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  • PM Narendra Modi to begin his two-day Gujarat visit from today

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Gujarat today. Prime Minister Modi will start his visit with a special puja and darshan at Lord Dwarikadheesh Temple.

  • Post-GST, tax collection in Goa drops 22%

    Panaji, The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has led to reduction in collection of taxes by 22 per cent in Goa so far as compared to the revenue collection during the corresponding period last year, a senior official said. State Commercial Taxes Department, which keeps a record of tax collection, said the drop is not expected to continue in the future. The state government expects the GST to stabilise

  • British PM Theresa May to meet business chiefs on Brexit

    London: British Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet business chiefs on Monday in a bid to reassure them that the Brexit process is on track, following a bruising week for her leadership.

  • Bodies of 21 Egyptian Christians found in Libya

    Tripoli, The bodies of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians who were murdered in 2015 by Islamic State (IS) militants, were discovered in Libya’s coastal city of Sirte, officials said.

  • Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis

    Madrid: Spain braced for more protests today despite tentative signs that the sides may be seeking to defuse the crisis after Madrid offered a first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed independence vote.

  • US: Man lived with dead bodies of his mother, brother

    White Bear Lake (US), Prosecutors say a Minnesota man lived in his house with the decomposing bodies of his mother and twin brother for about a year. Sixty-year-old Robert James Kuefler of White Bear Lake is charged with interference with a dead body or scene of death because he neglected to tell authorities they died of natural causes, according to the St Paul Pioneer Press.

  • Naxalites use kids to fight in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand: United Nations

    United Nations, The world body has received reports of Naxalites using children to fight in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and of terrorists burning at least 30 schools in Kashmir last year, according to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. In his annual report on Children in Armed Conflict, Guterres said: “Children continued to be affected by incidents of violence between armed groups and the government, in particular in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, as well as tensions in

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    Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera sector

    Nowshera: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Nowshera Sector, of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajauri district on late Friday night and continued unprovoked firing for an hour. Indian troops retaliated strongly. No casualties have been reported so far.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri

    Jammu, Pakistani forces today violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. The troops resorted to small arms firing along forward areas in Baba Khori and Kala along LoC around 1930 hours, a senior district officer said.

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    Singer Zubeen Garg sentenced to three months jail, Rs. 5000 fine for this reason

    Guwahati: Popular Assamese and Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg has been sentenced to jail for three months, with a penalty of five thousand, in an assault case on Friday. The ‘Gangster’ fame singer was arrested pertaining to a 2013 case, where he had allegedly slapped the son of an advocate, named Arup Borbora, for smoking in public.

  • Made mistake by supporting Narendra Modi as PM: Arun Shourie

    Kasauli, BJP leader and former minister Arun Shourie on Friday said he mad made a “mistake” by supporting Narendra Modi to be the Prime Minister. This, he said, was his second mistake after supporting V.P. Singh who led a Janata Dal government supported by the BJP and Left parties from outside. “I made two mistakes — by supporting (former prime minister) V.P. Singh and then by supporting Modi,” Shourie said, addressing the sixth

  • 7 dead, 1 injured in military helicopter crash in Mexico

    Mexico City: Mexico’s Defence Department says seven army personnel are presumed dead after a helicopter crashed in the northern state of Durango. One soldier was found seriously wounded at the scene. The bodies of the rest of the victims were believed to be in the wreckage of the craft.