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 2018-07-16 06:19 

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Virtual museum to bring alive Anglo-Sikh relics...

Vikramdeep Johal Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 15 Having a "feel" of the Kohinoor on your smartphone or laptop, thousands of miles away from the Tower of London's heavily guarded Jewel House, is set to become a reality. The UK-based Si...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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FB 'disables' Hafiz Saeed party account...

Lahore, July 15 In a setback to the political outfit launched by Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML) ahead of the General Election in Pakis...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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No claimants for Rs 300 cr in six India-linked Swiss a/cs...

Zurich/New Delhi, July 15 It is the third year since Swiss banks made public a list of accounts lying dormant without any trace of owners and no claimant has come forward for those with Indian links, even as a political slugfest continues in India over al...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Winds of change? Patients flock de-addiction centres in Punjab...

Chandigarh, July 15 The multi-pronged approach of the Punjab Government to eradicate the drug menace in the state has begun to yield results with a "remarkable" increase in the footfall/number of patients at Punjab's Outpatient Opioid-Assisted...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Girl hangs herself at Delhi police station...

Prateek Chauhan Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 15 A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide inside the Tilak Vihar police station late Saturday night. She was a class XII student. The girl's mother, Sunari Kaur, alleged a neighbour had been...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Connecticut to mark 'Sikh genocide day'...

Rachna Khaira Tribune News Service Jalandhar, July 15 Connecticut has becomes the first state in the US to commemorate a day in the memory of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that claimed the lives of many from the community. Following the demand of the World Sik...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Another AAP-heavel: 16 quit Punjab posts...

Jupinderjit Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 15 Sixteen AAP leaders, including five district presidents, six halqa in-charge andtwo general secretaries, have revolted against party's state co-convener Dr Balbir Singh. They have sent a joint...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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In Haryana schools, 'I'm not afraid of English' drive on...

Sushil Manav Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 15 For children studying in government primary schools, the Haryana School Education Department has launched an ''I am not afraid of English'' initiative which is aimed at introducing Engl...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Drugs affecting sexual health of couples...

Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, July 15 Drug addiction in Punjab has begun to impact the sexual health of young couples with infertility experts citing it as a reason for 15-20 per cent of them unable to have children. Dr Asmita Bhambri, an...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Intel: Karmapa may not return from US...

Lalit Mohan Tribune News Service Dharamsala, July 15 Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje — the second most important Tibetan monk after the Dalai Lama — who left India for the US in May last year may never come back, apprehend sources in the Himachal ...

 2018-07-16 06:17 

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Intel: Karmapa may not return from US...

Lalit Mohan Tribune News Service Dharamsala, July 15 Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje — the second most important Tibetan monk after the Dalai Lama — who left India for the US in May last year may never come back, apprehend sources in the Himachal ...

 2018-07-16 06:16 

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7 die, 31 hurt as rock falls on devotees at Reasi waterfall...

Jammu/Katra, July 15 Seven persons were killed and 31 injured when a boulder fell on devotees taking a bath at the 100-foot-high Sihar Baba waterfall in Talwara area of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday. Four persons were killed on the spot...

 2018-07-16 05:37 

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'Harassed' for dowry, airhostess ends life...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 15 A 39-year-old woman allegedly jumped to death from the terrace of her residence at south Delhi's Hauz Khas on Friday, the police said on Saturday. The police said her parents have alleged dowry harassment by her...

 2018-07-16 04:40 

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Farmers in Punjab, Haryana lose appetite for basmati...

Amarjit Thind Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 16 Farmers in Punjab are losing interest in the cultivation of basmati because of unremunerative prices and low yields. Thanks to the apathy of successive state governments and the Centre, farmers have b...

 2018-07-16 01:40 

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Monsoon deficit dips to 5 per cent: IMD data...

New Delhi, July 15 Countrywide monsoon deficit has dropped to 5 per cent, but has risen to 30 in east and northeast India, according to IMD data. The southern peninsula and central India have been witnessing good rains. The two regions gauged 17 and 7 per...

 2018-07-16 01:01 

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Ranchi baby selling racket: Police find the fourth child...

Ranchi, July 15 Jharkhand Police said on Sunday that they have found the fourth child "given away for free" by a woman who worked as a nun for a shelter home run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Ranchi. The police statement came a...

 2018-07-16 00:28 

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SGPC sets up first ever 'dhadi' and 'kavishri' college in Amritsar...

GS Paul Tribune News Service Amritsar, July 15 In a first, the SGPC has set up special curriculum for 'dhadis' and 'kavishries', who narrate historical 'vaars' (tales) and ballads from the times of Guru Hargobind Singh. A college n...

