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GoAir flight with 185 passengers onboard suffers mid-air engine snag, forced to turn back to Ahmedabad GoAir flight with 185 passengers onboard suffers mid-air engine snag, forced to turn back to Ahmedabad
A Kolkata-bound GoAir flight was forced to turn back to Ahmedabad after suffering mid-air technical snag on Wednesday. The plane, which had 185 passengers on board, made a safe emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. The engine of the GoAir Airbus Neo aircraft faced a snag after taking off from Ahmedabad, reported news agency ANI. This comes a day after India...
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Rising number of stray cows add to PM Narendra Modi's farmer woes as Lok Sabha election looms Rising number of stray cows add to PM Narendra Modi's farmer woes as Lok Sabha election looms
KAKRIPUR/MAHABAN: As night fell on the bucolic northern Indian hamlet of Mahaban, Gopi Chand Yadav gathered blankets and a flashlight to spend the night sitting on a wooden platform in his field. His task: to use bamboo sticks to ward off stray cattle from intruding and eating a maturing mustard crop. Like Yadav, many thousands of farmers stay awake to guard their farms over a cold winter or fa...
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Trainee aircraft of Carver aviation crashes near Pune, pilot injured Trainee aircraft of Carver aviation crashes near Pune, pilot injured
Maharashtra: A trainee aircraft of pilot training institute Carver aviation crashed near Indapur in Pune on Tuesday. The trainee pilot was injured in the crash and has been rushed to a hospital in Baramati. The pilot, who has been identified as Siddharth, has reportedly got a fracture in the hand. The accident took place soon after the plane took off at 12:30 pm. Locals rushed to the rescue...
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Mamata's 'satyagrah' live updates: United Oppn puts pressure on Centre, BJP hits back Mamata's 'satyagrah' live updates: United Oppn puts pressure on Centre, BJP hits back
KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee continued her sit-in protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre on Monday over the CBI's attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with chit fund scams. Mamata has maintained that she will continue her "Satyagraha" till the country and its Constitution are "saved". A full-blown face-off between Mamata government an...
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Khadi Express train tracing Mahatma Gandhi's life to begin in 2 months Khadi Express train tracing Mahatma Gandhi's life to begin in 2 months
New Delhi: A Khadi Express' train tracing the life journey of Mahatma Gandhi in the country and his love for Khadi will be started in two months, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said. The special train will consist of eight bogies including one compartment dedicated to exhibitions and paintings of the Father of the Nation, displaying his lifestyle and...
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Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation
KOLKATA: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday sought an explanation from the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar after he skipped the two-day Election Commission’s review meeting in the state. “Kolkata Police commissioner was replaced by the special commissioner. When we asked him where was he, he said that he doesn’t know the whereabouts of the commissioner and added t...
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Eight Indian nationals arrested by US authorities in fake university sting Eight Indian nationals arrested by US authorities in fake university sting
WASHINGTON: US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Wednesday arrested eight persons - believed to be either Indian citizens or Indian Americans - for using fruad means to help hundreds of immigrants remain in the US illegally as students. Those arrested are in their late 20s or early 30s. Though the ICE did not reveal the nationalities of the arrested persons, they are dentified as Bar...
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Anna Hazare goes on indefinite fast over Lokpal, Lokayuktas Anna Hazare goes on indefinite fast over Lokpal, Lokayuktas
Social activist Anna Hazare began his indefinite hunger strike at his village Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district on Wednesday morning. The 81-year-old anti-corruption crusader has been demanding the formation of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states. Hazare stated that he doesn't want any political leaders joining the strike this time. "We don`t want political leade...
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On Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary, Mumbai artist creates portrait with 33,000 Rudrakshas On Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary, Mumbai artist creates portrait with 33,000 Rudrakshas
MUMBAI: On the eve of the 93rd birth anniversary of late Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray, city-based artist Chetan Raut created a special portait with 33,000 rudraksha beads. “Balasaheb Thackeray had a special relationship with rudraksha, so I wanted this portrait to be made of it,” says Raut. “It is an 8x8 feet portrait and is made up of 33,000 rudrakshas. I tried to make it a world r...
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Valiant display of military might, colour and culture 70th Republic Day Parade Valiant display of military might, colour and culture 70th Republic Day Parade
As India celebrated its 70th Republic Day on Saturday, grand celebrations showcasing India's military might, valiant armed forces and cultural diversity was on show at Rajpath. In attendance were South African President Cyril Ramaphosa -the Chief guest of honour, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers and leaders of Opposition parties. The parade officially...
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