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  • Supreme Court passes landmark judgement, upholds Right to Privacy as 'fundamental'
    New Delhi , August 24 : In another landmark judgement, the Supreme Court has upheld the Right to Privacy as "a fundamental right."

  • Asian-origin woman attacked on New York metro station
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 24 : An Asian-origin woman received a head injury after she was pushed by a stranger onto the tracks of a local underground metro station in the United States.

  • Mumbai: One dies as speeding truck hit vehicles standing at red light
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 24 : At least one person died, while another was injured, as a speeding truck smashed into five cars and a bike standing at Jogeshwari Vicroly Link Road red light, on Wednesday late night.

  • China issues second 'safety advisory' for its citizens in India
    Beijing [China], Aug 24 : Amid two-month-long border stand-off in Doklam, China on Thursday issued a fresh advisory to the Chinese citizens residing in India asking them to pay attention to personal safety and local security situation.

  • Nepal PM Deuba asks PM Modi to 'support Nepal more'
    New Delhi , August 24 : Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday asked Prime Minster Narendra Modi to "support Nepal more" for development plans and to build more trust and understanding to expand the relations between two nations.

  • Robin Singh joins T20 Global League as coach
    Johannesburg [South Africa], August 24 : Former Indian cricketer Robin Singh, who played 100 ODI matches for the country, have acquired coaching job for the forthcoming T20 Global League of South Africa slated to begin from November 3 and will run until December 16.

  • New Baskin-Robbins Survey Shows People Who Favor Ice Cream on a Cone are Optimists While Those Who Prefer a Cup are Realists
    CANTON, Mass., Aug. 24, 2017 : Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of specialty ice cream shops, today revealed findings from a new study - "What Your Ice Cream Eating Preferences Say About You" - that identifies personality traits based on how a person chooses to eat their ice cream. The study was conducted in partnership with Juliet A. Boghossian, behavioral food expert and founder of Food-ology, You are HOW you Eat.

  • Indian-origin CEO abused for penning down anti-Trump op-ed
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 24 : An Indian-origin Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a Chicago company has been racially abused in the United States following his column in CNBC's website last week criticising President Donald Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • Kafiyat Express derailment: Case registered against dumper's driver, contractor
    New Delhi , August 24 : A case has been registered with the Government Railway Police (GRP), Etawah against accused dumper driver and contractor Alok Dubey of Raj Construction Company, in connection with the Kaifiyat Express derailment where over 20 people were injured.

  • White House to direct Pentagon on transgender ban in military
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 24 : The White House will be sending guidance to the Pentagon on the implementation of United States President Donald Trump's proposal to ban transgender people from serving in the military.

  • US House panel to hold hearing on Navy warship collisions
    Washington [US], Aug 24 : The United States House Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on the slew of deadly warship collisions which have been taking place lately, when Congress returns from the summer recess.

  • Earthquake of 4.7 magnitude hits Gilgit
    Gilgit [Pakistan], August 24 : An earthquake measuring 4.7 magnitudes on the Richter scale hit Gilgit and surrounding areas late Wednesday night, Geo News reported.

  • Trump, McConnell 'remain united': White House
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 24 : The White House on Wednesday asserted that U.S. President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) "remain united" in the midst of reports that the two leaders have not spoken in weeks.

  • Mamata trying to divide Hindu, Muslim: BJP on Durga idol immersion order
    Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug. 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for halting immersion of Durga idols on Dashami and said she is trying to divide Hindu and Muslims by issuing such directives.

  • Rajnath Singh to attend SCO meet in Kyrgyz Republic
    New Delhi , Aug.24 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Thursday attend Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meet at Choplon Ata in Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Discount shop in east London catches fire
    London [UK], Aug 24 : A discount shop in east London caught fire and almost 100 firefighters and officers were pressed to douse it.

  • Saudi-led airstrike kills 48 in Yemen's capital
    Sanaa [Yemen], August 24 : At least 48 people were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, officials in Yemen said on Wednesday.

  • Over Charlottesville response, Rabbis cancel annual call with Trump
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 24 : Top rabbis have denied holding an annual conference call with U.S. President Donald Trump due to his response to the violence at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally.

  • Phoenix Mayor says Trump continues to divide country
    Washington [U.S.A.] Aug 24 : Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has criticised President Donald Trump by saying that the President continues to divide the country.

  • Pak wants recognition for contributions: Bajwa to US Ambassador
    Islamabad [Pakistan], August 24 : Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said to US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale that Pakistan is not looking for any material or financial assistance from the US but rather trust, understanding and acknowledgment for Pakistan's contributions.

