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Over 200 Maoists Killed, 137 Security Personnel Dead in 518 Encounter Conducted in 2...

The Chhattisgarh Police on Wednesday said that Maoists have released a pamphlet claiming that they have lost 247 of their cadres in encounters with security forces over the last two years.

39 Women Rescued From Delhi Hotel

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued 39 girls, who were trafficked from Nepal, from a hotel in Paharganj area here late last night.

Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Attacks Mamata Over NRC Draft

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has launched a scathing attack at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for criticising Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) final draft.

In MP, Married Couple Thrashed, Forced to Drink Urine

In a shocking act of violence, a young couple was recently thrashed by their families in Madhya Pradesh's Hardaspur after the couple had eloped to get married.

Government Schools in Chhattisgarh Complain of Obscene Photographs on Tablets

A few government schools in Chhattisgarh have complained that the tablets given to them by the Government to track the attendance of teachers and students online show obscene photographs on the screen when the devices are started.

Raj Thackeray Meets Mumbai CP Over Ganeshotsav Mandal Permits

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday met Mumbai Commissioner of Police, Subodh Jaiswal, for giving permission to the Ganeshotsav mandals ahead of the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Chinese Tariffs on Farmers ‘not Nice’, Says Trump

Terming farmers of the United States as "true patriots", President Donald Trump has said that China's imposition of tariffs and trade measures on farmers is "not good" and "not nice."

11 Minors Rescued, 8 People Arrested From Brothels in Telangana

The Rachakonda police rescued 11 minor girls and arrested eight people from various brothels at Yadagirigutta town in Telangana's Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district.

US-China Trade Dispute Likely to Escalate, Impact Global Growth

Trade tensions between the United States and China will likely escalate further during the rest of the year and will have a negative but manageable impact on global growth, Moody's Investors Service said in a report.

IT Officers Provide Financial aid to Government School in Bhopal

Since last one year, a group of Income Tax officers from Bhopal have been donating a part of their salaries for the education of the students of the Shaskiya Prathamik Primary School in Shahpura area.

Aeromexico Flight Ferrying 97 Passengers Crashes

An Aeromexico commercial flight on Tuesday (local time) crashed in the Mexican state of Durango.

Goa Meat Complex Gets Provisional NOC Ahead of Eid

Factories and Boilers Minister Vijai Sardesai on Tuesday met a group of Muslims and assured them that the Goa Meat Complex will be operational before Eid al-Adha for carrying out religious slaughtering of animals.

Asian Athletics Championships to be Held in April 2019

The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Qatar's capital city of Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019.

Efforts to Disrupt US Politics Detected by Facebook

Months away from the midterm elections in the United States, Facebook has detected "sophisticated efforts" on its social media platforms, with possible links to Russia, to disrupt US politics.

Clean Drinking Water to all Households by Diwali, Says Telangana CM

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday held a review meeting on Mission Bhagiratha and instructed the officials to make necessary arrangements for supplying clean drinking water to all the villages by August 15 and to all households by Diwali.

BAP, PTI to Form Coalition Government in Balochistan

The Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) on Tuesday confirmed that it had arrived at an agreement with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to form a coalition government in Balochistan.

Naxal With Rs 3 Lakh Bounty Surrenders Before Police in Jharkhand

Naxal zone commander of Tritiya Sammelan Prastuti Committee (TSPC), Brahmdev Ganjhu, who had Rs 3 lakh bounty on his head, surrendered before the Latehar police on Tuesday.

US can Only Blame Itself for JCPOA Withdrawal, Says Iran Foreign Minister

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday said that the United States (US) could only blame itself for pulling out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Google Doodle Celebrates Meena Kumari’s 85th Birth Anniversary

On the 85th birth anniversary of yesteryear superstar Meena Kumari, Google on Wednesday dedicated a special doodle to 'The Tragedy Queen' featuring her in a red sari.

Afghanistan Presidential Election Dates Announced

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan on Tuesday announced that next year's presidential elections will be held on April 20.

21 Indian Fishermen Released From Iran

As many as 21 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were stranded in Iran, have been released and will be repatriated in batches starting August 3, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj said.