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Delhi hotel fire horror kills 17

NEW DELHI: At least 17 people were killed when a major fire engulfed a five-storey hotel in the heart of the Indian capital before dawn on Tuesday, leaving some survivors in critical condition and others dazed and shaken.

Quirky things to do in Manchester

When you go for a vacation at a place, you believe this is the first and the last time you are going there. So, you decide to enjoy everything of that place at that one visit. If you are a tourist, you will be very aware about the conventional things to do and visit at that place. But if you are a traveller, explorer to be specific, you would love to do things that usual people do not do. Doing strange thing which is weird to all other, but is famous to the place is the first things to notice for an explorer. Here is a list of such quirky and funny things to do in the city of Manchester.

Punjab govt authorised Police Head Constables to challan smoking offenders

CHANDIGARH: In order to ensure the strict compliance of Anti Tobacco Laws in Punjab, State Government has issued the list of competent persons to issue challan who smoke tobacco at public places. Now, All police officials equivalent to the rank of Head Constable or above and police officials who are authorized to issue traffic challan are also competent to act against any person who commits any offence under section 4 or section 6 of Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Supply and Distribution Act-2003 within jurisdiction in the State of Punjab.

7 killed in Paris building fire

PARIS:  At least seven people were killed and over 30 injured on Tuesday due to a blaze in an eight-storey building in the French capital, fire services said.

Thousands pay homage to Tumakuru seer

TUMAKURU (KARNATAKA): Thousands of people from across Karnataka have paid homage to the 111-year-old seer Shivakumara Swami at the Siddaganga Mutt on the town's outskirts, said an official on Tuesday.

City police issues various ban orders

JALANDHAR: The city police on Wednesday has issued various prohibitory orders to maintain the law and order in its jurisdiction.

Google Doodle celebrates Anglo-Indian entrepreneur Sake Dean Mahomed

NEW DELHI:  Search engine giant Google on Tuesday celebrated the birth anniversary of Sake Dean Mahomed who was the first Indian author to publish a book in English and later, to open an Indian restaurant in Britain.

Goa beach shack operators oppose move to cap prices

PANAJI:  Operators of beach shacks, temporary palm-thatched shacks which offer food and refreshments on Goa's beaches, have opposed a proposed move by the Tourism Ministry to fix a cap on prices of food and beverages.

Goa beach shack operators oppose move to cap prices

PANAJI:  Operators of beach shacks, temporary palm-thatched shacks which offer food and refreshments on Goa's beaches, have opposed a proposed move by the Tourism Ministry to fix a cap on prices of food and beverages.

Smart speakers have 97% satisfaction rate in India: Accenture

NEW DELHI: Standalone voice assistants -- or smart speakers -- are one of the fastest adopted technologies in India and have a 97 per cent satisfaction rate among Indian consumers, according to a report from Accenture.

'Apocalypse Now' editor Richard Marks dead

NEW YORK:  Oscar-nominated film editor Richard Marks is dead. He was 75.

1,000 arrested under Op Broken Window after violent shutdown over Sabarimala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: More than 1,000 people have been arrested in Kerala under a police operation “Broken Window” following Thursday’s shutdown over the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple as political workers clashed with police and each other across the state.

Facebook tracks even those Android users who don't have the app: Study

LONDON:  Making things worse for Facebook, which is already mired in controversies surrounding data leaks of tens of millions of its users, a new research has found that the social media giant tracks even those Android users who do not use the app.

Emergency-fame retired judge C.S. Dharmadhikari dead

NAGPUR:  Retired justice Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari, who delivered a landmark verdict during the Emergency on human rights, died here on Thursday at a private hospital following a brief illness.

Deja Vu? New Year rush clogs Delhi again; nearly 2 lakh gather at CP, India Gate

NEW DELHI: Commuters faced a harrowing time on the first day of 2019 as traffic moved at snail’s pace, leading to long jams that lasted for hours in several areas across Delhi.

Garam dharam inspired from veteran actor dharmendra all set to get to get launched by act or dharmendra it self at mohali

MOHALI:  Mohali is all set to witness a revolution in Food and Nightlife as The City of Food lovers is all set to welcome Dharmendra’s Garam Dharam with the Grand opening by Veteran actor Dharmendra itself. So while the News of Garam Dharam by Actor Dharmendra itself was huge news, the launch scheduled by Actor Dharmendra will soon be the biggest reason for fans to rejoice.

HC orders immediate release of 1995 murder case convict Sushil Sharma

NEW DELHI:  The Delhi High Court on Friday ordered the immediate release of former Youth Congress leader Sushil Kumar Sharma, who is serving a life term in the 1995 murder of his wife Naina Sahni.

Security guard, resident of Amritsar, killed in hit and run accident

PHAGWARA: Amritsar resident Shamsher Singh working as Security Guard at Haweli Restaurant Phagwara was killed on the spot when a speeding vehicle hit him  before Haweli near Khajurala after midnight last night. The Vehicle driver succeeded to flee. The Police have registered case and sent the dead body to Civil Hospital Phagwara for Post-Mortem examination.

Paris tourist sites to close amid protest fears

PARIS:  Tourist sites, including the Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower, in Paris will be closed over the weekend amid fears of further street violence due to "yellow vests" anti-government protests.

PSU oil companies should share feasibility study for new outlets

CHENNAI:  As a part of transparency in the appointment of new dealerships, the three public sector oil companies should give out feasibility/viability report to potential dealers, specify the return on investment (RO) and also provide an exit clause to them as well as the existing ones, a Tamil Nadu Petroleum Dealers Association (TNDA) official said.


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