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Daily Archives: 16th June 2018

Youth Dialogue Held to Boost India-Vietnam Ties

In order to further relations between India and Vietnam, a youth dialogue was held here on Friday.

Violence Erupts in MP During Maharana Pratap Jayanti Celebration

Violence broke out in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur on Saturday after two groups engaged into an argument over taking out a procession during an event to mark Maharana Pratap Jayanti.

Iran Wins After Morocco’s own Goal in World Cup Group B Opener

Iran beat Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener in St. Petersburg as Morocco substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz scored an own goal in stoppage time.

Spoke About Sanghi Terror, not Hindu Terror, Says Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday clarified that he has always used the term "Sanghi terrorism" and never "Hindu terrorism."

US, South Korea Discuss Future of Joint Military Drills

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has discussed with his South Korean counterpart, Song Young-moo, the future of their joint military drills after US president Donald Trump said that he would be suspending them.

Shiv Sena Accuses Center of Bloodbath in Valley

The Shiv Sena on Saturday raised serious concern on the recent incidents of killing in Jammu and Kashmir and accused the ruling National Democratic Party (NDA) of the bloodbath in the valley.

US Announces Tariffs on $50 Billion in Chinese Imports

The Trump administration has announced a 25 percent tariff on up to 50 billion dollars worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade tiff with China.

SC to Hear Plea Against Political Parties Misusing Religion for Electoral Gains

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Supreme Court on Saturday seeking direction for taking action against political parties and contesting candidates for allegedly misusing religion for electoral gains.

Pakistan Backing for Terrorism Major Threat to South Asia

A senior Mohajir leader has urged the United States to halt acts of cross-border terrorism supported by Pakistan's military establishment.

Man Walks From Odisha to Delhi to Remind PM of his Promises

In an unimaginable zeal, a 30-year-old man from Odisha's Rourkela has walked a distance of 1350 km to meet his Prime Minister and remind him of a promise he had once made.

Swaraj to Embark on Four-nation Visit on June 17

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will embark on a four-nation visit to Italy, France, Luxembourg, and Brussels from June 17-23.

Kozhikode Landslide Death Toll Mounts to 12

The death toll in the landslide at Kerala's Kattipara village in Kozhikode district has risen to 12.

India Proposes Retaliatory Tariffs on 30 US Products

India has decided to suspend concessions on 30 products originating from the United States.

Journalist Upendra Rai’s ED Custody Extended

A Delhi's Court on Saturday extended the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of journalist Upendra Rai by five days in connection with a money laundering case.

President Kovind Arrives in Greece

President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind arrived in Athens's Greece city on Saturday, kick-starting their three-nation visit.

Facebook to Stop Showing Weapon Accessories ads to Under-18 Users

Facebook is updating its ad policies as part of which, it will stop showing ads for weapons accessories to its users who are under 18 years of age.

Kerala CPI(M) Leader’s Body Recovered

The body of former Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader and president of Elamkunnapuzha Gram Panchayat, V. K. Krishnan, who had allegedly jumped into the backwaters from a boat near Kochi's Kannamali beach on June 12, was recovered from the shores on Friday.

Protests Staged Against Enforced Disappearances in Balochistan

On the auspicious occasion of Eid, thousands of people protested in Balochistan's Quetta city demanding the return of their beloved, who were allegedly abducted by Pakistani intelligence agencies.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Rescues 12 Trekkers From Borasu Pass

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Saturday rescued 12 trekkers and 10 porters from Himachal Pradesh's Borasu Pass, who were stuck due to heavy snowfall for more than two days.

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Sent to Jail

United States President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sent to jail by a federal judge who alleged that the former attempted to tamper with witnesses.

Cab Driver Arrested for Allegedly Harassing Woman in Chandigarh

An Uber cab driver has been arrested for allegedly harassing a woman passenger in Punjab's Chandigarh city.

Cabin Crew Union Oppose Air India’s Hotel Room Sharing Policy

With debt-ridden national carrier Air India recently implementing cost-cutting policies, as air hostesses are now required to share hotel rooms, cabin crew union have come out strongly in opposition of the move.

Aurangzeb’s Father Appeals to Centre to Eliminate Militancy

Mohd Hanif, the father of Rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and later killed by terrorists in Pulwama's Gusoo, made an emotional appeal to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government to eliminate militancy from the state, as he laid his son to rest.

Balochistan Interim Minister Resigns

The caretaker minister of Pakistan's Balochistan Province, Hafiz Khaleel Ahmed, has tendered his resignation over "inevitable reasons."

Army Jawan Killed in Ceasefire Violation in Nowshera

An Army personnel lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera district on Saturday.

3 Militants Killed in Afghanistan

At least three militants belonging to Islamic State (IS) group's offshoot IS Khorasan (IS-K) have been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

61-day Fishing ban Concludes in Tamil Nadu

The 61-day fishing ban period which was imposed for mechanised boats along Tamil Nadu's east coast concluded on Friday.