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Turkish Plane  crashes in Iran, killing 11

Tehran: A Turkish private jet flying from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul carrying a group of young women crashed on Monday night in a mountainous region of Iran during a heavy rain, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said.

Legendary comedian Ken Dodd dies at 90

London: Comedy icon Ken Dodd has passed away just days after leaving hospital. He was 90.

Pak’s Hindu Dalit woman Senator sworn in

Islamabad: Krishna Kumari Kolhi on Monday scripted history when she was sworn-in as Pakistan’s first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator.

Taliban capture first Af district in 2018

Kabul: Taliban fighters have taken control of a district in Afghanistan’s Farah province, making it the first district to fall into their hands in 2018, after clashes in which 10 members of the security forces were killed, officials said on Monday.

Slovak min quits after journalist murder

Bratislava: Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Robert Kalinak today announced his resignation following tensions sparked by the murder of an investigative journalist probing links between the Government and the mafia.

Mattis warns Syria on chemical weapons

Washington:  US Defence Secretary James Mattis has warned Syria against using chemical weapons, implying it would prompt military consequences, as it did last year when President Donald Trump ordered a strike on a Syrian air base, the media reported.

Man shot 10 times, killed outside school

Madrid: A man was shot at least 10 times and killed on a road just outside the British Council School in Madrid on Monday by unknown assailants.



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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Schoolchildren get info on benefits

22 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Observing the Yoga Day, the school students of Sharda Vihar School performed Yoga postures on Thursday. Observing International Yoga Day 750 students of the school got information about Yoga and students were informed about the benefits of Yoga were...

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