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Jayalalithaa calls legislators' meeting amid speculations

Chennai, May 15 (IBNS) After being absolved by the Karnataka High Court of corruption charges, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has called a meeting of her party legislators next Friday amid reports that she is ready to return as Tamil Nadu chief minister.

Police wants polygraph test on three witnesses to Sunanda Pushkar's death case

New Delhi, May 15 (IBNS) The Delhi Police, probing the alleged murder of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, wants a lie detector test on three important witnesses suspecting they may be hiding facts.

Rahul undertakes padayatra in drought-hit Telengana villages

Adilabad, Telengana, May 15 (IBNS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi began his 15-km padyatra through five Telangana villages in the drought-hit Adilabad district early on Friday morning.

Bodies of four Indians killed in Kabul attack to be brought home

Kabul, May 15 (IBNS) The bodies of four Indians, killed in an attack by the Taliban at a Kabul guest house on Wednesday, will be flown home by a special aircraft on Friday.

India and China sign 24 agreements worth 10 billion dollars

Beijing, May 15 (IBNS) India and China have signed 24 agreements worth about 10 billion dollars as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit is expected to seek support for his 'Make in India' initiative while inviting Chinese investment in India.

Nepal: French trekkers rescued by Indian Army

New Delhi, May 15 (IBNS) In an daredevil evacuation effort, Indian Army ALH Dhruv evacuated two French trekkers along with eight Nepalese citizens from a remote place Machhakhola of Gorkha district on Thursday.

Southwest monsoon to hit Kerala on May 30

New Delhi, May 14 (IBNS): The southwest monsoon is likely to set over Kerala on or around May 30.

External Affairs Minister meets families of Indian Workers held captive in Iraq

New Delhi, May 14 (IBNS) At the request of the families of the Indian workers held captive in Iraq, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met them on Thursday in the Conference Hall of the Ministry at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan here.

Kolkata: CBI and ED jointly raid MPS office

Kolkata, May 14 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) jointly conducted raid at a branch office of MPS Greenery Developers Ltd., a company under probe in the chit fund scam, in Kolkata's Lake Town B Block area on Thursday. according to local media reports.

DG CRPF reviews security in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 14 (IBNS): Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir is on the decline but it will take some more time to finish it completely, CRPF Director General Prakash Mishra said here on Thursday.

SC orders investigation against ex-CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

New Delhi, May 14 (IBNS): The Supreme Court of India on Thursday said former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Ranjit Sinha should be investigated for allegedly abusing his power.

PM Modi gifts replicas of stone casket of Buddhist relics to Jinping

Xi'an, China, May 14 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday presented Chinese President Xi Jinping replicas of a stone casket of Buddhist relics and a stone statue of Buddha that were excavated from a 3rd-4th century AD stupa at Dev-ni-Mori-a site 80 kms east of Vadnagar in Gujarat-in 1957.

Arms Act Case: Jodhpur court rejects Salman's plea of witness re-examination

Mumbai, May 14 (IBNS): In another blow for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, a Jodhpur court on Thursday rejected his plea for witness re-examination in connection with the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping

Xi'an, China, May 14 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who began his three-day trip to China on Thursday, met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Xian for 90 minutes ahead of the state banquet for the Indian leader as a part of the grand welcome in the neighbouring country.

Philippines factory fire kills 72

Manila, May 14 (IBNS) The death toll in a fire in a shoe factory at Manila city in Philippines has touched 72, media reports said.