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22 October, 2018 5:07 AM How Harvard Selects A Student: One Admitted For Every 19 Rejected

The numbers are ruthless: Out of more than 40,000 applications a year to Harvard University, not quite 2,000 make the final cut. Just one admitted for every 19 rejected. Every year high school seniors with straight A's, perfect test scores and stellar recommendations wonder why they didn't make it. Now, the curtains have been lifted on Harvard's decision-making 30

22 October, 2018 2:32 AM Woman Allegedly Gang-Raped And Tortured, Jumps Off Third Floor Naked

Two men have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 23-year-old Nepali woman near Rajasthan's Jaipur, police said Sunday. Based on the survivor's complaint, the accused Lokesh Saini, 19 and Kamal Saini, 4, were arrested late Saturday night, said ACP Jaipur South KK Awasthi. The accused had allegedly gang-raped the woman on the intervening night of Friday 33

22 October, 2018 2:30 AM Man Arrested With 131 Cartons Of Spurious Liquor In Delhi

The police arrested Ravi while his co-accused Sandeep alias Sonu, a resident of Jhajjar district in Haryana, managed to escape. A 25-year-old man was arrested after 131 cartons of spurious liquor were seized from his possession, police said Sunday. The accused was identified as Ravi, resident of Jhajjar district in Haryana, said Additional Commissioner 119

21 October, 2018 5:35 PM Amritsar Train Accident Death Toll Rises To 62

At least 300 people were watching the 'Ravana dahan' at a ground adjacent to the tracks when the accident took place. A 19-year-old man injured in Friday's train tragedy died of his injuries at a hospital on Sunday, taking the death toll to 62. Municipal Councillor Rajinder Saini said Harsh, a resident of ward number 24, died on Sunday evening 44

20 October, 2018 4:02 PM Four Himalayan Peaks Named After Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The peaks are located on the right flank of Gangotri glacier, Colonel Amit Bisht, principal of Nehru Institute of Mountaineering said. Four Himalayan peaks near Gangotri glacier have been named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The peaks are located at 6,557, 6,566, 6,160 and 6,100 metres on the right flank of Gangotri glacier, said Colonel 42

20 October, 2018 2:04 PM After Amritsar Tragedy, A Frantic Search For Missing Family Members

At least 61 people were killed Friday evening after a crowd watching Ravan burning was run over by a train near Joda Phatak in Amritsar. Many panic-stricken family members of people killed or wounded in Friday's Amritsar tragedy searched frantically from one hospital to another for any clue about the fate of their loved ones. "My son is missing since 219

20 October, 2018 2:03 PM Man 'stoned to death' by monkeys in UP, family wants FIR against simians

Family claims that bricks were thrown at his head and chest, and he succumbed to injuries at the hospital. Baghpat: A 70-year-old man was allegedly stoned to death by some monkeys in a village in Baghpat, putting the police in a fix as the deceased's family wants an FIR to be registered against them. The incident took place on October 17 in Tikri village 46

20 October, 2018 12:07 PM Amritsar train mishap: List of accident caused by trespassing in history of railways

At least 59 people were killed and several injured on Friday after a speeding train ran through a crowd in Punjab's Amritsar. The accident happened during Dussehra celebrations following which an air of gloom prevailed amongst the people in the state. The schools and offices in the state were shut. However, this is not the first accident where lives 48

20 October, 2018 11:54 AM No Approval Was Given For Dussehra Event: Amritsar Municipal Corporation

At least 61 people were killed and 72 injured on Friday evening after a crowd standing on railway tracks, watching a Ravan effigy burn on Dussehra, was run over by a train near Joda Phatak in Amritsar. Amritsar police on Saturday said that though they had given a "no objection" certificate for the Dussehra celebration near Joda Phatak, the organisers 47

20 October, 2018 11:35 AM Kidnapped Indian-Origin Tanzanian Billionaire Mohammed Dewji freed

Mr Dewji's disappearance made international headlines, with his family offering a reward of one billion Tanzanian shillings for information leading to his rescue. Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was captured by gunmen outside a gym here nine days ago, is back home safe after his kidnappers freed him, the police said. Mr Dewji 48