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Hasina hopes India, Bangladesh will resolve disputes amicably

SANTINIKETAN (WEST BENGAL): Without mentioning the contentious Teesta issue, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday hoped that the two countries will be able to resolve all their problems amicably

UAE issues Kerala travel warning over Nipah virus

ABU DHABI: The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has asked people to put off unnecessary travel to Kerala where a Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak has claimed 10 lives and at least 40 others have been quarantined.

Modi government worked for farmers, helped industries: Shah

NEW DELHI: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that the Modi government has worked for every section of the society and none can accuse it of being either anti-farmer or anti-industrialist.

Scindia asks MP government to allot him Bhopal residence

BHOPAL: Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has written to the Madhya Pradesh government to allot him a residence in the state capital to help him in his canvassing for the upcoming Assembly polls.

HCL engineer kidnapped for ransom

GHAZIABAD: An engineer working with HCL Technology Ltd in Noida has been kidnapped for ransom, police said on Friday.

Car bomb kills 6 in Libya's Benghazi

TRIPOLI: A car bomb explosion killed six people and injured more than 20 in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a local official said.

Modi underlines Centre's commitment towards education

SANTINIKETAN (WEST BENGAL) :Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted the Central government's commitment towards revitalising the educational infrastructure and boost an innovative mindset among students.

Five accused in Bodh Gaya blasts case convicted

PATNA: A Bihar court on Friday convicted all the five accused in the 2013 serial blasts that rocked Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple.

Canada blast: Sushma in touch with Indian diplomats

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said she is in touch with Indian diplomats in Canada following a blast in an Indian restaurant in that country that reportedly left 15 people injured.

Rail services suspended after protests in Anantnag

SRINAGAR: Rail services between Baramulla and Bannihal towns in Jammu and Kashmir were suspended on Friday after protests erupted in Anantnag district over the arrests of young men by security forces.

Congress' Ramesh Kumar elected Karnataka Speaker

BENGALURU: Congress legislator K.R. Ramesh Kumar was on Friday elected unopposed as the Karnataka Assembly Speaker, pro tem Speaker K.G. Bopaiah announced.

Lack of drinking water in Shantiniketan, Modi apologise

SANTINIKETAN: Following unruly scenes over lack of drinking water here at the Visva Bharati premises here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought apologies from its students during the 49th convocation which he attended as its Chancellor.

GDPR: Tough EU data protection law comes into effect

LONDON: The General Data Protection Regulation -- better known as GDPR -- that gives citizens of the European Union (EU) more rights to control their personal information comes into effect from Friday.

Opposition called shutdown evokes mixed response in TN

CHENNAI: A shutdown called by the DMK-led opposition condemning the police firing that killed 13-anti-Sterlite copper plant protestors in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi, met with mixed response on Friday.

N.Korea still open to talks with US: Minister

PYONGYANG: A North Korean minister said on Friday that Pyongyang was still willing to talk with Washington, in response to US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to pull out of his planned summit with Kim Jong-un.

Gadkari advocates bringing fuel under GST

NEW DELHI: With petrol and diesel rates skyrocketing on a daily basis, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday advocated bringing fuel under the GST to curb the price hike.

Low intensity quake in Himachal

SHIMLA: An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was felt in Himachal Pradesh early on Friday, an official said here. There was no loss of life.

Explosion in Canada Indian restaurant injures 15

OTTAWA: At least 15 people were injured following a blast in an Indian restaurant in Canada's Mississauga city, the media reported.

Arjun Vajpai conquers Kangchenjunga, youngest to scale 6 peaks above 8,000m

TSERAM (NEPAL): The thunder of helicopter breaks early morning silence as mountaineer Arjun Vajpai lands in this eastern Nepal village after scaling Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest peak.

Samsung must pay Apple $539mn in patent lawsuit: US court

SAN FRANCISCO: A US court has finally asked Samsung to pay $539 million to Apple for copying patented iPhone designs, after the two giants got entangled in a legal battle in 2011.


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