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  • Odisha: Two Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking cattle transporters
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , May 28 : The Bhubaneswar Government Railway Police (GRP) on Saturday night arrested two Bajrang Dal activists for their alleged involvement in the attack on two cattle transporters at the Bhubaneswar Railway Station on Wednesday.

  • INS Ganga retiring today
    New Delhi , May 28 : Indian Navy frigate INS Ganga will be placed in non-operational category from Sunday, followed by decommissioning, after 32 years of service.

  • PM Modi to address nation on 32nd 'Mann Ki Baat'
    New Delhi , May 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday speak to the nation in the 32nd episode of the monthly programme 'Mann Ki Baat' at 11 a.m.

  • CBSE to announce Class 12th results today
    New Delhi , May 28 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the examination results of the Senior Secondary Examination (Class 12th) on May 28th.

  • British Airways cancels all Saturday flights from London's two biggest airports
    London (UK), May 27 : The British Airways has canceled all Saturday flights from London's two biggest airports after "a major IT system failure" caused severe disruption to flight operations worldwide.

  • Statins improves heart structure and function: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 : Briton researchers have found that group of drugs, which act to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood, is linked to improved heart structure and its function.

  • Uttarakhand: MeT Dept. issues rain, hailstorm warning for next 24 hrs
    Dehradun (Uttarakhand) , May 27 : The Uttarakhand Meteorological Department on Saturday issued warning of rain, hailstorm for next 24 hours.

  • Wawrinka beats Zverev to retain Geneva Open title
    Geneva [Switzerland], May 27 : Top seed Stan Wawrinka stormed back from a set down to successfully defend the Geneva Open title in a thrilling final against German outsider Mischa Zverev on Saturday.

  • Harmanpreet Kaur to represent Surrey Stars in ECB's Kia Super League
    New Delhi , May 27 : After her impressive debut with Sydney Thunder, star India all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will represent the Surrey Stars in Kia Super League, the T20 tournament hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

  • BCB 'not too keen' on Pakistan tour
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 27 : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chairman Nazmul Hassan has said that they will not be discussing any tours to Pakistan after learning that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had postponed their team's visit to Bangladesh in July.

  • WHO confirms first three cases of Zika Virus in India
    New Delhi , May 27 : The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday confirmed three cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus, including a pregnant woman, in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.

  • World Cup experience will help Australia in Champions Trophy: Travis Head
    London [UK], May 27 : Australian batsman Travis Head made a strong case for selection for the opening Champions Trophy game with an unbeaten 85 in their win over Sri Lanka in a warm-up match at the Oval on Friday.

  • Pakistan, Afghanistan, China hold first round of Trilateral Practical Cooperation Dialogue
    Islamabad [Pakistan], May 27 : The first round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on Saturday in which the three sides exchanged in-depth views on trilateral cooperation in a friendly atmosphere and agreed to promote practical measures for cooperation.

  • Criminal prosecution by IT Dept. surged by cent pct during Modi regime
    New Delhi , May 27 : Criminal prosecution by the Income Tax Department has witnessed a sharp increase of more than 100 percent during the last three years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government.

  • Andhra Pradesh: Six labourers killed, two injured due to illegal blasting in mine
    Andhra Pradesh , May 27, : At least six labourers were crushed to death and two sustained injury during illegal blasting in a mine in Phirangirpuram's Gollapalem of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Tral encounter: Search operation still underway in Rampur
    Rampur (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 27 : The Indian Army on Saturday said the search operation is underway to root out remaining terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Rampur area, even as six terrorists have been gunned down so far.

  • Rock climbing for three hours a week may treat depression
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 : A team of researchers have revealed that bouldering, a form of rock climbing performed without the use of ropes or harnesses, for three hours a week may help to treat depression.

  • 'Yaariyan' actor Himansh Kohli wants to do biopic on Salman Khan
    New Delhi , May 27 : Biopics seem to be the new way that sets cash registers ringing at the Box Office. With Bollywood filmmakers making biopics one after the other and actors showing their inclination towards it, it looks like films emerging on real life characters is a new trend in the film industry.

  • Trump to make final decision on Paris Accord next week
    New Delhi , May 27 : United States President Donald Trump has delayed his decision on the Paris Climate Accord, saying that he will make his final decision on it next week.

  • Chennai surfers dominate Day Two of 'Indian Open of Surfing'
    Mangaluru (Karnataka) , May 27 : The penultimate day of the second edition of the 'Indian Open of Surfing' witnessed a strong dominance from surfers from Chennai.

