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Angela Merkel arrives in India, meets PM at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Delhi High Court grants bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar. Xi Jinping, Modi to discuss terror, border at informal summit. Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Friday for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Xi Jinping, Modi to discuss terror, border at informal summit

Their last informal summit took place in China's Wuhan last year, where PM Modi extended an invitation to Xi. As per reports, both leaders will discuss wide-ranging issues like terror, trade, defense, and border. However, no MoUs will be signed. Here are more details. Xi will arrive at 2 pm and visit Mamallapuram Xi will remain in India till October 12, after which he will fly to Nepal. Both leaders will visit three ancient sites in the town, which is 56 km away from Chennai. Tomorrow, they will hold talks at Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa.

Mamallapuram has a deep connection with the Chinese As it turns out, the ancient town has historic links with the Chinese. Interestingly, Kancheepuram, which is famous for its silk, was the capital of the Pallav dynasty in the sixth-seventh century. It is believed silk yarn from China came to Kancheepuram. Love India news?

Murshidabad: RSS worker, pregnant wife, and son killed at house. In West Bengal's Murshidabad, a triple murder has sent shock waves across the residents.

Murshidabad: RSS worker, pregnant wife, and son killed at house

Once you know how the crime was committed, you will understand why locals are living under fear. The victims of the brutal killing are a teacher, who was associated with RSS, his pregnant wife, and their six-year-old son. They were murdered inside their house. Here are the shocking details. Murderers didn't even spare a young boy The crime happened in the Jiaganj area of Murshidabad on Tuesday morning but caught attention only yesterday. News. Mohammad Kaif slams Imran Khan, calls him puppet of terrorists. The way Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is handling varied issues has earned him flak not only from the political corridors but also from the cricketing world, to which he belonged earlier.

Mohammad Kaif slams Imran Khan, calls him puppet of terrorists

And the latest cricketer to come down heavily on Khan is Mohammad Kaif. Kaif on Sunday called him a "puppet" of the Pakistani Army and terrorists. Here are more details. Kaif berated Khan's speech at United Nations Kaif tweeted a link to a news story concerning Khan's speech at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) last month. At the UN, he said religion has nothing to do with terrorism. Critical Android vulnerability affects Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi smartphones. In a major incident, Google's security researchers have flagged critical unpatched zero-day vulnerability, in the company's own Android operating system.

Critical Android vulnerability affects Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi smartphones

The issue, they say, plagues phones from leading smartphone companies - like Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaomi - and is being exploited in the wild by threat actors. Even select Pixels have been affected. Here's all you need to know about it. Zero-day flaw allowing root access. This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic. Odisha's Keonjhar district administration is cutting down on its plastic waste by retracing the local roots.

This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic

For decades, Keonjhar residents used plates and cutlery made out of leaves of sal tree, which grows abundantly in the region. Ayodhya Case Update: Latest News, Timelines, Photos, Videos - NewsBytes. Explained: What are e-cigarettes and how are conventional cigarettes different? On Wednesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the government has banned e-cigarettes, citing health concerns.

Explained: What are e-cigarettes and how are conventional cigarettes different?

The Narendra Modi government has banned "the production, manufacturing, import/export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement" of e-cigarettes. Offenses under the ordinance may lead to up to three years' imprisonment and Rs. 50,000-5 lakh fine. Wondering what's so grave about e-cigarettes? Let's take a look. Pen drive carrying evidence against rape-accused Chinmayanand given to SIT. A pen drive carrying damning evidence against Swami Chinmayanand has been handed over to the team investigating the rape allegations against him, an NDTV report said on Wednesday.

Pen drive carrying evidence against rape-accused Chinmayanand given to SIT

The purported proof was given to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) by a friend of the law student, who accused the former Union Minister of rape. Despite serious allegations, Chinmayanand hasn't been arrested yet. प्रधानमंत्री मोदी के ट्विटर फॉलोअर्स 5 करोड़ पार, दुनियाभर के नेताओं में तीसरे नंबर पर. ट्विटर पर प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के फॉलोअर्स की संख्या 5 करोड़ को पार कर गई है।

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सोशल मीडिया प्लेटफॉर्म्स पर बेहद सक्रिय रहने वाले प्रधानमंत्री मोदी ट्विटर पर सबसे ज्यादा फॉलो किए जाने वाले दुनिया के तीसरे सबसे बड़े नेता बने हुए हैं। इस मामले में उनके आगे केवल अमेरिका के मौजूदा राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प और पूर्व राष्ट्रपति बराक ओबामा हैं। वहीं इंस्टाग्राम पर वह दुनिया के सबसे ज्यादा फॉलो किए जाने वाले नेता हैं। 2009 में ट्विटर पर आए थे प्रधानमंत्री मोदी

बॉम्बे हाई कोर्ट ने पूछा- नोटों का साइज क्यों बदला? RBI ने दिया यह अजीब तर्क. भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने नोटों के साइज बदलने के पीछे अजीब तर्क दिया है।

बॉम्बे हाई कोर्ट ने पूछा- नोटों का साइज क्यों बदला? RBI ने दिया यह अजीब तर्क

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint. In a horrific event, a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly torched by her husband and in-laws as she had approached the police after being given triple talaq.

