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8 Afghan Policemen Killed in Insider Attack by Taliban

The Taliban on Wednesday set ablaze the bodies of at least eight policemen who were killed in an insider attack in the northeastern province of Takhar.

3 Dead in Cincinnati Shooting

A shooting incident at the Fifth Third Centre in Cincinnati's Fountain Square on Thursday killed at least three people and injured five others, Cincinnati police chief, Eliot Isaac confirmed.

Congress Leader Kondru Murali Joins TDP

Congress leader and former minister Kondru Murali Mohan joined Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday in the presence of TDP president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. Naidu welcomed Mohan into the party.

CBI Arrests 5 People in Gutka Scam in Tamil Nadu

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested five people in connection with the alleged gutka scam in Tamil Nadu.

Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid Transferred

The Jammu and Kashmir government has transferred state Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid on Thursday with immediate effect.

Delhi High Court Notice to AAP Government Over Illegal Pathological Labs

The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued a notice to the Delhi government on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking urgent action against all illegal pathological labs and diagnostic centers across the region. The case will come up for hearing on September 17.

Accused in Dabholkar Murder Case Sent to CBI Custody Till September 12

A session court here on Thursday granted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the custody of Amol Kale, an accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, till September 14.

Airtel Payments Bank Enables card-less Cash Withdrawal at ATMs

Airtel Payment Bank, India's first payments bank, has announced that its customers can now make card-less cash withdrawals at over 100,000 ATMs across India.

Supreme Court Extends Activists’ House Arrest Till September 12

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the house arrest of the five activists, who were allegedly involved in Bhima Koregaon violence, till September 12.

Naxal Arrested in Dantewada

The Chhattisgarh police on Wednesday arrested one Naxal in Kirandul town of Dantewada district following an encounter.

Microsoft Releases Speech Corpus for Three Indian Languages

Microsoft India on Thursday announced the availability of Microsoft Indian language Speech Corpus, offering speech training and test data for Telugu, Tamil and Gujarati.

Telangana Assembly Dissolved, set for Early Polls

Governor of Telangana ESL Narasimhan on Thursday dissolved the state assembly following the recommendation from Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao-led cabinet.

UN in India Welcomes Decriminalisation of gay sex by Supreme Court

The United Nations (UN) in India welcomed Thursday's landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of India that decriminalised gay sex.

Apple may Ditch ‘Plus’ for the iPhone Xs ‘Max’

Adding to the rumours and speculations ahead of the September 12 release of Apple's new iPhones, it is now believed that one of the upcoming models will carry the iPhone Xs Max moniker.

Supreme Court Decriminalises Homosexuality

In a landmark judgement, after months of deliberations, the Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalised homosexuality.

Korean Leaders to Hold Summit in Pyongyang in September

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet for the third time during the inter-Korean summit from September 18 to September 20 in Pyongyang.

Petrol, Diesel Prices Break Fresh Records

Fuel prices once again witnessed a hike on Thursday, with petrol being sold at Rs.79.51 per litre and diesel at Rs.71.55 per litre here in the national capital.

Jharkhand CM Invites China’s Investment in Food Processing Units

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das met with the Party Secretary of Henan Province, Wang Guosheng on Wednesday evening and invited Chinese investment in the food processing companies in his state.

International Exposure Necessary for Indian Sportsperson, Says Army Chief

It is important for Indian sportspersons to get international exposure for in the run-up to Mission Olympics 2020, said Army Chief General Bipin Rawat after meeting Asian Games 2018 medal winners from Army.

Ecuador to Submit ‘A son of Man’ at Oscars

Ecuador has officially chosen 'A Son of Man' to be submitted at the 91st Oscars under the 'foreign language film' category.

Demonetisation a Disaster, Discard Rs. 2000 Notes, Says Andhra CM

Terming demonetisation as a disaster, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu demanded the abolition of Rs. 2000 currency note.

US Vice President Praises Sessions

Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, on Wednesday heaped words of praise on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is facing thire of President Donald Trump over the Department of Justice investigations into two GOP Congressmen.

Scholarship Building Block of Meaningful International Relation, Says President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind has said that scholarship and learning are the building blocks of any meaningful international relationship.

11 Haqqani Members Arrested in Afghanistan

As many as 11 members of the Haqqani network were arrested on Wednesday by Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) in an operation in Kabul.

Athawale to Move SC Against ban on ‘Dalit’ Word Usage

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said the Republican Party of India (RPI) would move the Supreme Court to challenge the Ministry of Information and Broadcast directive advising the media to refrain from using the word 'Dalit'.

