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Daily Archives: 18th June 2018

Chinese Envoy Proposes China-India-Pakistan Trilateral Summit

Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Monday proposed a trilateral summit between three neighbouring countries of China, India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Army Chief Visits AEC Training College at Pachmarhi

The two-day visit by Army chief General Bipin Rawat to the AEC Training College and Centre at Pachmarhi ended on Sunday.

US-led Coalition Destroys Syrian Army Position

Air Force of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State jihadist group had carried out a deadly strike at a position of the Syrian Army in the southeast of the city of Bukamal.

World Mocks Pakistan Because of Nawaz, Says Zardari

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has brought Pakistan to a place where the world ridicules it.

Incredibles 2 Crushes Animation Record With $180 Million Opening

Disney-Pixar's long-awaited quirky animated superhero family, 'Incredibles 2' crushed the box office with a $180 million opening, scoring the title of the highest debut ever for an animated film on Sunday.

FBI Agent Peter Strzok Ready to Testify Before Congress

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election for sending anti-Trump texts, is willing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee or any other congressional committee.

Ram Sene Chief Compares Gauri Lankesh’s Murder With Death of Dog

Sri Ram Sene (SRS) president Pramod Muthalik has courted a controversy by comparing slain journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh's death to a dog's death.

Taliban Rejects Afghan Government’s Proposal to Extend Ceasefire

After the three days of respite from the never ending conflict, Taliban leaders on Sunday rejected the Afghanistan government's proposal to extend cease-fire.

Two Assam Rifles Jawans Killed in Nagaland Ambush

Two Assam Rifles jawans were killed while four were injured in an ambush by suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) terrorists in Nagaland's Mon district bordering Myanmar.

Five Undocumented Immigrants die in SUV Crash in US

At least five undocumented immigrants were killed on Sunday as a speeding vehicle crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in United States' South Texas.

Greece, Macedonia Sign Pact to Change Country’s Name

Greece and Macedonia setting aside the 27-year-old dispute over the latter's name, signed an agreement that changed Macedonia's name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia on Sunday.

Process of Removing Chemical Leakage at Sterlite Plant Begins

The process of removing leakage in the sulfuric acid warehouse at the Sterlite Copper Smelter plant storage unit in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi has begun.

Ready to go to Jail for Farmers, Says Congress MLA

Gujarat Congress MLA Geniben Thakor on Monday said she is ready to face imprisonment if needed for the welfare of farmers.

Who is India’s Finance Minister, Asks Congress

The Congress Party on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify who India's Finance Minister really is.

There is no Muslim Vote Bank, Says Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi has claimed that Muslims have always been deceived when it comes to them being identified as a significant vote bank.

China Seeking Concessions From Myanmar Power Project

China, it seems, has not given up hope of restarting its hydroelectric power project at Myitsone in northern Myanmar.

Kumaraswamy’s Warning Over Muthalik’s Dog Remark

In the wake of Sri Ram Sene (SRS) president Pramod Muthalik's comment on slain journalist Gauri Lankesh, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy assured that strict action would be taken against those supporting illegal activities.

Daati Maharaj Directed to Appear Before Police by Wednesday

Delhi Police Crime Branch has given Daati Maharaj time till Wednesday to appear before them in connection with the rape case against him.

Chargesheet Against Vijay Mallya in Money Laundering Case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday filed a chargesheet against liquor baron Vijay Mallya on charges of money laundering.

Delhi Health Minister Hospitalised on Day 7 of Strike

Health Minister Satyendra Kumar Jain has been admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital after his health deteriorated during the ongoing 'dharna' at Raj Niwas on late Sunday night.

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Delay Return to Pakistan

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have delayed their return to the country at the moment citing the prevailing illness of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's as the reason.

Flood Situation Remains Grim in Northeast, Lakhs Rendered Homeless

Devastating floods, heavy rain, and landslides have created havoc in several northeastern states in the past week, claiming many lives in Assam, Tripura, and Manipur.