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  • Pak Interior Ministry will issue notification on Dawn leaks, not PMO
    Karachi [Pakistan], April 29 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that the notification regarding the Dawn Leaks would be released by his ministry, which will be in line with the recommendations made by the inquiry committee.

  • Pakistan has become a 'safe haven' for terrorist cells: Iranian MP
    Tehran [Iran], Apr 29 : Lashing out at Pakistan's government for failing to prevent terror attacks against Iran from its soil, Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said that the neighboring country has become a "safe haven" for terrorist cells.

  • EC bribery case: Dinakaran brought back to Delhi
    New Delhi , April 29 : Ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran has been brought back to Delhi by the Delhi Crime Branch for further questioning in connection with the Election Commission bribery case.

  • FIR registered against Dubai employer for abduction
    Hyderabad (Talangana) , Apr 29 : An FIR was registered on Saturday after an employer in Dubai demanded Rs.14,000 riyal from a woman to return her sister, who was allegedly sent to Saudi Arabia by a local agent in Hyderabad to work as a nurse.

  • Clerics welcome PM Modi's triple talaq assertion, request court to not interfere
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Muslim cleric Mufti Mukarram, while welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion on triple talaq, on Saturday requested the Court to not interfere in the issue and allow the Muslim community to resolve the issue by themselves.

  • Air Chief Marhsal B.S. Dhanoa visits Air Force Station in Agra
    Agra (Uttar Pradesh) , April 29 : Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday visited Air Force Station.

  • Congress demands probe of accidents of Kodanad estate murder case accused
    Salem (Tamil Nadu), Apr 29 : The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress Party on Saturday demanded a high-level probe of two road accidents involving two persons who were accused in a murder case committed on former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalaitha's Kodanad estate.

  • No talks with separatists who use Kashmiris as 'guinea pigs': Madhav
    New Delhi , April 29 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said the Centre wouldn't hold talks with separatists who use Kashmiris as 'guinea pigs in their reprehensible politics of violence and separatism.'

  • Yogi Adityanath gives new meaning to EVM: 'Every Vote Modi'
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , April 29 : Seemingly impressed with the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) performance in the recently-concluded the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday gave a new connotation to the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and asserted that the MCD polls proved that it stood for 'Every Vote Modi'.

  • Stop beating Kupwara drums to hate Muslims: Farooq Abdullah
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 29 : National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said highlighting the death of three army soldiers in Kupwara was aimed at spreading hatred against Muslims.

  • Assam police officer docked for controversial Facebook post
    Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 29 : A senior police officer has been arrested in Assam for posting objectionable remarks against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) on his Facebook account

  • 'Amendment will be endorsed by Opposition': Nepal Law Minister
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Apr 29 : Nepal's Law Minister Ajay Shankar Nayak has claimed that the newly registered amendment bill will be endorsed by the opposition.

  • 7th Junior Women's Hockey C'ship: Kerala edge past Bengal 6-4
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 29 : Kerala Hockey defeated Bengal Hockey Association 6-4, in what was the most exciting game of the Day Three of the 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Women) 'B' Division here on Saturday.

  • Pakistan -Iran ties tense after killing of 10 Iranian border guards by Pak terror group
    Dubai [United Arab Emirates], Apr.29 : Pakistan's relations with Iran have nosedived after the recent killing of ten Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh on the Sistan-Baluchistan border by the Pakistan-based Sunni terror outfit, Jaish al-Adl or "The Army of Justice".

  • 18-year-old Jehan Daruvala finishes on podium at F3 European C'ship
    Monza [Italy], Apr 29 : Adding yet another milestone to his ever-growing roster of Indian firsts in the world of motorsport, 18-year-old Jehan Daruvala made India proud on Saturday when he emerged as the second fastest driver in the FIA Formula 3 European Championships here at Monza.

  • Pakistan Army rejects Sharif Govt.'s notification on Dawn leaks
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 29 : The Pakistan Army on Saturday rejected the federal government's notification on the Dawn leaks inquiry, saying that it is incomplete and not in line with the recommendations made by the inquiry board.

  • Art connoisseurs share platform at 'Prerna' Art camp
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Art has no boundaries and it travels miles through the art of storytelling. It is said that a nation's statuette is measured through the development of art and culture of the country.

  • NITI Aayog rules out taxing agricultural income
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Apr 29 : Rubbishing claims of taxes being levied on agricultural income, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya stated that there has been no such proposal put forth by the chamber.

  • Can Modi speak on Gau Rakshaks widowing Muslim women: Azam Khan
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 29,: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the Muslim community to find a proper solution for triple talaq, the Samajwadi Party criticized the former saying that he should also speak up on other issues which are being faced by the Muslim women.

