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  • 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.

  • Centre gives green signal for Greater Noida International Airport
    New Delhi June 24 : The Centre has granted approval for a greenfield International Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida.

  • GRR Martin's 'Nightflyers' turning into TV series
    Los Angeles [USA], June 24 : George RR Martin is bringing his sci-fi thriller novel 'Nightflyers' to life at Syfy.

  • US special envoy to Af-Pak region steps down
    Washington D.C. [United States], June 24 : Laurel Miller, United States acting Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has resigned to return to a position at the Rand Corporation.

  • Rajasthan: Jat leaders call off their strike
    Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 24 : The Jat community in Rajasthan's Bharatpur and Dholpur districts called off their agitation on Saturday after being given assurances by the state government that their demand for receiving the benefits of reservation under the OBC category would be taken up by the cabinet and resolved.

  • Drunk society guard arrested in Greater Noida for attempted rape
    Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , June 24 : A drunk society guard has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a 19-year-old student in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Nitish Kumar is a cheat, claims RJD leader
    Patna (Bihar) , June 24 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Bhai Virendra on Saturday described Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a cheat who has made a big mistake by extending his support to NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind over former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for the forthcoming presidential election.

  • Salman Khan's 'Tubelight' records second best opening day of 2017
    New Delhi , June 24 : Salman Khan's much-awaited movie 'Tubelight' has released, and as expected, the movie has got a rave opening at the box office.

  • China stalls India's wait for NSG membership again
    Berne [Switzerland] June 24 : Thanks to China, India's wait for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership continues as the twenty-seventh plenary meeting of the body ended here without handing out any good news for New Delhi.

  • EC rejects pleas of 21 AAP MLAs plea in office of profit case
    New Delhi , June 24 : In a major setback for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Election Commission (EC) on Friday rejected the pleas of 21 AAP legislators to drop the office of profit case filed against them.

  • Saudi Arabia's demands 'infringe upon our sovereignty': Qatar
    New Delhi /Doha [Qatar], June 24 : Responding to the list of demands handed over to Qatar by Saudi Arabia as the price for lifting a blockade on trade and diplomacy, Qatar's Ambassador to the United States Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani has asserted that it was an attempt to 'infringe' upon the state's sovereignty.

  • 100 feared buried by landslide in Southwest China
    Beijing [China], June 24 :As many as 100 people are feared buried under a landslide in China's Sichuan province on Saturday morning, reports Xinhua, quoting authorities in Maoxian County.

  • Targeted drug gives assured benefits in rare advanced kidney cancer
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : People suffering from advanced kidney cancer, we have some good news for you.

  • Jat agitation: Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train cancelled, two others diverted
    Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , June 24 : Amid the agitation by the Jat community over a demand for Other Backward Class (OBC) reservation benefits, the Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train and the Kota-Patna Express were cancelled on Saturday, while two other trains were diverted.

  • Two Moradabad women set ablaze in case of honour killing
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), June 24 : A married woman and her sister-in-law were allegedly set ablaze by family members in Anwla Ghat of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district for marrying a man against their wishes.

  • Leisure activities can lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : In a recent study, leisure activities like going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music and other fun activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease.

  • Anti-epilepsy drug to treat Alzheimer's disease?
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : According to a recent study, the scientists have tested an anti-epileptic drug for its potential impact on the brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease.

  • White House terms Depp's Trump assassination remarks 'sad'
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : The White House has finally responded to Johnny Depp for his controversial remarks on assassinating Donald Trump and has described his words as sad.

  • Jaishankar meets Tillerson ahead of PM Modi's visit
    Washington [USA] June 24 : Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit.

  • Graceful Alia Bhatt practices classical dance in new Instagram still
    New Delhi , June 24 : Alia Bhatt has a lot of fan following on Instagram and she keeps on sharing photos on a regular basis to keep her fans posted.

  • India must convince U.S. that New Delhi's rise is in American interest: Report
    New Delhi , June 24 : Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to United States on June 25-26, a report published on the Brookings website has said that New Delhi must attempt to convince Washington that India's rise is in American interest.

  • PM Modi meeting Trump will help iron out existing bilateral concerns: Indian-American community
    Washington [U.S.A.], June 24 : The Indian-American community here is enthusiastically awaiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit and is hopeful that his first official meeting with President Donald Trump on Sunday will go a long way in ironing out existing bilateral concerns between the two nations.

  • U.S. condemns blasts in Quetta, Parachinar; offers support to Pakistan
    Washington D.C. [United States], June 24 : The United States has condemned the attacks in Quetta and Parachinar, in which more than 30 people lost their lives and several others injured.

  • Suspected AANLA cadres nabbed in Assam
    Udalguri (Assam) , June 24 : The troops of Red Horns Division under Gajraj Corps of the Indian Army launched a joint operation with Udalguri Police based on specific input in order to nab suspected All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA) cadres in general area Naobandha in Udalguri district.

  • BJP slams Congress for `dividing` nation on Presidential election
    New Delhi , June 24 : Appreciating Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's stand of supporting NDA presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday slammed the Congress Party for 'dividing' the nation on the presidential election.

  • India to take on England in Women's World Cup opener
    London [UK], June 24 : The Indian women's team will today lock horns with title contenders England in the tournament-opener of the 11th edition of the ICC Women's World Cup at Derby.

  • 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.

