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Ukraine’s PM resigns, complicating MH17 probe

News4u-News Desk- Ukraine’s prime minister has resigned after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo as it struggles to quell a deadly rebellion in the east. The shock announcement made yesterday added to an already chaotic situation in the rebel-controlled east, where international experts are carrying out a complex investigation [...]

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Iraq gets new president, UN chief urges more urgency

News4u-News Desk- Kurdish politician Fuad Masum became the new president of Iraq on Thursday , in a step towards forming a new government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon said must be inclusive for the country to survive. A June onslaught on Sunni Arab areas north and west of of Baghdad led by the jihadist [...]

Model-turned-actor accuses IPS officer of rape, FIR registered thumbnail

Model-turned-actor accuses IPS officer of rape, FIR registered

News4u-News Desk- An FIR has been registered against a senior IPS officer of Maharashtra after a young model-turned- actor accused him of rape and molestation last year, police said on Thursday. “An FIR was registered against DIG Sunil Paraskar last night after a model complained that she was raped and molested by him,” Assistant Commissioner [...]

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Uttarakhand: Counting of votes for by-elections today

News4u-News Desk- In Uttarakhand, Counting of votes for by-elections held on the three Assembly seats is scheduled to take place on Friday. The candidacy of Chief Minister Harish Rawat is at stake from Dharchula in Pithoragarh district. It is a constitutional compulsion for Chief Minister Harish Rawat to ensure his entry into the state Assembly [...]

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Notorious criminal among three murdered in Bikaner jail

News4u-News Desk- Three prisoners including a notorious criminal were today killed and four others injured when a gang war broke out in Bikaner jail in Bikaner, Rajasthan. One of the criminal, Balbir Banuda, was shot dead by another jail inmate Jaiprakash who opened fire at him by a country made revolver in a jail barrack, [...]

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Kunal Khemu proposes Soha Ali Khan

News4u-Entertainment Desk-Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu have been very open about their relationship since the start and now the actors have decided to take things to the next level. Though there were a lot of speculations about the two tying the knot soon, Soha maintained that they were in a happy space and marriage [...]

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Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade lifted

News4u-News Desk- Hamas on Wednesday rejected a ceasefire to end 16 days of deadly fighting with Israel unless the blockade on the Gaza Strip is lifted, its chief Khaled Meshaal said in Doha. “We reject today… and will reject in the future” a ceasefire before negotiations on Hamas’s demands, which include lifting years of blockade [...]

Responsibility for MH17 downing lays with Putin: US thumbnail

Responsibility for MH17 downing lays with Putin: US

News4u-News Desk- The US has intensified its attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin, holding him responsible for the tragic downing of a Malaysian plane by a missile over a part of Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down using a surface-to-air missile from an SA-11 anti-aircraft battery, killing all 298 [...]

Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance with Indian control thumbnail

Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance with Indian control

News4u-Business Desk- The Cabinet on Thursday approved 49 percent foreign investment in insurance companies through the FIPB route ensuring management control in the hands of Indian promoters. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved raising of FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent,” sources said after a meeting of the [...]

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Rohit Shetty does special appearance in Shreyas’ Marathi film

News4u-Entertainment Desk-Mumbai: Director Rohit Shetty will be seen in a special appearance in actor-turned-producer Shreyas Talpade`s upcoming Marathi film `Poshter Boyz`. horeographer-turned-director Farah Khan also has a special appearance in the film. “Both Rohit and Farah are close to me and are very successful directors and I love watching their movies which are out-and-out entertaining [...]