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Daily Archives: 4th April 2018

China Invited to Participate in Defence Expo 2018

India has invited China to participate in the upcoming Defence Expo 2018, scheduled to begin in Tamil Nadu from April 11.

No Mortuary Room, Hospital Administration Keeps Body Inside Toilet in Chhattisgarh

In yet another shocking incident of medical apathy, a body was kept inside the toilet of a primary health centre here on Wednesday as it did not have a mortuary room.

Body of Jawan Found in Chhattisgarh

The body of a jawan was found on Wednesday in Badesurokhi area of Chhattisgarh.

Bellandur Lake Spills Toxic Foam, Again

One among Bengaluru's nearly 262 lakes and tanks, Bellandur Lake has become a symbol of the city's struggle with waste management as it spills toxic foam.

Dhinakaran Exempted From Personal Appearance in AIADMK Symbol Bribery Case

Delhi's Patiala House Court granted sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran an exemption from personal appearance for the day in the two-leaves symbol bribery case.

Government Forms Panel to Conduct Foolproof Board Examinations

After the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) paper leaks fiasco, the Centre has formed a panel to examine the conduction of examinations and suggest measures to handle the same in a foolproof manner.

Tulip Garden in Srinagar- a Huge Attraction for Tourists

The Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden in Srinagar has been opened to the public from Wednesday.

Snapchat Takes Giphy Back Onto its Platform

Nearly after a month of pulling down Giphy, Snapchat on Tuesday announced that it has allowed the platform for animated GIF files back on its database.

Now Plan Your Movie Nights With Google

In a move that is bound to make all movie buffs happy, technology giant Google has announced a new feature that will help millennials plan their movie nights better.

Apple Hires Google's Former Artificial Intelligence Chief

Multinational technology company Apple poached one of Google's top Artificial Intelligence (AI) executives, John Giannandrea.

Apple Hires Google’s Former Artificial Intelligence Chief

Multinational technology company Apple poached one of Google's top Artificial Intelligence (AI) executives, John Giannandrea.

Amidst Cambridge Analytica Row, Facebook Launches Bulk app Removal

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica row, users have flocked to their privacy settings on social media giant Facebook in recent times, to sever their connection to third-party apps. However, deleting them all has taken an awful lot of time because it involved removing the apps one by one.

Apps to Ensure Online Safety of Children may be Counterproductive

Turns out, applications to keep children safe online may have an opposite reaction.

FC Goa Advances to Quarters Defeating ATK in Super Cup

FC Goa secured their quarterfinal spot defeating ATK 3-1 in the fifth game of the Super Cup here on Tuesday

Smith will not Contest Cricket Australia's Sanctions

Former skipper Steve Smith on Wednesday confirmed that he will not appeal against his 12-month ban sanctioned by Cricket Australia in a ball tampering scandal.

Smith will not Contest Cricket Australia’s Sanctions

Former skipper Steve Smith on Wednesday confirmed that he will not appeal against his 12-month ban sanctioned by Cricket Australia in a ball tampering scandal.

Online Auction of BCCI India International, Domestic Media Rights Commences

The online auction process of the BCCI India International and Domestic Cricket media rights for the period from April 15, 2018 till March 31, 2023 commenced on Tuesday at the BCCI headquarters, Cricket Centre in Mumbai.

Morne Morkel Will Miss Everything About Cricket

With a historic series win over Australia here, South Africa bid adieu to their fast-bowler Morne Morkel, who brought an end to his 11-year-long international career.

Markram Surges to Career-best Ninth Spot in Test Rankings

South Africa opener Aiden Markram has sustained his surge towards the top during an amazing first year in Test cricket, making his way to career-best ninth position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Player Rankings for batsmen.

Madras HC Approached for IPL 2018 Stay

A plea has been filed before the Madras High Court to restrain the holding of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.

Commonwealth Games 2018 to Open Today With Dazzling Ceremony

The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games will commence in Gold Coast, Australia, with a glittering opening ceremony on Wednesday evening.

Coach Agassi did Nothing to Help Djokovic

Former Serbian Davis Cup captain Radmilo Armenulic has criticised Andre Agassi's coaching techniques, saying that he did nothing to help ace player Novak Djokovic.

After Smith, now Bancroft Accepts Ball-tampering Sanctions

Following the footsteps of former Australian skipper Steve Smith, opener Cameron Bancroft has also decided not to appeal against his nine-month suspension imposed by Cricket Australia (CA) for his involvement in the massive ball-tampering scandal.

