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Padmavati row: Gujarat bans release of movie; Haryana to wait for censor board decision

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>“We can’t allow our history to be distorted. We believe in freedom of speech and expression but any foul play with …

India

Himanta Biswa Sarma says cancer is 'divine justice', Chidamaram says this is what happens when one 'switches parties'

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has kicked up a storm with his remarks that some people suffer from life-threatening diseases such as …

Has ISIS succeeded in making inroads in Kashmir? Centre says no

<b>Srinagar:</b> Has the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, succeeded in making inroads in Kashmir? The authorities in Srinagar said a categorical …

Islamic State (ISIS)

India can do no harm to me, Kashmir will soon get freedom: Hafiz Saeed after his release order

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed will soon walk free after a Pakistani judicial body today ordered his release from house arrest, in a setback to India's …

Pakistan

Hardik announces support for Congress after quota promise, BJP dismisses alliance

Patidar leader Hardik Patel announced on Wednesday his support for the Congress in next month’s assembly elections in Gujarat, providing a shot in …

India

Major breakthrough in fight against Dementia

Researchers might have found a breakthrough in the fight against Dementia to help and protect people from the disease through a brain training. They …

Lifestyle (India)

In high-stake Gujarat Assembly polls, 1,703 candidates file nominations for 89 seats in first phase

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> As many as 1,703 candidates have filed nominations for the 89 constituencies to be covered in the first phase of Assembly polls in Gujarat …

India

MMTC to import 2,000 tonnes onion to check prices, says union minister Ram Vilas Paswan

<b>New Delhi:</b> State-run MMTC will import 2,000 tonnes of onion, while Nafed and SFAC will buy 12,000 tonnes locally in order to boost supplies and check …

India

J&K: 1 soldier, terrorist killed, 2 jawans injured in Kupwara encounter

<b>Kupwara</b>: One soldier lost his life and two others were injured on Wednesday in an encounter between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and …

Terrorism

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa returns to lead nation into 'new democracy'

<b>Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN) —</b> Zimbabwe's former vice president has returned to the country to serve as interim President, vowing to lead the nation into a "new and unfolding democracy" following Robert Mugabe's historic resignation.<p>Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is scheduled to be sworn in on Friday, arrived …

Africa

American idol David Cassidy dies; heartfelt messages come from all around the world

David Cassidy the former actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist from 1970s musical sitcom "The Partridge Family" has died at the age of 67 on …

Entertainment

BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi fighter jet for first time

India successfully launched the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi-30 warplane for the first time against a target in the Bay of …

Aerospace

Guest Cafe is launching its first ever Minion themed cafe in Singapore

Bello Singaporeans! The famous pop-up cafe from Japan is landing in lion city. The Guest Cafe is launching its first-ever Minion themed restaurant, …

Lifestyle (India)

Centre may soon link property transactions to Aadhaar, says minister

Minister of State for Housing Hardeep Puri said the move was meant to curb black money in the real estate sector.<p>The government is planning to link …

India

Govt mulling convening Winter Session of Parliament from 15 December

Finance ministry Arun Jaitley said the Winter Session schedule would be such that it did not overlap with the assembly elections, and it would be a …

Arun Jaitley

'Shocking' political rhetoric on refugees aims to poison debate, UN official warns

Special representative Louise Arbour attacks politicians’ anti-migrant language and lack of awareness on issues such as remittances, worth $429bn in 2016<p>The language used to describe people caught up in the migration crisis has been attacked by a special representative of the UN as “deliberately …

Migration

Earthquakes cannot be predicted: Is 2018 prophecy a hoax?

Swarms of fatal earthquakes allegedly will be devastating the earth in 2018 that too due to a slowdown in the Earth's rotation. Sadly enough, …

Earthquakes

As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday

At a time when the Kerala government is mulling installing liquor vending machines in the state, an NGO has come out with an alarming report that …

India

Uttar Pradesh civic polls LIVE updates: Ruckus in Meerut as voters allege EVMs are casting votes only for BJP

<b>Three people detained in Meerut for trying to forcibly enter booth</b><p>Sardhana Police detained the three people, reported Sadiq Khan.<p><b>Sakshi Maharaj's</b> …

India

India’s diplomatic blitzkrieg forces Britain out of ICJ race

<b>New Delhi/New York:</b> In a big diplomatic win for India and the Modi government, Justice Dalveer Bhandari was on Tuesday re-elected to the …

India

Centre to reimburse J-K government for relief to those affected in cross-border firing

The ministry of home affairs (MHA) has decided to reimburse the expenditure incurred by the Jammu and Kashmir government in providing relief to …

India

UK confident that Irish border will not stop progress of Brexit talks

But view of many in EU27 is that Britain leaving single market and customs union makes hard border inevitable – which Ireland will not accept<p>Downing Street still believes the Irish border problem can be resolved by December, despite Dublin’s threat to veto Brexit trade talks over the issue …

Brexit

All in order about winter session of Parliament: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Asks Rahul and Sonia if they will attend Parliament or campaign in Gujarat

First-time offenders to go scot-free in J&K

The move comes days before the second visit of Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma to the State

Pradyuman murder case: As bus conductor Ashok Kumar gets bail, father says nobody listens to poor

With its decision to grant bail to bus conductor Ashok Kumar on Tuesday, Gurugram district court may have left room for loose ends in the murder …

India

Justice Dalveer Bhandari rejoins 'wise men' of ICJ: Distinguished jurist who went from Rajasthan High Court to The Hague

On Tuesday, Justice Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).<p>Bhandari's re-election came after the British …

India

Report of 'extremely high' radioactive pollution suggests nuclear cloud came from Russia

Russia's meteorological service has reported “extremely high pollution” of a radioactive isotope in the Urals near a facility that previously suffered the third worst nuclear catastrophe in history.<p>The news bolsters international reports that a ruthenium-106 leak originating in the Urals sent a …

Russia

Triple talaq: Government plans to make practice a punishable offence, to table bill in Parliament winter session

Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi |<p>Muslim women celebrate after the Supreme Court had set aside the practice of Talaq-e-biddat. (File Photo)<p>Three …

What the first ever 'Isis attack' in India means for counter-terrorism ops in Kashmir

The funeral procession for the militant in Friday's 'Isis' attack, Mugees Ahmad Mir, colour-coded the new form of resistance.<p>The Islamic State in …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Nigeria mosque attack: teenage suicide bomber kills at least 50

Boko Haram thought to be behind attack in Adamawa state which neighbours the extremist group’s base in Borno<p>A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said on Tuesday, in one of the …

Nigeria