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Drain swallowed dreams of a teacher


Many may have forgotten the story of teacher Sarala (24). She was the last victim who had faced a death similar to little Mahi of Haryana just seven months ago in the city.

The family of Sarala who

Fire at Aavin dairy complex chars garbage


A fire broke out in the garbage piled up at the Aavin dairy complex in Sholinganallur at 10:45 am on Sunday, burning scores of damaged milk packets, dry coconut fronds and cardboard boxes.
A few coco

Two trapped under debris after Canadian mall collapse

The partial collapse of a ceiling at a shopping center in northern Ontario trapped two people under rubble, and one may have died, police from the Canadian province announced Sunday.

"We have obtain

Twenty six die in Mexico bus crash: Officials

A bus plunged into a 300 meter (900 foot) ravine on a road in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Sunday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 23 others, authorities said.

The victims were o

15 killed as bus rams into tree in Uttar Pradesh

At least 15 people were killed and 24 others injured, two of them critically, when a bus rammed into a tree on Amroha-Joya road in the wee hours on Monday.

The incident took place at around 2 am

Data lost in fire can be retrieved, claims cyber expert


In a ray of hope for the Maharashtra secretariat where a large number of computers were damaged in fire, the data from the damaged hard disks can be retrieved through Magnetic Ferrous Microscope (MFM)

Jumbo threat forces govt to curtail estate operations

Periodic encounters with wild jumbos have forced villagers and workers of government tea plantations in Valparai to quit their jobs. So much so, the human-elephant conflict that led to the death of th

Rescuers struggling to reach the girl who fell into borewell


The fate of the 4-year-old girl, who fell into a 70-feet borewell at a village near Manesar, remained uncertain on Friday with rescuers struggling to reach and save her and thwarted by undersurface ro

Bus-car collision: Major tragedy averted


A major tragedy was averted on Friday when a private bus stopped short of falling into a gorge near Champakkara.

The Ernakulam-bound bus hit a Thrippunithura-bound car and skidded off the road betwe

Police nab school bus driver who killed four-year-old


The Chikkajala traffic police on Friday arrested the driver of a school bus that killed four-year-old Mohammed Fazal in Anjanadri Layout near Thanisandra on Thursday evening.

The boy, who turned four

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.