  • Congress, BJP lock horns over PM Modi's Triple Talaq assertion
    New Delhi,, Apr 29,: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the Muslim community to find proper solution for Triple Talaq, the Congress rebuffed his assertion dubbing it as 'insignificant' while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongly backed him saying that the saffron party is consistently working for the dignity of every Indian.

  • Jayalalithaa Kodanad estate murder: Prime suspect killed, another injured in accident
    Salem (Tamil Nadu), April 29 : The former driver of late chief minister Jayalalithaa and also the prime suspect of Kodanad estate murder case, C. Kanagaraj was killed on Friday in a road accident in Attur near Salem district in Tamil Nadu.

  • Bonobos more closely linked to us than chimps?
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 29 : Scientists have found that the muscular system of bonobos - a rare great ape species with a black face and black hair - may be more closely linked anatomically to the human ancestors than common chimpanzees.

  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India to take on Great Britain in opener
    Ipoh [Malaysia], Apr 29 : The Indian men's hockey team, led by PR Sreejesh, will aim to begin the new season on a strong note when they take on Great Britain in the first match of the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here today.

  • 'Doctor Dolittle' pushes up its release to avoid 'Star Wars' clash
    Los Angeles [USA], Apr 29 : The 'Doctor' will arrive a little later than expected as Universal's upcoming movie 'Doctor Dolittle' has a new release date now.

  • Dhingra report: 'Truth shall prevail', says Robert Vadra
    New Delhi , April 29 : Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Saturday responded to the Dhingra Commission report's allegations, saying "truth shall prevail"

  • Pakistan crucial in termination of 'Big Three' from ICC: PCB
    Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 29 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that his country played a big role in the termination of the 'Big Three', featuring the cricket boards of India, England and Australia, from the structure of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

  • CIO Research: availability gap inhibits digital transformation and costs enterprises Rs. 145 crore each year
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : 96 percent of organizations have Digital Transformation initiatives on their roadmap and more than half of those initiatives are in process now. There is obviously a huge appetite across enterprises to utilize innovation for competitive advantage and this places a huge burden on businesses to deliver access to services, data and apps, at any time and from anywhere 24.7.365.

  • Muslim community should save daughters from triple talaq: PM Modi
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the Muslim community to find for proper solution to end the controversial practice of triple talaq.

  • Nepal facing 'technical difficulties' in holding two phased polls
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Apr 29 : Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has admitted to technical difficulties in holding the May 14 polls in two phases and sought support from other political parties over the issue.

  • Anita Dongre all set to open two stores in New York
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Designer Anita Dongre, who has been showcasing her couture lines at the fashion weeks, has become the first Indian designer to open not one but two stores in SoHo, New York's prime shopping locality.

  • Centre slams Farooq Abdullah for his 'irresponsible' Kupwara remark
    New Delhi , April 29 : Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday criticised Farooq Abdullah's "irresponsible" remark that highlighting the Kupwara attack was aimed to spread hatred against Muslims.

  • Ex-envoy Husain Haqqani questions Pak Army's 'rejection' of govt.'s notification
    New Delhi , April 29 : Former Pakistan ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani on Saturday questioned the Pakistan Army's 'rejection' of the official notification cleared by the Federal Government.

  • Allahabad HC orders transfer of 368 judicial officers
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 29 : The Allahabad High Court on Saturday has ordered the transfer of 368 judicial officers of subordinate courts in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Enforcement Directorate must use its penalising powers: Jaitley
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the penalising powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) should be used expeditiously in cases of non- compliance.

  • PM Modi to address nation through 31st Mann Ki Baat tomorrow
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation through his Mann Ki Baat programme at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

  • Digvijay Singh removed as Congress general secretary in charge of Goa
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday replaced office bearers in charge of party units in Goa and Karnataka.

  • EVM tamper issue: EC to hold all-party meeting
    Chandigarh , April 29 : Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Saturday said the polling panel will soon hold an all party meeting to clear doubts raised by political parties over the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being tampered.

  • Congress had proof against BJP, never misused it: Nabi Azad over Dhingra report
    New Delhi , April 29 : Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the alleged leak of Dhingra commission report in the Robert Vadra case, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday stated that the grand old party had proof against the BJP leaders and their relatives, but never used it to harass them.

  • Shahbaz Sharif says will quit politics if Imran proves bribery claim
    Sargodha [Pakistan], April 29 : Punjab Province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday said he would quit politics if Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan is able to prove that his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had offered the latter Rs. 10 billion to stay silent on the Panamagate case.

