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Daily Archives: 15th August 2018

25 Killed, 35 Injured in Suicide Attack in Kabul

At least 25 were killed and 35 injured after a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in front of an educational centre in Dasht-e-Barchi in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday.

India Releases Additional Funds for Nepal’s Postal Highway

The Indian Government on Tuesday released additional NPR 470 million for the Postal Highway being constructed in Southern Plains of Nepal.

One has to Transcend Personal Ambitions, Says CJI

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Wednesday said that one must transcend personal ambitions and grievances to enhance the performance of the judiciary.

President Kovind Pays Tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti

On the occasion of Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday paid tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa were also present.

PM Modi’s Speech was Shallow and Insignificant, Says Surjewala

Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the former could have spoken the truth.

India Wants Saudi Arabia to Counter Terror Better

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed the arrest of Habibur Rahaman, alias Habib, a terrorist handler for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group. He was arrested at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on August 6. Originally from Odisha's Kendrapara District, Habib had been residing in Saudi Arabia for quite some time, hatching plots to hurt India right under the Saudi regime's nose.

Bomb Blast Injures 5 in Nalanda

At least four children and a woman were injured on Wednesday after a bomb exploded in a house in Nalanda district of the state.

Naidu Aims High for Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh aims to be the number one state in the country by 2029. The state will be giving more thrust on economic development.

Slogan Shouting Against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Assembly

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) members on Wednesday raised slogans in the National Assembly against Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which has bagged maximum seats in the recently-concluded general elections.

Arvind Kejriwal Refuses to Accept Ashutosh’s Resignation

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refused to accept party leader Ashutosh's resignation.

Due to Heavy Rains and Flooding, Estate Workers in Wayanadu Starved for Weeks

Additionally, the flood has isolated the workers completely and now they are in dire need of food and other necessary supplies

India, China Hold Special Border Meeting

A special border meeting personal between the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) was held at Nathu La Pass in Sikkim on August 15 to jointly celebrate the 72nd Independence Day of India.

Shutdown in Kashmir Valley

The Kashmir valley witnessed a complete shutdown on Wednesday following a strike call was given by separatists. Shutters of all shops and business houses remained down as traffic too remained off roads.

Fight Cold With Exercise!

If you wish to fight the cold, you better start running!

Upgraded Kimbho app to be Launched on August 27

Yoga Guru Ramdev-owned Patanjali's instant messaging platform, Kimbho, is slated to be launched on August 27, with the company claiming it has fixed all the shortcomings of the app.

Fiji Celebrates India’s Independence Day

Fiji was the first place where the Indian national flag was hoisted on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day.

IMD Issues red Alert for Several Districts in Kerala

India Meteorological Department has issued red alert (heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places) for Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Idukki and Ernakulam Districts in Kerala until Thursday.

AAP Leader Ashutosh Quits Party

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh resigned from the party on Wednesday citing personal reasons.

Barcelona Rule out Paul Pogba’s Move

Spanish giants Barcelona on Wednesday ruled out a potential move of Frenchman and Manchester United star midfielder Paul Pogba.

Scuffle Breaks out Between Locals, Police in Rajasthan

A scuffle broke out between locals and police in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu town after they protested against a minor girl's abduction.

President Kovind to Confer 131 Gallantry Awards

On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to members of Armed Forces Personnel and Paramilitary Forces.

‘Manikarnika’ Kangana Roars in First Poster

And it's out! The first poster of Kangana Ranaut's 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' has finally been revealed.

United Kingdom PM Dubs Westminister Terror Attack as `Shocking`

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has termed the second terror attack in Westminster as 'shocking'.

Pranab Mukherjee Greets Nation on Independence Day

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conveyed his wishes to the citizens on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day.

Mother of Slain Rifleman Remembers son on Shaurya Chakra Award Announcement

After the government announced the prestigious Shaurya Chakra for gallantry on the 72nd Independence Day, mother of rifleman Aurangzeb said that she is happy that her son is being conferred with the gong but sad that he is no longer with the family.

Pakistan Will not Remain Intact as a Nation if Poll Results are not Revoked,...

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain said Pakistan will not remain intact as a nation if the results of the recently concluded polls are not revoked.

At Least 35 Killed After Bridge Collapses in Italy

A section of Morandi motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa on Tuesday, killing at least 35 people.

SC Tells Centre to Consider Framing a Child Protection Policy

Expressing concern over the growing number of sexual assault cases in shelter homes across India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to consider framing a child protection policy.