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PM Will not Benefit From Statements Against K’taka Govt: Congress

The Congress Party on Monday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statements intending to dethrone the party from Karnataka government would not yield results.

Will Boxing be Expelled From Games? International Olympic Committee Lays Down Conditions

Boxing could face expulsion from the next Olympics Games if the issues surrounding the sport's governance and finances are not sorted out, said the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

INX Media Case: Indrani Likely to be Produced in Court Today

Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, is likely to be produced before a Delhi court on Monday in connection with the INX media case.

Goods Train Derails in Chhattisgarh

A goods train carrying iron has derailed in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.

Delhi Dental Council Officials Arrested on Bribery Charges, Delhi Health Minister Under the Scanner

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Registrar and a lawyer of Delhi Dental Council in an alleged bribery case of approximately Rs 4,73,000.

CBDT Responds to Queries Regarding Long-Term Capital Gains Taxation

Responding to frequent queries regarding taxation of long-term capital gains as proposed in the Finance Bill, 2018, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Sunday gave answers in the form of Frequently Asked Questions or FAQs.

Malaysia Bans ‘Padmaavat’ Over Negative Portrayal of Khilji

Malaysia banned Bollywood film 'Padmaavat' from being screened in its theatres over the negative portrayal of Sultan Alauddin Khilji, its home ministry announced on Friday.

Spinners Kept the Momentum Going: Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli praised his spinners for keeping the pressure on Proteas for the majority of the game, which resulted in India's emphatic nine-wicket victory here on Sunday.

Cop Shoots two in Noida

Two people were allegedly shot at by a police personnel on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Noida Sector-122.

Mizo Boxer Vanlalhriatpuiia Emerges Victorious in Preliminary Round

Mizoram's Vanlalhriatpuiia outclassed Haryana's Mahi Raghav in the preliminary round of the 57kg class boxing competitions in the inaugural Khelo India School Games

Tripura CM Slams BJP, RSS Over IPFT Nexus

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar lashed out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for allegedly attempting to play divisive politics in the state.

Pashtuns Hold Protest in Islamabad; Demand Azadi

Thousands of Pashtuns gathered outside the press club in Islamabad and chanted Azadi (Freedom) slogans by highlighting human rights violations against the community.

Novak Djokovic Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Tennis ace Novak Djokovic recently underwent an elbow operation to cure a two-year-old injury.

Several Trains Cancelled, Terminated After Rail Fracture

After the train services on the Western Railways (WR) line were disrupted following a rail fracture between Umroli Road and Boisar railway stations, several trains were cancelled and short terminated on Saturday.

Lady Gaga cut Short Joanne Tour due to Medical Reasons

Lady Gaga has cut short her Joanne tour citing medical reasons.

Maldives Police Dismisses Reports of Chief Justice’s Arrest

The Maldives police have dismissed the reports that they entered Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed's house in Male and arrested him.

Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted me, Uma Thurman

Actor Uma Thurman said that she was sexually abused and raped by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

Massive Protests Outside Chief Justice’s House

In the ongoing political unrest in the Maldives, agitators massively protested outside Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed's house in Male late on Saturday.

India Open: P V Sindhu Advances Into Finals

Top-seeded Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu booked her place in the women's singles final of the India Open Super 500 World Tour tournament in Delhi on Saturday.

PV Sindhu defeats Ratchanok at India Open Badminton

New Delhi, India. Feb 4.PV Sindhu enters Women's single final in India Open Badminton defeating Ratchanok Intanon by 21-13, 21-15 in semi final.(ANI)

Fire Breaks out in Mumbai, 8 Fire Tenders at Spot

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Feb 04.A major fire broke out at Shanti Industrial State in Mumbai's Mulund area on Saturday.The fire that broke out on the first floor of the industrial building has spread to...

Three minor girls go missing in Delhi

New Delhi, India. Feb 4.Three minor girls are reported to be missing from Delhiís Kalkaji area after they did not reach home from school on Saturday.The police said three girls aged between 13 to...

Maafushi prison breakdown at Maldives

Absolute breakdown of law and order. The public is on the edge. I am very concerned as we are facing increased unrest. They have just used pepper spray & tear gas on crowd, says Eva Abdulla, Member of Parliament, Maldives.

Top Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Rosenstein

The Democrats have told US President Donald Trump that using the Republican memo as a "pretext" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller would spark a "constitutional crisis".

Temperature Dips Further in Hyderabad

Hyderabad witnesses cold weather after the minimum temperature dropped to 12.8 degrees Celsius.

Andhra Dissatisfied Over Absence of Major Allocations

Andhra Pradesh Energy Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) state president K Kala Venkat Rao said that the state government was extremely dissatisfied with the absence of major allocations in the Union Budget.

