Day: November 10, 2018

A man who raped his 11-year-old step daughter a number of times in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills district has been arrested, police

10-yr-old girl raped in east Delhi

November 10, 2018 11:54 pm

New Delhi: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a family friend in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar, police said Saturday. The incident happened on Friday night. The accused was known to the girl’s family and took her with him for an outing on Friday and then raped her, police said. The victim then narrated […]

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BJP should bring ordinance for Ram Temple: Amar Singh

BJP should bring ordinance for Ram Temple: Amar Singh

November 10, 2018 11:48 pm

Udaipur: Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh said Saturday that the BJP has enough numbers in Parliament and it should bring an ordinance to facilitate the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. The BJP has a majority and the government should bring an ordinance for the construction of Ram Temple if the court does not deliver a verdict in time, he told reporters […]

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2 labourers die after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning sewage tank

2 labourers die after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning sewage tank

November 10, 2018 11:42 pm

Varanasi: Two labourers died after inhaling poisonous gas while cleaning a sewage tank in the Chowkaghat area here on Saturday, police said. Sewage tanks in the area are being linked with pumping stations of the Dinapur sewage treatment plant, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate on November 12 during his visit to Varanasi, they said. The newly-constructed […]

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Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold mummies, animal statues

Egypt’s newly discovered tombs hold mummies, animal statues

November 10, 2018 11:35 pm

Saqqara (Egypt): A top Egyptian antiquities official says local archaeologists have discovered seven Pharaonic Age tombs near the capital Cairo containing dozens of cat mummies along with wooden statues depicting other animals and birds. Mostafa Waziri told reporters Saturday that the discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area. Of the […]

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Macron, Merkel unveil plaque at site of WWI armistice

Macron, Merkel unveil plaque at site of WWI armistice

November 10, 2018 11:26 pm

Compiegne (France): French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday laid a wreath and unveiled a ceremonial plaque at a war memorial in eastern France where the armistice was signed ending World War I. In a highly symbolic ceremony, Macron and Merkel met in a forest clearing near Compiegne, where Germany officially surrendered at dawn on November 11, 1918, bringing to a close more than four years of […]

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Navies of India, Singapore begin mega war game

Navies of India, Singapore begin mega war game

November 10, 2018 11:20 pm

New Delhi: Navies of India and Singapore Saturday began a 12-day military exercise off the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal as part of their efforts to further solidify maritime security cooperation. A number of frontline ships of the two navies are participating in the mega exercise — SIMBEX, an acronym for ‘Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise’. “The exercise at sea this year will be unprecedented and largest […]

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India hands over first 50 houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

Myanmar denies border shooting as Rohingya repatriation date nears

November 10, 2018 11:12 pm

Yangon: Myanmar on Saturday denied allegations of a cross-border shooting that raised tensions with Bangladesh ahead of a scheduled start date for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees. The fresh diplomatic row started after a Bangladesh border guard official said that a 15-year-old Rohingya refugee was shot in the elbow on November 4 while grazing cows after multiple rounds were fired from […]

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10 arrested in Delhi for running baby-selling racket

9 killed, 19 injured in Bihar road accidents

November 10, 2018 10:44 pm

Munger/Khagaria: Nine persons, including three women, were killed and 19 others injured in road accidents in Munger and Khagaria districts of Bihar, police said on Saturday. In Mofussil police station area of Khagaria, a jeep and an auto-rickshaw collided head-on, resulting in the death of four persons, Superintendent of Police Meenu Kumari said. At least 18 persons, who sustained injuries in the accident, […]

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Videos of Vijay's 'fans' burning TN govt freebies go viral

Videos of Vijay’s ‘fans’ burning TN govt freebies go viral

November 10, 2018 10:37 pm

Chennai: Video clips of Tamil actor Vijay’s fans recreating a snipped scene from his controversial movie ‘Sarkar’, throwing away freebies, including table fans, of the AIADMK government and setting them ablaze, went viral on the social media Saturday. Some youth,claiming to be Vijay’s supporters, uploaded on social media videos of them dumping the fan, mixie and grinder in open spaces and pits and setting […]

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Death toll from Mogadishu bombings jumps to 41: police

Death toll from Mogadishu bombings jumps to 41: police

November 10, 2018 10:27 pm

Mogadishu: The death toll from a series of car bombings near a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu has jumped to 41, police said on Saturday. “The information we have received from the various hospitals indicates that the number of dead had reached 41 people, 106 others were also wounded,” police official Ibrahim Mohamed said of Friday’s attacks. The previous […]

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