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Thousands of flag-waving mourners lined the streets of a US naval base in Japan Tuesday where a memorial service was held for seven sailors killed in a collision with a cargo ship this month.


The United States plans to place China on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labour, said a congressional source and a person familiar with the matter, a step that could aggravate tension with Beijing that has eased under President Dona

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Civilians held hostage by Islamist militants occupying a southern Philippine city have been forced by their captors to loot homes, take up arms against government troops and serve as sex slaves for rebel fighters, the army said on Tuesday.


Indians have become the second highest number of migrants living in Australia at 163,000 since 2011 followed by people of Chinese origin, according to the latest census data.


Low-risk Indian travellers to the US from now on would experience speedy entry into the country after landing, with India making a formal entry into an American initiative.


US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.


China's jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was granted medical parole for treatment of liver cancer, is receiving medical treatment from eight renowned cancer specialists in the country, prison officials said.


The number of people missing from a huge landslide that buried a mountain village in southwest China last weekend has been revised down from 93 to 73, authorities said on Tuesday.


Trangenders' refusal to join duty, insensitive photo of a hearing impaired commuter on social media and a Congress protest journey spoiled the party for the Kochi Metro inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a fortnight ago.


A Delhi court today fixed July 19 for hearing a plea seeking the lodging of an FIR in the Ramjas College incident in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in February this year.


The Congress today dubbed as a "bunch of lies", a booklet released by the Uttar Pradesh government on completion of its 100 days in office, and said the ruling BJP had not taken a step forward to fulfil poll promises.


NC working president Omar Abdullah today visited the residence of a senior police officer who was lynched by a mob outside Jamia Masjid here and demanded swift action to bring the perpetrators of the "heinous crime" to book.


The BJP today filed a police complaint against a Tamil magazine for allegedly portraying Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an "obnoxious manner." In the complaint lodged with Deputy Inspector General, Coimbatore Zone, Tamil Nadu unit BJP Treasurer S R Sekhar said the ma


Lambasting the three municipal corporations here for their "lack of will to work", the Delhi High Court today asked them to streamline the duties of safai karamcharis to ensure regular removal of garbage from the city roads.


A stepfather, accused of raping an 11-year old girl, has been acquitted by a city court saying the victim kept changing her stand during trial and her statement could not be relied upon.


To provide support to women affected by violence, whether in a private or a public place, the Haryana government has decided to set up 'One Stop Centres' (OSCs) in 15 more districts under the state's golden jubilee year programme.

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A woman from Meghalaya was asked to leave the dining room of a plush Delhi club for wearing a traditional Khasi outfit which its staffers believed looked like a "maid's uniform", her employer said today.


The Congress in Tripura today demanded immediate resignation of social welfare minister Bijita Nath, who received a CBI notice for interrogation in connection with the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam.


Fearing flood threats in Bihar, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) today deployed its seven teams in different flood-prone areas in the state.


Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das today directed state government officials to immediately provide monetary support and a job to the wife of a villager killed by Naxalites in 2015.


A woman Maoist, involved in exchange of fire with security forces and extortion cases, today surrendered before the police here.


IIT Kharagpur is going to introduce a nine-day induction programme for freshers who would be joining the Institute in July this year.

Port Blair

In order to bring transparency in the working of the Chatham Saw Mill and help the wood based industries, the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi today issued directives to computerize the functioning of the units.

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A dilapidated footbridge over a crocodile infested nallah at Beodnabad in South Andaman is posing serious risk to the lives of the villagers, especially students and elderly residents. The 30 odd meter long wooden bridge was constructed years ago and provides connectivity to many hamlets in the region.

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In times when people more often show their selfish sides to others, the honest act of one personnel of the Indian Reserve Battalion here has got people talking. A poor  resident of  Duke Nagar, Billyground in Middle Andaman lost the wallet containing Rs 68,000 last Saturday among other documents.

Port Blair

1991-batch AGMUT cadre IPS Officer, Smt Nuzhat Hassan assumed the charge of the Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Police on Tuesday. She holds Masters Degree in Chemistry and LLB.

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Another massive tree crashed over village road at Shibpur, Diglipur in North Andaman on Monday disrupting normal life in the region. According to reports, the accident occurred in the morning hours during strong winds. The tree of  huge girth gave in to rough weather and collapsed on the main village road.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Police have cracked the sensational burglary case at ANIIDCO, Wine Shop Mohanpura. On  April 17 this year, on the complaint of K. Srinivas Rao, In-Charge ANIIDCO, Wine Shop, Mohanpura, a case vide Crime No.

Port Blair

To facilitate the business and trading community of A & N Islands, the Commissioner (GST) has notified the following Common Service Centers (CSCs) as Facilitation Centers.

Port Blair

A student of Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Bakultala in Middle Andaman  made her institution proud by securing 88 percent marks in the CBSE Class X exams this year.