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An electricity official tries his mobile sitting near series of damaged Electricity poles at Berhampur in Odisha. - PTI
Rajdhani Express catches fire in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS): Passengers on board the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a narrow escape on Tuesday after the pantry car of the train caught fire near Dharamtul station in Nagaon district in Assam. ...

Pnars in Meghalaya celebrate Durga Puja
Nartiang (Meghalaya), Oct 15 (IANS): As millions across India thronged Durga Puja marquees on the penultimate day of the festival on Sunday, so did the Pnars, an indigenous tribe of Meghalaya comprising Christians, continuing a 400-year-old tradition ...

EU to host major India-focused business meet
Brussels, Oct 15 (IANS): Around 170 delegates from Europe and India, including CEOs, marketing practitioners, entrepreneurs and government and EU officials, are expected to participate in a Trade and Investment Partnership Summit (TIPS 2013), in whic ...

UPA in office costing the nation: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS): As the wholesale price index touched a seven-month high, the BJP on Tuesday said every day of the UPA government in office is costing the nation. ...

Durga Puja ends in Tripura with immersion of idols
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS): The five-day Durga Puja festival ended on Monday with the immersion of several hundred Durga idols in rivers and ponds in Tripura. ...

Maiden CPI-M meet in Tripura on Dec 13
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS): The CPI-M's central committee, the highest policy-making forum of the country's largest Marxist party, would meet in Left-ruled Tripura for the first time on December 13, a party leader said here on Tuesday. ...

Tripura Police officer held for raping minor
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS): An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Tripura Police has been arrested on charges of raping a minor girl in southern Tripura, police said here on Tuesday. ...

Judicial probe ordered into temple tragedy
BHOPAL, Oct 14 (IANS): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan Monday ordered a judicial probe into the temple stampede that left over 110 people dead. ...

Heavy rain triggers floods in Odisha, thousands evacuated
BHUBANESWAR, Oct 14 (IANS): Heavy rain brought by cyclone Phailin Sunday triggered floods in Odisha, forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of people after rain water entered their homes, officials said Monday. ...

Durga Puja ends in Bengal with idol immersion
KOLKATA, Oct 14 (IANS): Braving the downpour, people thronged Durga puja pandals to offer their tributes to the goddess on the last day of the five-day festivity. ...

Nobel Prize in Economics goes to three US experts
STOCKHOLM, Oct 14 (IANS): The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to US economists Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller for their empirical analysis of asset prices, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced here Monday. ...

Ex-union minister Mohan Dharia dead
PUNE, Oct 14 (IANS): Former union minister and deputy chairman of Planning Commission Mohan Dharia passed away in a private hospital here following prolonged illness, a family friend said Monday. ...

Chandrababu Naidu recovering at Hyderabad hospital
HYDERABAD, Oct 14 (IANS): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, whose six-day fast in Delhi was forcibly ended Saturday, is recovering from jaundice at a hospital here. ...

Bounty for Tamil Nadu cops for nabbing terrorists
CHENNAI, Oct 14 (IANS): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday announced cash awards for over 250 police personnel involved in nabbing two Al-Umma terrorists in Andhra Pradesh's Puttur town Oct 5 and another terrorist near Chennai. ...

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