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  • Sanjay Dutt gets emotional over 'Bhoomi' wrap-up
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : After a hectic back-to-back shooting schedule, actor Sanjay Dutt wrapped up the shoot of his upcoming movie 'Bhoomi' and felt emotional on the last day of his shoot.

  • Counting forDelhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) polls 2017 begins
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : The counting of votes for the Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections has begun.

  • Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : A new study has paved the way for the potential treatments of intellectual disability and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

  • NASA looks at newly formed Tropical Depression 3W in 3-D
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : Tropical Depression 03W formed in the Pacific Ocean west of Guam on April 24, 2017, and data from the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite was used to look at the storm in 3-D.

  • Post Sukma attack, Rahul Gandhi slams Centre's anti-Naxal strategy
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Launching an attack on the Narendra Modi-led government in the wake of the Sukma Maoist attack, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi expressed hope that the Centre's 'revised' strategy in dealing with Naxalism will have more purpose and impact.

  • Sukma horror: When villagers were compelled to attack their CRPF 'friends'
    Tanmay Sakaley, Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India], Apr 25 : Who knew that a road inauguration ceremony would turn into a sight of a brutal and deadly massacre leading to death of our bravehearts.

  • MCD Polls: Swaraj India has achieved 'ethical victory', says Yogendra Yadav
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Swaraj India's Yogendra Yadav has already expressed his indifference to the MCD Election 2017 result saying it doesn't matter, as the party has achieved an 'ethical' and political victory in this election.

  • Canada outsmarted American politicians for years: Trump
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : In a surprising move, especially after the recent pleasant diplomatic exchange between the two neighbours, President Donald Trump trained his guns on Canada saying the nation has been very rough on the United States.

  • Buckle up! Uber to launch 'flying cars' by 2020
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : Uber is literally aiming for the skies as the tech company announced that it has struck partnerships with the cities of Dallas and Dubai to demonstrate a network of flying cars by 2020.

  • Rape accused ex-UP minister Gayatri Prajapati to walk free today
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , April 26 : Samajwadi Party leader and former minister Gayatri Prajapati who was arrested in connection with a case of an alleged sexual assault of a minor girl, will walk out of district jail in Lucknow today.

  • Beyonce to offer college scholarships for female students
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : In honor of the one-year anniversary of her iconic Lemonade album, pop star Beyonce has announced four college scholarships.

  • BJP Govt. has no policy to handle Naxalism: Owaisi
    Hyderabad (Telangana), April 26 : Condemning the gruesome ambush by the Maoists on CRPF men in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government doesn't have any political approach, nor they have policy to handle Naxalism.

  • Trump commemorates Holocaust, re-affirms allegiance with 'friend' Israel
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : On the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's National Days of Remembrance, President Donald Trump strongly condemned anti-Semitism and swore that he will always stand with the Jewish people and with 'great partner and friend' Israel.

  • SC to hear plea challenging mandatory Aadhaar move by Centre
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : The Supreme Court will today hear the plea challenging the government's move to make Aadhaar card mandatory.

  • AIADMK bribery case: Dinakaran arrested, to be produced before court today
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Ousted AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, who was arrested by the Delhi Police on Tuesday midnight in a bribery case, will be produced before the court today.

  • Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall
    New Delhi , April 26 : U.S. President Donald Trump has reiterated his commitment to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border saying don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL.

  • Wikipedia founder to battle fake news menace with 'Wikitribune'
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : With the intent of combating 'fake news' in the industry, the founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales has announced the launch of a news platform that will bring journalists together with a legion of fact checkers- the "Wikitribune."

  • Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall
    New Delhi , April 25 : U.S. President Donald Trump has reiterated his commitment to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border saying "don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL".

  • Anantnag bypoll: EC assesses situation to make spot evaluation
    Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 25 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday did an assessment of the Anantnag by-poll via video conferencing, to make spot assessment later.

  • Delhi experiences light drizzle
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The national capital on Tuesday experienced light drizzle which brought down the temperature to 22 degree Celsius.

  • Pakistan: Anti-CPEC rally held in Sindh
    Jamshoro [Pakistan], April 25 : Prominent Sindhi nationalist organisation Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM) held a massive anti-China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) rally from the Indus Highway to the tomb of Sain G M Syed in Pakistan's Sindh province.

  • Army organises Jashn-e-Baramullah to encourage Awam and youth
    Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 25 : A two day youth festival Jashn-e-Baramulla organised by the Indian Army on Tuesday received an enthusiastic response at the Degree College Ground in Baramulla district.