  • Trump gets a resignation letter with hidden message: IMPEACH
    Washington [U.S.A.] Aug 24 : A science envoy to the U.S. State Department on Wednesday resigned over President Donald Trump's response to a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

  • Ashwani Lohani to assume charge of Railway Board chairman today
    New Delhi , August 24 : Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani will assume the charge of Railways Board Chairman on Thursday.

  • Five dead, 153 injured as Typhoon Hato hits Macau
    Beijing [China], August 24 : At least five people were killed after Typhoon Hato struck Macau on Wednesday, a spokesperson of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) government said.

  • Seven dead, several missing after boat sinks in Brazil
    Vitoria do Xingu (Para) [Brazil], Aug 24 : The Brazilian authorities have confirmed that at least seven persons were killed and several others were missing in a boat accident that happened late Tuesday night (local time).

  • Ready to lay pipelines so that Nepal gets LPG supply round the year: Dharmendra Pradhan
    New Delhi , August 23 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday assured faith in Make in India initiative and said that the foundation stone for oil product pipeline would be laid by October this year.

  • Ready to lay pipelines so that Nepal gets LPG supply round the year: Dharmendra Pradhan
    New Delhi , August 23 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday assured faith in Make in India initiative and said that the foundation stone for oil product pipeline would be laid by October this year.

  • Linkin Park to host special LA event to honour Chester Bennington
    Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 23 : Linkin Park has recently announced a special public event to honour late lead singer Chester Bennington in Los Angeles.

  • Shivraj Chouhan hails hike in OBC creamy layer cap as 'just'
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) August 23 : Lauding the Centre's move to raise the income limit defining "creamy layer" for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) reservation by Rs 2 lakh per annum, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that justice has been done after years.

  • Our goal is to focus on future, not past: Nepal PM
    New Delhi August 23 : Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday said that in his talks with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, they emphasized on the development agenda, adding the goal is to look forward to the future rather than the past.

  • Will take a stand if Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Yadav form alliance with any other party, says Mulayam
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , August 23 : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday warned that he would take a stand if his son and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and his cousin Ram Gopal Yadav chose to form an alliance with any party.

  • Rana Daggubati to debut in India's first bilingual fiction digital-series 'Social'
    New Delhi , August 24 : The phenomenon of social media obsession has lent itself to many a stories and now it lends itself to a full-fledged thriller titled 'Social'.

  • Joker, Harley Quinn movie in works with 'Crazy Stupid Love' filmmakers
    Los Angeles [USA], August 24 : DC fans get ready to witness the love story of Harley Quinn and her puddin' The Joker.

  • What is it that keeps Big B associated with KBC? He reveals
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 24 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is back with the latest edition of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati,' recently talked about his 17-year long association with it and also revealed the reason that motivates him to take up the game show season after season.

  • Truck, school bus collide, kill one child, injure nine
    Chota Udaipur (Gujarat) , August 24 : One child died and ten people, including nine children, were injured, when a truck and school bus collided, in Gujarat's Chota Udaipur district.

  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8; pre-orders to commence today
    New Delhi , August 24 : Putting an end to Smartphone buffs' anticipation, Samsung unveiled its flagship device Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at an event in New York, priced at 869 GBP (approximately Rs. 72,000) in the United Kingdom. The smartphone comes in four colour variants - Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue and Maple Gold.

  • Combination of development, good governance essential for welfare of citizens: PM Modi
    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) , August 24 : Interacting with a group of over 70 Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries of the Government of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the combination of development and good governance is essential for the welfare and satisfaction of citizens.

  • Robert Downey Jr. warns fans to avoid online impersonators
    New Delhi , August 24 : It seems like Iron Man's on-going battle is with online scammers.

  • Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts J-K, no loss of life reported
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , August 24 : A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Jammu and Kashmir region on Thursday.

  • Scientists develop faster, more accurate test for Liver Cancer
    Washington D.C. [USA], August 24 : If you are one of those suffering from Liver Cancer, we have some important news for you.

  • Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?
    Washington D.C. [USA], August 24 : According to a new research, a study examining the effects of nicotine reduction among more vulnerable smokers supports the FDA's recent recommendation for lowering nicotine to non-addictive levels.

  • Immune cell metabolism may help in maintaining balanced immune response
    Washington D.C. [USA], August 24 : In a new research, a group of scientists highlighted the importance of immune cell metabolism for maintaining a balanced immune response.

