1 held for ‘selling’ K’taka woman in Saudi Arabia: Police

The city police has arrested a man from Kulashekar for allegedly cheating a woman on the pretext of getting her a nurse’s job in Doha, Qatar and “selling her as a slave” in Saudi Arabia, it said today. James D’Mello (35) was arrested yesterday, the police said, adding that he was instrumental behind sending Jacintha […]

1 held for ‘selling’ K’taka woman in Saudi Arabia: Police

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Usain Bolt’s phenomenal career ends in disaster, fans said ‘thank you for everything’

Legendary Usain Bolt’s glittering career swansong came crashing to an end when he pulled up injured on the anchor leg of the world 4x100m relay won by Britain on Saturday. Bolt received the baton with Jamaica in third, but halfway down the finishing straight the towering sprinter pulled up clutching his left thigh, eventually doing […]

Usain Bolt’s phenomenal career ends in disaster, fans said ‘thank you for everything’

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Car ramming and helicopter crash leave 3 dead in far-right rally in US

Police in the US state of Virginia say that at least three people died and 19 others were injured after violent clashes erupted between white supremacists and counter demonstrators in a rally. One person died after a car rammed into a group of people protesting at the rally on Saturday while two others died following a […]

Car ramming and helicopter crash leave 3 dead in far-right rally in US

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British federal bank to go ahead with use of beef fat in new notes despite opposition from Hindu groups

The federal bank of England has made it clear that it will continue to use its new polymer notes that contain traces of tallow made from beef fat despite objections from vegetarian and religious groups, including Hindus, in the country. The central bank had launched a public consultation on the material following protests, including by […]

British federal bank to go ahead with use of beef fat in new notes despite opposition from Hindu groups

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Donald Trump ramps up threats to N Korea, says ‘fire and fury’ wasn’t tough enough

US President Donald Trump has issued fresh warnings to North Korea, saying things will happen to the country like it “never thought possible” if Pyongyang thinks about attacking America or any of its allies Referring to his Tuesday’s statement that North Korean threat to the US will be met with “fire and fury”, he said […]

Donald Trump ramps up threats to N Korea, says ‘fire and fury’ wasn’t tough enough

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Egypt train collision kills 44, injures nearly 180

At least 41 people were killed and nearly 180 others injured today after two trains collided near Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, officials said. The collision occurred when a train from the Egyptian capital Cairo collided with another train coming from Port Said in Khorshid area, Health ministry officials said. The transport ministry said that […]

Egypt train collision kills 44, injures nearly 180

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Indian-origin man indicted over bribery conspiracy

A 39-year old Indian-origin man has been indicted in the US on charges of soliciting and accepting bribes while performing his official duties as a state government employee. Anuj Sud of Maryland was indicted on charges related to the bribery conspiracy, Acting US Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen Schenning said. Sud was a […]

Indian-origin man indicted over bribery conspiracy

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When sex clip was played on BBC computer as anchor read news live

BBC has hit media headlines once again for wrong reasons after a short clip of one of its employees was found to be watching ‘inappropriate’ video in the background as the newsreader presented live bulletin. The incident took place on Tuesday night when a BBC viewer recorded a short clip of an employee watching a porn […]

When sex clip was played on BBC computer as anchor read news live

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Dalai Lama invokes Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai slogan, says Doklam

The India-China standoff at Doklam is “not a very serious” issue, the Dalai Lama today said stressing that the two countries have to live side by side. The Tibetan spiritual leader said there are periods when the two neighbours use “harsh words”, but the spirit of “Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai” is the only way forward. […]

Dalai Lama invokes Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai slogan, says Doklam

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Nawaz Sharif kicks off roadshow to Lahore in show of strength

Pakistan’s ousted premier Nawaz Sharif today embarked on a journey to Lahore from Islamabad via the famous Grand Trunk Road to show his popularity among the people despite security concerns following a bomb blast in the Punjab province’s capital. He held a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, cabinet ministers and senior party leaders […]

Nawaz Sharif kicks off roadshow to Lahore in show of strength

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Sichuan earthquake: Death toll in Sichuan quake mounts to 13

Atleast 13 people were killed and 164 other injured after a 7-magnitude earthquake jolted a remote but popular tourist destination in Chinas southwest last night, the state media reported today. The quake has left nine people dead and 164 others injured. Five among the dead were visitors to the popular tourist destination of Jiuzhaigou national park, […]

Sichuan earthquake: Death toll in Sichuan quake mounts to 13

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Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party in Pakistan

Pakistan’s banned militant outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa today launched a political party, days after authorities extended its chief and Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s “house arrest” for two months fearing threat to public order. Saifullah Khalid, closely linked to Saeed, announced the formation of ‘Milli Muslim League’ in Islamabad following weeks of campaign in Punjab’s provincial capital […]

Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party in Pakistan

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Boycott India in ICC events, Javed Miandad tells PCB

Legendary Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad has called on the PCB to playing boycott matches against India in ICC events. The veteran of 124 Tests, who also coached the national team thrice, said it was time Pakistan took a strong stance on cricket ties with India keeping in mind national interest and pride. “It is time […]

Boycott India in ICC events, Javed Miandad tells PCB

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