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  • Congress removes Sukku as Himachal campaign chief, appoints Virbhadra

    The Congress on Monday appointed Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh as Chairman of its Campaign Committee for the November 9 assembly elections, replacing state unit chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu whose name was announced only three days

    Oct 17, 2017, 11:16 IST

  • Hippos, elephants kick off 'Hallzooween' at U.S. zoo

    Elephants and hippos enjoyed special pumpkin treats as 'HallZooween' kicked off at Cincinnati Zoo, Ohio. Visitors can go trick-or-treating around the zoo and take part in special animal encounters on weekends throughout October.

    Oct 12, 2017, 12:09 IST

  • Mumbai: CST heritage tiles, buried for 50 years, unearthed intact

    The Minton tiles, which were part and parcel of iconic 19th-century buildings across the world, will now be restored in all their former glory

    Oct 10, 2017, 11:02 IST

  • MHA introduces stint with police for new officers, Army attachment halved

    The Home Ministry has made changes to the mandatory six-month attachment of newly commissioned paramilitary officers to Army units by introducing a stint with state police forces also

    Oct 09, 2017, 21:12 IST

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: USA, Ghana eye knockout berths

    Ghana and the United States of America would look to seal a knock-out berth when they face off in their second group match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here tomorrow

    Oct 09, 2017, 10:38 IST

  • US says no plan to sign global anti-nuclear treaty

    Says the treaty will not make the world more peaceful and won't enhance any state's security

    Oct 08, 2017, 12:03 IST

  • Cash-strapped state units file affidavits to accept Lodha Committee reforms

    With the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) not releasing any funds to state cricket associations which haven't yet adopted the Lodha Committee report

    Oct 06, 2017, 08:50 IST

  • Las Vegas mass shooting: Clueless cops turn to gunman's girlfriend

    Partner flown in from Philippines to tell what she knew of shooter's motives

    Oct 05, 2017, 09:44 IST

  • Islamic state claims Las Vegas shooting, U.S. officials skeptical

    Islamic State claimed responsibility for a shooting in which a 64-year-old American man killed at least 50 people, but U.S officials still remain skeptical

    Oct 02, 2017, 22:20 IST

  • Las Vegas music festival shooting: At least 50 dead, more than 200 wounded

    A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, Strip on Sunday, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police

    Oct 02, 2017, 16:48 IST

  • BCCI disburses Rs 75 crore for states units

    The Committee of Administrators (COA) today decided to disburse funds to the tune of Rs 75 crore for various state units including those who are hosting international matches this season

    Sep 28, 2017, 11:00 IST

  • Pashtuns remove Pakistani flag from Durand Line

    It seems opposition to Pakistan and Pakistan-led terrorism is turning global. While Pakistan is leaving no stone unturned to prove its innocence at the ongoing 72nd United Nation’s (UN) General Assembly Session, one or the other incident from across globe comes up to contradict the former’s claims. In yet similar incident, a group of Pashtuns removed Pakistani flag from the ‘Durand Line’ on Monday. The action taken by enraged people from Afghanistan took place in Jaji Maidan area of the Arab nation’s Khost province

    Sep 26, 2017, 19:41 IST

  • Mumbai's Mudit wins U-23 table tennis title

    Mumbai's Mudit Dani continued his good run on the world stage, winning the under-23 title in the Butterfly Badger Open in the United States recently

    Sep 21, 2017, 08:16 IST

  • White House: No change in US position on Paris Agreement

    The US government has not changed its position on withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the White House said

    Sep 17, 2017, 09:15 IST

  • North Korea leader Kim Jong says he will complete nuke programme

    North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said the country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the North's "highly provocative" ballistic missile test

    Sep 17, 2017, 08:09 IST

  • 'Friendly' dog genes found

    The United States researchers have identified a genetic difference between dogs and wolves that could explain why dogs are so friendly. Behavioral studies run by animal behaviorist showed that pet domestic dogs are more sociable and less afraid of strangers than wolves, even when those wolves were raised by humans. The researchers say the results of the study could help explain how wild wolves domesticated by prehistoric humans turned into the face-licking, tail-wagging dogs of today

    Sep 15, 2017, 20:32 IST

  • 'The Wall... will continue to be built,' says Donal Trump

    Republican US President Donald Trump said on Thursday any agreement on protections for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children must be tied to border security and disputed Democratic congressional leaders 

    Sep 15, 2017, 12:01 IST

  • Everybody in India is a dynast, don't go after me: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi hit back at those who have accused him of reaping the benefits of dynasty politics and defended himself by saying that the entire nation is running on it and hence, one should not go only after him. Gandhi went ahead to justify his statement and said that ‘even business magnet Ambanis are example of dynast, adding that’s how the entire country is running. Gandhi was addressing the students of University of California, Berkeley on ‘India at 70’.

    Sep 12, 2017, 20:19 IST

  • Barack Obama makes surprise visit to Washington D.C. high school

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama paid a surprise visit to students at Washington D.C., high school. Obama took part in the discussion with the students from McKinley Tech High School. He talked about their life goals and encouraged them to pursue higher education. Obama said he believes that most of the world's problems in the future would be solved by today's young people

    Sep 12, 2017, 20:13 IST

  • Christian Bale gaining weight for Dick Cheney biopic role

    Christian Bale has undergone some dramatic physical transformations for his parts in films such as 'The Machinist' and 'The Dark Knight Trilogy' and once again the actor is ready to undertake the challenge

    Sep 12, 2017, 15:45 IST

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