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Two Terrorists Killed in Gunfight in J&K's Anantnag

Two terrorists have been neutralised in the exchange of fire with security forces in Bagender Mohalla of Bijbehara in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, 25 April, reported ANI. Search operation is underway, as per the news agency.

(Source: ANI)

Japan Court Grants Bail to Ex-Nissan Chairma

Japan court grants $4.5m bail to ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn.

(Source: AFP)

Air India Flight Caught Fire in APU During AC Repair

Air India Delhi to San Francisco (Boeing 777) flight caught fire in Auxiliary Power Unit (APU).

Incident reported on Wednesday night, 24 April, at Delhi airport. Fire started during AC repair. Air India terms it minor incident, plane was empty at the time of repair work, was doused immediately.

(Source: ANI)

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin Meet in Vladivostok

North Korea leader kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok.

(Source: AFP)

2 Women Raped, Blackmailed With Video in UP Muzaffarnagar

Two women were allegedly raped here by a man, whose wife recorded the incident to blackmail the victims into trafficking, police said Thursday.

According to a complaint, the women, aged 22-23, were held hostage in New Mandi area, where the accused, Sanjiv Lohan, raped them. His wife, Rita Lohan, made a video of the incident and blackmailed them, an officer said.

(Source: PTI)

I-T Raids at PDP Leader Imran Raza's Relative in Srinagar

Income Tax Dept raid underway on a location of former state minister and J&K People's Conference leader Imran Raza Ansari’s relative Aga Syed Altaf at Karan Nagar in Srinagar.

(Source: ANI)

Missing EC officer Rescued From Howrah

Missing EC nodal officer rescued from Howrah by West Bengal CID.

(Source: PTI)

Delhi Court Grants Bail to Caravan Scribes in Defamation Case

Delhi court has granted bail to Editor-in-chief, reporter of Caravan magazine in defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek Doval. The court has also directed Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to appear before it on 9 May.

(Source: PTI)

Bodies of 2 Girls Found Hanging from Tree in Chitrakoot

Bodies of two girls were found hanging from a tree in Mau tehsil, Chitrakoot. SSP of the area said that further action will depend on the postmortem report.

(ANI)

Russia Ready to Restore Relations With Ukraine: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow is ready to restore full relations with Ukraine.

(Source: AFP)

Nine Killed in Ambush on Afghan Police Convoy

The Taliban ambushed a security convoy in western Afghanistan, killing nine policemen, and in Kabul, a would-be attacker died when a bomb he was trying to plant at a private university detonated prematurely, officials said Thursday.

One Injured in House Collapse in Dharavi

One person has been injured after part of a house collapsed in New Basti area of Dharavi in Mumbai. Rescue operations are underway.

(Source: ANI)

Joe Biden Announces Presidential Candidature

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has announced his candidature for President of the United States.

(Source: ANI)

11 Killed, 2 Injured in Elevator Collapse in China

Eleven workers were killed and two others seriously injured after an elevator collapsed at a construction site in China's northern Hebei Province on Thursday, news agency PTI reported quoting local officials.

The incident occurred around 8 am (local time) in Taocheng district of Hengshui city, according to the city government.

CBI Court Reserves Order on 'Leak' of Chargesheet

CBI court has reserved order on the application by Christian Michel on leaking of content of the chargesheet to media houses. Order on the plea will be pronounced on 3 May.

(Source: ANI)

Don't Feel like Voting This Time: Nirbhaya's Parents

As campaigning picks up steam in Delhi with leaders motivating people to exercise their franchise, Asha Devi and Badri Nath Singh, the parents of the woman who was gangraped and killed and came to be known as Nirbhaya, say they might not vote this time at all.

The couple, the face of courage in the face of impossible odds, said they are tired of parties promising them justice and doing nothing about it.

(Source: PTI)

1993 Mumbai Serial Blast Convict Dies

1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Abdul Gani Turk has died in GMC Hospital, Nagpur. He was lodged in Nagpur Central Jail.

(Source: ANI)

ED Files Chargesheet Against Ex- Haryana CM Chautala

Enforcement Directorate has filed a supplementary chargesheet regarding recent attached properties of former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala in Disproportionate Assets case. Chargesheet will come for consideration on 16 May.

(Source: ANI)

ISRO Delays Chandrayaan Mission After Israel's Failed Attempt

Wary of failure after Israel's unsuccessful attempt to land on Moon, Chandrayaan-2 has been further postponed to July, an ISRO official said.

There were also reports of the Moon Mission's lander facing minor damage, but the official did not comment on it.

"We saw Israel's example and we don't want to take any risk. Despite Israel being such a technologically advanced country, the mission failed. We want the mission to be a success," he said.

(Source: PTI)

USTR Places India on 'Priority Watch List' for IP Rights

The US on Thursday placed India on its 'Priority Watch List' alleging lack of "sufficient measurable improvements" to its Intellectual Property (IP) framework on long-standing and new challenges that have negatively affected American right holders over the past year.

(Source: PTI)

Fire Breaks Out in Delhi

A fire broke out at a chemical factory due to short circuit in Jhilmil Industrial Area in Delhi. 26 Fire tenders are present at the spot.

More details awaited.

(Source: ANI)

Naxal Couple Carrying Cash Rewards Surrender

A hardcore Naxal couple, carrying a cash reward of Rs 9.25 lakh each on their heads, surrendered before police in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Thursday, police said.

The couple is identified as Deepak alias Manglu Bogami (30) and his wife Moti alias Radha Majji (28), they said.

(Source: PTI)

N Korea's Kim Says US Acted in 'Bad Faith' at Hanoi Summit

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says the United States acted in "bad faith" at Hanoi summit, reports news agency AFP, quoting KCNA.

Ten US Elementary Students Shot by Pellet Gun

Ten elementary school children in the southern US state of Georgia were hit by what appeared to be a pellet or BB gun when someone in a wooded area started shooting at their playground, an official said.

The incident sparked panic at the Wynbrooke Elementary School in DeKalb County as police descended on the scene of what initially appeared to be yet another mass shooting.

Caleb Edmonson, an 11-year-old student, told local news WSB-TV 2: "Everybody started to get a little bit panicked, but people started thinking it was a drill, but then a couple of minutes later we saw ambulances, police officers coming in, running down our hallways."

The students were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries or picked up their parents, Portia Kirkland, a spokeswoman for DeKalb County School District told AFP, adding a police investigation was underway.

(Source: AFP)

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