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Indigenous People's Front of Tripura Demands Separate State for Tribals

Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has put the demand for a separate state for the tribals back on the table. This is a day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the assembly elections in Tripura forming an alliance with IPFT

UDP Extends Support to National People's Party to Form Government in Meghalaya

With the final decision of the leaders of the new state government awaited, Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday stated that the United Democratic Party (UDP) has extended their support to the formation of a "non-Congress government" led by the National People's Party (NPP) in the state

Respect People's Mandate, Says Mukul Sangma to BJP

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked it to respect the mandate of the people

National People's Party Meeting Underway to Decide Meghalaya Fate

A day after the results of Meghalaya Assembly polls were declared, the National People's Party (NPP) MLA on Sunday attended a meeting to discuss the formation of the government in the state

Owaisi Seconds Telangana Chief Minister's Call for Third Front

A day after Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao called for third front ahead of 2019 general elections, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi welcomed his statement

Dinesh Karthik to Lead Kolkata Knight Riders' Charge in Indian Premier League 2018

India's wicket-keeper-batsperson Dinesh Karthik has been appointed as the new captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League

Cop Posted at Jayalalithaa's Memorial Shoots Self Dead

An armed reserved police personnel, on Sunday committed suicide by allegedly shooting himself

Vietnam Supports India's United Nations Security Council Membership

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang on Sunday said that Vietnam supports India's active participation in regional linkages and cooperation mechanisms, including Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster to Present 'Best Actress' Trophy in Oscars 2018

Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster is all set to replace Casey Affleck for presenting the Oscar for 'Best Actress' at the 90th Academy Awards after Affleck pulled out of the ceremony

One Item Meghan Markle Can't Travel Without

What is that one thing Meghan Markle will never travel without? It's hand sanitiser

India Enters Afghanistan Market With Subsidies, Pakistan's Trade Falls

Pakistan has been losing even the traditional markets of flour, men and women's clothes and red meat owing to India's entry

5 Lost Lives to Nor'easter Wind Across Atlantic Coast

Five people lost their lives as a fierce nor'easter wind lashed across the Atlantic coast on Friday

Luira Phanit – 'Seed Sowing Festival' Celebrated in Mumbai

The Tangkhul Welfare Society Mumbai (TWSM) organised their 2nd Luira Phanit 'Seed Sowing Festival' in Maharashtra's Mumbai city

Prof. Zafar Iqbal Stabbed in Bangladesh, is now 'out of Danger'

Eminent Bangladeshi science fiction writer and educationist Prof. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal was brought to Dhaka by air ambulance after being stabbed on the campus of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology in Sylhet on Saturday

BJP wins 11 seats, holds key to form Govt. in Nagaland

In the final result of the Nagaland Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 11 seats, while Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) 16, National Development Front (NDF) 27 and others four seats.

Indian Women's Hockey Team Leaves for Korea

After the historic Women's Asia Cup victory in November last year, the Indian Women's Hockey Team has set out for their first tour of the year

US Embassy in Cuba to Reduce Staff, States 'Health Attacks' as Reason

The state department of United States announced on Friday to reduce the present staff at its embassy situated at Havana in Cuba due to certain health attacks on them

America Struggles With Nor'easter Cyclone

The powerful nor'easter, which is intensifying rapidly, is becoming a 'bomb cyclone', as it hammered the East Coast on Friday, with howling winds, drenching rain, some snow and surging waves

Student Suspended for 'Disrespecting' National Anthem Following KSU Complaint in Kerala

A Students' Federation of India (SFI) leader of Nirmala College in Kochi's Muvattupuzha town has been suspended for allegedly insulting the National Anthem

Centre Wants to Control Dalai Lama's Activities in Apparent bid to be in China's...

With the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) clarifying their stance on the Dalai Lama's activities in India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said that the Tibetan spiritual leader should focus on the religious activities.

