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Morning News Headlines (April 18, 2017)


Vistadome* Curfew relaxed for 12 hours from 6 am to 6 pm in Bhadrak today.

* Tamil Nadu Ministers meet amid talk of merger of rival AIADMK camps; Palanisamy may approach OPS.

* Vistadome, India’s first-ever train with glass roof, LED lights and rotable seats launched on Vizag-Araku route.

* One Army jawan died in an accidental firing from his rifle in Mendhar area of Poonch.

* Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti to hold a cabinet meeting at 2 PM in Jammu.

* President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari receives ceremonial reception at the President House.

* Govt has initiated steps to bring Electronic & Digital Media Journalists under Working Journalists Act.

* US National Security Adviser holds talks with Ajit Doval, discusses regional security.

* Reliance Jio starts disconnecting numbers that haven’t subscribed to Prime yet.

* 5.0 magnitude earthquake jolts various cities of Pakistan, including Islamabad & Lahore.

* President Donald Trump to seek changes in H-1B visa programme to encourage hiring Americans.

* IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 runs.