3 dead as 13 coaches of Patna-Vasco Express derails in UP, goods train derails in Odisha

New Delhi/Allahabad/Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 : At least three passengers were killed and seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express jumped the track on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh. In another incident, 14 wagons of a goods train loaded with coal derailed in Odisha’s Khurda Road. The Indian Railways announced […]

Australian retailers prepare for battle with Amazon

Canberra, Nov 24 : Major Australian retailers have come out fighting as American e-commerce giant Amazon prepares to launch its operations in the country. Woolworths, whose main operations include supermarkets, liquor retailing and discount department stores, has said it will step up its own online offerings, reports Xinhua. Chairman Gordon Cairns told the company’s annual […]

Capt hails move to elevate Rahul as Congress president

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday welcomed the proposed elevation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president, describing it as a step in the right direction to revive the party’s fortunes ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Talking to mediapersons here, the Chief Minister said the party elections announced […]

Looking forward to next chapter in strengthening India-US relations: Ambassador

New Delhi, Nov 24 : The new US Ambassador to India, Kenneth I. Juster, has said that he looks forward to the next chapter in strengthening of relations between the two countries. Juster presented his credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday during an official ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here. “It was an honour […]

Over 30 lakh houses sanctioned for urban poor: Government

New Delhi, Nov 24 : Over 30 lakh houses have been sanctioned till now under the central government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) scheme, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said here on Friday. The Minister said more than four lakh houses have already been constructed. Speaking at the launch of a national workshop […]