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Passenger train derails in Assam, motorman seriously injured


Guwahati, May 23 :Five coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in Kokrajhar district of Assam in the early hours today, seriously injuring its engine driver and causing minor injuries to some passengers. Northeast Frontier Railway spokesman Jayanta Sarma said that the accident occurred between Salakati and Basugaon at 5.15 AM as the 55753 UP Sifung passenger train ...

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Dutch cabinet partially ban burqas in public places


London, May 23 : The Dutch cabinet has imposed partial ban on wearing the face-covering Islamic veil i.e. burqua, at public areasincluding schools, hospitals and public transport. Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that the prohibition bill of Islamic veil passed on May 22 will be regulated in education and healthcare institutions and government buildings in future, but the decision was ...

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Michael Bloomberg: Impressed by Narendra Modi’s commitment to clean energy

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28:  Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends the "Genesis Generation Challenge" at Bloomberg Philanthropies on April 28, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)

Washington, May 23 : Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for proposing new public health standards for emissions from coal-fired power plants, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he is impressed by the Indian leader’s commitment to build a clean energy future for India. ”Congratulations to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking such a bold step toward his ...

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Siddaramaiah: Narendra Modi’s one-year rule total failure


New Delhi, May 23 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today termed the one-year rule of Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre as “a total failure”. ”It’s a total failure in one year,” the Congress Chief Minister said here while responding to queries about the performance of BJP led government at the Centre during the last one year.He further ...

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Meem Afzal slams Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi for his remarks on beef eaters


Srinagar, May 23 :Slamming Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s statement advising beef eaters to leave for Pakistan, Congress leader Meem Afzal today said it was a reflection of BJP leaders’ “mindset”. ”Earlier it was Giriraj Kishore who wanted people not voting for Narendra Modi to go to Pakistan. As many as 69 per cent people did not vote for Modi. ...

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