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Jayalalithaa death probe: SC stays inquiry commission proceedings

The AIADMK-led state government had set up the inquiry commission to look into circumstances leading to the death of Jayalalithaa on December 5, 2016 at Apollo Hospitals.

Fluorescent nanodots may help detect cancer: IIT scientists

The human body is composed of trillions of cells, with their own specialised functions. Cells have multiple constituents, of which water amounts to 80 per cent.

Sri Lanka blasts: Dubai’s Burj Khalifa lights up with country’s flag to show solidarity

Nine suicide bombers, believed to be the members of a local Islamist extremist group National Tawheed Jamath (NTJ), carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches, killing at 253 people and wounding more than 500 others.

Lanka didn’t arrest citizens who joined IS as joining foreign terror outfit not against law: PM

Sri Lankan police have released photos of six suspects, including three women, wanted for their involvement in the attacks and sought information regarding them from the public.

Kriti Sanon to reunite with Luka Chuppi team for a film on surrogacy?

Kriti Sanon is likely to team up with her Luka Chuppi director Laxman Utekar and producer Dinesh Vijan for a film on surrogacy. Kriti will be seen next in Arjun Patiala, Housefull 4 and Panipat.

UK, Australia warns against travelling to Sri Lanka, sees further attacks

Following a similar warning from the UK, the US, Australia on Thursday warned more terror attacks were "likely" in Sri Lanka, cautioning citizens against visiting the island nation.

Rupee rises 16 paise to 70.09 vs USD in early trade

The rupee opened strong at 70.12 at the interbank forex market, then gained further ground to touch 70.09 per dollar, displaying gains of 16 paise against the greenback.

2.9 million children in India miss first dose of measles vaccine: UNICEF

India, with its large annual birth cohort of 25 million, is followed by Pakistan and Indonesia - 1.2 million each, and Ethiopia 1.1 million, it said, adding that the situation is "critical" in low and middle-income countries.

Karnataka politics: Heat shifts from Lok Sabha to state assembly by-polls as BJP-Congress hold marathon meetings

By-poll to Chincholi was necessitated as Umesh Jadhav quit as Congress MLA and joined the BJP to contest Lok Sabha polls from Gulbarga, while Kundgol seat fell vacant following the death of MLA and Minister C S Shivalli. The last date to file nomination is on April 29. According to top BJP sources, names of former MLA Chikkangoudra Siddangouda Ishwargoud and Ramachandra Jadhav have been recommended by the state BJP to high command for Kundgol and Chincholi assembly constituencies' respectively.

After Easter Sunday bombings, Sri Lanka suspends visas on arrival programme

The visas on arrival pilot programme was part of a larger initiative to increase tourist arrivals to the country during the six month off-season period from May to October.

IPL 2019: Trying to get MS Dhoni have rest is difficult, says CSK batting coach Hussey

The question over Dhoni taking a break from his IPL duties crept up after he himself said that if his niggling back problem worsens he won't hesitate to take some time off.

Promises of justice just ‘political gimmick’, don’t feel like voting this time: Nirbhaya’s parents

The six men accused of raping and killing Nirbhaya were awarded death sentence in September 2013. This was upheld by the Delhi High Court in 2014.

CoA meet: Sachin Tendulkar-VVS Laxman conflict issue to be discussed, full disclosure to be recommended

The Committee of Administrators is likely to recommend the same "full disclosure" in Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman's alleged conflict of interest case to the BCCI Ombudsman DK Jain.

Take leave from work and join party’s fight against BJP in Delhi: Kejriwal to volunteers

Delhi goes to poll on May 12 and the results would be announced on May 23.

Rohit’Shekhar’s mother: Apoorva used to call my son ‘mama’s boy’

Rohit's mother Ujjwala said Apoorva had issues with her son's concern for his family even during their courtship days and they had decided to take a break in December, 2017.

New way for self-driving cars to ‘see’ objects

Scientists have developed a simple, cost-effective method to allow self-driving cars to 'see' 3D objects in their path.

Delhi: Fire breaks out at Shahdara factory

According to the Fire Department, information about the blaze in a four-storey building was received around 6 pm and 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

MP govt spent Rs 1.57 crore on Kamal Nath, 3 officers in Switzerland: RTI

Giving the break up, it said Rs 30 lakh was paid for air ticket and visa expenses for Davos, Rs 45 lakh for hotel (stay and meeting room), Rs 9.5 lakh on local conveyance, Rs two lakh for VIP lounge access at Zurich airport, Rs 50,000 on travel insurance and Rs 40 lakh on DIPP lounge participation charges and promotional material.

Empire cast pens letter demanding Jussie Smollett’s return to show

Jussie Smollett was written out of the last two episodes of Empire season five after he was accused by Chicago police of orchestrating a staged assault against himself earlier this year.

Film featuring Alok Nath struggling to find distribution, producer says it’s unfair

Main Bhi's producer Imran Khan said the chances of his film getting a release was damaged further due to the controversy surrounding De De Pyaar De, which also features Alok Nath.

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