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12 April, 2018 4:40 PM Kashmir tense after Kulgam killings

Kashmir remained tense on Thursday in the wake of four civilian deaths during a counter-militancy operation in Kulgam on Wednesday. The authorities closed all major colleges and schools “as a precautionary measure”. However, students of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Sopore, and the National Institute of Technology 15

11 April, 2018 8:26 AM Jawan Dead In Encounter In Kashmir's Kulgam, Clashes Kill 3 Civilians

The news of civilian deaths in Kulgam led to more clashes between students and security personnel in Sopore. All schools and colleges in Kulgam have been asked to stay close and internet services remain suspended across south Kashmir Srinagar: An Army jawan and three civilians, including a 15-year-old, were killed in an ongoing gun battle between security 71

10 April, 2018 4:19 AM Tropical cyclone Keni approaches Fiji

Tropical cyclone Keni, which has upgraded to a category 3 storm, was approached the island nation of Fiji on Tuesday and authorities have warned the public to make preparations for it. Keni is expected to be closest to the island state from midday and the weather office is expecting the storm to pass south of Nadi, the third largest city of Fiji, before 93

6 April, 2018 11:36 AM Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athlete in 'serious' condition after contracting malaria

The Games` organising committee said the 23-year-old was admitted to Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) on Thursday. GOLD COAST: An athlete at the Commonwealth Games is in a "serious" condition at a Gold Coast hospital after contracting malaria, organisers said on Friday. The Games` organising committee (GOLDOC) said the 23-year-old was admitted to Gold Coast 52

22 March, 2018 11:19 AM The jackfruit’s journey to becoming Kerala’s official fruit

There are many reasons to celebrate the rise in status of the abundant and versatile jackfruit The name Jackfruit originates from the Malayalam name Chakka, which Garcia da Orta, a Portuguese scholar, wrote as ‘jaca’ in 1563. It later became jackfruit in English. Chakka in Malayalam originates from ‘Che-Kai’, meaning a group of green fruits (kai) joined 2

16 March, 2018 12:38 PM These Olive Ridley hatchlings have a helping hand

Every year, newly-hatched Olive Ridley turtles emerge from shallow nests on the beach and slowly crawl towards the sea. The babies need to get to the sea on their own, using the moonlight as their guide. However, there is a chance that they turn elsewhere for guidance. The city's bright lights disorient them and they end up crawling in the wrong direction 31

14 March, 2018 2:03 AM SC allows Kerala to decide on toddy shops near highways

Ban on liquor shops had hit livelihood of 3,078 toddy tappers, court told The Supreme Court on Tuesday left it to the Kerala government to decide whether toddy shops in areas covered by local bodies or areas proximate to municipal pockets should be exempted from the nationwide prohibition on liquor sale within 500 metres along highways. A Bench led by Chief 41

13 March, 2018 9:13 PM Railways Gives Compensation To 36 Elphinstone Bridge Stampede Victims

A total of 39 claims (18 deaths and 21 injuries) were filed before the Railway Claims Tribunal after the tragedy in which 23 people lost their lives. New Delhi: The Railway Claims Tribunal, Mumbai, today awarded compensation to 36 victims, which included 17 death and 19 injury cases, of the Elphinstone foot overbridge stampede, the railways said on Tuesday 77

8 March, 2018 11:51 AM Nitrogen dioxide caused thousands of premature deaths, finds German study

The Germany government says thousands of people die prematurely each year from the harmful effects of nitrogen dioxide, a gas that’s also produced by diesel engines. According to a study released March 8 by the Federal Office for the Environment, almost 6,000 people died prematurely in 2014 from illnesses that are known to be caused or aggravated by nitrogen 37

1 March, 2018 5:27 PM Blizzards kill more than 50 in Europe

Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe on Thursday, forcing Geneva’s busy airport to close, as the region shivered in a deep freeze that has gripped countries from the far north to Mediterranean beaches in the south. The death toll continued to mount, as another three people perished in Poland, taking the number of victims there to 21, most of them rough 23