  • Rajnath asks CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday directed Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and security adviser to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) K Vijay Kumar to stay put in Chhattisgarh and frame strategy to tackle Naxals in Sukma.

  • Is Pak sending message of peace through this white pigeon?
    New Delhi , April 25 : In times gone by white doves or pigeons were often viewed as traditional symbols or messengers of peace and pacifism, but, in the new millennium, when technological advances are being made in minutes, days, months and years, one would not have expected a bird to come across from Pakistan with a message of sorts imprinted under one of its wings.

  • Pak hackers allegedly hack DU, AMU websites
    New Delhi , April 25 : Websites of Delhi University and the Aligarh Muslim University were allegedly hacked by Pakistan based hackers on Tuesday.

  • President Mukherjee for close links between Indian universities, industries
    Panaji (Goa) , Apr 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said there also have to be close link between Indian universities and industries, adding that a strong research eco-system has to be built on the plank of institutional collaborations, research parks, and talented researchers.

  • Oppn accuses Modi Govt. over Sukma Naxal attack
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday blamed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for being unsuccessful over the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) encounter with the Naxals of Chhattisgarh's Sukma that took place yesterday.

  • Mehbooba asks security agencies to undertake youth counseling
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Apr 25 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed the security agencies to undertake youth counselling and ensure that no collateral damage takes place while dealing with day to day law and order situations.

  • Pak leadership committed to strengthening friendly relations with U.S.
    Washington D.C. [United States], April 25 : Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry has said that the Pakistani leadership is committed to strengthening friendly relations with the US.

  • Amit Shah predicts Lotus bloom in Bengal
    Naxalbari (West Bengal) , April 25 : Predicitng a stronger BJO presence in West Bengal, party president Amit Shah on Tuesday said in Naxalbari that the era of joblessness, violence and nepotism under the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will end soon.

  • Pakistan: 14 killed as landmine blast hits van in Kurram
    Peshawar [Pakistan], Apr 26 : At least 14 people were killed when a passenger vehicle hit an anti-tank mine in Gudar area of Central Kurram Agency early Tuesday.

  • India's outsized coal plans put Paris climate goals at risk
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years if it carries through with plans to construct nearly 370 coal-fired power plants, according to University of California, Irvine and CoalSwarm researchers.

  • Washington D.C. to conduct 'full scale' terror attack drill today
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : Law enforcement officials across six cities in Washington, DC, metropolitan area on Wednesday will conduct a full scale drill to prepare for terror attacks.

  • Sukma tragedy : When villagers were compelled to attack their CRPF 'friends'
    Sukma (Chhattisgarh) , Apr 26 : Who knew that a road inauguration ceremony would turn into a sight of a brutal and deadly massacre leading to death of our bravehearts.

  • PM Modi has own strategy for Kashmir: BJP assures Yashwant Sinha
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), April 26 : Following former finance minister Yashwant Sinha's assertion for immediate dialogue with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) acknowledged the veteran leader's intentions, however, assuring that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his own strategy to address the Valley's problems.

  • Centre condemns 'political warfare' over Sukma horror
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , April 26 : Amid the massive verbal volleying between political parties over the deadly Sukma attack in which 25 CRPF personnel were killed by Maoists, Union Minister of State for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale has called on parties to show their unity now more than ever.

  • Timeline: Highlight of MCD Elections 2017- the EVM row
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : With the winner of the Delhi seat about to be crowned as the counting of votes for the Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections begins today, one cannot forget the row surrounding the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) that spiraled throughout the polls.

  • Rod Rosenstein set to be next U.S. Deputy Attorney General
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : After a 94-6 Senate vote, Rod Rosenstein was confirmed to be the next deputy attorney general.

  • Trudeau reveals his father's 'influence' cleared own brother's marijuana charges
    London [U.K.], Apr. 26 : With the Canadian government officially confirming its plans to legalise marijuana with an addendum that it will not include a blanket pardon for those with past pot convictions, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted that his late brother was once charged with marijuana possession and that their father's connections and intervention helped in making the charges go away.

  • Delhi Municipal Corporation polls 2017: Counting begins at 8 a.m., trends expected by 11 a.m.
    New Delhi , April 26 : The counting of votes for the Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

  • SC to hear Swaraj Abhiyan's PIL on drought-hit states
    New Delhi , April 26 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday is set to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by NGO 'Swaraj Abhiyan' seeking proper rehabilitation and financial assistance to the drought-affected people.

