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Red Fort is With an Accused in Babri Masjid Case who Will now be Called ‘Monument Mitra’

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The most troubling part now seems to be the nature of the company itself. Dalmia Bharat Group is headed by Vishnu Hari Dalmia, a senior member of the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and an accused in the infamous Babri Masjid demolition

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Is the Indian State Hunting Maoists or Tribals? Gadchiroli Killings and Unanswered Questions

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian State’s celebrations over the ‘most successful’ operation to kill Maoism in India has not died down yet. Bodies are uncovered every other day and the death toll in Gadchiroli keeps rising which has reached 40 as of today (April 30, 2018). Except for isolated bouts of social media voices, the media don’t seem interested in this phenomenon in which the Indian State killed 40 people calling them Maosists

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Music Calls up Alzheimer-free Regions of Brain

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive one as it slowly destroys the memory and thinking skills and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. But there are things in our surroundings like music that helps to activate regions of the brain spared by it

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Hafiz Saeed Using Khalistani Sikhs for Anti-India Propaganda

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Hafiz Saeed is using the vulnerable Sikh community in Pakistan to push his propaganda against India especially the so called Khalistan issue.

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BBC Journalist Shot Dead at Afghan’s Khost Province

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A British Broadcasting Corporation reporter was shot dead at Afghanistan’s Khost province on Monday hours after the deadly Kabul blast that claimed lives of 25 people.

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Police Recruits Stamped ‘SC’ ‘ST’ ‘OBC’ on Chest During Medical Examination

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

In Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, reports and photographs have emerged showing police recruits who were stamped ‘SC’ ‘ST’ and ‘OBC’ on their chests during a mandatory medical examination

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Activists Demand Release of Pakistan Doctor who Tracked Osama bin Laden

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A United States-based advocacy group, Voice of Karachi, has expressed deep concerns over news reports on Dr Shakil Afridi, who had helped the United States in tracking down the Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, being moved from Peshawar prison to an unknown prison location.

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17 Wounded in South Carolina Road Mishap

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

At least seventeen people have been wounded when a charter bus carrying a high school chorus team crashed early on Sunday morning (local time) in South Carolina’s Colleton County in the United States (US).

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3 Palestinians Trying to Infiltrate Israel Shot Dead

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on Sunday fatally shot three Palestinians as they broke through the border fence into Israel from the southern Gaza Strip, in two separate incidents.

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Woman’s Rape Video Goes Viral in UP, Family Demands Justice

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The family of a woman, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by two men in Kannauj’s Samdhan district, registered a case against the accused on Sunday evening after the latter uploaded the incident’s video on social media.

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National Level Swimmer From Bengal Commits Suicide

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Moupriya Mitra, a 16-year-old National level swimmer, allegedly committed suicide at her residence in Hooghly.

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3 CRPF Personnel Suspended Over Rape Claims in Jammu and Kashmir

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday suspended three of its personnel after a woman accused one of them of raping her.

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BAOA Against Police Action in Rahul’s Plane Incident

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) on Monday opposed an FIR lodged against it and its pilots in connection with the technical snag in Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s flight.

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AIIMS Files Police Complaint Against Lalu Supporters

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday filed a police complaint against ‘unknown’ supporters of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad for allegedly misbehaving with its staff.

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JEE Main Result Out, Andhra boy Tops Exam

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains result of Paper I and formerly All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE).

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Fourth RCS Flight From Punjab to Take off Tomorrow

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

First flight from Adampur Airport to Delhi is going to take off on May 1, 2018 under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

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Dalit man Forced to Drink Urine in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A Dalit was allegedly assaulted and forced to drink urine by a group of men in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district.

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Dalit Groom Thrashed During Wedding Procession

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A Dalit man was allegedly beaten up and forced off a horse by a group of villagers during his wedding procession in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara district.

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Ambedkar’s Statue Vandalised in Jharkhand’s Giridih

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The spate of vandalism of statues of iconic leaders and ideologues in different parts of the country has reached Jharkhand’s Giridih, where a statue of the Father of Indian Constitution, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, was found decapitated by miscreants on Sunday.

