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8 killed in Manhattan attack, US calls it an act of terrorism

Washington, Nov 1 (PTI) At least eight people were killed and 11 other injured in Lower Manhattan today after a gunman in a truck plowed through a busy bike path, an incident the US termed…

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Tamil actor Kumarimuthu is dead

Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Actor-comedian Kumarimuthu breathed his last here on Sunday at a private hospital. He was 77. “He passed away on Sunday night at Kauvery hospital due to some age-related ailments,” a source…









Nepal plane crashes, two pilots killed

Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) Two pilots were killed when an aircraft belonging to the private sector Kasthamandap Air crashed in far western Nepal’s Kalikot district on Friday, an official said. Tje two pilots — Captain…





Aircraft crash-lands in Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) An unspecified number of passengers were injured when an aircraft crash landed in Kalikot district in Nepal on Friday. The Air Kasthamandap plane bound to Jumla from Nepalgunj landed in Chilkhaya…


Multiple deaths reported in US shooting

Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured when an employee went on a shooting spree in the midwestern US state of Kansas, authorities said. The shootings took place…


Gurgaon road accident kills three

Gurgaon, Feb 25 (IANS) Three members of a Haryana family, including a six-year-old girl, were killed when a van they were travelling in collided with a tractor trolley here on Thursday, police said. Vijay, his…



Nepal plane crash: All bodies recovered

Kathmandu, Feb 25 (IANS) The authorities in Nepal’s western Myagdi district on Thursday said the bodies of all 23 victims of the previous day’s passenger plane crash have been recovered. The bodies were being brought…


BSF trooper dies in accidental firing

Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) A border security force (BSF) trooper was killed in an incident of accidental firing in Srinagar district, an official said here on Thursday. “Constable Muhammad Yusuf of 92 battalion of BSF…