  • Monaco GP: Vettel tops final practice, Button given penalty
    Monte Carlo [Monaco], May 27 : Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel on Saturday dominated the final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.

  • After Rahul, now Akhilesh denied entry to Saharanpur
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , May 27 : Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday was denied permission to enter the riot-hit Saharanpur district, hours after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was stopped at the outskirts of the border.

  • Pak reopens Chaman Border crossing after 22 days
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], May 27 : Pakistan on Saturday opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman Border crossing on humanitarian grounds for Ramzan after remaining closed for 22 days in wake of the alleged Afghan attack in the country that claimed 12 lives.

  • No 'political' meaning of my meeting with PM Modi, insists Nitish
    New Delhi , May 27 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday should not be given any political interpretation.

  • Sacked BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui forms new party
    New Delhi , May 27 : Ousted Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui on Saturday formed a new party called 'Rashtriya Bahujan Morcha'.

  • Beware! Recreational cannabis doubles the risk of gum disease
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 : Beware! A study has warned that frequent recreational use of cannabis, including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil, doubles the risk of gum disease.

  • Rampur encounter: Four AK-47, two pistols recovered by Indian Army
    Rampur (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 27 : Six terrorists were killed as the Indian Army successfully foiled an infiltration bid in the Rampur sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

  • Touching souls announces second edition of International Tribal Games
    New Delhi , May 27 : Touching souls, a non-profit organization, yesterday announced its second edition junior level of the International Tribal games at India Habitat Centre in the presence of its founder Sabina Samad and event supported by ONGC.

  • Jammu Kashmir: Army confirms ten terrorists killed in 24 hours
    Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) May 27 : The Indian Army has confirmed killing 10 heavily armed intruders and terrorists in last 24 hours. It said that relentless operations by security forces have defeated desperate attempts by Pak and Pak sponsored agents to spread terror in the Jammu and Kashmir in the run up to the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Mauritius reiterates support for India's UNSC permanent membership
    New Delhi , May 27 : Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on Saturday reiterated his country unwavering support to India's legitimate aspiration for permanent membership of the United Nation Security Council (UNSC).

  • Musical legend Gregg Allman passes away at 69
    Georgia (U.S.), May 28 : Gregg Allman, the founding member of the Allman Brothers Band who overcame family tragedy, drug addiction and health problems to become a grizzled elder statesman for the blues music he loved passed away at 69.

  • Former U.S. Senator Jim Bunning dies at 85
    Washington DC (US), May 28 : Former U.S. Senator Jim Bunning, the only National Baseball Hall of Fame member ever to serve in Congress, has died at the age of 85.

  • Venkaiah Naidu, Kejriwal to jointly inaugurate Heritage Line stretch of Delhi Metro
    New Delhi , May 28 : Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will jointly inaugurate the Heritage Line stretch of Delhi Metro on Sunday.

  • Chief of Air Staff pays homage to Kargil martyrs
    Bhisiana (Punjab) , May 28 : Air Chief Marshal B. S. Dhanoa led a four aircraft, MiG-21 'Missing Man' formation flypast at AF Station Bhisiana on Saturday, to honour the valour and supreme sacrifice of Kargil martyrs.

  • UP: Four IPS officers transferred, Anant Dev becomes new SSP
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 27 : In the wake of a series of criminal atrocities reported in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday ordered transfer of four Indian Police Services (IPS) officers.

  • Paris climate accord: G7 leaders in imbroglio after Trump delay
    London [U.K.], May 27 : The G 7 leaders, in their final communique, have said that the summit in Italy has failed to bridge differences over climate change after United States President Donald Trump remained non-committal over the Paris Agreement.

  • Had 'extraordinary engagements' with Narendra Modi, says Mauritius PM
    New Delhi , May 27 : Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth on Saturday described his engagements with his counterpart, Narendra Modi, as "extra ordinary", saying that the relationship between two nations has been cemented further under his leadership.

  • Odisha: Man-eater leopard preys on four-year-old child
    Naupada (Odisha) , May 27 : In a horrific incident, a man-eater leopard preyed on a four-year-old child, who was sleeping beside his mother from here, last night.

  • Govt. keeping close watch on India's first Zika cases
    New Delhi , May 27 : The Health Ministry has asked the public to remain calm and said that India has a strong surveillance system to detect and contain new Zika virus infection.

