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  • India takes up Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nathu La issue with China
    New Delhi , June 23 : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday confirmed that the pilgrims visiting Kailash Mansarovar through Nathu-la in Sikkim faced some difficulties from the Chinese side, adding the issue is being discussed with them.

  • Kumble's exit won't have affect India's performance: Kohli's childhood coach
    New Delhi , June 23 : Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma on Friday said the Indian cricket team won't be affected by the absence of Anil Kumble during the first one-day international against the West Indies being played in Port Spain today.

  • WB Govt. honoured with UN Public Service Award for Kanyashree Prakalpa
    The Hague [Netherlands], June 23 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday received the highest prize in United Nations Public Service Award for the state government's Kanyashree Prakalpa (Girl Child) scheme in The Hague, Netherlands.

  • ED registers case against terror outfits, Hurriyat
    New Delhi , June 23 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday registered a case against Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed and members of Hurriyat Conference, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and Dukhtaran-e-Millat under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

  • South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea
    Seoul [South Korea], June 23 : South Korea on Friday conducted a missile test aimed at sending warning to North Korea's repeated provocations.

  • PM Modi to boost trade, security ties during three-nation tour
    New Delhi , June 23 : A day ahead of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he intends to strengthen ties will all the three nations - Portugal, The Netherlands, and the United States.

  • Parachinar blasts death toll rises to 25, 100 injured
    Parachinar (Kurram Agency) [Pakistan], June 23 : At least 25 people have been killed and over 100 injured in two subsequent explosions at a densely populated area of Kurram Agency's Parachinar city Friday evening.

  • CBSE tell Delhi HC it will re-evaluate answer sheets of students who have asked for it'
    New Delhi , June 23 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday told the Delhi High Court that it will re-evaluate the answer sheets of students who have asked for it.

  • ONGC facilitates startups under government's flagship programme
    Mumbai , June 23 : The ONGC has launched the 'ONGC Start-Up Fund' on 14th August 2016. ONGC, SINE and IIT Bombay entered into a MoU to work together for incubating innovative ideas and business Start-Ups in the Energy Sector at the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) of IIT Bombay.

  • National Conference condemns lynching of Kashmir police officer
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 23 : The spokesperson of the National Conference (NC), Junaid Matoo, on Friday expressed shock and anguish over the brutal killing of a deputy superintendent of police in Srinagar and said that this act of barbarism should be condemned unequivocally by all.

  • Chouhan asks Centre to purchase bumper crops
    New Delhi , June 23 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday said the Centre has given an assurance that it will buy onions and various kinds of lentils from farmers in the wake of a price fall and a 20 percent agriculture growth in the state this year.

  • Hyderabad Police arrests 22-yr-old ISIS sympathizer
    Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , June 23 : A 22 year-old was arrested by the Hyderabad Police on Friday on the suspect of being an ISIS sympathiser and attempting to carry out subversive activities in the country.

  • ShopClues rolls out GST compliance services for over 6, 00,000 MSME merchants
    New Delhi , June 23 : India's first and largest marketplace ShopClues is introducing several merchant initiatives and workshops nationwide to have a smooth transition to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) framework.

  • European Union to continue fight against climate change
    Strasbourg [France], June 23 : The European Council on Thursday reiterated its commitment to fully implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, adding that the agreement remains a keystone in global efforts to effectively tackle climate change, and therefore, cannot be renegotiated.

  • Security cover given to Mirwaiz should be revoked: Swamy
    New Delhi , June 23 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday questioned the need for providing security to Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

  • High time for Kashmiris to repel militancy, say experts
    New Delhi , June 23 : The lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith in Srinagar prompted defence experts to unanimously demand that the people of Jammu and Kashmir repel militancy and combat terrorism head on.

  • GJM leader Gurung urges action against police for firing teargas shells
    Darjeeling (West Bengal), June 23 : The recent teargas shell firing by police in Darjeeling, West Bengal, prompted Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung to ask the relevant authorities to charge Darjeeling's Superintendent of Police (SP), Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) and the district magistrate (DM) for ordering the action.

  • Saina Nehwal crashes out of Australian Open Super Series
    New Delhi , June 23 : Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Australian Open Super Series on Friday.

  • Indian mission in Hungary hosts 3-day "Ganga-Danube: Cultural Festival of India"
    Budapest [Hungary], June 23 : The Embassy of India is hosting a three-day second edition of the "Ganga-Danube: Cultural Festival of India" and Third International Day of Yoga in 15 cities of Hungary from June 23 to June 25.

  • Saudi Arabia makes 13 demands to Qatar for ending blockade
    London [U.K.], June 23 : Saudi Arabia has handed down a list of 13 demands to Qatar as the price for lifting blockade on trade and diplomatic embargo.

  • Students of Chennais Amirta to visit Malaysia on a free educational trip
    New Delhi , June 23 : As many as 150 students have been awarded a free trip to Malaysia by Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management, a leading name in hospitality education and winner of 'Award of Excellence' from the hands of President of India.

