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  • President Mukherjee extends greetings on eve of Union Day of Tanzania
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee, while extending greetings to the people of Tanzania on the eve of the Union Day of Tanzania (April 26), assured to strengthen the commitment of multi-faceted relations between the two countries in the upcoming years.

  • SC to hear cattle smuggling matter post summer vacation
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted the case concerning smuggling of cattle across the India-Bangladesh border for further hearing after summer vacation.

  • NGT issues notice to Uttarakhand Govt. over helicopters to Kedarnath
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and the Uttarakhand Government over illegal and unregulated flying of helicopters to the Kedarnath shrine.

  • Grieved families of Sukma bravehearts demand justice
    Patna/Amritsar/Sikar/Jashpur , Apr 25 : "Death of my husband should be avenged", said a tear eyed wife of CRPF jawan Banmali who lost his life in yesterday's attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

  • Yashwant Sinha for standard operating procedure to curb Naxal attacks
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Hours after the government dubbed the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as a 'cold-blooded murder', former union minister and BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha while expressing grave concern called for improvement in the standard operating procedure and wondered whether this was a result of intelligence failure.

  • J-K: Kashmir Cultural Society's musical treat for Sufi lovers
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 25 : The Kashmir Cultural Society (KCS) in collaboration with Radio Kashmir Srinagar (RKS) organised an event on traditional Sufi music to highlight the Kashmiri Sufis and their poetry, in the Harwan area of Jammu and Kashmir's capital.

  • Why should I remove red beacon before May 1?: Karnataka CM
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , April 25 : While most of the ministers have already removed the red beacon atop their vehicles following the Centre's ruling, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he would remove the beacon when the order comes into force on May 1.

  • Neil McKenzie expecting third child with wife Kerry McGregor
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 25 : Former South African batsman Neil McKenzie has announced that he and his wife Kerry McGregor are expecting their third child later this year.

  • Cypriot President to hold talks with Indian leadership tomorrow
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr. 25 : Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who arrived at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here this morning on a five-day state visit, will be meeting Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao before heading to the national capital for talks with the Indian leadership.

  • Arjuna-awardee footballer Subrata Paul fails dope test
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : In what may come as a shock to the Indian football fans, Arjuna Awardee Subrata Paul has failed a dope test conducted by the National Anti-Doping agency (NADA).

  • CBSE scraps 'grace marks' policy to check high cut-offs in colleges
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Aiming to check high cut-offs in colleges, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to the students in exams for difficult questions.

  • Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail, victims to move SC
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

  • Former Fox News anchor announced new U.S. State Dept spokesperson
    Washington, DC [USA], Apr 25 : Former Fox News anchor and correspondent Heather Nauert has been appointed as the spokesperson for the U.S. State Department.

  • Govt assures action for 'cold-blooded murder' in Sukma
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Apr 25 : Dubbing the killing of 25 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as cold blooded murder, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the Centre and state government would work together to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book.

  • Caterpillar could be a solution to plastic pollution
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : As bizarre as it may sound but caterpillars could now help us get rid of plastic pollution!

  • Swamy backs Indresh Kumar's 'Muslims don't want mosque at Ayodhya' assertion
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : After Indresh Kumar claimed that Muslims do not want a mosque to be built at the disputed site in Ayodhya as they fear it will be "unholy" for them, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said the senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) functionary has done 'great service' by bringing the issue out.

  • Rajnath Singh pays tribute to martyred CRPF jawans
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Apr 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to the CRPF personnel, who lost their lives in the Sukma attack, during their wreath laying ceremony here on Tuesday.

  • Researchers relate extreme weather to global warming
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : In the past, scientists typically avoided linking individual weather events to climate change, citing the challenges of teasing apart human influence from the natural variability of the weather. But that is changing.

  • Emotional eater? Your parents are to be blamed
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : Are you an emotional eater? Do you tend to eat when you feel sad or upset? If yes, your parents are responsible.

  • #WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The theme for World Malaria Day this year is "End Malaria for Good".

  • Pakistan: Ten killed in Kurram Agency blast
    Peshawar [Pakistan], April 25 : At least 10 people, including six children, were killed and 13 others, including four Khasadar officials, injured as a bomb went off near a passenger van in Gudar area of Central Kurram Agency on early Tuesday morning.

  • Hyderabad man dies after being set ablaze in Riyadh, kin seeks govt intervention
    Hyderabad (Telangana), Apr 25 : In a brutal incident, a man hailing from Hyderabad succumbed to burn injuries in Saudi Arabia's Riyadh after being allegedly set blaze.

