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Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary doctorate, advises students

It's not the first time he's getting an honorary doctorate, but what's made it special is that it's come in Hyderabad . President Pranab Mukherjee conferred him with the degree. My parents, especially my father who was very well versed in Urdu and Persian, would have been very happy had they been here to see me receiving this honour.

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Russian plane with 92 aboard crashes into the Black Sea

The official choir of the Russian armed forces had been due to perform at a New Year's concert for servicemen at the Khmeimim miltary base in Syria. Monday has been declared a national day of mourning. Also on board was Yelizaveta Glinka, a Russian doctor who has won wide acclaim for her charity work. He said: "It was an aircraft of the Ministry of Defence, in the airspace of the Russian Federation".

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AgustaWestland Case: Former IAF Chief SP Tyagi grants Bail

The court has further asked Tyagi not to leave the country or try to contact any witness and deposit Rs 2 lakh security bond. Investigators said AgustaWestland was shown undue favour in connection with the deal. Advocate Pramod Kumar Dubey, counsel for Khaitan, had also countered CBI's argument, claiming that the agency was trying to sensationalise the matter and there was no allegation that his client had not joined the probe or tried to influence it.

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US abstains as United Nations votes to condemn Israel settlements

It is rare for the US ambassador to be summoned by Israeli government officials and even more unusual for the prime minister to meet directly with an envoy. The 15-member council passed the resolution with 14 votes to zero on Friday. "Once again, President Obama has jeopardized Israel's security", said Mr.

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Indonesia police: 2 militants killed in shootout

Police say they are members of an Indonesian group that supports Islamic State extremists. A national police spokesman said an anti-terrorism squad killed 2 men on Sunday at a house in Purwakarta, West Java, about 80 kilometers southeast of capital Jakarta .

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Kerala: Court rejects MM Mani's discharge plea in murder case

Reiterating the demand for Mr. Mani's stepping down, he said the fact that the CPI (M), which had claimed a higher moral ground earlier, continued to defend Mr. It is not a new case and Mani was facing it while contesting the election and later taking oath as the minister. "This is the double standard of the CPM on such matters", Chandy said.

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Russia: Focus is on faults, not terror, in plane crash probe

Because the plane was exclusively operated by the Russian military, Ozerov said, according to Russian state media agency RIA, he "totally excludes" terrorism as a potential cause of the crash, The Guardian reported . "The orchestra did not fly because [the choir] was supposed to use pre-recorded music", Sergei Khlopnikov, a choir member who didn't make the trip because his daughter was sick, told the Interfax news agency.

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Italian Police kill Berlin Christmas Market suspect

Tunisian national Anis Amri was stopped in his auto at about 3 a.m.by two police officers for a routine identity check, Interior Minister Marco Minniti told a press conference in Rome . A policeman at the Christmas market near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the day after an attack in central Berlin on December 20. In Tunisia, a brother of the fugitive had appealed to him to surrender and said: "If my brother is behind the attack, I say to him "You dishonor us".

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Seal squashes auto during slow rampage through Tasmanian town

A large seal has been captured by wildlife authorities after it wandered up a suburban street and climbed on a auto, smashing the windscreen and denting the roof. Residents are warned not to approach the seal. Residents were advised to steer clear of the animal to avoid agitating it. Male Australian fur seals can grow to two metres long and can weigh more than 360 kilograms.

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George Michael has died at the age of 53

Its success propelled the singer into the rarefied air occupied by the likes of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, the only other artists who had four or more consecutive number 1 singles from one album during the 1987-1988 era. Michael's family "would ask that their privacy be respected at this hard and emotional time", the statement shared by BNO news added. "So I have to believe that somebody thinks I've still got some work to do here".

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All 12 Victims of Berlin Truck Attack Identified

The body of Anis Amri, the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack, is seen covered with a thermal blanket next to Italian officers in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan, Italy December 23, 2016. It was subsequently revealed that Amri was believed to be part of a larger jihadist network in Germany and that authorities had him under surveillance for six months in March to September this year.

