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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is world's richest man, here's what he is worth

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of USD 141.9 billion, the Forbes World's Billionaires list showed on Monday. Bezos' wealth has grown more than...

19 Jun 2018 8:34 am
Lucknow: Major fire breaks out in Charbagh's SSJ International hotel, 5 injured

At least five people were injured after a major fire broke out in SSJ International hotel in Lucknow's Charbagh area in the early hours of Tuesday morning.  The hotel has been evacuated and the rescue workers...

19 Jun 2018 8:28 am
Rift in Akhilesh-Rahul bonhomie? SP chief opposes key role for Congress in anti-BJP alliance: Sources

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has hinted at opposition to a key role for Congress in the anti-BJP alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The SP chief who had earlier announced that his party will...

19 Jun 2018 7:49 am
Amit Shah calls J&K BJP ministers, top leaders for urgent meeting in Delhi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, who was scheduled to visit Srinagar on June 23, has called all the Jammu and Kashmir BJP ministers to Delhi for an urgent meeting today. BJP state chief...

19 Jun 2018 7:09 am
Upping ante, US president threatens new tariffs on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump directed the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump...

19 Jun 2018 6:54 am
TMC legislator move Supreme Court against Centre’s decision to set up ‘Social Media Hub’

A TMC MLA on Monday challenged in the Supreme Court the Centre’s move to set up a ‘Social Media Communication Hub’ to collect and analyse digital and social media content. TMC legislator Mahua Moitra wanted the...

18 Jun 2018 11:53 pm
Goa: CM Manohar Parriakar chairs first Cabinet meeting after US return

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday chaired his first Cabinet meeting after coming back from medical treatment in the US as the Cabinet cleared a slew of proposals, including releasing ailing aged prisoners.  Parrikar spent...

18 Jun 2018 11:30 pm
North East floods: Death toll in Assam rises to 11, more than 5 lakh people affected

The death toll in the Assam floods on Monday rose to 11 with two more deaths reported from the Barak Valley in the state. More than five lakh people have been affected so far in...

18 Jun 2018 11:18 pm
Bitcoin extortion case: Court declares ex-BJP MLA Nalin Kotadiya as 'absconder'

An Ahmedabad sessions court on Monday declared former BJP MLA Nalin Kotadiya an absconder in the multi-crore bitcoin extortion case being probed by the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID-Crime).  Additional sessions judge P G Tamakuwala declared...

18 Jun 2018 11:04 pm
Anti-militancy ops in J&K to begin in 'good earnest' once info on militants starts coming in: Army sources

The Indian Army on Monday said that the anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir, which were suspended by the security agencies for a month on account of Ramadan celebrations would be resumed in 'good earnest'...

18 Jun 2018 9:10 pm
CJI Appointment: Govt issues stern warning, says do not question its intentions

Sending a stern warning, the government on Monday said that its intention on the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India should not be questioned. Responding to a question on whether the government will follow...

18 Jun 2018 8:43 pm
PNB Scam: Nirav Modi managed to travel despite Interpol's alert on revocation of passport, says CBI

Nirav Modi, the main accused in the PNB scam managed to travel across several nations despite information regarding his passport being revoked by the Indian government was flashed in the Interpol central database on February...

18 Jun 2018 7:59 pm
ED files fresh charge sheet against VIjay Mallya in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday filed fresh charge sheet against liquor baron Vijay Mallya and two of his firms in a money laundering case involving over Rs 6000-crore bank loans. The ED last year had filed its first...

18 Jun 2018 7:11 pm
China calls for trilateral summit with India and Pakistan, says can't take strain of another Doklam incident

Days after Chinese President Xi Jinping met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO) in Qingdao and accepted his invitation to visit India for an informal meeting in 2019, China on Monday,...

18 Jun 2018 6:52 pm
Delhi University Admission 2018: SRCC releases first cut off

Delhi University’s Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) on Monday published its first cut-off and this year, there is a slight increase of 0.75 per cent in the BA Economics (Hons) programme. However, the cut-off...

18 Jun 2018 6:26 pm
AAP sit-in protest: IAS Association agrees to hold talks with government to end political deadlock

A day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal gave a public assurance to the IAS officers about their safety and security, the IAS association said that it is ready for talks with the government. In a...

18 Jun 2018 5:44 pm
Railways plans to launch major maintenance drive across all its zones on Sundays; free food, water to passengers if trains delayed

Travelling by train on Sundays or over weekends may get weary in the coming days as the Indian Railways has decided to start major maintenance works across all its zones over the weekends.  While small blocks...

