Day: October 5, 2018

Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

Retired AP judge, wife end lives under running trains

October 5, 2018 11:52 pm

Tirupati (AP): A retired district judge of Andhra Pradesh and his wife allegedly committed suicide by jumping under running trains here Friday, police said. A resident of Tirupati, the former judicial official P Sudhakar (65) was found lying dead on a rail track between Tirupati-Renigunta this forenoon, they said, adding that ill health is suspected […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

World Bank warns of Latin America’s ‘fragile’ recovery

October 5, 2018 11:36 pm

Washington: The World Bank on Friday expressed concern over the “fragile” economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean, weighed down by Venezuela’s spiraling crisis and weak performances in Brazil and Argentina. “We’ve hit a bump in the road to recovery,” Carlos Vegh, World Bank Chief Economistfor Latin America and the Caribbean said in a […]

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Committed to building Ram temple in Ayodhya: BJP

VHP sets ‘deadline’, demands ordinance for Ram temple in Parliament

October 5, 2018 10:56 pm

New Delhi: Upping the ante for the construction of a Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, the VHP Friday said it was fighting a “final battle” and set a “deadline” for the BJP-led central government to bring an ordinance for it in Parliament by the end of the year. At a day-long meeting here, the Vishwa Hindu […]

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Common payment card system launched

October 5, 2018 9:47 pm

Bhubaneswar: A common payment card system (CPCS) was launched Friday to help the citizens use a single payment option for multi-purpose city level usage. Christened ‘Odyssey City Card’, the pre-paid card system was unveiled by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The chief ministeralso launched 25 ‘My Odyssey Centres’ where the ‘Odyssey City Card’ will be […]

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Kia Motors new principal sponsor of Bengaluru FC

October 5, 2018 9:14 pm

Bengaluru: Bengaluru FC Friday announced Kia Motors India as their new principal sponsor. “To formalise the partnership, Kia Motors India and we have signed an MoU. KiaMotors are our new principal sponsors. We have struck the deal which runs through the end of 2021-22 season,” Bengaluru FC CEO Parth Jindal told reporters here. “For Kia […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

Solan summit recommends setting up of farmers’ income commission

October 5, 2018 9:00 pm

Chandigarh: Setting up of a farmers’ income commission to ensure minimum income to peasants, incentivising ecosystem servicesprovided by Himalayan states, climate change adoption and resilience building of mountain farmers were among the recommendations mooted at a summit in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, on Friday. The recommendations were mooted at the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit held in […]

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China's surplus with the US hits new record in November

China slams US election meddling charges as ‘malicious slander’

October 5, 2018 8:47 pm

Beijing: China on Friday rejected as “malicious slander” US Vice President Mike Pence’s allegation that it was meddling in American elections even as it voiced its desire to reach “some compromise” with America to end their escalating trade war. In a blistering speech at a think-tank, Pence on Thursday alleged that China has mounted an […]

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DR Congo hails Nobel win but says Mukwege ‘politicises’ his work

October 5, 2018 8:39 pm

Kinshasa: DR Congo on Friday congratulated crusading Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege for his “very important work” in healing rape victims but accused him of mixing humanitarian work and politics. Mukwege was operating at his hospital in the country’s east when the news broke, sparking cheers and wild ululations from his co-workers and admirers […]

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India to continue Iran oil imports post US sanctions, to pay in rupees

India to continue Iran oil imports post US sanctions, to pay in rupees

October 5, 2018 8:11 pm

New Delhi: In the first clear indication of India’s willingness to continue trade with Iran despite US sanctions, state refiners have contracted import of 1.25 million tonnes of crude oil from the Persian Gulf nation and are preparing to replace dollar payments with rupee trade. Top industry sources said Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and Mangalore […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

Tribal community to keep vigil in Sabari hills to “protect

October 5, 2018 7:27 pm

Kottayam/Kochi: Amid mounting protest in Kerala over the Supreme Court order permitting women of all age groups to enter Sabarimala, a tribal community Friday said they would keep vigil in the hills around the Lord Ayyappashrine to make sure that its customs are not affected. The Mala Arayan community, which holds some traditional rights in […]

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