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    Pak re-opens Torkham border crossing

    Islamabad: Pakistan today re-opened its Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan after closing it for about six days due to tension over construction of a gate, officials said. The busy border crossing in the north-west was closed on Sunday night due to clashes between the two sides which killed a Pakistan army Major and an Afghan border guard.

  • Belgium stages dozens of anti-terror raids, 12 held

    Brussels: Dozens of anti-terror raids were carried out across Belgium overnight in a case that needed “an immediate intervention”, and 12 people have been held, federal prosecutors said today. The raids took place in 16 communes in Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia and “passed off without incident,” they said in a statement, adding that “until now no arms or explosives were found.”

  • Don’t be strict with kids to let them shine in career

    Tokyo: Adults who received attention and care from their parents in their childhood are likely to have higher income, academic success as well as higher levels of happiness, finds a new study. The findings revealed that children who received “supportive” child rearing where parents bestowed them with a lot of positive attention and care had higher incomes, higher levels of happiness, academic success and a strong sense of morality as adults.

  • World’s first 1,000-processor microchip

    Los Angeles: Scientists have designed the world’s first microchip containing 1,000 independent programmable processors, that can upto compute 1.78 trillion instructions per second. The energy-efficient “KiloCore” chip contains 621 million transistors, researchers said. “To the best of our knowledge, it is the world’s first 1,000- processor chip and it is the highest clock-rate processor ever designed in a university,” said Bevan Baas, professor at the University of California, Davis, who led the

  • Smoking can hamper breast cancer treatment

    London: Women who smoke are less likely to respond to breast cancer treatments in comparison to those who abstain from it, and on the contrary they may be negatively affected by it, says a study. Women suffering with breast cancers were treated mostly with aromatase inhibitors — drugs that lower oestrogen levels in fatty tissue — that can reduce the risk of recurrence in women with oestrogen-receptive breast cancer.

  • Al-Qaeda linked rebels capture three towns in Syria’s Aleppo

    Damascus: The Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and allied militant groups have captured three towns in the country’s northern province of Aleppo, following battles with the Syrian army, a monitor group reported on Saturday. The Nusra and other groups have been engaged in intense battles with the army in Aleppo over the past four days as the terror groups unleashed wide-scale offensives against the government troops’ positions, Xinhua news agency quoted the Syrian Observatory

  • World’s “most diverse” Yoga Day celebrations to be held over two days at UN

    United Nations: The “most diverse” International Yoga Day observances are slated to be held over two days at the UN headquarters where the ancient holistic science of India will be celebrated by a microcosm of the world’s nationalities, religions and cultures, blending its practice and yogic meals with digital interactivity, glamour, and an examination of its relevance to the global body’s mission.

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    Reliance Group says shocked at ‘illegal phone tapping’

    Mumbai: The Reliance Group said on Saturday it was shocked at news reports on the so called “Essar Tapes” that refer to “completely illegal and criminal” wiretap on some individuals in its group and asked for a thorough official probe into the matter.

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    Khadse attends BJP’s state-level executive meet in Pune

    Pune: Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse today arrived at BJP’s two-day state-level executive meet here, putting an end to speculations that he may not attend the event in the wake of his resignation from the cabinet after a host of allegations including irregularities in a land deal.

  • Shahid, Alia bravest actors in tinsel town: Mahesh Bhatt

    Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has lauded his star daughter Alia Bhatt and actor Shahid Kapoor for their performances in the film “Udta Punjab”, saying that the two are the bravest actors in Bollywood, says IANS.

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    NC, Cong protest in J-K Assembly over price rise

    Srinagar: Opposition National Conference and Congress legislators today protested in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly over the issue of price rise and staged a walkout.

  • I want to make GHAYAL 3: Sunny Deol

    Actor-director Sunny Deol has expressed his desire to make a sequel to his last directorial venture “Ghayal Once Again”. The film that released earlier this year was the second instalment in the “Ghayal” franchise and besides featuring Sunny in the lead role, also marked his return to direction after “Dillagi” (1999).

  • Will the real Mr Perfectionist please stand up?

    Shahid Kapoor’s performance in HAIDER clean bowled every film fan and critic. Since then he is being compared to the perfectionist, Aamir Khan. A humbled Shahid cleared that he wouldn’t take that compliment as a serious one.

  • Weekly Prediction 19 to 25 June 2016

    Aries:- Start of the week will bring some disappointment at work place and you will feel too much depressed and may look of quitting the job but hasty decision of yours might go wrong this time so stay cool. Sun entering your own sign at the mid of the week might turn things your way. Travel and money matters are in sharp focus. There is pleasure too and many occasions for the