Day: October 14, 2018

22 dead as migrant truck crashes in western Turkey

22 dead as migrant truck crashes in western Turkey

October 14, 2018 11:55 pm

Istanbul : Twenty-two people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants reportedly heading for EU member Greece plunged off the highway into a waterway in western Turkey. The vehicle was travelling on a highway near Izmir airport when it flipped over and fell into the channel several metres below, state-run Anadolu news agency said. The nationality of the migrants was […]

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ITO Skywalk planned, totally funded by Union urban affairs ministry: Puri

ITO Skywalk planned, totally funded by Union urban affairs ministry: Puri

October 14, 2018 11:39 pm

New Delhi: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri Sunday said the Skywalk at ITO here was conceptualised, planned and totally funded by the housing and urban affairs ministry, a day after Delhi government alleged that it was not informed about the inauguration of the project. The housing and urban affairs minister is set to inaugurate the ITO skywalk Monday. In a series […]

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Two workers killed as roof of under-construction building collapses: DM

Two workers killed as roof of under-construction building collapses: DM

October 14, 2018 11:29 pm

Shahjahanpur : Two labourers were killed and several others injured Sunday as the roof of an under-construction building they were working in collapsed, an official said. Labourers identified as Manoj Sharma, 25, and Parmeshwar, 22, were killed in the incident, District Magistrate Amrit Tripathi said. Sixteen persons have been rescued so far from the debris, while one is still trapped […]

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Slipper hurling incident absurd, publicity stunt: Nitish

Slipper hurling incident absurd, publicity stunt: Nitish

October 14, 2018 11:27 pm

Patna: Breaking his silence over a youth hurling a slipper at him recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday termed the incident “absurd” and “meant for publicity”, ruing that there was “no value for good work”. The youth had on October 11 hurled slipper in the direction of the podium where Kumar was seated along […]

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Lord Venkateswara 'Garuda Seva' draws sea of devotees

Lord Venkateswara ‘Garuda Seva’ draws sea of devotees

October 14, 2018 11:21 pm

Tirupati (AP): Braving heavy rains, over 2.5 lakh devotees Sunday night witnessed the sacred Garuda Seva procession of Lord Venkateswara at the famous hill shrine at nearby Tirumala, held as part of the ongoing annual ‘Navaratri Brahmotsavam’ festivities. As part of the sacred spectacle, the centuries-old processional idol of the Lord Venkateswara, mounted on the golden […]

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Death toll climbs to 24 as flood situation improves in Odisha

Death toll climbs to 24 as flood situation improves in Odisha

October 14, 2018 11:18 pm

Bhubaneswar : The death toll in Cyclone Titli-hit Odisha rose to 24 Sunday after two more bodies were pulled out of the rubble brought by a landslide in Gajapati district, even as the flood situation in the state improved marginally, officials said. Heavy rains pounded Odisha over the last three days following the cyclone’s landfall on Gopalpur in the southwestern part […]

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Angela Merkel says planned exit won't hurt her influence abroad

Angela Merkel allies suffer heavy losses in Bavaria election: exit polls

October 14, 2018 11:13 pm

Munich: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s arch-conservative CSU allies suffered historic losses in Bavaria state elections Sunday, dealing a blow to her fragile three-party coalition government. The Christian Social Union (CSU) secured 35.5 per cent, according to first public TV projections, losing their absolute majority in the wealthy Alpine state they have ruled almost single-handedly since […]

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Trump concerned about being impeached: Report

Trump says Mattis ‘could be’ leaving as US defense chief

October 14, 2018 11:09 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump said in an interview airing Sunday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis “could be” leaving, referring to him as “sort of a Democrat.” Mattis, seen as one of the steadiest but also more independent members of Trump’s cabinet, has served as a low-profile counterweight to the president in his often abrasive […]

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Dengue cases rise to 1,875 in Delhi

61 Zika virus cases detected in Rajasthan

October 14, 2018 11:05 pm

Jaipur : Six new cases of Zika virus were detected in Jaipur Sunday, taking the total number of infected people to 61, a Rajasthan health department official said. The figures were issued after a review meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) medical and health, Veenu Gupta. Of the infected people, 11 are pregnant women, a source in the Union Health Ministry said. The Centre will […]

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Maha girl found hanging at home, cops probe online game link

Man commits suicide by shooting self at girlfriend’s house

October 14, 2018 11:02 pm

New Delhi: A 26-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a pistol at his girlfriend’s house in southwest Delhi’s Kapashera, police said Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when Deepak Gujjar barged into his girlfriend’s house and shot himself with the pistol, they said. He was rushed to AIIMS trauma centre where […]

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