6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Japan’s Hokkaido Island

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's northern island of Hokkaido in the wee hours of Thursday, Japan's Meteorological Agency confirmed.

Telangana Registers 21.96% Growth Rate in First 5 Months

Telangana State has achieved 21.96 percent growth rate in revenue during the first five months of the financial year 2018-19, informed Chief Minister's office on Wednesday.

Twin Blasts in Afghanistan Kill 20

At least 20 people were killed and dozens others were injured in two bomb blasts that occurred in Kabul's Qala-e-Nazer area on Wednesday.

Patnaik Writes to Centre for Establishment of HC Benches

Amid mounting protests for establishment of High Court benches in southern and western part of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote a letter to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, requesting to expedite the formal process for setting up the High Court benches.

Congress Accuses Modi government of ‘Doublespeak’ on its Defence Deals

Accusing the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of following "doublespeak" on its defence deals, the Congress on Wednesday questioned why the ruling dispensation did not apply the same principle in the Rafale deal with France as it did with the AK-103 assault rifles deal with Russia.

Serena Williams Cruises Into US Open Semi-finals

Former World No. 1 and Serena Williams on Tuesday (local time) went past Czech Republic's Karolína Pliskova in straight sets to enter the semi-finals of the women's singles event in the US Open for the tenth successive year.

ED Books Retired IAS Officer Under PMLA

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed prosecution complaint under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), against a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and his three associates for spending Rs. 5,41,21,019 more than earning from lawful sources.

Arif Alvi Elected as 13th Pakistan President

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi was on Tuesday elected as the 13th President of Pakistan, the result data from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) confirmed.

CBI Arrests NCB Intelligence Officer for Demanding Bribe

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday arrested an Intelligence Officer of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Kolkata for accepting a bribe of Rs. 50,000.

India’s Economy Making Steady Progress, Says President Kovind in Bulgaria

President Ram Nath Kovind apprised the Indian community in Bulgaria of India's growth story, saying that the economy of the country is making steady progress.

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.

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.

1 Dead, 36 ‘Govindas’ Injured Dahi Handi Celebrations in Mumbai

At least one 'govinda' lost his life during Janmashtami Dahi-Handi celebrations here on Monday. He died in the Sion Hospital. Dahi Handi is celebrated by forming human pyramids on the eve of Janmashtami which is celebrated with fervour in the state.

Kumaraswamy, Deve Gowda Confident of BJP Defeat in Karnataka Civic Polls

After numbers indicated Congress' victory in the Karnataka civic polls, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday said that city voters have shown full support to the coalition government led by the Janata Dal (Secular) and the Congress.

Dabholkar Murder Suspect Sent to CBI Custody

A Mumbai sessions court on Monday remanded Sharad Kalaskar, suspect in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case in 2013, into the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for further investigation.

Mumbai Court Gives Mallya 3 Weeks to Reply to ED Application

A Mumbai Special Court has granted three weeks time to liquor baron Vijay Mallya to file his reply on the Enforcement Directorate's application, which sought to declare him a fugitive economic offender under the new law.

The ThickShake Factory Announces new Outlet in Mumbai

The ThickShake Factory, India's first premium thick shake brand, is all set to expand its footprint in Maharashtra by launching its outlet in Bandra, Mumbai.

Myanmar Journalists get 7 Years’ Imprisonment for Breaching Official Secrets act

Two Reuters journalists, accused of breaching Myanmar's official secrets act during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis, have been sentenced to seven years each in jail by a Yangon court.

6 Dead in Somalia car Bombing

At least six people died while 15 others were left injured in a car bombing incident in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.

Kachai Gets its First Market Shed to Promote Organic Products

Untouched by the Green Revolution, many parts of the northeastern region remain pure organic, where a very little amount of fertilizers and pesticides are used in agriculture.

Woman Entrepreneur Promotes Dragon Fruit Cultivation in Nagaland

The state of Nagaland is not only known for its rich heritage culture and festivals but is also famous for horticultural and botanical diversity.

Will not Surrender to Delhi Leadership, Says Telangana CM

Asserting the need for strengthening regional parties instead of being governed by parties whose top leaders sit in New Delhi, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said that the real power lies with the people and it is they who decide who will run their government.

Pentagon Cuts off Financial aid to Pakistan

The United States military has decided to cancel the financial aid worth 300 million USD to Pakistan due to the growing concerns regarding the latter's failure to tackle the militants, according to an exclusive report by Reuters.

Tahrir al-Sham Added to the List of Terrorist Groups

Turkey has added 'Tahrir al-Sham' to the list of the terrorist groups.