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No more US troops abroad to fight IS: Obama

Washington , July 7

US President Barack Obama said that local forces should be the main forces to fight the extremist group the Islamic State (IS) and currently there was no plan for his administration to send more troops abroad.

Absconding postal agent in CBI net after 10 years

New Delhi , July 6

An agent of post office saving schemes, wanted in a 10-year-old case of issuing forged Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) certificates of Rs.2.63 crore, was arrested by CBI officials from Badrinath where he was living as a seer on Monday, agency officials said.

Molestation accused Meghalaya policeman kills self

Shillong , July 6

A Meghalaya Police officer, who was placed under suspension for allegedly molesting a woman, committed suicide at his house on Monday, police said.

Darjeeling landslides: Toll reaches 35, rescue operations continue

Siliguri/Kolkata , July 6

With the recovery of one more body on Monday, the landslide toll in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills climbed to 35, with at least eight more people missing, an official said.

I ordered probe into Vyapam scam: Chouhan

New Delhi , July 6

Amid a chorus for his resignation over the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said it was he who had ordered a probe into the case when it was first unearthed in 2013.

IS abducts 111 Iraqi kids to be trained as terrorists

Baghdad , July 7

Islamic State terrorists have abducted 111 school children from various districts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul to use them in terrorist moves, a media report said on Tuesday.

30 dead in Nigeria road accident

Abuja , July 6

At least 30 people were killed on Monday when a bus collided head-on with a truck on a highway in Nigeria's Kogi state, witnesses and rescuers said.

Six states to discuss conservation of Western Ghats, livelihood

New Delhi , July 6

Environment and forest ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will meet here on Tuesday to discuss conservation of biodiversity of the Western Ghats and ways to provide adequate livelihood security to the local residents.

Journalist J. Dey murder: Summons to witnesses for recording evidence

Mumbai , July 6

A month after charges were framed against 10 witnesses in the journalist J. Dey murder case, a special court here on Monday issued summons to them for recording of evidence.

Coal case: Court rejects plea of accused to travel abroad

New Delhi , July 6

A Special CBI court on Monday denied permission to an accused, 81-year-old Radha Krishna Saraf, in a coal block allocation case to travel abroad.