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  • 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’s first financial literacy app for microfinance clients
  • Register for Pharmacists
  • Jindal wins prestigious Golden Peacock Award 2017
  • Emaar India gets occupancy for IT Park Project ‘Digital Greens’
  • Jaquar Group takes over Euro sanitaryware manufacturing plant for Rs 100 cr
  • Volkswagen India launches Polo GT Sport in new avatar
  • Manjinder Singh Sirsa takes oath as MLA of Delhi Assembly
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American Airlines apologizes for onboard clash over stroller

American Airlines apologizes for onboard clash over stroller

23 Apr 2017 | 12:00 PM

New York, Apr 23 (Reuters) American Airlines apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a US carrier over how it treated a customer.

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Six bodies found buried in ditch outside Mexico's Acapulco

Six bodies found buried in ditch outside Mexico's Acapulco

23 Apr 2017 | 11:56 AM

Acapulco, Apr 23 (Reuters) The remains of at least six bodies were found in a ditch just outside the seaside resort of Acapulco in Guerrero, Mexico's bloodiest state, an official said.

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France begins voting in first round of presidential election

France begins voting in first round of presidential election

23 Apr 2017 | 11:53 AM

PARIS, Apr 23 (Reuters) Polls opened in France today for the first round a presidential election whose outcome is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.

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North Korea detains third US citizen - Yonhap

23 Apr 2017 | 11:41 AM

SEOUL, Apr 23 (Reuters) North Korea detained a US citizen today, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three.

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North Korea detains third US citizen - Yonhap

23 Apr 2017 | 11:20 AM

SEOUL, Apr 23 (Reuters) North Korea detained a US citizen on Friday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency has reported, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three.

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US Vice President Pence tries hand at koala diplomacy Down Under

23 Apr 2017 | 10:54 AM

By Roberta Rampton SYDNEY, Apr 23 (Reuters) US Vice President Mike Pence crouched down in the shade of a eucalyptus tree today at Sydney's Tarango Zoo where Penny, a red kangaroo, dozed in the midday heat, scratching her behind the ears before she lazily rolled onto her back.

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Japanese ships join US carrier for drills as it nears Korean waters

23 Apr 2017 | 9:37 AM

By Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly TOKYO, Apr 23 (Reuters) Two Japanese destroyers today began an exercise with the US Carl Vinson carrier strike group in the Western Pacific as it approaches waters around the Korean peninsula, Japan's navy said.

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March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across U.S.

March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across U.S.

23 Apr 2017 | 9:14 AM

Washington/San Francisco, Apr 23 (Reuters) Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.

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China March fuel exports soar as LNG imports jump

23 Apr 2017 | 8:32 AM

BEIJING, Apr 23 (Reuters) China's gasoline, diesel and kerosene exports jumped in March as refiners continued to turn to foreign markets to sell their excess product, while liquefied natural gas imports jumped 18 percent to 1.

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IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves

23 Apr 2017 | 4:05 AM

Washington, Apr 23 (Reuters) International Monetary Fund members dropped a pledge to fight protectionism amid a split over trade policy and turned their attention to another looming threat to global economic integration: the first round of France's presidential election.

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Saudi Arabia cuts deficit by half in first quarter - deputy economy minister

23 Apr 2017 | 4:02 AM

Riyadh, Apr 23 (Reuters) Saudi Arabia's deputy economy minister said on Saturday the kingdom had reduced its deficit in the first quarter of 2017 by more than half in part because of prudent public spending.

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German conservatives urge end to EU-Turkey talks after pro-Erdogan vote

23 Apr 2017 | 3:17 AM

Berlin, Apr 22 (Reuters) Two senior German conservative politicians have called for the European Union to end discussions with Turkey about EU membership after a vote that handed new powers to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

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Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues -Mnuchin

23 Apr 2017 | 2:58 AM

Washington, Apr 22 (Reuters) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said today that the Trump administration's tax reform plan would produce some "short term issues" when viewed under traditional "static" budget analysis rules.

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IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves

23 Apr 2017 | 2:40 AM

Washington, Apr 22 (Reuters) International Monetary Fund members today dropped a pledge to fight protectionism amid a split over trade policy and turned their attention to another looming threat to global economic integration: the first round of France's presidential election.

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Griezmann strike enough for Atletico to beat Espanyol

23 Apr 2017 | 2:30 AM

Madrid, Apr 22 (Reuters) Antoine Griezmann's second-half strike was enough for under-par Atletico Madrid to beat Espanyol 1-0 today, tightening their grip on third place in La Liga.

