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US President Donald Trump praises congressman for assaulting reporter

Washington, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - US President Donald Trump has praised Montana Republican Representative Greg Gianforte for assaulting a reporter during his campaign last May and called him "my guy".

"Any guy who can do a body slam ... he's my guy," Trump said at a Montana rally on Thursday night and made a gesture mimicking a body slam, according to CNN.

"I shouldn't say this," but "there's nothing to be embarrassed about," the President said amid laughter and applause from the crowd.

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White House blames Democrats after officials' immigration row

Washington, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - The White House has...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle go barefoot on Sydney beach

Sydney, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - Britain's Prince Harry and...

Russia to strengthen coordination with China for common interests: Vladimir Puti...

Sochi (Russia), Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)  - Russian President...

It 'certainly' seems that Khashoggi is dead, says Donald Trump

Washington, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - US President Donald...

Turkish experts search van that allegedly carried Khashoggi's body

Ankara, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - A Turkish daily reported on...

Mueller's not being pressured to end probe after midterms

Washington, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - US Deputy Attorney...

PM Narendra Modi attends closing function of Saibaba samadhi centenary

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended the closing function of the Saibaba samadhi centenary and performed the ground-breaking ceremony to launch various developmental works.

Arriving at the new Shirdi Airport in the morning, Modi flew down to the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) and performed a special pooja in the temple, unfurled a special flag in Lendibaug and released a silver coin to commemorate the year-long celebrations which were attended by over 10 million pilgrims from India and abroad.

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Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi will not contest

Raipur, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - Former Chhattisgarh chief min...

PM Narendra Modi slams UPA for not building sufficient homes for poor

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minis...

PM Narendra Modi to launch corporate social responsibility portal

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Mo...

Class 9 student gang raped, attempts suicide

Patna, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - A gang-raped Class 9 student w...

Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests

Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - Huge protests by...

Malaysian opposition party president faces 45 corruption charges

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - The president of Malaysia's main opposition party, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, pleaded not guilty after facing 45 criminal charges in a Kuala Lumpur court on Friday.

The charges comprise 10 accusations of breach of confidence, eight of corruption and 27 of money laundering, reports Efe news.

Some of the charges concern the alleged appropriation of 800,000 ringgit ($192,424) from the Yayasan Akal Budi foundation that were used to pay the credit card bills of the politician, who blamed an error by the accountants.

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Koreas near end of border demining operations

Seoul, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - The two Koreas were wrapping up their...

Elections postponed in Afghanistan's Kandahar after top...

Kabul, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - The Afghan government on Friday delayed...

Taliban threatens to disrupt Afghan elections

Kabul, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) - The Taliban on Friday threatened to...

Abdulla Yameen calls for peace, prosperity in Maldives

Male, Oct 18 (UITV/IANS) -  Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on...

Indian arrested in Nepal for possessing marijuana

Kathmandu, Oct 18 (UITV/IANS) - An Indian national has been...

Two women surrender in Bangladesh militant hideout raid

Dhaka, Oct 18 (UITV/IANS) - Two suspected female militants...

India continues to engage with US on H-1B visa issue

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS) -  India is continuing to engage with the US over the H-1B visa, largely availed of by Indian IT companies, after the Trump administration proposed changes to the programme, a senior official said on Thursday.

"It is a very important topic for us and that is the reason why we have time and again at various levels we have taken up this matter with the US side," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in response to queries by journalists here.

Kumar said that most recently, the issue was raised during the first ever India-US 2+2 Ministerial Meeting held here last month that was attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis.

On Wednesday, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to come out with its new proposal by January 2019.

The DHS said it was also proposing to remove from its regulations certain H-4 spouses of H-1B non-immigrants as a class of aliens eligible for employment authorisation.

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India is helping Argentina to develop a Centre of Excellence for IT

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UITV) - To serve as a helping hand to...

An Indian-founded organisation rehabilitates Syrian refugees in Germany

New Delhi, Oct 14 (UITV/IANS) - As Europe continues to...

Indian classical music fascinates me: Reunion's Maya Kamaty

Kolkata, Oct 14 (UITV/IANS) - Maya Kamaty, a prominent...

India’s MEA launches online quiz for "Bharat Ko Janiye"

Georgetown, Oct 10 (UITV) - Indian High Commission of Guyana...

