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Nuns, including one who accused Bishop Franco of rape, write to Kerala CM for protection

Four of the five nuns who came out in support of the alleged rape victim have been transferred out of the Kuravilangad convent.

19 Jan 2019 1:23 pm
Two Buddhist monks shot dead in Thailand’s restive south

Thailand is a predominantly Buddhist country but Muslim Malays are a majority in three southern provinces bordering Malaysia.

19 Jan 2019 1:21 pm
Narendra Modi inaugurates L&T’s howitzer gun-manufacturing unit

L&T had won the Rs 4,500-crore contract to supply 100 units of the K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 calibre Tracked Self-Propelled gun systems to the Indian Army in 2017.

19 Jan 2019 12:40 pm
JNU sedition case: Court questions Delhi Police for filing charge sheet without procuring requisite sanctions

The case pertains to the “anti-India” slogans raised at the event in in JNU campus in 2016 against the hanging of Parliament attack mastermind Afzal Guru.

19 Jan 2019 12:36 pm
Afghan Taliban reject talks with U.S. in Pakistan

“We wanted to make it clear that we will not hold any meeting with Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad,” Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid in a statement.

19 Jan 2019 12:32 pm
IRCTC scam: Delhi court extends Lalu Prasad’s interim bail till Jan. 28

The interim bail to Rabri Devi and Tejashwi Yadav too extended

19 Jan 2019 12:06 pm
Crowds gather at Brigade Parade for Kolkata Opposition rally

On Saturday, January 19 2019, at least two dozen top national leaders are expected to participate in the Trinamool Congress-hosted rally at Kolkata's

19 Jan 2019 11:31 am
Congress started the ‘aaya ram, gaya ram’ culture: Yeddyurappa

The absence of Congress MLAs from the CLP meeting an indication indication that a volcano may erupt in the coming days, says the former CM.

19 Jan 2019 11:20 am
Nawaz Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

Nawaz Sharif underwent Coronary Angioplasty twice in 2001 and 2017 and also had open heart surgery twice in 2011 and 2016, the special medical board said in its report.

19 Jan 2019 11:12 am
Australian Open: Osaka overcomes frustrations, reaches 4th round

The fourth seed beats Hsieh Su-wei 5-7 6-4 6-1

19 Jan 2019 10:49 am
Indonesia to release suspected Bali bomb mastermind from prison

“The first reason is humanitarian. He is elderly and his health is also a consideration,” Mr. Widodo told reporters, according to a statement from the social affairs ministry.

19 Jan 2019 10:40 am
What is Pinarayi govt. doing to help the nuns, asks Smriti

‘People who speak about women empowerment are silent’

19 Jan 2019 10:37 am
19 Jan 2019 10:23 am
Mexico fuel pipeline fire, Naomi Osaka reaches 4th round at Australian Open, and other news in pictures

10.15 am20 killed in fire at tap on Mexico fuel pipelineA huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least

19 Jan 2019 10:16 am
Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

Immediately after the special counsel’s statement was issued, Mr. Trump retweeted several posts that called the story fake news. He later tweeted- “A very sad day for journalism, but a great day for our Country!”

19 Jan 2019 9:56 am
State policemen in the dock for ‘burking’

It is a police term for diluting the severity of offence to avoid scrutiny from higher-ups

19 Jan 2019 9:22 am
Have a Bescom issue? AI-powered chatbots will soon answer you

It will be first line of interaction with consumers, says power utility

19 Jan 2019 9:19 am
20 dead, 60 burned in fire at tap on Mexico fuel pipeline

The leak was caused by fuel thieves illegally tapping the pipeline in a small town in the state of Hidalgo, about 100 km north of Mexico City, according to state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex.

19 Jan 2019 9:19 am
Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years

Jason Van Dyke was convicted last year of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery one for each bullet fired at Laquan McDonald.

19 Jan 2019 9:02 am
India, Pakistan should engage in ‘meaningful dialogue’ to resolve their issues: UN chief

I hope that the importance of both India and Pakistan is such in international affairs, I hope that the two countries will be able to engage in a meaningful dialogue, he said.