 2018-07-15 23:08 

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Woman 'gang-raped, burnt alive' by 5 in UP's Sambhal: Police...

Sambhal (UP), July 15 A 30-year-old woman was burnt alive after having been raped allegedly by five persons in Gunnaur area here, the police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Friday night when the victim was in her house with her daughter, they s...

 2018-07-15 21:55 

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Burari rerun? 6 of family found dead in Jharkhand; suicide notes recovered...

Jitendra K Shrivastava Tribune News Service Ranchi, July 15 In a horrifying re-run of the Burari incident, bodies of six members of a family were found in CDM Apartment near Khazanchi Talab in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district. The members of the debt-s...

 2018-07-15 21:28 

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7 killed, 26 injured as rock rolls down waterfall in J-K's Reasi...

Amit Khajuria Tribune News Service Jammu, July 15 Seven people were killed and 26 injured in a landslide at Sihar Baba, a revered place in Reasi district, on Sunday when a loose rock fell down on the devotees who were taking bath at a waterfall. According...

 2018-07-15 20:41 

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Croatia stand between Mbappe's France and World Cup glory...

Moscow, July 14 A month on and 63 games later, the 2018 World Cup reaches its climax tomorrow as a young France side spearheaded by Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann look to win the trophy for the second time when they take on Croatia in Moscow. It is a...

 2018-07-15 20:41 

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France lead 2-1 against Croatia at halftime...

MOSCOW, July 15 France were 2-1 ahead against Croatia at halftime in the World Cup final after a pulsating opening 45 minutes at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday. France took the lead when Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic, who scored the extra-time winner ov...

 2018-07-15 20:41 

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France end Croatian dream run, win 2018 World Cup...

Moscow, July 15 France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades. France led 2-1 at halftime after a Mari...

 2018-07-15 19:42 

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India, Pak to be part of anti-terror SCO drill in Russia next month...

New Delhi, July 15 Militaries of India and Pakistan will be part of a mega anti-terror drill in Russia next month which is being organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) with an aim to expand cooperation among the member countries to deal ...

 2018-07-15 19:00 

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Eight-time Everest climber Pemba Sherpa missing in Karakoram...

Darjeeling, July 15 Eight-time Mount Everest climber Pemba Sherpa has gone missing while returning with a team of mountaineers after successfully scaling the 7,672 metre-high Saser Kangri peak in the Karakoram range. According to police sources, the seaso...

 2018-07-15 18:51 

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PM slams previous govts for neglecting people, delaying development projects...

Tribune News Service Lucknow, July 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked previous governments of shedding crocodile tears for farmers but keeping development projects to help them stalled for decades. Addressing a public rally at Mirzapur aft...

 2018-07-15 18:19 

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Kumaraswamy: I am unhappy, swallowing pain of coalition govt...

Bengaluru, July 15 Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that he is not happy while heading a coalition government and is swallowing the pain of it. "You are standing with bouquets to wish me, as one of your brother became Chief Mi...

 2018-07-15 17:27 

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Mob lynches man on suspicion of being child-lifter in Karnataka...

Karnataka, July 15 One man was killed and two severely injured after a mob attacked them on suspicion of being child-traffickers in Karnataka's Bidar district on Friday night. The incident took place when deceased, Mohammed Azam, and his two friends, ...

 2018-07-15 17:27 

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Mob lynches Hyderabad man on suspicion of being child-lifter...

Bengaluru, July 15 In another incident of lynching, a man was beaten to death, while three others were injured after a mob attacked them suspecting them to be child-lifters, near Bidar, the police said on Sunday. The incident occurred on Friday and the de...

 2018-07-15 16:41 

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8-year-old yoga champion named 'British Indian of the Year'...

London, July 15 An eight-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the British Indian of the Year for his achievements in the field. Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artist...

 2018-07-15 16:31 

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Garib Rath tickets set for hike with bedroll kits likely to cost more...

New Delhi, July 15 Bedroll kits could soon be included in the ticket price of the poor man's no frills AC train, the Garib Rath Express, but it could cost significantly more with the railways considering a hike from the Rs 25 fixed over a decade ago, ...

 2018-07-15 15:15 

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No claimants for India-linked dormant Swiss bank accounts!...

Zurich/New Delhi, July 15 It is the third year since Swiss banks made public a list of accounts lying dormant without any trace of owners and no claimant has come forward for those with Indian links, even as a political slugfest continues in India over al...

 2018-07-15 14:54 

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Unfortunate Dhoni's finishing skills are questioned repeatedly: Kohli...

London, July 15 Skipper Virat Kohli had to once again come to the rescue of under-fire former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose painstaking 37 off 58 balls, came in for sharp criticism after England beat India by 86 runs in the second ODI at the Lord...

