Archive for June 8th, 2018

Guatemala volcano eruption toll reaches 109

Guatemala City, June 8  The death toll from the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on June 3 has increased to 109 after another 10 bodies were found, according to authorities.

On Thursday, the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (INACIF) said that seven of the bodies found were transferred…

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Dera chief ‘daughter’ Honeypreet’s bail plea dismissed

Chandigarh, June 8  A Panchkula court on Thursday dismissed a plea for regular bail filed by Honeypreet in connection with violence that broke out after the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda sect’s head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in two rape cases.

Honeypreet had sought the bail from the court…

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Tejashwi meets Rahul, discusses ‘grand alliance’ for 2019 polls

New Delhi, June 8  After a major boost for a united opposition in the Lok Sabha and Assembly bypolls last month, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed forging of a “grand alliance” ahead of the 2019 general elections to defeat the BJP.


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Sushma to meet families of Indians abducted in Afghanistan

New Delhi, June 8 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet sometime next week the families of the six Indians abducted in Afghanistan last month, an official said on Thursday.

At a media briefing here, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Sushma Swaraj, currently in South Africa, had offered…

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Pranab’s visit lends credibility to RSS and its politics: Jamaat

New Delhi, June 8  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) said that former President Pranab Mukherjee visiting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters in Nagpur on Thursday lent a “credibility of sorts to RSS and its politics”.

“The RSS keeps inviting prominent persons to its events. They have every right to…

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Warm morning in Delhi

New Delhi, June 8

 It was a warm Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 32 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average.

According to Met, the day was expected to be warmer with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 40 to…

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