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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 08, 2018, 09:18 AM(IST)

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Duststorm in Delhi overnight, flights delayed IMD predicts rain & thunder showers in North India

Delhi was hit by a powerful thunderstorm with wind speeds of 50-70 kmph on Monday night with the Meteorological department predicting rain in Delhi and adjoining areas in NCR.

After US & Guatemala, Paraguay to open embassy in Jersualem

After Guatemala decided to open its embassy in Jerusalem, Paraguay said it would also open its embassy in the holy city just days ahead of the opening of the US embassy in the region.

Pak Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was an 'easy target', says, primary suspect after assassination attempt

The primary suspect, Abid Hussain, who was responsible for the assassination bid at Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, reportedly said that Iqbal was an "easy target" and "belonged to his area," reports said. 

What could be Trump's possible options on Iran nuclear deal?

US President Donald Trump will decide the future of the Iran nuclear deal today. Signed in the year 2015, between Iran and P5+1 countries (China, Russia, France, United States, Germany and the UK) in Vienna, the accord called for Iran to accept restraints on its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of UN, European and US nuclear-related economic sanctions. 

My mother prayed five times a day but never on streets: Taslima Nasreen

Bangladesh-born Taslima Nasreen, 55, who fled her country after a fundamentalist backlash over her book Lajja in the 90s, backed Haryana chief minister's move to not to allow namaz in public places. 

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