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Daily Archives: 22nd June 2018

Sangh Parivar Violence, Fake News on Student Artist From Kerala Varma College who Committed...

While most students of the college have been told that Visakh took his life following a fight he had at home with his father and brother, one of Visakh's friends who is in touch with the family said that they are still investigating the circumstances that led to the suicide. The family does not believe that a fight at home could have led Visakh to commit suicide and are determined to find out what the real cause is, he said.

Winning Opening Match at Hockey Champions Trophy is Vital, Says India Coach

With solid groundwork after two back-to-back national training camps at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru, the Indian men's hockey team look upbeat and well-prepared for this week's Champions Trophy.

Yamaha Launches Electric Bikes Replacing Traditional Ones

Yamaha has launched electric bikes to replace traditional bikes and motorcycles.

Andhra CM Lays Foundation Stone for Icon Tower

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation for icon tower in Amaravati on Friday.

ICC to Hear Chandimal’s Appeal Against Ball-tampering Charges Today

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that chairman of the ICC Code of Conduct Commission, Michael Beloff QC, has been appointed as the Judicial Commissioner to hear Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal's appeal against ball-tampering charges.

Higher BMI Associated With lower Breast Cancer Risk

Higher body fat is linked to lower breast cancer risk before menopause, according to a study.

Post-2017 Robbery, Kim Kardashian Back in Paris

After being robbed at gunpoint in a city hotel year-and-a-half ago, American reality television personality Kim Kardashian was back in Paris, along with rapper husband Kanye West on Thursday.

‘Yoga is India’s Precious Gift to the World’

To mark the fourth International Day of Yoga, a grand gathering of about 50,000 people, including practitioners of Rajyoga meditation from the Brahma Kumaris and nearly 2,000 women personnel from Indian paramilitary forces, thronged the historic Red Fort on Thursday.

2 men Thrashed in Gujarat on Suspicion of Being Child Lifter

Two people were allegedly thrashed on suspicion of being child lifter in Gujarat's Dwarka district.

TIME’s Trump Cover Captures Zero Tolerance Policy row

The latest cover of TIME's magazine, featuring US President Donald Trump and a wailing child has captured the controversial 'Zero Tolerance' policy of the US administration.

BJP Leader Calls Rahul Gandhi ‘Mentally Unstable’

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Durg in Chhattisgarh has called Congress president Rahul Gandhi "mentally weak".

You can now run a pre-recorded Video During YouTube Live

In addition to announcing new ways of monetization, YouTube also introduced a new feature of publishing called Premiers.

BJP Offers Saifuddin Soz ‘one-way Ticket’ to Pakistan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday criticised Congress leader and former Union Minister Saifuddin Soz for his statement on Kashmiris' independence and advised the latter to move Pakistan.

Found Plucking Mangoes, Bihar boy Shot Dead

A 12-year-old child was shot dead allegedly for plucking mangoes from an orchard in Bihar's Gogri police station limits of Khagaria area on Thursday.

Policeman Injured in Terrorist Attack Succumbs

Policeman HC Habibullah, who got injured during an attack on a police party by terrorists in Srinagar's Karan Nagar last week, succumbed to his injuries on Friday.

Pakistan Correspondent Sirmed’s Home Ransacked Again After Eight Years

The residence of veteran Pakistani journalist Marvi Sirmed was found ransacked on Thursday. The modus operandi of the robbery, according to informed sources, was similar to the previous robbery at her house in 2010.

Facebook Messenger Will Automatically Translate Messages From Your Spanish Friend

You became friends on Facebook with a Spanish-speaking individual and now you have no idea where you are headed because you don't know Spanish.

Congress’ Saifuddin Soz backs Musharraf’s remark on Kashmiris

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Saifuddin Soz on Friday backed former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's statement on Kashmiris' independence.

Bobby Deol ‘Excited’ to Perform After 7 Years at IIFA

Bollywood star Bobby Deol, who is all set to perform at the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA), is "really, really excited" to be back on stage after seven years.

Trump Comes to Melania’s Rescue Over Jacket row

United States President Donald Trump came to the rescue of First Lady Melania Trump who is being criticised for wearing a jacket featuring an insensitive message on its back.

