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 2018-04-19 21:25 

Press Trust of India

Gun snatched from Pinjura bank recovered...

Srinagar, Apr 19 (PTI) A gun, which was snatched from a guard at a bank in south Kashmir's Shopian district, was recovered, a police spokesman said today. He said efforts of the police and the community led to the recovery of a 12 bore rifle, which wa...

 2018-04-19 21:04 

The Times of India

CA to renounce crores, become a Jain monk...
 2018-04-19 21:00 

Press Trust of India

Woman raped by five in Jharkhand...

Ramgarh (Jharkhand), Apr 19 (PTI) A woman has lodged acomplaint that she was raped by a man she had met on socialmedia and his four friends in Jharkhand's Bokaro district,police said today.The five had raped her on the night of April 13, shesaid in he...

 2018-04-19 20:57 

Daily Times

Tackling rape menace...

In February 2018, the tragic story of a six-year old girl, Zainab, hit the headlines and appalled the whole nation. Zainab was raped, murdered and thrown in a garbage dump in the city of Kasur. In the media, while some were genuinely concerned and disturb...

 2018-04-19 20:56 

Daily Times

Explosives seized in Jamrud...

KHYBER AGENCY: The law enforcement agencies on Thursday seized eight improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other equipment used in subversive activities from Chotta Nehr area of Tehsil Jamrud. The security forces conducted raid on a tipoff and found the...

 2018-04-19 20:55 

Daily Times

Two women and a man try to commit suicide...

LARKANA: Two women and a man tried to commit suicide nearby Larkana on Thursday. According to reports, Sanam, a resident of Murad Wahan village, swallowed poison after having a quarrel with her mother over a minor issue. Asifa, a resident of Dhamrah villa...

 2018-04-19 20:52 

Daily Times

Economic crisis forces slowdown at Venezuela universities...

Teachers unable to pay the bus fare to get to class, students stuck in long supermarket lines in the quest for affordable food: Venezuela's academics say the deep economic crisis is paralyzing the country's universities. Venezuela's universiti...

 2018-04-19 20:51 

Daily Times

Saudi-Russia oil alliance likely to undercut OPEC...

Saudi Arabia hopes to bring Russia into the fold of an expanded club of global oil giants to sustain a stable market, leaving OPEC's role in question, analysts say. The new union, spearheaded by Riyadh and Moscow, is expected to be larger than the 14-...

 2018-04-19 20:50 

Daily Times

Commodities rocket on $100 oil talk, metals stress...

Talk that Saudi Arabia has its sights on $80-$100 a barrel oil again ignited a fierce rally in commodities and resource stocks on Thursday, though the potential boost to inflation globally put some pressure on fixed-income assets. It was set to be the str...

 2018-04-19 20:50 

Daily Times

'Need stressed to train narcotic control officials on modern lines'...

KARACHI: There is a dire need to train officers and officials of the narcotics control wing on modern lines, besides raising awareness regarding narcotics-related laws. Latest arms and vehicles should also be provided to them so that they can perform thei...

 2018-04-19 20:50 

Daily Times

As GM mulls options for unit, how does bankruptcy work in South Korea?...

General Motors has said its loss-making South Korean operation would file for bankruptcy if its union failed to agree to cut labor costs by Friday, heaping pressure on workers and the South Korean government to approve a rescue plan. The Detroit carmaker ...

 2018-04-19 20:49 

Daily Times

Talking with India...

The army chief, General Bajwa, used the passing out parade at the Pakistan Military Academy to make a surprising foreign policy initiative. He called for talks with India. The Indians should take him up on the offer. Like Prime Minister Vajpayee, Modi kno...

 2018-04-19 20:49 

Daily Times

Put the toolbox away new robot assembles IKEA chairs...

Sick of struggling with incomprehensible instructions and a baffling array of planks and screws? Help is at hand in the form of a new robot that can assemble an IKEA chair in minutes. The robot, developed by scientists at Singapore's Nanyang Technolog...

 2018-04-19 20:47 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Widow on pilgrimage marries, settles in Pakistan...

India News: AMRITSAR: A Sikh widow who went to Pakistan on pilgrimage has converted to Islam and married a man in Lahore she said she had met on social media....

 2018-04-19 20:46 

Press Trust of India

Dead cow meat supply racket unearthed, 2 held...

Budge Budge (WB), Apr 19 (PTI) West Bengal Policetoday unearthed a racket that supplies meat of dead cow tohotels and restaurants in Kolkata, a police officer said.The incident surfaced after the recent controversy ofsale of dead chicken soaked in formali...

