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  • Two killed, 3 critically injured in road accident in Nagpur
  • Army brass calls for deradicalisation programmes for youth in Valley
  • Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra to RS Chairman
  • Following observations for the past 24 hrs were recorded at 0830 hrs
  • SAD condemns power tariff hikes, demands complete roll back
  • Heavy rain likely in few North-eastern states, J&K
  • Modi Govt is destroying judiciary: Congress
  • Impeachment is being used as a political tool, alleges Jaitley
  • AP CM fast a farce: YSRCP
  • German police defuse WW2 bomb after evacuating central Berlin
  • Fixed Term Employment : CPI(M) Congress terms another attack on working class
  • Armed Maoists abduct a Gram Rakhi and three villagers
  • Rupee depreciates by 33 paise to close at 66 12 against USD, 13-mnth low
  • India will not allow Judge Loya to be forgotten: Rahul
  • IMD warns of high energy swell waves with height of 2-3 mts
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US military jets escort civilian plane into Honolulu airport

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) The US military scrambled two F-22 jets to escort a civilian airliner into Honolulu International Airport after a disturbance was reported on board, a Pacific Command spokesman said.
"The F-22s escorted the airliner to the airport in accordance with homeland defense procedures. Local law enforcement responded once the civilian airliner was on the ground," said Commander Dave Benham yesterday, without elaborating on the nature of the disturbance or name of the airline.
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Kimono set to represent 196 nations at Tokyo Games

20 Apr 2018 | 4:42 PM

Tokyo, Apr 20 (UNI) A project is under way to create kimono illustrating the culture of each of 196 countries including Japan, aiming to showcase them at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a Jiji Press report has said.

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UK apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests

UK apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests

20 Apr 2018 | 4:30 PM

London, Apr 20 (UNI) The UK has apologised after the Indian flag in London's Parliament Square was torn down amid protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

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Kathmandu airport closed after jet skids off runway

20 Apr 2018 | 4:04 PM

Kathmandu, Apr 20 (UNI) Kathmandu airport was closed Friday after a Malaysian jet with 139 people on board aborted its takeoff and skidded off the runway, officials said.

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China challenges Aus warships in South China Sea

20 Apr 2018 | 3:58 PM

Canberra, Apr 20 (UNI) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has asserted the right of the Australian navy to travel the South China Sea, after local media reported three Australian warships were challenged by the Chinese navy earlier this month.

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UN pays tribute to 140 fallen staff members from 42 nations

UN pays tribute to 140 fallen staff members from 42 nations

20 Apr 2018 | 3:57 PM

United Nations, Apr 20 (UNI) Were it not for the sacrifices of United Nations peacekeepers, humanitarians and other personnel, the people who needed urgent support in the most difficult and dangerous environments would have experienced greater suffering, the top UN official has said in an annual memorial service for the fallen colleagues.

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