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Madhya Pradesh Will Register Gurukuls, Treat Them Equivalent to Mainstream Schools, Says Shivraj

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

While speaking at the inauguration of the three-day International Virat Gurukul Sammelan in Ujjain on Saturday, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the state will register ‘gurukuls’, which will be treated like mainstream schools.

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North Korea’s Nuke Test Site to Close in May

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

North Korea is planning to close down its nuclear test site in May, the South Korean President’s office has said.

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Karachis Struggle With Female Infanticide

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

A deep-seated cultural preference for boys appears to be prevalent in Pakistan’s Karachi.

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Deepak Chahar out of IPL for 2 Weeks With Hamstring Strain

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

What comes as a big blow for Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK), fast bowler Deepak Chahar could be ruled out of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), for at least two weeks with a hamstring strain.

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A Career Push From Upsc 36th Rank Holder

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Fazlul Haseeb, who ranked 36th in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services 2017 examination, on Sunday urged the youths of Kashmir to channelise their time and energy well to clear the coveted exam.

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Assocham Calls for Urgent Fixing of Twin Balance Sheet Problem

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Inability of the banks, reeling under the mammoth problem of non-performing assets (NPA) to lend, coupled with lack of appetite for fresh investment by highly indebted India Inc. has resulted in most of the industry sectors reporting negative growth in deployment of gross bank credit, the ASSOCHAM has said.

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Parijat Industries Wins Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Leading Indian agrochemical company, Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd, has recently been conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, “Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar” gold award for the year 2017.

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Sunil Chhetri, Rahul Dravid Award Scholarship to Boost Play the Pros Winners

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Boost, one of GSK’s leading brands in the health food drinks category, provided an opportunity to young kids to play with Sunil Chhetri as a part of Boost ‘Play the Pros’ program.

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Yemen Strike Kills Houthi Rebels Including 2 Commanders

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Houthi rebels including two commanders, in an airstrike conducted on Yemen’s capital Sana’a.

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False Case Against NGO Activist After Statement Against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

The case of Liga Skromane, the Latvian woman from Ireland who went missing and was later found murdered in Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram, has taken a new turn. Police have charged a false case against Aswathy, a Malayali woman from a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Jwala who was helping Liga’s sister Ilze, in the search for Liga.

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Terror Outfits act as Proxies of Pakistan Army

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Exiled Kashmiri leader Shaukat Ali Kashmiri has accused the Pakistan Army of backing terrorist organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and using them as its proxies against India.

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Condolences Pour in for British Toddler Alfie Evans

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Condolences poured in for the terminally ill 23-month-old British toddler Alfie Evans, who died nearly a week after his life support was withdrawn.

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35 Taliban Militants Killed in US Airstrikes

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

35 Taliban militants were killed and 40 others were wounded in United States-led airstrikes at Chahar Bolak district in Balkh province, Afghanistan National Army (ANA) officials said on Saturday.

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6 Dead in Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

At least six persons were killed, as a suicide bomber blew an explosive-laden car next to a military base in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Saturday.

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UP’s Shamli Deprived of Clean Drinking Water

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Due to the contaminated water of Shamli’s Kairana Meat Plant, there is panic in the public with the wrath of Hepatitis C and cancer gripping people in the village.

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Farmer Suicides, a Global Problem, Says Madhya Pradesh Minister

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Madhya Pradesh minister Balkrishna Patidar on Sunday appeared to downplay farmer deaths in his state by saying that suicide is a “world problem”.

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Rahul Questions PM Modi’s Silence Over Various Issues

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence over various issues including Justice BH Loya death case.

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ATM in Kanpur Found Dispensing Fake Rs 2000 Notes

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

A State Bank of India (SBI) ATM in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur was found dispensing counterfeit and torn notes of Rs 2000.

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Democracy is Under Threat, Says Manmohan Singh

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Referring to the judicial crisis in the country, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that the constitutional institutions were under threat in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

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Kedarnath Portals Open for Pilgrims Today

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

The Kedarnath portals were thrown open for pilgrims on Sunday morning after the six-month-long winter break.

