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Indian state on alert after man murdered over controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad

The murder of a man in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan has sparked religious tensions in the area. The victim, a Hindu tailor named Kanhaiya Lal, was killed in Udaipur district on Tuesday by two Muslim men, who filmed the act and posted it online. They claimed the act was in retaliation for the […]

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Two Indians caught smuggling 109 live animals in their luggage in Bangkok to Chennai flight

Two women were arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and accused of smuggling after 109 live animals were found in their luggage, Thai officials say. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said on Monday the wild animals were discovered in two suitcases following an x-ray inspection. Wildlife officials called to the scene discovered […]

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Indian police arrest vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government

Police in India have arrested the co-founder of a fact-checking website who has been a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. Mohammed Zubair of AltNews has been accused of insulting Hindu religious beliefs on Twitter, a network of media organisations said. Opposition leaders and journalists have condemned the arrest. They said it was […]

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Virtual assistant Alexa’s new feature can read aloud in dead loved one’s voice

Amazon unveiled a new feature in the works for its virtual assistant Alexa that can read aloud in a deceased loved one’s voice based on a short recording of the person. “While AI can’t eliminate that pain of loss, it can definitely make their memories last,” said Rohit Prasad, senior vice president and head scientist […]

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Several states in India witness protests over delaying action against ‘fringe elements’

Several states in India on Friday witnessed massive protests over the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad by two now-suspended ruling party spokespersons. The protests turned violent in some areas. Several people were injured including policemen. Security forces fired tear gas and resorted to live firing in the air at some places. The ruling-BJP on June […]

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Husband divorces wife for serving him instant noodles every day for breakfast

A judge in India said a man divorced his wife for cooking him instant noodles every day. ML Raghunath, a principal district- and sessions-court judge, recounted the case on May 27 at a press conference at a court in Mysuru, a city in the southwestern region of India. Raghunath said he was a district judge […]

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Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet under investigation after severe turbulence injures passengers

Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet is under government scrutiny following an incident in which a plane’s autopilot malfunctioned, causing severe turbulence and multiple onboard injuries. The country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is looking into what happened on SpiceJet flight 945, which was traveling from Mumbai to Durgapur, West Bengal, on May 1. Reports say […]

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Indian man allegedly kills his flatmate over unwashed dishes

A 21-year-old man was remanded to police custody by a local court for allegedly killing a flatmate over the issue of washing utensils late. The deceased was identified as Amar Basant Mahopatra, 28, a native of Dhenkanal district of Odisha while the arrested man was identified as Anilkumar Saratkumar Das, 21, a native of Cuttack […]

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Indian bride marries another man after groom fails to reach on time

A bride in Buldhana district of Maharashtra got married to a relative instead of the groom because the drunk groom did not reach the wedding venue on time. The wedding was scheduled to take place on April 22 in Malkapur Pangra village in the Buldhana district. All the preparations were done and the auspicious time […]

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Indian university distributes answer key instead of question papers to students in exam hall

A university in the Indian state of Kerala made a major blunder by providing its students with the answer key instead of the question paper. Seeing this as an opportunity, no student reported the matter and continued to finish the exam and left the exam hall, reports say. The serious lapse was discovered too late […]

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Indian state-owned oil producer hit by major cyberattack, hackers demand 196 Bitcoin

Government run Oil India has been hit by a major cyberattack that has compromised some of the servers of the company. The ransomware attack has hit the company’s headquarters in Assam. According to reports the hackers have demanded 196 bitcoins as ransom. According to a statement from the company’s spokesperson Tridiv Hazarika, while the breach […]

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Pakistan demands joint investigation to ‘establish facts around accidental firing of missile’ from India

Pakistan says it has taken note of India’s statement on the “accidental firing” of a missile into its territory, demanding a joint investigation to “accurately establish the facts surrounding the incident”. “The grave nature of the incident raises several fundamental questions regarding security protocols and technical safeguards against accidental or unauthorised launch of missiles in […]