Day: November 18, 2018

Topless Femen activists disrupt rally of Franco fans in Madrid

Topless Femen activists disrupt rally of Franco fans in Madrid

November 18, 2018 11:55 pm

Madrid: Bare-breasted protestors from the feminist activist group Femen on Sunday disrupted a rally of some 200 people in Madrid to mark the anniversary of the death of the country’s former dictator Francisco Franco. Police said nearly 200 Franco supporters had gathered in the Plaza de Oriente where he addressed the throngs during his 1939-75 military dictatorship. Many bore flags, umbrellas and ties with the […]

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Russia says no 'automatic' return of disputed islands to Japan

Russia says no ‘automatic’ return of disputed islands to Japan

November 18, 2018 11:43 pm

Moscow : Russia said Sunday that upcoming talks about resolving a dispute with Japan over a group of islands claimed by Tokyo would not necessarily result in Moscow relinquishing them. “Can you say that this means an automatic return of some territories? Certainly not,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian TV in remarks reported by the TASS agency. The dispute over the Kuril chain goes […]

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Despite losses, Trump insists his party won 'historic' victory

Despite losses, Trump insists his party won ‘historic’ victory

November 18, 2018 11:35 pm

Washington: Even with late US election results strongly favouring opposition Democrats, US President Donald Trump has again declared “a tremendous victory” and said it would have been even greater had his name been on the ballot. “We had a tremendous set of victories,” Trump told “Fox News Sunday” journalist Chris Wallace in an interview recorded Friday. Democrats have picked up at least 36 […]

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‘Thank you President T’: Trump tweets as holiday break ends

Trump says he is doing a great job as US President

November 18, 2018 11:25 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday said he is doing a great job and gave himself ‘A plus’ for successfully running the country. “I think I am doing a great job. We have the best economy we have ever had,” Trump told Fox News in an interview aired on Sunday. “I would give myself, I would – look, I hate […]

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Gaja: Central team begins inspection of cyclone-hit TN regions

Cyclone toll rises to 45, protests surface over relief

November 18, 2018 11:20 pm

Salem (TN): The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said Sunday and appealed to all political parties to join in the relief efforts while protests erupted in some districts over alleged failure to provide assistance to the affected people. Palainiswami said 1.7 lakh trees had been uprooted, 735 cattle died, 1.17 […]

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Khashoggi, other journalists named Time 'Person of the Year'

Have been briefed on Khashoggi tapes but advised not to listen it : Trump

November 18, 2018 11:13 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he has been fully briefed on an audio recording related to the brutal killing of the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but was advised against listening to those “suffering” tapes. Khashoggi, 59, who wrote for The Washington Post, was killed last month inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul where he had gone to collect papers related to […]

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Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor

Resignation by RBI governor would send bad signal to global

November 18, 2018 11:10 pm

Bengaluru: Amid demands from some quarters for RBI governor Urjit Patel’s resignation, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance Veerappa Moily Sunday said if he quits over the stand-off between the top bank and the Centre, it will send a bad signal to global markets. “If Patel decides to resign over its (RBI) differences with the central government, it will be a very […]

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Formulating rules, regulations for White House reporters: Trump

Formulating rules, regulations for White House reporters: Trump

November 18, 2018 10:50 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that his administration is formulating “rules and regulations” for the White House reporters. In an interview to Fox News, Trump called CNN reporter Jim Acosta “unbelievably rude” to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee. Acosta, the Chief White House Correspondent of CNN, was recently denied entry into the White House complex after his press pass was suspended following an altercation he had with the president during […]

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Discrimination in petrol pump allotment: 26/11 victim's widow

Oil prices, Re to set tone for markets this week: Experts

November 18, 2018 10:47 pm

 Mumbai: With no immediate major trigger in sight, stock markets are expected to remain volatile and would be guided by trends in oil prices, the rupee movement this week, say experts. Besides, the ongoing elections in some of the key states would also be watched by marketmen for further cues, they said. “Market has largely […]

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Over 7,000 women, girls and children have been saved from being trafficked to India and China through the porous Indo-Nepal borders

Over 7,000 women, children saved from being trafficked in 5 yr in Nepal: Police

November 18, 2018 10:40 pm

Kathmandu:. Over 7,000 women, girls and children have been saved from being trafficked to India and China through the porous Indo-Nepal borders in the last five years by the Nepal Police, a senior police official said on Sunday. A total of 7,029 women, girls and children, of which 3,896 were under the age of 18 years, have been rescued from border points mainly on […]

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