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  • Delhi court grants bail to two in 1981 Air India hijacking case
    New Delhi , Jul 20 : A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to two people accused of hijacking an Air India plane in 1981.

  • Kangana 'thrilled' to have battle scar on face!
    New Delhi , July 20 : Kanagana Ranaut escaped a near-fatal accident while shooting an intense sword fighting scene for her upcoming film 'Manikarnika- The Queen of Jhansi.'

  • Audi ad likening women to used cars backfires in China
    New Delhi , July 20 : Oppression is a serious issue in our society, which has recently been portayed in a commercial of Audi in China.

  • Ram Nath Kovind declared 14th President of India
    New Delhi , July 20 : National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has been declared as the 14th President of India.

  • PM Modi expresses grief over bus accident in Himachal
    New Delhi , July 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took to Twitter to express grief over the bus accident in Himachal Pradesh's Simla which killed 28 people and left nine injured.

  • PM Modi needs to propose steps, assure country on China: Congress
    New Delhi , July 20 : Hours after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Rajya Sabha that India is alert in terms of security as far as China is concerned, the Congress on Thursday said it would like the nation to know what the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi propose to do regarding the situation.

  • Pro-Kannada activists demand existence of old flag, condemn setting up of committee
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , July 20 : The pro-Kannada activists on Thursday demanded the old flag of the state to continue, while condemning the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) opposition to a Karnataka flag.

  • The poorer a child is, the more disruptive is his behaviour
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : Children experiencing poverty suffer greater behavioural problems, according to a recent study.

  • Malegaon blast case: Plea filed in SC against bail granted to Sadhvi Pragya
    New Delhi , July 20 : A plea was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday against the bail granted to accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

  • Ducati launches the all new Scrambler Desert Sled in India
    New Delhi , July 20 : Ducati India on Thursday announced the launch of the Scrambler Desert Sled. Drawing its inspiration from the off-road bikes of the '60s and '70s that made US motorcycling history in the mountains and deserts of California, the Scrambler Desert Sled offers a unique incomparable style.

  • DMK says AIADMK should demand NEET exemption before extending support to NDA VP nominee
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , July 20 : While apprising of conducting a human chain protest all across Tamil Nadu against the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Thursday demanded that if the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) is tendering its support to the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Vice-Presidential nominee, then it should also demand exemption from the medical entrance exam from the Centre.

  • Flashfloods triggered by Cloud Burst in Kashmir
    Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) , July 20 : Six people have been killed and several structures were destroyed as flash floods wreaked havoc in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Thursday.

  • Pak summons Indian diplomat over alleged ceasefire violations
    Islamabad [Pakistan], July 20 : India's Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan J P Singh was summoned by the Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday for second day in a row to register Islamabad's protest against India's alleged ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC).

  • Celebrations start in Kovind's village ahead of Presidential polls result
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , July 20 : Celebrations in National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Ram Nath Kovind's village Paraunkh have already started even as the counting for the Presidential polls is underway.

  • Here's how HIV disparities among women can be driven down
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : Interventions that promote healthier sexual behaviour among black women and Latinas can help prevent HIV infections, according to a recent study.

  • Truecaller introduces 'Spam Tab', 'New App Themes' for android users
    New Delhi , July 20 : Truecaller on Thursday rolled out its newest update for Android 8.21 with interface changes for easier access to spam inbox.

  • Chelsea agree deal to sign Real's Morata
    London [UK], July 20 : Chelsea have agreed a deal with Real Madrid over the transfer of Spanish striker Alvaro Morato after agreeing a club record deal worth an initial 58 million pounds.

  • SBL: Haryana Warriors look to secure semi-final berth
    New Delhi , July 20 : Haryana Warriors will look to book their place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Super Boxing League (SBL) when they take on UP Terminators in their last Group A match on Sunday.

  • Protect your gadgets in Monsoon!
    New Delhi , July 20 : Finally the season to get all drenched is here and with it, is the threat for your gadgets.

