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 2018-04-25 19:46 

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[ World ]

UN chief says Iran nuclear deal must be preserved...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday opened the door to a new deal with Iran that would build on the nuclear agreement, following talks at the White House with President Donald Trump....

 2018-04-25 19:43 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Congress ally DMK endorses Mamata Banerjee rallying parties against BJP...

Mamata Banerjee, who has been working on the idea of a "third front," against the BJP, recently said the Congress had to decide whether it should join her party-led federal front....

 2018-04-25 19:20 

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[ Nation ]

HC questions JNU for not taking action against professor Atul Johri accused of sexual harassment...

She said the professor continued to visit the Department of Life Sciences and has access to all documents....

 2018-04-25 19:10 

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[ Nation ]

World Press Freedom Index report: India's ranking falls due to violence against journalists, hate crimes...

India's ranking in the Press Freedom Index has fallen two places to 138, a watchdog said today in an annual report, blaming "physical violence" against journalists like Gauri Lankesh as the key reason...

 2018-04-25 19:02 

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[ Nation ]

National Bamboo Mission to cut down imports approved...

With aims to cut down on import of bamboo products and enhance the income of farmers, the government on Wednesday approved a Centrally sponsored scheme National Bamboo Mission....

 2018-04-25 19:02 

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[ Nation ]

Indore model molestation case: Accused duo arrested within 30 hours of reporting of crime...

The model alleged that the two men tried to pull her skirt while she was driving a two-wheeler at a busy stretch of road on April 22....

 2018-04-25 18:58 

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[ Nation ]

Gadchiroli encounter: Bodies of two more Naxals recovered; toll rises to 39...

Two more bodies and some body parts, probably eaten by crocodiles, were also fished out from the river in the Kasnasur jungle area of Gadchiroli district....

 2018-04-25 18:54 

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[ Nation ]

Delhi HC questions trial court order extending probe period in terror case involving Hizbul Mujahideen founder Syed Salahuddin's son...

Syed Salahuddin was declared a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the US Department of State in June last year....

 2018-04-25 18:52 

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[ Nation ]

Two other victims sexually exploited by Asaram Bapu awaiting justice in Gujarat court...

Asaram Bapu's life conviction today for raping a minor has turned the spotlight on two other women who have charged the 77-year-old preacher with sexual assault and are awaiting justice....

 2018-04-25 18:46 

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[ Nation ]

Indu Malhotra to become first woman lawyer to be appointed as Supreme Court judge...

Indu Malhotra will be the first woman judge to be appointed to the top post directly from the bar....

 2018-04-25 18:32 

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[ Nation ]

Give details of all foreign inmates in Tihar Jail: Delhi HC to prison authorities...

The foreign women have claimed that their Indian counterparts, arrested in similar crimes, are granted bail, but they are not....

 2018-04-25 18:27 

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[ World ]

On climate, Macron tells US Congress there is 'no Planet B'...

French President Emmanuel Macron told US lawmakers today there is "no Planet B," acknowledging a disagreement with President Donald Trump....

 2018-04-25 18:14 

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[ Nation ]

CBI changes local police theory in Kotkhai case, says it wasn't gangrape...

According to the CBI, it wasn't a gang-rape as only one person identified as Anil Kumar found involved in the crime....

 2018-04-25 17:58 

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[ Nation ]

SEC yet to take decision on dates of West Bengal panchayat polls...

Apart from the security arrangements in the over 58,000 polling booths, the issue of whether to conduct the election during the month of Ramzan also needed to be discussed....

 2018-04-25 17:57 

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[ Nation ]

Painstaking scientific investigation helped CBI arrest Kotkhai rape-murder accused...

The accused Anil Kumar was very clever as he never left any footprints -- digital or otherwise -- on his whereabouts, due to which the CBI kept its operation a total secret....

 2018-04-25 17:49 

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[ Nation ]

West Bengal panchayat polls: BJP using picture of Bangladesh violence in manifesto, says Trinamool Congress...

The BJP manifesto released on Tuesday has used a number of pictures of violence and vandalism, one of which was allegedly of the 2013 Bangladesh violence....

 2018-04-25 17:27 

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[ Nation ]

Aircel-Maxis deal: ED questions Karti Chidambaram...

The ED has so far found that Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Ltd, promoted by Karti and A. Palaniappan -- a nephew of Chidambaram -- was allegedly paid $200,000 by the Maxis Group....

