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Daily Archives: 29th June 2018

Army Will Continue its Operation, Says Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said that the security forces will continue their operations under rules of engagement in Jammu and Kashmir.

Facebook Patents Technology That Detect Emotions to Suggest Selfie Filters

Facebook has patented a technology that will help reduce your confusion while choosing selfie filters.

Israel to Gift 100 Units of Digital Farming to Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani met Netafim CEO Ran Maidan and discussed with him the potential of digital farming in Gujarat.

CBSE Initiates Action Against Teachers for Marking Errors

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday has initiated action against 130 teachers and coordinators across the country.

Is Momnesia Real?

Motherhood is a beautiful feeling accompanied by several physical and psychological changes due to hormones rush.

Security Beefs up at Udhampur Railway Station

Security arrangements at the Udhampur railway station in Jammu and Kashmir have been increased to avoid any untoward incident during the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

2+2 Summit Postponed due to Trump, Putin Meet

The 2+2 Summit was postponed due to American preoccupation with the crucial forthcoming summit between United States President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, sources speculate.

Terrorists Hurl Grenade at Army, one Injured

A soldier was injured when terrorists lobbed a grenade at an army patrolling party in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian Ahgam village on Friday.

Landslide Blocks Manali-Leh Highway

The Manali-Leh National Highway-3 has been blocked due to a landslide at Marhi, nearly 30 kilometres from Manali in Himachal Pradesh.

Instagram now Lets you add Sound to Stories

Starting this week, you will be able to add a soundtrack to your Stories on Instagram.

Abbasi’s Hearing of Appeal Against Tribunal’s Disqualification Verdict Begins

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has on Friday reached the Lahore High Court (LHC) for the hearing of his appeal against the tribunal's verdict, which disqualified him from contesting polls from NA-57 Murree.

Kerala Crime Branch to Investigate Church Sexual Assault Case

Crime branch will investigate the allegations against five priests of Malankara Orthodox Church in Kottayam district of Kerala.

How Obesity and Ageing are Related to Alzheimer’s Disease

A recent study has found that the combination of obesity and ageing could result in the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Senate Panel Approves Harry Harris as US Ambassador to South Korea

Navy Admiral (Retd.) Harry Harris is now United President Donald Trump's new ambassador to South Korea, the Senate confirmed the by a voice vote on Thursday.

One Terrorist Killed in Kupwara Encounter

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces near Trehgam area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Friday.

Nadeem Nusrat Welcomes FATF Move to Keep Pakistan on ‘Grey List’

Mohajir activist and the Voice of Karachi chairman, Nadeem Nusrat, has said that the decision of global anti-terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), to keep Pakistan on its 'grey list' is a right step in the right direction.

Google Marks Statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis’ Birthday

Google Doodle on Friday celebrated the 125th birthday of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the father of Indian statistical research.

Uttarakhand CM Orders Arrest of Teacher on Seeking Transfer

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat directed the police to arrest a school teacher after she protested during a Janata Darbar session in Dehradun.

3 Cops, Abducted by ‘Pathalgarhi’ Supporters, Rescued

Three policemen, who were abducted from the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Karia Munda, have been rescued on Friday.

Pakistan occupied Kashmir Activist Made Intervention During 38th Session of UNHRC

Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Human Rights Activist Jamil Maqsood made an intervention during the on-going 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying, there is a situation regarding PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) that requires the council's attention.

Akash, Shloka go Traditional for Engagement Bash

Mukesh and Nita Ambani's eldest son, Akash Ambani and his bride-to-be Shloka chose to go traditional for their pre-engagement bash on Thursday.

‘Seinfield’ Actor Stanley Anderson Dies at 78

Noted actor Stanley Anderson has died, a little over a month after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.

Belgium Hold India to 1-1 Draw at Rabobank Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy

World No. 3 Belgium stretched the Indian men's hockey team till the final minutes of the match to split the points with a 1-1 draw in a thrilling encounter at the Rabobank Men's Hockey Champions Trophy Breda 2018 here on Thursday.

North Korea Named ‘Worst Human Trafficking Country’

The US State Department on Thursday categorised North Korea as one of the "worst human trafficking nations" for the 16th straight year, citing the use of forced labour.

Major Handa to be Produced Before Delhi Court in Shailja Murder Case

Delhi Police will produce Major Nikhil Handa before the Patiala House Court at the end of his four-day remand on Friday.

9 Killed in oil Tanker Explosion in Nigeria

At least nine persons were killed and five injured when an oil tanker collided with a car and exploded on a busy bridge, setting vehicles ablaze near Lagos city on Thursday.

ATM Transactions Detected From Missing Army Officer’s Card

Personnel from the Indian Army have detected an ATM transaction made from missing Army officer Rakesh Patel's card.

White House Condemns ‘Senseless’ Maryland Shooting

The White House on Thursday(local time) strongly condemned the shooting incident at the 'Capital Gazette' newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, which claimed five lives.

Tunisia Beat Panama 2-1

Tunisia battled their way to victory over Panama with a fantastic 2-1 in their third and last Group G clash of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at Mordovia Arena on Thursday (local time).

French Cement Maker Lafarge Accused of Terror Funding in Syria

French cement giant Lafarge has been put under formal investigation over allegations of funding terrorist groups, including Islamic State (IS), in Syria.

GST Council to Meet on July 21

The 28th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will be held on July 21 here, the Ministry of Finance notified.

Shootout at Maryland Newspaper Office

A shootout was reported at the Capital Gazette building, home to a daily newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday (local time).

Another man Lynched in Tripura

One more person was reportedly lynched in Tripura on Thursday, this time in Kalachera under Subroom sub-division in the extreme south bordering Bangladesh.

Over 500 Arrested for Participating in Anti-Trump Protest

The United States Capitol Police on Thursday arrested 575 people, including a congresswoman for "unlawfully protesting" against President Donald Trump's immigration policies and family separations at the US-Mexico border.

Plastic Bottle Crushers Installed at Select Railway Stations in Hyderabad

In a bid to protect the environment, South Central Railways has installed machines for crushing and recycling plastic bottles at select stations in Hyderabad.

Melania Back on US-Mexico Border Region, Visits Immigration Center

The United States First Lady Melania Trump visited an immigrant holding facility in Tucson, Arizona as she returned to the US-Mexico border region for the second time in a week.

Hyderabad to get UAE Consulate Office

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao accepted UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan's proposal to establish a UAE consulate office here in the near future.