Two Labourers die After Falling Into a Bore-well in Mathura

Two labourers died after falling into an open bore-well in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

'Dalai Lama Free to Carry out Religious Activities in India'

An official government spokesperson on Friday clarified that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been "accorded all freedom to carry out his religious activities in India."

Iran Calls for 'Political Settlement' to Solve Yemen, Syria Crisis

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday said the humanitarian crises in Yemen and Syria can only be resolved "through a ceasefire and an inclusive political settlement".

Liberals Block Motion Seeking Trudeau's Security Adviser Testify on Atwal Theory

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal party on Thursday blocked a Conservative motion, which sought National Security Adviser Daniel Jeana to testify his 'conspiracy theory' on Pro-Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal.

8 Turkish Soldiers Killed in Syria's Afrin

At least eight Turkish soldiers were killed during a military operation in Syria's northwestern region of Afrin.

Pak Won't act as US Proxy: Khawaja Asif

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muham¬mad Asif on Thursday said his country will not act as United States' proxy.

Communist Party of China's Muslim Gulag: 800,000 People Incarcerated

Since 2014, after the announcement of 'people's war on terror', the Chinese Communist Party has created an unprecedented network of re-education camps, essentially ethnic gulags, in the autonomous Xinjiang region

China Advises US to Wisely Tackle Korea's Nuclear Strategy

A Chinese diplomat on Friday advised the United States to adopt a change of tactics with respect to its bilateral relations with Korea as the latter poses a massive nuclear threat worldwide

Check out Kevin Hart's All-star Wish List for 'Jumanji 2'

It was a big risk for Sony studio to reboot the 'Jumanji' franchise two decades after the original version came out. But it all worked out well in the end as the movie got love from the audiences as well as the critics.

French MPs 'Sleep Rough' to Highlight Homelessness

In a protest against homelessness, fifty members of the French parliament spent a 'freezing' night on the streets, with the country's homeless population.

'Hackers Infiltrated German Govt's Main Data Network'

German government's main data network was hacked recently using highly sophisticated software, according to government officials.

Mumbaikars to Burn Nirav Modi's Effigy

Mumbaikars have found a unique way to celebrate the festival of Holi and also to vent out their ire against Nirav Modi of Nirav Modi Scam

Oprah Winfrey Waiting for 'God's Sign' to run for President

Philanthropist and TV show celebrity Oprah Winfrey has doused the speculations of running for the presidency, asserting that she is waiting for a signal from "God"

Child Rights Commission Files Case Against 'Kuthiyottam' Ritual of the Hindus

The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has registered a case against the 'Kuthiyottam' ritual performed by Hindus during 'Attukal Pongala' festival in Kerala

Elgar`Shocked` Over Morkel's Sudden Retirement

South Africa opening batsperson Dean Elgar has said that he went in a bit of shock after fast bowler Morne Morkel announced his retirement from all forms of cricket

Karti's Arrest: CBI a 'Credible Agency', Says Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency was a credible agency and was doing its job efficiently in the INX media case involving senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram.

Rohingya Crisis: KS Relief Gives USD 2 mln to strengthen Cox's Bazar Hospital

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has announced a USD 2 million grant to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for upgrading the Sadar District Hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, to enhance health care services for Rohingyas and their host communities.

Order on Bail Plea of Karti's CA Reserved

A Patiala House Court on Thursday reserved order on bail plea of Karti Chidambaram's chartered accountant (CA).

I-League: We've Proven we Belong Here, Says Neroca FC Coach

At the start of the season no one would have held out a candle saying Neroca FC will be vying for the I-League title,but it has been one of those seasons where fancied teams are playing catch up to unexpected pacesetters.

