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Jet Airways shuttle bus hits Air India aircraft in Kolkata

A Jet Airways shuttle bus crashed into an Air India aircraft (ATR- Kolkata to Silchar in Assam), which was parked at Bay no. 32 in Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBI- CCU), around 6:30 am. on Tuesday. Few parts of the aircraft and bus were damaged due to the accident, but no one was seriously hurt. Airport Authority ...

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Bangladesh: Lorry hits three-wheeler, 8 killed

Dhaka, Dec 15 : At least eight people were killed when a lorry hit a shallow-engine driven three-wheeler at Sirajganj town in Bangladesh on Tuesday, local media reports said. The accident left 10 others injured. The identity of the deceased is not known so far. The injured people have been shifted to a hospital for treatment. The three-wheeler, locally known ...

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7 earthquake hits Tajikistan, tremors felt in New Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 7 : An earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter Scale hit Tajikistan, the tremors of which was felt in Delhi and some other parts of north India on Monday, officials said. According to IMD website, the epicentre of the quake was located at Latitude 38.1 degrees north and Longitude 72.9 degrees east. IMD has called the earthquake, ...

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Rupee hits over two-year low

Mumbai, Nov 27 : The rupee on Friday hit over two-year low at 66.88 per dollar amid continued selling by foreign institutional investors in domestic stock and debt markets,reports said. The rupee slipped over 0.4 per cent or 32 paise at its day low, a level last seen in September 2013, when India was in the midst of a current ...

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4.9 earthquake hits Assam

Guwahati, Oct 30 : An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale hit Assam on Friday, officials said. The epicentre of the quake was located at Karmganj in Assam at latitude 24.6 degrees north and longitude 92.3 degrees east, IMD’s website said. The quake, which has been reportedly felt in several other north-eastern states, was felt at 3.45 am. It ...

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Strong quake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in India, PM Modi seeks urgent assessment

New Delhi, Oct 26 : As the northern part of India was jolted on Monday by a strong earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter Scale, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for an urgent assessment of the same while stating that the country is ready to provide assistance to the neighbouring affected Afghanistan and Pakistan. The quake had its epicentre ...

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5.5 earthquake hits Kashmir

Srinagar, June 30: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit the Kashmir valley on Tuesday, officials said. “A moderate intensity earthquake occurred at 3.40am early this morning,” an official with the Indian Meteorological Department said in a media statement. According to the statement, the epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hindukush mountain range of Afghanistan at latitude ...

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5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Assam

Guwahati, June 28: A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit Assam on Sunday. Tremors were also felt in Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh. According to reports, there have been no loss of life or property. The epicentre of the quake was 23 kms north of Basugaon in Assam at a depth of 10 kms.

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Sushma Swaraj hits back at tweet on daughter

New Delhi, June 17 : Being at the Centre of a raging controversy for providing help to former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi procure travel documents to the UK, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday reacted angrily to a tweet on her daughter. A tweet from the handle @pakoed accused that, “Sushma is no stranger to taking ...

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Rain hits fourth day, Bangladesh 111/3

Dhaka, June 13: Rain forced an early call- off of the fourth day’s play between Bangladesh and India as the hosts fought at 111 for three in their first innings in 30.1 overs that were bowled in the day on Saturday. Imrul Kayes (59*) and Shakib Al Hasan (0*) will resume proceedings on Sunday. Spinners R Ashwin (2-30) and Harbhajan ...

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