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  • PM Modi express' solidarity with British PM over Manchester attack
    New Delhi , May 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to express solidarity over the recent Manchester terror attack.

  • Don't pay heed to inflammatory speeches urges UP CM
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 24 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday appealed to the people of the state to not to pay heed to any inflammatory speeches spread by 'certain elements'.

  • New defence procurement policy in offing: Jaitley
    New Delhi May 24 : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government would soon roll out new strategic partnership policy and rope in private players to jointly manufacture defence equipments under the 'Make in India' initiative.

  • Rudy wonders why Lalu involved children in lust of money
    New Delhi May 24 : Union Minister for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday sought to know why Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav involved his children in his lust for money.

  • Cabinet apprised of MoU between India, Bangladesh on cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space
    New Delhi May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

  • Cabinet approves JDI between Germany, India on cooperation of alternative medicine
    New Delhi May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday has approved the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between Germany and India regarding cooperation in the sector of alternative medicine.

  • Priyanka Chopra does 'Baywatch' run, sings Swift song's 'goat meme' version
    New Delhi , May 24 : Priyanka Chopra is the latest star to take the spotlight in Vogue's viral '73 Questions' series.

  • Spanish court orders Lionel Messi, dad to jail for 21-months for tax fraud
    Madrid [Spain], May 24 : The Supreme Court of Spain sentenced Argentine and Barcelona FC football star Lionel Messi to serve a 21-month jail sentence and pay a fine of 2.09 million Euro (USD 2.25 million) for tax fraud on Wednesday.

  • Center approves Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project
    New Delhi , May 24 : The NDA Government in the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project.

  • Twin blasts in Indonesia, Three killed
    Jakarta [Indonesia], May 24: At least three people were killed and several injured after two powerful blasts took place at a bus terminal in East Jakarta on Wednesday night.

  • Trump discussed terrorism, climate change with Pope
    New York [U.S.], May 24 : : Pope Francis appears to have left his mark on U.S. President Donald Trump as they had their first face-to-face meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday.

  • Cabinet approves providing preference to 'Make in India' in government procurements
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Union Government on Wednesday approved policy for providing preference to 'Make in India' in Government procurements.

  • PM Modi to undertake four nation tour from May 29
    New Delhi , May 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be undertaking a four-nation visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France from May 29 to June 3 to consolidate bilateral relations and invite investments in India.

  • Brad meets SRK during his 'Pitt'-stop in Mumbai
    New Delhi , May 24 : Brad Pitt, who is in Mumbai for the promotion of his upcoming film 'War Machine,' spent some time with Shah Rukh Khan.

  • Three years of Modi: Financial schemes take a big leap
    New Delhi May 24 : As the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)government is about to complete three-years in office, various financial schemes of the government have taken a big leap.

  • BSP is trying to politicize Saharanpur clash: BJP
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) May 24 : Condemning the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur which resulted in one of them being killed and around 12 others injured, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjiv Balyan on Wednesday criticised the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and asserted that they trying to politicise the matter.

  • India will achieve SDG-3 targets in health sector: Nadda
    Geneva [Switzerland], May 24 : :Congratulating Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian health minister for becoming the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Union Minister J.P. Nadda said India looks forward to working with him to build a strong, resilient health system, especially in developing countries, and to mitigate any vulnerability to health crisis.

  • Jammu Kashmir Minister says Major Gogoi's intentions correct
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : Jammu and Kashmir Minister Priya Sethi on Wednesday asserted that Army Major Gogoi's intentions were correct and only aimed at saving the local people.

  • Palaniswamy meets PM, mum on tie up with BJP for local polls
    New Delhi , May 24 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to seek Centre's intervention on the setting up of the Cauvery River Management Authority and seeking relief for farmers.

  • KAS officer files complaint against four IAS officers alleging harassment
    Bengaluru(Karnataka) , May 24: Karnataka Administrative Service officer K. Mathai has filed a complaint against four IAS officers for allegedly harassing him.

  • Union Cabinet scraps FIPB
    New Delhi , May 24: The Union Cabinet on Monday abolished the 25 year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) that oversees Foreign Direct Investment proposals requiring the government's approval.

