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  • Delhi: Person dies while cleaning sewage in LNJP Hospital
    New Delhi , Aug 20 : A sanitation worker died and three others were injured while cleaning sewage in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here on Sunday.

  • Utkal train derailment victims recall ordeal
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 20, : "Some were rescued out of the coaches, while some were stuck; some lost their legs and a few lost their hands, while some suffered fractures," said Dilip Singh Yadav from Gwalior.

  • South African Minister resigns over women assault claims
    Pretoria [South Africa], August 20 : South African Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana has resigned amid claims that he physically assaulted two women after an argument at a Johannesburg nightclub last weekend.

  • Utkal Express derailment: 'Driver was not informed of the construction work'
    New Delhi , Aug 20 : Following the derailment of 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which killed 23 people, former Railway Board chairman Arunendra Kumar on Sunday said that the prima facie, it appears that the driver of the train was not aware of the construction work and, therefore, the accident took place.

  • Nawaz refrains Hamza from campaigning for Kulsoom
    Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Differences have emerged in Nawaz Sharif's extended family as the founder of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has refrained his nephew Hamza Shahbaz to participate in the campaigning process of NA-120 by-elections, from where his wife Kulsoom Nawaz will contest after his disqualification in the Panamagate case.

  • Separatists 'starved' of funding post demonetisation, NIA crackdown: Jaitley
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 20 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the following the November 8 demonetisation drive and the recent National Investigation Agency (NIA) crackdown, the Separatists are being starved of foreign funding, urging the need to end armed militancy in the Valley.

  • Govt. will not hold back media under any circumstances: Nepal PM
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 20 : Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that his government will not hold back media under any circumstances.

  • Post Edgbaston thrashing, Holder calls on teammates to 'look in the mirror'
    Birmingham [UK], August 20 : West Indies captain Jason Holder has called on each of his teammates to look themselves in the mirror and see where they can improve in the aftermath of the crushing defeat in the opening Test of the three-match series against England.

  • Condemnable 'man-made' tragedy: Yechury on Utkal Express derailment
    New Delhi , Aug 20 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday slammed the Centre over the Muzaffarnagar train derailment disaster and said it was a condemnable man-made tragedy for which the Railways is responsible.

  • NAB summons ex-PM Sharif, family members to appear on Sunday
    Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Pakistan's top graft organisation National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to appear before it in Lahore on Sunday in a reference related to the Sharifs' Avenfield properties.

  • Death sentence for 10 over attempt to kill B'desh PM Hasina
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug 20 : Ten persons were awarded death penalty by a Dhaka court in a case filed over the attempted murder of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 17 years ago.

  • Investigation will be done if safety was hampered: Indian Railways
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) August 20 : General Manager of Northern Railways, Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said that a probe is underway in the Utkal Express derailment, adding if there was a minor work on the tracks when the accident took place which affected the safety of the public, then a required investigation will take place.

  • Train accidents have soared up during Modi regime, says Congress
    New Delhi , Aug 20 : The Congress Party on Sunday launched a scathing attack against the Centre over the deadly Utkal Express derailment and indicated that casualties and death due to train accidents soared up after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power.

  • CRPF authorities facilitate safe education to children in Srinagar
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Aug 20 : The higher authorities of the CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) opened a school within the premises of the Recruit Training Centres (RTC) to facilitate better education opportunities to their children.

  • Shahid Kapoor sets Twitter on fire with shirtless photo
    New Delhi , August 20 : BREATHE IN!! Shahid Kapoor's latest photo will make all girls go gaga over him.

  • Japan preparing for 'cyberspace war':North Korea
    Beijing [China], August 20 : North Korea has accused Japan of building a cyberspace attack force in its military for attacking the computer systems of rival countries, under the pretext of self-defense.

  • 'No room for laxity': Prabhu issues directives to CRB over UP derailment
    New Delhi , Aug. 20 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered the Chairman of the Railway Board (CRB) to fix responsibility on prima facie evidence by end of the day, in connection with the Utkal Express derailment in which 23 people have been killed.

  • Muruguza, Dimitrov eye maiden Cincinnati Masters' title
    Cincinnati [US], August 20 : Wimbledon champion Garbine Muruguza will face second seed Simona Halep in the final of the Cincinnati Open on Sunday.

  • PM Modi remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary
    New Delhi , Aug. 20 : On the occasion of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled his contributions to the nation.

  • Priyanka Chopra shares her late night troubles on Twitter
    Mumbai, (Maharashtra), Aug 20 : The actress took to Twitter and shared a picture and captioned the snap, "So when sleep evades me and thoughts engulf my mind. I wonder is it jet lag or just memories on overdrive #latenightmusings."

