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  • Kiwis recall McClenaghan, Milne and Anderson for Champions Trophy
    Wellington [New Zealand], Apr 24 : New Zealand pacers Mitchell McClenaghan and Adam Milne and all-rounder Corey Anderson all have been named in the 15-man squad for the forthcoming Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales in June.

  • Cannot cut burgers, pizzas from diet? Blame your genes
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 24 : After knowing that burger and pizzas are unhealthy, why are we incapable from cutting them from our diets? Relax and blame gene variants as a study finds that they affect the way our brain works and influence our food preferences.

  • Hormone therapy can lower risk of broken bones in postmenopausal women
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 24 : Good news! A team of US researchers has found that postmenopausal women, who are at the highest genetic risk of bone fracture, can benefit the most from hormone therapy.

  • Security guard at late Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate killed
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 24 : A security guard at late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate was killed on late Sunday night by unidentified men.

  • KRK apologises to Mohanlal for calling him 'chhota bheem'
    New Delhi , Apr 24 : In an interesting turn of events, Kamaal Rashid Khan who always steals the spotlight by taking on popular celebrities on Twitter has actually been insulted badly after labelling Mohanal as 'chhota bheem'.

  • American monitor in Ukraine killed in explosion
    New York [U.S.A.], Apr 24 : An American paramedic deployed with a monitoring patrol in eastern Ukraine was killed in an explosion on Sunday.

  • Hyderabad: Another case of triple talaq over WhatsApp emerges
    Hyderabad , Apr 24 : Amid the raging debate over 'Triple Talaq' and the rights of Muslim women, another case of the age-old practice has emerged in the by-lanes of Hyderabad.

  • Google doodle remembers Kannada actor Rajkumar on his birth anniversary
    New Delhi , Apr 24 : Google today dedicated its doodle to veteran Kannada actor Rajkumar and paid a tribute to the star on the occasion of his 88th birth anniversary.

  • Start placing bins at 1.5 m distance to boost recycling
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 23 : For clean and safe environment, start placing bins at a distance of 1.5 metres away from suite doors as a study reveals that it can drastically boost recycling and composting rates by 141 percent.

  • Love guzzling diet sodas? Here is why you should NOT
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 24 : Still downing gallons of diet soda despite knowing that it wrecks your body? Maybe the knowledge of artificially sweetened beverages taking a toll on your brain as well ought to make an impact on your unhealthy habit.

  • Niti Aayog: BJP shrugs off critics, appeals against 'politicisation'
    Bengaluru/Lucknow, , Apr 24 : Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Niti Aayog meeting, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that all political parties should work for the welfare of the people without politicising developmental endeavors.

  • SC to hear plea seeking filling of police vacancies in six states
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : The Supreme Court will today hear the plea seeking a direction for filling up the vacancies in the police forces in six states.

  • Tej Bahadur likely to appeal against his BSF dismissal today
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : Former Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from the BSF over his viral video of poor food quality for jawans, is likely to appeal against his dismissal from service in a Delhi court today.

  • DA case: Delhi Court to take cognizance of charge sheet against Himachal CM
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : A Delhi Court on Monday, is likely to take cognizance of the charge sheet filed against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in a Disproportionate Assets (DA) case.

  • Kejriwal crying foul over EVMs fearing failure: BJP
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : Rubbishing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's allegation of EVM tampering during the MCD polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the former is making such remarks out of the fear of failure, adding that he should introspect on his government's performance instead.

  • BJP promoting communalism agenda: Congress on Dilip Ghosh controversy
    Mumbai/Lucknow, , Apr 24 : Reacting sharply to West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh's controversial remark, Congress on Monday accused the saffron party of trying to promote its communalism agenda everywhere, adding that the ruling dispensation is threatening people and inciting Hindus in the name of 'Ram'.

  • Congress dubs NITI Aayog a 'flop'
    New Delhi/Kolkata, , Apr 24 : Launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress on Monday dubbed the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog as a 'flop', adding that the Central government needs to understand the feelings and problems of the state governments rather than harassing them.

  • U.S. citizen trying to leave North Korea detained
    London [U.K.], Apr. 24 : A U.S. citizen trying to leave North Korea amid fears of a major war has been detained, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held in the country.

  • North Korea cranks the heat, threatens to sink US ship
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 24 : In a development bound to further rock the already dilapidating ties between the two nations, North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier in the western Pacific Ocean.