EU Seeks to Amend Trump's Mideast 'Deal of Century'

The European Union member states have called on the US administration to amend an Israel-Palestine "deal of the century" that Washington hopes to unveil soon, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Wednesday

In India, 'Holi' Continues to be Pretext for Sexual Violence

In yet another horrific act of sexual violence, balloons filled with semen were thrown at two girls here in Amar Colony area

Saint Laurent's new Platform Boots Sure to be on Display Come Fall

Luxury fashion house Saint Laurent recently presented its autumn/winter 2018 collection at Paris Fashion Week- from the leather hot pants to the thigh-skimming sequin dresses

Twitter's 'Bookmarks' Feature set for Global Rollout

Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced that its 'Bookmarks' feature would be rolled out to all its users today

Virbhadra DA case: Delhi Court to Hear Tarini Group Director's Bail Plea

The Patiala House Court on Thursday will hear the bail plea of Vakamulla Chandrasekhar, Director of Tarini Group of Companies, in lieu of a disproportionate assets (DA) case involving former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Delhi Court to Hear Bail Plea of Karti Chidambaram's CA

The Patiala High Court will hear the bail plea of Karti Chidambaram's chartered accountant (CA), S Bhaskararaman, in connection with the INX Media money laundering case.

Delhi Chief Secretary assault: HC to hear accused MLA's bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Thursday will hear a bail plea of the MLA accused in the alleged assault of Delhi's Chief Secretary, Anshu Prakash.

Foreign Exchange Earnings Witness 9.9% Jump in Jan '18

India's foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) for the month of January 2018, saw a 9.9 percent growth compared to that of the same period last year.

China's Manufacturing Gauge Hits 19-Month low in February

In lieu of Lunar New Year holidays, China reported a 19-month dip in its official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index.

Apple's Chinese iCloud Operations, Encryption Keys Transferred to China

Tech giant Apple announced that its Chinese iCloud operations were being transferred to a local firm in southern China, along with its iCloud encryption keys.

'No Intelligence' Russia Compromised Seven States Ahead of 2016 Election: DHS

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has denied a media report saying Russian operatives penetrated the websites or databases of Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin ahead of the 2016 presidential election

Rajkumar Santoshi's Condition Stable

Film Director Rajkumar Santoshi's condition is now stable after doctors performed angioplasty on him, sources said on Wednesday.

Teacher in Custody After 'Shots Fired' Report at US School

Police in the southeastern US state of Georgia on Wednesday confirmed that a teacher was taken into custody, who was barricaded in a classroom after the reports of shots fired at Dalton High School

Karti's Arrest: Congress Cries 'Witch Hunting' by PM Modi Govt

In wake of the arrest of senior leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram, the Congress Party on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of 'witch hunting' to hide its scams.

Amnesty International Asks Maldives to Release 'Peaceful' Protesters

Amnesty International has called on the authorities in the Maldives to immediately and unconditionally release the people "arbitrarily" detained under the State of Emergency (SOE) and halt attacks on "peaceful" protesters.

Last year's US Open Unlocked Something in Anderson: Federer

New world number one Roger Federer believes that last year's US Open "unlocked" something in big-serving South African tennis star Kevin Anderson.

Karti's Arrest 'Motivated': Counsel Singhvi

Terming the INX media case as one of the most bizarre one, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Counsel for Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the arrest of the latter is 'motivated'.

CM Mufti Welcomes Centre's Haj Airfare Reduction Decision

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday welcomed the decision of Central Government to slash the airfare for Haj pilgrims.

ePaylater, Travelyaari Tie-up to Enable Travelers to 'Book Now, Pay Later'

ePaylater, India's leading digital payments solution extending interest free credit terms for a stipulated period, has partnered with Travelyaari, a leading bus booking platform, to simplify the ticket booking experience for travelers.

Multi-crore  Fraud : Nirav Modi Refuses to Join CBI Investigation

Jeweller Nirav Modi has refused to join Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in connection with multi-crore  fraud case.

U.S. Dept. of Education Launches Probe Into MSU's Handling of Sexual Harassment

The United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos opened an investigation into how Michigan State University (MSU) is handling the reports of sexual violence against former employee, Larry Nassar.

