Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 : At least 12 passengers were killed and several others were injured when Jagdulpur to Bhubaneswar bound Hirakhand Express (18448) train went off the track near Kuleri railway station, barely 30 km from Rayagada in Odisha on Saturday midnight, local media reports said.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 : Several people are feared to have been killed as eight coaches of Jagdalpur -Bhubaneswar Hirakhand express train derailed near Kuleri station in Odisha on Sunday, media reports said.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : The 2016 National Bravery Awards winning children called on the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday.
Patna, Jan 21 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): At least, three schoolgirls were killed and more than a 100 children fainted while they had gone to participate in the Bihar government's much-hyped programme against deaddiction, local media reported on Saturday.
Los Angeles, Jan 21 : Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has thanked the cast and crew of US tele serieal Quantico after she won the People's Choice Awards 2017.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : As a curtain raiser to the inaugural Children's Literary Meet (CLM), Kolkata's popular book and lifestyle store, STORY, presented Gillo Theatre's Catch That Crocodile, based on the book by Anushka Ravishankar, at their Elgin Road (south Kolkata) store on Friday and Saturday.
Islamabad, Jan 21 : Pakistan has handed over an Indian soldier, who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control in September last year,at the Wagah Border on Saturday, officials confirmed.
Sarawak, Jan 21 : Indian Badminton star Saina Nehwal on Saturday crusied to the final of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold by beating Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin.
Kolkata, Jan 21 :: England Cricket Team launched "Curry 4 Kolkata Kids" at the Eden Gardens on Saturday afternoon after their practice at the nets.
Guwahati, Jan 21 : Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu on Satruday evening called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and discussed various issues such as investment promotion, people-to-people exchanges and connectivity between Assam and Japan to give a boost to bilateral relations.
Guwahati, Jan 21 : : Arrested former Chairman of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Rakesh Paul faced another problem after a local court on Saturday sent him to five days police custody in connection with another cash-for-job case loadged in 2014 against Paul.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : A powerful explosion rocked Parachinar city in Pakistan which killed at least 25 people on Saturday, media reports said.
Guwahati, Jan 21 : At least seven people were killed and several others were injured in different road mishaps in Assam in past 24 hours.
Wellington, Jan 21 : New Zealand Cricket has named 1 14-member squad for the ANZ ODI matches of the Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : A local court in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday awarded death sentence to three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including an active member of LeT's suicide squad, reports said.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : Announcing the dates of next year's The Bengal Global Business Summit, 2017, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said this year's edition has drawn an 'overwhelming response' from 'industry freinds' from across the globe.
Karimnagar, Jan 21 : Bajaj Auto Ltd. announced the launch of the all-new KTM RC range comprising of the RC 390 and the RC 200 in Karimnagar. KTM; Europe's No.1 Motorcycle brand has a rich legacy in the world of motorsports with more than 270 World Championship racing titles.
Chennai, Jan 21 : In a major victory for people demonstrating across the state for the past few days, the Tamil Nadu government has cleared Jallikattu Ordinance.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : The makers of Machine have released the first look of Kiara Advani from the film.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : Kolkata is one of the major markets for Kerala Tourism, said Nandakumar K.P., Deputy Director, Kerala Tourism in Kolkata on Friday.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : A fire broke out in a multi-storey building near Barnaparichay Market at College Street area in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon, reports said.
Amsterdam, Jan 21 : Australian cricketer Ryan Campbell has been appointed as the head coach of Netherlands.
Melbourne, Jan 21 : Spanish Tennis star Rafael Nadal on Saturday survived a scare during his Australian Open single match against rising star Alexander Zverev.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Internationally acclaimed Asian actor Jackie Chan will soon visit India to promote his upcoming movie Kung Fu Yoga.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : : The Election Commission on Saturday censured Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal for abetting "electoral offence of bribery" by saying that voters in Goa should accept money from the BJP and the Congress but cast their ballot for the AAP, reports said.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actor Aamir Khan's wrestling movie 'Dangal' has earned Rs. 375 crores till Friday.
Patna, Jan 21 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): More than 20 million people came out on the street on Saturday joining hands together to form the world's longest human chain against alcoholism in Bihar.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : A day after at least 135 leader-activists of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were arrested for staging agitation outside Kolkata's Milan Mela ground, where the third edition of Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) is currently underway, a large number of party workers demonstrated outside the city's Alipore court on Saturday afternoon when the arrested activists were being produced.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : : A soldier, who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control in September last year, when surgical strike was conducted inside the neighbouring territory, was handed over to India by Pakistan at Wagah Border on Saturday, NDTV reports.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Reel life MS Dhoni-Sushant Singh Rajput- turned 31 on Saturday.
