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  • Aruna Chaudhary cancels all deputations of teachers throughout state schools
  • CM decides to ban use of plastic in Punjab
  • Death toll in Venezuela's political unrest rises to at least 24
  • Intensive ticket checking by SR
  • 17 households of Gurugram police line found to be supplied with direct electricity
  • Swarovski Gemstones announces its association with Divinus Creation
  • Govt decides third-party audit of all municipal works over Rs 10 cr launched in past three years
  • Haryana govt instructs farmers not to burn crop residue to curb increasing pollution in NCR
  • Pakistan-based hackers hack IIT Delhi, AMU & DU official website
  • Thousands of BSNL broadband connections affect due to server down in city
  • China ready to mediate between Myanmar, Bangladesh over Rohingya row
  • Jipmer to establish Institute of Microbial Sciences
  • MFIN launches India‚Äôs first financial literacy app for microfinance clients
  • Register for Pharmacists
  • Jindal wins prestigious Golden Peacock Award 2017
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Trump condemns anti-Semitism on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day

24 Apr 2017 | 7:54 AM

Wshington, April 24 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump said anti-Semitism should be defeated and called the Holocaust the "darkest chapter of human history" in a video address, following two missteps by his administration regarding statements about genocide during World War Two.

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Nearly complete French vote count puts Macron, Le Pen in 2nd round

24 Apr 2017 | 7:52 AM

Paris, Apr 24 (Reuters) Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are leading in the official count of votes from the first round of France's presidential election with 46 million tallied so far, figures from the Interior Ministry showed today.

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Australia, NZ dlrs at multi-month lows vs euro on French vote

24 Apr 2017 | 7:42 AM

SYDNEY, April 24 (Reuters) The Australian and New Zealand dollars lost ground on the euro on Monday but fared better elsewhere as investors unwound hedges following a keenly-watched French election in which centrist Emmanuel Macron swayed to victory in the first round.

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ShFE copper drags metals complex lower

24 Apr 2017 | 7:17 AM

SYDNEY, April 24 (Reuters) Shanghai copper futures opened higher on Monday but quickly went into negative territory as investors cut bets that Chinese demand was getting stronger and that global tensions were easing.

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Soybeans hit 3-week high on dollar weakness

24 Apr 2017 | 7:16 AM

SYDNEY, April 24 (Reuters) U.

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PBOC to inject 30 bln yuan via reverse repos -traders

24 Apr 2017 | 7:06 AM

SHANGHAI, April 24 (Reuters) China's central bank will inject 30 billion yuan ($4.

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Gold falls as stocks gain after French election result

24 Apr 2017 | 6:50 AM

April 24 (Reuters) Gold fell nearly 1 percent on Monday to its weakest in two weeks after centrist Macron led the first round of voting in the French presidential election, boosting stocks and triggering a sell-off of safe-haven bullion.

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Euro pops to 5-month high vs dollar on French election relief

24 Apr 2017 | 6:22 AM

TOKYO, April 24 (Reuters) - The euro scaled five-month highs against the dollar in early Asian trading on Monday after the centrist candidate swept to victory in the first round of the French presidential election, reducing the risk of an anti-establishment shock in the final round.

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Australia shares set for subdued open; NZ flat

24 Apr 2017 | 5:03 AM

April 24 (Reuters) Australian shares are expected to trade sideways on Monday, with investors skittish ahead of an announcement regarding "major" tax reforms by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

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Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election

24 Apr 2017 | 5:02 AM

NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) U.

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Syrian army, allies gain ground against rebels north of Hama

24 Apr 2017 | 3:06 AM

Beirut, Apr 23 (Reuters) The Syrian army and allied forces advanced against rebels in western Syria near Hama city today, building on recent strategic gains in the area, a military source and a monitoring group said.

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North Korea says it is ready to strike US aircraft carrier

24 Apr 2017 | 3:02 AM

Seoul/Washington, Apr 23 (Reuters) North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as US President Donald Trump prepared to call the leaders of China and Japan.

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Partial French official results show Macron, Le Pen in 2nd round

24 Apr 2017 | 2:29 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are leading in the official count of votes from the first round of France's presidential election with 33.

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Al Qaeda chief urges jihadists to use guerrilla tactics in Syria

24 Apr 2017 | 2:26 AM

Amman, Apr 23 (Reuters) Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on Syrian Sunni jihadists to wage guerrilla war against enemies ranging from Syrian President Bashar al Assad and his Iranian-backed allies to Western powers.

