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    Seven killed in New Zealand helicopter crash

    Wellington: At least seven people were killed on Saturday in a helicopter crash at New Zealand’s Fox Glacier. The helicopter wreckage was located in a crevasse on the glacier, but rescuers were unable to reach due to the difficult terrain, Radio New Zealand reported. Operator, Alpine Adventures said the single-engine Squirrel helicopter took off from the Fox and Franz Heli Services base on a scenic flight. The victims comprised the pilot and six


    France imposes curfew, passes bill to extend emergency

    Paris: France imposed a night-time curfew in Sens, L’Yonne in north-central France after weapons were seized in the town, the media reported. The curfew began at 10.00 p.m. (local time) on Friday and will end at 6.00 a.m. on Monday, Xinhua cited a statement from the prefecture as saying.

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    Voting underway for Warangal Lok Sabha bypoll

    Hyderabad: Polling is underway in the by-election to Warangal SC Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana where a multi-corner contest among ruling TRS, Opposition Congress, BJP-TDP combine and the YSRCP is being witnessed.

  • Improvised Explosive Device

    CRPF recovers IED in outskirts of Srinagar

    Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) recovered an IED on the HMT-Narbal Route near Beacon Huts in Lawapora Area in the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday morning. The CRPF along with team of 2RR Regiment recovered the IED at 0730 Hrs. In prima facie it appeared that the IED was targeted at security forces deployed in the area. IED or Improvised Explosive Device is an explosive device often used in unconventional warfare.

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    Did Kylie Jenner dump b’day boy Tyga?

    Melbourne: If sources are to be believed, then Kylie Jenner has said adios to her boyfriend Tyga on his birthday, moments after arriving back from Australia with sister, Kendall Jenner. Sources revealed that the 18-year-old model had a nasty breakup with the 26-year-old rapper and it was something over what he did, reports

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    There is pressure on BCCI to honour MOU: PCB official

    Karachi: A top official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that there is pressure from the international cricket community on the BCCI to honour the MOU signed with the PCB. Najam Sethi, who was Chairman of the PCB when the MOU was signed last year to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023, said on Friday that they were also plans to invite a Commonwealth team to Pakistan.

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    Pakistan need to develop a safe venue to play cricket: Shukla

    Karachi: A senior official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board to start developing a safe venue at home instead of continuing to play its “home” series in UAE.

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    Mali declares 10-day state of emergency following hotel attack

    Bamako: Mali’s government declared a 10-day nationwide state of emergency after a jihadist attack on a hotel in the capital Bamako that left least 27 people dead. Following a crisis cabinet session presided over by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the government “declared a state of emergency across the nation” starting yesterday for 10 days, a statement read on national radio said. It also called for three days of mourning for the victims of the attack, which was claimed by the Al-Murabitoun

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    At least 36 dead in bombing raids in eastern Syria: monitor

    Beirut: At least 36 people were killed in air strikes by Russian and Syrian jets on Islamic State controlled Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said, describing them as the heaviest in the region since the start of the war.

  • United Nations

    UN approves resolution urging action against Islamic State

    United Nations: The UN Security Council unanimously approved a French-sponsored resolution calling on all nations to redouble and coordinate action to prevent further attacks by Islamic State terrorists and other extremist groups.

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    Modi meets Chinese Premier Li Kequiang

    Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday met Chinese Premier Li Kequiang on the sidelines of Asean summit. “The bilaterals amidst the multilateral. Modi meets Premier Li Kequiang for his first engagement,” Vikas Swarup, the external affairs ministry spokesman, tweeted. Modi on Saturday reached Kuala Lumpur to attend the 13th Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit. The prime minister is on a four-day visit to Malaysia and Singapore. He

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    ‘Incest’ besides money reason for Sheena’s murder: CBI

    New Delhi: In a sensational chargesheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sheena Bora murder case, it has been revealed that besides the financial dispute, the motive behind her murder could have been her ‘relationship’ with Peter Mukerjea’s son, Rahul.

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    Terrorism, trade, sea dispute top agenda of ASEAN-India Summit

    Kuala Lumpur: Terrorism, trade and South China Sea dispute are expected to dominate discussions at the 13th ASEAN-India Summit likely to begin later today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Southeast Asian leaders reviewing the ASEAN-India cooperation and charting out its future direction.

  • Disaster management should be top agenda for Simhastha

    Ujjain : Disaster management should be on top priority for Simhastha Fair-2016. Even the slightest negligence would not be tolerated in that direction. All Akhadas and camps should have safety measures of firefighting. All concerned departments should ensure that Akhadas should not have stock of LPG cylinders, diesel and petrol for more than 2 days.

  • Cong’s Simhastha Monitoring Committee inspects dev projects

    Ujjain : Simhastha Monitoring Committee of the District Congress Committee (DCC) found various anomalies during its inspection of Simhastha development projects running at various places of the city on Friday.

  • UMC engineers asked to finish dev work in time

    Ujjain :Mayor Meena Jonwal chaired a meeting with deputy engineers of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) and directed them to accomplish the development projects as early as possible, on Friday. They should not practice careless attitude in this direction. Display boards containing information about the development works at all construction sites. The site should be cleared by the respective contractor by lifting the leftover material after the completion of the project to avoid

  • Prasad unit of Mahakal to move into newly constructed building

    Ujjain : Prasad unit of the Kothar of Mahakal Temple soon will be shifted in the new building being made at the 3.25 hectare land in Chintaman Jawasiya village. Presently three units function in the Kothar due to limited space available for making Ladoo Prasad, temple committee has taken decision to shift the unit in the new building. In the new building of temple committee Gau Shaala, Vaidik Shodh Sansthaan and Prasad

  • SMTMC issues cleaning tender third time

    Ujjain : After continuous objections by the present cleaning contractor of Mahakal Temple campus, Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (SMTMC) has issued cleaning tender for third time on Friday. SMTMC officials informed that previously two times cleaning tenders had been issued by the committee but after the objections raised by the present contractor Sanjay Agrawal, tenders were cancelled. Sources informed that Agrawal, who has cleaning contracts of various places including Civil Hospital