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Landslide in Arunachal, latest twist in Malegaon Blasts case, ISIS responds to Sri Sri, and Earth Day 2016

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 May 2016, 13:22 IST

From Arunachal Pradesh landslide to latest twist in the Malegaon blasts case, here are the top headlines of the day:

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh. 17 feared dead in Tawang district

In a tragic incident, 17 labourers are feared dead after a landslide struck Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district on 22 April, ANI reported. The deceased are reported to be migrant labourers who were working at the construction site of a five-star hotel. Read More

Malegaon blasts: Witnesses retract statements made against Lt Col Prasad Purohit

The latest development in the Malegaon blasts case has suggested that accused army Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Purohit was reportedly not involved in the 2008 bomb blast in Maharashtra. Read More

ISIS responds to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's peace message with photo of beheaded man

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on 21 April that his efforts to host peace talks with international terror group ISIS have ended after he initiated a dialogue and in response, received a photograph of a beheaded man. Read More

China miffed at India's decision to allow 'terrorist' Ughyur leader to meet the Dalai Lama

On 21 April, India granted permission to the members of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) to visit Tibetan leader Dalai Lama during the end of April and early May. The announcement has not gone down well with China, who have expressed their concerns over the fact that World Uyghur Congress (WUC) leader Dolkun Isas is a "terrorist" on Interpol's Red Corner, and it is the prerogative of all countries to bring him to justice. Read More

Earth Day 2016: These spectacular NASA images remind us why we must save our planet

It's Earth Day today and there's no better way to celebrate it and our planet than to gaze at some of the most magnificent images of Earth and live footage from National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Read More

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First published: 4 May 2016, 13:22 IST