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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 12, 2019, 06.56 PM(IST)

File photo: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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India probing if Google used its Android operating system to block rivals: Sources

India's antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Inc's unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Delhi hotel fire: People jumped to save themselves, but fell to their deaths

People jumped from the top floors of the Hotel Arpit Palace in Delhi's Karol Bagh after it caught fire early Tuesday morning, but to their deaths. 

Akhilesh Yadav stopped at Lucknow airport, alleges govt preventing him from visiting Allahabad

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday claimed he was stopped at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in a bid to prevent him from visiting Allahabad to attend an oath-taking ceremony at Allahabad University.

SC allows ex-CBI chief M Nageswara Rao to leave court after day-long detention

The Supreme Court has finally allowed former interim CBI director M Nageswara Rao to leave the court after his day-long detention.

US says it did not tell banks to stop working with Palestinians

The United States has denied accusations it is pressuring banks to stop dealing with the Palestinian government, whose relations with Washington have been plummeting.