18 Jun 2018 4:47 pm
Astronomers spot giant black hole, 20 million times massive than Sun, eating up star

In a landmark discovery, an international team of astronomers caught a supermassive black hole in the process of tearing through a star, ripping it apart, and then eating it. It is for the first time...

18 Jun 2018 4:23 pm
Delhi: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's health condition worsens, sent to hospital

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who has been on hunger strike since June 13 at the Lieutenant Governor's office, was on Monday taken to hospital after his health deteriorated, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.  Sisodia...

18 Jun 2018 4:06 pm
Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in Volkswagen diesel emissions probe

In a high-profile arrest in the Volkswagen group's diesel emissions probe, German authorities on Monday detained Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler. Munich prosecutors said they had acted because of a risk that  Stadler might seek to...

18 Jun 2018 3:33 pm
7.7% growth in fourth quarter of 2017-18 'firmly' establishes India as fastest-growing major economy: Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday expressed confidence that Indian economy is likely to maintain the tag of fastest growing major economy for some years. The 7.7 per cent economic growth in the fourth quarter of...

18 Jun 2018 1:35 pm
Delhi Health ‌Minister Satyendar Jain's condition stable: Doctor

The condition of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was hospitalised late last night, is stable, a senior doctor today said. Jain, who had been on an indefinite hunger strike at the Lieutenant Governor office for...

18 Jun 2018 1:04 pm
2 Tamil Nadu tourists drown while clicking selfies on Goa beaches

Two tourists from Tamil Nadu drowned in separate incidents while clicking selfies in the Arabian Sea in Goa, the police said today.   A group of eight tourists from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu visited the Baga beach...

18 Jun 2018 1:03 pm
J&K: 4 terrorists gunned down by security forces in Bandipora

The security forces on Monday gunned down four terrorists in an ongoing operation in Raynar forests adjacent to Panar area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district. The operation, which was launched on June 9 after a brief...

18 Jun 2018 12:20 pm
Delhi HC to Kejriwal Govt's lawyer: This can’t be called a strike, you can’t go to someone’s office to hold protest

Delhi High Court on Monday questioned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's sit-in at lieutenant governor's office. Hearing a plea filed by  BJP MLA Vijender Gupta, the court asked the Delhi government's lawyer if the Delhi CM...

18 Jun 2018 12:04 pm
Delhi: Broad daylight encounter in national capital kills one, injures two others

In a shocking incident, unknown miscreants opened fire at a woman and another man in broad day-light in Delhi's Sant Nagar area on Monday morning. The two victims were admitted to a nearby hospital, where...

18 Jun 2018 11:49 am
Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat to meet martyr Rifleman Aurangzeb's family in J&K

Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited Mendhar in Jammu and Kashmir to meet with the family of martyr Rifleman Aurangzeb, who was martyred after being abducted by terrorists in South Kashmir when he...

18 Jun 2018 11:28 am
Samsung spent $13.6 billion on taxes globally in 2017

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics spent $13.6 billion (15 trillion won) to pay taxes around the globe in 2017 -- a 70 per cent increase from a year earlier, the company's business report showed...

18 Jun 2018 11:14 am
Tamil Nadu: Acid leak reported from Sterlite Plant in Tuticorin, experts rushed to spot

An acid leak has been reported from Sterlite Plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin, which was shut down by the Tamil Nadu government after widespread protests. The experts have been rushed to the spot to assess...

18 Jun 2018 10:57 am
Live Breaking News June 18: Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy arrives to meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: Live...

18 Jun 2018 10:27 am
Strong earthquake jolts Japan's Osaka, three killed

At three people, including a nine-year-old girl, have been killed and 41 others injured in Japan's Osaka as a strong earthquake shook the city on Monday morning. The Osaka prefectural government reported two deaths, and...

18 Jun 2018 9:31 am
Is Modi responsible even if any dog dies in Karnataka?: Pramod Muthalik on PM's silence on Gauri Lankesh murder

Sri Ram Sena chief Pramod Muthalik indirectly compared veteran journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder with a dog's death on Sunday. Speaking at a public interactive programme in Bengaluru, Muthalik stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot...

18 Jun 2018 8:50 am
Islamic State claims recent attack on CRPF battalion in Srinagar's Pantha Chowk

The international terrorist organisation Islamic State has claimed the responsibility for the attack on 29 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar on June 16....

18 Jun 2018 7:49 am
UP Police constable recruitment exam: UP STF busts cheating rackets in Gorakhpur, Allahabad

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force has busted tow cheating rackets in connection with the UP Police Public Services Commission (PSC) constable recruitment exam scheduled for today and tomorrow.  In Allahabad, the UP STF arrested three...

