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  • Trump not responding to Russia's threats: U.S. Intelligence
    New York [U.S.A], June 29 : U.S. Intelligence officials are finding it tough to convince President Donald Trump that Russia still poses a threat to America and said that the President is not paying attention to the ongoing election-related cyber threat from Moscow, adding, "such potential threats are not only from Russia but also from China, North Korea and Iran."

  • BookMyShow, ClearTax associate to help partners get GST ready
    New Delhi , June 29 : BookMyShow, which is India's largest online entertainment ticketing player, today announced that it has partnered with ClearTax to enable and empower its valued partners to make a seamless transition into the new GST regime.

  • Kovind meets Parkash Singh Badal, Haryana CM Khattar
    Chandigarh (Punjab) , June 29 : The Nationalist Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind on Thursday continued his campaigning and met Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Prakash Singh Badal and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

  • Ravindra Jadeja thanks PM Modi for inspiring Indians to stay fit
    New Delhi , June 29 : Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inspiring all the Indians across the world to stay fit.

  • Elderly French woman raped in Varanasi
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) June 29,: : An elderly French woman has been raped by her residence guard, said police on Thursday.

  • Iraq announces 'end of Islamic State' in Mosul
    Abu Dhabi [Iraq], June 29 : Iraq on Thursday announced the end of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as Daesh, in the city of Mosul that has been under seizure of the extremist groups for three years.

  • Political crisis in Afghanistan amid security challenges
    Kabul [Afghanistan],June 29 :Ashraf Ghani Government is struggling to retain its authority amid rising challenges from the Taliban, terrorist attacks and ISIS-Khorasan ,an offshoot of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, while waiting for President Donald Trump to unveil the U.S. policy for Afghanistan.

  • Pak summons Indian diplomat over alleged ceasefire violation
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 29 : Pakistan on Thursday summoned the Indian High Commission's First Secretary in political wing S Raguram to lodge a protest over an alleged recent cross-border violation by Indian forces.

  • Former Israel PM Olmert to be freed on July 2
    Jerusalem [Israel], June 29 :The former Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been granted early release from prison.

  • Roadside mine blast kills two policemen in Afghanistan's Farah province
    Kabul [Afghanistan], June 29 : At least two policemen were killed and two others injured in a roadside mine blast in Afghanistan's western Farah province.

  • Sukma Naxal attack's mastermind sustains bullet injury during 'Operation Prahar'
    New Delhi , June 29 : Hidma, the alleged mastermind of the Sukma Naxal attack, had reportedly sustained bullet injuries during the 'Operation Prahar' recently launched by the Chhattisgarh Police and the CRPF in Sukma district to flush out the Naxals hiding in forests of Tondamarka.

  • Maharashtra: 30-year-old arrested with weapons at Dadar Railway Station
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 29 : The Maharashtra Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Mumbai's Dadar apprehended a 30-year-old man, namely Pradeep Pawar of acting suspicious and seized his illegal possessions at Dadar Railway Station on Wednesday night.

  • Daily Aspirin dose cuts pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women by 82%
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 29 : Would-be-mothers, who are at risk of pre-eclampsia, can reduce the chances of premature delivery by taking a low-dose aspirin in first trimester of pregnancy.

  • Ballabhgarh lynching: Four accused arrested sent to two-day police remand
    Ballabhgarh (Haryana) , June 29 : The four arrested in the Ballabhgarh lynching case were sent to two-day police remand on Thursday.

  • Centre approves Rs. 795.54 cr fund for drought-hit Karnataka
    New Delhi , June 29 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) in connection with providing central assistance to Karnataka in the wake of drought (Rabi).

  • Pakistan's sovereignty at risk if Sharif gets clean chit: Imran Khan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 29 : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that the country's sovereignty will be at risk if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gets a clean chit from the Supreme Court-appointed Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing into his family's offshore assets.

  • AIADMK MLA sting video: Madras HC dismisses Stalin's petition seeking CBI probe
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , June 29 : The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M.K. Stalin's petition demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Directorate Of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) probe in the 'Cash for vote' MLA sting.

  • Congress to skip GST rollout programme
    New Delhi , June 29 : The Congress Party will not be attending the mid-night session of Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll out tomorrow.

  • Venkatesh Prasad joins list of applicants for India head coach
    New Delhi , June 29 : Former Indian medium pacer and current junior national chief selector Venkatesh Prasad has applied for the post of Indian cricket team's head coach.

  • No lip job, no plastic, says Pammi Aunty
    New Delhi , June 29 : The witty Punjabi aunty, in her unsolicited unforgiving self, has sworn not to spare people who spread rumors.