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Sonia Gandhi Accuses PM Modi of Duping Youth, Farmers

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday lashed out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, saying that every section of the society was facing hardship under its regime.

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Rahul Gandhi to Address ‘Jan Aakrosh’ Rally

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address a public rally at the Ramlila Ground here on Sunday to showcase ‘Jan Aakrosh’ (public outrage) over an alleged failures and corruption of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

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Lands get Unique Number in Andhra’s new Project Bhu Seva

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Deputy Chief Minister (Revenue) K E Krishnamurthy on Saturday initiated Andhra Pradesh government’s new project called ‘Bhu Seva’ (land hub), which aims at providing integrated services related with the land.

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2 NCP Members Shot Dead in Maharashtra

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Two members of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) were shot dead by some unidentified persons in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar on Sunday.

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ABVP Violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University, Protest March Tonight

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the right-wing Hindu party, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) unleashed violence on students in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) yesterday (April 27, 2018). They attached a group of student activists who were protesting against the screening of a film which was conducted by ‘Vivekanand Vichar Manch, another platform of ABVP.

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SC/ST Protection Act Matter Listed for Hearing on May 3

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Saturday reviewed the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe (SC/ST) Protection Act and listed the matter for hearing on May 3

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Tamil Maiya Organisation Blames RSS for Atrocities Against Christian Community

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

In the wake of two pastors being manhandled in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari, JG Raj of the Tamil Maiya Organisation, on Saturday, pinned the blame on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and other connected organisations for the atrocities against the Christian Community.

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Ghazipur Madrasa Cleric Sent to One-day Police Remand in Rape Case

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

The cleric of the madrasa at Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur, where a minor girl was sent to one-day police custody by a Delhi court, on Saturday.

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India Killed 39 People in ‘Encounters’ Last Week and the Police Celebrated it With Song and Dance

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

At least 39 Maoists were killed in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India in what the security forces called ‘encounters’ in the past week. The state and media celebrated the ‘achievement’ and described it as the most successful operation in helping kill Maoism so far. The number in news that started with the announcement of murder of 16 Maoists has now reached 39. Meanwhile, the special forces held a celebratory dance party for their own success in having killed more than 39 people

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Madras HC Allows Farmer Leader to Stage Protest Over Cauvery Dispute

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Madras High Court allowed farmer leader P Ayyakannu to stage protest at Marina beach for one-day over the issue of constitution of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

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4 Naxals Arrested in Sukma District

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Four Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district were arrested on Saturday.

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2 Killed After Public Toilet Collapses in Mumbai

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Two persons were killed on Saturday after a public toilet complex collapsed in Mumbai.

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Shivam Mavi, Avesh Khan Reprimanded for Breaching IPL Code of Conduct

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowler Shivam Mavi and Delhi Daredevils’ Avesh Khan have received official reprimands for breaching the ICC code of conduct during the Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between the two sides at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium yesterday.

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Gambhir Took `courageous Decision` to Miss Kolkata Knight Riders Tie, Says Iyer

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

After clinching a thrilling victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash, Delhi Daredevils skipper Shreyas Iyer has revealed that it was not his decision to drop former skipper Gautam Gambhir from the Playing XI.

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Soldiering – A Life on the Edge

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

The life of a young Army officer, replete with challenges and exciting adventures, fascinates most young people across the world, and especially so in India, where soldiering is deemed to be a noble and revered profession.

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Another Naxal Body Recovered From Indravati River

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Days after an encounter broke out between the Naxals and security forces in the jungles of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, one more body of a Naxal was recovered from Indravati River on Saturday, taking the death toll to 40.

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Rs 1 Lakh Ex-gratia Announced for kin of Drowned TN Students

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced Rs one lakh each for the families of three students who drowned in Mulshi dam near Pune.

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Abu Salem Extortion Case Verdict Deferred yet Again

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Delhi’s Patiala House Court Saturday deferred judgment in the 2002 extortion case involving 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem till May 04.

