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  • 2 brothers booked for colleague's murder in Palghar
  • Pak violates truce on IB, fires few rounds in Samba sector
  • BJP MLA Lal Singh appeals Dogra to participate in Sep 23 rally
  • Punjab cabinet okays Sri Anandpur Sahib Naina Devi Ji ropeway project to boost tourism
  • One killed, 3 injured in ST bus-pickup van collision in Aurangabad
  • Prayas gives Bengal perfect start to season
  • 2 militants gunned down by SFs in CASO encounter in north Kashmir
  • Vodafone to roll out 1,000 5G sites in UK by 2020
  • Shahbaz Nadeem breaks List A record with stunning 8/10
  • Warming up:Punjab CM assures Afghan ex-prez Karzai of greater support for dev of war-torn nation
  • UK's Hunt says pressed Suu Kyi on "justice and accountability" for Rohingya
  • Gupta brother denies threatening to kill South African former minister
  • Punjab cabinet approves land transfer for Bathinda AIIMS project
  • South India’s might remains unmatched in ISL
World

Devastating storms like Hurricane Florence ‘unusual this far north’: UN weather agency

12 Sep 2018 | 2:06 PM

Geneva, Sep 12(UNI) Hurricane Florence is ranked as a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

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Trump's claim of success in Puerto Rico hurricane response derided

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 PM

San Juan, Sep 12 (UNI) President Donald Trump has been criticised for hailing the US response to the deadly Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year as "tremendous".

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Nawaz, Maryam released on parole for Kulsoom Nawaz funeral on Friday

Nawaz, Maryam released on parole for Kulsoom Nawaz funeral on Friday

12 Sep 2018 | 1:55 PM

Islamabad, Sep 12(UNI) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired captain Mohammad Safdar were released from Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail on parole hours to attend the funeral of his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who passed away in a London hospital on Tuesday.

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Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects civilians

12 Sep 2018 | 1:50 PM

Moscow, Sep 12 (UNI) The two suspects in the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are civilians, not criminals, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.

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Vietnamese capital Hanoi asks people not to eat dog meat

12 Sep 2018 | 1:46 PM

Hanoi, Sep 12 (UNI) Officials in Vietnam's capital Hanoi are urging residents to stop eating dog meat as it could hurt the city's reputation and lead to diseases like rabies, said a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Brazil election: Jailed ex-leader Lula pulls out of election

12 Sep 2018 | 11:28 AM

Brasilia, Sep 12 (UNI) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month's presidential election, allowing his running mate to stand in his place, said a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report

Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report

12 Sep 2018 | 8:12 AM

Rome, Sep 12 (UNI) New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report said on Wednesday.

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Kulsoom's death: Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law to get parole

Kulsoom's death: Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law to get parole

11 Sep 2018 | 6:10 PM

Islamabad, Sep 11 (UNI) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar will be granted parole, to attend Mr Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom's funeral, who died at a London hospital on Tuesday.

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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away

11 Sep 2018 | 5:10 PM

London, Sep 11 (UNI) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife, Begum Kulsoom, passed away on Tuesday, according to the media reports.

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Delaying breakfast, expediting dinner can aid weight loss

11 Sep 2018 | 4:37 PM

London, Sep 11 (UNI) Putting the earlier studies to back-burner, which suggested early breakfast as the way to go for weight loss, a new study has revealed that delaying breakfast time by 90 minutes and having dinner as early as 90 minutes before time, can reduce the body fat by almost 50 per cent.

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India wants trade deal for first time: Trump

India wants trade deal for first time: Trump

11 Sep 2018 | 4:00 PM

Washington, Sep 11 (UNI) US President Donald Trump is understood to have said that India has expressed its desire to have a trade deal with his country despite the tough stance taken by his administration on the issue.

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As polls approach Bangladesh, Oppn in dilemma over leader

11 Sep 2018 | 3:01 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Sep 11 (UNI) Preparations are on full swing in the neighbouring Bangladesh for the general elections, scheduled to be held in December, even as Opposition BNP continues negotiation with Jukta (United) Front and Gano Forum, to forge a greater alliance.

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Explosion triggers fire in Nigeria, kills 35

Explosion triggers fire in Nigeria, kills 35

11 Sep 2018 | 2:55 PM

Abuja, Sep 11 (UNI) A gas tanker has exploded in north Nigerian state of Nasarawa, leading to a major fire, which took lives of 35 people and left several injured, the state emergency agency said here on Tuesday.

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US closes PLO office, adding pressure on Palestinians

11 Sep 2018 | 1:38 PM

Washington, Sep 11 (UNI) The Trump administration has announced its decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) office in Washington, a move to further press the Palestinians into peace talks with Israel while invoking strong objections.

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Koreas to hold working-level military talks on Sep 13

11 Sep 2018 | 1:34 PM

Seoul, Sep 11 (UNI) South Korea and North Korea (DPRK - Democratic People's Republic of Korea) agreed to hold the working-level talks on military affairs later this week, Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.

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