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5 burnt alive after bus caught fire in south India

At least five people were burnt alive after a bus caught fire in India. Twenty seven other passengers were injured. The bus was travelling in the south Indian state of Karnataka, from Vijayapura to Bengaluru. The bus caught fire on the highway in Chitradurga district in the early hours of Wednesday. The bus run by […]

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3 dead, several injured in violence over blasphemous Facebook post in India’s Bengaluru

Three people died in the south Indian city of Bengaluru after police fired on crowds protesting against an allegedly blasphemous Facebook post. Large crowds gathered at outside the house of a local politician whose relative was accused of making an “offensive” Facebook post about the Prophet Muhammad, which local media say has since been deleted. […]

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12 million people in India’s IT hub, Bengaluru placed under lockdown after coronavirus cases spike

India’s information and technology capital, Bengaluru has gone back into a coronavirus lockdown for a week from Tuesday 8:00pm after a sudden surge of infections. Places of worship, public transport, government and private offices would be shut during this period. Shops that are selling groceries and essentials would be allowed to operate with restricted timings. […]

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Coronavirus positive man dies waiting for ambulance by the road, ambulance arrives 3-hours later

A coronavirus positive man in his 60s collapsed on a busy road in Bangalore and died. What’s shocking is that the dead man’s body lay on the road for three hours until an ambulance could reach there. The man was on his way to the hospital. He asked the ambulance to reach the main road […]

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China’s Great Wall Motors to invest US$ 1 billion in India

China’s Great Wall Motors today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maharashtra government, to invest  in the state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing facility in Talegaon. The MOU was signed in the presence of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray and Sun Weidong, Chinese Ambassador to India. The company will invest $1 billion […]

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Rail official hides her coronavirus positive son at Bengaluru railway colony

A railway official in Bengaluru has been suspended for hiding her son, who returned from abroad and later tested positive for coronavirus or COVID 19, officials said on Friday. The officer allegedly concealed the travel history of her son; the 25-year-old had returned from Spain. The woman, an Assistant Personnel Officer, also booked her son […]

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At least 19 were killed after truck container hit a passenger bus in Coimbatore

At least 19 people were killed after the bus in which they were travelling in was hit by a container that had come off a truck coming from the opposite side on a highway in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, the police said. The twenty-three passengers who were injured were taken to different hospitals. The Kerala government-run […]

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Karnataka Congress MLA’s son crashes Bentley in a hit-and-run incident

The son of a Karnataka Congress MLA, who is out on bail in a pub assault case, has been accused of speeding a Bentley and injuring two men in a hit-and-run incident in Bengaluru. Mohammad Nelpad Harris, son of Congress MLA N Harris, was arrested in the assault case in 2018. On Sunday afternoon, M […]

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Seven-headed snake sighting leaves people curious

A large number of people are thronging 60 kilometers off Bengaluru to see a seven-headed serpent. Locals in Marigowdana Doddi village in Kanakapura spotted the ‘seven-headed’ snake near a temple. After the local news networks flashed the seven headed snake and it went viral on social media several people rushed to spot the miracle. In […]