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Daily Archives: 31st May 2018

Murder and Attack of Dalits for Sitting Cross-Legged, Dalits Sit Cross-Legged in Social Media

The village is a Dalit populated area with 35 Dalit families and two caste Hindu families. The 'reason' stated for the attack that was carried out by a 15 member armed gang of upper caste people was that the Dalits had refused to present temple honours to a caste Hindu family and had sat cross-legged in front of a caste Hindu. Chandrakumar (45), a caste Hindu objected to this and abused the Dalits for 'insulting' him.

Fans go Berserk Over ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’

Paramount's upcoming film 'Sonic the Hedgehog', based on the classic SEGA video game of the same name, is ruling the internet.

Ex-diplomat Granted Bail in Espionage Case

New Delhi:The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to convicted former diplomat Madhuri Gupta in connection with an espionage case.The court will hear...

Chidambaram Gets Protection From CBI Arrest in INX Media Case

Former Union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram was granted interim protection from arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till July 3 in the INX Media Case on Thursday.

South Korean President Likely to Visit Singapore for Summit, Signing Peace Treaty

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is likely to visit Singapore next month to hold a summit with the United States and North Korea.

Andhra Pradesh to use GPS to Curb Menace of Illegal Sand Mining

In an endeavour to curb the menace of illegal sand mining in the state, the Andhra Pradesh Government will be introducing GPS tracking system by July end this year.

Terrorists Attack Army Patrolling Party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara

Terrorists on the wee hours of Thursday attacked an Army's patrolling party in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Trump Regrets Picking Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Venting out his anger over the Russian meddling probe, United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he rued his decision of picking attorney general Jeff Sessions to head the Department of Justice (DoJ).

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Liege Shooting

The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the deadly shooting attack in Belgium's Liege city, which claimed three lives.

China Vows to Retaliate After US Imposes Fresh Tariffs

A day after the United States announced 25 percent tariff on USD 50 billion of Chinese tech goods, China on Wednesday said that it did not want a trade war and remained undeterred.

Hyderabad Traffic Police Arranges Free Parking This Ramazan

In an order to avoid chaos on the roads, the Hyderabad Traffic police has made traffic diversions in the Old City during the holy month of Ramazan.

Indian Defence Ministry Embroiled in Ukraine’s Corruption Investigation, Bofors Deja Vu for India

The discrepency caught attention when Ukranian state-run Spetstechnoexport signed a second pact with Global Marketing SP Ltd. This was 11 months after Spetstechnoexport signed a similar pact with Ministry of Defence (Air Force Headquarters) on November 26, 2014 for supply of spares to Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NAB) thinks that Indian Defence officials might have witnessed the sealing of the second deal that was uncalled for.

Top North Korean Official Arrives in New York to Discuss Trump-Kim Meet

The Vice Chairman of North Korea, Kim Yong Chol on Wednesday arrived here, in a bid to revive the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.

Trump Signs ‘Right to Try’ Bill for Terminally ill Patients

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a major drug bill called "Right to Try" for terminally ill patients, allowing them to go for experimental medical treatments, which is not yet approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Kim Kardashian West Discusses Prison Reform With Trump

Reality television star Kim Kardashian West on Wednesday met with the United States President Donald Trump for discussing on prison reform.

Organizations Worldwide Turn to Oracle Cloud to Fuel Their Modernization Efforts

Companies and organizations around the globe are rapidly adopting Oracle Cloud solutions. Offering its customers a unique advantage, Oracle is the only provider to deliver a complete cloud portfolio, spanning Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS).

Kendrick Lamar Receives Pulitzer Prize

American rapper Kendrick Lamar, on Wednesday, received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in music for his acclaimed 2017 album DAMN.

Odisha Launches Awareness Drive on Child Sexual Abuse

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a state-wide awareness campaign of Odisha Police against child sexual abuse.

Serial Entrepreneur Satyen Kothari Launches Cube Wealth

Cube Wealth, India's first "one app, one minute" service that offers members wealth creation, automated savings, and expense management through an award-winning user-interface was launched in India on Thursday.

Delhi HC Dismisses Plea by Hizbul chief’s son in Terror Funding Case

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea filed by Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) chief Syed Salahuddin son Syed Shahid Yusuf in a Hawala terror funding case.

India Among top 4 Users of Tobacco

Tobacco is one of the most common and preferred forms of addiction. Even though scientific evidences have revealed its harmful health effects, the use of tobacco in different forms has seen a dramatic increase, especially in the developing countries.

Balochistan Assembly Passes Resolution Seeking Delay in 2018 Election

The Balochistan Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution seeking a one-month delay in the upcoming general elections in the province.

Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Maharashtra cabinet's Agriculture Minister Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar on Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

New Sri Lanka Map to be Released Today

After 18 years, the Sri Lanka Survey Department (SLSD), the national surveying and mapping organization under the Ministry of Land and Land Development have decided to update the geographical map of Sri Lanka.

Chhattisgarh’s Jagargunda Village Gets Electricity After 13 Years

After living in the dark for 13 years, the electricity facility has reached Jagargunda village in Chhattisgarh.

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Government, Private Schools in Excess Fees Case

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the state government and private schools in connection with refunding of excess fees.

Bypoll Results 2018

The counting of votes for by-elections to four Lok Sabha seats and 10 assembly constituencies will be held today.

‘Dead’ Russian Journalist Attends Press Conference

A Russian journalist, said to be a critic of Kremlin, appeared at a press conference here on Wednesday merely hours after he was "murdered".

Pakistan Unlawfully Increases Army in Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan in violation of the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) has increased the presence of the army in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.

India, UK Hold Talks on Economic Offenders, Terror Financing

Issues including economic offenders and terror financing were discussed during the third Home Affairs' dialogue between India and the United Kingdom on Wednesday.

US Reports Several Violent Attacks Against Rohingyas Across Myanmar

Regular incidents of violent attacks have been reported against Rohingya Muslims throughout Myanmar in 2017.

Indo-Afghan to Deal With Cross-Border Terrorism From Pakistan

A security meeting was held between India and Afghanistan on Wednesday as the two sides discussed cross-border terrorism from Pakistan.