  • England rout Windies in Edgbaston Test
    Birmingham [UK], August 20 : England crushed West Indies by an innings and 209 runs inside three days in their inaugural day/night Test at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Saturday.

  • Sharad Yadav no match for Nitish Kumar: BJP
    New Delhi , Aug. 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday displayed their firm support for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar amid the power tussle with rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav, saying that the latter has absolutely had no locus of his own.

  • Gandhi family, political dignitaries pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary
    New Delhi , Aug 20 : The entire Gandhi family including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra on Sunday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary in the national capital.

  • Legendary comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84
    Los Angeles [USA], August 20 : Dick Gregory, known for his groundbreaking comedy, who parlayed his career as a stand-up into a life of social and political activism, died Saturday of heart failure. He was 84.

  • Miami: Mall in lockdown amid reports of 'active shooter'
    New York [U.S.], August 20 : The Dolphin Mall in Florida, United States has been on lockdown after reports of an active shooter.

  • Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Restoration in full swing, rail route to be cleared by evening
    Muzaffarnagar [U.P.], Aug. 20 : Rescue and relief operations are in full swing at the site of the deadly train derailment here where the death loss has now mounted to 23.

  • Dambulla: India to take on Sri Lanka in first ODI today
    Dambulla [Sri Lanka], Aug. 20 : The first One Day International of the 5-match series between India and Sri Lanka will be played at Dambulla today.

  • Hot spots around globe do not move as quickly as thought: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Through analysis of volcanic tracks, a team of researchers has found that hot spots like those that formed the Hawaiian Islands do not move as quickly as previously thought.

  • Daily weighing can help to shed those extra pounds: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Attention people! Here's another reason for you to lose weight even faster: Weighing yourself everyday may help you to shed those extra pounds, suggests a study.

  • Barcelona police raids house of an Imam
    Barcelona [Spain] Aug 20 : Barcelona Police has raided house of an Imam in connection with the terror attack in the city.

  • Utkal train derailment: Injured admitted in hospital, no serious casualty, says medical supdt.
    Muzzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 20 : The Chief Medical Superintendent of Muzzafarnagar Medical College on Sunday said that almost 25 people have been brought at the hospital since last night after the Utkal train derailment tragedy killed 20 people on board and injured 92.

  • Defence Ministry approves delegation of powers to BRO
    New Delhi , Aug 20 : The Ministry of Defence has decided to delegate administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to avoid delays on account of references between the Chief Engineer, HQ DGBR and the Ministry.

  • Muzaffarnagar derailment: Owner of the damaged house demands compensation from Railways
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 20 : Pintu Chaudhary, the owner of the house that got damaged in the train derailment in Muzaffarnagar, on Sunday said that he would file a case against the Railways and demand a compensation from the authorities.

  • 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' witnesses growth on Day 2 at Box-Office
    New Delhi , August 20 : Athough 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' opened on a low note, the Rajkummar Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon starrer movie managed to pick up some speed on Day 2 at the ticket windows.

  • Big B shares awwdorable childhood picture of Abhishek and sister Shweta
    New Delhi , August 20 : Amitabh Bachchan, who is quite active on social media these days, always keeps his fans updated with interesting posts and throwback pictures.

  • Jay Z honours Chester Bennington with 'Numb' performance at V fest
    London [UK], Aug 20 : The crowd at V Fest was in for a surprise when rapper Jay Z paid tribute to his late pal Chester Bennington during his performance on Saturday.

  • 'GOT' final season won't start shooting till October
    Washington D.C. [USA], August 20 : 'GOT' fans, we might have some bad news for you.

  • Northern Circle to begin probe from Monday: Railway Board on Utkal derailment
    New Delhi August 20 : Member of Traffic Railway Board, Mohammad Jamshed on Sunday assured that strict action will be taken against those found guilty prima facie in the Utkal Express derailment, adding that investigation will be done to see if any guidelines were not followed.

  • MP CM announces 33pc reservation for females in all departments, excluding forest
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Aug. 20 : Citing various schemes for students under his leadership, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced 33pc reservation for females in all departments, excluding forest department.

  • This app can tell if your partner is cheating on you
    London [UK], August 20 : In the times when everything is digital, even finding a date can be just as easy finding a recipe of your favourite dish.

  • Utkal Express derailment: FIR against unknown persons, charges include 'death due to negligence'
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Aug. 20 : In the first definitive step taken post the deadly Utkal Express derailment, an FIR has been lodged against unknown persons under various sections including 304 A of IPC (death due to negligence).