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Hunt for possible Berlin truck attack accomplices

The nephew was arrested in Amri's hometown of Oueslatia, while the other two were picked up in Tunis. The interior ministry statement said Amri's nephew had confessed that he communicated with his uncle via the encrypted chat application Telegram.

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Fresh power play by Akhilesh, Shivpal on ticket selection

The CM further said that in the initially, people were in the dark about demonetisation and hoped that it would help the country. The Chief Minister will be selected by the legislature party which is according to the party's constitution. Congress termed the development as SP's "internal matter". On 25 December, Akhilesh defied Shivpal and prepared a list of 403 candidates which he handed over the party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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USA forgoes veto, United Nations tells Israel to end settlements

It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in almost eight years. Netanyahu said countries that worked against Israel to pass the resolution would pay a diplomatic and economic price. House Speaker Paul Ryan's outrage was typical. The resolution called continuing construction in the Palestinian territory a "flagrant violation" of global law, and it called on Israel to halt all settlement activities in order to salvage a two-state ...

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India's longest range Nuc missile AGNI-5 to undergo first testing

The last test of Agni missile with striking capacity of more than 3500 km range was carried out from the Wheeler Island in January 2015. The 17-metre long and 2-metre wide Agni-V has a launch weight of around 50 tonnes. Sources said the mission team has worked meticulously to achieve success with high accuracy as the weapon system is likely to be inducted in the armed forces after this test.

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No survivors found in Russian Federation gov't jet crash; terrorism 'totally excluded'

It disappeared from radars just two minutes after it took off at 5:25 am (0755 IST). He said: "It was an aircraft of the Ministry of Defence, in the airspace of the Russian Federation". Assad expressed his condolences to all the victims' families, adding that the countries are partners in the war against terrorism. The official choir of the Russian armed forces had been due to perform at a New Year's concert for servicemen at the Khmeimim miltary base in Syria.

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George Michael dies aged 53

Reports are saying the singer "passed away peacefully at home". The Thames Valley Police called Michael's death "unexplained but not suspicious". News of singer George Michael's death on December 25 cut through the Christmas Day cheer with an outpouring from fans, friends, and colleagues saddened by his sudden passing at age 53.

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France silent over Berlin Xmas market attacker's alleged trip through the country

Italian police officers secure traces after the suspect of the Berlin attack Anis Amri had been killed during a shoot-out with police forces in Milan, Italy , 23 December 2016. In Berlin , the office of Germany's federal prosecutor announced that the prosecutor was due to hold a news conference on the ongoing investigations into the truck attack.

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Berlin attack suspect shot dead by Italian police

On Monday a truck was ploughed into the Christmas market in Berlin , which left 12 people dead and 48 others injured. Police said he was killed after taking out a pistol and opening fire. According to Milan's police chief, Amri reportedly passed through France and arrived in Italy by train on Friday. Police initially apprehended the wrong suspect, a 23-year-old Pakistani.

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Army choir among 92 killed in Russian jet crash

Putin, speaking in televised remarks, announced there will be a day of mourning across Russian Federation tomorrow. More than 100 divers with special equipment will be deployed, and a group of medical and psychological professionals will be on hand to help relatives, he said.

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Pune: Software engineer from Behala stabbed and murdered in cold blood

Antara Das was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon at around 8 pm on Saturday when she was returning home from work near Tathwade area, a senior police official of Dehuroad Police Station said. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dehu Road division) Barkat Mujawar said, "We have formed teams to probe the case, who are working on various angles".

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Tunisia arrests three linked to Berlin market attacker

The nephew of suspected Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri has been arrested in Tunisia along with two other alleged extremists, local officials have said. The officer Amri shot was taken to the hospital where he is recovering. The killer, who did not have any documents on him and was not carrying a phone, was approached by officers in the Sesto San Giovanni suburb at 3am.

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Wham! legend seen in 'last pictures — George Michael dead

His family is asking for privacy at this hard time. "There will be no further comment at this stage", Michael's publicist said . GEORGE Michael's Wham co-star Andrew Ridgeley has paid tribute to the singer, calling George his 'beloved friend'.