  • Moglix launches affordable SAAS based technology tool 'Green GST'
    New Delhi , June 29 : Ratan Tata - backed B2B e-commerce market place Moglix announced the launch of 'Green GST' - a SAAS-based GST application solution for manufacturing units across India. Aimed at improving transparency and digitization in the manufacturing space, the tool will provide organisations with end-to-end Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance support.

  • Chowman awarded for "Best Foreign Cuisine Restaurant of the Year-Chinese" and Oudh 1590 for "Best Theme Based Restaurant of the Year"
    New Delhi , June 29 : Chowman Chain of Restaurants, and Oudh 1590, Kolkata has been awarded for the "Best Foreign cuisine restaurant of the year - Chinese" and "Best Themed Restaurant of the year" respectively at the Indian Restaurant Awards 2017 - East Edition.

  • Xi arrives in Hong Kong under ¬≠unprecedented security cover
    Hong Kong [China], June 29 : Amid huge protests and security threats, Chinese President Xi Jinping landed at Hong Kong International Airport on Thursday under an ­unprecedented security blanket to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the former British colony's return to China.

  • Spice yourself healthy
    By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Jun 29 : And you thought healthy eating has to be boring and bland! Better health may be only a dash and sprinkle away as it turns out, you can add sizzle to your diet and still stay fit.

  • McEnroe regrets Serena 'No 700 on men's tour' remark, says 'maybe it was wrong'
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 29 : Tennis legend John McEnroe has admitted that it would have been better had he not made the 'No 700 on men's tour' remark for 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams.

  • To take Narmada water to needed places an achievement: PM Modi tells party workers
    Ahmadabad (Gujarat) , June 29 : Prime Minister Modi on Thursday began his two-day visit to his home state Gujarat to participate in the centenary celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram.

  • Artists, architects think different from each other
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 29 : A study has revealed that architects, painters and sculptors think of spaces in different ways from not only the others, but also each other.

  • French rocket Ariane-5 launches India's communication satellite GSAT-17
    New Delhi , June 29 : India's communication satellite GSAT-17 was launched by French rocket Ariane-5 in the wee hours of Thursday from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-238.

  • My statement on Indian Army was misconstrued: Azam Khan
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , June 29 : Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who is facing criticism for his statement against the Indian Army, on Thursday said his comments were misconstrued by the media.

  • Police arrests gambling gang from Vadodara
    Vadodara (Gujarat) June 29, : The Gujarat Police arrested a gambling gang from Sayajiganj area of Vadodara on Wednesday.

  • As long as 'Gau Rakshaks' get BJP's support, violence will continue: AIMIM
    New Delhi , June 29 : The AIMIM on Thursday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on cow vigilantes as a 'mere lip service', adding atrocities in the name of 'Gau Bhakti' will continue as long as 'Gau Rakshaks' get support from the BJP and RSS.

  • Mumbai Railway station renamed
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 29 : The name of Mumbai railway station on Thursday has been changed to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.

  • Adolescent obesity can take years off your life
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 29 : A recent research has linked adolescent obesity to early mortality from cardiovascular diseases.

  • FIA to 'further examine' Vettel-Hamilton Baku collision
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 29 : FIA, Formula 1's governing body, has asserted that it will have another look at championship leader Sebastian Vettel's deliberate collision with three time world champion Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix after the Ferrari driver escaped with only a time penalty.

  • Mild obesity can add years to one's life post heart attack
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 29 : Mildly obese people often fare better after a major heart attack than normal weight patients, according to a recent research.

  • Rajiv Kumar takes over as new chief secretary of UP
    New Delhi , June 29 : Rajiv Kumar on Thursday took over as the new chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh .

  • Byculla jail riot: Maharashtra CM says truth will come out soon
    New Delhi , June 29 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the truth in the Byculla jail violence, involving Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea, would come out soon.

  • Improved cybersecurity must as cashless economy rises post-demonetisation: Kaspersky Lab
    New Delhi , June 29 : As government and financial firms in India promote cashless transactions seven months after the revolutionary demonetization of the two major bills in the country, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab urged for a major beefing up of online defences of consumers and banks against hackers.

  • Ministry of Tourism releases 'Compendium on Guidelines for Ayush Facilities'
    New Delhi , June 29 : The Ministry of Tourism has released the 'Compendium on Guidelines for Ayush Facilities' here today. The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board under the chairmanship of Minister for Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma has been repeatedly stressing on the need for benchmarking of facilities offered by the various service providers in the field of Medical and Wellness Tourism on the basis of globally accepted standards.

