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  • A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul this afternoon. The defence ministry said, in the latest deadly attack in the capital, a suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying army cadets coming out of the military academy.



  • China today warned that it would consider as a major offence if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the Dalai Lama as it deems the Tibetan spiritual leader a separatist trying to split Tibet from it. China routinely protests world leaders meeting the Dalai Lama.



  • Twelve paramilitary police were killed today in a fresh attack in Niger's restive southwest bordering Mali.Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum said there was a new attack.



  • The Police Commemoration Day is being observed across the country today.In new Delhi, at Police Memorial Ground Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid wreath and paid homage to the police martyrs.




  • Reserve Bank of India today said biometric identity number Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts is mandatory. The RBI clarification followed m...



  • Gold fell 100 rupees, to 30,650 rupees per ten grams at Delhi's bullion market, today, on weak demand from jewellers.




  • Gold fell 100 rupees, to 30,650 rupees per ten grams at Delhi's bullion market, today, on weak demand from jewellers.



  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who underwent angioplasty at AIIMS New Delhi, was discharged today. Yesterday, Mr.



  • In Maharashtra, ten labourers were killed and 20 injured when a truck ferrying them overturned near Sangli this morning.



  • A bipartisan group of 21 American Senators have called for sanctions against Myanmar and suspension of military aid in the wake of more than 500,000 Rohingyas fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh due to alleged human rights violations by the security forces. In a letter to Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, the Senators called on Myanmar government to immediately end its ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya; permit safe access to Myanmar for journalists, humanitarians, and United Nations fact-finding mission personnel.




  • The CBI has approached the government to reconsider its earlier decision and allow the agency to file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court in the Bofors case. Sources said, the agency has written a letter to the Department of Personnel and Training conveying that it wants to file the SLP challenging the Delhi High Court order in 2005 quashing all charges against Hinduja brothers in the case.



  • A study says that excessive use of smartphones and tablets may cause sleep deprivation in teens.The study found that adolescents who spend more than two hours a day with their gadgets are more likely to be sleep deprived.



  • Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have completed a spacewalk to install a new camera system on the orbiting laboratory's robotic arm.They replaced a blown fuse and installed a new high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station.




  • Sri Lankan Navy has said, it rescued seven Indian crew members of a cargo ship which was bound to Maldives.Navy spokesman Lankana Dissanayake told AIR correspondent that the cargo ship named ‘Maria Irudiyam’ was sailing from Tuticorin to Maldives when it encountered a problem last night.



  • In Afghanistan, three rockets were fired onto a diplomatic area in Kabul early today.According to Afghan police and witnesses, the rockets struck localities in Police Districts 9 and 10.



  • The Railway Board has ordered a review of all rail bridges in the country that need repair after it was found that out of the 275 such bridges only 23 had speed restrictions on them. The board had earlier sought details of the condition of bridges and found that the trains would pass on the 252 dilapidated bridges at its usual speed posing a safety hazard.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat tomorrow to launch several projects in Bhavnagar and Vadodara districts. Mr Modi will inaugurate the first phase of the 615 crore rupees Roll-on Roll-off(Ro Ro) ferry service between Ghogha in Bhavnagar district and Dahej in Bharuch in the Gulf of Cambay.



  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in Mann Ki Baat programme of All India Radio on 29th of this month.It will be the 37th edition of the monthly radio programme.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in Mann Ki Baat programme of All India Radio on 29th of this month.It will be the 37th edition of the monthly radio programme.



  • The US has said it will continue to work with Russia on issues that serves its national security interest, expressing hope that the two countries would team up to confront the Syrian crisis and the North Korean aggression among others. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference that a lot of that depends on Russia.


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