Shop Torched Over SC/ST Act Protest in Madhya Pradesh

While curfew is imposed in various areas of Gwalior, Bhind, and Morena districts, the protestors in Bhind torched a shop outside a municipal office and set a tyre on fire.

139 Pakistani Persons, Entities in UNSC Consolidated Terrorist List

One hundred and thirty nine (139) citizens and entities from Pakistan feature in the United Nations Security Council's (UNSC's) consolidated list of terrorists or terror-supporting organisations.

Kabul Explosion Leaves 2 Injured

At least two persons on Wednesday were injured in an explosion triggered by a magnetic bomb in Kabul city.

Will not Stop Until ISIS is Gone, Says Trump at Baltic Summit

United States President Donald Trump affirmed that the US "will not stop until ISIS is gone" while justifying the presence of the US troops in Syria.

Trump Plans to Deploy Military Forces at Us-Mexico Border

United States plans to deploy military forces at the US-Mexico border, said President Donald Trump while addressing the Baltic leaders at a summit earlier on Tuesday.

Trump Offered Prayers After Youtube Shooting

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered his "thoughts and prayers" after a shooting at YouTube headquarters at California.

Trump Administration Plans Tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese Imports

The Trump administration on Tuesday published a list of 50 billion dollars in Chinese imports across 1,300 categories of products set to be targeted by US tariffs.

4 Presumed Dead in Marine Helicopter Crash in California

The four-member crew, aboard a Marine Corps helicopter that has crashed in Southern California, is presumed dead.

YouTube Shooting Suspect Identified as Nasim Aghdam

The woman who shot three people at YouTube headquarters in Northern California's San Bruno area before killing herself has been identified as 38-year-old Nasim Aghdam.

Sushma Swaraj Embarks 3-day Visit to Baku

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday embarked a three-day official visit to Azerbaijan's capital city Baku to participate in Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Conference.

Pakistan Observes Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's Death Anniversary

Pakistan on Wednesday is observing the 39th death anniversary of former prime minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

Pakistan Observes Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s Death Anniversary

Pakistan on Wednesday is observing the 39th death anniversary of former prime minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

Nawaz, Maryam Arrive at Court for Hearing of Avenfield Case

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam on Wednesday arrived at the accountability court conducting corruption proceedings against them.

5 Naxals Neutralised in Jharkhand's Latehar District

Five Naxals (Left Wing Extremists) on Wednesday were neutralised during an encounter with the security forces in Jharkhand's Latehar district.

5 Naxals Neutralised in Jharkhand’s Latehar District

Five Naxals (Left Wing Extremists) on Wednesday were neutralised during an encounter with the security forces in Jharkhand's Latehar district.

Woman Held for Killing Mother who Objected to her Homosexual Relationship

A 21-year-old woman has been arrested here for allegedly bludgeoning her mother to death as the latter had been objecting to the former's homosexual relationship with her teacher.

In UP, Woman Attacked With Acid, Father-in-law Held

A case has been registered here against a woman's husband and her father-in-law after they allegedly threw acid on her.

SC Dismisses all Petitions Filed Over CBSE Paper Leak

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed all petitions associated with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) question paper leaks.

PhD Student Rusticated for Misbehaving With Professor

University of Hyderabad (UoH) has rusticated a PhD student for six months for allegedly misbehaving and showing indiscipline towards an assistant professor.

Municipal Corporation Gurgaon Serves Notice to Shut Illegal Meat Shops

Here comes a bad news for meat lovers in Gurugram, the Municipal Corporation Gurgaon has served a notice to shut down illegal meat shops in Narsinghpur, Mohammedpur Jhandsa, Khandsa, Sector 46 and Sector-39 among other areas, within two days.

Arms Licenses to be Suspended in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind

In wake of the violence that broke during the protest over SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, arms licenses have been suspended in some of the areas of Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district on Wednesday.

Arms Licenses to be Suspended in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind

In wake of the violence that broke during the protest over SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, arms licenses have been suspended in some of the areas of Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district on Wednesday.

More Than 1 Lakh Toilets Constructed in Rajouri in a Year

Taking forward the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a total of 14897 individual household toilets (IHHLs) have been constructed so far for villagers, by the Rajouri Administration in 2018.

CMO Issues Disability Certificate After Wife Carries Husband on Back in Mathura

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) on Wednesday issued a disability certificate to the man who was carried by his wife on her back to the CMO office.