  • Increasing OBC creamy layer bar a peanut: Sharad Yadav
    Patna (Bihar) , Aug.24 : A day after Centre increased the creamy layer bar for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) by Rs. two lakh for government jobs, rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Thursday slammed the government and said it is a peanut for the marginalised sections.

  • Amit Shah lauds Modi Govt for raising OBC creamy layer bar
    New Delhi , Aug 254 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah lauded the Centre for raising the creamy layer income limit for the Other backward Classes (OBCs) for central government jobs and said the marginalised sections of the society will get the benefit of reservation and other schemes.

  • Safdarjung Hospital doctors go on indefinite strike
    New Delhi , Aug.24 : The resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi went on strike for indefinite period on Wednesday after their colleague was allegedly manhandled by the attendants of a patient.

  • Chinese state councilor, Tillerson discuss bilateral ties, Afghanistan
    Beijing [China], August 24 : Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi discussed on China-U.S. relations and the Afghanistan issue with on telephone.

  • Supreme Court to hear illegal Goa mining case
    New Delhi , Aug.24 : The Supreme Court will on Thursday will hear a plea filed advocate Prashant Bhushan in connection with Goa illegal mining case.

  • Supreme Court to hear Unitech promoters' fraud case today
    New Delhi , Aug.24 : The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the alleged fraud case related to real estate major, Unitech Ltd promoters Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra in connection with its delayed housing projects in Noida and Gurgaon.

  • Contaminated groundwater endangers 60 million Pakistanis: Study
    Washington [U.S.A.] Aug 24 : A new study has said that around 60 million Pakistani people are at risk of a variety of serious health problems including cancer due to an 'alarmingly high' level of arsenic contamination was found in groundwater beneath the Indus Plain in Pakistan.

  • Rock gig cancelled in Rotterdam over terrorism warning
    Rotterdam [Holland], Aug 24 : A rock concert in the Dutch city of Rotterdam has been cancelled over a terrorism warning.

  • American boy warns Trump in ISIS video
    Baghdad [Iraq], August 24 : The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released a new video on Wednesday featuring a 10-year-old American boy giving warning to U.S. President Donald Trump that the fighting will "end in your lands."

  • Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' all set for release
    Washington [USA], Aug 24 : Behold, here comes the much-awaited surprise for the Swifties. Singer Taylor Swift has ultimately put full stop to the speculations by announcing to release her new album 'Reputation' this year.

  • Malaysian PM Razak to visit White House in September
    Washington [USA], Aug 24 : United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to welcome Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to the White House, next month.

  • Sushil Modi congratulates PM Modi for raising OBC creamy layer bar
    Patna (Bihar) , Aug.24 : Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Central Government for raising the creamy layer ceiling for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) for central government jobs and also for setting up of Commission to examine sub-categorisation of OBCs.

  • Ahead of Gurmeet Ram Rahim verdict, Sec. 144 imposed in Punjab
    Chandigarh (Punjab), Aug 24 : As a precautionary measure, the Punjab Government has imposed Section 144 across the entire state with immediate effect and shut all schools and colleges on August 25, the day the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will give its final judgment over the 14 year-old rape case against the Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

  • Durga idol immersion will only be halted for 24 hours, clarifies Mamata Banerjee
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Aug. 24 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday night clarified that immersion of Durga idols on Dashami will be halted only for 24 hours.

  • Ready to lay pipelines so that Nepal gets LPG supply round the year: Dharmendra Pradhan
    New Delhi , August 23 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday assured faith in Make in India initiative and said that the foundation stone for oil product pipeline would be laid by October this year.

  • Kristen Stewart threatens to sue over leaked nude pics
    Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 23 : After her nude pictures got leaked, 'Twilight' actress Kristen Stewart got her lawyers involved.

  • INX Media Case: Karti Chidambaram grilled for 8 hrs, asked to appear again on Aug 28
    New Delhi , August 23 : Former union minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a bribery case involving INX Media and left the head quarters after eight hours of questioning.

  • Parrikar demands EC to initiate action on by-poll malpractices
    Panaji (Goa) August 23 : With the conclusion of Goa by-polls, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday demanded the Election Commission (EC) to initiate action if it uncovers significant evidence of wrongdoing in Panaji and Valpoi as attempts can be made to sabotage the results.

  • TN CM, Deputy CM confident about AIADMK merger, say 'none can topple this govt'
    Ariyalur (Tamil Nadu) , August 23 : After the two factions of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in Tamil Nadu announced a merger, former chief minister O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and Chief Minister Edappady K. Palaniswami (EPS) hailed late former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's stronghold in the state, stating that no one has the power to topple the government brought together by Amma.