 2018-04-25 17:23 

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[ Nation ]

BJP leader's murder: Ex-MLA Amar Pal Sharma gets bail; police says NSA will prevent his release...

Former Sahibabad MLA and Congress leader Amar Pal Sharma, who was arrested in connection with the murder of BJP leader Gajendra Bhati, was bailed out by the Allahabad High Court....

 2018-04-25 17:18 

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[ Nation ]

BJP leader's murder: Congress leader Amar Pal Sharma gets bail; police says NSA will prevent his release...

Former Sahibabad MLA and Congress leader Amar Pal Sharma, who was arrested in connection with the murder of BJP leader Gajendra Bhati, was bailed out by the Allahabad High Court....

 2018-04-25 17:16 

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[ Nation ]

FIR against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, others in Uttar Pradesh's Jal Nigam recruitment scam...
 2018-04-25 17:07 

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[ World ]

Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron 'bromance' draws late night laughs in US...

Several comedians contrasted the supposedly frosty relationship between Trump and his wife, Melania, to his warm friendship with Macron....

 2018-04-25 16:52 

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[ Nation ]

Most hate speeches in India by BJP lawmakers: ADR study...

Of the total of 58 current MPs and MLAs with declared cases of hate speech against themselves, 27 are from the Bharatiya Janata Party, said the Association of Democratic Reforms report....

 2018-04-25 16:41 

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[ Nation ]

Deepika Singh Rajawat, lawyer of Kathua rape victim's family, not threatened: Bar body tells SC...

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association told the Supreme Court that it has not obstructed police from filing charge sheet in the Kathua minor rape and murder case....

 2018-04-25 16:22 

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[ Nation ]

Mumbai's new development plan unlocks lands, increases floor space index, generates mixed reactions...

In the new DP, the FSI for commercial properties is raised up to 5 in the island city from earlier 1.33. and for suburbs, new FSI will be up to 2.5 and 5 for residential and commercial properties....

 2018-04-25 16:17 

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[ Nation ]

RSS backed fact-finding committee blames Maoists for Bhima-Koregaon violence...

The report also demands inquiry into roles of JNU leader Umar Khalid, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani, retired justice B G Kolse-Patil and their likes who had attended the Elgaar Parishad at Pune....

 2018-04-25 16:11 

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[ Nation ]

Gorakhpur infant deaths: Allahabad High Court grants bail to Dr Kafeel Khan...

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested in connection with the death of over 70 children at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court....

 2018-04-25 15:56 

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[ Nation ]

Asaram Bapu: Other rape victims awaiting justice in Gujarat court...

Asaram Bapu's life conviction today for raping a minor has turned the spotlight on two other women who have charged the 77-year-old preacher with sexual assault and are awaiting justice....

 2018-04-25 15:25 

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[ Nation ]

Gujarat: Policeman gets four years jail for assaulting, abusing Dalit man...

Vaghela said in his complaint that Zala asked him his caste, and then passed some casteist remarks and assaulted him and his relative Ashok Baraiya....

 2018-04-25 15:22 

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[ Kerala ]

Kerala: Winners of Moodakulam's 'rural' cricket tournament to take home 1.5 litres of petrol...

The winners will take home 1.5litres of petrol. The small asterisk near announcement of the 'Special Prize' reads: The quantity is subject to change if the price rises further....

 2018-04-25 14:51 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Madras HC orders Apollo hospitals to inform it of Jayalalithaa's biological samples...

Justice S Vaidyanathan gave the direction on a petition by a woman, who claimed herself to be the biological daughter of Jayalalithaa....

 2018-04-25 14:48 

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[ Kerala ]

Cricket tournament: Winners to take home 1.5litres of petrol...

The winners will take home 1.5litres of petrol. The small asterisk near announcement of the 'Special Prize' reads: The quantity is subject to change if the price rises further....

 2018-04-25 14:31 

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[ World ]

Turkey says facing 'new refugee wave' after 30,000 Afghans arrive...

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 29,899 Afghans had crossed into Turkey since January compared to 45,259 people in the whole of 2017, state news agency Anadolu reported....

 2018-04-25 14:28 

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[ Nation ]

Congress, BJP join hands to rule Chakma Autonomous District Council in Mizoram...

