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  • H1B part of Trump's desire to overhaul entire immigration system: Dr. Aparna Pande
    Washington D.C. [United States], June 24 : Director of India initiative at Hudson Institute Dr. Aparna Pande has said that H1B visa is a part of United States President Donald Trump's desire to overhaul the entire immigration system of the country.

  • Death toll in Parachinar twin blasts reaches over 50
    Parachinar (Kurram Agency) [Pakistan] June 24 : The death toll in Friday's twin blasts in one of the busiest neighbourhoods in Kurram Agency's Parachinar rose to 57 on Saturday.

  • Hockey World League Semi-Final: India crushes Pakistan with convincing 6-1 win
    London [United Kingdom], June 24 : The Indian Men's Hockey team scored a convincing 6-1 win against Pakistan in the classification match of the Hero Hockey World League Semi Final here on Saturday.

  • Two security personnel killed, three injured in Sukma operation against Naxals
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , June 24 : Two security personnel were killed and three injured in an exchange of fire with Naxals in Sukma on Saturday.

  • J-K: Terrorist strike kills CRPF SI, injures two jawans
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 24 : One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sub-Inspector lost his life and two jawans got injured after terrorists attacked their vehicle near Srinagar.

  • APCC demands revival of APCMUHIS
    Pradeep Kumar, Itanagar [Arunachal Pradesh], June 24 : Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) took a dig at the ruling Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) state government for its contradictory policy and demanded the immediate reintroduction of the Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister's Universal Health Insurance Scheme (APCMUHIS).

  • Charlie Sheen sued again for allegedly exposing ex to HIV
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : Another former girlfriend of American actor Charlie Sheen has filed a lawsuit against him for allegedly exposing her to the deadly human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

  • PM Modi arrives in Portugal on first leg of three-nation tour
    Lisbon [Portugal], June 24 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Lisbon, Portugal on the first leg of his three-nation tour on Saturday.

  • DRI's Mumbai branch arrests one, recovers gold, dark metallic powder
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 24 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday arrested a person and recovered five kilograms of gold and 1.5 kilograms of dark metallic powder, worth Rs.1.7 crores, from the air cargo complex here.

  • Ballabhgarh murder accused sent on three-day police remand
    Palwal (Haryana) , June 24 : The accused arrested in connection with Ballabhgarh murder case was sent to three-day police remand on Saturday.

  • ICC Women's World Cup first global sports event to launch special Twitter emojis for captains
    Dubai [U.A.E.], June 24 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the ICC Women's World Cup will be the first global sports event to launch special Twitter emojis for captains as part of an unprecedented level of digital coverage for the women's game.

  • Srikanth vows to play his best in Australian Open final
    New Delhi , June 24 : India's hopeful Kidambi Srikanth, who is set to take on Chen Long in the Australian Open Super Series final, has described his Chinese opponent as 'tough', and said that he would play his usual and would not succumb to the pressure of finale.

  • Cricket Australia confirms pre-Bangladesh tour camp
    Melbourne [Australia], June 24 : Cricket Australia on Saturday confirmed that the national cricket team will undergo a week-long camp at Darwin before moving to Bangladesh for a two Test series in August.

  • Modi's visit to U.S. of great significance, says defence expert
    New Delhi , June 24 : Defence expert Praful Bakshi on Saturday said the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump would be of great significance.

  • Here's why following a friend in a car is risky
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Drivers who follow another car to a destination are more likely to drive dangerously, according to a recent study.

  • The 'Indian connection' will reflect in Modi-Costa talks
    Lisbon [Portugal], June 24 : The Indian connection of Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio

  • Rhino horn, Tokay Gecko worth over Rs two crore seized in WB
    Alipurduar (West Bengal) , June 24 : The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and forest department in a joint operation arrested a person with a Rhino horn and Tokay Gecko worth over Rs two crore.

  • Film actors joining politics ruined Tamil Nadu: Swamy
    New Delhi , June 24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday took a jibe at Rajinikanth, who recently expressed his intentions to join politics, saying Tamil Nadu has been ruined because of film actors joining politics.

  • Bradley Cooper shoots 'A Star is Born' scene at Glastonbury
    Los Angeles [USA], June 24 : Fans at Glastonbury Festival were in for a surprise when Bradley Cooper crashed Kris Kristofferson's set to shoot some scenes of his upcoming movie 'A Star is Born.'

