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Iran warns against possible US military attack on Syria (8 minutes ago)
Tehran, June 29 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Ministry warned against any possible US military attack on Syria, the media reported.

Iron Man has upgraded armour in 'Avengers: Infinity War' (18 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) The famous character Iron Man will have a new costume with the arc reactor in the center of the chest with an altered triangle design. The armour also appears to have movable shoulder pads.

N.Korea to give death penalty to Kim Jong Un assassination plotters (03:08)
Pyongyang, June 29 (IANS) North Korea said it would impose the death penalty on those involved in an assassination plot against its top leader Kim Jong Un.

Britain could suspend Northern Ireland autonomy (02:44)
London, June 29 (IANS) British government on Wednesday warned that if parties in Northern Ireland's devolved Parliament did not strike a deal and form a government soon, the region would fall under the direct rule of London.

Interior furnishing trends among urban Indian millennials (02:24)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) From wanting personalised style of interior furnishings to renting out big kitchen appliances -- urban Indian millenials are setting new trends and ditching the heavy interior look, say experts.

30 killed in air raids in Syria (02:04)
Beirut, June 29 (IANS/AKI) At least 30 people were killed in air strikes in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province and many were injured.

Gentiloni, Zarif eye stronger Italy-Iran ties (01:42)
Rome, June 29 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif met in Rome and discussed ways of expanding bilateral relations.

Want to go biking from Delhi to Ladakh: Remo D'souza (01:26)
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Choreographer-director Remo D'souza says he loves to travel, and yearns to go on a bike trip to Ladakh from Delhi.

UN spokesperson disregards question about Indian NGOs, Kashmir (01:26)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, June 29 (IANS) Secretary-General's Spokesperson has brushed aside a question about Indian NGOs and civil rights organisations criticising the Indian government's alleged human rights violations in Kashmir.

People of all ages, shades came together to 'lynch' communal hatred (01:10)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) "Everyone, please stand up for one-minute silence for the people who died due to lynching" came an announcement from the stage and almost a thousand people stood up in silence, but one person didn't -- wheelchair-seated 82-year-old Mrs Kapoor Shukla.

President summons Rajya Sabha for monsoon session (00:38)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha for monsoon session from July 17 and it is scheduled to conclude on August 11.

DU requested to fix glitches in university portal (00:34)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) on Wednesday requested the Delhi University administration to look into the problem of slow university portal caused by increase in the website traffic, as it is the peak admission time.

Congress undecided over attending GST launch (00:16)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Congress appears undecided over attending the special midnight function in Parliament house on June 30 to mark the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and a final decision is expected on Thursday, party sources said.

HC commutes death penalty of dacoit Sonu Sardar to life term (00:10)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday commuted to life term the death sentence awarded to a dacoit Sonu Sardar, guilty of murder of five persons, including two children, in Chhattisgarh in 2004.

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Highlights of Cabinet nod to pay panel recommendations on allowances for central government staff (23:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Following are highlights of the approval given by the Cabinet to the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on allowances with some modifications.

Cabinet clears six-laning of Chakeri-Allahabad highway (23:38)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved six-laning of Chakeri-Allahabad section of National Highway-2 (NH-2) in Uttar Pradesh.

GJM rallies Gorkha kids on Darjeeling streets, sporadic violence reported (Lead) (23:26)
Darjeeling, June 28 (IANS) Amid reports of sporadic violence in the north Bengal hills, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) on Wednesday took out a pro-Gorkhaland rally with Gorkha children in Darjeeling, even as state governor K.N. Tripathi urged all stakeholders to find a solution to the vexed issue through discussions.

Arrogance of AAP government to blame for violence in assembly: BJP (23:26)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday attacked the Delhi government, saying the arrogance of Delhi government and AAP was responsible for the violence and anarchy in the Delhi Assembly after two men created ruckus in the assembly alleging corruption and shouted slogans against Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

West Bengal Governor urges Centre, state and GJM to solve Darjeeling unrest (22:58)
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Expressing concern about the situation of unrest in the north Bengal hills, West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi on Wednesday urged the Centre, state government and the GJM to find a solution through discussion.

Vivo unveils first under display fingerprint technology (Lead) (With Image) (22:58)
By Sourabh Kulesh
Shanghai, June 28 (IANS) Aiming to take on tech giants Samsung and Apple, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Wednesday launched the industry-first under display fingerprint technology that will strike out the need of a physical button to unlock the device.

Modi to visit Gujarat on Thursday (22:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat for two days from Thursday during which he will attend a number of programmes in different areas and unveil some projects.

Cabinet gives in-principle nod to divest bleeding Air India (Roundup) (22:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Moving ahead on the proposal for privatisation, the Union cabinet on Wednesday gave its in-principle approval for divestment of Air India, whose debt has mounted to Rs 50,000 crore besides huge losses.

FICCI Arise cautions schools on revised fee payment (22:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The FICCI Alliance for Re-Imagining School Education (FICCI Arise) on Wednesday advised schools to be extra sensitive towards students and parents with regard to payment of revised fees.

India top health sector provider to UN (22:54)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, June 28 (IANS) India, which plays the role of the world's pharmacy by producing affordable drugs, was the top supplier in the health sector to the UN system last year with total sales of nearly $804 million in pharmaceuticals and medical services, according to a report by the world body.

US Vice President lauds SpiceJet for $22 bn Boeing order (22:52)
Washington, June 28 (IANS) Following US President Donald Trump's praise of Indian carrier SpiceJet for creating jobs in America, Vice President Mike Pence has also lauded the low-cost Indian carrier for creating thousands of jobs in his country.

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