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Former India president Mukherjee dies after developing lung infection

NEW DELHI – Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for COVID-19 this month, died on Monday after weeks in hospital. He was 84. New Delhi’s Army Hospital (Research And Referral) said earlier in the day that Mukherjee had gone into a septic shock after coming […]

Former president Pranab Mukherjee is dead

New Delhi, Aug 31:  Former president Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday in an army hospital here, his son Abhijit said. He was 84. Mukherjee was admitted to hospital on August 10 and a health bulletin this morning said he was in a deep coma and on ventilator support. […]

Srisailam Hydel project tragedy: two bodies recovered

(Eds: rpting after correcting name in 1st line of 3rd para) Hyderabad, Aug 21: Two bodies have been recovered by rescue teams from the Srisailam hydroelectric plant on the Telangana-Andhra Pradesh border, where nine persons are feared trapped in a fire mishap, officials said on Friday. Both were […]

Air India Express plane crashes in Kerala, at least two feared dead

CHENNAI – At least two people were feared dead, and 35 injured when an Air India passenger plane crashed in the city of Calicut as it came in to land in heavy rain on Friday, police said. The Air India Express plane from Dubai had 191 passengers and […]

Amit Shah tests positive for coronavirus, hospitalised

NEW DELHI – Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that he had tested positive for coronavirus and had been admitted to hospital. Amit Shah, a close aide to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and one of the country’s most powerful politicians, heads a key ministry that has been […]

Cong MLAs holed up in Jaipur hotel, doors still open for Pilot

Jaipur/New Delhi, Jul 13: Congress MLAs on Monday holed themselves up in a resort near Jaipur after a legislature party meeting, where they expressed support for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and only indirectly referred to Sachin Pilot, whose rebellion threatens his government. A resolution adopted at the Congress […]

PM reaches Ladakh on surprise visit, interacts with troops

New Delhi, Jul 3:  Days after a violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in East Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Leh where he interacted with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP Modi, accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, reached […]

Senior Advocate Sh. B.S. Salathia passes away at PGI

open view news desk JAMMU, JUNE 27: Sh. B.S. Salathia, a Senior Designated Advocate and Former President of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Jammu, has passed away. He was ill and was admitted to the PGI Hospital, Chandigarh. The untimely demise of Mr. Salathia is […]

Sushant Singh Rajput found hanging in Bandra home

Mumbai, Jun 14:  Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 34. Rajput’s last big screen release was Rajkumar Hirani’s Chhichhore . He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there, Manoj Sharma, additional […]

Irrfan Khan dies in Mumbai hospital

Mumbai, Apr 29: Irrfan Khan, one of India’s finest and most versatile actors, lost his battle with a rare form of cancer and died in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, a statement from his family said. He was 54. Irrfan, who was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, is […]

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