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Pak violates ceasefire, targets Indian posts in 3 sub-sectors

News4u-News Desk- Pakistani troops violated ceasefire after over a month-long lull and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in three sub-sectors along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, drawing retaliation from Indian forces. “Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in three forward areas along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir [...]

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Modi to campaign in Haryana, Maharashtra from Oct 4

News4u-News Desk- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP by addressing poll rallies in Haryana and Maharashtra from October 4 even as the party decided to keep its focus on good governance and development in its bid to unseat Congress. Party’s senior leaders L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, besides BJP Chief Amit [...]

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Sarita faces AIBA suspension after returning medal

News4u-Sports Desk- A huge controversy broke out on Wednesday at the Asian Games when India’s woman boxer Sarita Devi returned her bronze medal, protesting against her controversial loss to a South Korean, inviting a possible suspension for defiance. Sarita, who was declared a loser despite dominating the 60kg semifinal bout against home favourite Jina Park, [...]

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PM arrives home after completing successful five-day US visit

News4u-News Desk- After undertaking a five-day state and summit-level visit to the United States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi on Wednesday night. Modi left Washington on Tuesday at the end of his visit and returned home on a Special Air India plane after a brief transit halt in Frankfurt. Union Minister Ram [...]

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School bombing kills 30 children in Syria

News4u-News Desk- At least 30 Syrian children were killed on Wednesday in a double bombing by a lone assailant at a school in the government-controlled city of Homs, a monitor said. They were among 39 people who died in the attack in the Akrameh neighbourhood, according to a new toll from the Syrian Observatory for [...]

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Army helicopter crashes, three officers killed

News4u-News Desk- A Cheetah helicopter of the Army crashed moments after taking off from an airbase in Cantt area at Bareilly on Wednesday, killing the two pilots and an engineer. “The incident occurred this morning soon after the helicopter took off,” a police spokesman said in Lucknow on Wednesday. The helicopter developed some technical problem [...]

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Indian women rout Thailand in kabaddi semifinal

News4u-Sports Desk- The Indian women’s kabaddi team recorded a comprehensive 41-28 victory over Thailand in the semifinals and stormed into the title clash with a lot of confidence while ensuring at least a silver medal at the 17 Asian Games on Thursday. While both teams were tied at 14-14 at the of first half, the [...]

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Afghanistan and US sign long-delayed troop pact

News4u-News Desk- Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow some US troops to stay in the country next year, signaling that new President Ashraf Ghani intends to mend frayed ties with Washington. Hamid Karzai, who stepped down as president yesterday, refused to sign the deal in a disagreement that symbolised [...]

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Syria ‘OK’ with US airstrikes

News4u-News Desk- Syria’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that his government is satisfied with the US-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, adding that the airstrikes should be expanded to include all other militant groups in Syria. In an interview with The Associated Press, Walid al-Moallem said the fight against terrorism has aligned Damascus [...]