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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 25, 2018, 09:05 AM(IST)

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Asaram verdict today: Security heightened in 3 states, entry of media banned

The Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court will pronounce its verdict today in a rape case against Asaram Bapu, a self-styled godman. 

The judgement in the case will be pronounced inside the Jodhpur Central Jail. 


CBSE to hold Class 12 economics paper retest today

The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct a re-test of its Class 12 economics paper today, nearly a month after it was leaked triggering widespread outrage and confusion among students across India. 


Will pay a price like few countries have: Trump threatens Iran with retaliation if it restarts nuclear programme

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday to seek stronger measures to contain Iran but Trump refrained from committing to staying in a 2015 nuclear deal and threatened Tehran with retaliation if it restarted its nuclear programme.


Anger against women reason for Toronto van attack? 

The man accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people in Canada's deadliest mass killing in decades, left a "cryptic message" on social media before his attack, police said on Tuesday.


Champions League: Super Salah shines again as Liverpool defeat AS Roma in semi-final first leg

Liverpool blew Roma's defence to pieces as the Reds beat the visitors 5-2 in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday at Anfield.

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