Day: January 12, 2019

Negotiations are 'proceeding well' in Afghanistan: Trump

Trump urges Democrats to visit White House for talks to end govt shutdown

January 12, 2019 11:56 pm

Washington: Days after he walked out of a meeting with Congressional leaders when they shot down his border wall funding proposal, US President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the opposition Democrats to visit the White House for talks to end the government shutdown which is now in its record 22nd day. “I am in the White House waiting for you!” Trump told the Democrats […]

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Rahul mocks PM Modi's 'chowkidar' campaign

Congress will fight polls in UP with full capacity: Rahul

January 12, 2019 11:46 pm

Dubai: Hours after the SP and BSP announced their alliance without the Congress in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his party will fight the elections in the state with “full capacity”. Addressing a press conference in Dubai, Gandhi said he has a “tremendous respect” to the leaders of the two parties and “they have a […]

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Trump has no problem with release of Mueller report: White House

Fired FBI officials conspired against me: Trump

January 12, 2019 11:39 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday alleged that some top FBI officials who were either fired or forced to leave by his administration, conspired against him by opening an investigation over whether he was acting on Russia’s behalf after he sacked the agency’s then director, James Comey, in 2017. The news of such an investigation was first reported by the […]

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Firebomb thrown at home of Greek deputy minister

India replaces Advanced Light Helicopter at Gan Addu Atoll of Maldives

January 12, 2019 11:31 pm

New Delhi: India on Saturday replaced an Advanced Light Helicopter at the Gan Addu Atoll of Maldives, the Coast Guard said. A Coast Guard Ship also entered Hitadhoo port of Maldives for joint Exclusive Economic Zone patrol with the Maldivian Coast Guard from January 13-17, it tweeted. “#CoastGuard ship also carried an Advanced Light Helicopter #CG853 onboard and disembarked it at #Gan Addu Atoll as replacement for #CG852,” the Coast Guard said. […]

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China accuses US of 'double standard' over Huawei claims

Huawei fires Chinese employee arrested in Poland over spying charges

January 12, 2019 11:13 pm

Beijing: Chinese telecom giant Huawei has fired a Chinese employee who was arrested in Poland over espionage allegations, saying he had harmed the company’s global reputation, a state-run newspaper said Saturday. Wang Weijing was arrested for “personal reasons”, the company said in a statement to the Global Times, as Huawei apparently seeks to distance itself from the case as the firm faces Western fears that […]

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13-year-old girl commits suicide in Delhi

Helper commits suicide in Laxmi Nagar PG

January 12, 2019 10:50 pm

New Delhi: A 28-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of the paying guest accommodation where he worked as a helper in east Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar area, police said Saturday. The deceased identified as Ashish was a resident of Madhya Pradesh and lived with his cousin here, they added. Ashish was […]

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Bike ambulances launched for east Delhi on pilot basis

Kejriwal receives threat mail

January 12, 2019 10:48 pm

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s office has received an anonymous email that threatened his daughter to kidnap her, sources said Saturday. They said the Chief Minister’s Office received an anonymous mail on January 9 following which the mail was forwarded to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik. A Protective Service Officer has been deployed […]

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Historic steps for Almora during my tenure: Tamta

Francis Gurry lauds Ayushman Bharat health scheme

January 12, 2019 10:41 pm

New Delhi: Director General of World Intellectual Property Organisation Francis Gurry has praised the Centre’s health scheme Ayushman Bharat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on its success. “WIPO Director General Gurry meets CEO of #AyushmanBharat @Ibhushan, lauds ambitious health scheme that is bringing free health care to hundreds of thousands, underlines importance of innovation […]

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Six CRPF troops injured in Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh

Naxal held in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

January 12, 2019 10:35 pm

Raipur: A Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 3 lakh on his head was arrested in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district, police said Saturday. Chainu alias Chukla (24) was allegedly part of a Maoist team involved in an attack in Aranpur area in which two policemen and a Doordarshan cameraman were killed on October 30 last year, […]

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Chamling launches 'ne Family One Job' scheme in Sikkim

Chamling launches ‘ne Family One Job’ scheme in Sikkim

January 12, 2019 10:31 pm

Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday launched the ‘One Family One Job’ scheme which entitles one government job for every family in the state. Chamling had announced the scheme last year during the winter session of the state Legislative Assembly. At a “Rojgar Mela” (employment fair) organised at the Paljor stadium here, […]

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