  • Infosys expands global footprint, opens delivery center in Croatia
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Aiming to strengthen its engineering footprint in Eastern Europe, IT major Infosys Ltd. on Monday announced the opening of its first office and delivery center (DC) in Karlovac, Croatia.

  • Truth will come out: Bill O'Reilly after Fox News exit
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], April 25 : Bill O'Reilly marked his return to the public sphere on Monday in his first comments since he and Fox News parted ways amid allegations of sexual assault as he addressed the controversy in his podcast, titled No Spin News, by maintaining his innocence and vowing more details would soon come to light.

  • Madonna biopic 'Blond Ambition' in the works
    Los Angeles [USA], Apr 25 : Fans of Madonna, Rejoice! The queen of pop is coming to the big screen really soon.

  • Dinakaran accepts meeting Chandrashekhar, but not paying him money
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , April 25 : After three days of continuous grilling, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran has finally accepted that he met Sukesh Chandrashekhar, the man alleged to be the middleman in his bribery dealing with the Election Commission of India (ECI).

  • Nawaz Sharif is doing miserably: Musharraf
    Connecticut [U.S.A.], April 25 : Criticising the ruling regime, former military ruler of Pakistan General (retired) Pervez Musharraf said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was doing 'miserably'.

  • Digvijaya slams PM Modi over UID for cows
    New Delhi , April 25 : Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issuance of Aadhar Card-like Unique Identification Number (UID) to cows and cattle in order to protect them and prevent their smuggling across the India-Bangladesh border, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday asked the Centre some pertinent questions regarding the procedure.

  • Narendra Modi does not want peace with Pakistan: Musharraf
    Connecticut [USA], Apr 25 : Amid already strained ties between the two neighbors, Pakistan's former military ruler General (retired) Pervez Musharraf further added fuel in the fire by stating that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not interested in making peace with Pakistan, while adding that New Delhi is now run by a 'hardcore religious party'.

  • World's heaviest woman's sister denies recovery, says doctor is 'fooling us'
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr 25 : In a disturbing revelation, world's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed's sister Saimma Selim has alleged that Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, who has been treating the former, is not correct about his updates about Eman's health and recovery, adding that her sister has not recovered at all.

  • Mel B's 'abusive' ex granted supervised visitation with their daughter
    London [UK], Apr 25 : Melanie Janine Brown's estranged husband Stephen Belafonte has been granted access to their daughter Madison amid bitter divorce battle.

  • Lucknow: POCSO court grants bail to Gayatri Prajapati
    Lucknow (UP) , Apr 25 : Samajwadi Party leader and former minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati was on Tuesday granted bail by a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in connection with a case of an alleged sexual assault of a minor girl.

  • Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU's new admission policy
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations.

  • Parineeti-Ayushmann's 'Afeemi' chemistry will make you fall in love
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The latest number from 'Meri Pyaari Bindu' is out and is definitely going to make you fall in love!

  • Google's new features empower Indian language consumer base
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Aiming to cater to the needs of one and all, Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a range of new features to empower Indian language users to adapt to latest technology within the comfort zone provided by the language of their choice.

  • 'Harmful' infection forces Elton John to cancel Las Vegas gigs
    London [UK], Apr 25 : Those who were looking forward to seeing Elton John at his 'Million Dollar Piano' shows in Las Vegas, you may have to wait a little longer as the singer has pulled out of all of his gigs through next two months due to an illness.

  • Amid oppn protest, Kerala Minister Mani says 'didn't insult women'
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Apr 25 : After being cornered by a united Opposition in the Kerala Assembly over his alleged anti-women remarks, Electricity Minister M.M. Mani on Tuesday cried foul and said that he didn't insult women.

  • There is a possibility: Reese Witherspoon on 'Big Little Lies' season 2
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : Are you one of those who want to see a second season of 'Big Little Lies'?

  • UN Committee concerned over enforced disappearances in Pak
    Geneva [Switzerland], Apr 25 : The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) has raised serious concerns over widespread torture, enforced disappearances and extra-judicial killings in Pakistan.

  • Pediatric clinics support mental health needs of young people
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : Anxiety and depression might be the most common mental health problems in children and adolescents but several factors including stigma pose as obstacles in obtaining the much-needed mental health care.

  • TN shutdown: DMK's Stalin detained amid protests
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , April 25 : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin, along with his senior party colleagues, was detained in Thiruvarur when he tried to block traffic during the one-day shutdown in Tamil Nadu.

