Day: January 13, 2019

2 die after fall while flying kites in Hyderabad

Man falls off building while flying kite, dies

January 13, 2019 11:19 pm

Hyderabad: A 27-year-old man died Sunday after he fell off a two-storey building while flying a kite in Hyderabad’s Warasiguda area, police said. The incident occurred this afternoon when the man, ascrap dealer by profession, lost his balance and fell on the compound wall of the building. He was rushed to a nearby hospital with head injuries, they […]

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Can I get the votes back: Singer Zubeen Garg asks Assam CM

Can I get the votes back: Singer Zubeen Garg asks Assam CM

January 13, 2019 11:09 pm

Guwahati: Five days after writing an open letter to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over Citizenship Bill, popular Assam singer Zubeen Garg Sunday demanded him to return “the votes” obtained using the BJP election song sung by him in 2016. In a Facebook post in his official page, Garg also offered to return the remuneration received from the BJP for singing the song. “Dear Sarbananda Sonowal Da, […]

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Historic steps for Almora during my tenure: Tamta

Man found dead with throat slit in J&K

January 13, 2019 11:01 pm

Jammu: A 30-year-old man was found dead on Sunday with his throat slit at his residence in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said. The body of Purshottam Chand was found inside his house in Ramban’s village Chakwa, a police official said. He said police visited the spot and removed the body for post mortem. The body was later handed over to the […]

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India's largest startup ecosystem inaugurated in Kerala

India’s largest startup ecosystem inaugurated in Kerala

January 13, 2019 10:54 pm

Kochi: India got its largest startup ecosystem Sunday when Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated here a 1.8-lakh-square-feet facility housing incubation set-ups across a string of segments in modern technology. The Integrated Startup Complex under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) includes the ultra modern facilities of Maker Village that promotes hardware startups, the BioNest that promotes medical technologies, BRINC which is the country’s first international accelerator for […]

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Historic steps for Almora during my tenure: Tamta

CBI probe demanded in Muzaffarpur former mayor murder case

January 13, 2019 10:45 pm

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): The wife of former mayor of Muzaffarpur Sameer Kumar has demanded a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into her husband’s murder case. Varsha Rani, the wife of Sameer Kumar, also said she would observe a day-long fast on January 18 in front of the District Magistrate’s office on the issue. The former mayor of Muzaffarpur Sameer Kumar and his driver Rohit Kumar were shot dead on […]

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Disabled people in Nepal get 'Jaipur Foot' prosthesis

Disabled people in Nepal get ‘Jaipur Foot’ prosthesis

January 13, 2019 10:36 pm

Kathmandu: Several disabled people in Nepal were provided free Indian-made prosthesis ‘Jaipur Foot’ during an artificial limb fitment camp inaugurated here on Sunday. The Bhagwan Mahavir Vikalang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) has started an artificial limb camp at Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu in association with Chaudhary Foundation, a charity organisation belonging to Binod Chaudhary, the first billionaire of Nepal. During the three-day camp, 50 people […]

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Griezmann the saviour for Atletico again

Griezmann the saviour for Atletico again

January 13, 2019 10:26 pm

Madrid: Antoine Griezmann came to the rescue again as Atletico Madrid kept the pressure on Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Sunday by edging past Levante. Griezmann has now scored all of Atletico’s last six goals and this latest one, from the penalty spot, proved the difference in a cagey contest at the Wanda Metropolitano. A 1-0 victory for Diego […]

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Summit on fighting child sex abuse opens at Vatican

Pope to parents: It’s OK to fight, just not in front of kids

January 13, 2019 10:22 pm

Vatican City: Pope Francis is offering new parents a bit of advice, telling them it’s perfectly normal to fight but just not in front of their children because of the “anguish” it causes. Francis asked permission Sunday to give his counsel during a ceremony to baptise 27 newborns, an annual tradition that fills the frescoed Sistine Chapel with newborns, their parents and […]

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Theresa May under pressure to step down over Brexit

May warns MPs against ‘catastrophic’ failure to deliver Brexit

January 13, 2019 9:59 pm

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned MPs preparing to vote down her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be a “catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy”. May, who is fighting to save her withdrawal agreement negotiated with the bloc over 18 months of talks, told lawmakers they must not let down Brexit-backers in […]

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The US ambassador to Germany has warned of sanctions against firms linked to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia,

US threatens sanctions over Russia-Germany gas pipeline

January 13, 2019 9:47 pm

Frankfurt: The US ambassador to Germany has warned of sanctions against firms linked to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia, the American embassy in Berlin confirmed Sunday. A letter envoy Richard Grenell sent to several businesses “reminds that any company operating in the Russian energy export pipeline sector… is in danger under CAATSA of US sanctions,” an embassy spokesman told to news agency AFP. The Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions […]

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