  • ALE and PGi deliver audio conferencing to maximize the UC and C experience
    New Delhi , July 20 : ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, today announced it is working with PGi, the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration solutions, to deliver integrated high-definition (HD) audio conferencing for its collaborative communications platform, Rainbow.

  • Indiagift Announces its Premium Rakhi Collection for Rakhi Gifts in India, Buy One Get One for a Limited Period
    Gurgaon, July 20: As Rakshabandhan 2017 approaches, Indiagift.in a prominent Indian gifting portal announced its online rakhi gift store.

  • Speakers from ITV, Sky, News Corp, Google and HBO Announced for IBC Cyber Security Forum
    London, United Kingdom, July 20: IBC announces the line-up of speakers for its exclusive event on Cyber Security, part of the new of the C-Tech Forum launched this year.

  • GSMA Announces Additional Keynotes, Programs and Participating Companies for 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA
    Atlanta, United States, July 20: The GSMA provided further updates for the upcoming Mobile World Congress Americas, including several recently confirmed keynote speakers, new programs and events, and additional exhibitors and partners.

  • Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President
    Washington, United States, July 20: Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced that David Braunstein will join TSR as president on July 24.

  • OT-Morpho Joins LoRa Alliance
    PARIS, France, July 20: OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, announces it has joined the LoRaTM Alliance as an official Adopter Member.

  • Pak condemns India's alleged ceasefire violations killing three
    New Delhi , July 20 : Pakistan on Thursday condemned the alleged ceasefire violation by India that killed three including an Army official, M Ilyas, and injured seven others.

  • Rajya Sabha witnesses rebuttal between Centre, Congress over PM Modi, H1B Visa
    New Delhi , July 20 : Countering Congress' claim of no mention of IT professionals in the joint statement issued by India and United States following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that extensive discussion, without using the word 'H1B Visa', took place between the two leaders on its spirit.

  • Russia to supply T-90S tanks to Iraq
    Moscow [Russia], July 20 :; Despite the fact that combat operation in Baghdad were conducted by the U.S., Kremlin announced that Russia will deliver a large batch of T-90S/SK battle tanks to Iraqi armed forces. The Russian hardware will be deployed alongside the U.S. M1A1 Abrams tanks.

  • Revival of holistic Ayurveda in post-pregnancy treatments
    New Delhi , July 20 : Soothika, a Global Prodice brand in Maternal and New Born Baby Care, recognized by the Government of India under Startup India programme (DIPP:1917) and seed funded by KSIDC (Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation) is providing Holistic Pregnancy Care to both the mother and the child by offering Ayurvedic products to heal the post pregnancy problems.

  • Offbeat Places in Ladakh you probably have never seen before
    Somdatta Saha, New Delhi , July 20 : Whenever we talk about Ladhakh, the places that pop up in our mind are Khardung La Pass or Pangong Tso Lake or Nubra Valley or Shanti Stupa.

  • President Kovind carries vast experience to Rashtrapati Bhavan
    New Delhi , July 20 : The 14th President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, carries vast public, social, and political experience to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which will help him better to discharge his duty as the First Citizen of India.

  • 'People trolling Mohammed Shami are wrong, not him', says uncle
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) , July 20 : Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami's uncle on Thursday condemned the social media backlash on Indian seamer for uploading pictures of his daughter's second birthday wherein his wife Hasin Jahan is seen not wearing a hijab, saying that it is the mindset of the people which is wrong and not his nephew.

  • China blocked WhatsApp's images, videos; censors texts too
    Beijing [China], July 20 : As the 19th Congress of China's ruling party is just months away, and the news of the death of Liu Xiaobo, a revolutionary in the Chinese prison has spread a certain furor across the country and the globe, which resulted to the Chinese authorities blocking image and video services sent through WhatsApp.

