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  • Afghanistan: Premature detonation kills six militants, injures four
    Kabul, Mar 23 : At least six militants were killed in a premature detonation of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Afghanistan's Helmand province, local Khaama Press reported.

  • Arctic sea ice maximum at record low for third straight year
    Washington, Mar 23 : Arctic sea ice was at a record low maximum extent for the third straight year, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA.

  • Kolkata: Bridge of Hope recognises academic excellence amongst underprivileged children
    Kolkata, Mar 23 : With a mission to emphasize the need for education, Believers Church's child care project, Bridge of Hope, held felicitation functions for underprivileged children, who have exhibited academic excellence, at a recent event in Kolkata.

  • US President condoles loss of lives in British terror attack
    Washington, Mar 23 : US President Donald Trump spoke to British PM Theresa May to express his condolence over the loss of lives in the militant attack in London city on Wednesday.

  • New Baywatch trailer released
    Mumbai,Mar 23 : A new trailer of the movie 'Baywatch' has been released online.

  • FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference
    New York, Mar 23 : Over a year ago, on 20 February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston made a category 5 landfall along the north coast of Fiji's largest, most populous island, Viti Levu, killing at least 44 people, and grounding flights to and from the Pacific Island nation.

  • DR Congo: UN, partners need urgent aid for over 370,000 displaced in south-east province
    New York, Mar 23 : Intercommunal violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, a top United Nations aid official in the country has said, warning that the current response is being outstripped by the needs.

  • ICC adds one year to Bemba's conviction for attempted bribery of witnesses
    New York, Mar 23 : The United Nations-backed International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced the former Congolese Vice-President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, to another year in prison and about $325,000 in fines for interfering with his trial.

  • Britain terror attack kills 5
    London, Mar 23 : The terror attack near UK's parliament building on Wednesday afternoon has left at least five people killed and 40 others injured, police said.

  • Brie Larson all set to play First Female Presidential Candidate
    Los Angeles [USA], Mar.23 : Ever heard about the first female president candidate of America, Victoria Woodhull?

  • UK Parliament attack: PM Modi extends support in fight against terrorism
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Condemning the recent terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India stands with the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism.

  • World leaders condemn U.K. Parliament attack
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : In the wake of the unfortunate terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday, political leaders across the world have come forward and condemned the incident in strong words.

  • Trump associates might have coordinated with Russians: U.S. Officials
    New York [U.S.A.], Mar. 23 : The FBI has information that indicates associates of U.S. President Donald Trump might have communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging Hillary Clinton's campaign in the elections.

  • No escalation of security in Delhi, Mumbai post U.K. Parliament attack
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : There will be no major escalation in security measures in the metropolitan cities of India - Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai - following the major terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday.

  • Didn't expect disloyalty from S.M. Krishna: NCP
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Day after former Congress leader S.M. Krishna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) dubbed his decision as 'opportunism' saying that a person of his reputation was not expected to be disloyal and selfish.

  • Trump Jr faces backlash over tweet post U.K. Parliament attack
    New York [U.S.A.], Mar. 23 : Donald Trump Jr is facing criticism for posting a distasteful tweet featuring London Mayor Sadiq Khan hours after a major terror attack on the Houses of Parliament in London, which left four, including a police officer, dead.

  • U.K. Parliament attack: NYPD increases security following incident
    New York [U.S.A.], Mar. 23 : Following a major terror attack on the U.K. Parliament in London, the New York Police Department (NYPD) has stepped up security measures in the United States.

  • SC to hear Common Cause's plea seeking ban on illegal mining in Odisha
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : The Supreme Court will today continue the hearing on the plea filed by NGO Common Cause seeking complete ban on the illegal mining across Odisha.

  • Supreme Court to hear Babri Masjid demolition case today
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : The Supreme Court will today hear the conspiracy charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti in connection with the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case.

  • Will continue to raise voice to get back our symbol: Panneerselvam on EC's decision
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 23 : Expressing disappointment over the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam said he would raise his voice legally to get back the symbol.

  • U.K. Parliament attack: Westminster lockdown over
    London [UK], Mar. 23 : The lockdown of Westminster following the attack on the U.K. Parliament seems to be over, after several hours.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson condemns U.K. Parliament attack
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Following the attack on the U.K. Parliament on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has expressed condolence to the victims and their families.

