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Daily Archives: 25th June 2018

SC to Hear Swamy’s Plea on Aircel-Maxis Case Tomorrow

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Prisoner Commits Suicide in Chanchalguda Jail

A prisoner committed suicide in the Chanchalguda Central Jail here early this morning.

Twitter Lauds Anita Baker’s Tribute at 2018 BET Awards

Eight-time Grammy winner Anita Baker was nearly brought to tears as she was honoured with impressive performances at the 2018 BET Awards.

Judicial System, Also a Ground for Gender Bias

Seems like, even the judicial system is not free of gender bias, as claimed by a new research.

SC to Hear Disqualified AIADMK MLAs’ Plea on June 27

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea filed by 18 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MLAs against their disqualification, on June 27.

Four Cups of Coffee, key to Healthy Heart

Caffeine from that morning joe protects the heart, a new research has claimed.

Muslim Woman Disowned by Family for Running cow Shelter

While India is known to consider cows sacred, a Muslim woman is facing death threats for protecting them.

BJP Free to Fight Elections Alone, Says JD(U)

The Janata Dal (United) (JD-U) stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is free to contest from all 40 seats in the state alone if it does not need help from its alliances.

Exposing the Real Issues of Vitiligo

There is considerable stigma attached to vitiligo, which affects about one to two percent of the population worldwide.

Congress MLA Ties Kamal Nath’s Shoelaces

Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath was filmed getting his shoelaces tied by party MLA Rajneesh Singh here in Seoni.

Seychelles President Wishes to Take Relationship With India to ‘Newer Heights’

Seychelles President Danny Faure on Monday said his presence in India is to take the relationship between the two countries to "newer heights".

After Kolkata Organisation Gets Trade Union Status, Domestic Workers Take To Streets For Their...

PGPS was the first organisation of domestic workers to be granted trade union status in West Bengal. A week later, on 22 June, 2018, a protest gathering of about 2000 domestic workers under the leadership of PGPS marched from Sealdah railway station to Rani Rashmoni Road in Kolkata demanding a set of basic rights. Some of the demands put forward by the protesters speak volumes about the exploitation that has been taking place in Indian households.

Nawaz Sharif’s UK Properties Estimated at £32 Million

The total value of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family's London-owned properties is estimated at 32 million pounds, a report has revealed.

Five Dead, six Injured in car-Auto Rickshaw Collision in Telangana

At least five were killed and six others were injured following a collision between a car and an auto-rickshaw in Telangana's Ranga Reddy District.

Manmohan Singh to Skip Saifuddin Soz’s Book Launch

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will not attend senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz's book launch, sources said on Monday.

Spread Violence in Kashmir Valley, Says Hafeez Saeed

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit Hafiz Saeed has openly championed the need for violence in the Kashmir Valley.

HS Puri Assures ‘no Tree Will be cut’ Till he is a Minister

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday assured no tree will be cut till he is in office.

NW-1 Project Will Fail Until Ganga Siltation Issue is Addressed, Says Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the Central government's National Waterway 1 project will not be successful unless the issue of siltation is addressed in the state.

Shashi Kapoor Honoured for his Contribution to Indian Cinema

The 19th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards on Sunday paid a tribute to late legendary actor Shashi Kapoor for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

Pyongyang Urges South Korea to Scrap North Korean Human Rights act, Foundation

North Korean state media on Sunday asked South Korea to abolish its North Korean human rights act and a foundation dedicated to its enforcement as that would hamper efforts to improve cross-border ties.

Moon Returns to South Korea From Russia Visit

After concluding his three-day state visit to Russia, South Korean President Moon Jae-in returned home on Sunday.

Colombia Beat Poland 3-0 to Stay Alive in FIFA WC

Yerry Mina, Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado's goals on Sunday revived Colombia's hopes of reaching the knockout rounds of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup after a 3-0 victory over Poland at the Kazan Arena here.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Wins

Tightening his grip on the nation that he has ruled for 15 years, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the elections.

Congress Must Choose Between ‘Thumkas’, Winning Elections, Says BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Chopra

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Chopra said the Congress Party must decide what is more important to them, winning elections or 'thumkas' (dance move).

India Plans to Make Chabahar Port Operational by 2019

According to a government statement, India will make sure that Chabahar Port in Iran becomes operational by 2019.

PM Oli Reaches Nepal After six-day China Visit

After winding up his six-day official visit to China, Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday arrived in Kathmandu.

Nawaz not to Participate in Electoral Campaigning

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said he won't be able to participate in the electoral campaign in the upcoming general elections due to the fragile medical condition of his wife Kulsoom Nawaz.

Borna Coric Wins Halle Open, Defeats Roger Federer

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat to Croatia's Borna Coric in the final of the Halle Open on Sunday.

BET Awards 2018

While 'Black Panther' took home the 'Best Movie' award, R&B singer Anita Baker was honoured with the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at the 2018 BET Awards.

PML-N Fields Candidates Against Nisar

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Sunday announced to field its candidates against former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Teen Assaulted Inside UP Medical College

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by four people inside Baba Raghav Das Medical (BRD) College in Gorakhpur.

Praggnanandhaa’s Family Feels ‘Proud’ Over his Second Youngest Chess Grandmaster Title

Chennai-based Tamil Nadu R Praggnanandhaa, 12, has become the youngest Indian Grandmaster and the second youngest overall in Chess by earning his third Grand Master norm during the Gredine Open in Italy. His family is proud over his achievement.

Taliban Storm 16 Check Posts in Maidan Wardak

The Taliban insurgents stormed around 16 check posts and escaped with military hardware, weapons, and ammunition, lawmakers from Maidan Wardak province said on Sunday, during a Wolesi Jirga session.

Army Major Kills Officer’s Wife After she Refused to Marry him

Army Major Nikhil Handa, who was detained by Delhi Police on Sunday in connection with the murder of the wife of a fellow officer, was apparently obsessed with the woman and wanted to marry her.

Hemland Peace Team Reaches UNAMA for sit-in Protest

Marching through the streets of Kabul, the members of Hemland peace team on Sunday reached the United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) compound in Shar-e-Naw.

Naxals Threaten Locals to Join Them

The Naxals are threatening people in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district and have apparently asked them to send one member from each family to join them.

Baloch Activists in London Protest Against Atrocities of Pakistan Army in Balochistan

The members of Baloch National Movement (BNM) staged a protest in London to demand justice for Baloch women and children, who are facing the wrath of Pakistan Army in Balochistan province of Pakistan.

One Arrested for Sexually Harassing Girl in Bihar

One person was arrested after the video of a girl being sexually harassed in Bihar's Kaimur district went viral on social media, police said.

Threat to Kashmiri Journalists from BJP

Jammu: The former minister of forest, Environment and Ecology and controversial BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh has warned Kashmiri journalists to “mend their ways”...