  • IPL 2017: KKR hands RCB its worst defeat ever, all out at 49!
    New Delhi , Apr. 24 : When Kolkata Knight Riders scored a paltry target of 132 runs at the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, an epic drubbing was expected, but little did everyone know that it was the Royal Challengers Bangalore who would go home with a shocker, as they suffered a humiliating collapse in chasing the target at Eden Gardens.

  • Democrats seek Trump's removal due to 'mental health' issues
    Moscow [Russia], Apr. 24 : Representatives of the Democratic Party have sought the removal of Donald Trump as the President of the United States, saying the he has mental health problems.

  • Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar
    Thane (Maharashtra), , Apr 24 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhay Thackeray has demanded that the country's highest civilian award 'Bharat Ratna' be bestowed upon freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar .

  • Mexico will 'eventually' pay for border wall: Trump
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 24 : With the Democrats and Republicans preparing for budget negotiations this week, President Donald Trump has expressed confidence that Mexico will 'eventually' pay for the border wall.

  • Shah Rukh shares throwback picture he clicked for kids!
    New Delhi , April 23 : Expressing love for his kids, Bollywood's Badshah Shah Rukh Khan recently shared a throwback picture of his younger days where he had scribbled the name of his kids Suhana and Aryan on snow.

  • UP: 14 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for clashing with police
    Agra (Uttar Pradesh) , April 23 : Around 14 activists belonging to rightwing groups Bajrang Dal, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and other groups were arrested by the police after they ransacked the Sadar Bazar Police Station in Agra's Fatehpur Sikri.

  • Trump calls French presidential elections 'very interesting'
    New Delhi , April 23 : U.S. President Donald Trump has called the French presidential elections as 'very interesting'.

  • Ruled out of IPL, Bravo calls it one of his harshest decisions
    Rajkot (Gujarat) , Apr 23 : West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who plays for Gujarat Lions, has been ruled out of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • MCD poll ends with 54 percent voter turnout
    New Delhi , April 23 : The polling for the 270 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ended on Sunday. Around 54 percent voter turnout was recorded in the three corporations in Delhi.

  • Mommy-to-be Serena Williams enjoying babymoon in Mexico
    Los Angeles [USA], April 23 : Soon after announcing her pregnancy, would-be-mommy Serena Williams is enjoying babymoon with her fiance and American internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian in Mexico.

  • Mazar-e-Sharif attack: India reaffirms its support in fighting terrorism
    New Delhi , Apr 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a letter to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday condoled the Mazar-e-Sharif attack.

  • Wishes pour in for Sachin Tendulkar as he celebrates his 44th birthday
    New Delhi , Apr 24 : Even after taking retirement from the game, Sachin Tendulkar captured the imagination of all cricket fans and he continues to do the same till date.

  • Messi sinks Real Madrid to keep Barcelona in La Liga title race
    Madrid [Spain], Apr 24 : Star striker Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal as his team defeated Real Madrid 3-2 and come back to the top of La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday night.

  • Tax exemptions for Chinese investors in CPEC won't hit local business: Pak
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 24 : Pakistan's federal government has claimed that despite the tax discounts and exemptions being given to Chinese investors in the $56 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), there will be no adverse impact on local industries and domestic investors.

  • BJP will meet Congress' fate soon: Shiv Sena
    Mumbai , Apr 24 : The Shiv Sena on Monday took a jibe at its ally the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said its saffron partner in its incumbent times was enjoying the same political status as Congress used to do in its glorious time and hence, will meet a similar fate soon.

  • I-League: East Bengal triumph over Minerva Punjab
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Apr 24 : East Bengal managed to return to winning ways, securing a 3-1 victory over Minerva Punjab in an I-League encounter at the Barasat District Sports Stadium here on Sunday.

  • 7th Senior Women National C'ships: Madhya Pradesh rout Tamil Nadu 11-0
    Rohtak (Haryana) , Apr 24 : Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy defeated Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu 11-0 on Day 4 of 7th Senior Women National Championships 2017 (A) Division on Sunday.

  • Bollywood star kids gearing up for Justin Bieber's Concert
    New Delhi , April 24 : With less than 30 days left for Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to come on his maiden India tour, celebrity kids including Jhanvi Kapoor, Aryan, Suhana Khan are gearing up to attend the concert.

  • Clintons have been 'bugged'!
    New Delhi , Apr 24 : The Clintons may have lost the elections to the Trumps, but their sense of humour certainly remains intact.

  • Crucial RSS-BJP-UP Government coordination meet today
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 24 : A crucial Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Uttar Pradesh Government coordination meeting will take place here today.

