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JNU students celebrate after their leader Kanhaiya Kumar was released from Tihar Jail on March 3, 2016. Credit: Shome Basu

JNU Rusticates Umar Khalid, Two others, Fines Kanhaiya Rs 10,000

New Delhi: Jawharlal Nehru University on Monday rusticated Umar Khalid and two other students for varying durations and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with the February 9 campus event against Afzal Guru’s hanging. Umar was rusticated for one semester, another student leader Anirban Bhattacharya […]

Over 90 Killed in Fire at Puttingal Temple in Kerala

Kollam: Over 90 people were killed and 350 injured when a major fire broke out at the Puttingal Devi Temple complex in Paravoor early today. The fire started as sparks from a fireworks display ignited a storeroom filled with crackers and pyrotechnic material. Thousands of people had gathered […]