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  • In Jharkhand, Maoists have blown railway track of Delhi- Howrah main route under Dhanbad railway Division. The explosion occurred around 12:40 in the night yesterday at a point in between Chichaki and Karmabaand railway stations.




  • Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra will hold an exhibition of documents pertaining to the alleged scams in the Aam Aadmi Party led Delhi government and the party on 3rd of next month. Stating this in his blog, Mr Mishra also questioned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's silence over the alleged irregularities.




  • In Bihar, death toll in rain related incidents has gone up to 31.The state government has announced an ex-gratia of rupees four lakh each to the next of the kin of those who were killed in natural calamity.



  • Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has exhorted the people to follow the ideals and philosophy of the 5th Sikh Guru, Sri Arjan Dev ji, who sacrificed his life to uphold the principles of humanitarian, secularism and universal brotherhood. In a message on the eve of the martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjan Dev ji, Captain Amarinder said that Guru ji laid down his life for the sake of humanity as a saviour of dharma (righteousness) and his supreme, selfless sacrifice would always remain a source of inspiration for one and all.



  • Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience rain or thunderstorm in the next 24 hours under the impact of a depression concentrated over the Bay of Bengal. The Bhubaneswar MeT office today said wind speeds may reach up to 60 kmph and it may turn into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours.




  • Curfew-like restrictions continued in parts of Kashmir for the second consecutive day today. The decision has been taken as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order following the killing of a terrorist Sabzar Bhat in an encounter with security forces.


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    Indian men's hockey team today left for a three-nation invitational tournament in Germany starting Thursday. The 18-member squad is led by Manpreet Singh as regular captain PR Shreejesh is injured.


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    World Table Tennis Championships begin in Dusseldorf, Germany today with the Qualification matches. The main draw will start from tomorrow.


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    Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017, the most reputed tennis championship in the Asian circuit for the under 18 category, will begin today in Pune. Players from 11 countries in the region - Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Hong-Kong, Malaysia, China, Sri Lanka, Iran and India - will participate in the tournament.


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    In French Open Tennis, the second Grand Slam of the season, defending champion Novak Djokovic and 9-time winner Rafael Nadal will begin their campaigns today. While world number two Djokovic will take on Spaniard Marcel Granollers, fourth seed Nadal will meet Frenchman Benoit Paire.



  • Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today asked the Delhi Police chief to take stern action against those involved in beating to death of an e-rickshaw driver for stopping two persons from urinating in public in Delhi. The Minister tweeted, he is saddened that an e-rickshaw driver, promoting Swachh Bharat, was beaten to death.



  • Congress party has suspended the Youth Congress workers who allegedly slaughtered a calf in Kerala yesterday. Talking to media in New Delhi today, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said such elements have no place in the party.



  • CBI today took custody of controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal, RJD, leader Shahabuddin in connection with murder case of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.According to CBI sources, Shahabuddin, who is accused in the case, has been brought to the agency headquarter for questioning.



  • Curfew-like restrictions continued in parts of Kashmir for the second consecutive day today.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi today embarked on a four nation tour to Germany, Spain, Russia and France. Our correspondent covering Prime Mini...



  • Indian men's hockey team today left for a three-nation invitational tournament in Germany starting Thursday.



  • US Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis has expressed strong caution about the capabilities of North Korean missiles. In an interview with a Television channel yesterday, he said US assumes that North Korea is getting better with each test.



  • The black box of the Sukhoi-30 fighter jet that went missing with two pilots on board has been recovered from a dense forest in Arunachal Pradesh, yesterday. The wreckage of the plane was found on Friday, 60 kilometers from Tezpur airbase.



  • The special Terrorist And Disruptive Activities Act, TADA, court in Mumbai is likely to pronounce its orders against the extradited gangster Abu Salem and others in 1993 Mumbai blasts case today. The others accused in the case include Karimullah Khan, Feroze Abdul Rashid, Tahir Merchant and Mustafa Dossa.



  • US says, it is considering laptop ban on all International flights.The U.S.


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