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Indian-origin soldier in Britain jailed for life for murdering ex-girlfriend.

An Indian-origin British soldier was sentenced on Wednesday to a minimum of 22 years behind bars for killing his ex-girlfriend in northeast England last year.............

‘Turning point’: United Airlines to offer passengers $10,000 to surrender seats.

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier’s efforts to repair the damage from .........

While dousing a blaze, Australian firefighters contend with a pet crocodile.

Firefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin on Thursday contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-metre pet crocodile................

Pakistan FM meets US officials, discusses Kashmir and ties with India at White House.

In the first official meeting between representatives of Washington and Islamabad, issues including India-Pakistan relations and Kashmir were discussed when Pakistan finance minister Ishaq Dar...........

‘Huge’ explosion near Damascus airport in Syria, says monitor.

A massive explosion hit near the Damascus International Airport in the early hours of Thursday morning, a monitoring group said, without specifying the cause....................

Trump proposes slashing tax rates for individuals and businesses.

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed slashing tax rates for businesses and on overseas corporate profits returned to the country in a plan greeted as an opening gambit by his fellow ..........

Pakistan captures 23 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast.

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Wednesday apprehended 23 Indian fishermen and seized four of their boats off the Gujarat coast, an official of Porbandar-based National Fishworkers’ ...........

BJP’s Mission 150: Inside Amit Shah’s 200-day plan to wipe out Congress from Gujarat.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat has drawn up ambitious plans to win 150 of the 182 assembly seats in state elections scheduled this year-end, emboldened by sweeping victories in Uttar Pradesh.....

Highlights: ‘Lives of middle class being transformed’, says Modi after launching UDAN.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500-an-hour flight from Shimla as part of an UDAN scheme that makes air travel accessible to lower middle class families...........

PM Modi inaugurates maiden Shimla-New Delhi flight under UDAN scheme.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the first Shimla-New Delhi flight under a government scheme to boost regional air connectivity..........

UP launches hotline to help youth radicalised by Islamic State, other terror groups.

If you think a youth in your family or neighbourhood is getting radicalised or influenced by extremist thought on the web, you can now call a government hotline in Uttar Pradesh................

As Modi arrives in Shimla, Delhi-Shimla flight to boost tourism.

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the Alliance Air Shimla-Delhi flight at the scenic Jubbar Hatti airport atop a hill, 35 km from here, on Thursday morning, Himachal Pradesh tourism............

Kashmir separatist leader Asiya Andrabi arrested from her residence in Soura.

Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi was arrested in Srinagar late on Wednesday night.............

Officer among 3 soldiers killed in militant attack on army camp in Kashmir’s Kupwara.

Three soldiers including an army captain were killed on Thursday when a group of militants stormed a garrison in south Kashmir’s Kupwara, a defence official said................

Judge blocks Donald Trump’s threat to withhold ‘sanctuary city’ funds.

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s attempt to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with US immigration officials, saying the president has no ...........

Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for Russia metro bombing: US monitor.

A group suspected of links to al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for this month’s metro bombing in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg,.............

Pope Francis makes surprise appearance in TED talk, urges leaders to act humbly.

Pope Francis made a surprise appearance at a TED talk conference on Tuesday, urging powerful leaders “to act humbly” and said he hoped technological innovation would not leave people behind.............

Pakistan army contacts Indian army over safety of census workers near LoC.

Pakistan army has contacted Indian army officials to inform them about the movement of census workers near the Line of Control (LoC)............

China boosts naval power by launching first home-grown aircraft carrier.

China on Wednesday launched its second aircraft carrier, the first one to be built entirely at home, boosting its naval capabilities against the backdrop of concerns that the country ...............

Thai father drops baby from rooftop, broadcasts live on Facebook, kills self.

A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday...........

US air force launches unarmed ballistic missile for test in California.

An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a US Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean.......................

US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf.

The US Navy says a guided-missile destroyer fired a flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.............

After 13 years, court awards two-year jail term in power theft case.

Amid the Yogi Adityanath government’s preparation to tighten its noose on power pilferers, a court in Aligarh has sentenced an accused to two years’ rigorous imprisonment, as well as a fine,.........

Yogi Adityanath scraps 15 holidays in UP, Muslims unhappy Prophet’s birthday features on list.

The Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled 15 public holidays marking the birth or death anniversary of eminent personalities. Among the cancelled holidays are Milad un-Nabi.............

With Narendra Modi set to visit Shimla, apple politics hots up in HP. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to Shimla seems to have resulted in a political slugfest in the state of Himachal Pradesh, which is preparing for assembly elections...........

NDA vs Oppn: India might to witness tightest presidential poll since 1969.

The upcoming presidential polls in July may turn out to be the closest electoral contest of the kind since 1969, when VV Giri faced off with Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy...................

Sasikala banners removed from AIADMK office, OPS camp says ‘positive step’

Party workers pulled down posters and cutouts of AIADMK (Amma) general secretary VK Sasikala at its headquarters in Chennai on Wednesday, hours after the arrest of her nephew and the faction’s...........

CBI ‘worked hard’ to book ex-chief Ranjit Sinha over the coal scam probe.

The Central Bureau of Investigation appears to have worked round the clock to book its former chief Ranjit Sinha after the Supreme Court directed the probe agency to look into Sinha’s alleged.............

Man arrested for raping 19-year-old daughter over period of five years.

A 63-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his daughter repeatedly over a period of five years, police said on Wednesday...........

BSF discovers 80 metre-long tunnel for smuggling cattle to Bangladesh.

The Border Security Force (BSF) found a 80-metre-long tunnel being dug through a tea garden by suspected cattle smugglers near the Chopra-Fatehpur border outpost..................

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