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President inaugurates celebrations marking 150 years of Allahabad High Court

News4u-News Desk- President Pranab Mukherjee lighted the lamp and inaugurated the celebrations marking 150 years of Allahabad High Court on Sunday afternoon. Addressing the 150 years celebration function of Allahabad High Court, President expressed concern over huge pendency of cases in courts across the country. President Pranab Mukherjee today stressed on the need for quick, [...]

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Gunmen attack Ivory Coast resort town, seven people killed – witness

News4u-News Desk- Unidentified gunmen staged an attack on a beach at a resort town in Ivory Coast on Sunday, killing at least seven people, a witness said. The shooting took place at Grand Bassam, a weekend retreat for Abidjan residents about 40 km east of the commercial capital Abidjan. Its beaches, bars and hotels are [...]

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Islamic State using birth control to keep supply of sex slaves – NY Times

News4u-News Desk- The Islamic State is using several forms of contraception to maintain its supply of sex slaves, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing interviews with more than three dozen Yazidi women who escaped from the militant group. The New York Times reported that Islamic State used “oral and injectable contraception, and sometimes [...]

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57 Naxals including 25 women surrender in odisha

News4u-News Desk- In a major blow to naxal menace, 57 naxals including 25 women surrendered in odisha and another 3 naxals laid down their arms in Chhattisgarh. The rebel supporters of Maoists’ Kalimela and Padia Dalam units surrendered before the police with a pledge to join the mainstream. Those who surrendered were members of Andhra [...]

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SEBI cracks whip on loan defaulters

News4u-News Desk- Cracking its whip on ‘willful loan defaulters’,markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) decided to bar them from raising public funds through stocks and bonds as also from taking board positions at listed companies – a move that would disqualify beleaguered Vijay Mallya from various posts. Addressing media in New Delhi,SEBI [...]

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Rescue team rescue six out of eight students in Kullu district

News4u-News Desk- In Himachal Pradesh, rescue teams have rescued six out of eight students who were stranded in remote Chandarkhani Jot area of Manikaran valley in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The students have been airlifted to Kullu. The students from Sant Longowal Institute of Technology in Punjab had left from Nagger in Himachal for [...]

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President inaugurates Festival of Innovations

News4u-News Desk- President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated an exhibition of grassroots innovations in Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 12, 2016 kicking off thereby a week-long Festival of Innovations from March 12-19, 2016. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences; Dr. Najma A. [...]

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India favoured to keep Asia on top in World Twenty20

News4u-Sports Desk- The World Twenty20 has provided a stage for Asian sides to flourish in its short history and host India’s scintillating form leading up to the tournament will only fuel local hopes that the trend will continue. India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have won three out of the five stagings of the biennial tournament, [...]

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Penguin swims 8000 kms to meet rescuer

News4u-News Desk- Far from the maddening rat race of the modern world here is a heartwarming story which promises an eternal bond between an animal and human being. Dindim, a South American Magellanic penguin, who swims over 8,000km every year to meet his human friend Joao Pereira de Souza. A 71-year-old retired bricklayer, Joao Pereira, [...]