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  • Man kills father, injures mother in inebriated state

    Mainpuri (UP): A 60-year-old man was killed and his wife severely injured allegedly by their drunk son at Anup Pur village in Kishni area here over some family dispute, police said today. The incident took place last night when Daulat Ram (32) attacked his mother Chhaya with a brick in an inebriated state. When his father tried to defend her, he was hit with a spade that killed him on the spot, they said. Ram tried to

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    Bihar defeat impact will be only temporary: Bengal BJP

    Kolkata: The catastrophic defeat of the BJP in the Bihar Assembly poll might have resulted in the cancellation of party president Amit Shah’s much-touted rally,but the party’s state leadership asserted that the drubbing would only have a ‘temporary’ impact.

  • Oommen Chandy

    Oommen Chandy may now attend Nitish’s swearing-in

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is most likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday, an aide said.

  • Francois Hollande

    “Republic will destroy terrorists”: Francois Hollande

    Paris: “The terrorists will never destroy the republic, because the republic will destroy them,” French President Francois Hollande said in a speech addressed to the two chambers of parliament.

  • US stocks bounce

    New York: The US stocks rebounded strongly on oil recovery, following the terror attacks in Paris, as investors believed its impact on markets was limited.

  • Quick thinking averted massacre at Paris attacks stadium

    Saint-Denis (France); The suicide bombers’ remains, clingy flecks of flesh spread in a 10-metre (yard) radius around where they exploded, were flushed down the drains of the city they sought to terrorise, washed away by municipal workers with detergent sprays and power hoses.

  • Chinese shares

    Chinese shares open high

    Beijing: Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.64 percent to open at 3,629.98 points.  The smaller Shenzhen index opened 0.99 percent higher at 12,744.79 points, Xinhua reported.  The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 1.35 percent to open at 2,834.98. points.

  • Francois Hollande

    Francois Hollande vows to destroy IS after Paris attacks

    Paris : French President Francois Hollande has vowed to destroy the Islamic State group after its atrocities in Paris, promising tough new anti-terror measures at home and intensified bombing of Syria.

  • Syrian Refugees

    Highest level security checks for Syrian refugees: US

    Washington: The US State Department subjects Syrian refugees to the most intensive security checks of immigrants as concerns raised after the deadly Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people and injured many others.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Low oil prices favoured Indian economy: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the low oil prices have created a favourable environment for the Indian economy as it helped to absorb the loss faced by oil companies and kept inflation under control.

  • Bobby Jindal

    Bobby Jindal, 24 other US governors say no to Syrian refugees

    Washington: After the Paris terrorist attacks, governors of at least 24 US states, all but one of them Republican, including Louisiana’s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal, have announced they will not accept Syrian refugees.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama heads for Asia with eyes on Middle East

    Manila: President Barack Obama landed in Southeast Asia today for string of summits with Asian leaders, a visit he had hoped would highlight progress in his seven-year charm offensive in the region but was instead overshadowed by the fight against Islamic terrorism in the Middle East.

  • Tokyo stocks gain on Tuesday

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks booked sharp gains on Tuesday as investor sentiment turned positive following overseas bourses rising overnight.  The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average jumped 312.76 points (1.61 percent) from Monday to end the morning at 19,706.45, Xinhua reported.  The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 20.81 points (1.32 percent) to finish the morning at 1,592.34.  Notable gainers by the break comprised iron and steel,

  • Rain: Army, Air Force deployed for rescuing stranded citizens

    Chennai: The Army and Air Force have been deployed for rescuing stranded citizens in Kancheepuram district, where torrential rains have left residents marooned, even as rain water inundated a large part of suburban Tambaram locality here.

  • Firing by Pakistan

    Pakistan Rangers target BSF positions in Jammu

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers on Tuesday resorted to unprovoked firing at Border Security Force (BSF) positions on the international border in Samba district of Jammu region. “Pakistan Rangers started firing in Chalari and Ghugwal areas of the border in Samba district at 3.50 a.m. on Tuesday targeting nine BSF border outposts,” a senior police official told IANS. “They used small arms and automatics to target the positions. The firing was effectively retaliated using

  • Jagdish Tytler

    1984 riots: Delhi Court to pass judgment on Tytler today

    New Delhi : A Delhi court will pass its order on Tuesday on Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) closure report giving a clean chit to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Earlier, the CBI had twice given a clean chit to the Congress leader in connection with this case. In April 2013, a sessions court had rejected the closure report and ordered the CBI to further investigate the killing. The CBI