  • No matter the outcome, won't blame EVMs: BJP on MCD Polls
    New Delhi , April 26 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took at dig Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's allegations that the EVMs used during Municipal Corporation polls were tampered with, saying that whatever the outcome will we, the saffron party won't blame the e-voting system for it.

  • Berlin: Ivanka Trump booed for defending her father
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 26 : Upon defending her father at a women's panel in Berlin and trying to portray him as a committed individual to women's issues, the U.S. President's daughter Ivanka Trump was met with boos and hisses by the attendees.

  • Dinakaran's arrest a step towards cleansing of TN politics: BJP
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 26 : Hailing the arrest of ousted AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran by the Delhi Police in a bribery case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that the development is a major step towards cleansing the politics in Tamil Nadu and making it corrupt-free.

  • Malegaon blast: Unsatisfied with bail, Sadhvi Pragya awaits acquittal
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr 26 : Despite being granted bail after nine long years, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon Blast case did not express satisfaction but asserted that injustice has been done with her.

  • Canada making business for American dairy farmers 'very difficult': Trump
    New Delhi , April 26 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Canada of making business for American dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult.

  • AIADMK bribery case: After 4-day marathon grilling, Dinakaran arrested
    New Delhi , Apr. 26 : Dramatic developments unfolded on Tuesday midnight, as after four days of marathon grilling, the Delhi Police finally arrested ousted AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran in the case involving the bribing of an Election Commission official to get the party's 'two-leaves' symbol.

  • Turkey condemns Sukma Naxal attack
    Ankara [Turkey], April 25 : Turkey on Tuesday condemned the Sukma Naxal attack where 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed.

  • Agra violence is worst ever after Independence: Akhilesh
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 25 : After the members of Bajrang Dal, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and other groups ransacked the police stations and hurled stones on policemen demanding release of five men in Agra, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday asserted that this incident is the worst ever after Independence.

  • MP: Traffic cops assault senior citizen
    Indore (Madhya Pradesh) , April 25 : In a shocking incident, a senior citizen was allegedly thrashed by three traffic police personnel for breaking traffic rules in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district.

  • Sharif mulling filing review petition on Panama verdict
    Islamabad [Pakistan], April 25 : Lawyers of the Sharif family are reportedly considering the option of whether to file a review petition or not against the Pakistan Supreme Court's decision in the Panamagate case as they fear its strong observations might prejudice the investigation of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT).

  • Won't tolerate Alwar lynching-like incidents: Raje
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Apr 25 : Days after a 55-year-old dairy farmer died after allegedly being attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday said such incidents will not be tolerated in her state.

  • BJP announces Rs. 30 lakh compensation for slain CRPF personnel from UP
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 25 : Strongly condemning Sukma Naxal attack that claimed the lives of 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shrikant Sharma on Tuesday asserted that Rs. 30 lakh compensation will be given to the kin of the personnel who were killed in the attack.

  • Israel Envoy to India condoles kin of 25 slain CRPF personnel
    New Delhi , Apr 25 : Expressing his heartfelt condolence to the families of the 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel killed in the encounter with Naxals that took place in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, Israel Envoy to India Daniel Carmon on Tuesday said that he is saddened and concerned with the incident.

  • CRPF concerned over Kashmir stone pelting incidents
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 25 : A video showing school girls indulging in stone pelting led Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Inspector General Ravi Deep Sahi to express concern over the incident.

  • Nepali Congress unveils poll manifesto
    Kathmandu [Nepal], April 25 : Nepal's largest political party in the Parliament, the Nepali Congress on Tuesday unveiled its election manifesto with a focus on economic prosperity.

  • J-K: Muslims offer prayers at Hazratbal shrine to bring peace
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 25 : Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims offered prayers on Tuesday at the Hazratbal shrine on the occasion of 'Meraj-ul-Alam' to overcome problems caused due to the present turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.

  • Mamata announces job for kin of three slain CRPF jawans
    Cooch Behar (West Bengal) Apr 25 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the state government will give jobs to one family member of the three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans who were killed in the Sukma attack.

  • Farmers demand will soon be answered says M.K. Stalin shutdown in TN
    Thiruvarur (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 25 : Hours after M.K. Stalin called for a one-day shutdown in Tamil Nadu for the drought-hit farmers, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) working president has asserted that the shutdown was a huge success.

  • Ansari meets Armenian PM Karapetyan
    Yerevan [Armenia], April 25 : Vice President Hamid Ansari met Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan on Tuesday.