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HD Kumaraswamy Sworn In As Karnataka CM

Bengaluru: After a tussle for power for close to 10 days, HD Kumaraswamy of the JD(S) was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday. The high-profile swearing-in ceremony was attended by Sonia Gandhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi,...

Karanataka Election Update: JDS Chief HD Kumaraswamy To Take Oath Today

Bengaluru: Karnataka will have its second chief minister in a week as Janata Dal Secular chief HD Kumaraswamy will take oath on Wednesday evening. His deputy G Parameshawara will also join him at the swearing in. The oath will take place...

Nine Killed In Anti-Sterlite Protests In Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Nine people were killed and more than 65 injured when protests against Sterlite industries turned violent in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin on Wednesday. As per information, the protests, which has been going on for months, turned violent as the agitators clashed with police....

Aviation Ministry Proposes Nil Fee For Cancelling Tickets Within 24 Hours Of Booking

New Delhi: To improve flying experience in India, the Aviation Ministry on Tuesday proposed abolishing cancellation charges for domestic flight tickets if made within 24 hours of booking. During this 24-hour 'lock-in period', passengers would be able to make correction in...

Rajnath Singh Responds To Delhi Archbishop’s ‘Turbulent Political Atmosphere’ Remark

New Delhi: Sparking a major controversy, Delhi Archbishop Anil Couto released a circular to different Christian institutions, including churches, to hold prayers and observe fast on Fridays for the sake of the ‘nation.’ “We are witnessing a turbulent political atmosphere which...

IGNOU Begins Admission Process For All Programmes

New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announced admissions  for Bachelors and Masters degree programmes and the last date for submitting online application forms is July 15, 2018. Masters or Post Graduate (PG) courses include various Masters of Arts (MA), Master...
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Nipah Virus Claims 9 Lives; Central Team Arrives In Kerala To Assist Doctors

Kerala: In a virus outbreak in North Kerala's Kozhikode, around nine persons have died. Detected for the first time in the state, Nipah Virus (NiV) has high fatality rate and spreads mainly through bats, pigs and other animals. The National...

The ‘Burning Train:’ Major Fire Breaks Out In Andhra Pradesh Express

Gwalior: A major fire broke out in four coaches of Andhra Pradesh Express near Birlanagar station near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh on Monday. All passengers are said to be safe. The fire broke out after high tension wire fell on...

Seven Jawans Killed In IED Blast In Chhattishgarh’s Dantewada

Dantewada: Seven jawans were killed after their vehicle was blown off in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Dantewada in Chhattishgarh on Sunday. The blast took place around noon when a joint team of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and the District Force...
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Fuel Prices Touch Record High

New Delhi: Fuel price touched a record high at most places on Sunday as oil companies hiked prices due to relentless rise in international oil market. In Delhi, the petrol price was hiked by 33 paisa, the highest since June 2017....
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AB de Villiers Announces Retirement From International Cricket

Johannesburg: In a shocking move, South Africa’s AB de Villiers called it quits from international cricket with immediate effect. The 34-year old bid goodbye...