  • Swine flu claims three more lives in Mumbai
    Mumbai June 24 : As many as three more patients succumbed to the H1N1 (Swine Flu) here on Saturday, taking the death toll to 10 this year.

  • It's gratifying to lend my voice to Star Wars: Ron Howard
    Los Angeles [USA], June 24 : Ron Howard, who has been given a task of directing possibly the biggest franchise in the history of Hollywood, 'Star Wars,' feels that he is pleased to lend his voice to this franchise now.

  • Renewable energy can create over 30,0000 jobs in India
    New Delhi June 24, : : The recent joint report of India's Council on Energy, Environment and Water(CEEW) and the Natural Resources Defense Council(NRDC) states the growth of renewable energy in India could create over three lakh new jobs over the next five years.

  • Abhishek Bachchan shares awwdorable photo of Aishwarya and Aaradhya
    New Delhi , June 24 : It seems like actor Abhishek Bachchan has finally joined Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya on their vacation as he could not resist sharing an adorable photo of mother-daughter duo on his social media account.

  • Spice GST Suvidha provider is all geared up for July 1st
    New Delhi , June 24 : India is at the dawn of implementation of fair taxation, GST is all set to rollout on July 1st. The primary purpose of the Goods and Services Tax Network GSTN is to offer IT infrastructure and services to central and state governments, taxpayers and other stakeholders, to further facilitate the implementation of the GST.

  • India cannot progress without Hindi, says Naidu
    Ahmadabad (Gujarat) , June 24 : In the event of anti-Hindi backlash being witnessed across the country, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said Hindi is the national language of India and it is impossible to progress without the language.

  • J-K mob lynching: Three more arrested, SIT constituted
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), June 24 : The police on Saturday arrested three more persons in connection with the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith, leading to a total of five arrests.

  • Priyanka Chopra raises temperatures through new Instagram photo
    New Delhi , June 24 : Everyone knows that Priyanka Chopra is a busy actress. Even before we could have settled in with her Hollywood debut 'Baywatch,' PeeCee has reportedly started shooting for her next Hollywood project.

  • Kashmiri youth fascinated by theatre
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) June 24, : : A number of young and educated Kashmiri youth are showing a keen interest to join theatre with the aim of becoming professional actors.

  • Separatist leader Yaseen Malik under house arrest
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 24 : Srinagar Police on Saturday placed Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik under house arrest ahead of Eid.

  • Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates 30.5 meter tricolour at Tirupati Airport
    Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) , June 24 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu hoisted a 30.5 meter national flag at Tirupati Airport this week.

  • Afghans takes to London streets to protest against Pak-sponsored terrorism
    London [U.K.], June 24 : Scores of Afghans took part in a protest march in Central London against Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism and creating instability in their country.

  • Tripura worse than Bihar on women safety: Himanta Biswa Sarma
    Agartala (Tripura) , June 24 : Assam Finance Minister and convener of the Northeast Democratic Alliance (Neda) Himanta Biswa Sarma has charged Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar with failure to provide safety and security to women in his state.

  • Mortal remains of soldier Sandeep Jadhav brought to his village
    Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , June 24 : The mortal remains of army soldier Sandeep Jadhav, who lost his life in an attack by the Pakistan Border Action Team (BAT) a couple of days ago, was brought to his village in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district on Saturday for his last rites.

  • Counter-terrorism, security, priority of Modi-Trump meeting: Envoy Sarna
    Washington [USA], June 24 : Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day official visit to the United States, India's Ambassador to that country, Navtej Sarna, said Saturday that Prime Minister Modi and President Trump would discuss crucial issues such as counter-terrorism, security and cyber security.

  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight fishermen from TN
    Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu) , June 24 : At least eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam in the late hours of Friday for allegedly entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters.

  • H1B part of Trump's desire to overhaul entire immigration system: Dr. Aparna Panda
    Washington D.C. [United States], June 24 : Director of India initiative at Hudson Institute Dr. Aparna Panda 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.

  • Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety inspection
    London [UK], June 24 : In the aftermath of the tragic fire that broke out at the Grenfell Tower, residents from over 800 homes were evacuated following inspection of fire safety norms and its compliance, reports The Guardian.

  • 'Late Night' host Stephen Colbert plans to run for president in 2020
    Los Angeles [USA], June 24 : The list of potential 2020 Presidential nominees just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

  • Modi US visit: Indian envoy pins hope on strengthening bilateral ties
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : India's Ambassador to the United States Navtej Sarna on Saturday expressed hope that the upcoming three-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States -- his first during the tenure of President Donald Trump -- will help both leaders to exchange views on subjects of interest to both countries, and thus result in a further strengthening of the bilateral relationship.

  • Trump claims Obama 'knew of election meddling by Russia'
    Washington [USA], June 24 : In a fresh salvo directed towards Barack Obama, incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed that the former president was aware of Russian meddling in the November 8 presidential elections, but did nothing about it.

  • PM Modi leaves for three-nation tour
    New Delhi , June 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning left for Portugal, the first-leg of his three-nation tour.

  • Assam: UPLF commander apprehended by Indian Army
    Udalguri (Assam) , June 24 : A top commander of United Peoples Liberation Front (UPLF), Garang Gajao, has been apprehended by a joint team of troops of Red Horns Division under Gajraj Corps of the Indian Army and the police.

  • Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis
    Sydney [Australia], June 24 : Recently-crowned Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth will today take on fourth seed China's Shi Yuqi in the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the Australian Open Super Series here at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.