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Taiwan earthquake death toll reaches 14

Taipei, Feb 10, Search and rescue teams in Taiwan on Saturday pulled out two bodies of five members of a Chinese family who remain trapped after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the city of Hualien in Taiwan, raising the number of fatalities to 14, the Emergency Operation Centre said. The rescue mission to free the family

Khalsa Aid now reaches Dominica to help hurricane Maria victims

Three weeks since category 5 Hurricane Maria ripped through Dominica, the scope of the damage remains daunting, with islanders in dire need of water, electricity, food and supplies, the United Nations migration agency has reported as it continued to carry out an array of activities as part of the response. Volunteers of Khalsa Aid are

California wildfire death toll reaches 17

Washington, Oct 11, Wildfires raging across Northern California have killed at least 17 people as hundreds of firefighters battle the flames and keep thousands of people away from the blaze’s path. Most of the fires were ignited on Sunday, driven by winds of more than 50 mph and dry conditions. With no rain in the

CRPF reaches, tension simmers in Talwandi Sabo

Chandigarh: Though the occurrence of Sarbat Khalsa, a congregation of hardline Sikh leaders, which is scheduled for November 10, is yet uncertain, a sense of terror can be felt in and around Talwandi Sabo. The holy town that is known for the location of Takht Damdama Sahib is now barricaded from all sides. Heavy deployment

Indian team reaches Rajkot for first Test

Rajkot: Indian cricket team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, arrived here this morning for the first game of the five-match Test series against England, starting at Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium at Khandheri from November 9. Gautam Gambhir, Ishant Sharma, Jayant Yadav and Amit Mishra arrived here around 8.25 am along with Kohli and other

Kashmir unrest: Injured on Friday boy succumbs, toll reaches 91

Srinagar: A 13-year old Srinagar boy who sustained injures in clashes with security forces, succumbed to injuries on Saturday, taking the death toll to 91 in last three months of unrest. Junaid Ahmad Bhat a resident of Saidpora locality in Srinagar city was taken to to SKIMS (Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura on Friday

Modi reaches Gujarat to inaugurate irrigation project

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Jamnagar on Tuesday to launch the SAUNI Yojna irrigation scheme, a project he had initiated in 2012 as the Gujarat Chief Minister. “Gujarat warmly welcomes Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri @narendramodi ji,” Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani tweeted on Tuesday. Modi had initiated the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation

Paes reaches quarters of Winston-Salem Open with 108th partner

Winston-Salem (USA): Leander Paes joined hands with Germany’s Andre Begemann, his 108th partner on the ATP circuit, to enter the quarterfinals of the Winston-Salem Open with a straight set win over Chris Guccione and Andre Sa, here. The unseeded Indo-German pair won 6-4 6-4 against the Australian-Brazilian combination in the opening round of the USD

Sindhu reaches Vijayawada to a rousing reception

Vijayawada:  Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu on Tuesday reached Vijayawada to a grand welcome by the people. Large number of students and fans were lined up on either side of the road to welcome Sindhu as she emerged from Gannavaram Airport. Standing in a specially decorated open-top bus along with her coach Pullela Gopichand, parents

High-speed Talgo reaches Mumbai three hours late

Mumbai: Spanish-made high-speed train Talgo today completed its third and final phase of trials from New Delhi to Mumbai, but arrived at its destination over three hours behind schedule. The train had commenced its final phase trial run from Delhi yesterday at 7:55 PM and arrived in Mumbai today at 11.40 AM, over three hours

Kejriwal reaches Dharamsala for vipassana course

Dharamsala: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday reached this Himalayan hill station for 10 days of ‘vipassana’ meditation course. He will stay in the Himachal Vipassana Centre in Dharamkot — a tourist spot on the suburbs and close to the Dalai Lama’s abode — till August 12, centre in-charge Pawan Sharma told IANS. Sharma

Another batch of Amarnath yatris reaches Valley as yatra resumes

Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra resumed on Wednesday as another batch of pilgrims was allowed from winter capital Jammu to move to the Valley late on Tuesday evening. A senior police officer told IANS in Jammu, “A batch of 2,500 yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu yesterday (Tuesday) evening for the Valley.” “The

‘Mr. Robot’ global rant campaign reaches India

Mumbai: The team behind American drama-thriller television series “Mr. Robot” has initiated a unique coordinated global campaign which will see the show’s fictional hacker society ‘FSociety’ releasing nation-specific global rants via Facebook LIVE in 12 countries, including India, within a span of 24 hours. The campaign was launched in the US on Friday. The rants

Team India reaches West Indies to play four-Test series

St Kitts: Indian cricket team, led by skipperVirat Kohli, today reached St Kitts to play a four-Test bilateral series against the West Indies starting with the opening match at Antigua on July 21. New head coach Anil Kumble posted a photograph of the team in his twitter handle and wrote: “Reached St. Kitts… long flight..@cheteshwar1

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Shah Rukh Khan reaches 20mn followers on Twitter, thanks fans

Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan recorded a sweet video to thank his fans after he hit 20 million followers on Twitter. The 50-year-old actor said it is his fans messages that help him become a better person. “This is me Shah Rukh and this is not a thank you for the 20 million we have

Himachal CM reaches CBI office for questioning

New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters on Friday for the second round of questioning in the case involving acquiring wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. The questioning started a few minutes after the 81-year-old senior Congress leader arrived at the CBI office around