  • Jaganmohan Reddy associated with corrupt, criminal people: Chandrababu Naidu
    Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug. 20 : In a scathing attack, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday asserted that YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy is associated with corrupt and criminal people.

  • Boston Rally: 33 Arrested as thousands show up in protest of Charlottesville violence
    Boston [U.S.A], August 20 :As many as 33 left-wing counter protesters were arrested as clashes erupted when thousands took to the streets in Boston to protest a right-wing 'Free Speech' rally one week after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly.

  • WWII warship USS Indianapolis wreckage found 18,000 feet below Pacific surface
    New York [U.S.], August 20 : The wreckage of the Second World War cruiser USS Indianapolis has been found 18,000 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, seven decades after it was torpedoed by the Imperial Japanese Navy submarine.

  • Northeast's insurgency reduced by 75 percent with NIA's efficiency: Rajnath
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) August 20 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the terror funding issues and naxalism, the Northeast region has witnessed 75pc and 40pc fall respectively in both the areas.

  • Jay-Z addresses fight with Kanye West
    Washington D.C. [USA], August 20 : It looks like Jay-Z was really hurt by Kanye West's rant against him.

  • Need a 'five-year plan' for Indian railways: BJP
    New Delhi , Aug. 20 : Following the derailment of 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which killed 23 people, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday suggested a five-year plan for the Indian Railways, adding that all the money earned by the Railways should remain with it.

  • Utkal Express derailment: Traumatised survivors recount horror
    Patna (Bihar) , Aug. 20 : Left shaken after surviving the deadly Utkal Express derailment, survivors of the tragedy are still coming to terms with their ordeal.

  • Iraq forces launch fresh offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIS
    Baghdad [Iraq], August 20 : Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday announced the launch of a ground offensive by Iraqi forces to retake town of Tal Afar , a key Northern Iraqi bastion of the ISIS.

  • India come back from behind to beat Mauritius 2-1
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 20 : India came back from behind to register their eighth official win in international football when they made short work of Mauritius 2-1 in the opening match of the Tri-nation international football series at the Mumbai Football Arena yesterday.

  • Utkal Express derailment: Locals come together to give aid to traumatised victims
    Khatauli (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 20 : Locals of Muzaffarnagar showed their humanity for the traumatised victims of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express, by assisting the rescue and relief operations and providing the shaken passengers with food and basic amenities.

  • Gilgit locals continue to vehemently oppose land grabbing by Pak ISI
    Gilgit [POK] ,August 20 : Residents of Gilgit in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), took to the streets to protest against thousands of acres of land worth billions being illegally acquired by the Pakistan army and the Pakistani government in their region.

  • Utkal Express derailment: Trains on Meerut line cancelled or diverted till 6 p.m.
    Muzaffarnagar [U.P.], Aug. 20 : With restoration work underway at the site of the deadly Utkal Express derailment here where the death loss has now mounted to 23, all the trains on the Meerut line have been cancelled or diverted till 6 p.m.

  • LFW 2017: Nargis, Ranveer, Vaani brighten up the ramp on Day 4
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 20 : Bollywood stars were in full form on Day four of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 with Nargis Fakhri, Vaani Kapoor and Saiyami Kher gracefully sashaying down the runway.

  • Imran Khan opposes fencing of Durand Line, favours European style ties with Afghanistan
    Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan has opposed the fencing along the disputed 2,500km Durand Line with Afghanistan and favoured having an open border between the two neighbours like European Union type of relationship.

  • UP: Minor allegedly gangraped by cop, father dies of shock
    Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 20 : A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by a police constable and the village headmen in Reoti area in Ballia.

  • Ramdas Athawale bats for SC, ST reservation in Indian Army
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug. 20 : Union Minister of State for social justice, Ramdas Athawale on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the Indian Army.

  • We will 'heel' and be stronger: Trump roasted for embarrassing typo-filled tweets
    New York [U.S.], Aug. 20 : It took U.S. President Donald Trump a whopping three tries to correctly spell a particularly innocuous word in a set of tweets, which has now resulted in the world tapping into their creative juices and generating humor from the snafus.

  • Men, take care of your skin with these tips!
    New Delhi , Aug.20 : Skin care regime nowadays is not just a woman's prerogative.

  • Muzzafarnagar accident: Passengers rescued injured before help reached
    Muzzafarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) August 20 : The passengers of the derailed Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express rescued injured passengers till the government help arrived.