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  • Karnataka

    Karnataka doctor treats patient with torch after power outage; BJP dubs it ‘Darkness Bhagya’ | VIDEO

    May 21, 2024 20:15 IST

    In Karnataka's Chitradurga district, a video surfaced showing medical staff using mobile torches to treat patients during a power outage in a government hospital. The BJP seized the opportunity to criticise the ruling Congress government, labeling the incident as 'Darkness Bhagya'.

  • The jaguar

    Rio 2016: Amazon Jaguar used in Olympic torch event shot dead in Brazil

    World | June 22, 2016 12:02 IST

    Brasilia: An Amazon jaguar who participated as a 'mascot' for an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead on Monday by a soldier shortly afterward when it escaped its handlers, the Brazilian military said . The

  • houses of manipur minister 5 mlas torched

    Houses of Manipur minister, 5 MLAs torched

    Politics | August 31, 2015 22:28 IST

    Imphal:  Six houses, those belonging to a minister in the Manipur government and five other MLAs, were set on fire this evening by agitators in Churachandpur district.The houses belonged to Phungzaphang Tonsimg, Minister-in charge of

  • five unique ways in which indians use cellphones

    Five unique ways in which Indians use cellphones

    India | March 22, 2014 6:42 IST

    New Delhi: The rapid growth of mobile telephony is India is a success story.  The mobile industry has boomed and almost every tenth person in India owns a cell phone. Cheap telephone connectivity has caused

  • olympic torch reaches north pole

    Olympic torch reaches North Pole

    Other Sports | October 25, 2013 17:04 IST

    Moscow: The Sochi Winter Games organizers say the Olympic flame has traveled to the North Pole aboard a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker.The Sochi organizing committee said in Friday's statement that the torch relay reached the North

  • winter olympic torch begins 123 day relay from moscow

    Winter Olympic torch begins 123-day relay from Moscow

    Other Sports | October 07, 2013 21:26 IST

    Moscow: The Olympic flame commenced its 123-day relay from Moscow on Monday, a day after a bumpy ceremonial journey around the Kremlin.At noon, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin lit the torch in the Red Square and

  • 14 trucks torched after woman s death under wheels

    14 trucks torched after woman's death under wheels

    India | August 25, 2013 16:04 IST

    Dumka (Jharkhand): A woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a truck near Patabari village in Dumka district today, triggering angry protests by villagers who set on fire 14 trucks.The villagers blocked the

  • buddhists in myanmar torch muslim homes and shops

    Buddhists in Myanmar torch Muslim homes and shops

    World | August 25, 2013 16:15 IST

    Myanmar: Fresh sectarian violence struck northwestern Myanmar early Sunday when a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob burned down dozens of Islamic homes and shops following rumors that a young woman had been sexually assaulted by a Muslim

  • bangladeshi muslims torch buddhist temples homes

    Bangladeshi Muslims torch Buddhist temples, homes

    World | October 01, 2012 22:44 IST

    Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh), Oct 1: Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran before authorities restored order. The