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'Netaji an inspiration for Atmanirbhar Bharat and Sonar Bangla': PM Modi in Kolkata | Mamata Banerjee bursts into fury at Netaji event at Victoria Memorial before PM Modi, protests 'insult' | India should have four capitals including Kolkata: Mamata on Netaji's 125th birth anniversary | Bihar: One killed, 12 injured in bus accident in Vaishali | Himachal: BJP fails to get majority in Hamirpur Zila parishad

Netaji is bigger than Bharat Ratna: Family

Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS) Amid speculations that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose might be conferred the Bharat Ratna, the family of the Indian freedom struggle hero felt the highest civilian honour for the man would only belittle his contributions in freeing India from the yoke of British rule.

Odisha flood death toll at 45

Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IBNS): The death toll in the Odisha flood touched 45 on Sunday rains disrupted life and affected more than 18 lakh people in 24 districts in the state, reports said.

High alert in Assam ahead of I-day celebration, 2 IED's recovered

Guwahati, Aug 10 (IBNS) : The Assam Police on Sunday has sounded high alert across the state ahead of the country's 68th Independence Day celebration after security forces recovered few IED’s from different areas of the state, which was planted by militant groups for exploded.

Army Chief visits Ladakh

Udhampur, Aug 10 (IBNS) General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff arrived at Leh on Sunday on a three-day visit to Ladakh.

Assam: Minor girl raped in front of her brother, 3 arrested

Guwahati, August 10 (IBNS): The police on Sunday said they have arrested three people for allegedly raping a minor girl in front of her brother in Assam's Dibrugarh district.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee to receive Bharat Ratna?

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS) Former India Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee might be conferred the highest civilian honour of the country, the Bharat Ratna, according to media reports even as name of freedom struggle hero Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose figure though his kins think he should be above any award.

Muzaffarnagar Khap Panchayat bans jeans, cell phones for girls

Muzaffarnagar, Aug 10 (IBNS): In a bizzare dikat, the Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Muzzafarnagar district has banned unmarried girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones.

Women, children tie Rakhi on PM's wrist on Raksha Bandhan

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): Women and children from various groups on Sunday called on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Odisha flood: Death toll touches 38

Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IBNS): The death toll in the Odisha flood touched 38 on Sunday with over 18 lakh people been affected by the rains in 24 districts, reports said.

CBI probes Rs. 900 cr loan given to Kingfisher Airlines by IDBI

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday started a probe into Rs 900 crore loan given by the IDBI Bank to the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, reports said.

44 killed, 11 injured in Tibet tourist bus accident

Lhasa, Aug 10 (IBNS): At least 44 people were killed and 11 others were injured after a tourist bus fell into a valley following a three-vehicle pile-up on Saturday in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, media reports said.

Amar Singh blames Jaya Bachchan for problem with Mulayam

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh has slammed Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, once his close friend, saying that he does not need a "middleman or woman" like her to reach out to SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Passenger plane crashes in Iran

Tehran, Aug 10 (IBNS) A passenger plane carrying 40 people has crashed in northwest of the Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday, according to IRNA, the Iranian news agency.

Bangalore couple arrested for assaulting 13-yr-old domestic help

Bangalore, Aug 10 (IBNS): A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for allegedly hitting their 13-year-old domestic help, reports said.

President of India hosts 'At Home' for freedom fighters

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS) President of India Pranab Mukherjee hosted an 'At Home' reception for freedom fighters on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Quit India Movement on Saturday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.