  • Telangana CM instructs for state funeral of R. Vidyasagar Rao
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Apr 29 : Expressing grief on the sad demise of irrigation expert and advisor to the Telangana Government R. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday instructed Chief Secretary S.P. Singh to accord the former a state funeral.

  • India draws two all with UK in Azlan Shah Cup
    Ipoh [Malaysia], Apr 29 : India and Great Britain drew their rain-delayed opening match at the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia, two all on Saturday.

  • Pak's 'dream' of building CPEC will never come true: Senior Gilgit leader
    Brussels [Belgium], April 29 : With the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) progressing at full steam, senior leader from Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Abdul Hamid Khan has asserted that the "dream" of the Pakistan Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of building the CPEC would never come true.

  • Amit Shah's 'Vistaar Yatra' in J-K: BJP leaders discuss peace, security
    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 29 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Saturday presided over a meeting with other saffron leaders and held discussions over how to make peace in the Valley during his two-day visit as a part of his national 'Vistaar Yatra'.

  • Beleaguered Kejriwal gets support from Rai, Khaira
    New Delhi Apr 29 : Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday got support from some of his party leaders.

  • Vettel pips Raikkonen to top Russian GP third practice
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 29 : Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel fended off his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari made a one-two finish in the third and final practice session of this weekend's Russian Grand Prix here on Saturday.

  • EPFO to provide 10 lakh homes in next two years
    New Delhi Apr 29 : The Empoyees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will join hands with the Urban Development Ministry to build 10 lakh homes in next two years, said Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Saturday.

  • Will vote for India in case of referendum: Senior Gilgit leader
    Brussels [Belgium], Apr. 29 : Asserting that India has never committed any atrocities on the people of Gilgit or forcefully occupied its land like Pakistan, senior leader from Gilgit Baltistan Abdul Hamid Khan stated that if a referendum was to take place then the people from the disputed territory would chose New Delhi over Islamabad for governance any given day.

  • Ludhiana factory catches fire
    Ludhiana (Punjab) , Apr 29 : A factory in Ludhiana, Punjab, caught fire on Saturday.

  • Pak Varsity bans 'bed sharing' in girls' hostels
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 29 : In what can be termed as a bizarre move, a well known university in Pakistan has banned "bed sharing" in girls' hostels.

  • Miss India finalist Sonika Chauhan killed in car accident
    Kolkata , April 29 : In a shocking incident, Miss India finalist Sonika Chauhan died in a car accident on Saturday at Lake Mall in Kolkata.

  • Sharif approves removal of Adviser Tariq Fatemi over Dawn leaks
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 29 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday approved the recommendations of the Dawn leaks inquiry committee to remove Tariq Fatemi as Advisor on Foreign Affairs.

  • Rome: Pope Francis rents private beach for 'disabled'
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 29 : His Holiness Pope Francis has rented a private beach near Rome in order to help a charity group people with disabilities enjoy the sea and sands.

  • Invited Poland to actively join 'Make in India': Hamid Ansari
    Onboard Air India One Apr 29 : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said he has invited Poland to become an active part of India's successful Make in India programme.

  • With U-Dictionary app, you can now tap to translate in WhatsApp
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : The latest version of U-Dictionary Android app (v 2.6.1) now allows you to just Copy an English Word in a WhatsApp message and instantly get the meaning in your native language via Tap to Translate feature.

  • Online support can help people with bipolar disorder
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 29 : Briton researchers have developed a cheap and accessible online relapse prevention tool for people, who seek support following treatment of Bipolar Disorder.

  • Bihar: Police seizes 27 liquor bottles in Gaya
    Gaya (Bihar) , Apr 29 : Police on Saturday arrested two persons with 27 bottles of liquor from Ganga Damodar Express in Bihar's Gaya station.

  • IRW '17: Indian handlooms take the ramp to revival
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : In the current melange of high-street labels and fast fashion, India Runway Week (IRW) Season 8 saw Indian handlooms weave its magic on the ramp on Day 1.

  • Prisoner shot to death in Delhi's Rohini court
    New Delhi,, Apr 29,: A prisoner, who was shot at in the premises of Delhi's Rohini court on Saturday morning, succumbed to his injuries.

  • Patna: Three injured in bomb blast in school
    Patna (Bihar), April 29 : At least three children were injured on Saturday after a low intensity bomb exploded in a Patna school.

  • Sonam Kapoor mourns nani's demise with heartfelt post
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Maternal grandmother of Sonam Kapoor, Draupadi Hingorani Bhambani, has passed away in the wee hours of Saturday.