  • W.Bengal girl child scheme receives highest UN public service award
    The Hague [The Netherlands], June 24 : The United Nations has awarded the first prize for public service to the West Bengal Government for its girl child scheme titled "Kanyashree Prakalpa".

  • 24/7 helpline '181' for launched for women in Manipur
    Imphal (Manipur) , June 24 : In a bid to address problems faced by women in Manipur, the Biren Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government has launched a toll free 24/7 helpline number 181 for women in the state.

  • CPEC framework constructed wind energy project starts operation in Pakistan
    Karachi [Pakistan], June 24 : The first harvest wind power project constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework in Pakistan has started commercial operation.

  • Three jawans critical after encounter with Maoists in Sukma
    Sukma (Chhattisgarh) June 24, : Three paramilitary personnel were critically injured on Saturday during an encounter with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Till the last reports came, total five jawans were injured who were evacuated and shifted to hospital.

  • Indian youth selected to represent the nation at United Nations
    New Delhi , June 24 : The UN Summit of 2015 was indeed a historic one; the world leaders adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, the goals didn't come into force until 2016. With the aim of achieving these goals, member countries of UN will deploy efforts to put an end to poverty, eliminate inequalities, and curb climate change.

  • Here's why you should let your kid finger-count
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Turns out, this little piggy can make you a whole lot better at math. According to a recent study, counting on the fingers is the best way to learn.

  • 14 PIA personnel arrested for drug smuggling through planes
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 24 : Fourteen employees of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have reportedly been arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on charges of drug smuggling through PIA aircraft.

  • Brisk walk your way to Alzheimer's prevention
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Want to keep Alzheimer's disease at bay? According to a recent study, you may want to put on those walking shoes and head to a park.

  • Bajaj Electricals partners with IFSC as lead sponsor
    New Delhi , June 24 : India's leading brand of kitchen and domestic appliances Bajaj Electricals has announced its partnership with The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) as a lead sponsor.

  • When victims become assaulters
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Turns out, boyhood violence victims are more likely to commit similar acts on their intimate partners.

  • KNOCKONWOOD wins best design stall for RR Decor at Heimtextil 2017
    New Delhi , June 24 : KNOCKONWOOD, a leading furniture brand on Saturday announced that it has won the prestigious Best Stall Design Award for RR Decor, one of India's leading textile designers and exporters at the renowned Heimtextil 2017 held recently in Delhi from June 20-22, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, which saw over 180 companies participate from around the world.

  • Pantha Chowk terror attack: 'Cowardly attacks only boost our morale,' says CRPF
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 24 : Following the terror attack earlier in the day in which a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel lost his life, Additional Director General of Police (ADG) of CRPF S.N. Srivastava said that such a 'cowardly act' does not affect the moral of security forces.

  • Ozone exposure ups autism odds in at-risk people
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Elevated exposure to ozone can put individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together, according to a recent analysis.

  • Portuguese PM arranges special 'Gujarati lunch' for PM Modi
    Lisbon [Portugal], June 24 : A gesture exuding personal warmth and attention, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa organised a special Gujarati meal at the lunch organised for visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • BJP leader allegedly attacked in Bardhaman
    Bardhaman (West Bengal) , June 24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament George Baker was allegedly thrashed and his car vandalized in West Bengal's Bardhaman's Kalna area on Saturday.

  • Rose Valley scam: CBI to interrogate Tripura minister on June 29
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , June 24 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday issued notice to Tripura's Social Welfare and Social Education Minister Bijita Nath and asked her to be present at her Agartala residence on June 29 for interrogation.

  • Salman's lowest Eid opening 'Tubelight' is '2nd highest opener of 2017'
    New Delhi , June 24 : It may have taken the lowest opening for a Salman Khan movie that released around Eid in last 5 years, but 'Tubelight' has managed to gross Rs 21.15 crore on the opening day, becoming the second highest opener of 2017.

  • India thrash Pakistan 6-1 in Hockey World League
    London [United Kingdom], June 24 : India walloped Pakistan 6-1 in in a 5-8 classification play-off in the Hockey World League semi-final in London on Saturday.

  • When disaster strikes, selfless heroism may not be good
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Putting others first can cost lives in life-and-death disaster situations involving groups of people, a new study suggested.

  • Seven Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada
    Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) , June 24 : Seven Naxals of Jan Militia were arrested in a joint operation of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Police in Dantewada's Kuakonda on Saturday.

  • Now, 'self-folding' origami
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : According to a team of researchers, a simple chemical "programming" can induce a single piece of Nafion foil to fold itself using origami and kirigami principles.

