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Omar stays away from Modi's Raj Bhavan engagements

Srinagar , Oct 23

After receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Thursday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chose to stay away from Modi's engagements at the Raj Bhawan.

Venkaiah Naidu to adopt cyclone-hit village

Visakhapatnam , Oct 23

Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh.

Modi condemns terror attack in Canada

New Delhi , Oct 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condemned the terror attack on the Canadian parliament and pledged to strengthen cooperation with Ottawa to combat terrorism.

Eight killed in Pakistan attack

Islamabad , Oct 23

At least eight people were killed and six injured Thursday when unknown gunmen opened fire at a passenger bus in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Russian molested on beach - and by doctor

Panaji , Oct 23

Molested on a Goa beach last week, a Russian woman has now told Russian consular officials here that she was molested against by a male doctor at a government hospital where she was sent for medical examination after the first assault.

Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life

Haridwar , Oct 23

The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river's aquatic life.

Vizag Steel Plant donates Rs.5 crore for cyclone relief

Visakhapatnam , Oct 23

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) Thursday donated Rs.5 crore for relief works in cyclone-hit areas of north coastal Andhra.

Mayor, wife behind attack on Mexican students

Mexico City , Oct 23

The mayor of the southern Mexican city of Iguala and his wife were behind the Sep 26 attacks on teachers that left six people dead and 43 students missing, the Attorney General's office said.

Two killed in US hospital shooting

Houston , Oct 23

Two hospital workers were killed in an apparent murder-suicide at a hospital in the American city Houston.

Eight detained in Hong Kong

Hong Kong , Oct 23

Eight people were detained Thursday in Hong Kong's Mong Kok area which has been occupied by protesters for over 20 days.