  • Studying bottom of pyramid banking habits
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), along with Grameen Foundation India, recently concluded a study entitled "Scaling Digital Financial Services: Research and Innovation". Aimed at gauging savings and banking habits of the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) populace - both rural and urban - the study threw up some interesting revelations.

  • ICC announces three-year partnership with Hublot
    Dubai [UAE], May 24 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a long-term deal with luxury brand Hublot which will include all ICC events till 2020.

  • Ex-ISI official admits Kulbhushan Jadhav captured from Iran
    Lahore [Pakistan], May 24 : : Amjad Shoaib, an ex-ISI official and a retired Lieutenant General of the Pakistan Army, has acknowledged India's claim that Kulbhushan Jadhav was captured from Iran.

  • Here's when the adventurous escapades of 'Jagga Jasoos' will unfold
    New Delhi , May 24 : After a lot of speculations, 'Jagga Jassos' is finally going to hit the theatres on July 14.

  • Bank robbery by militants foiled in Kashmir
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : A bank robbery by two suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district was successfully foiled on Wednesday.

  • Strict bedtime can help your kid get sufficient sleep
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Parents, you may want to set a strict bedtime for your kids as it has emerged as by far the best way to make sure they get the sleep they need on weekdays.

  • How effective is your sunscreen?
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Sunscreen is of utmost importance to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. With a whole myriad of advertisements flashing on the screens on a daily basis, consumers struggle to choose which products are the safest.

  • Uzma's brother: Sushma Swaraj did what seemed impossible
    New Delhi May 24 : The Indian government has done more than expected for Uzma, said Wasim Ahmad, brother of Uzma, who got permission from the Islamabad High Court to return to India.

  • Two Chinese nationals kidnapped at gunpoint from Quetta
    Lahore [Pakistan], May 24 : :Two Chinese nationals were reportedly kidnapped on Wednesday from the Jinnah town area of Quetta,the provincial capital of Balochistan.

  • Manchester attack: Father, brother of Abedi arrested
    Tripoli/London [World] May 24 : The brother and father of Manchester attack bomber have been arrested in Libya. British Police have also arrested one more person in connection with the attack.

  • President condoles the loss of lives in Uttarakhand bus accident
    New Delhi May 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee has written to Dr. Krishan Kant Paul, the Governor of Uttarakhand, conveying his condolences on the loss of lives due to a bus accident in Uttarakhand on Wednesday.

  • Twin blasts in Indonesia , three killed
    Jakarta [Indonesia], May 24: At least three people were killed and several injured after two powerful blasts took place at a bus terminal in East Jakarta on Wednesday night.

  • People who follow rules, decorum face consequences: Shiv Sena
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 24 : Rebutting Karnataka minister R. Roshan Baig's objecting to the chanting of "Jai Maharashtra", Shiv Sena leader Neelam Ghore on Wednesday asserted that those who follow rules and decorum in life are the ones who face consequences.

  • Militants shot PDP worker at Srinagar's Barzulla district
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) May 24 : A Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (JKPDP or PDP) worker was allegedly shot by militants in Srinagar's Barzulla district on Wednesday night.

  • Cabinet approves funds for national waterways development, maintenance
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the amendment of Central Road Fund Act, 2000 to allocate 2.5 per cent of the proceeds of Central Road Fund (CRF) for development and maintenance of National Waterways (NWs) and a reduction in the share provided for development of National Highways.

  • Cabinet approves proposed Indo-Spain MoU on organ transplant services
    New Delhi May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Transplant Organization, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain and the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India on cooperation in the field of Organ Transplant Services.

  • Young entrepreneur introduces 'modern kitchen' in Kashmir
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : Muzamil Ahmad is a Kashmiri entrepreneur who has introduced the modular kitchen concept in the Kashmir Valley.

  • Trump terms Kim Jong -Un as 'Madman with nuclear weapons'
    Moscow[Russia], May24 : U.S. President Donald Trump held a private telephonic conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during which he labeled North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "madman with nuclear weapons."

  • 15 wrestlers found dope positive have been suspended: NADA DG
    New Delhi , May 24 : National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Director General Navin Agarwal on Wednesday said nine powerlifters and six bodybuilders who were found dope positive during a routine check-up have been temporarily suspended.

  • Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Assam
    New Delhi May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the establishment of new AIIMS at Kamrup (North Guwahati Revenue circle).

