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  • newNeighbor held for killing woman and injuring her husband and son in Delhi

    Neighbor held for killing woman and injuring her husband and son in Delhi

    New Delhi: A woman was killed while her son and husband suffered critical stab wounds in a fight allegedly involving their neighbour on Wednesday, a police officer said, adding the accused was arrested. Police said the incident occurred around 7.30 p.m when some locals informed the local police about a stabbing incident at DDA Colony …
    - 1 min ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:54pm -
  • newNigeria election hopeful vows reform of ‘mafia’ oil firm

    Nigeria election hopeful vows reform of ‘mafia’ oil firm

    Lagos:Nigerian presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday branded the state-run oil company a “mafia organisation” and pledged to privatise it if he is elected. Abubakar said he had tried to end the opaque administration of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) when he was vice-president under Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2007. The NNPC and …
    - 5 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:50pm -
  • newUS tells Taliban it must talk to Afghan government

    US tells Taliban it must talk to Afghan government

    Kabul: The US envoy in Afghanistan said Wednesday that a peaceful end to the 17-year conflict requires the Taliban to engage in direct talks with the Afghan government, which they have consistently refused. Zalmay Khalilzad spoke to reporters in Kabul on his latest visit to the war-torn country, where he is at the centre of …
    - 8 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:47pm -
  • newJaitley diagnosed with rare cancer

    Jaitley diagnosed with rare cancer

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who left for the US for medical treatment, has been diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer and may not be able to present this years Interim Budget on February 1, sources said. Jaitley had left for the US on Sunday for what was believed to be a medical …
    - 18 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:37pm -
  • new5-year-old beaten to death by stepfather over homework

    5-year-old beaten to death by stepfather over homework

    New Delhi: A 5-year-old boy died of injuries after being mercilessly beaten up and thrashed by his step-father over homework, here, in Kapashera, police said. DCP South West Devender Arya told ANI that the accused Narendra and the child’s mother Rani presented wrong facts to the police. His step-father reportedly told the doctors that the …
    - 24 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:31pm -
  • newCISF arrests Nigerian man for illegally residing in India on expired VISA

    CISF arrests Nigerian man for illegally residing in India on expired VISA

    New Delhi: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has apprehended a passenger from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport for allegedly residing in India illegally on an expired visa, an official statement said. The CISF surveillance and intelligence staff of IGI Airport selected a foreign passenger for thorough checking on profiling basis at the departure area …
    - 34 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:21pm -
  • newMinor boy carries mother’s body on bicycle after neighbours refuse help for cremation

    Minor boy carries mother’s body on bicycle after neighbours refuse help for cremation

    Jharsuguda (Odisha): In a shocking incident, a minor boy from Karpabahal village in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district carried his mother’s body on bicycle after neighbours refused to provide help for the cremation. 45-year-old widow, Janaki, died after collapsing near a tube well, where she had gone to fetch water. When her 17-year-old son asked the neighbours …
    - 39 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:16pm -
  • new‘We still have time to negotiate’, Merkel reacts over defeat of Brexit deal

    ‘We still have time to negotiate’, Merkel reacts over defeat of Brexit deal

    Berlin [Germany]: ‘We still have time to negotiate, but we would first like to see what the British prime minister proposes’, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the media on Wednesday, after Theresa May’s controversial Brexit deal plan was rejected by the MPs at the House of Commons yesterday. The Independent quoted the German Chancellor, who …
    - 49 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:06pm -
  • newSyria blast: US soldier, 7 civilians killed, ISIS claims responsibility

    Syria blast: US soldier, 7 civilians killed, ISIS claims responsibility

    Damascus [Syria]: The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb blast that killed a US military personnel and seven civilians. The bomb blast took place near a hotel in the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Wednesday. According to Sputnik, the Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb blast. …
    - 53 mins ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:02pm -
  • newMumtaz Khan takes oath as Pro-tem Speaker

    Mumtaz Khan takes oath as Pro-tem Speaker

    Hyderabad: Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh E.S.L. Narasimhan administered the oath to Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, MLA as Pro-tem Speaker of the Telangana Legislative Assembly at a function held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. Mumtaz Ahmad Khan will in turn administer oath to all the newly elected Members of the Telangana Legislative …
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 10:02pm -
  • newJadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar divested of duties for ‘virgin brides’ remark on Facebook

    Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar divested of duties for ‘virgin brides’ remark on Facebook

    Kolkata: Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar who wrote a controversial post on ‘virgin brides’ has been divested of his duties with immediate effect on Wednesday. Om Prakash Mishra, head of the International Relations department, has forwarded the recommendation to the Vice Chancellor of the university. As per reports, the professor had compared a woman’s virginity …
    - 2 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 9:30pm -
  • newMehbooba terms local militants sons of soil; calls for dialogue

    Mehbooba terms local militants sons of soil; calls for dialogue

    Srinagar: Calling for an end to gun culture, Mehbooba Mufti termed the local militants as “sons of the soil”. With this, she has once again given rise to speculations of her being a soft-separatist. Speaking to media in Anantnag district, she pushed for a dialogue between the Centre and militant leadership. News 18 has quoted …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 9:12pm -
  • newGovt should help 15 Indians stranded in Iraq, says father of a victim

    Govt should help 15 Indians stranded in Iraq, says father of a victim

    Nizamabad: The government should help the 15 Indians who are stranded in Iraq and bring them back to India, said Rajanna, father of Krishna, one of the victims who has been stranded in Iraq after being duped by an agent on the pretext of employment. “They went to Iraq to work and they are now …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:53pm -
  • newRohingya exodus from India to Bangladesh hits 1,300: official

    Rohingya exodus from India to Bangladesh hits 1,300: official

    Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: At least 1,300 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from India since the start of the year, an official said Wednesday, as fears of deportation to Myanmar spark an exodus. New Delhi has faced sharp criticism for turning members of the persecuted minority over to Myanmar in recent weeks, despite the army …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:50pm -
  • newRahul, Left not to attend Mamata Banerjee’s mega rally

    Rahul, Left not to attend Mamata Banerjee’s mega rally

    Kolkata: The Kolkata rally of Trinamool Congress (TMC) on January 19, planned to showcase pan-India unity among anti-BJP parties, will be given a miss by Congress President Rahul Gandhi as well as Left parties. The Congress will be represented by Leader of the party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, sources in the party said. Trinamool …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:48pm -
  • newMuslim scholars, doctors endorse Measles Rubella (MR) Vaccination

    Muslim scholars, doctors endorse Measles Rubella (MR) Vaccination

    New Delhi: Much excitement is witnessed among minorities regarding ambitious nationwide measles-rubella vaccination drive. Muslim scholars and intellectuals have urged Muslims not to believe rumours about the vaccination and said taking care of one’s health is obligatory. Noted cleric Dr Mufti Mukarram Ahmed said the vaccination is for good health hence everyone should go for …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:45pm -
  • newParliament to meet from January 31, interim budget on Feb 1

    Parliament to meet from January 31, interim budget on Feb 1

    New Delhi: Parliament will meet from January 31 to February 13 for the Budget session with interim budget to be presented on February 1, it was officially announced on Wednesday. The session will begin with address by President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. It will be the …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:43pm -
  • newNo talks with Pakistan for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Sushma Swaraj

    No talks with Pakistan for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Sushma Swaraj

    Lucknow: Citing terror and border firing, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday ruled out possibility of inviting people from Pakistan for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2019 due in Varanasi between January 21 and 23. Responding to a question, the Minister said: “Right now, there is no talk going on between India and Pakistan. …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:38pm -
  • newSyria blast: US soldier, 7 civilians killed, ISIS claims responsibility

    Syria blast: US soldier, 7 civilians killed, ISIS claims responsibility

    Damascus: The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb blast that killed a US military personnel and seven civilians. The bomb blast took place near a hotel in the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Wednesday. According to Sputnik, the Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb blast. The …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:34pm -
  • newThree TRS MLCs disqualified from Telangana Legislative Council