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

What's more petrifying is that the victim was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter who narrated the details to police. The victim's body has been sent for autopsy and a case registered. After she was divorced over phone, victim went to police The event took place at Gadra village of Shravasti district on Friday evening but got attention only after the victim's family went to the police. Kerala: Nun, expelled for 'buying car', approaches Rome for justice. Last year, a horrifying rape incident came to light. BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's 'drunk' son rams car, arrested. On Thursday, BJP leader and actress Roopa Ganguly's son Akash Mukhopadhyay, rammed his car into a wall of an upscale club in Kolkata, prompting police to arrest him. Locals alleged that Akash, who is 20 years old, was driving in an inebriated state at a breakneck speed. Police conducted a medical examination to confirm whether Akash was drunk or not.

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel. अयोध्या विवाद में मध्यस्थता रही नाकाम, समाधान पर नहीं बनी आम सहमति अयोध्या विवाद को मध्यस्थता के जरिए सुलझाने की कोशिश नाकाम रही और मध्यस्थता समिति संबंधित पक्षों के साथ किसी भी समझौते पर नहीं पहुंच सकी। UP schoolgirl leaves cops speechless with question on Unnao rape. On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh police delivered a lecture on women's safety at a school in Barabanki to mark police security week. The irony may be lost on them, since the lecture comes on the heels of the convenient car crash that left the Unnao rape survivor critically injured, along with her lawyer. The victim had accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of rape. Incident took place at Anand Bhawan school. In Unnao rape survivor's village, locals fear Kuldeep Sengar's henchmen.

A powerful lawmaker raped a girl, her father died in police custody, she met with an accident and is now critical. This might seem like a scene from a gangster flick, but, unfortunately, it isn't. The aforementioned events happened with the Unnao rape survivor who was assaulted by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar. And now, residents of her village say they are also scared. Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA.

Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, who have been waging war against India through their outfits, will get the "terrorist" tag once the new amendments of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) come into force, said reports. The UN, US, and European Union (EU) have already declared Azhar and Saeed as "global terrorists". India might soon follow the same. Here's all about it. Proposed changes allow Centre to designate individuals as 'terrorists' India (general) News. Actress Shobha, of 'Magalu Janaki' fame, dies in car crash. Kannada actress Shobha, who appeared on the show Magalu Janaki, died in a car crash recently along with four others.

According to media reports, the incident took on Wednesday (July 17) on the outskirts of Chitradurga, Karnataka where Shobha's car rammed into a truck on National Highway 4. The report further suggested that the deceased was heading to Banashankari Temple in Cholachagudd, Badami. Three people sustained severe injuries, being treated at government hospital Reportedly, Shobha along with seven others were traveling in a multipurpose vehicle, when the car rammed into a speeding truck. Ayodhya: Mediation-panel gets more time, next hearing on August 2. Top 5 motorcycles available under Rs. 1 lakh. With the new-age design upgrades and modern technologies coming to the automobile world, the motorcycles are getting expensive day by day. Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds. Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert.

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday. UP: Husband of BJP MLA's daughter, who posted video, beaten. This IIM graduate helped 35,000 farmers by selling their vegetables. Muslim mob, protesting Tabrez's lynching, vandalizes bus carrying engineering students. Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide. Yamuna Expressway accident: Delhi-bound bus falls into canal; 29 killed. At least 29 people have been killed and 17 injured when a Delhi-bound double-decker bus in which they were traveling in fell into a canal on the Yamuna Expressway near on Monday morning.

There were around 50 passengers on the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus. The bus was reportedly coming from Lucknow to Delhi; the accident occurred near Agra. Around the World in Eight Months. चाउमीन का सॉस खाने से फटे बच्चे के फेफड़े, डॉक्टरों ने मुश्किल से बचाई जान. अगर आप सड़क किनारे मिलने वाले गोल-गप्पे, बर्गर और चाउमीन खाते हैं तो सावधान हो जाइये। इराक, सीरिया में हार के बाद भारत पर है IS की नजर, श्रीलंका भी खतरे में सीरिया और इराक में अपना दबदबा खोने के बाद दुनिया के सबसे खूंखार आतंकी संगठन इस्लामिक स्टेट (IS) की नजर अब भारतीय उपमहाद्वीप पर है। पुलवामाः सेना के वाहन को निशाना बनाकर किया गया धमाका, छह जवान घायल.

