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Death for two in Jigisha murder case
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A court here on Monday awarded the death penalty to two convicts for kidnapping and killing IT executive Jigisha Ghosh in 2009.

Monday, August 22, 2016 11:50:04 AM

Myanmar denies clashes between Indian army, ethnic group
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 22 (IANS) Myanmar military authorities have denied that there was a recent exchange of gunfire on its soil between Indian army and a rebellion ethnic group -- the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (khaplang) (NSCN-K), the media reported on Monday.

Monday, August 22, 2016 11:02:31 AM

Seoul, Washington kick off joint annual war game
Seoul, Aug 22 (IANS) South Korean and US forces kicked off their joint annual war game on Monday.

Monday, August 22, 2016 10:56:04 AM

One killed in bomb attack in Turkey
Ankara, Aug 22 (IANS) At least one soldier was killed and three others were injured in a bomb attack on an armoured military vehicle in Turkey's Sanliurfa province on Sunday, the local media reported.

Monday, August 22, 2016 3:54:05 AM

Truce between Syrian army, Kurdish forces after Russian mediation
Damascus, Aug 22 (IANS) Syrian forces and Kurdish fighters have agreed on truce in Syria' Hasakah province after Russian mediation efforts, the local media reported on Sunday.

Monday, August 22, 2016 3:54:04 AM

IS executes 40 persons in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 22 (IANS) At least 40 persons were executed on Sunday by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq's Mosul city, a security official said.

Monday, August 22, 2016 1:30:05 AM

Chinese President keen to visit Nepal: Mahara
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping is willing to visit Nepal soon, Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara said, after his return from an official visit to China.

Sunday, August 21, 2016 10:48:04 PM

Akali Dal, SGPC welcome pruning of blacklist of NRIs
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) The pruning of the blacklist of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) by the central government, which will enable the earlier blacklisted people to visit India, was on Sunday welcomed by Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religious affairs.

Sunday, August 21, 2016 8:08:05 PM

Pakistan arrests 198 terrorists in Punjab combing operation
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have arrested at least 198 terrorists, including of Al Qaeda and Pakistani Taliban, in a combing operation in Punjab province from December 2014 to August 2016, police said.

Sunday, August 21, 2016 8:08:04 PM

'Suicide bomber in Turkish wedding attack 12-14 years old'
Ankara, Aug 21 (IANS) The suicide bomber who carried out the deadly wedding attack in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep, which claimed at least 51 lives, was aged between 12 and 14, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

Sunday, August 21, 2016 7:50:04 PM

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