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Daily Archives: 23rd June 2018

Hindu Fundamentalist Fake News Targets Madrasa That was in News for Teaching Sanskrit

Fake news by Hindu fundamentalists that aim at religious polarisation is now targeting madrasas. In an altered photograph that was circulated in social media, a madrasa teacher was portrayed as teaching students that Islam 'beat' Hinduism by comparing 'achievements' of the two religions. It was later found that the picture was from a news story that reported that a madrasa was teaching Sanskrit language to its students.

Anthony Bourdain had no Narcotics When he Died

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain had no illegal drugs in his body when he committed suicide two weeks ago, a judicial official has revealed.

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XXXTentacion Killers Knew him

The people who killed Hollywood rapper XXXTentacion (real name: Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy) likely knew him.

Buddha Air Files Application for Nepalgunj-Delhi Flight

Nepal's private domestic carrier Buddha Air has filed its application seeking permission to fly from Nepalgunj in Nepal to New Delhi.

TN Becoming Breeding Ground for Extremists’ Activities, Says BJP MP

Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pon Radhakrishnan has said Tamil Nadu is becoming the breeding ground for extremists' activities.

Senior Congress Leader Danam Nagender Resigns

Telangana senior Congress leader and former minister Danam Nagender resigned from the party on Friday.

Teased for Dark Skin, Woman Poisons Food at Family Function

Miffed over being humiliated for her dark complexion, a woman in Maharashtra's Raigad district poisoned food at her relative's house-warming function, killing five people.

Essential Apps for Working Women of Today!

Being a woman is itself is the challenging part, whether you are working or a homemaker. Womanhood lugs a lot of responsibilities not only for the family but also for themselves.

MK Stalin Detained by Police During Protest

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin was detained by the police on Saturday, while he was protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Maryam Nawaz to Contest From two Seats in Pakistan Elections

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz will be contesting from the National Assembly (NA)-127 in Lahore and from Punjab assembly constituency PP-173 respectively in the upcoming general elections in the country on July 25.

Hyderabad Traffic Police Registers 643 Cases in Special Drive

As many as 643 cases have been registered by the Hyderabad traffic police in an ongoing special drive to prevent accidents by vehicles carrying school children.

Nepal, China to Develop Cross-border Railway Line

Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who was on an official six-day visit to China has signed an accord to develop a cross-border railway line that will connect the Tibetan town of Kerung with Kathmandu.

Shaqiri’s Last-minute Stunner Earns Switzerland 2-1 win Over Serbia

A last-minute goal from Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Friday.

In Delhi, Locals Protest Against Massive Tree Felling

In order to save cutting of over "14000 trees" under the south Delhi redevelopment project, a protest was carried out by locals in the national capital on Friday night.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas’ ‘Dinner Date’ in Mumbai

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has brought her rumoured boyfriend Nick Jonas to India, stepped out for a dinner date with the US-based singer here on Friday.

Netflix Fires PR Chief Over use of Racial Slur

Netflix has fired its chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland following the 'insensitive' remarks he made to his team.

Afghan-Taliban Peace Talks Stalemate to end Soon

Afghanistan's Presidential Palace on Friday said that the peace talks stalemate between government and Taliban will end in the near future as the Kabul administration is adamant to establish peace in the regions.

Kenyan Defence Minister Visits Western Naval Command

Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Cabinet Secretary for Defence (Defence Minister), Kenya, accompanied by a high level military delegation on Friday visited Headquarters, Western Naval Command.

Trump Threatens Tariff on EU car Imports

United States President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to impose a 20 percent tariff on imports of cars from the European Union (EU).

Not Angry With Nawaz, Only Differed From him, Says Nisar

Pakistan's Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that he was not angry and had only differed from former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Military Drill Suspension Powerful Confidence-building Measure, Says Ex-U.S. Nuclear Envoy

A former U.S. nuclear negotiator Joseph R. DeTrani, on Friday, said the decision taken by Seoul and Washington to suspend military exercise is a powerful confidence-building measure with North Korea.

Without Food Security, There is no National Security, Says Vice President

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said making agriculture sustainable and profitable should be the top agenda of both Centre and state governments.

PTI Women Workers Protest Over Allotment of Tickets for Reserved Seats

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) women workers staged a protest outside the party chairman's secretariat in Lahore, over the allotment of tickets for reserved seats for women.

Power Ministry Asks AC Manufacturers to Regulate Default Settings

The Ministry of Power on Friday advised companies to regulate default air conditioner (AC) settings in order to promote energy efficiency.

Nepal out From ICAO’s Blacklist

Nepal's Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has announced that International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has removed Nepal's aviation sector from the Significant Safety Concern (SSC) list.

7 People Killed in Road Accident in Gujarat

At least seven people were killed and 24 others injured after a truck skidded off a bridge near Bhavnagar-Somnath highway in Gujarat's Amreli district.

India, Cuba Stand for South-South Cooperation

Both India and Cuba have strong and friendly relations and stood for South-South cooperation respectively, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said here on Friday.

Man Dies After Falling Into Open Drain in Mumbai

A man died after he fell into an uncovered drain near Kurla signal at Eastern Express Highway in Mumbai.

Ex-South Korean PM Passes Away

Former two-time South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil died at the age of 92 on Saturday morning.

2 Held for Cheating 2,000 People of Rs 9 Crore in Hyderabad

The police on Friday arrested two men for allegedly cheating about 2,000 people to the tune of Rs 9 crore by giving false assurances of providing holiday packages, health club memberships, and land plots.

President Kovind Pays Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in Havana

President Ram Nath Kovind along with First Lady Savita Kovind visited Mahatma Gandhi Monument here and paid tribute to the Father of the Nation.