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Updated18 Apr 2019, 01:48 AM IST
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10:38 PM, 17 Apr

North Korea Test-Fires a New Tactical Guided Weapon

North Korea announced that it has test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon.

The Korean Central News Agency says Chairman Kim Jong Un observed the firing of the weapon on Wednesday, 17 April, by the Academy of Defense Science.

(Source: AP)

9:01 PM, 17 Apr

CPI (Maoists) Exploded IED in Odisha's Kandhamal, Polling Officer Shot Dead

CPI (Maoists) exploded an IED targeting a polling vehicle and later open fired at it, near Barla village under Gochhapada police limit in Kandhamal district. Polling official Sanjukta Digal shot dead in the incident.

(Source: ANI)

7:49 PM, 17 Apr

28 Killed in Portuguese Tourist Bus Accident

At least 28 people have been killed in Portuguese tourist bus accident, AFP reported quoting says Madeira mayor.

6:49 PM, 17 Apr

4 Held for Blackmailing Men After Filming Them in Comprising Situations

A woman and a police head constable were among four people arrested from Gautam Buddh Nagar for allegedly extorting money from men after filming them in compromising situations, police said on Wednesday.

The gang has targeted at least four men, two of whom have approached the Dadri police station with complaints of blackmail and extortion, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vaibhav Krishna said.

Vijay Singh Cheema, 45, a head constable with the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary, Seema Sirohi (35), her live-in partner Arun Kumar (33) and Greater Noida's Sector 36's RWA president Pushpendra Narayan (32) have been arrested, they said.

(Source: PTI)

Published: 17 Apr 2019, 12:54 AM IST
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