  • No breakthrough on missing Sukhoi-30 IAF aircraft
    Tejpur (Assam) May 24 : There has been no development in locating the Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30 aircraft and its pilots which went missing earlier in the day during a routine sortie.

  • Saharanpur DM sacked after fresh clashes
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) May 24 : In the wake of clashes between two communities in Saharanpur, the District Magistrate Nagendra Parsad Singh was on Wednesday sacked over his inability to control the fresh bout of violence in the area.

  • Madras HC stays announcement of NEET exam results
    Madurai (Tamil Nadu) , May 24 : In a major relief for lakhs of Tamil Nadu medial students, the Madras High Court's Madurai branch on Wednesday ordered an interim stay on the announcement of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam results.

  • Aviva Life Insurance Bags 'Product of the Year 2017'
    New Delhi , May 24 (ANI-Businesswire India): Aviva Heart Care has been voted as Product of the Year 2017, for product innovation in the insurance category.

  • Donald Trump should be scared of Comey's testifying in public: Wittes
    New York [U.S.], May 24 : : James Comey's friend on Tuesday said if he were in place of President Donald Trump he would be scared of the former FBI Director's testimony in public , which he has agreed to give after Memorial Day .

  • Philippines may impose nationwide martial law to tackle IS
    Manila [The Philippines], May 24 : The Philippines may be put under martial law to tackle the threat of Islamic State, said President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday.

  • BJP has substantial evidence on 'benami' assets case, says Sushil Modi
    Patna (Bihar) May 24 : After Misa Bharti, the daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav, and her husband, were summoned by the income tax department in connection with a 'benami' assets case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Modi asserted that Bharti had Rs. 20 lakhs of black money and there is substantial evidence to support and expose it.

  • Need to bring stringent law against doping: Vijay Goel
    New Delhi , May 24 : Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on Wednesday asserted that it is important to introduce a stringent law to prevent doping in sports.

  • Samosa seller's son from Telangana secures top rank in JEE Mains
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , May 24 : Young Vabilisetti Mohan Abhyas of Hyderabad has put forth an exemplary example to others that nothing is impossible if you have the zeal to work hard.

  • DNA may have only modest impact on sexual assault arrests
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Most arrests in sexual assault cases occur before crime laboratory results are available, a new study found, suggesting that DNA testing may influence arrests in just a small number of cases.

  • Champions Trophy clash against Pakistan is like any other game: Virat Kohli
    Mumbai , May 24 : With just few days left for the commencement of his side's Champions Trophy campaign against Pakistan ,Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said that the match against the arch-rivals will be seen as just another game of cricket that everyone looks forward to.

  • Pak ISPR claim of destroying Indian Army posts fake: Sources
    New Delhi , May 24 : Indian Army sources on Wednesday said the Pakistan armed forces claim that they had destroyed Indian Army posts in Jamuu and Kashmir in retaliatory firing is fake.

  • Pranab Mukherjee to receive 'Mann Ki Baat' book on May 26
    New Delhi May 24 : President, Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of the book 'Mann Ki Baat' - A social revolution on Radio, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, here on May 26.

  • IT department has cracked down on over 400 benami transactions till May 23
    New Delhi , May 24 : Income Tax Directorates of Investigation have identified more than 400 benami transactions up to 23 May, 2017.

  • CPI (M) condemns attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur
    New Delhi May 24 : The political bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) on Wednesday condemned the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur which has resulted in one of them being killed.

  • Benami case: IT officials summon Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti
    New Delhi , May 24 : Misa Bharti, the daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav, and her husband, were summoned on Wednesday by the income tax department in connection with a 'benami' assets case.

  • NIA files first charge sheet in serial blasts by 'Base Movement'
    Hyderabad (Telangana) May 24 : The Hyderabad Branch of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet before the NIA Special Court in Bangalore against three accused on Wednesday.

  • Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigns
    Kathmandu [Nepal], May 24 : : Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal reportedly submitted his resignation to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, thus paving the way for Nepali Congress Chief Sher Bahadur Deuba to become the next premier as per an understanding the two leaders had reached in August 2016.

  • Two dead, eight injured after mini bus overturns in Himachal Pradesh
    Solan (Himachal Pradesh) , May 24 : Two passengers were killed and eight others were injured after a mini bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district.