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  • SL blasts: President to change heads of defence forces
  • Pragya proffers nomination papers
  • Pragya proffers nomination papers
  • About 63 per cent voting recorded in Sangli constituency
  • Diggy slams RSS again
  • SP chief hits out at BJP, Congress
  • Diggy slams RSS again
  • No BJP wave now like 2014: Raj Thackery
  • Over 60 per cent polling recorded in Aurangabad constituency until
  • ‘Ek vidhan, ek pradhan’: Shah lauds Modi, slams Cong for ‘power-sharing’
  • ‘Ek vidhan, ek pradhan’: Shah lauds Modi, slams Cong for ‘power-sharing’
  • NDA will form govt after winning more than 400 seats and Modi will be PM again: Yogi
  • 'Chowkidar Chor Hai': Personal presence of Rahul in SC dispensed with for now
  • Around 66 pc voting in III phase, one killed in Bengal violence, 11 die while voting in Kerala, EVM glitches reported from all states
  • 'Vultures count bodies not soldiers':Rajnath Singh
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SL blasts: President to change heads of defence forces

23 Apr 2019 | 11:37 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday said that he expects to change the heads of the defence forces within the next 24 hours following their failure to take adequate measures to prevent Sunday's deadly terror attacks.

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Sheikh Hasina returns Bangladesh from Brunei

23 Apr 2019 | 10:37 PM

Dhaka, Apr 23 (UNI) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Tuesday evening concluding her three-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam at the invitation of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

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Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA' admits responsibility

Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA' admits responsibility

23 Apr 2019 | 7:10 PM

London, Apr 23 (UNI) The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Irish News.

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Iran parliament labels CENTCOM as terrorist group

Iran parliament labels CENTCOM as terrorist group

23 Apr 2019 | 6:24 PM

Tehran, Apr 23 (UNI) The Iranian Majlis (parliament) on Tuesday passed a bill designating the US Central Command (CENTCOM) and its affiliated forces, organizations, entities as a terrorist organisation.

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Islamic State says it was behind Sri Lanka bombings

Islamic State says it was behind Sri Lanka bombings

23 Apr 2019 | 6:01 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) More than two days after the Sri Lanka bombings, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks.

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China proposes maritime community, closer ties with world's navies

China proposes maritime community, closer ties with world's navies

23 Apr 2019 | 5:31 PM

Beijing, Apr 23 (Beijing) China on Tuesday proposed building a maritime community with a shared future, saying maritime peace and tranquility concern the security and interests of all countries and need to be jointly maintained and cherished.

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SL blasts: IS takes responsibility for attacks

SL blasts: IS takes responsibility for attacks

23 Apr 2019 | 5:07 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) The Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 300 people.

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Myanmar landslide: 90 dead at Kachin jade mine

Myanmar landslide: 90 dead at Kachin jade mine

23 Apr 2019 | 4:40 PM

Yangon, Apr 23 (UNI) A landslide at a jade mine has killed at least 90 people in northern Myanmar, witnesses say.

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Myanmar top court rejects Reuters journalists' appeal

23 Apr 2019 | 4:37 PM

Yangon, 23 Apr (UNI) Myanmar's top court has rejected an appeal by two Reuters journalists jailed on charges linked to their reports on the Rohingya.

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SL blasts: PM says local extremist group part of global terror network

SL blasts: PM says local extremist group part of global terror network

23 Apr 2019 | 4:25 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday told Parliament that local extremist group "National Towheed Jamaat" was linked to a global terror network, adding that all steps would be taken to prevent terrorism from raising its head in the island country again.

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Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage

23 Apr 2019 | 3:58 PM

United Nations, Apr 23 (UNI) Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be protected”.

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SL bombings in 'retaliation for Christchurch mosque attacks': Minister

SL bombings in 'retaliation for Christchurch mosque attacks': Minister

23 Apr 2019 | 3:41 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) Initial investigations have revealed that an Islamist extremist group named National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) had carried out the Easter Sunday terror attack in response to the terror attack on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene stated.

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Lanka police arrests 40 suspects as toll rises to 310

Lanka police arrests 40 suspects as toll rises to 310

23 Apr 2019 | 3:14 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) As a state of emergency took effect Tuesday giving the Sri Lankan military war-time powers, police arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by the suicide bombers and the owner of a house where some of them lived.

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