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British PM May's Conservatives on 48 pct support in YouGov poll

23 Apr 2017 | 2:19 AM

London, Apr 22 (Reuters) Support for Theresa May's ruling Conservatives stood at 48 per cent in a YouGov poll for the Sunday Times, the third poll in as many hours to put the British prime minister on course for a sweeping election victory on June 8.

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Venezuela opposition march to honor those killed in violence

23 Apr 2017 | 2:15 AM

Caracas, Apr 22 (Reuters) Venezuela's opposition marched in silence today to honor a dozen people killed in three weeks of protests demanding that the government of President Nicolas Maduro hold delayed elections and address a growing economic crisis.

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Saudi royal decreee sacks civil service, information ministers

23 Apr 2017 | 2:09 AM

RIYADH, April 22 (Reuters) Saudi King Salman in a royal decree on Friday replaced the kingdom's information minister and sacked Saudi's civil service minister, setting up a committee to investigate allegations of abuse of that office.

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Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

23 Apr 2017 | 1:39 AM

Mazar-I-Sharif/Kabul, Afghanistan, Apr 22 (Reuters) P resident Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base.

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Mexico kills Gulf cartel boss in Reynosa shootout

23 Apr 2017 | 1:17 AM

Mexico City, Apr 22 (Reuters) Mexican marines killed a drug gang leader in a gun battle that raged through the night across the border city of Reynosa and left dozens of burned vehicles in its wake, the government said today.

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German anti-immigrant party set to go further right after leader suffers defeat

23 Apr 2017 | 1:16 AM

Cologne, Germany, Apr 22 (Reuters) The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) looks set to turn further right after its co-leader, who has struck a more moderate tone of late, suffered a defeat when delegates refused to discuss her motion to shift the party into the "mainstream".

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March for Science draws big crowds across US

23 Apr 2017 | 1:14 AM

Washington, Apr 22 (Reuters) Thousands of scientists and people from other walks of life turned out in Washington and New York today for Earth Day events that organizers have framed as a "celebration" of science to counter a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge.

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ECB can help French banks but couldn't tackle yield rise: Visco

22 Apr 2017 | 10:44 PM

WASHINGTON, Apr 22 (Reuters) The European Central Bank can supply cash to French banks if needed after Sunday's presidential vote but tackling a rise in governments' borrowing costs would be beyond its remit, ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Saturday.

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IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

22 Apr 2017 | 10:43 PM

WASHINGTON, Apr 22 (Reuters) Member countries of the International Monetary Fund today pledged to work to reduce global imbalances but failed to repeat their past pledge to resist all forms of protectionism.

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Germany's Schaeuble warns against financial regulation rollback

22 Apr 2017 | 10:07 PM

WASHINGTON, Apr 22 (Reuters) German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble today warned against a hasty and uncoordinated rollback of financial regulation, saying such a move could jeopardize stability.

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Trump says to visit wounded US veterans at Washington-area hospital

22 Apr 2017 | 10:06 PM

WASHINGTON, Apr 22 (Reuters) President Donald Trump said today that he would visit wounded US veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the armed forces hospital located in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington.

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May's Conservatives hold 19 point lead in Opinium UK election poll

22 Apr 2017 | 10:04 PM

LONDON, Apr 22 (Reuters) Theresa May's Conservative party held a 19 percentage point lead over Labour in a poll by research group Opinium on Saturday, helped by a slide in support for the main opposition party and the anti-EU group UKIP ahead of a June election.

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Man arrested at Paris train station after threatening police with knife

22 Apr 2017 | 8:18 PM

PARIS, Apr 22 (Reuters) A knife-wielding man threatened police at Gare du Nord train station in Paris today, causing panic before he was arrested, a spokesman for French rail operator SNCF said.

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ECB can provide emergency cash to French banks if needed -Nowotny

22 Apr 2017 | 7:56 PM

WASHINGTON, Apr 22 (Reuters) The European Central Bank could provide emergency cash to French banks if needed after the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday, but it doesn't expect such a move will be necessary, ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny said today.

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Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws

22 Apr 2017 | 7:21 PM

DUBLIN, Apr 22 (Reuters) Ireland's parliament is to consider changes to the country's restrictive abortion laws after a panel of citizens voted overwhelmingly today to recommend reform.

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