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Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Midnight, Ward No. 100

Long before the world came to know of it, parents had named this ward of BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, ‘mratak lok (land of dead)’.  The Indian Express meet 10 families seeking hope here in that shadow AS THE clock strikes ...

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No salary for 9 months, 1,600 Delhi Metro workers go on strike

“DMRC would like to clarify that these workers have not been directly recruited or hired by Delhi Metro,” Anuj Dayal, Executive Director, Corporate Communications said Apart from sending half of his monthly income home to his mother and three siblings ...

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Kiran Bedi goes incognito to find out how safe Puducherry is for women at night

Riding pillion on a two-wheeler with her ‘dupatta’ (shawl) covering her face and slanting her helmet, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi travelled incognito to assess safety of women in the Union Territory after dusk. In a WhatsApp message to media ...

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23 dead, over 400 injured as Utkal Express derails

NDRF teams deployed at accident site near Muzaffarnagar At least 23 persons were killed and around 400 injured when 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed on Saturday evening at Khatauli, near Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh police officials said. It ...

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Stirred up Darjeeling hills alive with the spirit of cooperation

People continue to share, volunteer and rally despite prolonged impasse On a drizzly Monday morning, Dambar Prasad Shiwakoti, senior master of Darjeeling’s elite Turnbull High Secondary School, leaves his house at 5 a.m. for the nearby neighbourhood of Rose Bank, ...

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