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A retired French judge has been found dead at his home in a dramatic new twist to a child murder case that has gripped the country for over three decades, a judicial source said on Wednesday.  The first elements of the investigation point to a suicide, the source said


Six people were hurt, but none gored, at Pamplona's San Fermin festival in Spain on Wednesday where around 2,000 participants, many wearing the traditional white shirt and red scarf, dodge a dozen bulls and steers rampaging through the city.


Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has returned to Abuja after a brief and unexplained visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on sick leave in London, his spokesman said on Twitter on Wednesday.


The family of China's cancer- stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo declined to let doctors put him on artificial ventilation today, his hospital said, raising the grim prospect that he could die in custody.


A farmer's body in Tamil Nadu today urged the Centre to expedite implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations to alleviate the plight of farmers, who have been facing serious economic crisis for the last few years.

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The Gurugram Police has strengthened security around crowded areas including shopping malls and metro stations as a precautionary measure after the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrim DCP Deepak Saharan today said the police was maintaining a high alert and carrying out


The Centre today said its May 23 notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from markets for slaughter had nothing to do with slaughtering business or food habits and assured that representations against the rules were being examined 'objectively.'  "We do not h


A local court has directed Gujarat police to produce the main accused in the murder of a prime witness in the rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.


A special court today directed the Anti-Corruption Branch to file a report regarding threats received by a man who has filed a complaint accusing Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others for alleged irregularities in the grant of contracts for roads and sewer lines.


Karnataka has sought a meeting with its two other riparian states Goa and Maharashtra for an amicable resolution of the Mahadayi Water dispute among them.


The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to not only install video conferencing facilities between courts and prisons but also maintain them for use in case of need.


The Haryana government has decided to set up a modern ornamental fish hatchery in Jhajjar district at a cost of Rs 13.68 crore. "This will be the first-of-its-kind project in the country," Agriculture and Fisheries minister Om Prakash Dhankar said here today.


The main opposition Congress in Telangana would hold sit-ins in 10 district   towns, demanding that the TRS government address the problems of farmers in the ongoing kharif season.


Continuing their opposition to the ONGC's oil exploration project in their village near here, residents resorted to a novel protest by setting up a community kitchen and used firewood for the same.


A US national, who accused a man of raping her in a city hotel after drugging her with a laced-drink, has been summoned as a witness by a Delhi court to depose about her misery.


The Punjab Congress today lashed out at the SAD leadership alleging they were trying to "befool people by taking a sham high moral ground" on the SYL issue."Had the Badals, who misruled Punjab for a decade, taken proper legal recourse, matters would have not come to s


A day after JD-U asked him to come clean, Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav today virtually ruled out his resignation, while dubbing the FIR registered against him under various anti-graft provisions as "political vendetta."


The Union government today said it has cleared the widening and upgradation of 65 km Imphal-Moreh stretch in Manipur which is part of the Asian Highway project, providing road connectivity to eastern nations like Thailand.

Arunachal landslide toll rises to 7, Rs 131 crore lost in Manipur
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed anguish over the flood situation in various parts of the North-East (N-E) and promised all possible help from the Centre.


The Calcutta High Court today disposed of as infructuous an anticipatory bail prayer by actor Vikram Chatterjee, arrested in connection with the death of model Sonika Chauhan.


Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi today said that after independence the country deviated from its ethos and values to some extent, which put a spoke in its proper progress.


West Bengal CID today arrested BJP IT cell secretary of Asansol for allegedly posting a fake video on a popular social networking site.


West Bengal CID today arrested BJP IT cell secretary of Asansol for allegedly posting a fake video on a popular social networking site.


The state police commandos arrested one militant of the banned outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Noyon) from the Sawombung Forest Gate area in Imphal East district, police said today.


The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today rapped the Assam government for the death of several animals in road accidents in the Kaziranga National Park and directed it to ensure their safety, especially during monsoons.


A special awareness drive has been launched in Odisha's Ganjam district to ensure that poor school children build a habit of using footwear and stop moving around barefoot.


Four persons, including a minor were killed and five others injured when a bridge collapsed near Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research here today, the police said.


NHPC regional office, Siliguri took a special cleanliness drive at Kamranguri village on July 11 as part of Swacch Bharat Pakhwada-2017.


Customs officials posted at Zokhawthar hamlet along the Mizoram-Myanmar border seized 20 gold bars worth Rs 598 lakh from a person in Melbuk village, an official statement today said.


For the convenience of the passengers, one Air-Conditioned Chair Car coach has been attached with Kolkata – Balurghat – Kolkata Tebhaga Express (13161/13162) on nominated days as a temporary measure with effect from July 12 to July 30 from Kolkata and with effect from