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  • Scientists understand the formation of sun's spicules
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : To understand the formation of abundant jets of plasma in the Sun's atmosphere (called spicules), researchers have, for the first time, built a model.

  • Saif Ali Khan's 'Kaalakaandi' gets a September release date
    New Delhi , June 23 : Saif Ali Khan's dark comedy 'Kaalakaandi' has a release date now.

  • Dear parents, starting school young can affect child's wellbeing
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : Parents, take note! A new research has shown starting school early could have a negative impact on child's wellbeing.

  • HWL semis: Indian eves pumped up after 'high altitude training'
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , June 23 : The Indian women's hockey team are all set for the upcoming Hockey World league (HWL) Semi-Finals in Johannesburg, after a three-week long high altitude training camp at Shilaroo in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh.

  • Chandrababu Naidu 'purchasing' votes: CPI
    Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) , June 23 : Communist Party of India (CPI) state secretary K Ramakrishna slammed Andhra Pradesh (AP) Chief Minister (CM) N Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly purchasing votes during elections.

  • Don't eat but sleep, to beat office blues!
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : Stressful day at work leads to binge-eating at night. A new study suggests a good night's sleep can serve as a protecting factor between job stress and unhealthy eating in the evening.

  • Bill Cosby to educate young people about sexual abuse laws
    New York [USA], June 23 : After getting a mistrial in the case in which a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her, Bill Cosby is now planning to host town halls to educate young people on sexual assault laws to protect themselves against false charges.

  • Balochistan: 5 killed in blast near IGP office in Quetta
    Lahore [Pakistan], June 23 : As many as five people have been killed and 14 wounded in a powerful explosion in Balochistan provincial capital Quetta, near the office of IGP on Gulistan Road early Friday.

  • Late 'crocodile hunter' Steve Irwin to get Hollywood Walk of Fame star
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : The Hollywood Walk of Fame's class of 2018 has been revealed and it just got more star-studded than ever.

  • Pak BAT attack: We are alert, ready for any situation, assures BSF
    New Delhi , June 23 : After the Pakistani troops carried out an attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector, killing two Indian jawans, Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF) K K Sharma assured that the jawans are alert and ready to face any situation.

  • Raghu Dixit, Euphoria, Rabbi Shergill come together for musical event
    New Delhi , June 23 : Here's a treat for all music lovers! Get ready to tap to the tunes of The Raghu Dixit Project, Best Kept Secret, Rabbi Shergill, DJ Teri Miko, DJ Paroma, Hari and Sukhmani and Euphoria, who will perform at the third edition of the World Music Day Fest 2017.

  • Presidential election: PM Modi to accompany Kovind for filing nomination
    New Delhi , June 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will accompany National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind to the Parliament House today to file his nomination to be the 15th President of India.

  • Denzel Washington's legal drama gets a new title
    Los Angeles [USA], June 23 : Sony's upcoming legal drama starring Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell has a new title now.

  • Srinagar: Cop films stone-pelting mob, gets lynched to death
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 23 : A person who was lynched to death by a violent mob in downtown Srinagar last night, has been identified as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith in Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP).

  • Urgent need for youth to realise importance of yoga: Subhash Ghai
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 23 : Renowned filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who celebrated Yoga Day in his acting and filmmaking institute, stressed upon the importance of yoga for youth.

  • Intensive BP lowering reduces chronic kidney disease patients' risks of premature dying
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : According to a recent clinical trial, intensive blood pressure lowering benefits patients with chronic kidney disease.

  • Delhi: Man claims 'ghost' made him chop daughter's ear
    New Delhi June 23 : A man allegedly chopped off his daughter's ears and claimed that a ghost threatened to take her away if he did not follow the orders.

  • European Council reiterates its commitment in fight against terrorism
    Brussels [Belgium], June 23 : The European Council has reiterated its commitment in fight against terrorism, hatred and violent extremism.

  • Women's WC warm-up: Mooney stars in Australia's victory over Pakistan
    London [UK], June 23 : Beth Mooney top scored for Australia as it eased past Pakistan by eight wickets in its final warm-up match ahead of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 on Thursday.

  • John Podesta likely to be interviewed by House Intelligence Committee next week
    Washington D.C. [United States], June 23 : Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman John Podesta is likely to be interviewed by the House intelligence committee next week.

  • Jadhav's confession video shows the torture inflicted upon him: Defence experts
    Nagpur (Maharashtra) , June 23 : As India maintains that the second confession video of ex-naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav released by Pakistan is doctored, the defence experts on Friday opined the same, adding that the video shows the extent to which the alleged Indian spy was tortured to say all that.

