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  • Meghalaya govt orders inquiry to verify genuineness of citizenship

    3 April, 2015 7:55 AM 36

    Shillon: Meghalaya government has ordered a magisterial inquiry to verify the genuineness of citizenship claims made by a group of families living along the Indo-Bangladesh border in East Khasi Hills district. The inquiry was ordered after attempts to conduct a hearing here yesterday had to be called off after several students? bodies and pressure groups

  • SHOCKING: What a woman did to her mother-in-law for a year!

    3 April, 2015 7:44 AM 104

    Bhopal: In a weird and screwy incident, a woman was found urinating in her in-laws' cups of tea in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Rekha Nagvanshi, 30, was caught red-handed when her mother-in-law entered in the kitchen and found her squatting over the teapot, a report said. As per the report, Rekha was furious with her in-laws for stopping her husband from doing

  • No deal yet on timing of sanctions relief for Iran: France

    3 April, 2015 7:36 AM 36

    Paris: France`s Foreign Minister warned Friday that the tricky issue of when crippling sanctions on Iran would be lifted following a framework deal over its nuclear programme was "not yet solved." "The Iranian want sanctions to be lifted immediately," Laurent Fabius told Europe 1 radio station. "We say to them: we will ease the sanctions as you respect

  • Riff: Facebook launches video collaboration app

    3 April, 2015 7:35 AM 12

    (Relaxnews) - A Facebook-developed Android and iOS app is intended to help groups of friends make videos together. Creating a video and hashtagging it with a topic allows friends to view it and then, if they choose to, add their own clips to the video. That modified video can then be seen by friends' friends, and "the potential pool of creative collaborators

  • Indians not allowed to fish in Lankan waters: Sirisena

    3 April, 2015 7:28 AM 18

    Colombo: Dismissing opposition's claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country's territorial waters. "We have not allowed fishing in our waters for the Indians. I have given clear instructions to navy to arrest

  • Now, drones to be used to disperse mobs in Lucknow

    3 April, 2015 7:28 AM 9

    Lucknow: Drones will soon perform a special task in the state capital apart from functioning as eyes in the sky with the Lucknow Police planning to use them for dispersing mobs. These little unmanned mini-choppers are already in use in various sensitive parts of Uttar Pradesh for taking aerial snaps, but for the first time the hi-tech gadget will be used to control

  • Yemen rebels quit Aden palace after air raids: Senior official

    3 April, 2015 7:12 AM 19

    Rebel forces withdrew from Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi`s palace in his former southern stronghold Aden early Friday after overnight air raids by the Saudi-led coalition, a senior official said. The rebels had seized the hilltop complex a day earlier after fierce fighting with supporters of Hadi, who has taken refuge in Saudi Arabia

  • Samsung unveils three new curved PC monitor models

    3 April, 2015 6:57 AM 5

    Samsung has unveiled three new models of curved PC monitor aimed at the mainstream consumer market. The new models come in 23.6, 27 and 31.5-inch sizes and they all feature 1080P panels. The biggest display will sell at US $599.99 and the 24-inch priced at US $299.99. According to the Verge, like other of its models, Samsung is banking on the immersion

  • Pak PM Sharif leaves for Turkey to discuss Yemen crisis

    3 April, 2015 6:44 AM 9

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday left for a day-long official visit to Turkey to hold discussions with the country's top leadership on the Yemen crisis. During his visit, Sharif will meet with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. Pakistan believes in a peaceful resolution of the crisis

  • Celestial treat: Total lunar eclipse to light up skies on April 4, to be visible in North East of India

    3 April, 2015 6:44 AM 49

    New Delhi: Sky enthusiasts, are in for a delight as they will witness total lunar eclipse on April 4. During a total lunar eclipse, the moon is entirely immersed in the Earth shadow, and can take on a dusky "blood red" colour due to the scattering of sunlight through the edges of Earth`s atmosphere. The total lunar eclipse will take place from 3:45:04 pm to 7:15:2 pm (IST)