  • U.K. Parliament attack: Four dead including assailant, police officer
    London [U.K.], Mar. 23 : Four people have died, including a police officer, and at least 20 people injured in a major

  • All my achievements dimmed in comparison to what I felt when I gave birth to Adira: Rani Mukherji
    Rani Mukerji took a break from the life she knew to concentrate on the life she made — Adira. She was immersed in motherhood, and movies were nowhere in the picture.

  • UK: Woman killed, several injured in Westminster 'terror attack'
    London, Mar 22 : In a suspected terror attack, a woman was killed and several others received "cataclysmic injuries" as gunshots were fired outside the Parliament House in UK's Westminister Bridge on Wednesday, media reports said.

  • Wastewater should be recognized as a valuable resource, UN says on World Water Day
    New York, Mar 22 : In a world where the demand for water continues to grow and the resource is finite, a new United Nations report argues that wastewater, discarded into the environment every day, once treated, can help meet the needs for freshwater as well as for raw materials for energy and agriculture.

  • Non-bailable case registered against poet Srijato for his FB post "hurting religious feelings"
    Kolkata, Mar 22 : A non-bailable case has been registered against eminent Bengali poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay in a Siliguri court in north Bengal on Wednesday for allegedly hurting religious sentiment through a Facebook post, officials said.

  • Tata Tea releases Jaago Re film on World Water Day
    Mumbai, Mar 22 : Taking the conversation on 'Pre-activism' forward, Jaago Re has released a new film on the World Water Day that highlights how we can do our small bit through our everyday actions and make a difference.

  • Police calls UK Parliament House attack a 'terrorist act'
    London, Mar 22 : Westminister Police said they are treating the gunshots outside the United Kingdom Parliament House as a terrorist attack, which occurred few hours ago on Wednesday, according to BBC World News.

  • Assam multi crore scam: V&AC sleuths raid at social welfare office in Dispur Janata Bhawan
    Guwahati, Mar 22 : The sleuths of Assam police Vigilance and Anti Corruption (V&AC) on Wednesday raided the Social Welfare department office in Dispur Janata Bhawan in connection with the Rs 2250 crore scam in the department.

  • Senior mission leaders train at Manekshaw Centre
    New Delhi, Mar 23 : Senior Mission Leaders (SML) Course started in the year 2005 and is the highest recognised course in the UN system. Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) under MEA is conducting present course from 20-31 Mar 2017.

  • Ice in Ceres' shadowed craters linked to tilt history
    Washington, Mar 23 : Dwarf planet Ceres may be hundreds of millions of miles from Jupiter, and even farther from Saturn, but the tremendous influence of gravity from these gas giants has an appreciable effect on Ceres' orientation.

  • Suresh Prabhu greets Smriti Irani on birthday
    New Delhi, Mar 23 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday greeted Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on her birthday.

  • PM Modi pays tribute to Ram Manohar Lohia
    New Delhi, Mar 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Ram Manohar Lohia on the latter's birth anniversary.

  • PM Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh on martyrdom day
    New Delhi, Mar 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their martyrdom day.

  • 'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
    New York, Mar 23 : Warning that as many as 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will be living in areas with extremely scare water by 2040, the United Nations children's agency has called on governments to take immediate measures to curb the impact on the lives of children.

  • Vital for Sri Lanka to send message that 'impunity is no longer tolerated' underlines UN rights chief
    New York, Mar 23 : Presenting an oral update on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, the top United Nations human rights official said that a general lack of trust in the impartiality of the justice system in the country regarding past violations and continuing "unwillingness or inability" to address impunity reinforces the need for international participation in a judicial mechanism.cNew York, Mar 23 : Presenting an oral update on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, the top United Nations human rights official said that a general lack of trust in the impartiality of the justice system in the country regarding past violations and continuing "unwillingness or inability" to address impunity reinforces the need for international participation in a judicial mechanism.

  • Britain terror attack: Narendra Modi condemns
    New Delhi, Mar 23 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condemned the terror attack in Britain which killed at least five people.

  • Kate Winslet slams body shamers with an inspiring speech
    Washington D.C. [USA], Mar.23 : Kate Winslet just gave us one more reason to love her.

  • Eiffel Tower goes dark to pay tribute to London attack victims
    Paris [France], Mar. 23 : The lights of the Eiffel Tower were turned off at midnight to pay respect for the victims of Wednesday's vehicle and knife attack in Westminster.

  • Marathon County shooting: Four dead including cop
    Rothschild (Wisconsin) [USA], Mar. 23 : One police officer and three civilians were killed in a series of shootings on Wednesday afternoon in Marathon County, according to the Police.

