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Top news of the day: Manohar Parrikar cremated with full state honours, one dead in Utrecht tram shooting, and more

People pay their last respects as Manohar Parrikar's mortal remains arrive at Kala Acadamy,Panaji, Goa, March 18, 2019   | Photo Credit: Atish Pomburfekar

Manohar Parrikar cremated with full state honours

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was cremated with full state honours on March 18 evening. The four-time Chief Minister and former Defence Minister died aged 63 at his private residence on Sunday after fighting pancreatic cancer for over a year.

Utrecht tram shooting: One dead in possible terror attack

A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding several in what officials said was a possible terrorist incident. Police said the attacker was still on the run after the incident. Utrecht, the Netherlands' fourth largest city, is known for its large student population.

Anil Ambani’s RCom pays ₹4.62 billion to Ericsson

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has received ₹4.62 billion from Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom), a spokeswoman for Ericsson said on Monday.

On getting caught, Modi turned whole country into chowkidars, says Rahul Gandhi

Pointing to 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' [I am also watchman] campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi unleashed a bitter attack against by repeatedly stating that Mr. Modi had launched the campaign after his “theft” was caught.  He also alleged that the Prime Minister acted as watchman of the big businessmen and not of the poor countrymen.

Appointment of Lokpal an election gimmick: Kharge

M. Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, has termed the appointment of first Lokpal an election gimmick. He asked why the Centre had kept quiet on the issue for the last five years and suddenly made the appointment ahead of the Lok Sabha election.

Soldier killed, two others injured in cross-border firing in Rajouri district

An Army jawan was killed and two soldiers were injured in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning.

13,000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested since 2014, says China

China has said it has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists in the traditionally Islamic region of Xinjiang since 2014 and broken up hundreds of “terrorist gangs.”

AIADMK, DMK to face off in eight seats

The ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition DMK will be locked in a straight contest in eight Lok Sabha seats — Chennai South, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, Mayiladuthurai, Salem, Nilgiris (SC) and Pollachi.


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