Date wise Archive

Cairo

Census workers going door to door in Egypt's teeming neighborhoods and crowded towns are discovering a new country of more than 20 million people born in the last decade alone.

SEOUL

North Korea today called US President Donald Trump a "psychopath" as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week.

London

Prince Harry today said no one in the royal family wants to be the king or queen but asserted that they will carry out their duties at the right time.

Washington

US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with solar panels -- and use the energy to cover construction costs. "Yes, we will build a wall," he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Paris

France no longer sees the departure of President Bashar al-Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Emmanuel Macron said today, making the policy official for the first time.

United Nations

Yoga is beyond any religion and its benefits transcend from helping achieve physical and emotional wellness to contributing to global sustainable development and peace, leading personalities said here on the occasion of the third International Day of Yoga.

Brussels

Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week.

Brussels

European Union President Donald Tusk echoed rocker John Lennon`s "Imagine" Thursday as he said he hoped Britain might still stay in the bloc.

Lashkar Gah

At least 29 people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan`s Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan.

Report by: 
P. Sreekumaran

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government’s new liquor policy has left a large slice of Kerala’s population staggered. But it has come as a much-needed relief for the cash-strapped State economy.

Jaipur

Nearly 26 farmers' associations have called for a shutdown in 45,000 villages across Rajasthan on July 9 to press for their demands, even after the RSS-backed Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) called off its proposed stir.

Nashik

Four debt-ridden farmers allegedly committed suicide in the last two days in Nashik district where one of them set up his own funeral pyre, officials said today.

Bengaluru

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly secretariat will ask the police to act on the House resolution, sentencing editors of two Kannada tabloids to a year in jail and a fine of Rs 10,000 each for breach of the privilege.

Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today lashed out at the opposition for "twisting" the farm debt waiver issue and said the Rs 1,500 crore proposed in the budget was initial money provided to leverage more sum to be given for the debt waiver scheme in instalments.

NEW DELHI

Taking a lenient view towards a 40-year-old man undergoing 10-year-jail term in a rape case, the Delhi High Court has set him free by reducing his sentence to seven years already spent by him behind bars.

Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh police has dropped sedition charges against 15 persons, arrested in Burhanpur district for cheering Pakistan cricket team after it won the ICC Champions Trophy final against India.

Fresh reinforcements of 2000 soldiers to man South Kashmir
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Agencies

Security forces dealt a severe blow to the militant group, Lashker-e-Taiba, when they killed three of its members early today after a six-hour encounter, which triggered protests that led to the death of a civilian the police described as a "chronic stone pelter".

DARJEELING

With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha spearheading an agitation for Gorkhaland, its alliance partner BJP was in a catch-22 as it could neither come out openly in support of a separate state nor afford to oppose it.

Agartala

The ruling CPM and the Opposition Congress today demanded the removal of Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy for his controversial tweet on the Hindu-Muslim issue.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha chief minister today urged the railway minister Suresh Prabhu to run one Express train each to Howrah and Visakhapatnam from Nayagarh Town, a new station inaugurated this week.

Guwahati

The famed Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills here would be closed for four days from today on the occasion of the annual Ambubachi Mela.

MUNGER

A Munger court today convicted a Maoist to seven-year rigorous imprisonment for possession of explosive substances.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government today effected major changes in portfolios of at least 31 IPS officers, officials said. According to a notification issued by the home department, the superintendents of police (SPs) of at least 19 districts have been changed through this reshuffle.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway has decided to run four pairs of Weekly AC Superfast Special trains between Santragachi and Rajkot during the period from July 7 to July 30.

Kolkata

With a view to celebrating the “International Day of Yoga” on June 21,  a Yoga programme was held at Metro Rail Bhavan.

Kolkata

On the occasion of the 3rd International Yoga Day 2017, Indian Oil Corporation Limited’s (IOCL) Eastern Regional office (at Dhakuria, Kolkata) organised a mass Yoga session on June 21 for all employees and their family members under the guidance of O P Lalwani and his

Kolkata

In the light of valuable experience gathered in recent times, CESC this year is taking several steps to serve customers during heavy rains, storms and water-logging.

Kolkata

The devotees of ISKCON Mayapur have registered considerable progress in their preparations for celebrating Jagannath Rath Yatra from June 25 onwards.

Patna

West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi took oath as Bihar Governor as additional charge here on Wednesday.

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