Kerala film artistes plan show in Abu Dhabi to raise relief funds

Kochi, Oct 8 (UITV/IANS) - The Association of Malayalam...

India-born Gita Gopinath appointed as IMF's chief economist

Bengaluru, 04-Oct-2018 (UITV) - Gita Gopinath, an 46-year-...

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Sushant Singh Rajput denies harassment claims

Mumbai, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- Sushant Singh Rajput has been accused of sexual misconduct by his "Kizie Aur Manny" co-star Sanjana Sanghi. In his defence, the actor shared screenshots of their SMS conversation and called it a "smear campaign".

Sushant on Friday tweeted snapshots of his conversation with Sanjana from the first day to the last day of the film's shoot, and captioned it: "I feel sad to reveal personal information but it seems that there is no other way to state what was, in the midst of this curated and well-timed smear campaign.

"From the first till the last day of the shoot, this is what happened on the set with Sanjana."
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Set aside apprehensions when you commit to a project: Big B

Mumbai, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- Superstars Amitabh Bachchan and...

Jamie Lee Curtis' 'Halloween' to arrive in India on Oct 26

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- Jamie Lee Curtis-starrer "...

Judi Dench joins 'Cats' cast

Los Angeles, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- Oscar-winning actress Judi...

Jada Pinkett Smith, Leah Remini bury the hatchet

Los Angeles, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- After a public spat last year...

Kareena Kapoor Khan glad she did 'Veere Di Wedding'

Mumbai, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says...

Maisie Williams 'petrfied' of friends

Los Angeles, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- "Game of Thrones" fame star...

There's no God: Stephen Hawking in his last book

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UITV/IANS)- In "Brief Answers To The Big Questions", the last book published in renowned physicist Stephen Hawkings name, he has reached the conclusion that there is no God.

"There is no God. No one directs the universe," he writes in "Brief Answers to the Big Questions, a copy of which is with IANS.

"For centuries, it was believed that disabled people like me were living under a curse that was inflicted by God," he adds. "I prefer to think that everything can be explained another way, by the laws of nature," Hawking writes.

The book was released in the West on Tuesday and arrived at Indian bookstores on...

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UN launches workplace mental health strategy

United Nations, Oct 17 (UITV/IANS)- The UN has launched a...

J.P. Nadda speaks to Rajasthan CM, as Zika virus cases reach 80 in Jaipur

New Delhi, Oct 16 (UITV/IANS)- Union Health and Family Welfare...

Bihar official dies of dengue

Patna, Oct 15 (UITV/IANS)- A Bihar government official...

Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people

New York, Oct 14 (UITV/IANS) - A majority of older patients...

Immune system may play a role in preventing premature birth: Study

New York, Oct 13 (UITV/IANS)- Researchers have found that the...

'High schooling can prevent 50 million child marriages by 2030'

New Delhi, Oct 11 (UITV/IANS)- Making girls study up to high...

NASA calls for science payloads for delivery to Moon

Washington, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- In line with its plan to conduct more research on the Moon's surface ahead of a human return, NASA has issued a call for science instruments and technology payloads that will fly on commercial lunar landers as early as next year or 2020.

This call is specifically geared towards small payloads that can be ready for early commercial flights, NASA said in a statement on Thursday, adding that future calls for lunar payloads will occur at regular intervals for later missions, with the next call released in approximately one year.

The initial proposal deadline is November 19, 2018, the US space agency added.
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Twitter releases data linked to Russian, Iranian info campai...

San Francisco, Oct 19 (UITV/IANS)- With the goal of improving...

Nano-carbon: New India-made weapon against mosquitoes

Bengaluru, Oct 18 (UITV/IANS)- Toxic smog has once again...

WhatsApp working on linked accounts, vacation mode features

San Francisco, Oct 18 (UITV/IANS)- WhatsApp is reportedly...

India among top 15 in artificial intelligence research: Repo...

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UITV/IANS)- India is among the most...

Facebook likely to launch camera-equipped hardware for TVs

San Francisco, Oct 17 (UITV/IANS)- Social networking giant...

NASA's Chandra Observatory back in action

Washington, Oct 16 (UITV/IANS)- NASA's Chandra X-Ray...