  • Maybe sex doesn't sell after all
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 23 : The ad world has sworn by the old cliche "sex sells" for years, but it turns out, this might not be all that accurate.

  • Pakistan exporting terror through the border with Iran
    Dubai [U.A.E], June 23 : Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepted on June 21 that the Pakistani Air Force had struck down an Iranian drone on June 19, as it flew around four kilometers inside Pakistani territory in the Panjgur sector along the Pakistan-Iran border.

  • Lynching of Kashmir cop reflects 'utter failure' of BJP-PDP Govt: CPM
    New Delhi , June 23 : The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) on Friday dubbed the lynching of Jammu and Kashmir policeman Mohammed Ayub Pandith as a barbaric incident, while cornering the Bharatiya Janata Party-People's Democratic Party (BJP-PDP) Government for failing to control the situation.

  • Punjab Assembly amends Excise Act, allows hotels on highways to serve liquor
    Chandigarh (Punjab) , June 23 : The Punjab Assembly on Friday passed an amendment that allows hotels, restaurants and clubs on the highway to serving liquor.

  • OnePlus 5 launches in India; available at Rs. 32,999, Rs. 37,999 respectively
    New Delhi , June 23 : Global mobile technology company OnePlus on Thursday launched its most awaited flagship 'OnePlus 5' in India priced at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version and Rs. 37,999 for 88GB RAM and 128GB storage version.

  • Finsbury Park mosque attacker charged with terrorism-related murder
    London [UK], June 23 : Finsbury Park mosque attacker Darren Osborne has been charged with terrorism-related offences, said London police.

  • Karan Johar talks about the girl who made him cry
    New Delhi , June 23 : When the most celebrated host of the nation is on the other side of the table and being asked questions, what sets in, is a fun, entertaining and inquisitive ambience.

  • Pakistan's concept of Sharia has nothing to do with Islam, says Shiraz Ahmad
    New Delhi , June 23 : "Pakistan's concept of Sharia has nothing to do with Islam," said Shiraz Ahmad in his address at a seminar on "Human Rights abuses in Pakistan" organised by the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in collaboration with the Asian-Eurasian Human Rights Forum.

  • Flintobox clocks Rs. 13 cr in revenue; launches FlintoClass for pre-schools
    New Delhi , June 23 : Flintobox has announced the launch of Flintoclass, a comprehensive product which aims to power the independent and unbranded preschools to deliver high quality early learning program for kids. Founded in 2013, the Chennai based startup turns profitable this year, registering a revenue of 13 crores.

  • RJD worker says was thrashed, humiliated by Tej Pratap during Iftar party
    Patna (Bihar) , June 23 : A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) worker was allegedly thrashed and beaten by state Health Minister and party member Tej Pratap Yadav on the suspicion of being a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) 'agent'.

  • India, Russia sign roadmap to boost bilateral military cooperation
    Moscow [Russia], June 23 : The meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation concluded here on Friday, in which Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and his Russian counterpart General Sergey Shoigu signed a roadmap for boosting bilateral military cooperation.

  • Haryana: Man murdered after argument over seat in train
    Palwal (Haryana) , June 23 : A man was murdered after a scuffle broke out in a train over a seat in Haryana's Palwal, said the police on Friday.

  • Rajasthan quota agitation: Jat leader wants assurance from Govt. 'in writing'
    Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 23 : After Jat protestors in Rajasthan blocked railway tracks seeking OBC quota reservation for the community belonging to Dholpur and Bharatpur districts, Jat leader Vishvendra Singh on Friday stated that if government was willing to provide reservation, it should be given in writing.

  • Application deadline for Team India Head Coach extended till July 9
    New Delhi , June 23 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday extended the deadline to apply for the post of Team India Head Coach till July 9.

  • Lalu brand ambassador of 'Jungle Raj', says Giriraj Singh
    New Delhi , June 23 : Minister of State for Micro Small and Medium Enterises Giriraj Singh has described Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar chief Minister Lalu Yadav as the "brand ambassador of Jungle Raj".

  • 'Bihar ki beti' Meira nominated to lose: Nitish Kumar
    Patna (Bihar) , June 23 : Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said 'Bihar ki beti' Meira Kumar has been nominated as the Presidential candidate by the Opposition only to lose.

  • Kovind is supported by the majority, his victory is sure: Naidu
    New Delhi , June 23 : Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday stressed that Centre's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind has the backing of all NDA partners and his victory is assured

  • Taliban chief warns U.S. that troop surge in Afghanistan will be a 'mistake'
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 23 : The leader of Afghanistan's Taliban, Mawlavi Haibatullah Akhundzada, has warned the United States that it will be "making a mistake" by increasing its troop strength to combat insurgents.

