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    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at the age of 93

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a moderate face in saffron politics and the first non-Congress prime minister to complete a full term in office, died here on Thursday after a prolonged illness, AIIMS authorities said. He was 93.

  • Assam lynching: 1 killed, 3 injured in Biswanath over suspicion of cow theft

    Guwahati: One man was lynched and three others were critically injured by a mob in Biswanath district of Assam that suspected them to be cattle lifters, police said today. Biswanath Superintendent of Police Diganta Kumar Choudhury told PTI the incident took place early yesterday at Line Number 15 of Diplonga Tea Estate under the Sootea police station.

  • Mithali Raj gets trolled for being late in posting Independence day post; her response is commendable

    Indian cricket women captain Mithali Raj has given a hard hitting response to a troll who was heckling her for wishing her fans late on Independence Day. Mithali Raj is currently on the tour of ongoing Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy 2018, she posted an Independence Day message on August 16 on Twitter. A troll tried to take a dig at her for being a day late on her post. But Mithali’s response was

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    Shiv Sena slams PM Modi for Independence Day speech, terms it mere ‘fireworks of numbers’

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena termed today Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Independence Day speech “fireworks of numbers, announcements and schemes” and slammed him for the depreciating rupee. It claimed that while Modi emphasised on his government’s development credentials, he overlooked the slide in the Indian rupee, which has hit an all-time low against the US dollar.

  • Android 9 Pie Go edition launched for entry-level phones

    San Francisco: Google has rolled out a “Go Edition” of its recently launched Artificial Intelligence (AI)-packed Android 9 Pie with additional storage, faster boot time, better security and more to bring improvements to entry-level phones.

  • Happy Birthday David Dhawan: Son Varun pens emotional note on daddy’s 66th birthday

    New Delhi: Indian film director David Dhawan, who has delivered various comedy hits, turned 66 today. The ‘Judwaa’ director’s son, actor Varun Dhawan wished him with a throwback picture on Instagram, writing, “Happy birthday pa. All I can say is I don’t know anyone else who is as passionate about making movies like you. Can’t wait to get back on set with u #DD #NO1”

  • Rupee moving towards its natural value: NITI Aayog

    New Delhi: As rupee continued to fall to new record lows on Thursday, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the Indian currency was overvalued and is moving towards its real value, and that it will not hurt the Indian economy.

  • 21-year-old suicide survivor undergoes historic face transplant

    OHIO: After a 31-hour-long face transplant surgery, 21-year-old Katie Stubblefield has turned over a new leaf in her life. She underwent 17 surgeries before finally going under the knife for the transformational procedure.

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    A joke makes Canadian fly nearly 42300 km in opposite direction to Arctic

    A man from Canada’s Winnipeg ended up taking the longest flight of his life after he boarded a wrong one. Filmmaker and wildlife photographer Christopher Paetkau was heading to Inuvik from Yellowknife, however, he accidentally took a flight to Iqaluit which is 2,260 km in the other direction from his original destination. As per BBC, it all happened when, while boarding, he asked a flight attendant if his flight was going to

  • New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

    New York: A new intravenous HIV drug has shown to be effective in reducing virus, boost immunity among patients with advanced, multi-drug resistant HIV infection, results of a phase-III trial has showed. As the first monoclonal antibody approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2018 to treat HIV, ibalizumab is a promising option for individuals who have tried several other drug therapies. Ibalizumab targets the primary receptor for HIV

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    Chinese rover set to explore far side of Moon

    Beijing: China’s space agency has revealed images of the exploration vehicle with which it hopes to reach the far side of the Moon by the end of this year, a feat no country has ever accomplished, the media reported on Thursday.

  • Sensex falls 188 points on global cues, weak macro data

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex tumbled over 188 points to close at 37,663.56 today, tracking weak global cues on concerns over Turkey’s financial crisis amid sustained foreign fund outflows.

  • CM Arvind Kejriwal visits Vajpayee at AIIMS, asks AAP workers to avoid birthday celebrations

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who turned 50 today, appealed to the AAP volunteers and his followers to avoid birthday celebrations in view of deteriorating health condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The chief minister along with his deputy Manish Sisodia visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) this morning to inquire about Vajpayee’s health.

  • Twitter threatened with shutdown in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Micro-blogging platform Twitter has been asked by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to comply with its requests to block objectionable content or face a shutdown in the country, the media reported on Thursday. According to a report in Dawn online, Twitter is in danger of being banned in Pakistan because of the government’s inability to force the tech giant to bend to its notions of what is suitable for public consumption

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to visit Delhi to enquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will leave for New Delhi later in the day today to enquire about the health of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is on life support at the AIIMS, official sources said here. Fadnavis will fly to New Delhi from Nagpur, where he has gone to attend a public event, sources in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said.

  • Vajpayee health updates: Ex-PM remains ‘critical’; Congress president Rahul Gandhi arrives at AIIMS

    New Delhi: The condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee remains critical and he continues to be on advanced life-support system, AIIMS said in a statement today. The 93-year-old BJP veteran was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion.