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Two of the 11 people arrested after the brazen terror attack on British parliament are still in custody for questioning with police trying to establish whether the attacker acted alone or had associates.


An American military plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Indonesia's Aceh province, an Indonesian air force spokesman said today. There were no injuries.


"We are here to stay", Indian- Americans have vowed while holding a series of meetings to express their concern over growing hate crime incidents against ethnic and religious minorities in the US.


President Donald Trump has expressed disappointment as he faced a severe political defeat after Republicans abandoned their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare policy with a new healthcare bill, due to lack of votes in the US House of Representatives.


A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect today -- with less fanfare and frustration than expected.


An eight-member delegation of human rights observers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will visit Pakistan and PoK next week to get the "first-hand understanding" of the Kashmir issue, Pakistan said today.


The Bangladeshi suicide bomber who blew himself up at the international airport here in an attack claimed by the ISIS had strapped explosives to his body, doctors said today, disputing the police's stand that it was not a suicide bombing.


Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary.


BJP today said the Telangana government's statement that it would take steps to get the bail granted to the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast accused Swami Aseemanand cancelled was an "insult to judiciary and legal system".


Decks have been cleared for the construction of memorial of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar near Chaityabhoomi in central Mumbai with the 12 acres of Indu Mill land being formally transferred to the state government today.


Two farmers were injured in lathi charge by police for lifting water from a canal illegally, a day after a peasant was allegedly beaten up by security guards at Mantralaya, the Maharashtra government headquarters here on Thursday.


In the wake of attacks on doctors in Maharashtra, security was beefed up at the civil hospital here, a senior police official said today. "Two guards have been appointed at the civil hospital.


Police today lodged a case against unidentified miscreants after the statue of B R Ambedkar at a park in Sarfabad village here was allegedly vandalised last night.


A large meat processing plant at Kairana town in Shamli district has been sealed after district authorities found "irregularities" during checking.


Dal Lake is a "treasure" for Jammu and Kashmir, the state government has said while asking houseboat owners to ensure that they do not pollute the water body.


Eyeing a hat-trick in Delhi civic polls, BJP chief Amit Shah today launched a blistering attack on the AAP alleging that corruption has flourished under the Kejriwal government and people must teach it a lesson.


Two poachers have been arrested and a gun, some explosives, deer meat and carcass of a spotted deer, an endangered species, seized from them at Thenbarugur forest area, a forest department official said.


The Election Commission has ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S George following a complaint by DMK, ahead of the RK Nagar Assembly bypoll in Tamil Nadu.
Sources in the poll panel said George's transfer order was issued last night.


The City police today seized nearly Rs three crore in now defunct high value currency and detained two persons for questioning.


A 55-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Pudupathy village on Tamil Nadu-Kerala Border this evening, police said.

Report by: 
P. Sreekumaran

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be in the seventh heaven over its stupendous success in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections. But the party’s plans to consolidate the party have run into more problems in Kerala.


Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty was today appointed as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court. Governor Droupadi Murmu administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan here. He was the Acting Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court.


RJD chief Lalu Prasad today suffered minor injuries in his back during a religious event here after the dais he was sitting on collapsed due to overcrowding.


Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called for convergence of technology and judicial system and urged law students to be more abreast with new age crimes.


Three persons have been arrested for allegedly duping people by using their debit and credit card details fraudulently.


Over 4,000 community health workers in Bihar will receive training in human rights over the next three months as part of a new certificate course launched by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and Amnesty International India.


Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said the proposed bridge over river Ganges in Sahebgunj district would prove to be a milestone for development of Jharkhand and the eastern region.


Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today allocated portfolios to his council of ministers, keeping key home department with himself.


The BJP-led Manipur government has decided to set up an anti-corruption cell at the Chief Minister s Secretariat.
The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh last evening.


BJP today alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government was not spending the money the Centre provided to it for improving the health infrastructure of the state.