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Daily Archives: 4th September 2018

Rahul Will be PM After 2019 Elections, Says Punjab CM

Dismissing news about his differences with Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that the entire party is solidly backing Gandhi on every front.

Study Provides 10-year Risk Estimates for Dementia

A new study has provided 10-year absolute risk estimates for dementia, specific to age and sex, which may help identify high-risk individuals who could potentially benefit from early targeted prevention.

Oraimo Launches new Range of Bluetooth Earphones

If you are looking for a sturdy, stylish and reliable set of earphones to fulfill your travel as well as music needs, then this set of earphones is just the perfect pick for you.

IAF MiG 27 Crashes Near Jodhpur

An Indian Air force MiG 27 aircraft crashed near Jodhpur in Rajasthan during a routine mission on Tuesday morning.

CJI Office Formally Recommends Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice

The office of the Chief Justice of India on Tuesday sent a letter to the Union of India (UOI) recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the successor to incumbent Chief Justice Dipak Misra, according to sources.

Airfare Cheaper Than Auto Rickshaw Ride, Says Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha claimed that the cost of air tickets was much lesser than that of an auto rickshaw in the present day.

Pakistan to Elect new President Today

The lawmakers in Pakistan are set to elect the 13th president of the country by a secret ballot on Tuesday.

Nadeem Nusrat Welcomes US’ Decision to Cancel aid to Pakistan

Nadeem Nusrat, chairman of Voice of Karachi, a US-based advocacy group, has welcomed Washington's recent actions to pressurise Islamabad in order to stop supporting terrorist groups in their soil.

BJP MLA Apologises for son’s Threat to Scindia

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Uma Devi Khatik apologised after her son, Princedeep Khatik, threatened to shoot Congress leader and MP Jyotiraditya Scindia.

MBA Graduate From Jammu and Kashmir Joins Militancy, Family Awaits his Return

The family of a youth from Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, who has joined a terror group, has appealed to him to return home and shun the path of violence.

Theft at Hyderabad’s Nizam Museum, Search for Suspect Underway

Artefacts from Hyderabad's Nizam Museum were stolen by unidentified persons on Monday, after which police launched a search operation to nab the suspects.

Fuel Prices up for 10th Consecutive day

Citizens are yet to receive any respite from rising fuel prices, as the rates of petrol and diesel have risen for the tenth consecutive day.

Haqqani Network Founder Dead

The founder of the Haqqani network, Jalaluddin Haqqani, is dead, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced.

Pakistan, Afghan Foreign Ministers Discuss Closure of Pakistan Consulate

Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Afghan counterpart, Salahuddin Rabbani had a telephonic conversation over the closure of the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad city, the capital of Nangarhar province.

Trump Blasts Sessions for Indictment of Republicans

United States President Donald Trump on Monday rebuked Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Justice Department's investigations into two Republican Congressmen.

Niti Aayog VC’s Remark Against Raghuram Rajan Laughable, Says Congress

The Congress has criticised NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar for blaming former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan for the slowdown in country's economy.

I Should be so Lucky, Says Trump on Possible Kerry Presidential run

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said he would be "so lucky" if former Secretary of State John Kerry would run for President in 2020.

Latvia Chooses ‘To Be Continued’ for 91st Oscars

Latvia too is not lagging behind in the race for Oscars, as it officially chose the documentary film 'To Be Continued' to be submitted at the 91st Academy awards under the 'foreign language film' category.

Protests in Kotli After man Electrocuted to Death

Protests have erupted in Kotli town of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) after a 35-year-old man, Shakeel Janbaaz died of electrocution.

Cordon, clashes and killing of 26 year old youth in Pulwama by the Indian...

Fayaz Ahmad Wani, 26, son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani, of Chewa Kalan who was critically injured after the government forces fired at him during clashes which, as per locals, erupted in the village when some youth pelted stones at the government forces.

General Miller Reaffirms Support to Afghanistan Forces

General Scott Miller, the newly appointed Commander of the NATO-led armed forces coalition in Afghanistan - Resolute Support, has pledged to give all support to Afghanistan's defence and security forces.

‘Dahi Handi’ Organised for Visually-impaired People in Mumbai

In a first of its kind initiative, a competitive 'Dahi Handi' festival was organised in Mumbai for the visually-challenged people on the auspicious occasion of 'Janmashthami'.

Djokovic Cruises Into US Open Quarters

Former World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Monday outclassed his Portuguese opponent Joao Sousa in straight sets to book his spot in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event in the ongoing US Open.

8000 kg of Shark Fins Seized From Mumbai, Gujarat

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has neutralized a smuggling network in Gujarat and Mumbai and seized around 8000 kg of shark fins meant for illicit export. Four persons, including the mastermind, have also been arrested.

Insider Attack Kills US Service Member in Afghanistan

An apparent "insider attack" in eastern Afghanistan on Monday killed a United States service member and injured another member.

Petrol Will Soon Touch Rs 100, Says Andhra CM

Criticising the Narendra Modi-led government for the continuous rise in fuel prices, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu opined that soon, petrol would be sold at Rs. 100 per litre. Addressing a press conference on Monday, the Chief Minister said that in addition to petrol prices, the rupee value would also touch Rs.100 against one US dollar.

In Agra, Hindus, Muslims Come Together for Janmashtami Celebration

Setting an example of communal harmony, Hindus, and Muslims of Agra's Kheriya Mod locality come together to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami. This tradition of jointly celebrating the festival has been going on in this locality for about 15 years.

Unique Process to Revolutionize Solar Power Usage Discovered

With researchers successfully splitting the water into hydrogen and oxygen by altering the photosynthesis machinery in plants, the quest of harnessing solar power in different ways has got a renewed hope.

Google Celebrates Oskar Schlemmer’s 130th Birthday

Google on Tuesday paid tribute to German, sculptor, painter, designer, and choreographer Oskar Schlemmer on his 130th birth anniversary.

Pakistanis Possess Assets worth $150 Billion in UAE

The Pakistan Supreme Court was on Monday informed that Pakistan nationals hold assets and properties worth over $150 billion in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Opposition Parties’ Youth Wings Unite Against BJP Ahead of 2019 Polls

Youth wings of several Opposition parties are trying to formulate a grand alliance 'Mahagathbandhan' ahead of 2019 polls to corner the Central Government on the issues related to the youth of the country.

10 ISIS-K Terrorists Killed in Kunar Province in Afghanistan

At least ten terrorists affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed in joint operations conducted by Afghanistan Police and military forces in the eastern Kunar province.

12 die of Leptospirosis in Kerala

Twelve people have died of leptospirosis disease in Kerala between August 1 and September 3, while 372 confirmed leptospirosis cases have been reported from the flood-hit state since August 1.

Hyderabad Woman Stranded in Oman, kin Demand EAM’s Help

Mother of a woman, who was allegedly trafficked to Oman on the pretext of a job, has sought External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj's help to rescue her daughter.