  • Railways call on Jats to end their protest
    New Delhi , June 23 : A railway official on Friday said that the ongoing Jat protest was hindering movement of railway traffic and causing a hindrance to passengers.

  • NDA's GST format is complicated: Congress
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 23 : With a week left for Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be implemented, the Congress Party on Friday said the NDA government's 'uniform tax regime' is complicated and will cause trouble in the future.

  • Meira's nomination Oppn.'s strategy to divide Dalits: Adityanath
    New Delhi , June 23 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said the Opposition parties named Meira Kumar as their Presidential nominee to "divide and disrespect Dalits."

  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Argument on quantum of sentence adjourned till June 27
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 23 : The argument for deciding the quantum of sentence for the 1993 Mumbai serial blast case accused was deferred till June 27 by a Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court on Friday.

  • European Energy Leaders Discuss Solar Powering Digital Energy
    Brussels [Belgium], June 23 : European energy leaders recently came together for the 'Solar Power Dialogues',to discuss the incredible achievements of solar and how solar is driving the digitalisation of the European energy transition.

  • Bihar protesters vandalise railway station over demand for jobs
    Nalanda (Bihar) , June 23 : Students vandalised the Sharif Railway Station in Bihar's Nalanda district on Friday over a demand for jobs in the Indian Railways.

  • Second air cargo flight from Afghanistan to arrive in India tomorrow
    New Delhi , June 23 : The second air cargo flight carrying 10 MTs of fresh fruits and 30 MTs of vegetable and medicinal plants from Kandahar, Afghanistan will arrive in New Delhi on June 24, 2017.

  • Pak: 10 killed in twin explosions in Shia dominated Parachinar
    Parachinar (Kurram Agency) [Pakistan], June 23 : At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in two separate explosions in a densely populated area of Parachinar in Kurram Agency on Friday.

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    Hyderabad (Telangana) , June 23 : The Hyderabad branch of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a supplementary charge sheet before the NIA Special Court against one of the accused namely Mohammed Irfan for his alleged role in the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror conspiracy module.

  • Malika Haqq gushes over BFF Khloe K, Tristan Thompson's 'effortless' relationship
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 23 : Looks like, Khloe Kardashian's beau Tristan Thompson was able to pass the best friend test and gain Malika Haqq's seal of approval.

  • India vs West Indies 1st ODI: WI win toss, opt to bowl
    Port of Spain [West Indies], June 23 : West Indies has won the toss and elected to bowl against the Indian side in the opening ODI of the five-match series at the Queen's Park Oval here on Friday.

  • Grenfell Tower fire caused by faulty fridge, reveals probe
    London [UK], June 23 : Investigation has revealed that the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, which has claimed at least 79 lives, was started by a Hotpoint fridge-freezer before spreading to the building's combustible cladding.

  • 'Sachin: A Billion Dream' creates one more record
    New Delhi , June 23 : 'Sachin: A Billion Dream' creates a record just like the master blaster himself. It is the first ever docu-drama to cross 50 million.

  • Viv Richards, Chappell call for revival of international cricket in Pak
    Karachi [Pakistan], June 23 : Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell and legendary West Indies cricketer Vivian Richards has called for return of international cricket in Pakistan, saying that the crowd and players are starved of watching the game in their own country.

  • BJP accuses Congress of politicising farmers' deaths, protests
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , June 23 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday expressed displeasure over the way the Congress has been reacting to the farmers' deaths and protests in Madhya Pradesh, adding that the grand old party was "simply taking advantage of the whole situation" and politicising it.

  • Prabhas to work with Sajid Nadiadwala?
    New Delhi , June 23 : A little birdie chirped that Prabhas had a meeting with filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala. Is something cooking in the BTown?

  • Seminar held on rights abuse in Pakistan
    New Delhi , June 23 : A seminar on "Human Rights abuses in Pakistan" was organised by the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in collaboration with Asian-Eurasian Human Rights Forum today.

  • BNI India spreads its wings to over seventy cities
    New Delhi , June 23 : US-based BNI, World's largest and most successful business networking organization widens its reach across the country, through its participation in Master Franchise Show 2017, taking place in New Delhi on June 24 and 25.

  • Raval, de Grandhomme, Broom earn NZ central contracts
    Wellington [New Zealand], June 23 : New Zealand opening batsman Jeet Raval, all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and batsman Neil Broom have all been given central contracts for the 2017-18 international season.

  • Older than 60, younger than 8 to get 10 percent rebate in passport fee
    New Delhi June 23 : The External Affairs Ministry on Friday announced ten percent rebate on passport fee for applicants who are either older than 60 years or younger than eight years.

  • Talentedge, Kantar identifies emerging trends to 'career future' of Young India
    New Delhi , June 23 : India's leading Ed-Tech firm Talentedge in association with Kantar TNS unveiled the results of their latest Young India study, which identified the emerging trends pertaining to 'career future' of Young India.