Anxious Individuals may Have Better Control in Decision Making

Turns out, highly anxious individuals apply more cognitive control when they make a risky decision as compared to less anxious individuals.

Kate Spade’s ‘Heartbroken’ Father Dies day Before her Funeral

Just two weeks after American fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her apartment in New York, her family is now mourning another devastating loss.

China Expected to Relax Sanctions on North Korea

Following North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's recent visit to China, Beijing plans to ease sanctions on Pyongyang in order to boost bilateral economic cooperation.

You can now Write Away Your Body Image Blues!

For all the women out there, you can now write away your body image blues to get out of 'ideal body' rut.

Pompeo may Visit North Korea Soon

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit North Korea this weekend or next week in an effort to implement the outcome of last week's historic summit between the U.S. and the North.

Heena Sidhu Tops Selection Trial at KSS Shooting

Former World No.1 Heena Sidhu of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) topped the charts for the selection trials 5 in the 10M Air Pistol Women category.

US Willing to Facilitate Talks Between Kabul and Taliban

Washington seems optimistic and ready to facilitate talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban following the successful three-day ceasefire.

5th India International MSME Start-up Expo Begins Today

Entering into its fifth successful year, the India International MSME Start-up Expo 2018 will begin at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi today.

President Kovind Pays Homage to ex-Cuban PM

President Ram Nath Kovind along with First Lady Savita Kovind began their state visit to Cuba by paying homage to former Cuban prime minister Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba.

Chinese Loans Placing South Asia in Debt Trap

The trade deficit in South Asian countries such as Nepal, Myanmar, and Pakistan with China is rising year-on-year, in spite of Beijing extending bilateral loans to them by significant amounts.

Encounter Between Security Forces, Terrorists in Anantnag

An encounter is underway between the security forces and terrorists in Anantnag's Srigufwara area in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Hamza Sharif’s net Assets Worth Over Rs 411 Million

The son of Pakistan's former Punjab chief minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has declared net assets worth over Rs 411 million, while his father, Shahbaz Sharif's owns 675 kanals of land within Pakistan and possesses assets totalling over Rs159 million.

73-year-old Woman Dies During Yoga Day Celebrations

A 73-year-old died during the International Yoga Day celebrations at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun.

Columnist Charles Krauthammer Dies at 68

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, Charles Krauthammer, whose weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide, has died at the age of 68.

8 Injured After bus Overturns on Sion-Panvel Expressway

At least eight people were injured after a school bus turned turtle in Mumbai on late Thursday night.

UK Raises Concerns About Trump-Putin Summit

Taking into consideration the possible talks between United States President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the British government seems to be worried as it could have an impact on Trump's commitment to NATO's shared goals.

Croatia Dominates Argentina 3-0

Lionel Messi's dream of winning the World Cup now looks remote as Argentina crashed to a 3-0 defeat to Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

42 Couples Exchange Marriage Vows in Aligarh Mass Marriage

As many as 42 couples from the Hindu and Muslim community tied the knot at a mass marriage ceremony organised by the Uttar Pradesh Government in Aligarh on Thursday.

Scientists Discover 27 new Viruses in Bees

An evidence of 27 new, previously unknown viruses in bees has been found by a team of international researchers.

PM Oli Highlights Role of Political Parties in Beijing

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that political parties hold the key to development, prosperity and good governance as they not only steer the present political course of a country but also shape its future direction.

Boy Sent to Jail for Refusing Free Vegetables to Cops, Probe Ordered

The Bihar government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the matter where a minor boy was sent to jail for three months for allegedly refusing to give free vegetables to policemen in Patna.

Earthquake of 5.0 Magnitude Jolts Nicobar Islands

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the Nicobar Islands region on Friday.

Kerala CM Denied Appointment With PM Modi for Fourth Time

For the fourth time in a row, the Prime Minister's Office has once again denied appointment to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

India, EU Stand Shoulder to Shoulder on Global Peace, Security, Says Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that India and European Union (EU) stand shoulder to shoulder and united by shared values and principles in the midst of complex challenges to global peace and security.