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  • In Punjab, unidentified motorcycle borne persons fired at RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Gagandeep Colony of Basti Jodhewal area of Ludhiana Tuesday morning.




  • BJP today questioned Congress leadership for their silence on the reported link between absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and Robert Vadra. ...




  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched gold options trading on the leading commodity bourse MCX and said this is one of the steps towards formal...



  • In Afghanistan, 20 people were killed and over 70 wounded in a suicide bombing targeting a police training centre attached to the headquarters in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province.




  • In Afghanistan, 20 people were killed and over 70 wounded in a suicide bombing targeting a police training centre attached to the headquarters in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. The deputy governor, Abdul Wali Sahee, said more than 20 people have been killed and over 70 wounded in the attack.




  • At the stock markets, after early weakness, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange swung between losses and gains, and had declined 62 points, to 32,572 a short while ago.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there should be an Ayurveda hospital in every district of the country and AYUSH Ministry is working in this di...



  • Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps. It will now enable a visit to Saturn's natural satellites as well as Jupiter's.




  • The Maltese investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who had exposed her country's links with the Panama Papers document leak, has been killed when a bomb destroyed her car as she was driving near her home. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that her death resulted from a "barbaric attack" that also assaulted freedom of expression, according to the newspaper reports.




  • India has taken several measures to tackle malnutrition in children and mothers. NITI Ayog has said, pregnant women and lactating mothers will now receive five thousand rupees in cash on fulfilling basic conditions of health and nutrition.



  • India has taken several measures to tackle malnutrition in children and mothers. NITI Ayog has said, pregnant women and lactating mothers will now receive five thousand rupees in cash on fulfilling basic conditions of health and nutrition.



  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has asked corporate bodies and private agencies to have a separate corpus for promoting science and technology research. Addressing the valedictory function of the four-day India International Science Festival in Chennai on Monday evening, he said India had a glorious tradition in science and technology and asked the youth to reclaim it by their dedicated and innovative research activities.



  • At least one suicide car bomber and a number of gunmen attacked a provincial police headquarters in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The Taliban claimed the responsibility for the attack.



  • Sri Lanka Navy has arrested eight Indian fishermen along with a boat for poaching in Sri Lankan waters last night. A navy spokesman said the arrest was made off Mannar basin and the fishermen will be handed over to the Fisheries Department in Mannar for onward legal action.



  • US President Donald Trump has said his country is not taking sides in the Iraqi government's seizure of the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. Talking to reporters at the White House, President Trump said that the US does not like Iraqi and Kurdish troops clashing.



  • British Prime Minister, Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker agreed that the pace of negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union should be stepped up. In a joint statement from Brussel, both the leaders on Monday said they have reviewed the progress made in the Article 50 negotiations so far and agreed that these efforts should accelerate over the months to come.



  • The US military has said, it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters (IS) at the group's training camps in central Yemen, in the first such strikes in the country's conflict. US Central Command, which oversees US forces in the region, said in a statement in Aden that its forces killed dozens of IS members in a strike on two IS training camps in Al-Bayda Governorate.



  • Noted Indian-American attorney Ajay Raju has been honoured with the third American Bazaar Philanthropy award in recognition of his philanthropic activities in the US. Asif Ismail, publisher of The American Bazaar, an online ethnic news publication about Indian-Americans said Raju was honoured for his commitment to revive Philadelphia through the Germination Project.



  • At least five people were killed on Monday when a US drone targeted a terrorist hideout on Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. Security officials said initial reports showed that the drone fired at least four missiles at a house owned by a local terrorist commander having links with Haqqani network.




  • A spate of wildfires in central and north Portugal which started at the weekend has killed at least 39 people. Civil Defence authorities said dozens of the 145 fires still raging are considered serious.


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