 2018-04-19 20:40 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Hackers take down apex court website for 7 hours...

India News: NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court website was hacked on Thursday soon after the B H Loya verdict....

 2018-04-19 20:39 

Press Trust of India

Two cubs found dead, case registered...

Jaipur, Apr 19 (PTI) A case was registered against unidentified persons in connection with the death of two cubs in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawaimadhopur district, an official said today. The case was registered with the forest depart...

 2018-04-19 20:38 

NDTV

Over 24,000 Maharashtra Government Officials Applied For Farm Loan Waiver...

More than 24,000 government officials were among over one lakh ineligible applicants for the Maharashtra government's crop loan waiver scheme, a scrutiny has found....

 2018-04-19 20:37 

The Times of India

[ India ]

States seek uniform, one-time road tax...

India News: NEW DELHI: A group of transport ministers (GoM) from states on Thursday recommended uniform onetime road tax for vehicles across the country to put an....

 2018-04-19 20:32 

NDTV

Russian 'Elon Musk' Found Hanging In Prison. Inquiry Opens Into "Suicide"...

An investigation was launched in Russia on Thursday into the presumed suicide in prison of an entrepreneur dubbed by the media as the "Russian Elon Musk"....

 2018-04-19 20:31 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Soon, you won't have to stop at NH plazas to pay toll...

India News: Commuters will soon have multiple options of paying user charges on national highways, including through their mobile phones linked to prepaid wallets...

 2018-04-19 20:29 

NDTV

PM Modi Holds Bilateral Talks With Many World Leaders On CHOGM Sidelines...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday had a series of bilateral meetings including discussions with Seychelles President Danny Faure and his Mauritius counterpart Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on the......

 2018-04-19 20:29 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Massive waves may lash Kerala coast on Saturday, Sunday...

The phenomenon is expected to be especially stronger on the coasts of Kollam, Alappuzha, Kochi, Ponnani, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod from 8.30 am on Saturday to 11.30 pm on Sunday....

 2018-04-19 20:26 

The Quint

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected as Cuba's new President...

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected as Cuba's new President...

 2018-04-19 20:23 

Oneindia

PM Modi needs to pay more attention to women: IMF chief...

Describing the latest incident of outrageous rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as 'revolting', IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday hoped that the Indian authorities starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi would pay more att...

 2018-04-19 20:23 

Press Trust of India

Sitharaman visits Arunachal, Assam...

Tezpur (Assam), Apr 19 (PTI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh to inspect the Indian Air Force's Advanced Landing Ground at Pasighat there, a defence spokesman said here.Sitharaman also visite...

 2018-04-19 20:19 

Press Trust of India

Rs 60.4 cr sanctioned for juvenile home: TN govt to HC...

Chennai, Apr 19 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu government today informed the Madras High Court that it has accorded administrative sanction for various works and initiatives related to juvenile justice system to be taken up at a total cost of over Rs 60 crore.The P...

 2018-04-19 20:15 

Press Trust of India

Surat boy, son of a diamond merchant, becomes Jain monk...

Surat, Apr 19 (PTI) Twelve-year-old Bhavya Shah likesto enjoy life like any other child of his age.And going by his family background--he is the son of amillionaire diamond merchant--he seems to be better placedthan his peers as far as accessing the luxur...

 2018-04-19 20:13 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Opposition parties to meet in Parliament Complex today to discuss impeachment...

India News: NEW DELHI: The opposition may move the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India on Friday after a meeting in the Parliament complex....

 2018-04-19 20:11 

Press Trust of India

33-year-old man commits suicide...

New Delhi, Apr 19 (PTI) A 33-year old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, police said today. The incident took place yesterday, they said, adding that no suicide note was found fro...

 2018-04-19 20:09 

The Quint

48 MPs, MLAs Have Cases of Crime Against Women, 12 Belong to BJP...

An ADR report says that BJP has highest number of MPs and MLAs with declared cases of crime against women....

 2018-04-19 20:08 

NDTV

PM's "Cavalier" Foreign Policy Conduct Hurting India's Interests: Congress...

The Congress on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "cavalier" conduct of foreign policy at the Commonwealth Summit and bilateral meeting with British counterpart Theresa May,......

 2018-04-19 20:05 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

18 Delhi-bound Rohingyas arrested in Tripura...

According to the Khowai district police chief Krishnendu Chakraborty, the 18 Rohingyas were arrested in Khowai district's Teliamura -- 70 km north of Agartala, he added....