बंगाल के डॉक्टरों की हड़ताल जारी, दिल्ली पर भी असर, जानें क्या है पूरा मामला मेट्रो में महिलाओं के मुफ्त सफर का फॉर्मूला तैयार, जानें कब शुरू हो सकती है योजना गुजरात तट की तरफ बढ़ रहा चक्रवात वायु, लाखों लोगों को सुरक्षित स्थानों पर पहुंचाया गया FACT CHECKERS - Evaluate what you are reading. वायुसेना के लापता विमान का मलबा मिला, घटनास्थल पर आज भेजी जाएंगी विशेष टीमें

थम नहीं रही बंगाल में हिंसा, पेड़ से लटकी मिलीं भाजपा और RSS कार्यकर्ताओं की लाशें स्मिथ के खिलाफ हूटिंग को लेकर विराट कोहली ने दर्शकों की तरफ से मांगी माफी भारत-ऑस्ट्रेलिया मैच देखकर बाहर निकले विजय माल्या को घेर लोगों ने लगाए 'चोर-चोर' के नारे कठुआ गैंगरेप और हत्याकांडः आज फैसला सुनाएगी अदालत, जानिये मामले में अब तक क्या-क्या हुआ. बालाकोट में आतंकियों को उड़ाने वाले 100 बम और खरीदेगा भारत, इजरायल से हुआ सौदा असम पुलिस ने किया ट्वीट, 'किसी का गांजा गुम हुआ तो घबराएं नहीं, संपर्क करें' ईद के मौके पर इन स्वादिष्ट पकवानों से करें मेहमानों का स्वागत. केरल की इस महिला के जज्बे को सलाम, ऑक्सीजन सिलेंडर के साथ दी UPSC परीक्षा सांप्रदायिक सौहार्द्र की मिसालः बीमार मुस्लिम ड्राइवर की जगह हिंदू अधिकारी रख रहा रोजा News. हरियाणा: पुलिसकर्मियों द्वारा पार्क में महिला की बेल्ट से पिटाई, वीडियो वायरल होने पर अधिकारी बर्खास्त. हरियाणा: पुलिसकर्मियों द्वारा पार्क में महिला की बेल्ट से पिटाई, वीडियो वायरल होने पर अधिकारी बर्खास्त.

हरियाणा: पुलिसकर्मियों द्वारा पार्क में महिला की बेल्ट से पिटाई, वीडियो वायरल होने पर अधिकारी बर्खास्त. रामदेव ने की जनसंख्या नियंत्रण कानून की मांग, कहा- तीसरे बच्चे को न मिलें सरकारी सुविधाएं राफेल डील पर केंद्र ने सुप्रीम कोर्ट को सौंपा जवाब, कहा- रद्द हो सारी याचिकाएं बड़ी बहन पैसे के लिए ब्लैकमेल कर रही थीं इसीलिए कबूला समलैंगिक रिश्ता- दुती चंद. आज का इतिहास: 21 मई को हुआ था राजीव गांधी का निधन, जानें इतिहास की घटनाएं Error in your Aadhaar card? Here's how to rectify it. Sold by father, gang-raped, ignored by cops, woman burns self. 15-year-old, who lost father, brother day before boards, scores 92.4%

Cyclone Fani makes landfall, flights canceled, people evacuated: Details here. चुनाव आयोग की मोदी को दूसरी क्लीन चिट, अपने अधिकारियों के फैसले को ही पलटा Sexual harassment case: CJI Gogoi appears before committee, answers questions. बालाकोट एयर स्ट्राइक: समीक्षा रिपोर्ट में खुलासा, 6 में से 5 लक्ष्य पर निशाना रहा सफल. #CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year. Kanishak Kataria reveals how he became the UPSC CSE-2018 topper. Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here. Here's how you can reprint your Aadhaar card online. Two veterans deny signing letter to President about Army's "misuse" Engineer from Noida brings over 10 lakes back to life. Man kills wife by crushing her face with stones, arrested. #HealthBytes: Top 5 drinks to keep you hydrated this summer.

NZ: 95-year-old WWII veteran takes 4-buses to stand against racism. 68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction. Inspiring stories of 5 UPSC rank-holders who beat all odds. Delhi police arrests four men for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt. State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend. This 13-year-old boy helps aspirants crack the UPSC IAS exam. A group of home-bound mothers create news app for kids. Indiens Paraguay. India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again. All the questions around Aadhaar, answered. How to apply for PAN using your Aadhaar card. Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died. Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do. VOTING. Gurugram: Occultist called by couple to perform rituals rapes woman. Assam: 68 tea plantation workers die after consuming illegal alcohol. Guwahati: College professor suspended for Facebook post on Pulwama attack.

#PulwamaTerrorAttack: PM Modi pays tributes to martyred CRPF personnel. India Homeschoolers - Homeschooling, Unschooling and Attachment Parenting Forum. Congress-MP's car rams barricade at Parliament, Delhi put on alert.