18 Jun 2018 7:17 am
Aap sit-in protest: Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain hospitalised as his health deteriorates

As the AAP sit-in against the alleged strike by IAS officers entered day 8 at midnight, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain was rushed to a city hospital as his condition deteriorated. Jain has been on...

18 Jun 2018 6:38 am
UP: BJP MLA Nandkishore Gurjar escapes attempt on his life in Ghaziabad

BJP MLA Nandkishore Gurjar escaped an attempt on his life on Sunday night as four miscreants opened firing at his vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad last night. The incident took place at around 10.30 pm...

18 Jun 2018 6:21 am
AAP sit-in protest: Opposition parties slam Kejriwal, accuse him for 'creating' drama to further his political ambitions

Amidst the ongoing tussle between the Arvind Kejriwal led-AAP and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, opposition parties slammed the government for creating an 'emergency-like ' situation in the state. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said Kejriwal should...

17 Jun 2018 11:52 pm
Nagaland: Two Assam Rifles personnel killed, four injured in ambush by suspected Naga insurgents

Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others suffered injuries in an ambush by suspected Naga insurgents in Mon district of Nagaland today, an Assam Rifles official said. The incident occurred around 3 pm near...

17 Jun 2018 11:36 pm
North-East floods: Death toll rises to 23, situation worsens in Assam

The devastating flood in the North-east claimed six more lives during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 23. While five more people died in Assam since Saturday, one person lost his life in...

17 Jun 2018 10:51 pm
Delhi: AAP protest from Mandi House to PM's residence dispersed after two hours

The ongoing-sit in protest by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders intensified on Sunday as the leaders and party workers staged a massive protest from Mandi House to the Prime Minister's Residence at 7 Lok...

17 Jun 2018 10:33 pm
Delhi: CM Kejriwal urges IAS officers to stop boycott of elected government, assures security

Despite the Aam Aadmi Party's protest march, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday gave a public assurance to the IAS officers about their safety and security. Referring to the offices' as family, Kejriwal urged them...

17 Jun 2018 9:50 pm
Afghanistan: Nangarhar province hit by another suicide bomb attack, 14 killed

Just a day after the deadly twin suicide bomb attacks that killed more than 36 people, Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan was rocked by another suicide attack, killing 14 people. Attahullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the...

17 Jun 2018 9:22 pm
Martyred soldier Aurangazeb laid to rest in Poonch, family gives 72-hour ultimatum to government to avenge murder

Rifleman Aurangazeb, who was abducted and later killed by militants in from Kalamporain Pulwama on Thursday was laid to rest on Saturday with full state honours at his native Salani village in Poonch district. Despite...

17 Jun 2018 8:57 pm
NITI Aayog Meet: PM Modi welcomes constructive discussion by CMs', shares his vision of New India-2022'

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on Sunday delivered the closing remarks at the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of  NITI  Aayog.  Welcoming the constructive discussion and suggestions made by various Chief Ministers, the Prime...

17 Jun 2018 8:05 pm
US: 1 dead, 20 injured after shooting breaks out at New Jersey arts festival

One person was killed and 20 others injured following a shooting at an arts festival in New Jersey on Sunday. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told a news conference that 16 of the 20 injured were...

17 Jun 2018 6:11 pm
31 killed in twin suicide bomb attacks in Nigeria

At least 31 people were killed in twin suicide bomb attacks on a town in north-east Nigeria on Sunday. Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning...

17 Jun 2018 5:18 pm
AAP sit-in protest LIVE updates: We are being targetted , says IAS Association

With no signs of a possible reconciliation, the impasse between the AAP government in Delhi and LG Anil Baijal is all set to intensify on Sunday.  The Delhiites will assemble at Mandi House at 4 pm...

17 Jun 2018 3:42 pm
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal charged by ICC for ball-tampering during 2nd Test against West Indies

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for changing the condition of the ball during the second Test against West Indies at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet,...

17 Jun 2018 3:07 pm
Death toll from ISIL suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

The death toll from a suicide bombing against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire in Afghanistan has risen to 36, an official said today. Najibullah Kamawal, director of the health department in the...

17 Jun 2018 2:07 pm
MP Elections 2018: BJP, Congress gear up for cyber war ahead of real poll battle

Nearly 65,000 ‘cyber warriors’ of the BJP are all set to take on ‘Rajiv Ke Sipahi’ of the Congress in cyber space to woo young voters on social media platforms in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh...

17 Jun 2018 1:34 pm