    Three TRS MLCs disqualified from Telangana Legislative Council

    Hyderabad : The Telangana Legislative Council on Wednesday notified that three MLCs, who belong to TRS party, were disqualified from the Legislative Council. The three MLCs, who switched loyalty to the Congress party in recent elections to the Telangana Assembly, have been disqualified with immediate effect, under Para 2 (1) (a) and Sub-Para 3 of …
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:29pm -
  • newTwo HC judges elevated to Supreme Court amidst controversy

    Two HC judges elevated to Supreme Court amidst controversy

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday elevated Karnataka High Court Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna of the Delhi High Court to the Supreme Court even as a controversy raged over their recommendation by the apex court’s collegium. The government issued the notification disclosing the appointments by President Ram Nath Kovind on a day …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:24pm -
  • newUS govt shutdown enters day 26, workers continue sans pay

    US govt shutdown enters day 26, workers continue sans pay

    Washington: As the longest-ever partial US government shutdown enters its 26th day, US Representatives are sharing stories of affected workers from government agencies who are going without pay due to the shutdown. “Ralph is an 11-year @USArmy vet who has spent 5 years keeping us safe at @MCO. Now, because of the #TrumpShutdown, he’s working …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:19pm -
  • newHong Kong stocks open lower

    Hong Kong stocks open lower

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks eased soon after opening on Wednesday morning following a more than two percent rally the day before. The Hang Seng Index eased 0.47 percent, or 127.36 points, to 26,702.93. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.05 percent, or 1.27 points, to 2,569.07, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:14pm -
  • newKCR will pay homage to martyrs at Gun park before taking oath as MLA

    KCR will pay homage to martyrs at Gun park before taking oath as MLA

    Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao will pay tributes to martyrs at Gun Park at 11am before taking oath as MLA in the Assembly on Thursday. The TRS MLAs-elect will also join the Chief Minister in paying tributes to martyrs. Later, the Chief Minister will participate in the Assembly proceedings from 11.05 am. On Thursday …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:12pm -
  • newMarkets open on high note

    Markets open on high note

    Mumbai: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade. The Sensex of the BSE opened at 36,370.74 and touched a high of 36,428.76 and a low of 36,370.74. The Sensex is trading at 36,364.13 up by 45.80 points or 0.13 per cent from its …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:08pm -
  • newGlobal cues subdue equity indices, rupee continues to slide

    Global cues subdue equity indices, rupee continues to slide

    Mumbai: Broadly negative global cues, especially owing to the political uncertainty in the UK on Brexit, along with a sustained weakness in the Indian currency, subdued the Indian equity market on Wednesday with both major indices — Sensex and Nifty50 — ending flat. Globally, investors reacted with caution after the British government lost the Brexit …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 8:04pm -
  • newFarhan to play boxer in Rakeysh Mehra’s ‘Toofan’

    Farhan to play boxer in Rakeysh Mehra’s ‘Toofan’

    Mumbai: Actor Farhan Akhtar has joined hands with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra after six years for the upcoming film “Toofan” and will be seen playing a boxer. Mehra and Farhan last collaborated together for “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, a biopic on the legendary athlete Milkha Singh. A “thrilled” Farhan on Wednesday tweeted that the upcoming film …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:59pm -
  • newChina defends Canadian’s death sentence

    China defends Canadian’s death sentence

    Beijing: China on Wednesday defended a court ruling to impose death penalty against a Canadian who has been convicted of smuggling drugs. The strong defence by the Chinese Foreign Ministry came in the wake of criticism from the UN and some countries on the imposition of the death sentence on Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, 36, for …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:54pm -
  • newCBI registers FIRs against two more shelter homes in Bihar

    CBI registers FIRs against two more shelter homes in Bihar

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two cases in connection with alleged abuse of children in two shelter homes in Bihar’s Bhagalpur and Gaya disricts, an official said on Wednesday. He said that the CBI registered separate cases against Bhagalpur-based Boys’ Children Home run by Rupam Pragati Samaj Samiti and House …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:49pm -
  • newWorth of a person depends on whom he is associated with

    Worth of a person depends on whom he is associated with

    Explaining the meaning of ‘association’ Maulana Rumi said:… “A raindrop falls from the sky: if it is caught by clean hands, is pure enough for drinking. If it falls in the gutter, its value drops so much that it can’t be used even for washing your feet. If it falls on a hot surface, it …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:45pm -
  • newCanada requests clemency for citizen sentenced to death in China