  • Roadside mine blast kills two policemen in Afghanistan's Farah province
    Kabul [Afghanistan], June 29 : At least two policemen were killed and two others injured in a roadside mine blast in Afghanistan's western Farah province.

  • Azam Khan would be beheaded for making same 'Army' comment in any Muslim country: Swamy
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , June 29 : Claiming that Azam Khan is enjoying the freedom of democracy in India, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said had the Samajwadi Party leader made such a statement in any Muslim country, he would have been beheaded.

  • 95-member Indian squad for Asian Athletics C'ships 2017
    New Delhi/Bhubaneswar , June 29 : India have entered a strong 95-member squad, including 47 women, for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship to be held at the refurbished Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from July 5 to July 9.

  • One more farmer commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh
    Sehore (Madhya Pradesh) June 29, : One more farmer has committed suicide on Thursday in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Online test prep startup, Oliveboard crosses one million users in India
    New Delhi , June 29 : Michael and Susan Dell Foundation funded Oliveboard achieved a major milestone crossing one million registered users on its platform. Very few edtech companies manage a reach of over one million users and Oliveboard has managed this within just few years of its launch.

  • Ronaldo leaves Confederations Cup to be with his surrogate twins
    London [U.K], June 29 : Portugal star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has left the Confederations Cup early after becoming the father of twins.

  • Mohinder Amarnath opts out of steering committee working on players' association
    New Delhi , June 29 : Former India all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath has refused to join the steering committee tasked with the responsibility of forming the players' association.

  • Here's how to monsoon-proof your car
    By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Jun 29 : Now, with the monsoons already here, it's time to dust off your umbrellas and raincoats. The rains may break the heat spell, but they end up wreaking havoc on your vehicles and the roads. So, is your favourite speed machine ready to hit the water-logged roads?

  • Three Killed in Cylinder blast in Pakistan
    Lahore [Pakistan], June 29 : : As many as three passengers were killed and eight others injured when a gas cylinder exploded inside a van on Faisalabad road near Shahkot on Thursday.

  • Killing people in name of 'Gau Bhakti' not acceptable: PM Modi
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat),June 29 : Reacting sharply to the growing atrocities in the guise of cow protection, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said killing people in the name of 'Gau Bhakti' is not acceptable.

  • Air India disinvestment a move to please entrepreneurs: Congress
    New Delhi , June 29 : The Congress Party on Thursday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government, by approving the Air India disinvestment, is trying to please the entrepreneurs.

  • Himachal Pradesh celebrates Kinnaur festival
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) June 29, : The four-day-long traditional tribal festival in Shimla's Kinnaur district has begun on Wednesday.

  • Police officers seen playing games on phones during important seminar
    Patna (Bihar) , June 29 : Two police officers were spotted playing candy crush and browsing on their phones during an important seminar on drug smuggling in Patna.

  • First poster: Adnan Sami makes acting debuts with 'Afghan: In Search of Home'
    New Delhi , June 29 : Ace singer Adnan Sami, who has gone a long way to from his fat to the fab days, is now all set to try his hands on acting, with a film called 'Afghan: In Search of Home.'

  • Manupatra launches new venture LawSkills to make legal knowhow accessible
    New Delhi , June 29 : Manupatra EduTech has launched its newest venture LawSkills, an online platform with multilingual courses intended to bridge the gap that exists between legal education and profession to create opportunities for young lawyers, legal practitioners and common people alike.

  • Big-B, Aamir, Salman, PeeCee, Deepika, Aishwarya, Irrfan among Oscar body's invitees
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 29 : In a move to diversify its membership, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, this year, has issued 774 invitations to new members.

  • Netanyahu to accompany PM Modi at all events during Israel visit
    Tel Aviv [Israel], June 29 : In a special gesture, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will accompany his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at all events during the later's historic visit to the country from July 4-6.

  • Higher IQ in childhood is linked to longer, disease free life
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 29 : If your child has a higher IQ, then take a sigh of relief, as he/she might have a longer life span.

  • Female police officers shot dead by Taliban militants in Afghanistan
    Faizabad [Afghanistan], June 29 : Two female police officers have reportedly been shot dead by Taliban militants in the northern Afghanistan's Badakhshan province.

  • Selfie with Mia Khalifa sans permission leaves a fan bruised?
    London [UK], June 29 : This year most searched for porn star Mia Khalifa has landed in a controversy, that too for a selfie.

  • Vice-Presidential elections to be held on August 5
    New Delhi , June 29 : The Election Commission of India announced that the polls for the office of Vice-President will be held on August 5 and the results will b announced on the same day.