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03 Nov 2017

World
Manhattan truck attacker was my Uber driver: British tourist recalls

A British tourist has expressed shock at discovering that the Uber driver who drove him to his hotel during a trip to the US last week turned out to be suspected Manhattan truck attacker Sayfullo Saipov.

03 Nov 2017

World
Syrian army liberates Deir al-Zour city, ISIS' last stronghold

The Syrian army has "completely liberated" the city of Deir al-Zour from ISIS, according to state TV.

03 Nov 2017

World
American Senate confirms Kenneth Juster as US Ambassador to India

The US Senate voted unanimously to confirm Kenneth Juster, 62, as the next American Ambassador to India.

02 Nov 2017

World
Reports: US shares list of Pakistan-based terror groups with Islamabad

The US has shared a list of 20 terrorist groups with Islamabad which it believes are operating from Pakistan and targeting India and Afghanistan, Pakistani news network Dawn has reported.

02 Nov 2017

Entertainment
Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, director Brett Ratner accused of harassment

After top producer Harvey Weinstein, two Oscar-winning actors, a director, and a senior news editor are the latest high-profile figures to be accused of sexual harassment.

01 Nov 2017

World
Expert: China should teach border troops Hindi to prevent misunderstandings

China should teach Hindi to its troops deployed along the Sino-Indian border in order to prevent any "unnecessary" misunderstandings, according to Hu Zhiyong, a Shanghai-based international affairs expert.

01 Nov 2017

World
US continues diplomatic engagement with N.Korea through 'New York channel'

US President Donald Trump has publicly said that talks with North Korea are a waste of time.

01 Nov 2017

India
Govt. clears Rs. 21,738 crore project to 111 naval helicopters

The procurement of 111 naval utility helicopters (NUH) worth Rs. 21,738 crore for the Indian Navy has been approved by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

01 Nov 2017

World
Japan in shock after police find 9 dismembered bodies

Police have found at least nine dismembered bodies hidden in coolers in an apartment near Tokyo.

31 Oct 2017

India
Javadekar announces additional OBC quota for National Talent Search Examination

The National Talent Search Examination Stage-II conducted by NCERT will feature reservations for students belonging to the other backward classes (OBC), Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced.

31 Oct 2017

World
China rejects report of planned tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters

China has rejected a media report stating that it planned to construct a 1,000km tunnel in a bid to divert water from the Brahmaputra river in Tibet, bordering Arunachal Pradesh, to its arid Xinjiang region.

31 Oct 2017

World
Trump's former campaign manager charged with fraud over Ukraine dealings

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former presidential election campaign manager, has been charged with "conspiracy against the United States" over his business dealings with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.

31 Oct 2017

India
IPS officer arrested for cheating while giving UPSC exam

Chennai police have arrested a trainee IPS officer after he was caught cheating by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) while giving the Union Public Service Commission (Main) Examinations.

31 Oct 2017

Entertainment
Netflix cancels 'House of Cards' over sexual-abuse allegation against Spacey

Netflix has canceled 'House of Cards' after its lead actor Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual harassment. The sixth season, which releases in 2018, will be its last.

31 Oct 2017

India
Terror threat: Cops to re-verify passports in UP's Deoband

All passports in UP's Deoband town, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar districts will be verified by the police amid reports of terrorists hiding in the region.

31 Oct 2017

World
Xi asks Tibetan herders along Arunachal border to safeguard territory

President Xi Jinping has told herdsmen from a Tibetan settlement bordering Arunachal Pradesh to "set down roots" and protect China's territorial integrity.

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