 2018-04-19 20:00 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal, Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli among TIME's 100 most influential people...

Bhavish Aggarwal, Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli and Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella have been named in TIME magazine's 100 most influential people in the world this year....

 2018-04-19 19:56 

The Times of India

SC gives 'PIL industry' an earful, says vested interests misusing it...
 2018-04-19 19:56 

The Times of India

[ India ]

SC gives 'PIL industry' an earful, says vested interests misusing it...

India News: NEW DELHI: Dismissing pleas seeking a probe into judge BH Loya's death as an attempt to browbeat the judiciary, the Supreme Court said on Thursday tha....

 2018-04-19 19:55 

Daily Times

Hyderabad's historical Besant Hall needs to be preserved...

Hyderabad is considered to be an important city as far as the history of Sindh is concerned. Well known for its cool breeze, the city is cultural hub of Sindh, consisting of many important departments related to culture, language and Sindhi literature. It...

 2018-04-19 19:54 

Oneindia

No meeting between Modi, Pak PM Abbasi at CHOGM today: MEA...

Modi did not meet his Pakistani counterpart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here today and no such meeting is planned for tomorrow, the External Affairs Ministry said....

 2018-04-19 19:52 

Daily Times

Singer Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of sexually harassing her on multiple occasions...

Friday turned out to be a shocking day for not just the media industry but for all women who admired and were huge fans of acclaimed actor and singer Ali Zafar. Zafar, who will be appearing in the much-aniticapted Pakistani film 'Teefa In Trouble'...

 2018-04-19 19:52 

NDTV

Aviation Ministry Could Allow Compensation For Flight Delays, Cancellations...

Air travellers could be paid a compensation of up to Rs 20,000 for flight delays and cancellations and Rs 5000 for being denied boarding, a draft passenger charter has proposed....

 2018-04-19 19:51 

Business Insider India

The 13 countries with the highest death rates from air pollution...

ReutersPeople work atop a building under construction as sun sets in Pyongyang, North Korea April 12, 2017.An overwhelming majority of the world's population...

 2018-04-19 19:51 

Hindustan Times

HC refuses relief for learning disabled IIT-B student...

The high court refused to direct IIT-B to issue her formal degree primarily in view of the fact that in the first place she was not qualified to be admitted to the course...

 2018-04-19 19:50 

Business Insider India

A security guy at JPMorgan spied on employees emails and phone calls using the secretive software tool Palantir...

REUTERS/Eduardo MunozA security expert hired by JPMorgan used software by Palantir to conduct an extensive spying program on the bank's staffers and executives,...

 2018-04-19 19:48 

Press Trust of India

Amarinder discusses Punjab Cabinet expansion with Rahul...

New Delhi, Apr 19 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and discussed the expansion of his Cabinet in the state. According to sources, their meeting lasted around an hour and they would likely meet again tomorro...

 2018-04-19 19:47 

Daily Times

I screamed when I saw 'Khichdi' return after 13 years...

I was browsing through some shows on the HotStar app, (how I was using a geo-restricted app in Pakistan is a story for another day) and I stumbled upon the poster of the hit sitcom 'Khichdi'. There was something different about this poster. The ch...

 2018-04-19 19:47 

Daily Times

'Dinner in the Sky' is coming to Pakistan...

Karachiites will soon be enjoying dinner up in the sky with the launch of Pakistan's first Dinner In The Sky restaurant on August 14, 2018. Rs 230 million Belgium chain of restaurants is currently in the process of menu selection in the supervision of...

 2018-04-19 19:47 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Deepika Padukone in Time 100 Influential People of 2018 list...

Deepika Padukone is the only Indian actress to feature in the Time 100 Influential People in the World, sharing space with names like Nicole Kidman, Gal Gadot, Greta Gerwig and Lena Waithe....

 2018-04-19 19:46 

Daily Times

Mehwish Hayat's smoking picture sparks social media outrage...

There was a man who once said to me: "Tum aik acchi family sai belong karti hou, cigarette peena bandd kar do" (You belong to a noble family. Quit smoking). Coming from a truly patriarchal society, this line brings me to the assertion of the male ...

 2018-04-19 19:44 

Hindustan Times

New draft CRZ rules protect builders' interest, not coastal environment, say activists...

Some of the significant changes as per the draft are that the applicability of CRZ distance to the land area or width of the creek from the high tide line is now 50 metres, reduced from 100 metres buffer zone...

 2018-04-19 19:44 

The Quint

White House denies rift between Trump, Secretary of Defense...

White House denies rift between Trump, Secretary of Defense...

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