Elephant kills man during morning walk in Haridwar

Haridwar, Nov 14 (IANS) A man who was out on a morning walk was killed by an elephant here in Uttarakhand on Wednesday, police said. Eyewitness accounts said an elephant chased the 54-year-old man, identified as Virendra Singh. Though he tried to flee, he failed and was attacked by the[Read More…]

IPL: Pacer Starc released by Kolkata Knight Riders

Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Australia pacer Mitchell Starc on Wednesday said that he was released by his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ahead of the upcoming season. Starc, who missed the last edition due to an injury, was bought by KKR in the 2018 auction for[Read More…]

ESA’s Gaia spots a ‘ghost’ galaxy next to Milky Way

London, Nov 14 (IANS) Using the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Gaia telescope, an international team of astronomers discovered an enormous ‘ghost’ galaxy lurking on the outskirts of the Milky Way. Behind the Milky Way’s disc, Gaia spotted a massive object with an extremely low density, named Antlia 2 (or Ant[Read More…]

Trucker’s body recovered from landslide debris in J&K

Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) The body of a truck driver, who was killed in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir on November 5, was recovered from the debris on Wednesday after nine days, officials said. The driver, Manjeet Singh, was behind the wheels of the ill-fated truck that was swept[Read More…]

Pilot, Gehlot to contest Rajasthan polls (Lead)

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot — both claimants to the Chief Ministerial post — on Wednesday announced here that they will contest the December 7 state Assembly elections but avoided answering questions on who will be the CM face.[Read More…]

Telangana CM files nomination for Gajwel assembly seat

Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday filed his nomination in the Gajwel constituency in Siddipet district for next month’s Assembly elections. At 2.34 p.m., the ‘mahuratam’ fixed by his astrologers, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief submitted his nomination papers to[Read More…]

Kubbra Sait, Mithila Palkar to be the POW-fect Girls

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Stars Kubbra Sait, Mithila Palkar and Ira Dubey will be honoured for their contribution to the world of entertainment by featuring in the list of The POW-fect Girls. Cartoon Network, home to the three superhero sisters — Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, celebrates the 20 years of[Read More…]

Woman activist-tantri spar ahead of Sabarimala pilgrimage

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) Woman activist Trupti Desai on Wednesday waded into the Sabarimala issue when she asked for complete police protection during her visit to the temple starting Friday. But temple activist Rahul Eashwar promised to fight her tooth-and-nail to prevent her an entry. Desai wrote to Kerala Chief[Read More…]

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