  • Working with Akshay Kumar in 'Toilet:Ek Prem Katha' was challenging: Sana Khan
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 20 : Actor Sana Khan, who will be making a special appearance in the upcoming flick 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' says, working with versatile actor Akshay Kumar was a wonderful experience.

  • Brits more loyal to their hairdressers than their partners
    London [UK], Jul 20 : Brits show the most loyalty to their hairdressers, a recent report has found.

  • 18 Taliban attackers killed in a massive operation after a suicide attack in Afghanistan
    Kabul [Afghanistan], July 20 : Around 18 Taliban insurgents killed in a massive air and ground operations by Afghanistan security forces in the Helmand province of Afghanistan early Thursday.

  • Sonika Chauhan death case: Hearing on accused's bail plea on July 26
    New Delhi , July 20 : The next hearing of actor Vikram Chatterjee's bail, the accused in the Sonika Chauhan death case, will take place on July 26.

  • Voonik TV brings Video Commerce to India
    New Delhi , July 20 : India's leading personalization-based fashion marketplace Voonik has announced the launch of Voonik TV, where one can watch exciting short-form videos and shop from them, all within the Voonik App.

  • IAAF clears eight more Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes
    Monte Carlo [Monaco], July 20 : The Internationally Association of Neutral Athletes (IAAF) has approved applications of eight Russian athletes to compete in international competition under the neutral flag.

  • DMK passes resolution on fulfilling demands of the protesting farmers
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , July 20 : In a secretary meeting of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), headed by DMK chief M.K. Stalin, the party decided to pass the resolution of fulfilling the demands of the protesting farmers, here on Thursday.

  • Cameroon 'torturing people' accused of Boko Haram: Amnesty International
    London [U.K.], July 20 : Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in Cameroon are being brutally tortured by security forces, London-based human rights organisation Amnesty International said in a new report published on Thursday.

  • Afghanistan exposed Pakistan's anti terror Operation Khyber IV
    Kabul [Afghanistan], July 20 : Afghanistan has accused Pakistan for not launching military operations on the sanctuaries of Taliban and Haqqani network, which are located in the key cities of Pakistan i.e. Peshawar and Quetta. Mocking Pakistan army for launching 'Operation Khyber IV' in the tribal regions of Khyber Agency close to the Durand Line, Afghanistan officials said, "the main centres and sanctuaries of the terrorist groups are located in Pakistan's own cities and not in the tribal regions in Khyber Agency.

  • Casio launches 'MP-12R' calculator for display quotient and remainder function
    New Delhi , July 20 : Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has announced the launch of MP-12R, a calculator with a Remainder Calculation function designed to be useful for warehouse operations.

  • Indio-French scientists develop super touch sensitive material that mimics human touch
    New Delhi , July 20 : A team of Indian and French scientists have developed a touch sensitive material that enhances response rate by thousand times from existing materials.

  • Mayawati's resignation from Rajya Sabha accepted
    New Delhi July 20: Vice President and Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday accepted Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati's resignation from the House after it was submitted in the prescribed format.

  • #SelfieWithDidi celebrates invisible female force of every household
    New Delhi , July 20 : We are all familiar with the age old adage about God creating mothers because He could not be everywhere.

  • North Korea likely to conduct another missile test in 14 days: US intelligence
    New York [U.S.A.], July 20 : : U.S. intelligence agencies have indicated that defiant North Korea is testing components to launch another intercontinental balllistic missile or intermediate range missile test from a submarine within the next 14 days.

  • Does exercise only help men shed those extra kilos?
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : Turns out, women may reap fewer benefits from sweating at the gym than men.

  • Aussies can easily beat Root's side in Ashes: Kerry O'Keeffe
    Melbourne [Australia], July 20 : Former Test spinner Kerry O'Keeffe has expressed his confidence that Australia will easily come out victorious in this summer's Ashes series and that England captain Joe Root will struggle Down Under due to bouncier pitches.

