Day: November 14, 2018

Hozan Cane

German-Turkish singer sentenced on terror charge

November 14, 2018 11:59 pm

Ankara: Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has sentenced a German singer of Turkish descent to six years and three months in prison for membership of an armed terror group. Anadolu Agency says the court in Edirne, northwest Turkey, on Wednesday convicted Saide Inac who is better known as Hozan Cane of membership of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK. She was […]

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US energy chief in Baghdad as sanctions waiver runs out

Man detained for attempted self-immolation with wine

November 14, 2018 11:58 pm

 Paris: A man who doused himself with wine and tried to self-immolate on a train and waved a phone showing images of armed combatants is being held by French police on a potential terrorism charge. A French official said Wednesday the man was tackled by a soldier and a police officer, both off duty. The train was traveling Tuesday from Lille in the […]

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US energy chief in Baghdad as sanctions waiver runs out

Ugandan police say 10 students killed in arson attack

November 14, 2018 11:51 pm

Kampala : Ugandan police say 10 students have been killed in an alleged arson attack targeting a school dormitory in central Uganda. Police spokesman Emilian Kayima said Wednesday that a tenth victim succumbed to his wounds while being admitted at a local hospital. The Ministry of Education said 40 other students “escaped with injuries of varying degrees” from the fire that swept […]

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Quack held for death of woman during abortion treatment

Quack held for death of woman during abortion treatment

November 14, 2018 11:43 pm

Krishnaganj (WB): A quack in Nadia district was arrested for the death of a pregnant woman who had gone to him to abort the foetus, police said on Wednesday. Aparna Majumder, a 35-year-old homemaker and a mother of two minor boys, went to the chamber of Sushant Poddar at Majdia on Monday seeking to medically terminate her pregnancy. He prescribed her some medicines […]

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US energy chief in Baghdad as sanctions waiver runs out

31 boys reunited with families in November: Delhi Police

November 14, 2018 11:24 pm

New Delhi : About 31 boys have been reunited with their families in the past two weeks, Delhi Police said on Wednesday. A function was organised in Rohini on Wednesday on the occasion of Children’s Day, where 17 of them were formally handed over to their family members. Delhi Police, along with Sathi NGO, rescued the 31 boys […]

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Rain lashes Delhi night

Rain lashes Delhi

November 14, 2018 11:20 pm

New Delhi: Rains lashed different parts of Delhi on Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling at four notches above normal. “The minimum temperature was recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal, while the maximum temperature settled at 28.5 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year,” a Meteorological (MeT) official said. The humidity levels oscillated between […]

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Boxing will remain in Olympics: AIBA chief

Boxing will remain in Olympics: AIBA chief

November 14, 2018 11:13 pm

 New Delhi: Boxing faces uncertain Olympic future but the world body chief Gafur Rakhimov Wednesday said the sport will remain in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games roster having made improvement on several aspects as sought by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The sport risks ejection from the Olympics after controversial Uzbek businessman Rakhimov was elected AIBA president this month. Whether boxing will be in the 2020 Olympics will be decided at an executive commission meeting of the IOC in Tokyo next month. Rakhimov’s election […]

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Deepika-Ranveer wed in fiercely private ceremony after public declaration of love

Deepika-Ranveer wed in fiercely private ceremony after public declaration of love

November 14, 2018 11:02 pm

New Delhi: After months of will they, won’t they, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh finally got married in Italy’s scenic Lake Como on Wednesday but Bollywood’s A couple kept things fiercely private leaving the celebrity media breathlessly waiting for scraps of information. In the best tradition of a celebrity wedding — think George and Amal Clooney maybe — the stars and their guests were ensconced in […]

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'Is parallel system running in jails': SC frowns over special treatment to Chandra brothers

SC hearing in Rafale case sees trading of charges between govt, petitioners

November 14, 2018 10:34 pm

New Delhi: Charges and counter charges flew thick and fast during the high-voltage hearing in the Supreme Court Wednesday on the pleas seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal. The proceedings saw trading of charges between the Centre and the petitioners, who questioned the authority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in inking the pact with France to import Rafale fighter jets. The arguments before a bench […]

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4 child labourers rescued on Children's Day

4 child labourers rescued on Children’s Day

November 14, 2018 10:25 pm

Guwahati: Four child labourers were rescued from three work places at Jalukbari area of the city on Wednesday by a task force on child labour, an official release said. Three of them were working in two restaurants and another in a slaughter house. They had been identified and rescued on the Children’s Day by the Kamrup Metro […]

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