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16-Jun-2019 Mogadishu

10 killed, several injured in Mogadishu car bombings

At least 10 people were killed and 26 others injured in two car bomb blasts in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said."Nine people were killed and 25 others sustained injuries after bomb detonated near Sayidka junction," Xinhua quoted Somali Police Commissioner...

15-Jun-2019 London

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs, rise to top of table

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage clash at the Oval on Saturday. The victory took Australia to the top of the table with eight points, while Sri Lanka remain at fifth place with four.Chasing a target of 335, Sri Lanka...

15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Strong initiatives needed to revive rural economy : Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday emphasised on taking strong initiatives for reviving the rural economy in the country.During the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog here, Baghel said that his state's newly- implemented scheme, 'Narwa, Garuwa, Ghurwa,...

15-Jun-2019 Cardiff

South Africa beat Afghanistan by 9-wickets

South Africa beat Afghanistan by nine wickets here to claim their first victory of the 2019 ICC World Cup on Saturday.Put into bat, Afghanistan crumbled to 125 all out with spinner Imran Tahir picking four wickets. The Proteas chased down their revised target...

15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Naveen Patnaik seeks Rs 5,228 cr to deal with cyclone Fani damage

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday proposed that natural calamities should be a criteria for according Special Category Status to states, while asking for Rs 5,228 crore aid in wake of the huge devastation caused by cyclone Fani to public infrastructure,...

15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Haryana moving towards high Ease of Living Index : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the state government was focusing on moving towards a high Ease of Living Index for the people of the state after systematically ushering in a new era of corruption-free governance.The Chief Minister...

15-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee appeals to doctors again, says ESMA won't be invoked

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday again appealed to the agitating junior doctors in the state to end their strike, assuring them that her government would not invoke ESMA (Essential Services Maintenance Act) against them.She said the state government...

15-Jun-2019 Manchester

Virat Kohli not focussed on individual competition with Mohammad Amir

On the eve of the marquee India-Pakistan clash at the World Cup, India captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that while Mohammad Amir remained a threat, his team will focus on the other bowlers as much as on the left-arm speedster."I am not going to say...

15-Jun-2019 Lakhimpur

Underground fires in UP forests spark panic

Underground fires in the forest ranges of Lakhimpur Kheri district in Uttar Pradesh have triggered panic among the local villagers who have started fleeing their homes as smoke has been seen emerging from cracks in the ground.According to reports, smoke has been...

15-Jun-2019 Vijayawada

Chandrababu Naidu frisked at Vijayawada airport

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and now leader of opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu had to undergo frisking at Gannavaram Airport here late Friday.Naidu was also denied VIP access to the aircraft and had to travel in the bus along with common passengers.A...

15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Ashok Gehlot meets Nirmala Sitharaman, seeks approval for water projects

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday and requested the central government to approve the proposals for several drinking water projects and the timely release of funds for the centrally-sponsored schemes.According...

15-Jun-2019 Patna

12 more kids die as death toll from encephalitis in Bihar at 69

The death toll from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)in Bihar rose to 69 on Saturday as 12 more children died, health officials said.Principal Secretary in the state Health Department Sanjay Kumar visited a government run and confirmed that a total of 69...

15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Harsh Vardhan for action against doctors' assaulters

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has, here on Saturday, called for punitive action against those who assault healthcare professionals by stating that "strict action must be taken against any one who assaults them."The Union Health Minister has asked law...

15-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee accuses 'some parties' of spreading disinformation

Amid partial disruption in health services in West Bengal due to continuing agitation by junior doctors protesting attacks on their colleagues and demanding adequate security, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused "some political parties" of...

15-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Leila': Terrifying yet mesmerising vision of future

In the beginning there is the swimming pool. A splashy symbol of the upper crust's affluence that is rapidly making the poor, poorer.Deepa Mehta's disturbingly devastating dystopian drama begins with a happy family: mother, father, child splashing in the...

15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Top 5 controversial moments in Ind-Pak encounters

Whenever India play Pakistan in a cricket match, there's bound to be some drama as players are high on adrenaline, not willing to let their foot down to outplay the opposition.Whether it comes to skills or verbal exchanges, players of both the teams leave no...

15-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Striking doctors reject Mamata's call for talks

Striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Saturday once again turned down Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's proposal for talks at the state secretariat - Nabanna, and stuck to their stand that she would have to come down to NRS Medical College and Hospital to...

15-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Society has unfortunate lenses to view humanity : Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza, who plays a Pakistani character in her maiden web series "Kaafir", says prejudice needs to be eradicated from the society.In the show, which goes live on ZEE5 from Saturday, Dia essays a young Pakistani mother who comes to India under a strange...

14-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Dr. Harsh Vardhan meets delegation of doctors

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare today met a delegation of Resident Doctors Association of AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, United Resident & Doctors Association of India (URDA) and Federation...

13-Jun-2019 Mumbai

'Kabir Singh' has been extremely challenging : Shahid

Actor Shahid Kapoor says working on "Kabir Singh" has been extremely challenging for him -- emotionally and physically.The actor will be seen in three avatars in the film -- a college-going boy, one with short hair, and another in an angry mood and a bearded...

13-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Amit Shah holds key meeting of BJP office-bearers

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday chaired a meeting with party leaders including state chiefs to discuss the schedule for organizational elections, membership drive and other related issues such as possibly finding his successor.Those present in the meeting...

13-Jun-2019 Menlo Park (California)

Facebook COO Sandberg promises to weed out bad content

Grappling with the best and the worst of humanity, a quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues.Committed...

13-Jun-2019 Sydney

High calorie diet causes brain health to decline faster: Study

The unhealthy habits of modern-day living with a diet high in calories may cause brain health to deteriorate faster, according to an Australian study published on Thursday.Compared to 50 years ago, people currently consume an average of around 650 extra...

12-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe Rs. 5,000

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Bhikhiwind Police Station, Tarn Taran district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5,000. Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Surinder Kumar...

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