 2018-07-15 14:45 

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JNU staffer has 4 Guinness book records for typing skills...

New Delhi, July 15 JNU staffer Vinod Kumar does not just punch in numbers at the university's accounts department, where he works as a data entry operator, but also has four Guinness book records to his credit for his typing skills. His latest was the...

 2018-07-15 13:51 

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Two BSF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh...

Raipur, July 15 Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Sunday, police said. The gunfight took place in a forest near Mahla camp of BSF under Partapaur ...

 2018-07-15 13:47 

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Woman survives 7 days on radiator water after California crash...

California, July 15 An Oregon woman who disappeared a week ago was rescued from the bottom of a California coastal cliff where she survived by drinking water from the radiator of her wrecked sports utility vehicle, authorities said on Saturday. Angela Her...

 2018-07-15 06:52 

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India-make equipment costlier, MoD asks why...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 14 Startled at how indigenously produced military equipment was costing more than the same equipment if supplied by foreign makers, the Ministry of Defence has set up a committee to examine how the Indian public sector...

 2018-07-15 06:52 

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Algorithms promoting fake news on social media?...

Paris, July 14 At the heart of the spread of fake news are the algorithms used by search engines, websites and social media that are often accused of pushing false or manipulated information regardless of consequences. Algorithms are the invisible but ess...

 2018-07-15 06:52 

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List of 11 lawyers for HC clears 1st hurdle...

Saurabh Malik Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 14 Facing stumbling blocks ever since its finalisation nearly seven months back by the Punjab and Haryana High Court collegium, the list of 11 advocates recommended for elevation as judges is believed to...

 2018-07-15 06:52 

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Soon, potable river water at 50 paisa/litre in Bihar...

Darbhanga (Bihar), July 14 A project that aims at making contaminated water from rivers and ponds safe for drinking and promises to make it available to people at 50 paisa per litre was launched here on Saturday by social organisation Sulabh International...

 2018-07-15 06:52 

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Nun sold 3 babies, gave 4th free: Cops...

Ranchi, July 14 Sister Konsalia, a nun of Nirmal Hriday, a shelter home here run by the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity, today "confessed" to selling three children for money and giving away the fourth child for free, a senior police...

 2018-07-15 02:38 

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Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title...

London, July 14 Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams' bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Kerber played cleanly as can be, covering the court so well and picking her spots for big shots, in a 6...

 2018-07-15 01:02 

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J&K police contradict Centre on Shopian firing in SC...

Satya Prakash Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 14 Contradicting New Delhi's stand on Shopian firing, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has told the Supreme Court that there was no need for sanction from the central government to register a criminal cas...

 2018-07-14 23:02 

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Kolkata court issues summons to Shashi Tharoor on 'Hindu Pakistan' remark...

Kolkata, July 14 A Kolkata court has summoned Congress leader and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor for his remark that the BJP will pave the way for creation of a "Hindu Pakistan" if voted to power again, lawyer-petitioner Sumeet Chowdhury sai...

 2018-07-14 22:30 

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Caught on camera: Teen stabbed to death in Surat in broad daylight...

Surat, July 14 A shocking incident of a 19-year-old boy being stabbed to death multiple times by three unidentified motorcycle-borne youths near Udhna area of Surat has been caught on a CCTV camera. The daylight murder has sent shock waves in the area. In...

 2018-07-14 22:03 

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I-T dept diamond valuers caught in Rs 2,000-crore scam...

Shiv Kumar Tribune News Service Mumbai, July 14,2018 At least three valuers who regularly assisted the Income Tax department in assessing the value of diamonds and other precious stones have turned out to be major kingpins in a diamond import scam estimat...

 2018-07-14 21:31 

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PM Modi asks if Cong stands for Muslim men alone...

Azamgarh (UP), July 14 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday came down heavily on the Congress over its stand on triple talaq, asking if it was a party for Muslim men alone. "The real face of these parties was revealed by their approach on triple t...

 2018-07-14 19:27 

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2nd ODI: England opt to bat after winning toss...

London, July 14 England captain Eoin Morgan opted to bat after winning the toss in the second ODI against India. Both teams are fielding unchanged squad for the match. Teams: India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Suresh Rai...

 2018-07-14 19:24 

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Woman commits suicide after being raped by BSF jawan: Police...

Muzaffarnagar, July 14 A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage here, police said on Saturday. The woman consumed the poison on July 6 and died at a hospital yesterday, Stat...

 2018-07-14 18:57 

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Ex-Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela's son joins BJP...

Gandhinagar, July 14 Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh, a two-time Congress MLA, on Saturday joined the BJP. Mahendrasinh Vaghela joining the BJP has come as a second blow to the opposition party in less than two wee...

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