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Daily Archives: 16th August 2018

Innocent Lives Lost in Kabul Suicide Bombing

Afghanistan on Wednesday witnessed another suicide bombing killing 47 students and injuring 67 others, who were preparing for university entrance examination at an educational centre in Dasht-e-Barchi in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul.

NCMC Holds Meet to Scale up Assistance, Rescue Operations

In view of the prevailing floods situation in Kerala, a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) was held on Thursday to scale up assistance and ensured continued relief and rescue operations.

India Climb one Spot to 96 in FIFA Rankings

Indian football team have climbed one spot to attain the 96th position in the recently updated FIFA rankings.

Supreme Court Asks Assam NRC Coordinator to Submit Data of Those Excluded From Draft

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator to provide it with the data of district-wise percentage of the population excluded from the NRC draft in the state.

PhonePe to Facilitate Convenient Payments on IRCTC app

India's fastest growing payments platform, PhonePe on Thursday announced entering into a partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to facilitate convenient, fast and secure payments through PhonePe on the IRCTC Rail connect Android app.

45 People Rescued From Sultan Garh Waterfalls in MP

Madhya Pradesh Police has confirmed that 45 people have been rescued from Sultan Garh Waterfalls in Gwalior's Shivpuri after water level increased due to a sudden release of water from a dam.

India Navy Deploys 21 Teams for Rescue Operation in Flood-hit Kerala

On the seventh day of Operation Madad, Southern Naval Command deployed 21 rescue and diving teams with Gemini boats in flood-hit Kerala as the monsoon has intensified in the state.

Trump Withdraws ex-CIA Director’s Security Clearance

United States President Donald Trump has cancelled the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan, who used to deride the former on various issues.

Opposition Leaders to Attend ‘Sanjhi Virasat Bachao Sammelan’

The Congress party along with leaders from 17 Opposition parties will converge in New Delhi's Talkatora stadium on Thursday for the sixth edition of 'Sanjhi Virasat Bachao Sammelan' (Save composite culture convention).

Ex-Indian Captain Ajit Wadekar Passes Away

Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led the national team to their first-ever series victories in England and the West Indies, breathed his last at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness at the Jaslok Hospital here on Wednesday.

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) following a prolonged illness. He was 93.