  • Security review meeting held for upcoming Amarnath Yatra
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 24 : The Jammu and Kashmir Core Group Security (CGS) held a meeting at Nagrota on Saturday to coordinate arrangements and security for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.

  • Gurgaon gets yet another partyscape with 'Lord of the Drinks - Barrel House'
    New Delhi , June 24 : After mesmerizing Delhiites with its energetic vibe, delectable food and spectacular ambience at CP, Hauz Khas and Nehru Place, 'Lord of The Drinks - Barrel House' is now all set to pulsate the vibes of the residents of Gurgaon.

  • Ministers, MLAs will give one month salary to support loan waiver: Fadnavis
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 24 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced that the state government has decided to waive off Rs. 34,000 crores in loans and added all ministers and MLAs will give a month's salary to support the loan waiver.

  • Lalu and Nitish must resolve their conflict for Bihar: Shatrugan Sinha
    New Delhi , June 24 : In wake of the ongoing political conflict between Bihar Chief Minister (CM) Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav over the upcoming presidential polls, Member of Parliament (MP) Shatrugan Sinha urged both leaders to resolve their conflict for the benefit of Bihar.

  • Ballabgarh Murder: CPI (M) demands identification of political connections of criminals
    New Delhi , June 24 : The Communist Party of India (Marxist) demanded identification of the political connections of the criminals and appropriate action in a case where a youth was murdered after a scuffle broke out in a train over a seat in Haryana's Palwal.

  • Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch sector
    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 24 : Pakistan on Saturday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

  • Terrorist 'sanctuaries' in Afghanistan responsible for recent attacks in Pak: ISPR
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 24 : Terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan are squarely to be blamed for the recent bombings in Quetta and Parachinar, claimed the Inter-Services Public Relations wing of the Pakistan armed forces on Saturday.

  • Armaan Malik mesmerises Delhiites with first ever club gig
    Pallavi Soni, New Delhi , June 24 : Bollywood's youngest sensation Armaan Malik, who has won zillion hearts with his melodious voice, brought the house down with his splendid performance, here in the national capital.

  • 2 people die in Kashmere Gate car accident
    New Delhi June 24, : : Two people died and two have been injured after a car ran over the pavement at Kashmere Gate in Delhi on Saturday.

  • Here's why you should be yourself at work
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : When it comes to your career, you may want to come out of the closet, according to a recent study.

  • JIT interrogates Sharif's son-in-law
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 24 : Captain (Retired) Mohammad Safdar, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law, was interrogated by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that is looking into the Panamagate case on Saturday.

  • Miley Cyrus feels she's proved what she wanted to do
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : It seems like Miley Cyrus is feeling really good about her new image and music.

  • Ruchi Soya launches corporate initiative to make Yoga a part of working day on International Yoga Day
    New Delhi , June 24 : On the occasion of International Yoga Day on June 21 st, Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd. launched a pioneering initiative, the Ruchi 'Saral Yoga' Abhiyaan to integrate yoga in the corporate routine through daily yoga sessions for all employees.

  • One arrested in Ballabhgarh murder case
    Palwal (Haryana) , June 24 : The police on Saturday arrested one person in connection with a case wherein a youth was murdered after a scuffle broke out in a train over a seat here.

  • Two suspected terrorists killed in Peshawar
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 24 : Police in Peshawar have confirmed the elimination of two suspected terrorists in the Chamkani area of the city this morning.

  • MP Minister says will approach high court over EC disqualification notice
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , June 24 : Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra, who was disqualified by the Election Commission for filing wrong accounts of his election-related expenditure, on Saturday said he will challenge the order in the high court.

  • DSP Pandith murdered in cold-blood: Nirmal Singh
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) June 24 : Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday termed death of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith a 'cold-blooded' murder.

  • Palbinder Kaur Shergill becomes first turbaned Sikh woman to be appointed Canada SC judge
    New Delhi , June 24 : British Columbia Supreme Court judge of Indian-origin Parbinder Kaur Shergill has become first turbaned Sikh woman Supreme Court judge of Canada.

  • Solar energy accounts for the largest employment in the power generation sector of US
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], June 24 : Solar energy in the United States of America (U.S.A) alone employs more people traditional coal, gas and oil combined.

  • Monsoon session of Parliament from July 17 to August 11
    New Delhi , June 24 : The monsoon session of Parliament will commence on the day voting for the presidential election will take place.