17 dead, 160 trapped in Pune landslide31 July 2014, Pune, M Post BureauAt least 17 people were killed when torrential rains triggered a landslide at a village in Maharashtra’s Pune district on Wednesday, burying over 160 as 400 NDRF personnel looked for survivors and bodies in the mud-and-rock debris battling inclement weather.
Naroda Patiya riots: Maya Kodnani gets bail
The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted bail to former minister Maya Kodnani, who was convicted and sentenced to 28 years’ imprisonment in the 2002 Naroda Paitya riots case in which 97 people were killed.
Sibal, 15 other ex-ministers served eviction notice! Sixteen former ministers of the UPA government are staying unauthorised in government bungalows for over a month now and have been served eviction notices, the Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday.
Sanskrit varsity functioning without V-C for 3 years! Despite prime minister Narendra Modi’s professed stand to promote Sanskrit language and its introduction in CBSE-affiliated schools across the country, the premier centre teaching classical language is suffering due to government apathy.
Chickens fed antibiotics to grow faster: StudyClaiming that it found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in Delhi-NCR region, an environment body on Wednesday said ‘large-scale and indiscriminate’ use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be ‘strongly linked’ to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians.
India stare at crushing defeatIndia were staring at a crushing defeat after yet another miserable batting display gave England a complete stranglehold in the third cricket Test.
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Oblique night image provided by NASA shows Italy and Sicily on July 26, 2014, as seen from the International Space Station.