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Bengal: 9 dead, 41 injured as goods train rams into Kanchanjungha Exp

Kolkata/New Delhi, June 17 (UNI) Nine people, comprising train passengers and crew, were killed and 41 others injured when a goods train rammed into the rear of the stationary Sealdah-bound Kanchanjungha Express in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Monday, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said.

A senior railway official said “prima facie” it was a case of “human error” with the accident having been caused by "signal disregard".
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Killer of VIP chief's father arrested, confesses his guilt

17 Jul 2024 | 11:51 PM

Darbhanga, July 17(UNI) Police arrested killer of Jeetan Manjhi, father of VIP chief Mukesh Sahni,within 48 hours of sensational murder, which rocked Bihar after incident came to light on Tuesday morning.

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Over 15L devotees throng Puri to witness Suna Vesh of Lord Jagannath and his siblings atop chariots

17 Jul 2024 | 10:53 PM

Puri, July 17 (UNI) As anticipated, over fifteen lakh devotees witnessed the famous Suna Vesha of Lord Jagannath, his elder Balabhadra, and Devi Subhadra on the three chariots on Wednesday evening.

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Operation Nanhe Farishtey: 84,119 children rescued by RPF in last 7 yrs

17 Jul 2024 | 10:49 PM

Bhubaneswar, July 17 (UNI) The RPF has rescued 84,119 children who were at risk in stations and trains, preventing them from falling into harm's way during the last seven years (2018–May 2024), a release from East Coast Railway (EECoR) here said.

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Meghalaya salutes U Tirot Sing Syiem on death anniversary

17 Jul 2024 | 8:52 PM

Shillong, July 17 (UNI) Meghalaya on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to the memory of its legendary patriot U Tirot Sing Syiem on his 189th death anniversary.

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KSU pushed back 2500 migrant workers from Meghalaya

17 Jul 2024 | 8:51 PM

Shillong, July 17 (UNI) The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Wednesday claimed that 2500 migrant workers were “pushed back” from Meghalaya and blamed the state government for failing to implement legislations to stop illegal influx.

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