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Donald Trump slams Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

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US President Donald Trump today ruled out a hasty withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan to end Americas longest war, as he warned Pakistan of consequences for providing safe havens to terrorists and sought an enhanced role for India to bring peace in the war-torn country.Trump, in his first prime...

SC to pronounce judgement on 'triple talaq' tomorrow

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The Supreme Court would tomorrow pronounce a historic judgement on the controversial issue of whether the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims is fundamental to the religion. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day ...

Malegaon blast case: SC to hear bail plea of Colonel Purohit, in jail for past 9 years, on Monday

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the bail plea of Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. On August 17, he had told the apex court that he had been caught in "political crossfire" and was languishing in jail for nine years without ev...

Huge train accident near Muzaffarnagar; many coaches derail, 5 dead so far, dozens injured

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Huge train accident near Muzaffarnagar; many coaches derail, 5 dead so far, dozens injuredAccording to reports, 18477 Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli, Muzaffarnagar. Helpline numbers are 9760534054, 5101 & 94544 55183.

Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO MD with immediate effect

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Vishal Sikka has resigned as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys with immediate effect, the company stated in a communication to the exchanges on Friday morning. Sikka cited among his reasons for leaving "a continuous stream of distractions and disruptions over the recent...

Van hits pedestrians in Barcelona 'terror attack'

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A driver deliberately ploughed a van into pedestrians on one of Spains busiest streets today, wounding a number of people in what police said was a "terrorist attack"."Huge collision on Las Ramblas in Barcelona by an individual driving a van, many injuries," a statement from Catalan police said.T...

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un briefed on Guam missile plan: KCNA

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles near Guam but hinted that he would hold off on the launch, Pyongyang’s state media said Tuesday. Kim “examined the plan for a long time” and “discussed it” with commanding officers yesterday during his inspection of the c...

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on Independence Day eve

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Newly elected President Ram Nath Kovind is addressing the nation on Monday for the first time on the eve of India’s 71st Independence Day celebrated on August 15. Kovind was elected as the President on July 20 and he took oath as the 14th President on July 25 replacing Pranab Mukherjee. Earlier i...

Trade war looming between India-China: Chinese state media

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A trade war seems to be looming between India and China after New Delhi imposed anti-dumping duties on 93 Chinese products amidst a military standoff in Doklam area, two state media reports here said today. An article in The Global Times, part of the ruling Communist Party's publication group, ur...

Turf war: Centre and West Bengal Govt squabble over Independence Day celebration

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West Bengal Government has turned down Centres request to hold various activities including a pledge taking ceremony at the educational institutions in the State in response to Prime Ministers call for freeing India from communalism, terrorism, casteism, corruption and filth by 2022 in commemorat...

On the eve of Independence Day, India-Pakistan's flag war at Attari-Wagah border

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Ahead of their respective Independence Day celebrations, India and Pakistan officials seem to playing the game of tall flags. It began in March when the Amritsar Improvement Trust hoisted 360 feet tall tricolor during BJP leader Anil Joshi's stint as minister in Punjab government. Rs 3.5 crore wa...

30 killed in floods and landslides in Nepal

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The death toll from floods and landslides in Nepal rose to 49 today with thousands of families displaced from their homes due to incessant rainfall in several districts across the country, officials said.According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, at least 13 persons were injured in the rain-relat...