  • Champions Trophy: Yuvraj Singh to miss first warm-up match against NZ
    New Delhi May 27 : The BCCI on Saturday confirmed that all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who is presently down with viral fever, will miss India's first warm-up match against New Zealand at The Oval on Sunday in their preparation for the Champions Trophy.

  • No promise to hold unbarred EVM hackathon was made: EC to AAP
    New Delhi , May 27 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday said that no promise to hold unbarred Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) Hackathon was made, which is being claimed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

  • Pakistani man killed in mortal shelling by Iranian border guards
    Panjgur [Pakistan], May 27 : A Pakistan man was reportedly killed after a mortar shell was fired allegedly by Iranian border guards in Balochistan's Panjgur district on Saturday, a government official said.

  • Mauritius PM meets President Pranab Mukherjee
    New Delhi , May 27 : Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on Saturday met President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

  • Kimi Raikkonen to start from pole at Monaco GP
    Monte Carlo [Monaco], May 27 : Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen will start from the pole position for the first time since 2008 after the Ferrari driver dominated qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix, scheduled for Sunday.

  • MP Govt waives off tax on 'Hindi Medium' and 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'
    New Delhi , May 27 : To ensure that the film reaches to a maximum number of people in the theatres, the Madhya Pradesh Government has decided to waive off the entertainment tax for Bollywood movies 'Hindi Medium' and Sachin Tendulkar's biopic 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'.

  • Mauritius PM meets Vice President Ansari, Union Minister Jaitley
    New Delhi , May 27 : Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on Saturday met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Union Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • Manchester Arena attack: UK reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'
    London [UK], May 27 : The terror threat level in United Kingdom has been reduced from "critical" to "severe" after temporarily raising the level in response to Manchester Arena attack in which 22 people were killed and several others injured.

  • Kerala: SFI protests against cattle slaughter ban by eating beef
    Kerala , May 27, : Students' Federation of India (SFI) on Saturday staged a protest in Kerala against ban on the sales of cattle for slaughter by eating beef outside University College, Trivandrum.

  • Nepotism exists in every industry, but talent does matter: Himansh Kohli
    New Delhi , May 27 : The nepotism debate, which was sparked off months ago by Kangana Ranaut on 'Koffee with Karan', has had celebrities expressing their opinions right up to this day.

  • Lankan Navy Chief reviews INA Passing out Parade
    Ezhimala (Kerala) , May 27 : Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne , chief of the Sri Lankan Navy, on Saturday reviewed the Passing out Parade (POP) of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala.

  • SRK thank fans for loving his youngest kid AbRam
    New Delhi , May 27 : AbRam, the youngest and cutest son of Bollywood's superstar Shah Rukh Khan, turns four today.

  • Saharanpur incident a 'conspiracy' to defame Yogi Govt: BJP
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) May 27, : Hours after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited riot-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hit out at him, saying that Saharanpur incident is a conspiracy to defame Yogi government.

  • Pakistan to play friendly T20 series against Afghanistan
    Karachi [Pakistan], May 27 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has announced that the national side will play two T20 matches against Afghanistan.

  • India to assist Sri Lanka in flood relief operations
    Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 27 : As catastrophic landslides and floods hit parts of Sri Lanka, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed concerned departments to provide all necessary assistance to the country in its flood relief operations.

  • Yogi Govt. has failed on law, order, says Rahul
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , May 27 : Despite being denied permission to visit Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday reached the riot-hit area, interacted with locals and asserted that the Yogi Government has failed to establish law and order situation in the state.

  • PM Modi giving foothold to 'anti-national' powers: Rahul Gandhi
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , May 27 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and claimed that latter is giving foothold to the anti-national powers in the Valley.

  • Tral encounter: One AK-47, one INSAS rifle recovered
    Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 27 : Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Saturday that one AK-47assault rifle and one INSAS rifle were recovered from the encounter site in Tral.

  • Lata Mangeskar praises PM Modi for naming India's longest bridge after Hazarika
    New Delhi , May 27 : Legendary singer Lata Mangeskar on Saturday praised Prime Minisiter Narendra Modi for naming the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge of Assam after renowned Assamese music legend Bhupen Hazarika.

  • Elimination of Sabzar Bhatt, a big boost for army morale
    New Delhi, Nagpur (Maharashtra) , May 27 : Defence experts believe that the successful elimination of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Sabzar Bhatt in Tral gives a huge boost to the morale of the Indian Army.

  • PM Modi is India's second Mahatma Gandhi, says Minister Vijay Goel
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , May 27 : Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday attracted controversy when he described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as India's second Mahatma Gandhi.