Daily Archives: August 14, 2017

Floods in Bihar, Assam, Bengal; train services hit


Heavy rains in the last three days triggered flash floods in parts of Bihar, where 41 people have died so far, and inundated large areas in Assam and Noth Bengal, paralysing normal life and snapping rail link to the Northeast from the rest of the country. In Arunachal Pradesh too, the flood situation continued to be grim in several districts ...

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Deepika Padukone loses Teen Choice Award to Gal Gadot


Deepika Padukone, who was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards in the category of choice action movie actress, lost the trophy to “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot. Padukone, 31, was nominated for her Hollywood debut “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, which also starred Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose and Samuel L Jackson. Even, her “Bajirao Mastani” co-star Priyanka Chopra could not ...

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200 Indian tourists among 600 stranded due to Nepal floods


Nearly 600 tourists, including 200 Indians, have been stranded in central Nepal’s popular tourist district Chitwan due to flooding triggered by heavy rains that have claimed 49 lives, officials said today. Heavy rains have lashed Nepal for the past three days causing flooding and landslides at several places in the Himalayan country. The swollen Rapti river flooded several hotels in ...

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3 dead after cloud burst and landslide on Kailash Mansarovar yatra route


Four soldiers and three civilians have gone missing after a cloudburst hit the Mangta Nala region of Uttarakhand on Monday. Three bodies have also been recovered in Malpa. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been halted due to the floods and landslide caused by the cloudburst on the route. Two bridges were damaged in Mangti and one in Simkhola districts of Uttarakhand. ...

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