  • Adityanath's decision to ban pan masala should be taken in right perspective: BJP
    Mumbai/New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Hailing newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's directive to ban pan masala in the government offices, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the decision was a positive step and should be taken in the correct perspective.

  • France, Israel pay tribute to U.K. Parliament attack victims
    London [U.K.], Mar. 23 : Akin to other terror attacks in the recent years, countries like France and Israel showed solidarity with London post the major terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday here.

  • S.M. Krishna joining BJP not a loss for party: Congress
    Bengaluru/New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Close on the heels of Congress leader S.M. Krishna joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the grand old party said his ouster from the party was not loss for them.

  • U.K. Parliament attack: Death toll rises to five, at least 40 injured
    London [U.K.], Mar. 23 : The Met Police have confirmed that five people, including the attacker, died and at least 40 were injured in the major terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday here.

  • Adityanath's decision to ban pan masala not objectionable: JD(U)
    Patna/New Delhi , Mar. 23 : The Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday hailed newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's decision to ban 'pan masala' in the government premises in the state.

  • AIADMK symbol frozen as Sasikala faction illegally usurped general secretary office: DMK
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 23 : Welcoming the Election Commission of India's (ECI) move to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday said V.K. Sasikala's faction had tried to illegally usurp the office of party general secretary.

  • Taj Mansingh Hotel auction: SC to hear plea today
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : The Supreme Court will today continue the hearing in connection with the plea of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) against the Delhi High court order allowing the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to auction the Taj Mansingh Hotel, located in the Lutyen's zone.

  • Delhi HC to hear Swaraj India's plea seeking common symbol for civic polls
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : The Delhi High Court will today continue hearing Swaraj India's plea seeking allotment of common symbol to the party to contest the upcoming municipal elections in the national capital.

  • No Indian casualty reported in U.K. Parliament attack: Sushma Swaraj
    New Delhi , Mar. 23 : In the wake of the attack on the U.K. Parliament on Wednesday, Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has shown solidarity with London and has assured that there was no Indian casualty reported.

  • U.K. Parliament attack: Both Houses to open as usual on Thursday
    London [UK], Mar. 23 : The U.K. Parliament has confirmed it would be open as usual on Thursday despite the attack on it and the lockdown of Westminster.

  • EC's decision on AIADMK symbol: Will get it back, says Dinakaran
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 23 : Soon after the Election Commission of India (ECI) decided to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, party deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran asserted the decision would not affect them in the upcoming R.K. Nagar by-polls.

  • Four killed, 20 wounded in UK Parliament terror attack in London
    London, Mar 22 : At least four people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a terror attack near UK's parliament building on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

  • EC freezes AIADMK party symbol ahead of by-election
    New Delhi, Mar 22 : The Election Commission has frozen the party symbol of AIADMK over the dispute between Sasikala and Paneerselvam camps ahead of by-election in late former CM J Jayalalitha's constituency, media reports on Wednesday.

  • UN atomic agency co-hosts international meeting on cancer in developing countries
    New York, Mar 22 : Cancer can be a death warrant in some developing countries, spurring the United Nations atomic agency and the international community on Wednesday to hold a high-level discussion on how to get more funding and support for treatment to parts of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.

  • Kolkata: BJP activists hold protest march over Narada issue, scuffle with police
    Kolkata, Mar 22 : Demanding an immediate action against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader-ministers, who were seen taking money in Narada sting tapes, the Kolkata unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hosted a protest rally in the city on Wednesday.

  • UK gunshot: Police says public safety is first priority
    London, Mar 22 : Hours after gunshots were fired outside Parliament House on Wednesday, Commander B J Harrington of Metropolitan Police while interacting with media said that the public safety is the first priority to them.

  • Assam govt signs MoU with SBI to provide housing, educational loan at subsidised interest rates
    Guwahati, Mar 22 : To provide housing loan and educational loan at subsidised interest rates to the employees of the state government, a MoU was signed on between the Assam government and State Bank of India on Wednesday.

  • UK gunshots: PM May safe, several injured
    London, Mar 22 : Prime Minister of United Kingdom Theresa May is safe after the gunshot that occurred outside the Parliamentary House little while ago on Wednesday while several others are injured, according to BBC News.

  • Volkswagen announces the start of production for Tiguan in India
    Mumbai, Mar 22 : Volkswagen, Europe's leading car manufacturer, today announced the start of production for its premium SUV Tiguan at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra.