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Two Dalit youths lynched in Bihar (1 minute ago)
Patna, June 29 (IANS) Two Dalit youths were lynched in a Bihar village on suspicion of being thieves, police said on Thursday.

Grand Alliance can't be broken: Lalu (7 minutes ago) IANS Photo Service
Ranchi, June 29 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said Bihar's ruling Grand Alliance made up of his party, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Congress cannot be broken, no matter how hard one tries.

Sony to resume vinyl production (11 minutes ago)
Tokyo, June 29 (IANS) Japanese tech giant Sony announced on Thursday it will resume vinyl production after suspending it in 1989.

1993 blasts convict Mustafa Dossa buried (25 minutes ago) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Convicted smuggler and mafia operative Mustafa Ahmed Dossa, who died following a heart attack here was buried at the Bada Kabrastan in Charni Road early on Thursday.

RBI independent within limits set by government, says Y V Reddy (27 minutes ago)
By V.S. Chandrasekar IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India is independent but within the limits set by the government, says former Governor Y.V. Reddy, who also feels there is no such thing as "blanket independence" for a central bank.

Pakistan's CPEC expressway hits environment roadblock as locals protest (12:28)
By Mohammad Zubair Khan
The E-35, or Hazara Expressway, is a 110 kilometre under-construction expressway linking Hasan Abdal in Pakistan's Punjab province with Haripur, Havelian, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Shinkiari, Battagram and Thakot in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

Direct Air India flights from Lucknow to Bhopal, Jaipur (12:26) IANS Photo Service
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Air India will begin daily direct flights from Lucknow to Jaipur and Bhopal from July 5, an airline official said on Thursday.

Anupam Kher's 'The Big Sick' makes Sikandar laugh, cry (12:24) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Watching veteran actor Anupam Kher's 500th film "The Big Sick" gave his step-son Sikander mixed emotions.

Beijing envoy Vijay Keshav Gokhale is new Secretary (ER) (12:20)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Vijay Gokhale, currently Indian Ambassador to China, has been appointed as Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs.

Manoj Paramahamsa replaces Santhana Krishnan in 'Dhruva...' (12:18)
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Cinematographer-producer Manoj Paramahamsa has replaced Santhana Krishnan following the latter's exit from Vikram-starrer upcoming Tamil spy thriller "Dhruva Natchathiram".

Rajinikanth to undergo medical checkup in US (12:18) IANS Photo Service
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth has left for the US for a medical checkup, a source said.

Mainz' Cordoba joins league rivals Cologne (12:16)
Berlin, June 29 (IANS) Colombian striker Jhon Cordoba has left German football club Mainz to join league rivals Cologne, both Bundesliga clubs announced.

Don't have glorifying ending while playing a villain: Gulshan Grover (12:14)  (With Images)
By Kishori Sud
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Veteran actor Gulshan Grover, fondly called the 'Badman' of Bollywood, says it's good that heroes are exploring the other side, but believes that a villain should be "beaten and humiliated" in the end of every film and not be glorified.

6 killed in UP road accident (12:06)
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Six persons were killed and five others critically injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore district on Thursday, police said.

Kovind arrives in Chandigarh (12:02) IANS Photo Service
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Chandigarh on Thursday to seek support from Haryana and Punjab legislators.

Oxford English Dictionary adds over 600 expressions (11:58)
London, June 29 (IANS) The Oxford English Dictionary has added over 600 new words, phrases and senses in its latest quarterly update.

Chinese airlines introduces facial recognition (11:54) IANS Photo Service
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China Southern Airlines became the country's first carrier to use facial recognition at an airport in Nanyang city, Henan province, an official said on Thursday.

Aspirin may cut preeclampsia risk in pregnant women (11:50)
London, June 29 (IANS) Women who take low dose of aspirin daily during the first trimester of pregnancy can significantly decrease their risk of developing preeclampsia -- a condition characterised by high blood pressure that can cause premature birth, maternal and foetal death, a study showed.

LG Electronics faces anti-trust violation case in Russia (11:48) IANS Photo Service
Moscow, June 29 (IANS) Russia's state anti-trust agency has initiated a case against LG Electronics' Russian arm on allegations that the South Korean company used special monitoring system on retailers to control prices of smartphones, media reported.

Trump's revised travel ban takes effect from Thursday (11:46) IANS Photo Service
Washington, June 29 (IANS) A "watered down", revised version of US President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban will be finally put into effect from Thursday evening, the media reported.

Vice President's election on August 5 (11:36) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday announced that the election of India's next Vice President will take place on August 5. The term of Vice President M. Hamid Ansari ends on August 11.

Samsung to invest $380 mn in US, create 950 jobs (11:20)
Seoul, June 29 (IANS) With an aim to tap deeper into the US's large home appliances market, Samsung Electronics said it would invest $380 million in the country to set up new production facility, which is likely to generate about 950 jobs.

BREAKING NEWS: Vice President's election to be held on August 5 (11:14) IANS Photo Service

Taliban kill two Afghan female police officers (11:08)
Kabul, June 29 (IANS) Taliban militants killed two Afghan female police officers in Badakhshan province, a security official said on Thursday.

Case against a president: Trapping Trump in the net of Impeachment (Book Review) (11:08)
By Saket Suman
(Book: The Case for Impeachment; Author: Allan J. Lichtman; Publisher: WilliamCollins; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 290)

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