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Salman Khan gets bail in blackbuck poaching case

Published On: April 7, 2018 03:42 PM NPT By: Agencies

RAJASTHAN, April 7: Bollywood actor Salman Khan was granted bail by a Jodhpur sessions court on Saturday, two days after he was convicted in a 20-year-old case of poaching blackbucks.

Henry and Baloo: Dog and cat travel companions gain cult following

Published On: April 7, 2018 12:09 PM NPT By: Agencies

Best friends Henry and Baloo have a lot in common - they have both been rescued and now enjoy long walks in the great outdoors. What makes them special to their many fans is that they are a dog and cat travelling duo.

Trump to host UAE Crown Prince, calls for Gulf unity

Published On: April 7, 2018 11:08 AM NPT By: Agencies

Meeting announced after President scheduled to meet with leaders from Qatar in a bid to resolve Gulf crisis

PM Modi ready to revise 1950 India-Nepal peace treaty

Published On: April 7, 2018 09:44 AM NPT By: Agencies

April 7: New Delhi has had a difficult relationship with Oli in the last few years, and the blockade episode in 2016 had strained the ties. But with Oli winning the elections again with a strong mandate, the Indian side has moved to stabilise the relationship.

India's Ministry of Defense website hacked

Published On: April 6, 2018 05:45 PM NPT By: Agencies

New Delhi, April 6: The website of Ministry of Defense of India appeared to have been hacked on Friday, officials said.

South Korean Ex-president Park gets 24 years in prison on corruption charges

Published On: April 6, 2018 12:54 PM NPT By: Agencies

TOKYO April 6:  Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached last year amid a sensational corruption scandal, was found guilty Friday of charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power.  She was sentenced to 24 years in prison, tantamount to a life sentence for the 66-year-old.

What Nepal needs is India's friendship and support for growth: Nepal PM Oli

Published On: April 6, 2018 10:02 AM NPT By: Agencies

In an exclusive interview to The Hindu, Mr. Oli says the bitterness of past relations have been put behind them, and India and Nepal must work towards a new, more equal relationship.

If China builds your dams, India won’t buy energy: PM Narendra Modi to tell KP Oli

Published On: April 6, 2018 09:33 AM NPT By: Agencies

One particular dam project, the $2.5-billion Budhi Gandaki project, on a river by the same name in central-western Nepal, is increasingly becoming the centrepiece of this tug-of-war between Delhi and Beijing.

Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail, fined IRs 10K

Published On: April 5, 2018 02:46 PM NPT By: Agencies

New Delhi, April 5: Actor Salman Khan was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail and fined IRs 10, 000 after a Jodhpur court convicted him for the killing of two blackbucks in the two-decade-old poaching case.

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan convicted, other accused let off

Published On: April 5, 2018 01:56 PM NPT By: Agencies

NEW DELHI, April 5: A Jodhpur trial court today convicted Salman Khan, while acquitting other accused in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

Give me another chance: Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Published On: April 5, 2018 09:25 AM NPT By: Agencies

April 5: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today sought another chance for himself to lead the social media giant despite acknowledging mistakes that his company made in sharing its users' information with a third-party.

YouTube blogger kills herself and shoots three others

Published On: April 4, 2018 03:52 PM NPT By: Agencies

San Francisco, April 4: A furious blogger has taken her anger towards YouTube to a deadly level, and go on a shooting rampage at its Headquarter offices in San Bruno, near San Francisco.

Cristiano Ronaldo Lifts Real Madrid Over Juventus

Published On: April 4, 2018 09:16 AM NPT By: Agencies

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick for his second goal of the night to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Juventus, 3-0, in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday in Turin, Italy.

Baby with a ‘football’-sized head awaits life-changing surgery

Published On: April 3, 2018 05:40 PM NPT By: Agencies

ISLAMABAD, April 3: A baby boy who suffers from a condition that has caused his head to grow to almost the size of a football is awaiting life-changing surgery.

Dhoni receives prestigious India award

Published On: April 3, 2018 01:19 PM NPT By: Agencies

April 3: Former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has been given the country's third-highest civilian honour.

Study finds India at risk of food shortage due to climate change

Published On: April 3, 2018 11:13 AM NPT By: Agencies

LONDON, April 3: India is among the countries which are at the greatest risk of food insecurity due to weather extremes caused by climate change, a global study suggests.

Cricketers' union wants Smith, Warner 'disproportionate' bans reduced

Published On: April 3, 2018 10:25 AM NPT By: Agencies

SYDNEY, April 3: Bans handed to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft should be reduced, the Australian cricketers' union said today, arguing the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

Published On: April 3, 2018 08:11 AM NPT By: Agencies

JOHANNESBURG, April 3: South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away. She was 81.

How to have breakfast 18,000 ft Up Mount Everest

Published On: April 2, 2018 02:30 PM NPT By: Agencies

In December, chefs from Noma and London’s Ledbury built the world’s highest-altitude pop-up restaurant at Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal.

Dogs see the world very differently from human beings — here's how it works

Published On: April 2, 2018 02:21 PM NPT By: Agencies

As humans, how we perceive the world is how we define our own reality. And for the vast majority of humans, perception is handled through sight.