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Christmas Day blizzard takes aim at the Dakotas, Montana

To the west, snow is also forecast for much of Idaho, Montana, Utah and northeast Colorado. Forecasters said anyone who "must travel" should have an extra flashlight, food and water. Rain is forecast for portions the middle MS valley, the Tennessee valley, central Appalachia for tonight and the rain will spread to the Great Lakes by Monday morning.

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United States abstaining from UNSC vote on Israel, important shift

On Friday, Palestinian officials hailed the Security Council's vote as a "big blow" to Israeli policy and a "historic day". Trump is staunchly pro-Israel and said the resolution should have been vetoed . But the USA abstained from the United Nations vote, allowing the measure to pass by a vote of 14 in favor in the 15-member council. Some congressional Republicans, including Sens.

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Netanyahu rejects 'shameful' United Nations vote on settlements

After the vote, Trump said in a tweet that things will be different once he assumes office on January 20. The Obama administration's decision to abstain and allow the U.N.'s most powerful body to approve a long-sought resolution calling Israeli settlements "a flagrant violation under worldwide law" was a sharp rebuke to a longstanding ally and a striking rupture with past USA vetoes .

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Egypt arrests Al Jazeera journalist

Qatar, where Al Jazeera television is located, has decried Morsi's ouster and still shelters many Brotherhood members, who fled a harsh crackdown launched by Egyptian authorities since 2013. Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste - along with seven colleagues outside the country - were accused of spreading "false news" during their coverage of demonstrations against a military overthrow of then-president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

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Israel Summons Ambassadors Of Countries That Voted In Favor Of UN Resolution

Israel also announced diplomatic retaliatory steps against Senegal and New Zealand, two of the four countries that pushed for a vote on the resolution. "This is of course in total contradiction to the traditional American policy of not trying to impose conditions of a final resolution". The Obama administration's decision to abstain and allow the U.N.'s most powerful body to approve a long-sought resolution calling Israeli settlements "a flagrant violation under worldwide law" was a sharp ...

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Track Santa with Google Home and Amazon's Alexa

While tracking Santa online is the most common method, there are several other options to stay up-to-date. "I'm 42 but I feel like I'm 12". According to NORAD , which was then the Continental Air Defense Command, the published number was actually the Commander-in-Chief's operations hotline.

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Two killed in police building collapse

Our correspondent received photos of the collapse and remains of victims from a colleague, Ohi Odiai. "Two bodies were found dead", the zonal coordinator of the South-West National Emergency Management Agency, Yakubu Suleiman, said. He said that the toilets and stairway of wing D of the building collapsed at about 4.00am. Tiamiyu also said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, had visited the barracks and ordered the evacuation of residents living in the affected ...

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PM Modi expresses grief over Russian military plane crash

The Russian defense ministry said that it had retrieved four bodies from the Black Sea but there were no survivors of the crash. The plane had departed at 5:40am local time (0240 GMT) from Adler, south of the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.

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'Let it be an arms race.' Is Trump serious about nuclear weapons?

Before the tweet that day he called for strengthening "the military potential of strategic nuclear forces", but experts told NBC News Putin expresses similar ideas almost every week. "What's going to happen is they will all come to their senses and we will all be just fine". "He is going to match other countries and take action".

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Roger Stone Petition Is Asking Trump to Prosecute Hillary Clinton

They were flooded with emails and telephone calls cajoling them to go rogue. I was not invited to the Plaza. And to what hurts me personally, he made fun of someone with dis/ability . For South Carolina, this is good news indeed. The same is true for blue voters in red states. At a campaign rally, he flailed his arms and mocked New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a chronic condition that limits the movement of his arms.

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Netanyahu Summons Ambassadors for Christmas Day Scolding Over UN Vote

Global law views the West Bank and East Jerusalem as "occupied territories" and considers all Jewish settlement-building activity on the land as illegal. According to a Trump transition official, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reportedly called the incoming president on Thursday to discuss issues in the Middle East.

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Narendra Modi says demonetisation short-term pain, hints at more reforms

The Prime Minister said, "The real thing will begin only after these dishonest people have deposited their black money with the banks". As the black money hoarders are being nabbed across the countr, he thanked everyone. Since the percentage of tax payer in the country is a dismal low, the government fails to successfully implement its policies and schemes due to lack of resources.


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