  • Death toll in car bombing outside New Kabul Bank rises to 34
    Kabul [Afghanistan], June 23 : The death toll in a suicide attack outside New Kabul Bank branch in Afghanistan's Lashkargah has risen to 34.

  • Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill
    Washington D.C. [United States], June 23 : Four conservative Republican senators have announced that they will not vote for the current version of GOP bill repealing ObamaCare.

  • Meira Kumar a better candidate than Ramnath Kovind: Ramgopal Yadav
    New Delhi , June 23 : Post the end-moment announcement of the presidential nominee by the Opposition, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav-faction member Ramgopal Yadav on Friday said Meira Kumar is a better candidate than NDA Government's presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind.

  • Murray's reign as World No. 1 is under threat, believes Federer
    London [UK], June 23 : 18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer feels that Andy Murray's reign as the world number one is under serious threat for the rest of the summer.

  • May vows to let EU citizens stay in UK after Brexit
    London [UK], June 23 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the European Union (EU) leaders that the EU citizens, who had arrived lawfully before the Brexit, would be given a new 'settled status' allowing them to stay in Britain if they have lived here five years.

  • Delhi HC to continue hearing dengue, chikungunya matter
    New Delhi , June 23 : The Delhi High Court will on Friday continue hearing several petitions seeking action by the Delhi Government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya.

  • Attempts to exert pressure on Moscow through sanctions 'pointless': Russian FM
    Moscow [Russia], June 23 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has termed the attempts to exert pressure on Moscow through sanctions as 'pointless'.

  • Telangana: 18-month-old girl falls into borewell, rescue ops underway
    Vikarabad (Telangana) , June 23 : In a tragic incident, an 18-month-old girl accidentally fell into a 40-feet deep open borewell in Ikkareddiguda village of Telangana's Vikarabad.

  • Manufactured facts cannot alter reality: India on Jadhav's new confessional video
    New Delhi , June 23 : Hours after Pakistan's Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) released a statement in which it said that a mercy petition has been filed by alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa against his death sentence, India has said that it brings out the lack of transparency and farcical nature of proceedings against the Indian national on concocted charges.

  • U.S. Congressmen introduce Bill revoking Pakistan's MNNA status
    Washington [U.S.] , June 23 :Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington, two influential U.S. Congressmen have introduced a bill revoking Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA), saying Islamabad's "treachery" has led to the deaths of too many American citizens.

  • Feeling grumpy? Blame summer heat
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : Next time people accuse you of being unhelpful or moody, put the blame on hot weather!

  • Amy Poehler thinks Day-Lewis will return.as someone else!
    Los Angeles, June 23 : While the whole world is upset over Daniel Day-Lewis retiring from acting, comedian-turned-actress Amy Poehler feels that Day-Lewis is going to return as another actor.

  • Benami land deals: Lalu reiterates innocence, accuses PM Modi of 'conspiracy'
    New Delhi , June 23 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday asserted that the Income Tax department inquiry in connection of the ownership of Benami properties is a conspiracy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against him.

  • No one in royal family wants to wear the crown: Prince Harry
    London[U.K.], June 23 : : Prince Harry, who is the fifth in line to the British throne, has given a controversial statement that no one in the royal family really wants to take over the job of a monarch.

  • U.S. keen on tapping Punjab's solar power sector
    Karachi [Pakistan], June 23 : Owing to the development of Punjab's energy sector, a delegation led by former US ambassador Teresita C Schaffer expressed their interest in extending cooperation to the Government, particularly with regards to the solar energy faction.

  • Nitish made 'mistake' by supporting Kovind for President: Lalu Prasad
    New Delhi , June 23 : With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar supporting National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday said the former made a 'mistake' by supporting the ruling government, adding that he will try to convince him to rethink on the same.

  • Karnataka: BJP leader hacked to death
    Ballari (Karnataka) , June 23 : A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bandi Ramesh was hacked to death in Karnataka's Ballari last night by unidentified persons at a roadside eatery.

  • North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test
    New York [U.S.], June 23 : Defiant North Korea has conducted another rocket engine test that can be used for an intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM capable enough of reaching the U.S. mainland.

  • Centre confident of Kovind's victory in Presidential polls
    New Delhi June 23 : With the presidential elections approaching, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir on Friday said that all sections of the society are satisfied with the nomination of Ramnath Kovind as the next leader of the nation, adding his selection is certain.

  • ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C38 for 'earth observation'
    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) , June 23 : The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday successfully launched Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) for earth observation from here.

  • Johnny Depp wants to kill Trump?
    London [UK], June 23 : Johnny Depp has made his disdain for President Donald Trump more than clear. But his recent quip has left people wondering if his intentions are a little more than just nefarious.

  • Meira vs Kovind: NCP chides JDU (U), Shiv Sena for 'hasty, immature' decision
    New Delhi June 23 : Post the end-moment announcement of the presidential nominee by the Opposition, senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Friday said that the party member must decide in a non-political way between Meira Kumar and Ramnath Kovind as who would serve as a better leader, adding the decision should favour Kumar.

  • This long weekend, here's where you can head for getaway
    New Delhi , June 23 : Long weekends are perfectly designed for short trips. Extricate the webs of your mundane life and zip off to amazing locations in the country.

  • Ahead of Modi-Trump meet, U.S expresses eagerness in strengthening ties with India
    Washington [U.S.], June23 : Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Donald Trump for the first time in Washington, the State Department has said that United States is looking forward to strengthen its ties with India

  • Zydus Wellness announces national launch of Sugar Free Green
    New Delhi , June 23 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Sugar Free, the market leader in the sugar substitute category in India with a market share of over 94 percent, announced the national launch of its new variant - Sugar Free Green.

  • Sridevi clarifies comment on daughter Jhanvi Kapoor
    New Delhi , June 23 : Bollywood diva Sridevi received some angry reactions for saying she would prefer her daughter Jhanvi Kapoor to get married rather than pursuing an acting career, but now the actress has issued a clarification on her comment.

  • J-K: Pistol-carrying man injures locals, gets lynched to death
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 23 : A person was lynched to death by a violent mob in downtown Srinagar last night.

  • Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer
    Kazan [Russia], June 23 : Star forward Alexis Sanchez on Thursday became Chile's all-time leading scorer during his side's 1-1 draw against Germany at the Confederations Cup.

  • Have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer: Kohli
    Port of Spain [West Indies], June 23 : India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday asserted that he and the whole team have a huge respect for former head coach Anil Kumble's achievements as a cricketer.

  • Naidu should apologise to farmers for his 'unfortunate' statement: Congress
    New Delhi , June 23 : Terming Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu's loan waiver has become a fashion now' statement as 'unfortunate', the Congress Party on Friday said that the former should apologise to the farmers.

  • Trump reaffirms commitment to build Mexico Wall
    New Delhi , June 23 : United States President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his commitment to build the Mexico Wall.

  • We should not be compared to male cricketers, says Mithali Raj
    London [UK], June 23 : India women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj has asserted that female cricketers should not be compared to their male counterparts.

  • Congress using Meira Kumar as 'sacrificial goat': BJP
    New Delhi/Bengaluru (Karnataka) , June 23 : A confident Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday, while maintaining that the NDA Government's presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind will win with majority, said that the Congress Party is using Meira Kumar as a 'sacrificial goat' in this election.

  • Liverpool complete 34.3m pound signing of Mohamed Salah
    London [UK], June 23 : Liverpool have announced the signing of Roma's former Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah on a five-year deal.

  • MP: Youth thrashed by villagers for having alleged affair with married woman
    Satna (Madhya Pradesh) , June 23 : In a shocking incident, a youth and his alleged lover were thrashed by villagers in Satna's Rampur area of Madhya Pradesh.

  • PWD scam: Delhi court to hear plea against Kejriwal
    New Delhi June 23 : The Tis Hazari Court will on Friday continue hearing a plea against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his brother-in-law in a case of alleged nepotism by favouring his relative in granting a contract to him for which fake bills worth crores were submitted in the Public Works Department (PWD).

  • Higher education to play pivotal role in bridging India's skill gap: IBM study
    New Delhi , June 23 : IBM has announced a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit, to evaluate India's growing skills challenge and proposed recommendations to bridge the gap.

  • 7th Senior National Hockey C'ship 'A' Division: Punjab beat UP 4-0 in quarters
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , June 23 : Hockey Punjab defeated Uttar Pradesh 4-0 in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Hockey India 7th Senior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'A' Division on Thursday.

  • HWL Semi-Final: Malaysia cause upset win; beat India 3-2
    London [UK], June 23 : Malaysia came up with a brave performance to put India out of the podium finish at the Hockey World League Semi Final with a 3-2 win here on Thursday.