    Canada requests clemency for citizen sentenced to death in China

    Ottawa: Canada has officially asked China to spare its citizen, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg’s life after he was handed a death penalty in a drug trafficking case. “We have already spoken with China’s ambassador to Canada and requested clemency,” Sputnik quoted Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland as saying on Tuesday. She further sounded all Canadians bound …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:44pm -
  • newThailand takes to cloud seeding to combat pollution

    Thailand takes to cloud seeding to combat pollution

    Bangkok: Thailand used two planes on Tuesday for cloud seeding to combat the toxic pollution in its capital, Bangkok and other neighbouring areas. The Thai government has taken the step in the wake of severe air pollution, with PM2.5 pollutant levels touching 70 to 100 micrograms per cubic metre, which is well above the limit …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:39pm -
  • new‘Laurel and Hardy’ to be soon revived as comic book

    ‘Laurel and Hardy’ to be soon revived as comic book

    Washington: American Mythology Comics on Tuesday announced that they will be launching a new Laurel and Hardy series later in the year featuring both new and classic material based on the beloved characters. The new series will be written by S.A. Check and Jordan Gershowitz, wrote The Hollywood Reporter, adding that it will be produced …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:34pm -
  • newTheresa May to face no-confidence motion following defeat over Brexit deal

    Theresa May to face no-confidence motion following defeat over Brexit deal

    London: Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday (local time) tabled a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Theresa May after she suffered a humiliating defeat as her controversial Brexit deal plan was voted down by the MPs at the House of Commons by a resounding majority of 230. Before going for voting over the …
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:29pm -
  • newRam Rahim, 3 others to be sentenced via video-conferencing

    Ram Rahim, 3 others to be sentenced via video-conferencing

    Chandigarh: A special CBI court on Wednesday allowed authorities in Haryana to produce convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others before it through video-conferencing for their sentencing in the murder case of a journalist. The quantum of punishment to Ram Rahim and the three others, who were convicted by …
    - 5 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:24pm -
  • newI am available for Hurriyat but not for political discussions: J and K Governor

    I am available for Hurriyat but not for political discussions: J and K Governor

    Jammu: In an outreach to the Hurriyat, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said he was available for the separatist grouping if it wanted to flag any “injustice” meted out to common people but ruled out any political discussions, saying it is the mandate of the Central government. “Hurriyat should not consider …
    - 5 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:20pm -
  • newSnow halts flights at Srinagar airport

    Snow halts flights at Srinagar airport

    Srinagar: Flight operations at the Srinagar international airport were halted on Wednesday following poor visibility and continued snowfall in the valley, an airport official said. “We will take a call on resumption of flights after the weather improves,” he said, adding that the runway was covered in snow. Moderate snowfall started in the morning. The …
    - 5 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:15pm -
  • newAmit Shah to hold five rallies in Bengal this month, Modi may arrive in February: State BJP Chief

    Amit Shah to hold five rallies in Bengal this month, Modi may arrive in February: State BJP Chief

    Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah will hold five public rallies in three days in West Bengal starting on January 20, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s mega-opposition rally in Kolkata, party’s state President Dilip Ghosh said here on Wednesday. Ghosh said the party also has plans to organise a mega public rally by Prime …
    - 5 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:10pm -
  • newUser data now locally hosted in India: Truecaller

    User data now locally hosted in India: Truecaller

    New Delhi: Aiming to provide secure services to the users, Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Wednesday said all its Indian user data is now hosted in the country. India has over 60 per cent of Truecaller’s global user base of more than 100 million daily active users. “This is one of the many steps …
    - 5 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:05pm -
  • newAfter threatening Turkey, Trump takes U turn

    After threatening Turkey, Trump takes U turn

    Washington: Just 24 hours after threatening Turkey with “economic destruction”, US President Donald Trump said he wanted to expand economic cooperation with Ankara. Donald Trump’s threat came on Sunday, while on Monday evening Trump after a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tweeted, you have also spoken about the economic development of both …
    - 5 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 7:01pm -