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Flood threat looms over Punjab, Haryana; water level in Bhakra dam crosses critical mark

India, Aug. 20 -- Rains in the northern states have claimed at least 39 lives over the weekend, triggering landslides, leaving hundreds of people stranded in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand even as f... Read More


10 missing after floods wash away 15 houses in Uttarakhand

India, Aug. 18 -- Ten people have gone missing as heavy rains damaged 15 houses in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. According to disaster management officials, the downpour from late Saturday night... Read More


Four dead, 20 rescued as rain washes away several houses in Uttarakhand

India, Aug. 18 -- Four people were killed while 20 others were rescued across Uttarakhand as it continued to receive heavy rain since Saturday, officials said. Uttarkashi was the worst-hit district i... Read More


Man commits suicide after son's lynching

India, Aug. 16 -- The father of a 28-year-old Dalit man, who died of head injuries in mid-July after he was allegedly thrashed by a group of men for knocking down an elderly woman in Rajasthan's Alwar... Read More


Punjab's Doaba shuts down over demolition of shrine

India, Aug. 14 -- JALANDHAR/LUDHIANA Shops, businesses and school shut down in Punjab's Doaba region and road traffic blocked on Tuesday in response to a call given by the Ravidassia community against... Read More


17-yr-old Bengal girl abducted, murdered

India, Aug. 14 -- Kolkata/Midnapore The body of a 17-year-old girl was found in Asansol town in Bengal's West Burdwan district on Tuesday morning, three days after she was kidnapped, police said. The... Read More


30 dead in Kerala as rain pounds West Coast, Met issues Code Red: 10 points

Mumbai, Aug. 9 -- There was no let-up from battering rains in the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra with many dead and several reported missing. Flood situation continues to be gra... Read More


Class 10 question on 'Jai?Shri Ram' stirs row

Kolkata/Midnapore:, Aug. 8 -- The issues of chanting Jai Shri Ram and returning so-called cut money that rocked the political theatre in West Bengal during the recent parliamentary elections found the... Read More


Three drown in river trying to shoot video on TikTok in Muzaffarpur

India, Aug. 8 -- Three youths drowned into a swollen Budhi Gandak river near Sangam ghat in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday after they jumped into it reportedly in an attempt to shoot video ... Read More


Downpour leaves Gautam Budh Nagar waterlogged

Noida, Aug. 7 -- Tuesday morning's heavy downpour caused waterlogging for hours in Gautam Budh Nagar, with traffic jams in several parts of Noida and other areas of the district. The city saw an avera... Read More