  • Kashmir unrest: All eyes on crucial Modi-Mufti meet today
    New Delhi , Apr. 24 : In the wake of the current turbulent atmosphere in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to discuss the situation and possibly formulate a solution.

  • Trump slams 'fake media' over low approval ratings
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 24 : Continuing his assault on a section of the U.S. media, this time over his drop in approval ratings, President Trump claimed that fake media outlets are responsible for the low level of his support by Americans.

  • Designation of senior advocates: Indira Jaising's plea in SC today
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : The Supreme Court will today hear the plea filed by former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) and senior counsel Indira Jaising in connection with the designation of senior lawyers.

  • Order likely today in fake passport case involving Chhota Rajan
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : A Delhi court on Monday is likely to pronounce its order in a fake passport case allegedly involving noted gangster Chhota Rajan and three others.

  • BJP condemns Amroha triple talaq shocker
    Mumbai/Lucknow, , Apr 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday condemned the 'Amroha triple talaq', saying it is high time to abolish the Islamic practice to dissolve marriage which was destroying Muslim women's life.

  • Two leaves' symbol case: Dinakaran grilling enters Day 3
    New Delhi , Apr. 24 : After a marathon 10-hour grilling on Sunday, the interrogation of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran will continue today by the Crime Branch office of Delhi Police here, where he will be probed in a case involving bribing of an Election Commission official to get the party's 'two-leaves' symbol.

  • SC to hear plea seeking compulsory Hindi up to eight standard
    New Delhi, , Apr 24 : The Supreme Court Monday will hear the plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Upadhyay, seeking a direction to make Hindi a compulsory subject nationwide for students up to class eight.

  • French Election: German Govt. pleased with Macron's first round victory
    Moscow [Russia], Apr. 24 : Following the victory of French independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert expressed his satisfaction with the result.

  • US warns North Korea after threat to sink American ship
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 24 : Following North Korea's threat to sink an American vessel, the Pentagon on Sunday called on Pyongyang to avoid destabilizing the situation further.

  • French Elections: After first round win, Macron vows to be 'president for all of France'
    London [England], Apr. 24 : Emerging from a first- round vote as the clear favourite to become the next French president, Emmanuel Macron told his jubilant supporters in Paris that he means to govern all of France.

  • French Elections: Le Pen faces Macron in final round
    London [England], Apr. 24 : With Emmanuel Macron topping the first round of the French presidential election, projections show that he is set to face Front National's Marine Le Pen in a race that has knocked France's traditional political parties out of the running.

  • PM Modi sends birthday wishes to Jonty Rhodes' daughter 'India'
    New Delhi , Apr. 24 : Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted legendary South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes' daughter 'India' on her second birthday.

  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: Surat businessman offers Rs. 85000 bond to 50 girls
    Surat(Gujarat), ,Apr 24 : In an unique initiative, a Surat Diamond Association Health Committee has given a bond of Rs. 85,000 to 50 girls who are born in families which have more than one daughter.

  • ObamaCare will die if it does not receive funds: Trump
    New Delhi , April 24 : Asserting that ObamaCare is in serious trouble, U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said that the healthcare programme will die if it doesn't receive funds to keep it going.

  • Golfer Rory McIlroy marries fiancee Erica Stoll at a castle in Ireland
    Los Angeles [USA], April 23 : In a lavish wedding, professional golfer Rory McIlroy today married his fiancee Erica Stoll at Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo, Ireland.

  • Chhattisgarh: Naxal carrying reward of Rs. one lakh apprehended
    Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) Apr 23 : The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Chhattisgarh Police on Sunday apprehended a Naxal carrying reward of Rs. one lakh on her head from Dantewada's Gadiras.

  • Congress leader Bachcha Pathak passes away
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 23 : Former Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Congress leader Bachcha Pathak passed away on Sunday after prolonged illness.

  • Swamy urges to consider Balochistan as separate country
    Vadodara (Gujarat) Apr 23 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said India will consider Balochistan as a separate country if Pakistan continues with alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution.

  • Prince Khaled bin Salman appointed as S. Arabia's new envoy to U.S.
    Jeddah [Pakistan], April 23 : Saudi Arabia's Prince Khaled bin Salman has been appointed as the country's new ambassador to the United States.

  • Rajasthan Governor's plane makes emergency landing at Lucknow airport
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) Apr 23 : Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh's plane C56X on Sunday made an emergency landing at Lucknow airport after technical snag in landing gear.

  • Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba likely to meet PM Modi tomorrow
    New Delhi Apr 23 : In the wake of the prevailing situation of unrest in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is likely to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow at around 10:30 a.m.