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IS claims responsibility for Manchester bombing, warns of more attacks

IS claims responsibility for Manchester bombing, warns of more attacks

Manchester, May 23 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, saying a "soldier of the Caliphate" carried out the blast that tore through a crowd of fans at an Ariana Grande pop concert, killing 22 persons, a US terror-tracking organisation said on Tuesday.



IAF Sukhoi jet goes missing near Indo-China border

IAF Sukhoi jet goes missing near Indo-China border

Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing from near the Indo-China border in Assam on Tuesday morning.

22 killed as suicide bomber strikes pop gig in Manchester

22 killed as suicide bomber strikes pop gig in Manchester

Manchester, May 23 (IANS) At least 22 persons, including children, were killed when a suicide bomb blast tore through a crowd of fans leaving an Ariana Grande pop concert in the Manchester Arena, shocking the country and underlining the continued threat to European security. A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack, police said on Tuesday.

Coal ex-Secretary gets two-year jail; gets bail

Coal ex-Secretary gets two-year jail; gets bail

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A Special CBI Court here on Monday sentenced former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta, convicted along with others in a Madhya Pradesh coal block allocation case, to two-year imprisonment.

Jaitley files fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 cr against Kejriwal

Jaitley files fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 cr against Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a second civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore in the Delhi High Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the word "crook" used by his lawyer.

18 arrested, 2 police officials suspended over Jharkhand lynching

18 arrested, 2 police officials suspended over Jharkhand lynching

Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) Eighteen persons have been arrested and the officers in charge of two police stations suspended in Jharkhand in connection with the lynching of seven persons on May 18 on suspicion of being child lifters.

Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, 3 soldiers among 7 killed

Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, 3 soldiers among 7 killed

Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) After battling infiltrators for over 36 hours, the army on Sunday killed four militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said, adding that three soldiers were also killed.

Kashmir problem centered around just three valley districts: Amit Shah

Kashmir problem centered around just three valley districts: Amit Shah

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said the problem in Jammu and Kashmir was not widespread but centered around just "three and a half districts", and the central government was formulating a "course of action" to resolve the situation.

Jamshedpur remains tense after violence over lynching

Jamshedpur remains tense after violence over lynching

Ranchi/Jamshedpur, May 21 (IANS) The situation in Jamshedpur was tense but under control on Sunday, a day after it saw large-scale protests over the lynching of seven persons, including four Muslims, suspected of being child-lifters.

Election Commission seeks to dispel doubts on EVMs

Election Commission seeks to dispel doubts on EVMs

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Yet again seeking to demonstrate that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) are not tamperable, the Election Commission on Saturday dismissed the possibility of manipulating the functioning of the machines either during manufacturing, polling and transportation stages or when they are stored.

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