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Fresh protests were expected today a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict's bloodiest day in years.


The foundation run by US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros said today it was closing its operations in Hungary and relocating to Germany in response to the "repressive" policies of Viktor Orban's government.


The cremation of eminent Indian-American theoretical physicist, EC George Sudarshan who passed away on Sunday in Austin, Texas will be held on Thursday.  According to the family sources and close friends, Sudarshan, 86, died of natural causes.


Satellite photos indicate North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site ahead of a historic summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a US monitor said today.


The Indo-Pacific is of huge importance to India and the world as the fulcrum of economic and political activity is moving from the Atlantic to this region, India's envoy to the US has said and called for a rule-based approach to reap benefits for all.


Bangladesh has arrested 1,700 suspected drug traffickers in a major sweep as authorities try to curb a booming trade in methamphetamine along the country's borders.


At least six Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting broke out in the country`s Farah city. Taliban militants launched a major offensive at around 2.40 a.m.


Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani today held dialogues with Dalit families in Rajasthan about the violence during Bharat Bandh on April 2. Mevani claimed that many Dalits were brutally beaten up by police during the bandh.


Busting a fake ATM card racket allegedly run by a four member gang of Romanians, police today arrested two of them on the charge of defrauding 46 people here of Rs 35 lakh from their accounts using cloned cards.


Separatists today called for a protest march to Lal Chowk on Saturday against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to the Jammu and Kashmir.


Nearly 1,000 villagers today attended a 'mahapanchayat' called by the Gujjar community in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district to discuss the outcome of a meeting their leaders had held with the state government over their demand for five per cent reservation within the OBC


The Delhi Police have filed a chargesheet in a kidnapping case in which a five-year-old boy was brazenly abducted from a school bus on the eve of Republic Day from Shahdara.


As many as 25 candidates are in the fray for the by-elections to Bhandara-Gondia and Palghar Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra to be held on May 28.


In a relief to senior Congress leader and former chief minister Oommen Chandy, the Kerala High Court today partly allowed his writ plea, challenging the legality of a judicial commission's report on the solar panel scam.


The Supreme Court today convicted Punjab tourism minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for voluntarily causing injury to a 65-year-old man but spared him a jail term in the 1988 road rage case and imposed a Rs 1,000 fine on him.


In a major security lapse, the chopper carrying Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath


Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma on Monday said anti-Naxal operation will be further intensified in the state.


The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has set up 75 air quality monitoring stations in the state to check air quality level and combat pollution, a top official said today.


The Sikkim government has substantially hiked the monthly honorarium of zilla and gram panchayat members with effect from April 2018, officials said.


Police on Monday seized 19 rifles, one pistol and live cartridges from a marriage reception party in Ramgarh district, a senior police officer said.


Two men were killed and another sustained injuries when their car fell off a bridge in Odisha's Kalahandi district early today, a police officer said. "The accident occurred around 2am on National Highway-26, near Khasbahal village in the district.


One person was killed and a policeman injured after a constable opened fire inside the premises of the police lines here today, police said. The incident happened this morning under the jurisdiction of Buddha Colony police station, the police said.


Six tigers will be relocated to Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Odisha's Angul district from Madhya Pradesh as part of the state government's plan to revive big cat population in the protected forest.


The Hailakandi district administration in Assam on Monday ordered a magisterial probe into the alleged circumcision of a standard two boy inside a toilet of a junior school during school hours.


The provisional bail of RJD president Lalu Prasad, who returned to Ranchi jail on Monday after his three-day parole ended, could not be processed today by the special CBI court as the order did not reach the court.


For the convenience of the passengers, Eastern Railway (ER) will run six pairs of summer special trains between Howrah and New Jalpaiguri.


International Nurse Day was observed by the nursing staff of Metro Railway at Tapan Sinha Memorial Hospital at Tollygunj on Monday on the occasion of birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale who is  known as ‘Lady with  the Lamp’ and also the founder of modern nursin


With a view to ensuring  security to the passengers of Indian Railways in general and lady passengers in particular, the railway authorities have already introduced a Security Help Line No: 182 throughout the country so that passengers can seek help in case of emergen

Violation of bye-laws, demolition order issued
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In a major crackdown on violation of building bye-laws, the Port Blair Municipal Council has sealed an under construction building at Aberdeen Bazar recently. Having issued final demolition order to recorded tenants namely Yashvi Parekh and Praveen Parekh of land bearing survey no. 137, 140/1 and 140/2, Aberdeen Village, Ward no.

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To help a needy family, Mr O Bashir, Pradhan, Mannarghat Gram Panchayat constructed a residential house for Ms C. Fathima, daughter of Mr C. Abbu, resident of Mannarghat free of cost out. Mr Bashir along with some villagers donated voluntarily for the purpose.