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  • School timings changed in Lucknow due to heavy winter
  • Schengen visa denials in India increased by 21 7pc
  • Ramesh Powar re-applies for India Women head coach position
  • Next Chhattisgarh Chief Minister: The race begins
  • 'Best group of fast bowlers India has had' : Bharat Arun
  • 'Best group of fast bowlers India has had' : Bharat Arun
  • Former cabinet minister Bandhu Tirkey arrested in DA case
  • GST evasion of Rs 12k cr detected b/w April-Nov: John Joseph
  • Constantine announces 34 probables for preparatory camp ahead of AFC Asian Cup
  • Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
  • Crop damage: Provide one-time exemption of KCC loan to farmers, Tarigami to Govt
  • Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half
  • PM will soon lay foundation of AIIMS: J&K Governor
  • SP will support Congress govt in MP: Akhilesh
  • Theresa to face vote of no confidence from Tory MPs
World

US Facebook Staff return to offices after bomb threat

12 Dec 2018 | 2:15 PM

Washington, Dec 12 (UNI) Facebook Company for social networking on Wednesday said that its employees are allowed to return to its buildings in Menlo Park, State of California, after a bomb threat.

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Israeli troops prepare to demolish homes of Palestinian assailants

12 Dec 2018 | 2:10 PM

Jerusalem, Dec 12 (UNI) Israel's army said Wednesday it made preparations for the demolition of the family homes of two Palestinian perpetrators of a 2016 shooting after their homes had been demolished and rebuilt.

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S.Korea, DPRK verify guard posts pullout across border

12 Dec 2018 | 2:09 PM

Seoul, Dec 12 (Xinhua) South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) verified the pullout of 11 guard posts each across the inter-Korean border on Wednesday inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which has left the Korean Peninsula divided since the 1950-53 Korean war ended with armistice.

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Naftogaz seeking to engage US courts in Legal dispute with Gazprom - Reports

12 Dec 2018 | 1:58 PM

Moscow, Dec12 (Sputnik) Ukraine's Naftogaz energy company seeks to involve US courts in legal dispute with Russia's Gazprom energy giant to make the latter pay $2.

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Some 770 refugees returned to Syria within 24 hours: Russian Defense Ministry

12 Dec 2018 | 1:36 PM

Moscow, Dec 12 (UNI) About 770 refugees returned to Syria from foreign states within last 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for the Reception, Allocation and Accommodation of Refugees said on Wednesday.

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1MDB scandal: Former Malaysian prime minister slapped with new charge

12 Dec 2018 | 1:25 PM

Bangkok, Dec 12 (UNI) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged on Wednesday with tampering with the 1MDB strategic development company's final audit report, in addition to corruption charges that Najib pleaded not guilty to, local media reported.

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DPRK leader seems difficult to visit Seoul this year: S.Korea

12 Dec 2018 | 1:00 PM

Seoul, Dec 12 (Xinhua) South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Wednesday that it seemed difficult for Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), to visit Seoul within this year.

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Man sentenced to death for deadly SUV crash in central China

12 Dec 2018 | 12:56 PM

Changsha, Dec 12 (Xinhua) A court in central China's Hunan Province on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for an attack that left 15 dead.

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Macron expresses solidarity with families of victims of Strasbourg shooting

12 Dec 2018 | 12:48 PM

Paris, Dec 12 (UNI) French President Emmanuel Macron expressed on Wednesday solidarity with the families of victims of the deadly shooting in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg.

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Thai policeman shoots dead Frenchman following brawl in Bangkok

12 Dec 2018 | 12:34 PM

Bangkok, Dec 12 (Xinhua) A Thai police officer has been arrested on charge of killing a Frenchman following a brawl in Sukhumvit area of Thailand's Bangkok.

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Bangladesh Election: Violence marks polls campaign, 2 dead

12 Dec 2018 | 12:31 PM

Dhaka, Dec 12 ( UNI) Supporters of the ruling Awami League and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party clashed in different places on Tuesday, leaving two AL men dead.

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13 militants killed in Afghanistan's southern province

13 militants killed in Afghanistan's southern province

12 Dec 2018 | 12:27 PM

Qalat, Afghanistan, Dec 12 (UNI) A total of 13 militants have been killed and five others wounded in the restive Mizan district of Afghanistan's southern Zabul province over the past one week, said a statement of the provincial police released here on Wednesday.

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Mainland extends condolences over death of KMT former vice chairman

12 Dec 2018 | 12:26 PM

Beijing, Dec 12 (Xinhua) The Chinese mainland on Wednesday expressed condolences over the death of Chiang Pin-kung, former vice chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party.

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Columbia not to succumb to Venezuela's provocations-Defence Minister

12 Dec 2018 | 12:09 PM

Mexico City, Dec 12 (Sputnik) - Colombia will not let Venezuela make provocations with the assistance of Russia, which recently sent its aircraft to Caracas, Colombian Defense Minister Guillermo Botero said.

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Russian Defense Minister Shoigu to start India visit on Wednesday

12 Dec 2018 | 11:49 AM

Moscow, Dec 12 (UNI) Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will arrive in India on Wednesday on a two-day visit.

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