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Siddaramaiah Government’s Countdown has Begun, Says Amit Shah

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Expressing confidence over winning Karnataka Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Saturday targeted the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Government saying that the countdown has begun for its end.

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Oldies of a Feather Stick Together

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Older adults are more likely to stick with a group exercise programme if they can do it with people their own age, a new study has found.

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Setting Kids up for Healthier, Less Violent Relationships

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, parents may help prepare children for healthier, less-violent romantic relationships.

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A new Weapon Against Epilepsy

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

A recent study has offered new hope for parents who have a child with a rare but serious form of epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy (EE).

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Nadal Faces Goffin Challenge for Final Spot in Barcelona Open

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

World number one Rafael Nadal continues his quest for 11th Barcelona Open title as he squares off against Belgium’s David Goffin in the semi-finals of the men’s singles event here on Saturday.

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Airports Authority of India Inks Performance MoU With Civil Aviation Ministry

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed its Annual Performance Contract (APC) for the year 2018-19 with Ministry of Civil Aviation.

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Saina, Prannoy eye Final Berths in Badminton Asia Championships

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy will look to book their place in the finals of the Badminton Asia Championships when they play their respective last-four clashes here on Saturday.

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Kazakhstan Peacekeeping Unit Trains in India

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

A peacekeeping unit from Kazakhstan was recently in India to receive training and briefing on operational coordination for deployment as part of the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon.

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Most Effective Cancer Therapy Comes Closer to Reality

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, when it comes to fighting cancer, the size does matter.

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Two Naxals Killed in Encounter in Sukma

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Two Naxals including a woman has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Saturday.

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Pastors Manhandled in Kanyakumari

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Two pastors were allegedly physically and verbally abused and forcefully smeared with holy ash by some miscreants inside Arulmigu Mutharamman Temple in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari town.

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Delhi Couple Found Dead at Residence

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

A 55-year-old man and his wife were found dead in a suspicious condition at their house in Zakir Nagar in New Delhi on Saturday.

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Commonwealth Leaders Commit $4.1 Billion to Halve Malaria by 2023

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

In the culmination of a week of focus on a disease at a crossroads, the 53 leaders of Commonwealth nations committed to halve the burden of malaria across the Commonwealth within five years.

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Newly-wed Woman Killed in Alleged Robbery in UP

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

A newly-wed woman was shot dead by some miscreants in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut on Friday in what appears to be a robbery-gone-wrong case.

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Reliance Registers 17.3 Percent Hike in Quarterly net Profit

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Reliance Industries announced record net profit for the fourth quarter, clocked at Rs. 9,435 crores, primarily backed by favourable outcomes in the refining and petrochemical business.

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Paytm Introduces Tap Card Offline Payments Solution

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

One97 Communications Limited, the owner of digital payment major, Paytm, announced the launch of its offline payments solution – the Paytm Tap Card, in line with the company’s vision to provide seamless payments solutions for non-internet customers.

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Koinex Launches Crypto-to-crypto Trading

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Koinex, a digital assets exchange, commenced crypto-crypto trading at zero cost on their web and mobile platforms with the launch of 15 pairs of tokens which will be available for trading right from the start.

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 April Update

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Tech giant Microsoft announced the Windows 10 April 2018 update, which will begin to become available for download on April 30 and start to roll out to Windows 10 PCs worldwide on May 8.

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Indian Consumers Receptive to Automated Operations

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

A recent study conducted by Adobe noted that Indian consumers are showing a preference for automation and non-human interactions with brands.

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India Wins South Asian Under-12 Qualifying Tennis Tournament

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

India has won the South Asian Under-12 Qualifying Tennis Tournament and defeated host Nepal in the finals in Lalitpur on Friday.

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Trump, Merkel Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal during the latter’s one-day working trip to Washington.

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Trump May go to Jerusalem for Embassy Opening

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump is likely to visit Israel the month to attend the inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

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Trump Deserves Nobel Peace if North Korea Denuclearises, Says US Senator

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

US Senator Lindsey Graham on Friday pitched for awarding a Nobel Peace Prize to United States President Donald Trump if he successfully negotiated the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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