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  • Ahmednagar constable suspended for criticising PM Narendra Modi: Police

    Ahmednagar: A police constable was suspended for allegedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a WhatsApp post, police said on Sunday. Ramesh Shinde is posted as a bodyguard of Congress MLA and former minister Balasaheb Thorat, they said. Shinde, allegedly criticised Modi in a WhatsApp post recently, police said. The matter was taken seriously and an inquiry has been ordered, they said. “The action was taken against Shinde yesterday after a detailed

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    French President to revoke Harvey Weinstein Legion of Honour award

    Paris : In another blow to studio mogul Harvey Weinstein, facing sexual harassment and assault charges, French President Emmanuel Macron is moving to revoke the former’s Legion of Honour award, reported the Independent.

  • Aarushi-Hemraj Murder: Talwars to walk free today

    Ghaziabad: Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who have been acquitted in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, will be freed from Dasna jail in Ghaziabad today. Talwars were expected to walk out from Dasna prison on Firday, but the necessary paperwork and the weekend pushed their release to Monday.

  • 276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

    Mogadishu: The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said early today, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation.

  • Over 300 illegal migrants held in Turkey

    Ankara: Turkish Police detained over 300 illegal migrants in northern and eastern Turkey, a media report said.  According to state-run Anadolu Agency, a total of 206 illegal migrants, including 25 women and 18 children, were arrested from a bus in the Black Sea province of Amasya, Xinhua reported.

  • PM Modi to address BJP workers in Gujarat today

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his home state Gujarat today and address a rally of BJP workers gathering from across the state.

  • North Korea calls Donald Trump ‘strangler of peace’

    Pyongyang: Continuing its harsh anti-US rhetoric, North Korea has called President Donald Trump a “war merchant and strangler of peace”.  Trump’s administration is selling weapons to South Korea and Japan with the intent of enriching the makers of US arms while creating “a hair trigger situation” on the Korean Peninsula, said a commentary from state newspaper Rodong Sinmun posted by the Korean Central News Agency, CNN reported.  In September, a week after Pyongyang

  • Five dead, dozens missing as Rohingya boat sinks in Bangladesh

    Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh): At least five people were killed and dozens left missing after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state for Bangladesh sank in a river that separates the two nations, a border guard official said. “The boat was carrying around 50 people when it sank on the estuary of the Naf river in the morning. Five bodies were found including four children, and 21 people survived,” Border

  • Ujjain: Newly elected office-bearers pledge to uphold school’s motto

    Ujjain: Jain Public School, Barnagar organised an investiture ceremony for the academic session 2017-18 with great pomp and show.  The event was presided over by school principal Satanand Dubey. In his address to the newly elected cabinet Dubey said, “Today’s students are tomorrow’s citizens and could be the precursor of a strong nation if they understand their responsibilities.” In the oath taking ceremony students pledged to serve the school and fulfil their

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    Daily Horoscope for Monday, October 16, 2017

    Aries:- You may find yourself working hard, working out duties and responsibilities, & end up either earning name & fame or being punished for taking short cuts. Your work and profession is going to keep you quite involved.

  • Shinzo Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: poll

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan’s upcoming election, the latest survey suggested today, as a new party founded by Tokyo’spopular governor loses momentum. Abe’s conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is projected to win as many as 303 of the 465 seats up for grabs in the October 22 election, according to a poll by the Mainichi Shimbun. Its junior coalition partner Komeito is expected

  • Mumbai: More rainfall in next two-three days, says IMD

    Mumbai: Heavy showers on Sunday lashed parts of the city, mainly western suburbs, playing spoiler for Diwali preparations. The Met department said the rain was caused due to retreating monsoon which is still in transition.

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    Ujjain: Journos will face rejection if they avoid concerns of people

    Ujjain: “Market forces will continue to get offensive and add to pressure, but the one, who understands better the aspirations and expectations of common people, will only be considered as real journalists,” Press Council of India member and senior journalist from Delhi, Rajeev Ranjan Nag said here on Sunday.

  • Mumbai: FDA seals filthy farsan unit in Godbunder

    Bhayandar: With Diwali round the corner, you will be tempted to step inside one of the brightly illuminated sweet and farsan shops to buy those tangy, spicy, lip-smacking farsan and namkeen (fried and dried snacks). But don’t let adulteration spoil your festivities and ensure that the eatables are not sourced from manufacturing units operating from dark and dingy hutments of the slum pockets in the city.

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    Indore: Light and love to the wretched in Diwali

    Indore: Diwali, the festival of light and prosperity, does not literally carry the meaning for all in our society, as unprivileged can’t celebrate the festival in the way other do. However, making the festival happier even for those, the Race Course Road Morning Walkers’ Group has been sharing happiness in form of ration for the poor to light up their houses and to eliminate the darkness of worries.

  • Death toll from California wildfire rises to 40

    Washington: The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has announced that the death toll from the week-long wildfire has reached 40 while 75,000 people remain evacuated. After six days of hard work, firefighters continue to fight a fire that, for the time being, has devastated more than 88,000 hectares and reduced thousands of buildings to ashes across the state, a spokesman for the Forest and Fire Protection Department told Efe news.