  • IPL 10: Rohit Sharma penalised for showing dissent
    Mumbai , Apr 25 : Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has been fined 50 percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during his side's three-run defeat against the Rising Pune Supergiant at the Wankhede Stadium last evening.

  • Stem cells can help identify neuronal defects, suggests Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : According to a recent study, the researchers used stem cells derived from patients with Angelman syndrome to identify the underlying cellular defects that cause the rare neurogenetic disorder.

  • Younis draws praise post 10,000 Test runs landmark
    Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 25 : Former and current Pakistan players have come in unison to praise veteran batsman Younis Khan, who has become the country's first cricketer to complete 10,000 Test runs.

  • Transgender children have strong sense of identity since childhood: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : According to a new study, acquiring knowledge about one's gender is considered a critical part of early childhood development.

  • 'Cowardly' Sukma attack exudes frustration of Maoists: Govt
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Condemning the gruesome ambush by the Maoists on CRPF men in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday dubbed the attack as cowardly and asserted that the unwarranted violence exuded the frustration of the ultras.

  • IPL 10: Irfan Pathan replaces injured Bravo in Gujarat Lions squad
    Gujarat , Apr 25 : Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has been roped in by Gujarat Lions as a replacement for injured Dwayne Bravo for the remainder of the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Ansari condemns Sukma attack, demands punishment for perpetrators
    New Delhi, Apr 25 : Strongly condemning Chhattisgarh's Sukma attack that claimed the lives of 26 CRPF personnel, Vice President Hamid Ansari has said there is no justification for such heinous and reprehensible acts while demanding punishment for the perpetrators.

  • Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : If you are a patient of Tuberculosis, then we might have some good news for you.

  • Jamaica Test: Yasir's four-fer leaves Windies reeling on Day 4
    Jamaica [West Indies], Apr 25 : Yasir Shah scalped a four-wicket haul as West Indies slumped to 93-4 and trailed by 28 runs in the second innings against Pakistan at the end of the fourth day's play of the opening Test at the Sabina Park here last evening.

  • Trump summons entire Senate to WH briefing on N. Korea
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], April 25 : The entire U.S. Senate will go to the White House on Wednesday to be briefed by senior administration officials about the brewing confrontation with North Korea.

  • Faye Dunaway finally speaks up on Oscars fiasco
    Los Angeles [USA], Apr 25 : Everyone was shocked when 'La La Land' handed over the Oscar statue for Best Picture to 'Moonlight,' after presenters Warren Beaty and Faye Dunaway announced the wrong winner.

  • Aamir thanks Lata Didi for Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for 'Dangal'
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr 25 : The Perfectionist of Bollywood, who recently made an exception and accepted the award for 'Dangal' at Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards, says it's a big honour for him.

  • Congress corners Centre over CRPF jawans killing, Kashmir unrest
    New Delhi, Apr 25, : Taking a dig at the Centre's claim of bringing 'Achhe Din', Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday highlighted some of the burning issues that have created an atmosphere of turmoil in the nation during last few months.

  • Aamir Khan attends award show after 16 years
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr 25 : He might have vowed to never attend or accept an award but the Perfectionist of Bollywood had to make an exception for the one and only Lata Mangeshkar.

  • Frozen fruits, vegetables help achieve your nutrition goals
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : According to a recent study, people who consume frozen fruits and vegetable have significantly higher intakes of key nutrients, such as potassium, fiber and calcium.

  • Take back National Award if you want: Akshay Kumar
    Mumbai , Apr 25 : Responding to all the criticism surrounding his winning a National Award for his performance in 'Rustom', Akshay Kumar recently said that after working for 25 years in Bollywood if people still think he doesn't deserve the honour, they can take it away.

  • Only one in five child abuse victims treated at major trauma centres: Study
    London [UK], Apr 25 : According to a new study, only one in five victims with serious injuries caused by child abuse in England and Wales gets treated at a major trauma centre.

  • Serena Williams calls out Nastase for 'racially' abusing her unborn child
    London [U.K.], Apr. 25 : Responding to controversial Romanian former world No1 Ilie Nastase's comments about her, American tennis legend Serena Williams has accused him of racially abusing her and her unborn baby.

  • Mufti has accepted Vajpayee was right, Modi is wrong: Congress
    Lucknow/Kolkata (Uttar Pradesh/West Bengal), Apr 25 : The Congress on Tuesday questioned Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti's decision of allying with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), if she was not happy in the first place with the manner the party was functioning.