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Iran’s former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to run for the post again.

Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday unexpectedly filed to run in the country’s May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the ................

United Airlines apologises for dragging passenger off flight, new video emerges.

The chief executive of embattled United Airlines unequivocally apologised on Tuesday after a new video emerged online of the passenger..............

California police officer caught on camera punching black jaywalker in face.

A California police officer seen on video hurling a jaywalker to the ground and repeatedly punching him in the face will be the subject of a criminal investigation.................

Guess who convinced Donald Trump to bomb Syrian airbase? Son Eric answers.

US President Donald Trump’s son Eric has said that his father’s decision to launch a missile attack on a Syrian airbase was influenced by the reaction of his sister Ivanka.................

Will new law stop kidnapping, forced marriage? Pakistan’s Hindu women hope so.

Sapna Gobia is busy preparing for her wedding in Pakistan in a few weeks. In many ways, her wedding will follow traditions passed down through generations, with the bride and groom circling......

‘Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons’: White House press secy Spicer sparks row.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologised Tuesday for “insensitive” remarks in which he seemed to favourably compare Adolf Hitler’s actions during the Holocaust to atrocities................

People in Arunachal living difficult lives under India’s ‘illegal’ rule: China daily.

The people of Arunachal Pradesh live “difficult lives” under India’s “illegal” rule and they look forward to returning to China, a state-run Chinese daily claimed on Wednesday as it.................

New non-bailable warrant against Vijay Mallya in foreign exchange violations case.

A Delhi court on Wednesday issued an open ended non-bailable warrant against beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya in a case of allegedly evading summons in a Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA)........

Govt busy protecting cows, not women: Jaya Bachchan in Parliament.

The government is busy protecting cows not women, said Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan..............

Dry days ahead: MP, Chhattisgarh all set to follow Bihar’s lead on prohibition.

Two BJP-ruled states in northern India – Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh – are all set to follow Bihar’s lead by effecting total prohibition...........

April 14 will be Good Friday, not Digital India Day, for Meghalaya.

The Meghalaya government has decided against observing Digital India Day on April 14 because it coincides with Good Friday, an important occasion for.........

ATMs running 30% short of cash 5 months after note ban: Is this the new normal?

Bank ATMs are appearing to be running dry again — a problem that vexed these machines after the government scrapped 500- and 1,000-rupee notes last November and triggered a cash shortage............

US governor resigns after impeachment proceedings over sex scandal.

The governor of the conservative southern US state of Alabama resigned Monday, shortly after lawmakers began impeachment proceedings linked to his affair with a senior aide that was made public.............

Teacher, boy die when husband opens fire in California class.

A man walked into his estranged wife’s elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an eight-year-old student before shooting himself in a...........

Official demoted in China province for not smoking in front of religious leaders.

A ruling Communist party official in China’s volatile Uygur Muslim majority Xinjiang province was demoted for not “daring” to smoke in front of local religious leaders which is regarded.............

Who is ‘Mel’? US terror case may unmask New York police mole.

For years, a woman named “Mel” mingled with young Muslims in New York, telling them she was a Turkish convert to the faith looking for friends. In reality, she was a cop working................

RSS rethinks cow protection strategy, asks gau rakshaks to shun violence.

Growing public outrage over cow vigilantism seems to have forced the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to do a rethink on its strategy to save the bovine. The Sangh wants its cow protection............

Gujarat’s largest Muslim ghetto plans to set up modern shelter for cows.

Juhapura – the largest Muslim ghetto in Gujarat – has become one of its first localities to propose setting up a modern bovine shelter, 10 days after the state government made cow slaughter................

No excuse for terrorism flowing from Pak: UK defence secy ahead of India visit.

The United Kingdom needs to be more forthright on terrorism, particularly on terrorism that “flows across” Pakistan’s borders into Afghanistan and elsewhere, defence secretary Michael Fallon..........

Indian cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates rescued but 8 crew missing.

Somali security forces have liberated an Indian cargo ship from the pirates who hijacked it, but only two of the ten-man crew were rescued, authorities in central Somalia said Monday.................

Fresh cracks on Chennai’s Anna Salai spark fears of another cave-in.

Fresh cracks have emerged on Chennai’s Anna Salai, barely two days after a state-run bus and a car fell into a crater that opened up on the arterial road........

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised at NDA meet: Five things you need to know.

It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day out on Monday. He travelled to Delhi’s Akshardham temple in a Metro with his Australian counterpart, Malcolm..............

No-fly zone: US President Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter.

President Donald Trump can only look at the personal helicopter parked on the front lawn of his Mar-a-Lago resort. As far as going for a ride in it, he’s grounded...............

China takes credit for rescuing ship in Gulf of Aden, silent on Indian Navy’s role.

China on Monday blanked out the Indian Navy’s role in rescuing a ship belonging to the island nation of Tuvalu in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday, saying it was an operation carried out by the..........

Dollars and euros: How a Malaysian firm helped fund North Korea’s leadership.

Over the past two decades, North Korean-born Han Hun Il, the founding chief executive of a Malaysian conglomerate, funnelled money to the leadership in Pyongyang, a North Korean defector..........

Online hate speech fuels Islamophobia in China.

The flood of angry anti-Muslim rhetoric on social media was the first sign of how fiercely the suburban middle-class homeowners in this central China city opposed a planned mosque ...............

BJP’s Raja Singh booked for his threat to behead those opposing Ram temple.

Hyderabad Police have booked controversial Bharatiya Janata Party legislator T Raja Singh for allegedly threatening to behead those who attempt to stop the construction of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya..............

In Rajya Sabha, Congress alleges CBI, ED being used for political purposes.

Opposition Congress on Monday forced two adjournments of Rajya Sabha proceedings in the pre-noon session over alleged misuse of ED and CBI..............

Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad books Air India ticket, but travels to Delhi by train.

Shiv Sena parliamentarian Ravindra Gaikwad booked a ticket on an Air India flight from Pune to New Delhi for Monday but instead travelled by the Rajdhani Express from Mumbai............................

After Srinagar violence kills 8, Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP wants Anantnag by-election postponed.

Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling party asked the Election Commission on Monday to postpone the April 12 Lok Sabha byelection in Anantnag after widespread violence during a similar poll in Srinagar............

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