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Gallagher to help Manchester Arena bombing victims (4 minutes ago)
Manchester, May 27 (IANS) Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has revealed a home-coming solo gig in his native Manchester - with all profits going to help victims of the bomb attack.

Paris turns off Eiffel Tower lights in solidarity with Egypt (03:48)
Paris, May 27 (IANS) The lights of the Eiffel Tower are set to be turned off in support for the Coptic community of Egypt, where a bus carrying Coptic Christians was shot at by gunmen killing at least 28 persons and wounding more than 20 in Minya province.

EU provides $12.9 mn for South Sudan aid (03:10)
Juba, May 27 (IANS) The European Commission (EC) said it has provided $12.9 million to help save the lives of conflict-affected people in South Sudan.

Liam Payne admits parenthood changes life forever (02:42)
London, May 27 (IANS) Singer Liam Payne, who became a father in March, says becoming a parent changes everything.

British student sentenced to 15 years for planting metro bomb (02:28)
London, May 27 (IANS) A British student, who left a homemade bomb on a London tube train, was given a 15-year prison sentence at a court here.

Indian firms' foreign borrowings in April triple to $1.3 bn (02:10)
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Indian firms' external commercial borrowings (ECBs) in April went up more than three-fold to $1.30 billion, while ECBs were at $304.57 million in the same month of 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said.

Garrix is completely hands on: Troye Sivan (01:36)
London, May 27 (IANS) Singer Troye Sivan says Dutch producer and DJ Martin Garrix puts every bit of himself into everything he does and is completely hands on.

15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack (01:12)
Kabul, May 27 (IANS) At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, official sources said.

Egypt: 28 killed in attack on Coptic Christians bus (Second Lead) (00:54)
Cairo, May 27 (IANS) At least 28 persons were killed and over 20 injured in a shooting attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in a central Egyptian town, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

3 fake Pakistanis remanded to 14-day police custody (00:26)
Bengaluru, May 27 (IANS) A local court on Friday remanded the three Pakistan nationals held for staying illegally with fake identities in the city to 14-day police custody till June 9 for interrogation.

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Beauty of Taormina having 'positive' impact on G7 talks, says Italian PM (23:48)
Taormina (Italy), May 26 (IANS/AKI) The sheer beauty of the Sicilian coastal resort of Taormina is exerting a positive influence on talks between leaders of the world's wealthiest nations at the G7 summit, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni said on Friday.

Duo arrested for armed robberies, 2 cops injured (23:44)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Two men who robbed businessmen returning home with their day's earnings at gunpoint have been arrested after a chase which left two policemen injured, police said on Friday.

Fake Rs 2,000 notes seized in Bengal (23:40)
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) One person was arrested with fake Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination with the face value of Rs 5 lakh in West Bengal's Murshidabad, police said on Friday.

Need to promote electric vehicles: Gadkari (23:36)
Nagpur, May 26 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that electric vehicles need to be promoted in order to cut down expenses incurred on crude oil imports.

CBI lodges FIR in NET answer-sheet scam (23:16)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against senior CBSE official Antriksh Johri and some other government officials for allegedly hiring a private firm to scan the answer-sheets of 7.94 lakh in this year's National Eligibility Test (NET), an official said on Friday.

Today's meeting a start to rallying opposition against Modi: Hariprasad (23:02)
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Terming Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's luncheon meeting with leaders of 17 opposition parties in Delhi "just a beginning", party General Secretary B.K. Hariprasad on Friday said the party would make all efforts to bring together political forces for a united fight against the Narendra Modi government ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Foreign drug traders getting SIMs with forged documents: Goa DGP (22:54)
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) Several foreigners indulging in drug-trade and financial fraud in Goa have been using SIM cards obtained through forged photos and identification documents, Director General of Police Muktesh Chander said on Friday.

Inter-state kidney racket busted in Delhi, four held (22:46)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Four persons, including a woman, members of an inter-state kidney racket, have been arrested here, the police said on Friday.

Rahul denied permission to visit Saharanpur, Congress upset (Lead) (22:42)
Lucknow/New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday denied permission to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to visit the violence-hit villages of Saharanpur district, where caste conflict has left two dead and scores injured.

G7 leaders sign anti-terrorism statement (22:40)
Taormina (Italy), May 26 (IANS/AKI) Leaders of the world's richest nations on Friday at the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy, inked a declaration on the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Indian Hotels' MD and CEO Sarna resigns (22:38)
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Tata Group promoted Indian Hotels Company on Friday said that its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Rakesh Sarna has resigned for personal reasons.

Jugnauth meets Rajnath, other ministers (22:38)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India and Mauritius on Friday discussed various issues including security cooperation as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other Ministers called on visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth here.

Labourer held for kidnapping Delhi contractor's child (22:38)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A 45-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping the four-year-old son of a civil contractor who employed him, the police said here on Friday.

Shah lauds Major Gogoi, hopes J&K situation will look up soon (Lead) (22:32)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday expressed confidence that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir will be brought under control soon and things will start looking up sooner than later.

Sarfraz confident of Pakistan's Champions Trophy chances (22:28)
Birmingham, May 26 (IANS) His side comes into the Champions Trophy eighth in the ICC ODI rankings, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident of making the most of having nothing to lose in the upcoming tournament.

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