  • New Kakadu find 'rewrites' Australian human history
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : A recent research has found that Australia was colonised about 20,000 years before humans first arrived in Europe.

  • Applancer - World's 1st Decentralized Software Development Outsourcing Platform
    Bangalore, July 20: Been into the news since its inception, Applancer has become a renowned name in IT industry. After continuous enhancements, Applancer has become world's 1st decentralized software development outsourcing platform.

  • Limelight Networks Expands Its Content Delivery Network Capacity in India with Three New Points-of-Presence
    Mumbai, July 20: Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced the opening of three new Points-of-Presence (PoPs) in India.

  • The World Games 2017 Delivered across Europe with SES Video
    Luxembourg, July 20: The 10th edition of the World Games 2017 will be distributed in Europe jointly by SES and ATM System, the official host broadcaster for the multi-sport event.

  • Philip Morris International General Counsel Gives Expert Testimony at U.S. Commission Hearing on Global Threats Posed by Illicit Tobacco
    Lausanne, Switzerland, July 20: Marc Firestone, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Philip Morris International (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM), appeared as an invited witness before the Commission on Security and Cooperation to offer expert testimony in support of the Commission's objective of addressing the security and economic threats posed by the illicit trade in tobacco. The hearing was held on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The Commission is a bipartisan body of the United States Congress with representation from the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. "PMI has a clear business imperative to combat the problem of the illegal tobacco trade and ensure our products are legally sold in the market for which they are intended," Mr. Firestone stated. He highlighted that the global illicit tobacco trade annually deprives governments of 40-50 billion USD in lost tax revenue, a figure greater than that of the illicit trade in oil, wildlife, timber, arts and antiquities, and conflict minerals combined. Mr. Firestone noted that "criminals are the only promoters of the global illegal tobacco trade." "The revenues that governments and law abiding manufacturers like PMI lose every year to the illicit trade in tobacco are huge," Mr. Firestone told Commission members. "However, the threat posed to safety, security, and the rule of law in Europe, the United States and around the globe is where the interests of our company and the concerns of this Commission most pointedly intersect." Mr. Firestone emphasized the critical role cooperation between industry, law enforcement, and government authorities can play in tackling illicit tobacco, and outlined a series of concrete measures that these groups could take to further reduce the flow of illicit tobacco worldwide. Joining Mr. Firestone on the expert panel were Dr. Louise Shelley, founder and executive director of the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center at George Mason University, and Prof. David Sweanor, an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa and global tobacco control policy expert.

  • Finstar to Invest USD150 Millon in Fintech
    London, United Kingdom, July 20: Finstar Financial Group will invest USD150 million into new financial technology startups over the next five years, Oleg Boyko, the Chairman of Finstar, has confirmed.

  • Tamil Nadu Mango farmers install Covestro's Green House solar dryers for additional revenues
    Chennai, July 20: Covestro, one of the world's largest polymer companies, along with Vivunes an organisation based at Chennai focused on green energy, has successfully helped an entire community of 70 farmers in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri find additional source of revenue.

  • Afghanistan: Three policemen killed, one injured in Taliban ambush
    Kabul [Afghanistan], July 20 : At least three policemen were killed and one was injured in an ambush by the Taliban, while the policemen were patrolling on Wednesday in Afghanistan's Logar province.

  • Talent, not nepotism helps you survive in industry: Ayushmann Khurrana
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 20 : Expressing his views on nepotism, actor Ayushmann Khurrana recently said that it doesn't matter whether or not a person is a star kid as talent is all it takes to survive in the film industry.

  • Nations with India on Doklam stand-off: Sushma Swaraj in RS
    New Delhi , July 20 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that all the countries, including Bhutan, are with India on the issue of the Dokhlam stand-off.

  • NASA's HERA XIII crew returns home to slumber
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : After 45 days in NASA's Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), the four-man crew can hardly hold their eyes open.