Kolkata, Jan 21 : Indian cricket captain across all three formats, Virat Kohli on Saturday thanked the fans for supporting the team throughout the season.
Kabul, Jan 21 : A magnetic bomb expert affiliated to the Taliban was arrested by Afghan intelligence officers, local Khaama Press reported.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : The Election Commission (EC) has asked NITI Aayog not to hold special Gram Sabhas in panchayats on Republic Day in five poll-bound states, according to media reports.
Lucknow, Jan 21 : : In a shocker to Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, his close aide and veteran party leader Ambika Chaudhary on Saturday joined the Bahujan Samaj Party in presence of party chief Mayawati, reports said.
Banjul, Jan 21 : Following hours of dialogue with African mediators, former Gambian President Yahya Jemmeh has finally decided to relinquish his post, media reports said.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Smriti Mandhana has been ruled out of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers to be played in Colombo from February 7, 2017, an official release stated.
Rome, Jan 21 : At least 16 people died after a bus collided with the pylon and caught fire in northern Italy, media reports said.
Melbourne, Jan 21 : Indian tennis star Sani Mirza and her mixed double partner Ivan Dodig of Croatia entered the second round of the Australian Open tournament in their category on Saturday, according to media reports.
Kabul, Jan 21 : At least three ISIS militants were killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in an airstrike, local Khaama Press reported.
Chennai, Jan 21 : : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) acting president MK Stalin and party MP Kanimozhi on Saturday went for a one-day fast in support of Jallikattu as the mass demonstration against the ban on Tamil Nadu's bull taming game continued for the fourth day with thousands of people camping at the city's Marina beach.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari, on Saturday, has extended his congratulations to his American counterpart, Michael R. Pence on assuming office of the Vice President of the United States of America.
Jaisalmer, Jan 21 : North Western Railway officials on Saturday said that no casualties has been reported after the train Ranikhet Express derailed near Jaisalmer late on Friday night, according to media reports.
Vatican/Washington, Jan 21 : Pope Francis congratulated US President DonaldTrump on his inauguration and urged to keep fighting for poor at time of grave humanitarian crises, the media reported on Saturday.
Langnajita Mukhopadhyay is the First Youth Poet Laureate of Nashville in Tennessee, USA. But she is also firmly rooted in her Bengali identity and straddles both worlds through her sensitive poetry. Ranjita Biswas meets the young poet on her recent visit to Kolkata
Washington, Jan 21 : : Donald Trump on Friday thanked his former presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, as they met for the first time since the end of the most contentious White House races in American history, media report said.
Melbourne, Jan 21 : Tennis sensation Roger Federer on Saturday joked about starring in a boy-band with fellow players.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has urged stranded Indians to register on government's MADAD portal for help.
Peshwar, Jan 21 : : At least 13 people were killed and 47 injured in a huge bomb blast in a vegetable market in Pakistan's tribal district of Kurram bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.
Washington, Jan 21 : US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump took to the stage for their first dance at the Freedom Ball, following the former's oath taking ceremony.
Mumbai/Los Angeles, Jan 21 : Actress Priyanka Chopra thanked her Quantico team following her win at the People's Choice Award.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated Donald J. Trump on his assumption of office of the President of the United States of America.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : Amid ongoing protests over Jallikattu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the Central government is committed to the progress of Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished people of Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya on the ocassion of Statehood Day.
London, Jan 21 : England opening batsman Alex Hales will miss the remainder of England's tour of India after scans revealed that he fractured his right hand during the second one-day international against India on Thursday in Cuttack.
New York, Jan 21 : Strongly condemning all terrorist attacks in West Africa, particularly those carried out by Boko Haram militants in the Lake Chad Basin, the United Nations Security Council on Friday stressed the need to combat terrorism in all its forms and to address the conditions conducive to its spread.
New York, Jan 21 : As the extreme cold weather and storms continue to sweep Central, Eastern and Southern Europe, refugee and migrant children are threatened by respiratory and other serious illnesses, according to the United Nations Children's Fund.
New York, Jan 21 : The United Nations environment agency and a the leading Chinese online financial service provider on Friday rolled out an innovative programme at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, aiming to stimulate the advancement of digital technologies in green finance.
London, Jan 21 : Amnesty International's Crisis Response will launch a new investigative report exposing the "full horror of President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs crime in the Philippines."
New York, Jan 21 : The head of the United Nations agricultural agency on Friday urged the international community to promote more efficient use of water and to take steps to secure water access, especially for poor family farmers.
New York, Jan 21 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra's famed tetrapylon and the facade of the ancient Syrian city's Roman theatre, following its evaluation of the destruction of cultural heritage sites in iconic Aleppo.