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Daily Archives: 9th June 2018

Bhima-Koregaon Case: Jignesh Mevani likely to be summoned

Talking to a TWJ correspondent Jignesh said that calling Ambedarites as Maoists and arresting them is a pre-planned conspiracy. He also said,” The kind of stories that some of the media houses are running are absolutely baseless. It smells of a large, massive conspiracy for the Modi government in particular and RSS in general.” He also added that the way they have maligned the name of Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Ambedkar is quite cheap.

Fire Breaks out in LNG Godown in Patna

A fire broke out at a godown containing Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders, here on Saturday.

NATO may Extend Funding to Afghan Forces

Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg has expressed confidence that the alliance will extend funding to the Afghan Security Forces to 2024 when they meet at the alliance's summit next month.

35 Injured After Fire Breaks out in Surat Building

More than 35 labourers were injured in a major fire that broke out at a building here in Pandesera area on Saturday.

UP Government Will Take Action on Bribery Plaint, Says Governor Ram Naik

After writing a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath highlighting corruption in his office, Governor Ram Naik on Friday said the government will take action on it.

India, Nepal Joint Team to Assess Flood-prone Sites

Indian and Nepali officials will conduct an on-site inspection in Nepal's Tarai region to assess the problem of flooding that occurs every year and find ways to combat the crisis.

Pradhan Visits Bhubaneswar, Reviews Various Projects

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday met with the residents of Mancheswar area on his way to Odisha's Cuttack, who have been demanding a flyover on NH 16, connecting Mancheswar and Hi-Tech Square.

Israeli Troops Kill 4, Injures Over 600 Palestinians

The Israeli troops on Friday killed four Palestinians and wounded over 600 people.

President Kovind Concludes Two-day Tripura Visit

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday concluded his two-day visit to Tripura.

Maldives Appreciates India’s Support for UNSC Candidature

Ambassador of Maldives to India, Ahmed Mohamed, on has appreciated India's support for Maldives' United Nations Security Council (UNSC) candidature.

Uday Express Gets Tab-operated Vending Machines

In its first, tab-operated automatic vending machines have been installed in Coimbatore - Bengaluru Uday Express which was flagged off on Friday.

US Willing to Hold Talks With Taliban

The United States (US) on Thursday said it is ready to participate in talks with the Taliban.

Dinesh Sharma Apologise for Test-tube Baby Remark

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has tendered an apology for his earlier remark where he said that Sita, the central figures in the Hindu epic, was India's "first test-tube baby".

Jose K. Mani Named Kerala Congress (M)’s Rajya Sabha Election Candidate

The Kerala Congress (M) has named Jose K. Mani as their Rajya Sabha election candidate.

Election Commission Rules out Irregularity in Madhya Pradesh Electoral Lists

The Election Commission (EC) on Friday rejected reports of any irregularities in the electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh.

Introducing Axis Aha!, An Artificial Intelligence led Virtual Assistant

'Conversational Banking' has turned a new leaf with the launch of 'Axis Aha!', an efficient virtual assistant powered by cutting-edge technology which includes proprietary Artificial Intelligence and machine learning algorithms.

Thousands Throng in Hyderabad for Fish Prasadam

Scores of people took 'fish prasadam' on Friday in Hyderabad, which has been traditionally distributed by Bathini family since more than 170 years.

Situation Under Control in Mumbai Fire

The fire that broke out in Patel Chambers here on Saturday is under control, Chief Fire Officer said.

Xi Gifts Putin China’s Friendship Medal

Chinese President Xi Jinping presented Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the first-ever Friendship Medal of the People's Republic of China.

Some Political Parties Using Maoist for Anti-NDA Cause, Says Jaitley

Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday raised serious concern on the "increased Maoist activities" in areas other than usual extremism affected areas while targeting "some political parties" for using them against the ruling NDA.

Trump Extends Condolences to Anthony Bourdain’s Family

United States President Donald Trump on Friday offered condolences to the family of 61-year-old celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who was found dead in his hotel room in France on Friday.

Owaisi Says Congress is Finished

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday hit out at the Congress after the party leader and former president Pranab Mukherjee attended the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) annual event.

Russia, China to Bolster Cooperation in all Areas

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping has signed a joint Russian-Chinese statement after making negotiations, which said both Russia and China are determined to build up cooperation in all areas.

Mumbai Metro One Turns Four

Reliance Infrastructure promoted Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) completed four successful years of travel on Friday.

Putin Expects ‘Constructive’ Meeting With Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he expects his meeting with United States President Donald Trump to be "constructive."

Committed for Upliftment of all Section of Society, Says Telangana CM

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has said the state government is committed for the upliftment of all section of the society.

Japan, Canada Committed for Progressive Trade, Says Trudeau

Japan and Canada are committed to moving forward on progressive trade to create jobs and growth, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.

Banks’ Image has Gone Down in Recent Years, Says PNB Official

The non-executive chairman of Punjab National Bank (PNB), Sunil Mehta has said that the image of banks has gone down in recent years.

Kathua Rape Case: Seven Accused Are Charged With Rape and Murder

An eight year old girl's brutal murder inside a temple in Jammu and Kashmir had shocked many. There were massive protests in Kashmir region and in India demanding for justice. Out of the 8 accused, all 7 has been framed with charges for murder and rape

Dalit Children of Thuruthi Protest Against Authoritarian Stand of the Government

"We fasted from 9 am in the morning to 6 pm. 10 children sat there without food and drinks for the day. Children as young as 12 years participated in the fasting. As a result of the proposed third alignment, 30 houses and a centuries-old temple is under the threat of demolition.  The collector of Kannur has not shown any response to the 41 days long struggle in Thuruthi".