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US labor department accuses Google of underpaying female workers.

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men................

Images of babies, lifeless bodies after Syria gas attack prompted Trump to strike.

US President Donald Trump first saw the photos on Tuesday morning. The images were ghastly. Men and women gasping for breath. Small children foaming................

Stockholm truck attack: Sweden police arrest man for ‘terrorist crime’.

Sweden early on Saturday arrested a man for a “terrorist crime” hours after a beer truck ploughed into a crowd outside a busy department store in central Stockholm,...........

Swedish police say detained man in truck attack placed under prolonged arrest.

Swedish police has placed the man confirmed to be detained after the Stockholm truck attack on Friday under prolonged arrest, it said on its webpage early on Saturday...........

2 Marines demoted, more investigated in nude photo probe.

Two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated in connection with nude photographs that were shared online, the Marine Corps said Friday...........

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Vishal Amin as his ‘IP czar’.

President Donald Trump has tapped Indian-American Vishal Amin as his new ‘IP czar’ to coordinate US law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks...............

While you were away: Top ten stories to bring you up to date.

Here are the top stories of the day before: 1) Four killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital A truck ploughed into a crowd on a ...........

Jharkhand: Married minor dodges husband, boards different train to escape.

Married to a man 24 years older to her against her wishes, a Muslim minor girl from Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district refused to return with him following her maiden visit.............

CRPF sniffer dog ‘Cracker’ dies in IED blast during anti-Maoist op in Chhattisgarh.

A sniffer dog of the CRPF died and his handler was injured on Saturday when a pressure bomb planted by Maoists went off in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said...............

RBI slows remonetisation rate as govt cracks down on black money depositors.

Even as the government cracks down black money hoarders exposed by the recent demonetisation move, the pace of new currency notes coming into circulation has slackened considerably...........

In Uttar Pradesh, cops halt church prayer after Hindu group alleges conversion.

Police stopped a prayer attended by more than 150 people, including 11 American tourists, at an Uttar Pradesh church on Friday after the right-wing Hindu Yuva Vahini.................

One dies as CRPF vehicle hits car in Srinagar, protests break out.

Protests broke out in Srinagar on Friday after a CRPF vehicle on election duty hit a car, leading to the death of its driver and injuries to three others........

3 school students among 4 killed in road mishap

April 7: Four persons, including three students, were today killed while 10 others were injured when a school bus collided head-on with a jeep near Singhpur village, 75 km from here, police said.

Ruckus in RS over Naqvi’s statement on cow vigilantes in Alwar

April 7:Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s statement denying the lynching of a man transporting cows in Rajasthan by vigilantes today led the Congress to create a ruckus in the Rajya Sabha

Collision of AI, Indigo flights averted at Delhi Airport

April 7: A near collision was averted today as an Air India and an IndiGo aircraft came face-to-face at IGI airport here.

’Vande Matram’ row now rocks Allahabad civic body

April 7: The row over ’Vande Mataram’ has spread to Allahabad municipal corporation, where a proposal to make singing of the national song compulsory at commencement of proceedings led to protest by Samajwadi Party corporators.

SC hints at ordering joint trial in Babri case

The Supreme Court on Thursday hinted at ordering a consolidated trial “to do complete justice” in two separate cases relating to the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition.............

Decks cleared for GST rollout

Decks were cleared for rollout of the landmark Goods and Services Tax from July 1 as Parliament on Thursday passed the supporting GST laws. ...........

Rain triggers floods in Kashmir

Two people died and three soldiers went missing as incessant rain and untimely snowfall created a flood-like situation and triggered avalanches in Kashmir on Thursday ............

Gaikwad finally voices regret over Air India incident

After remaining defiant since he assaulted an Air India employee on March 23, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday expressed ...........

Water level in Jhelum recede as rain stops

Water level in river Jhelum and it’s tributaries started to recede today after rainfall stopped last night, easing flood fears in Kashmir ...........

Gaikwad poses threat to flight safety: AI cabin staff

The Air India Cabin Crew Association has said Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad must not be allowed to fly until he tenders an ............

NASA’s Peggy Whitson record-breaking space mission extended.

Peggy Whitson, who broke Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams record for the most spacewalks by a woman, is poised to set a new record for cumulative time spent in space by a US astronaut,........

Metro train blast: Russian police check suspicious object in St Petersburg.

Russian law enforcement agencies are checking a suspicious object at an apartment building in St. Petersburg following a suicide bombing on the city’s subway earlier in the week...............

Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar’s Muslim minority.

Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has denied the ethnic cleansing of Myanmar’s Muslim minority, speaking to the BBC after the UN rights council agreed to investigate allegations...........

Autopsies reveal chemical weapons used by Assad’s regime in Syria, says Turkey.

Turkey on Thursday said autopsies of three Syrians killed in an attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria confirmed that chemical weapons had been used by president Bashar al-Assad’s regime, state...........

Trump removes chief strategist Steve Bannon from National Security Council.

President Donald Trump has removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing an earlier, controversial decision to give Bannon access to the high-level meetings........

Trump-Xi summit: Five key issues likely to be discussed in first meeting.

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have been at odds over a range of issues since the billionaire businessman took office in November..........

Another case against Prashant Bhushan for his controversial tweet on Krishna.

Lawyer-politician Prashant Bhushan has been booked in Muzaffarnagar for hurting religious sentiments over his “offensive” remarks against Hindu god Krishna........

Will stop flights from Mumbai: Shiv Sena MPs defend Ravindra Gaikwad.

The Shiv Sena threatened on Thursday to stop all flights from Mumbai in protest against the grounding of its controversial lawmaker Ravindra Gaikwad, who drew widespread condemnation.........

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