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  India   All India  29 Dec 2017

India, All india, 29 Dec 2017

Mumbai: Patrons took selfies as fire engulfed pub, delaying evacuation

Difficulty in finding the exit door also impeded rescue efforts, forcing nervous customers to lock themselves up in toilets.

29 Dec 2017 9:10 PM

Kamala Mills fire kills 14, pub defied safety norms, say cops; BMC begins crackdown

The victims of the blaze included a woman celebrating her 29th birthday and many of her friends, officials said.

29 Dec 2017 8:55 PM

Year ender 2017: Dissent seeks new heights as political leaders go anti-party

Some tweeted, some fought movements, but none shied away from expressing opinions, even ones that opposed their party statements.

29 Dec 2017 6:43 PM

Not desiring Gauri Lankesh's fate, Humans of Hindutva quits Facebook

The admin called an end to this 'David vs Goliath' fight, congratulating 'Hindutva' for winning it, as he himself surrendered the table.

29 Dec 2017 5:07 PM

Kamala Mills deadly fire latest addition to '29' series of tragedies in Mumbai

India's financial capital was rocked by three tragedies in 2017 - a deluge, a stampede and a major blaze -- all on the 29th.

29 Dec 2017 5:00 PM


BJP MP says millions denied pension as fingerprints don’t match Aadhaar data

BJP lawmaker Sushil Kumar Singh raised issue in the Zero Hour and asked Centre to consider the matter seriously and resolve the problem.

29 Dec 2017 4:42 PM

Kolkata: Police rescue teenage runaway girl with help of sex workers

The teenager had run away from home for poor scores in selection of class 10 boards and was given refuge by a sex worker.

29 Dec 2017 4:41 PM

Mizoram church Solomon’s Temple, built in 1997, opens for public

'In the year 1991, God had shown me Solomon's Temple in my dreams,' says Lb Sailo, founder, Kohhran Thianghlim Church.

29 Dec 2017 2:55 PM

Kamala Mills fire: 28-yr-old dies on birthday; husband identifies body

11 of the dead are women, most of them in their 20s and early 30s. Most of the bodies were found near a women's washroom, witnesses said.

29 Dec 2017 2:29 PM

Himachal Congress MLA slaps lady cop, gets slapped back

Congress MLA Asha Kumari had an altercation with a woman constable over entry to the venue and all of a sudden she slapped the constable.

29 Dec 2017 2:13 PM


RS Chairman Naidu reminds ministers not to use ‘beg’ in House

Naidu on the opening day of the winter session advised the ministers and members to not use 'I beg to lay' the papers in the House.

29 Dec 2017 1:59 PM

Don't breach local laws, China warns its tourists in India

The Chinese Embassy in Delhi in its notice did not give details of any violations, but warned its citizens to abide by laws in six areas.

29 Dec 2017 12:45 PM

Fadnavis expresses grief over Kamala Mills fire, orders action against erring officials

Devendra Fadnavis has directed BMC Commissioner ‘to take strong action against erring officials immediately’.

29 Dec 2017 11:44 AM

Brothers reunite: On Dhirubhai's birthday, Mukesh bails out Anil's company

Mukesh acquired spectrum, tower, optical fiber network and other wireless assets from the debt-ridden Reliance Communications.

29 Dec 2017 11:43 AM

MP Sarpanch, 51, loses job for trying to marry 12-yr-old girl

The sarpanch had booked helicopter ride for his would-be wife and sought permission for constructing temporary helipad.

29 Dec 2017 11:07 AM


Make arrangements for Pak's 578 Indian prisoners to meet kin: LS member

'If Jadhav’s condition is such, in what state would have other Pak prisoners survived for so long' asked Vinod Sonkar.

29 Dec 2017 10:46 AM

We faced humiliation same as Jadhav’s family in Pak: Sarabjit’s sister

'When I met Sarabjit, he cried a lot, asking me to help prove his innocence,' Dalbir Kaur recalled.

29 Dec 2017 10:38 AM

Jadhav-kin meet extended to 40 minutes; it was ‘humanitarian gesture’: Pak

Pak again defends imposing harsh security procedures during Jadhav-kin meet, claims it had been bilaterally agreed with India.

29 Dec 2017 10:19 AM

Triple talaq bill should punish offender for 10 yrs: UP Shia Waqf Board

UP Shia Waqf Board chairman lashed out at AIMPLB for opposing the bill and said that it is trying to make India, Afghanistan.

29 Dec 2017 9:38 AM

Mumbai: 14 dead, mostly women, in fire at Kamala Mills Compound

According to sources, others who were injured in the incident were rushed to the King Edward Memorial Hospital and the Sion Hospital.

29 Dec 2017 8:07 AM