Day: October 9, 2018

2,000-year-old inscription spells Jerusalem as Israel does today

2,000-year-old inscription spells Jerusalem as Israel does today

October 9, 2018 11:55 pm

Jerusalem : Israel unveiled Tuesday a stone pillar engraved with an ancient inscription showing that the spelling of Jerusalem in its present-day Hebrew form was already in common use some 2,000 years ago. During construction work in February in Jerusalem, archaeologists unearthed the pillar with the inscription “Hananiah son of Dodalos of Jerusalem,” written in Aramaic with Hebrew […]

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At least 12 dead in Haiti earthquake: Govt spokesman

Haiti quake death toll rises to 17 as govt calls for help

October 9, 2018 11:49 pm

Port-De-Paix: The death toll from a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that hit near northern Haiti has increased to 17. Officials say nine people died in the north coastal city of Port-de-Paix, seven in Gros Morne and one in Saint-Louis de Nord. The government said late Monday that another 333 people were injured and that at least […]

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UK minister suggests Brexit talks will go to November

UK minister suggests Brexit talks will go to November

October 9, 2018 11:48 pm

London : The British minister in charge of Brexit negotiations on Tuesday played down hopes of a breakthrough at an EU summit next week, suggesting it will take until November to get a deal. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab also declined to say when the government plans to publish proposals on the Irish border, a key sticking point in the talks. The Brussels meeting of […]

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Woman hurts private parts of boy with hot tongs in Gr Noida: Police

October 9, 2018 11:39 pm

Noida (UP): A Greater Noida woman was booked Tuesday after she allegedly confined a 13-year-old boy to her home and hurt his private parts with hot tongs for resisting her sexual advances, police said. The incident was reported from Chapraula village under Badalpur police station limits, they said, adding that the woman is absconding after the incident. According to […]

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Sitharaman blames UPA for bad loans, defaulters fleeing

Sitharaman blames UPA for bad loans, defaulters fleeing

October 9, 2018 11:25 pm

Chennai : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday blamed the Congress-led UPA regime for public and private sector banks facing huge corporate bad loans. Loans were provided without following due diligence and as a result, defaulters fled the country and the banks had no money to lend, Sitharaman said obviously referring to fugitive business barons like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi. Sitharaman […]

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Hurricane Michael strengthens, Florida panhandle braces

Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US

October 9, 2018 11:21 pm

Miami: Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm with 100-mile-per-hour winds on Tuesday as Florida’s governor warned it could bring “total devastation” to parts of the southern US state. The storm — currently located over the Gulf of Mexico — is sweeping toward the Florida coast at around 12 miles per hour and is […]

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Nikki Haley says she looks forward to support Trump's re-election

Nikki Haley says she looks forward to support Trump’s re-election

October 9, 2018 11:19 pm

Washington : US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley indicated in her resignation letter to President Donald Trump that she might be moving to the private sector as she ruled out a 2020 presidential bid and promised to support his re-election. “It has been an immense honour to serve our country in your Administration. I cannot thank you enough for giving me this […]

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Cyclone 'Gaja' to intensify in next 24 hours

Cyclone Titli moves to coast; Odisha targets ‘zero casualty’

October 9, 2018 11:12 pm

Bhubaneswar: With cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ moving towards Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast, the Odisha government Tuesday geared up to face the situation setting a target of “zero casualty”. The state has put the districts on high alert and asked the authorities to evacuate those living in low-lying areas and in ‘kutchha’ houses along the coast. “Zero casualty […]

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

Prostitution racket busted in Puducherry, nine held

October 9, 2018 11:11 pm

Puducherry : A prostitution racket has been busted here with the arrest of nine people, police said Tuesday. Eight women, including one from West Bengal and another from Tamil Nadu, were rescued during the raids conducted at a house, a hotel and massage parlour, senior superintendent of police (Law and Order) Apporva Gupta said in a release. The release said the raids were […]

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Haley says Trump's 'unpredictable' nature helped her get job done at UN

Haley says she looks forward to support Trump’s re-election

October 9, 2018 11:09 pm

Washington: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley indicated in her resignation letter to President Donald Trump that she might be moving to the private sector as she ruled out a 2020 presidential bid and promised to support his re-election. “It has been an immense honour to serve our country in your Administration. I cannot […]

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