Centre for Children With Birth Defects Sets up in Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir

Now, parents, especially of children with birth defects, can breathe a sigh of relief here as an early intervention centre has been set up in Udhampur District Hospital.

Dutch Lawyer First Person to be Sentenced in Mueller's Probe

A Dutch attorney has become the first person to be sentenced in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Dutch Lawyer First Person to be Sentenced in Mueller’s Probe

A Dutch attorney has become the first person to be sentenced in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Ghani Orders Probe Into Kunduz Airstrikes

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a team to conduct a probe into the airstrikes at Dasht-e-Archi in the Kunduz province.

French Railway Protests Against Macron's Labour Reforms

France Railway network has been hit hard due to the on-going railway strike against President Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms on Wednesday.

French Railway Protests Against Macron’s Labour Reforms

France Railway network has been hit hard due to the on-going railway strike against President Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms on Wednesday.

China Asks to Discard Cold War Mentality in Ex-spy Poisoning Row

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang called on the relevant countries to discard 'Cold War mentality' and find the truth behind the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal.

Britain Unable to Identify Source of Nerve Agent in Ex-spy Poisoning Row

The head of the British military facility, dealing with the nerve agent used for poisoning ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, on Tuesday said it has "not identified the precise source" of the substance.

China Notifies WTO of Imposing US $ 611.5 million on US Imports

China on Wednesday notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) of imposing US$611.5 million worth of retaliatory tariffs on $2.75 billion worth of US imports including pork, nuts, and ethanol.

Experts Fear Rise of Hardline Forces as Bangladesh Gears up for General Elections

As Bangladesh gears up for the general elections to be held in December this year experts are fearing that hardline forces in the country have started gaining ground in a bid to remove the current moderate Government in Dhaka.

Active Shooter at Youtube Headquarters Shot Dead

A female gunman reportedly died of a self-inflicting gunshot in an incident of cross-firing at the headquarters of the YouTube on Tuesday at San Bruno in California.

UP Minister's son Attacked by Bike-borne men

Uttar Pradesh Minister OP Rajbhar's son Arvind Rajbhar was allegedly attacked by four bike-borne men, near a Railway crossing in Ballia, on Tuesday night.

UP Minister’s son Attacked by Bike-borne men

Uttar Pradesh Minister OP Rajbhar's son Arvind Rajbhar was allegedly attacked by four bike-borne men, near a Railway crossing in Ballia, on Tuesday night.

Risky Tyre Killers in Pune Removed

Tyre killers, installed at Pune's Amanora Park Town to check wrong side driving were removed on Tuesday.

Man Alleges Adityanath Pushed him Away at Janta Darbar

A Lucknow resident on Tuesday alleged that he was pushed away by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath when he approached him with a complaint against an MLA at a Janta Darbar in Gorakhpur.

Kejriwal to Meet his Andhra Counterpart Today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu here at Andhra Bhavan on Wednesday.

Application in Delhi HC Seeking Investigation Into Centres Action Over Iraq Deaths

An application has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a detailed investigation into the alleged lapses on the part of the Centre in connection with the death of the 39 Indians in Iraq.

Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru, JNU Among top 10 Universities

The Indian Institute of Science (Bengaluru) is India's top university followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) and Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi), declared the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) on Tuesday.

Hyderabad Police ban Drones for a Month

Hyderabad Police have banned the flying of drones and other remote-controlled flying devices in the city, from April 8 to May 7, in view of possible attacks that may be carried out through such devices by terror groups or anti-social elements.

First India-Bangladesh Container Train Flagged off

The trial run of the first container train to run between Kolkata and Dhaka was flagged off on Tuesday.

Agra Schools to Remain Closed Today

In the wake of the violent protest against the Supreme Court ruling on SC/ST Act, all schools in Agra, barring those where board exams are underway, will remain closed on Wednesday.

Aviation Ministry Reviews Noida Airport Project

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Tuesday called a meeting of all stakeholders to review the progress of setting up the Noida International Greenfield Airport at Jewar.

Amit Shah Rebuffs Rumours of Repealing Reservation Policy

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Tuesday rebuffed rumours that the Central Government would repeal the provision for reservation in the Constitution.

5 Religious Leaders Accorded MoS Status in MP

The Madhya Pradesh Government has granted Minister of State (MoS) rank to five religious leaders, namely Baba Narmadanand, Baba Hariharanand, Computer Baba, Bhaiyyu Maharaj, and Pandit Yogendra Mahant in the state cabinet.