Kashmiri Students Assaulted in Haryana, Mehbooba Mufti Demands Probe

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the Haryana government to take stringent action against the perpetrators for assaulting Kashmiri students and demanded a probe into the case.

Aussies win Toss, Decide to bat

Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the final match against India in the Under-19 cricket World Cup in Mount Maunganui on Saturday.

Canada Makes National Anthem Gender Neutral

The Senate has passed a bill to make the national anthem gender neutral despite some Conservative senators' opposition.

Kanpur Gets its First Butterfly Park

The Uttar Pradesh government has inaugurated the state's first ever butterfly park in Kanpur to preserve the ecosystem.

Coimbatore’s Farmers Disappointed With Budget ’18

The Farmers Association in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Saturday expressed disappointment over the Union budget as their demands were not met.

3 Killed in Road Accident

Three people died and 20 others were injured after the mini-bus they were travelling in met with an accident in Budhal near Jammu's Rajouri on Saturday.

Inaguration of Global Investors’ Summit ‘Advantage Assam’

Prime Minister on Saturday will inaugurate the Global Investors' Summit 'Advantage Assam' in Guwahati today

Staying Ahead of Breast and Cervical Cancer

When it comes to gender, women are more vulnerable to certain types of cancer. Breast cancer and cervical cancer are two types of cancer and are responsible for most cancer related deaths in women in India.

Fertility Preservation for Cancer Survivors

Experts indicate that the recent technologies and advancements in the IVF sector can help cancer patients to keep the fertility window open for a longer time.

26 Trains Cancelled in Delhi

26 trains were cancelled, 32 delayed and one was rescheduled, due to operational reasons and low visibility in Delhi.

Delhi Traders to Continue Shutdown: BJP Could’ve Prevented Sealing, Says AAP

Commercial activities in the national capital will continue to remain closed for the second day due to a 48-hour shutdown call given by the Confederation Of All India Traders (CAIT).

‘Pro-Pakistani Elements’ Caused Kasganj Violence, Kalraj Mishra

Former Union Minister Kalraj Mishra has said that 'pro-Pakistani elements' were responsible for the violence in Kasganj.

Tripura Elections: Last Date to Withdraw Nomination

The last day for withdrawal of nomination in the upcoming Tripura Assembly elections is on Saturday. As per the reports, five candidates withdrew their nominations on Friday.

S Africa’s Zuma Faces Another No-Confidence Vote

Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete has scheduled a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on February 22.

Gangrape: Delhi HC Upholds Life Term to Five

New Delhi, India. Feb 3 The Delhi High Court has upheld the life imprisonment awarded to five convicts in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case of a 30-year-old woman, a native of Northeast.A bench of...

INX Media Case: Indrani to be Produced in Delhi Court

The Mumbai Court on Saturday allowed a production warrant against Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, from Delhi's Patiala House Court in connection with the INX media case.

Major Fire in Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple

A major fire broke out in Tamil Nadu's Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple complex on Saturday.

Injured Du Plessis out of India ODI Series

Standard Bank Proteas captain Faf du Plessis will miss the remainder of the Momentum One-Day International (ODI) series and upcoming T20 International series against India due to a finger injury.

Budget ’18: YSRCP Blames Andhra CM for Ignoring State’s Interest

The YSR Congress Party criticized Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for sacrificing the state's interest for his personal gains in the 2018 Union budget.

‘Mad About You’ Actor Louis Zorich Passes Away

Tony Award-nominated actor Louis Zorich, best known for his role in the NBC TV show "Mad About You", died in his New York City home. He was 93.

Feb 3 2018: BDS Movement, Caste Violence in Kerala, origin of word ‘Kashmiriyat’

The Woke Journal collates news from around the World from various print and digital news media.  Date: Feb 3 2018Inter Press Service News Agency reportsBDS Movement for Palestinian Rights Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Inspired by...

Ahed Tamimi’s father wishes his daughter on her birthday

Ahed Tamimi's father wishes his daughter on her birthday

Pakoda Stall, 9th grade student humiliated, Jai Bhim at LSE

The Woke Journal curates social media feeds from around the World. Date: Feb 3 2018Manasi, from Calicut Kerala, writes about her Jai Bhim experience at London School of EconomicsIt is heartening to see the installation of...

SC to Hear Justice Loya Death Case Today

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the pleas filed by three petitioners seeking an SIT probe into the death of Special CBI judge Justice B H Loya.

Earthquake Jolts Maharashtra’s Satara

An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hit Maharashtra's Satara district on Friday morning.

Bofors Case: SC to Hear Plea Today

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the petition filed by lawyer Ajay Aggarwal seeking Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra's recusal in Bofors Case.

UAE Launches World’s Longest Zip Line

The United Arab Emirates has made a record by opening the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kms in length.

Brinda Karat Criticises Union Budget Over Farmers’ Issues

Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) leader Brinda Karat on Friday criticised the Centre after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that it already implemented the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission.