State Sports Minister and Congress leader Zodintluanga said the post-poll alliance was forged after local leaders of both the parties reached an agreement....

 2018-04-25 14:22 

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[ World ]

North Korea nuclear test site part-collapsed: Chinese experts...

North Korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed following a massive bomb blast last year, making it unusable, Chinese seismologists have concluded....

 2018-04-25 14:14 

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[ World ]

Man sets woman alight on Peru bus, injuring 10...

Ten people were treated for burns after a man doused a woman with gasoline and set her alight inside a public bus in the Peruvian capital Lima, firefighters said....

 2018-04-25 14:13 

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[ Nation ]

Tripura ruling ally IPFT threatens agitation over separate state issue...

The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura reiterated its demand for a separate state for tribals but the latter said no such issue figured in the pre-poll joint declaration....

 2018-04-25 14:11 

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[ World ]

Danish inventor Peter Madsen gets life term for Swedish journalist's murder...

Madsen, 47, had admitted chopping up the 30-year-old's body and throwing her remains overboard in waters off Copenhagen on the night of August 10, 2017, but claimed her death was accidental....

 2018-04-25 14:08 

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[ Nation ]

Congress video shows PM Modi with convicted rapist 'Godman' Asaram Bapu...

As self-styled godman Asaram was sentenced for life for raping a minor girl, the Congress party posted a video on Twitter, showing him with Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

 2018-04-25 14:01 

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[ Nation ]

Lok Insaaf Party leader and MLA Simarjit Bains booked by Punjab Police on trespassing into Passport Office...

Lok Insaaf Party leader Ludhiana Simarjit Singh Bains booked by Punjab Police for allegedly trespassing into the passport seva kendra in Ludhiana and trying to make videos....

 2018-04-25 14:00 

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[ Nation ]

Didn't obstruct police from filing chargesheet in Kathua rape and murder case: Jammu bar association...

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association told the Supreme Court that it has not obstructed police from filing charge sheet in the Kathua minor rape and murder case....

 2018-04-25 13:58 

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[ World ]

Bangladesh arrests CEO for posting satire of PM Sheikh Hasina online...

Bangladesh police invoked a controversial internet law to arrest one of the country's top recruitment executives for posting satirical cartoons of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina online....

 2018-04-25 13:53 

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[ Nation ]

Jammu and Kashmir parties spar over affiliation of killed political activist...

Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir sparred over the affiliation of senior political activist Gulam Nabi Patel, who was killed by militants in Pulwama district....

 2018-04-25 13:48 

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[ Nation ]

Naxal carrying a cash reward on his head arrested in Chhattisgarh...

A Naxal 'commander', carrying a cash reward on his head, was arrested following an encounter between security forces and the ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district...

 2018-04-25 13:45 

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[ World ]

Iraq launches production at southern gas field...

Iraq said Wednesday it had launched commercial production at its Siba gas field in the southern province of Basra in a joint venture with Kuwaiti, Turkish and Egyptian firms....

 2018-04-25 13:42 

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[ World ]

Five teens wounded as gang fires on Mexican school...

An armed gang opened fire on a high school in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, wounding five students, prosecutors said....

 2018-04-25 13:42 

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[ Karnataka ]

Prime Minister Modi to interact with Karnataka candidates, leaders tomorrow...

A BJP statement said he would also speak to party workers and provide them "guidance" as they campaign for the polls to the 224-member assembly....

 2018-04-25 13:39 

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[ World ]

Indonesia oil well explosion kills 18, injures dozens...

An oil spill sparked a huge blaze about 1.30am (1830 GMT Tuesday) in a residential area that torched at least three houses and was still out of control mid-morning....

 2018-04-25 13:39 

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[ Nation ]

Chhattisgarh Class 12 Results 2018 to be announced soon...

The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education will be announcing the Chhattisgarh Higher Secondary Class 12 results soon....

 2018-04-25 13:37 

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[ World ]

Indonesia seizes two Vietnamese fishing boats in crackdown...

Indonesia seized two illegal Vietnamese fishing boats and their crew on Wednesday, an official said, marking Jakarta's latest bid to boot foreign vessels from its waters....

 2018-04-25 13:35 

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[ Nation ]

Chhattisgarh Class 10 Results 2018 to be announced soon...

The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education will be announcing the Chhattisgarh Class 10 results soon....

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