Day: October 12, 2018

School teacher quits after backlash over FB post on Pulwama attack

Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 mn users

October 12, 2018 11:58 pm

San Francisco: Facebook said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach disclosed late last month. The leading social network had originally said up to 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that exploited a trio of software flaws to steal “access tokens” that enable people to automatically log […]

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‘We are fine’: Melania Trump dismisses gossip about marriage

October 12, 2018 11:50 pm

Washington: Melania Trump dismissed Friday the widespread talk about her husband President Donald Trump’s alleged affairs with a porn star and others, saying she has “more important things to think about.” In an interview with ABC News, excerpts of which were broadcast early Friday, the US first lady did not deny her husband’s alleged history […]

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Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

India wins election to UN Human Rights Council with highest number of votes

October 12, 2018 11:40 pm

United Nations: India was elected to the United Nations’ top human rights body on Friday for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019, getting 188 votes in the Asia-Pacific category, the highest number of votes among all candidates. The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections here for new members to the UN Human […]

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fan booked

Selfie with Virat: Case filed against fan

October 12, 2018 8:18 pm

Hyderabad: A case was filed Friday against a man belonging to Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh for allegedly breaching security cordon at the Uppal Stadiumwhere the second cricket test match between India and West Indies is being played. Police inspector P Venkateswarlu said a case of trespassing was slapped against 19-year-old Mohammad Khan, who breached […]

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Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat

Japanese PM Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

October 12, 2018 7:39 pm

Beijing: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a three-day visit to China from October 25, the first by a Japanese leader in seven years, the two countries announced Friday, signalling warming of ties between the arch rivals. In May this year, Li Keqiang became the first Chinese premier to make an official visit to Japan […]

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Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

No water source of our own to provide it for free to commuters, DMRC tells HC

October 12, 2018 7:28 pm

New Delhi: DMRC has told the Delhi High Court that it cannot provide free drinking water to commuters as it has no source of water of its own and is dependant on other civic agencies for the supply. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) also told the court that it “purchases portable drinking water” from […]

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Crippled with financial distress, cane growers committing suicide: Pawar writes to Modi

Guj farmer hangs self in Porbandar due to crop loss, debts

October 12, 2018 7:20 pm

Ahmedabad: A farmer Friday allegedly committed suicide in Gujarat’s Porbandar district, over 350 kilometres from here, after reportedly suffering crop loss and facing rising debts, police said. Viram Odedara (54) hung himself at his residence in Kutiyana town, and his son Ram has told police that the deceased had lost his crops for the season […]

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Committed to building Ram temple in Ayodhya: BJP

VHP for consensus on legislation for Ram temple

October 12, 2018 7:15 pm

Tirunelveli (TN): The VHP Friday urged the Centre to build consensus on bringing a legislation to construct the Ram temple in Ayodhya, even though it expressed hope that a case on the matter pending in the Supreme Court would come to a finality in six months. “BJP on its own will not be able to […]

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Rocket bound for ISS fails, crew survives emergency landing

Russia may bring forward manned launch after rocket failure

October 12, 2018 7:11 pm

Moscow: Russia said Friday it was likely to bring forward the flight of a new manned space mission to the International Space Station but postpone the launch of a cargo ship after a rocket failure that forced two crew members to make an emergency landing. It was the first such incident in Russia’s post-Soviet history […]

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Muzaffarpur shelter homes case: SC asks why Bihar ex-minister has not been arrested

Do you want everybody in India to become vegetarian, SC asks petitioner

October 12, 2018 7:05 pm

New Delhi: “Do you want everybody in this country to be vegetarian?,” the Supreme Court Friday asked a petitioner who has challenged export of meat from India. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta made this observation while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) which said that export of meat cannot be […]

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