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Daily Archives: 14th June 2018

Residents Of Mahul, A Rehabilitation Story Of Mumbai Slums, Episode 4

Anita Dhole, one of the residents of Mahul MHADA colony speaks about how the government has sent the slum dwellers to a place like Mahul to die and perish over there. Promises made by BJP's Prakash Mehta have not been kept and the rehabilitation is slowly killing the slum dwellers.

Case Slapped On Protesters Campaigning Against Custodial Murders and Police Brutality in Kerala

Police have accused the group of 'rioting' by distributing a notice. The notice speaks of how the government is actively suppressing people's protests by subjecting them to police brutality. It speaks particularly about the case of Sreejith, a Dalit youth who was killed in custody in Varappuzha. One of the charges levied on Sreejith was 'rioting,' the same that has now been slapped on the protesters.

Women’s Basketball Legend Anne Donovan Passes Away

The New York Liberty Basketball team has condoled the demise of Hall of Famer and Olympic Gold medallist Anne Donovan, who recently passed away aged 56 of heart failure.

Terrorists Attack Joint Checkpoint in Pulwama

Terrorists opened fire at a joint checkpoint of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police near Pulwama's Gangoo area in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning.

The Nun Teaser is Unsettling

Warner Bros. have dropped a teaser trailer of 'The Conjuring' spinoff, 'The Nun', and it is disturbing and hair-raising.

Telangana Government Bans Plastic in Civic Offices

The Telangana government has instructed municipal bodies across the state to stop usage of plastic.

Rapper Jay-Z Sued Over Reasonable Doubt Royalties

Rapper Jay-Z has been sued by a producer over royalties for his 1996 debut album 'Reasonable Doubt'.

The Girl was Like my Daughter, Says Rape-accused Daati Maharaj

Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj who has been accused of rape by a disciple has assured cooperation in the investigation.

All Eyes on Bengaluru as Afghans Ready for Test Debut Today

Today is a big day for Afghanistan Cricket, as the national cricket team will play its inaugural cricket Test match against top-ranked India in Bengaluru - an event that has been 17 years in the making.

Indian Dhivya Suryadevara Named General Motors CFO

General Motors Co on Wednesday announced Dhivya Suryadevara as Chief Financial Officer as the successor to retiring Chuck Stevens.

End of US-South Korea war Games a win for China

The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached Singapore on a Chinese plane for his summit with US President Donald Trump and returned with a prized concession for Beijing, in form of suspension of US-South Korean war games.

Thunderstorm Kills 10 in UP

At least 10 people were killed and 28 others injured after a deadly thunderstorm struck parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

US- South Korea Alliance Ironclad, Says Pompeo

The United States' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is in Seoul presently, said, the US and South Korea's alliance is ironclad.

Google Honours FIFA World Cup’s Cultural Diversity With Doodle

Tech giant Google has come up with a doodle celebrating the spirit of football, highlighting world unity and the diverse cultures of fans from 32 participating nations of the FIFA World Cup 2018, which begins in Russia on Thursday.

Nissan Announces Expansion Plans in India, Africa, Middle East

Nissan Motor Co. aims to expand the company's footprints in African, Middle Eastern, and Indian markets as part of its six-year midterm plan.

Lt Col Purohit’s Letter Reveals Torture Ordeal

Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit, accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, in a 24-page letter alleged that he was tortured in the custody of the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).

Yuki Bhambri, Sanjita Chanu Excluded From TOP Scheme

The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) met on Wednesday to clear funding proposals regarding training, competition and equipment needs and review the performance of athletes included under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

1 Army Personnel, 2 Militants Killed in Ongoing Operation in Jammu and Kashmir

An Army personnel and two militants have been killed so far in an ongoing encounter at the forest area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday.

White House to Suspend August US-South Korea Drill

The United State President Donald Trump-led administration is expected to announce the formal suspension of multilateral military drills on the Korean Peninsula, on Thursday.

Rahul Hosts First Iftar Party as Congress President

Congress President Rahul Gandhi hosted an Iftar party on Tuesday, which saw the presence of former presidents Pranab Mukherjee and Pratibha Patil, and former vice president Hamid Ansari.

Sarah Sanders Quashes Reports of Leaving White House

White House Secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday quashed the reports of her leaving the White House.

Ahead of Eid Festivities, Markets Bustle

With the holy month of Ramzan coming to an end, preparations for Eid-ul-Fitr are in full swing in the country.

13 Transgenders to Contest Pakistan Elections

Members of the transgender community in Pakistan will also be contesting the upcoming general assembly elections slated for July 25.

4.0 Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi

An earthquake measuring 4.0-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi on Thursday morning at 6:12 AM.

Pakistan Interim PM Appoints Chief Secretaries, IGPs of 4 Provinces

Pakistan interim Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk on Wednesday approved the names of new chief secretaries and inspector generals of police (IGP) in all four provinces.

Hyderabad Government Hospital Goes Thirsty

With Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital allegedly reeling under drinking water shortage, people here are finding it difficult to quench their thirst.

Nipah Virus Scare Under Control, Says Kerala Health Minister

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Wednesday said that the Nipah scare was under control and there were fewer chances of any new cases.

Indian Hockey Eves Draw Second Match Against Spain

The second of the five-match series between the Indian women's hockey team and Spain ended in a 1-1 draw here at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium last evening.

Supreme Court Refuses to Stay the UPPSC Mains 2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Mains Examination 2018, which is slated for June 18.

Phonepe, Ola Tie-up to Enable Hassle-free Cab, Auto Bookings

Payments platform PhonePe on Thursday announced its partnership with Ola, India's leading and one of the world's largest taxi aggregator, for a hassle-free cab and auto booking experience.