Date archive forAugust, 2018
By Agencies On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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11 abducted kin of J&K policemen released after Hizb terrorist’s father freed

Srinagar: The three-day face-off between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir ended on Friday as police released a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander’s father and militants freed all 11 relatives More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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SSF to contest all 80 LS seats: Shivpal Yadav

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Singh Yadav, who has revolted against his nephew and party chief Akhilesh Yadav to float “Samajwadi Secular Front” (SSF), announced on Friday that his new More...

By IANS On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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NCP leader, rationalists on right-wing ‘hit-list’: ATS

Mumbai: In shocking revelations, an NCP leader and other leading rationalists were on the hit-list of the recently arrested right-wing activists in connection with the Palghar arms seizure case, the Maharashtra More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Hockey women, sailors take silver; boxer Amit, women’s squash team in finals

Jakarta: India continued to swell its overall medal tally, with the women’s hockey team taking a silver, while sailors gave a silver and bronze, even as the squash teams had opposite results in the semi-finals More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Manufacturing upswing lifts India Q1 GDP; growth at 8.2 percent

New Delhi: An upswing in manufacturing activity accelerated India’s GDP growth rate in the first quarter of 2018-19 to 8.2 per cent, official data showed here on Friday. The growth rate of gross value added More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Amazonian fruit camu camu could be key to preventing obesity

Toronto: Consuming an extract of camu camu — a fruit native to the Amazon — can likely prevent obesity induced by a high-fat and high-sugar diet as well as metabolic disease, finds a study. Anti-obesity More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Dutch lawmaker cancels Prophet Muhammad’s cartoon contest

Amsterdam: Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders has cancelled a scheduled Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest here in November following widespread protest in Pakistan that raised concerns over security to the participants. Strong More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Rahul wanted ceremonial see off by Chinese Ambassador for Mansarovar trip: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP and the Congress on Friday got into a fresh spat after the saffron party claimed that Rahul Gandhi, who left on a Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nepal this morning, wanted a ceremonial send off More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Extended IT returns filing deadline ends

New Delhi: Over five crore income-tax returns have been filed ahead of the extended August 31 deadline this year, officials said on Friday. The figure has already crossed the five crore mark till August 30 While More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Some in NDA don’t want Modi as PM again: Kushwaha

Patna: RLSP chief and Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha on Friday said that some people in the BJP-led NDA did not want to see Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister again in 2019. He said his party More...