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Partial French official results show Le Pen, Macron going to second round

24 Apr 2017 | 2:04 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are leading in the official count of votes from the first round of France's presidential election with 30 million tallied so far, figures from the Interior Ministry showed today.

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EU's Juncker wishes Macron well for French presidency runoff

24 Apr 2017 | 1:57 AM

Brussels, Apr 23 (Reuters) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker congratulated Emmanuel Macron today and wished the centrist well for the May 7 French presidential runoff against anti-EU National Front leader Marine Le Pen, Juncker's spokesman said.

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Nine killed in drug gang shootout in Mexican mountain village -prosecutors

24 Apr 2017 | 1:50 AM

Mexico City, Apr 23 (Reuters) Nine people were killed in what prosecutors said today was a gun battle between rival drug gangs in the mountains of Mexico's west coast state of Michoacan.

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Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week

24 Apr 2017 | 1:49 AM

Washington, Apr 23 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders on energy and the environment this week, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said today.

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Trump to speak with China's Xi, Japan's Abe on Sunday, official says

24 Apr 2017 | 1:48 AM

Washington, Apr 23 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump will speak today with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping, a senior administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity, with North Korea expected to be discussed.

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France's Macron appears set for Elysee in runoff with Le Pen

24 Apr 2017 | 1:00 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in today's first round of voting, according to multiple projections.

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Le Pen says will defend France against globalisation

24 Apr 2017 | 12:59 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) French far right leader Marine Le Pen vowed today to defend France against "rampant globalisation" after she qualified to fight out the second round of the country's presidential election against centrist Emmanuel Macron.

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German lawmakers welcome Macron lead in French election

24 Apr 2017 | 12:41 AM

Berlin, Apr 23 (Reuters) German politicians today welcomed the projected victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election, but said they remained concerned about the combined strength of the anti-European vote.

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France's Fillon says will vote for Macron in presidential runoff

24 Apr 2017 | 12:29 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) Conservative French presidential candidate Francois Fillon, who failed today to qualify for the runoff, urged voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron, saying far-right leader Marine Le Pen would bankrupt France if elected.

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Germany approving far fewer Afghan asylum-seekers - newspaper

24 Apr 2017 | 12:25 AM

Berlin, Apr 23 (Reuters) Germany approved just under 48 percent of asylum applications from Afghan migrants in the first two months of 2017, down from close to 78 percent in 2015, the Passauer Neue Presse German newspaper reported today.

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French runoff vote will be referendum on globalisation- Le Pen campaign

24 Apr 2017 | 12:16 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) French far right leader Marine Le Pen's campaign director David Rachline said the National Front candidate's qualification for the May 7 runoff vote turned the second round of France's presidential election into a referendum on globalisation.

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French conservatives, Socialists say will back Macron for president

24 Apr 2017 | 12:15 AM

Paris, Apr 23 (Reuters) Senior French conservatives and Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon said today that they would back centrist Emmanuel Macron in a May 7 runoff against far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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French conservatives, Socialists say will back Macron for president

24 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

PARIS, Apr 23 (Reuters) Senior French conservatives and Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon said on Sunday that they would back centrist Emmanuel Macron in a May 7 runoff against far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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Macron, Le Pen to make French runoff -Belgium's RTBF

23 Apr 2017 | 11:58 PM

BRUSSELS, Apr 23 (Reuters) Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen should contest the May 7 runoff for the French presidency, Belgian public broadcaster RTBF said, citing an unidentifed pollster after Sunday's first round of voting.

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First indications "not good" for Fillon - senator

23 Apr 2017 | 11:56 PM

PARIS, Apr 23 (Reuters) The first indications from polling booths are "not good" for conservative challenger Francois Fillon, French senator and key Fillon supporter Roger Karoutchi told reporters today.

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Belgian paper cites pollster saying Macron wins French vote

23 Apr 2017 | 11:55 PM

BRUSSELS, Apr 23 (Reuters) Centrist Emmanuel Macron should enter the May 7 runoff for the French presidency after topping Sunday's first round of voting but the identity of his challenger is too close to call, Belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique said on its website, citing an unidentified pollster's forecast based on early results.

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