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16 injured in bomb blast near BJP office in Bangalore...more
 Actor Sanjay Dutt gets four more weeks to surrender...more
 After JD(U), Shiv Sena wants BJP to name PM candidate...more
MP: BJP minister resigns over 'sexist remarks'...more
 40 killed, 300 injured in Pakistan quake, says official...more

Terror revisits US, Boston Marathon targeted
Twin blasts near finish line leave 3 dead, 170 injured
Residence of Saudi Arabian student searched
Boston, April 16
In an apparent terror attack on the US soil, two bomb explosions ripped through the cheering crowd at the finish line of the popular Boston Marathon, killing at least three persons and injuring 170 others.

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Injured people lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line after the blasts
SHELLSHOCKED: Injured people lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line after the blasts. — AP

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34 killed as 7.8 quake rattles Iran, Pak; tremors felt in India
Dubai/Islamabad, April 16
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake today struck Iran -- the strongest to hit the country in 40 years -- killing 34 in a border region in Pakistan which bore the brunt and unleashed tremors in northwest India and Gulf Arab states. There was no official word on any casualties in Iran in the second powerful quake in a week.

Talwars killed Aarushi: CBI
Ghaziabad, April 16
Teenager Aarushi Talwar's sensational murder five years back was carried out by her dentist parents Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar and no outsider was present at the time of the crime, the CBI told a court here today.

Boxers in the drug ring
Vijender’s samples drug-free: Ministry
New Delhi/Patiala April 16
Boxer Vijender Singh can breath easy as the out-of-competition test conducted on him for banned substances has turned out to be negative, which will hopefully clear his name from the alleged use of heroin.

Cut air fare for Haj pilgrims: Apex court
New Delhi, April 16
The Supreme Court today directed the government to take a series of steps in the interest of Haj pilgrims. A Bench comprising Justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Desai said the Haj Policy 2013 would stay for five years and should be changed only if required under the annual agreement with Saudi Arabia.


PUNJAB: Shinde: Will consider mercy demand

HARYANA: Victim’s father begins fast today, seeks death for mastermind

J&KGovernor, CM call for sustained growth of farm sector

HIMACHAL: Hailstorm wreaks havoc again

CHANDIGARH: UT Home Secy, IGP get contempt notice

LUDHIANA: Schools refuse to pay enhanced cost

DELHI: Teen molested, beaten
OPINIONS: Terror in Boston

NATION: Nitish defends himself on Godhra

BUSINESS: Gold slips below Rs 27k; down Rs 1,160 on weak global cues
SPORTS: Sport takes a hit again
WORLD: Musharraf, Ashraf out of fray

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Kaithal incident: SC panel slams Haryana Govt
Pabnava (Kaithal), April 16
The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has taken a strong exception to the repeated attacks and perpetuation of atrocities against Dalits in Haryana and observed that had the guidelines issued from time to time to the state, especially after the harrowing Mirchpur incident were followed, the Pabnava incident could have been avoided.

Violence by upper caste community forces Dalits to flee Haryana village
Pabnawa (Kaithal), April 16
Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia takes a view of ransacked houses at Pabnawa village in Kaithal district on TuesdayDeserted chopal, bricks and stones scattered all around, broken gates and ransacked houses of Dalits narrate the horrid tale of brutal violence perpetrated on them.
Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia takes a view of ransacked houses at Pabnawa village in Kaithal district on Tuesday. Photo: Ravi Kumar

China, Russia spent more on defence; India, USA less
New Delhi, April 16
China and Russia have increased their defence spending, while India and the USA have reduced theirs. Also, globally the defence spending has seen the first decline in 15 years, says data of think-tank the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released globally last night in Sweden.


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