Arizona House Votes to Expel Member Over Sexual Misconduct

The Arizona House has voted to expel Republican lawmaker Don Shooter over sexual harassment allegations.

Pinki Rani Confident About Clinching More Gold Medals

After winning a gold medal in the India Open International Boxing Tournament here in New Delhi, Pinki Rani said she is confident to bag more in the upcoming tournaments.

India Open: Zulkarnain Beats Srikanth

Malaysian qualifier Iskandar Zulkarnain took down World No. 3 Kidambi Srikanth in straight games here in the Yonex-Sunrise Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta India Open 2018, a part of the HSBC Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour 500.

Maldives’ SC Orders Release of Ex-President Mohamed Nasheed

The Supreme Court of Maldives has ordered the release of former president Mohamed Nasheed and former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb along with other politicians.

Durban ODI: Virat Kohli – Ajinkya Rahane Partnership Help India Win

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday scored 112 runs as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first One Day International (ODI) played at South Africa's Durban city.

Durban ODI: India Beat South Africa by 6 Wickets

India beat South Africa by six wickets and ended the latter's 17-match winning streak at home.

Get ready to witness three natural phenomena in a single day

Stargazers are in for a treat today, as it is the day when the rarest of rare space phenomena will take place.

N. Korea ‘calls off’ joint Olympic event with South

North Korea has called off a joint cultural event with South Korea after the former expressed displeasure over the "biased" media reports about the upcoming show

Market Moves Cautiously Ahead of Budget

Ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget 2017-18, market indices remained cautious in Wednesday morning trade.

New Online Tool Imparts Knowledge of Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Researchers have developed a new online technology to help breast cancer patients understand their treatment options.

I-League: Neroca Defeat Churchill Brothers 1-0

Neroca goalkeeper Bishorjit Singh helped the Manipuri side defeat Churchill Brothers 1-0 and halt their winning run in the I-League.

Researchers Advance the Understanding of Preterm Birth

Scientists from University of Pennsylvania have found specific bacteria that might change the cervix of a pregnant woman and lead to preterm birth.

CES Introduces World’s Newest Technologies

In January every year, there is a trade fair that takes place in Las Vegas where manufacturers from across the world display their latest consumer technology products.

TOEIC Listening and Reading Test Updated to Reflect Evolving use of English in Global...

Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEIC Program, announced updates to the format of questions used in the TOEIC Listening and Reading test. The changes, which will more closely reflect the evolving use of English in the global workplace, will take effect beginning with the April 2018 public test administrations.

Civilian, injured in J-K’s Shopian firing, succumbs to injury

Rayees Ahmad, a civilian of Jammu and Kashmir, who was injured in firing by the Indian army in Shopian on January 27, succumbed to his injuries at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Wednesday.

Petition Filed to Recuse CJI From Bofors Case

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court to recuse Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra from hearing the Bofors case.

HC Notice to LG, Delhi Metro Over Reduced Road Size

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, the Delhi Government, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the Delhi Police and others on a plea seeking removal of alleged unauthorised construction of Delhi Metro in INA market as it is hampering free movement of traffic in south Delhi.

Congress Party alleges Madhya Pradesh BJP MLAs Using Funds for Farmers for Study Tour

The Congress party on Wednesday alleged that the list of farmers going for a study tour to New Zealand and Australia, include former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs and their relatives.

Rohingya Crisis: SC Seeks Centre’s Response

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to file a response on the plea that alleged that the Border Security Force (BSF) is stopping Rohingya refugees from entering India.

The Software Alliance Gets 3 new Members

The Software Alliance, a trade group established by Microsoft Corporation on Wednesday announced the addition of three new members, namely Box, Informatica, and Okta.

RSDC Launches Mobile app and Online Simulated Content for Skilling in Rubber

Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) has launched simulated e-learning content and mobile app to provide the ease in connecting with the target segment by introducing the courses online and benefitting the students and those looking to develop skills in rubber industry.

‘Black Panther’ premieres with standing ovation

'Black Panther' is being called a 'cultural phenomenon' after its premiere.

BJP Launched GST at Midnight, we Will Change its Structure: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Goods and Service Tax (GST) was implemented in haste by BJP and that Congress would change its structure if they came to power in the Centre in 2019.

Tripura Congress Chief Meets BJP, says Nothing Political About it

Tripura Congress Working President Pradyot Kishore Deb Burman, who is also the head of the Manikya royal family, met BJP's election-in-charge for the state Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday, just weeks before the northeastern state goes for the polls on February 18.

RSS Disempowering Women, We’re Fighting its Ideology: Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for spreading their ideology across the country.

Players are Paraded Like Cattle in IPL: New Zealand Cricket Players Association

The New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA) has said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction is deeply humiliating for players.