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    Today’s horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will develop an interest in the occult and the secret arts. Business persons will see an increase in income thanks to partners. Those in politics and social sector your said word will be valuable.

  • Russia’s poll meddling act of aggression: Hillary

    Washington : Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton referred to Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential election as an “act of aggression”, a media report said.

  • Japan extends N Korea sanctions

    Tokyo : The Japanese government on Friday approved a two-year extension of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea, including a total blockade of trade, in response to Pyongyang’s latest missile tests.

  • Bhopal: Saffron flag will fly in Kerala says BJYM leader

    BHOPAL: Newly-appointed national vice-president of BJYM Rahul Kothari said that it was the BJYM that had unfurled the national tricolour in Kashmir. And now it was turn of Kerala. “We will fly the saffron flag in Kerala,” he said.

  • South Africans hold nationwide protests against President Zuma

    Johannesburg : Thousands of South Africans gathered in major cities on Friday to demonstrate against President Jacob Zuma, whose dismissal of the finance minister fueled concerns over government corruption and a struggling economy.

  • Ontario passes motion recognising 1984 anti-Sikh riots as genocide

    Toronto: The Ontario Assembly has passed a motion that recognises the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India that killed over 2,500 people, as genocide. The motion was passed 35 to 5 on Thursday. It was moved by Harinder Malhi, an MP from Brampton-Springdale district. Malhi in her remarks said: “The Legislative Assembly of Ontario should reaffirm our values …and condemn all forms of communal violence, hatred, hostility, prejudice, racism and intolerance in India

  • Bhopal: Yoga, physical activities keep depression off

    BHOPAL: Depression is not talked about much because it is considered a shame and a form of madness in some of its manifestations. The seriousness of the illness is not considered till it takes a dangerous turn. Some of them get into right direction in time while some cannot escape it and get anxiety attacks, try to harm themselves and even end up committing suicide. A few youngsters shared with Free Press

  • Bhopal: Orientation programme on new adoption rules at Judicial Academy

    BHOPAL: A two-day orientation-cum-sensitisation programme on Adoption Regulations under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 is being organised for faculty members of state judicial academies and other judges on April 8-9 at National Judicial Academy, Bhopal by Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), a statutory body of the Government of India under the aegis of ministry of woman and child development.

  • Pro-ISIS hackers release ‘kill list’ of 8,786 people

    Washington : Islamic State-linked hackers have released a “kill list” of over 8,700 people, mostly from the the US and UK, calling for lone wolf attacks on the targets in a chilling video posted online, according to a media report. The hackers, known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC), ordered those watching to, “Kill them wherever you find them”, Fox News reported.

  • Bhopal: ‘Newer challenges in front of police’

    BHOPAL: Now the time has come, let us open the blindfold of the statue of justice because now the courts are also delivering social justice. Assembly Speaker Sitashran Sharma said this at the inaugural function of IPS Service Meet and workshop on ‘Internal Security Cyber Challenges – New Dimension’ at Vidhan Sabha Auditorium, on Friday.

  • Expect no rate cut soon, RBI focuses on liquidity: Analysts

    Mumbai : A day after the RBI decided to go for a widely-expected status quo in rates, analysts said another cut is not on the horizon, but getting liquidity to neutral levels will dominate actions going forward. With the Reserve Bank commentary stressing on all options being open, a section also felt that an increase in cash reserve ratio (CRR) may be in the offing.

  • Bhopal: Jabalpur collector’s milk rate order, SC fixes next hearing on April 25

    BHOPAL: The division bench of Supreme Court comprising Justice A Bobde and Justice L Nageshwar heard the matter of dairy owner Naresh Bhamri, on Friday, filed against the order of Jabalpur collector on February 3, 2017 regarding the milk rate in the district. The next hearing date is on April 25.

  • Nagaland gets Rs 400 crore loan to promote agroforestry

    Farmers dependent on traditional cultivation method in Nagaland are set to get new income options in fuel wood, fruits and non-timber production through a project for which Japanese funding arm JICA has extended Rs 400 crore loan. JICA has signed an agreement with the Indian government to provide development assistance loan of 6,224 million yen (about Rs 400 crore) for Nagaland Forest Management Project.

  • Bhopal: Deendayal free meal scheme launched in city

    BHOPAL: Mayor of Bhopal Alok Sharma inaugurated the government’s much anticipated Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana (DARY) offering meal at just Rs 5 on Friday at a shelter home located opposite Sulataniya Janana Hospital here. The DARY scheme of the MP government aims to provide low cost meal to the poor and needy.

  • Oil prices hit high notes, post Syria attack

    Mumbai : Crude oil contracts on the Multi Commodity Exchange of India gave up most gains to close marginally up on Friday after they earlier hit a one-month high.

  • Rs 141.13 cr worth of new notes seized: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : The Income Tax department, Enforcement Directorate and other agencies have seized Rs 141.13 crore worth of new currency notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 crore while acting in different parts of the country, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Bhopal: Girish Dixit new judge in MP for NIA cases

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Friday appointed Bhopal’s XVIth Additional Sessions Judge Girish Dixit to be the special judge under the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act for trials of the scheduled offences throughout Madhya Pradesh.He succeeds judge Shashi Bhushan Pathak, who superannuated on December 31.