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  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid al-Fitr

    KABUL: announced today a week-long ceasefire with the for Eid, the holiday that caps off , though operations against other groups including Islamic State will continue. The ceasefire will last “from the 27th of Ramadan until the fifth day of Eid-al-Fitr,” President tweeted from an official account, indicating it could run from June 12-19. It was not immediately clear if […]

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  • Afghanistan announces ceasefire, release of prisoners

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a ceasefire with insurgents until June 20, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting season, but said fighting against other militant groups, such as Islamic State, would continue. The Taliban are seeking to reimpose strict Islamic law after their ouster in 2001 at the hands of US-led troops. “This ceasefire is […]

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  • Anti-Sterlite protests: TN CM to visit injured

    CHENNAI: Chief Minister is slated to visit on June 9 to meet the families of those killed by police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests. The Chief Minister will also meet those injured. Earlier, Kollywood star Vijay visited the families of those who died during the protests. The 43-year-old actor also handed over a solatium of Rs 1 lakh to each […]

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  • Another medical aspirant kills self in TN

    TRICHY: A 17-year-old girl committed suicide in on Wednesday night as she was allegedly upset over her failure to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (). The deceased has been identified as K Subhashri of Thiruvalluvar Avenue. According to the Kollidam police, Subashri, who had completed Class XII in a private school in the city, was allegedly upset when […]

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  • Top leaders of Trinamool‘s Odisha unit join Congress

    BHUBANESWAR : The unit of Trinamool Congress on Wednesday suffered a big jolt as its President along with entire team of office bearers joined the Congress. Trinamool state unit President Arya Kumar Gyanendra and 22 executive members joined the Congress during ‘Maha Mishran Parva‘ held at the Congress Bhawan here. Besides, several leaders from ruling and also joined the party, […]

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  • IAF officer from Mainpuri killed in Jaguar crash

    KANPUR: Gloom descended on Mainpuri‘s Jasmai, the native village of 50-year-old Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan, who was killed on Tuesday when the fighter aircraft he was flying on a routine training mission, crashed in a village in . He is survived by wife Anjali and son Abhishek, who is an engineering graduate. Chauhan was posted as Air Officer Commanding of […]

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  • Army duo wins  NDA Inland sailing championship

    MUMBAI: They are not from the Navy but the land-based army duo sailed comfortably to beat all competition, on water, in Pune on Wednesday. Satish Kumar and Irshad Ali from the won the 4th held at the scenic Peacock Bay in Khadakwasla. Suraj Singh and M Gavade of the Sailing Club, another Mumbai team came a close second. Blue sails […]

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