Jammu and Kashmir: One jawan killed, seven injured during cross-border firing in Rajouri
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Jammu and Kashmir: One jawan killed, seven injured during cross-border firing in Rajouri

Pakistani Rangers resorted to heavy cross-border firing in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night one BSF head constable Rai Singh was martyred and seven Indian jawans were injured. This is the third ceasefire violation in less than 24 hours. “Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing and …

Young hero Faraaz to be honoured with Mother Teresa award
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Young hero Faraaz to be honoured with Mother Teresa award

Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, the young man who refused to desert his friends during the July 1 terror attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery, will be awarded Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice posthumously at a ceremony in Mumbai yesterday. Faraaz’s parents will receive the award at the JW …

Queen Elizabeth II invites Trump for official state visit to the UK 
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Queen Elizabeth II invites Trump for official state visit to the UK 

 The British government is planning to use Queen Elizabeth II as a “secret weapon” to invite US President-elect Donald Trump to Buckingham Palace in the first half of 2017 to bolster US-UK ties, a news report claimed on Sunday. Ministers believe the Queen is their “secret weapon” and …

Currency Ban: Income tax Notices for Suspicious Cash Deposits
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Currency Ban: Income tax Notices for Suspicious Cash Deposits

The Income Tax Department has begun to send notices to those who made deposits at banks that exceeded Rs 2.5 lakh. Hundreds of notices seeking the source of the money were issued after banks reported cases of “unusual or suspicious volumes of cash deposits” since the Centre’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs …

Blue alert issued in north china for heavy snow
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Blue alert issued in north china for heavy snow

Some areas in northern China are likely to see another day of smog as the country’s national observatory issued a yellow alert for air pollution earlier Saturday. Moderate smog will stay in some parts of Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, Henan, Shanxi and Shaanxi from Saturday morning to Sunday morning, …

63 killed, 150 injured as Patna-Indore express train derails in Kanpur
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63 killed, 150 injured as Patna-Indore express train derails in Kanpur

At least 63 people were killed early on Sunday morning when 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore Express derailed near Pukhrayan area in the Kanpur Dehat district, officials said. The incident took place at around 3am near Pukhrayan, about 100 kms from Kanpur.  “Death toll has risen to 63,” IG Kanpur, Zaki …

Jayalalithaa to return home soon from hospital, assures AIADMK
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Jayalalithaa to return home soon from hospital, assures AIADMK

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Jayalalithaa has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, and is currently in a special personal room  where she has been undergoing treatment for the last 59 days. The AIADMK supporters …

India remains a key partner, says US
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India remains a key partner, says US

US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby has reiterated that India remains and will remain Washington’s key partner and strong bilateral relations will also continue. “We greatly value and respect the relationship we have with India today and the one that we have worked very, very hard at …

Three army jawans killed, 4 injured in Tinsukia encounter
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Three army jawans killed, 4 injured in Tinsukia encounter

At least three jawans were killed while four were injured in an IED blast in Assam’s Digboi area in an encounter between United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists and armed froces. The soldiers were travelling in an Army vehicle when the explosion took place. “Three soldiers were killed and another was …