Chidambaram Blames Narendra Modi's Approach for J-K Turmoil

Former Home Minister P. Chidambaram alleged that the Centre's "muscular, macho 56 chaati" (56-inch chest) approach was responsible for the degrading law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

US SC to not Hear Trump's Plea in 'Dreamers' Case

The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that requires the government to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme going.

Ed Sheeran- World's Best-Selling Recording Artist of 2017

Make way for Ed Sheeran, as he has officially been declared the world's best-selling recording artist of 2017.

Aussie Journalist's 'Sexist, Creepy' Interview With PM Angers New Zealand

New Zealanders have criticised a Australian Journalist's description of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern  as "creepy" and "sexist" after he termed the latter as "attractive" in a 60 minutes show that aired on Sunday night.

Emergency in Maldives: Police Issues Curfew to Halt Opposition's Gathering

Amidst the state of emergency in the Maldives, the police here issued a curfew in an attempt to stop an opposition's gathering, said a Maldivian Democratic Party member

Bangladesh Court Orders Former PM's Arrest

A court in Bangladesh on Sunday ordered police to execute by April 24 the arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and 48 other Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders in a case involving an arson attack on a bus that left eight persons dead in 2015

Chandrababu Naidu Aims to Make Andhra 'top Investment Destination'

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said the state will be among the top three investment destinations in India by 2022, the top destination by 2029 and the preferred destination, among the top five in the world by 2050.

Don't let Bangladesh Slip Into Dark era of Post-1975: Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the people to prevent the nation from falling back into a period of dark era which was witnessed in the country post 1975.

Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi's Passports Revoked

Passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi have been revoked, according to the sources in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)

China Asks US to 'Withdraw' N Korean Sanctions

China on Saturday asked the United States to "withdraw" the sanctions imposed on North Korea.

Army Chiefs Shouldn't be Allowed to Join Politics for 5 Years Post Retirement

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said that Army chiefs should be allowed to join politics only after a gap of five years following their retirement.

'EVM Machines Working Smoothly in Kolaras, Mungaoli' Informs Saleena Singh

The Chief Election Officer of Madhya Pradesh Saleena Singh on Saturday informed that about 17 machines in Kolaras and 15 machines in Mungaoli were not working properly during the mock drill.

Unable to Clear Dues, 'Helpless' Mehul Choksi Writes to Employees

Owner of Gitanjali Gems, Mehul Choksi, expressed his "helplessness" in a letter to his employees, stating that he would be unable to clear their dues in lieu of the ongoing probe in the 1.77 billion dollar Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

Bomb Explosions hit Myanmar's Rakhine State

A series of four bomb explosions occurred on Saturday in Sittwe, capital of Myanmar's western Rakhine state

Instagram's global community team to be eliminated

The global promoter segment of popular photo and video sharing app, Instagram, will soon be dissolved, the makers said.

BJP MLA Tries to Spark Controversy With 'Produce more children' Rhetoric to Hindus

In yet another attempt to spark controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vikram Saini has said that Hindus should not stop producing children until a law for population control comes into existence

Uttarakhand man Sets Eecord by Creating World's Smallest Pencil

A man has set a record by creating the world's smallest pencil in Uttarakhand's Haldwani

Burqa-Clad Women Playing Board Game at Mecca's Mosque Spark Controversy

A photo of four Burqa-clad women playing a board game in the premises of Mecca's holy mosque went viral on social media and has sparked online controversy across Saudi Arabia

Kylie Jenner's Tweet Cost Snapchat $1.5 Billion

Reality TV star Kylie Jenner, one of social media's most prominent influencers, has sent shares of Snap Inc. down more than six percent - apparently - with just one tweet.

Polarisation Tactics Continue: Mathura Walls Painted Saffron Ahead of CM Adityanath's Visit

In yet another shot at polarisation in the state by inciting communal sentiments, the buildings and walls of Mathura are getting a touch of saffron. This is ahead of Chief Minister Adityanath's visit to the city to participate in the Lathmar Holi, a Hindu festival.