Day: December 1, 2018

Violent clashes mar fresh anti-Macron protests

Violent clashes mar fresh anti-Macron protests

December 1, 2018 11:19 pm

Paris: Police and anti-government protesters clashed near the Champs-Elysees and in other parts of central Paris Saturday with demonstrators hurling rocks and paint at riot police who responded with tear gas. The clashes came as thousands took part in a third weekend of “yellow vest” protests which have morphed from anger over fuel taxes into […]

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Nirav Modi's illegal bungalow in Alibaug razed: Govt to HC

Nirav Modi cannot return, afraid of getting lynched in India: Lawyer

December 1, 2018 10:34 pm

Mumbai: Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, a key accused in the $2 billion PNB fraud case, cannot return to India as he is afraid of “getting lynched” and is being compared to demon ‘Ravan’, his lawyer told a special court Saturday, but the ED dismissed the claim saying if he felt there were “security threats”, he […]

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Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

Former GM extorts Rs 3.5 cr from infra firm, arrested in Thane

December 1, 2018 9:20 pm

Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare said Saturday that he will launch a hunger strike from January 30 next year at his village if the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal is not appointed. In a letter to Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh, Hazare accused the NDA government of making excuses to avoid appointment […]

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Balloons with 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogan found at Gita Mahotsav venue

Another UK govt minister quits over Brexit deal

December 1, 2018 8:15 pm

London: British government minister Sam Gyimah quit late Friday over Prime Minister Theresa May’s “naive” Brexit plan, dealing her another blow in her fight to pass it through parliament. The universities and science minister is the seventh member of May’s government to quit since she brought back the draft Withdrawal Agreement from Brussels. Gyimah, who […]

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Allocations in JK Budget 2019-20

JK witnesses 76.9 pc voting in sixth phase of panchayat polls

December 1, 2018 7:55 pm

Jammu: The sixth phase of panchayat polls concluded peacefully across Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday with an estimated 76.9 per cent electorate– highest so far– exercising their franchise amid tight security arrangements, state’s chief electoral officer Shaleen Kabra said. A massive 84.6 per cent polling was witnessed in Jammu division, while only 17.3 per cent […]

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reach temporary child custody agreement

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reach temporary child custody agreement

December 1, 2018 7:36 pm

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Angelina Joldi and Brad Pitthave reached a temporary child custodyagreement two years after they announced their separation. The pair have six children – three biological and three adopted – aged between 10 and 17. “It is not permanent but rather a temporary agreement in place, for now, to keep things moving […]

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PM Modi meets Argentinian President

PM Modi meets Argentinian President, discusses ways to strengthen bilateral ties

December 1, 2018 7:33 pm

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Argentinian President Mauricio Macri and held extensive discussions on ways to strengthen bilateral ties and expand cooperation in areas like defence, nuclear energy and agriculture. The two leaders met over a breakfast hosted by Macri in a special gesture to Modi. Modi also thanked the president […]

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Sidhu meets Amarinder; says talks 'cordial'

Punjab minister seeks Sidhu’s resignation

December 1, 2018 7:25 pm

Chandigarh: A day after cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s remark on Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, a senior Punjab minister Saturday sought his resignation from the state cabinet. The resignation demand came even as Sidhu back tracked on his claim in Hyderabad that he attended the ground breaking ceremony in Pakistan for the Kartarpur corridor after Congress […]

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Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

Mexico set to inaugurate new president Lopez Obrador

December 1, 2018 5:49 pm

Mexico City : Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will be sworn in as Mexico’s next president on Saturday — a dramatic change in direction for a country fed up with corruption, poverty and crime. The man widely known as “AMLO” is promising a sweeping “transformation” after 89 years of government by the same two […]

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Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner to marry in France next year

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner to marry in France next year

December 1, 2018 5:41 pm

Los Angeles : Singer Joe Jonas and “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner will reportedly get married in France. A source confirmed Us Weekly that the couple are planning to tie the knot in the summer of 2019. Speculation about where their nuptials will take place began doing the rounds on November 24 after life […]

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