19 Jan 2019 8:50 am
Security in place at Palani temple for Thai Poosam

District Superintendent of Police V. Baskaran has instructed 387 personnel including an ADSP, six DSP, 10 Inspectors, 20 Sub-Inspectors and 350 police

19 Jan 2019 8:20 am
Strengthen local economy for nation’s development: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday said that strengthening of local industries and purchase of local goods were crucial for developm

19 Jan 2019 8:17 am
Large combined bus stand coming up in the city

Periyar Bus Stand, Shopping Complex Bus Stand and shops in the vicinity to be demolished; Deputy CM to lay stone for the ₹ 137 crore project

19 Jan 2019 8:14 am
Ooty Lake to be desilted

The Ooty Lake, which is clogged with garbage and mud, is to be desilted to facilitate better flow of water into it. A few months ago, the sewage treat

19 Jan 2019 8:11 am
Women urged to develop leadership skills

Future India programmes are organised for college students

19 Jan 2019 8:09 am
Skill development programme for women prisoners launched

Chandran’s Yuva Foundation, an NGO, on Friday launched a skill development programme for women prisoners at the Coimbatore Central Prison. Titled ‘Ris

19 Jan 2019 8:08 am
Work begins for setting up horse shelter in Khandal

Stray animals found roaming the streets of Udhagamandalam town will soon have a place to be housed and kept safe, with the municipality allocating lan

19 Jan 2019 8:08 am
An expedition to document endangered birds, habitats

“Seek 2019”, an expedition by a four-member team covering 22,000 km over 90 days to document the 100 most threatened endangered bird species, their ha

19 Jan 2019 8:07 am
Two rare visitors sighted at bird race

Twenty-five teams participated in the event

19 Jan 2019 8:07 am
Trump, N.Korea’s Kim to hold second summit in late February

Ms. Sanders said that Trump's talks with the North Korean envoy were productive but added that the United States “is going to continue to keep pressure and sanctions on North Korea.”

19 Jan 2019 8:06 am
‘Zero hour’ drive by police nets 1,800 motorists

City police initiative in Kozhikode that makes rule violators attend a two-hour mandatory traffic awareness session

19 Jan 2019 7:54 am
Govt. mulling ordinance against dance bars

After the Supreme Court’s verdict paving the way for reopening of dance bars in Maharashtra, the BJP-led government is considering bringing an ordinan

19 Jan 2019 7:44 am
‘Bombairiya’ review: Confusion confounded

The messy multiple narrative film gets strangled by its various strands

19 Jan 2019 7:26 am
Khyala murders: son succumbs to injuries after parents’ death

Kin, neighbours protest demanding relief for surviving minor children

19 Jan 2019 2:15 am
Man stabbed for resisting robbery

A man was stabbed in the stomach for allegedly resisting a robbery in south Delhi’s Munirka on Thursday night, the police said. Seiminlun Haokip, is a

19 Jan 2019 2:12 am
‘Feb 28 deadline to amend policy on charcoal usage’

NGT warns of action against officials

19 Jan 2019 2:09 am
Man convicted in attempt to murder case

Accused had attacked labourer in 2014

19 Jan 2019 2:08 am
19 Jan 2019 2:07 am
Man fleeing attackers hit by bike, dies

Doctors said the victim died of head injuries, say police

19 Jan 2019 2:05 am
Two arrested for supplying drugs

Two persons, including a foreign national, were arrested for allegedly supplying drugs in the Capital and other states. Police claimed to have recover

19 Jan 2019 2:03 am
Video surfaces day after guard’s death

A day after a 26-year-old security guard was found hanging in a school near Swaroop Nagar in outer Delhi, a video in which he is seen speaking about t

19 Jan 2019 2:01 am
Four members of gang held for involvement in 70 theft cases

Laptops, mobile phones, catapults and scooty recovered

19 Jan 2019 2:01 am
Five persons rob gym instructor, give him ₹20 to go home

Incident happened in early hours of Friday in Dwarka Mor

19 Jan 2019 1:58 am
Mizoram govt. taken to court over liquor losses

Extension of dry days has hit our business, say vendors

19 Jan 2019 1:55 am
Rape victim shot dead by accused in Gurugram

She had refused to withdraw complaint, alleges eyewitness

19 Jan 2019 1:52 am
Panel seeks explanation from corpn. officials

The State Information Commission will seek an explanation from the assistant engineer and assistant executive engineer of the Kochi Corporation’s Fort

19 Jan 2019 1:52 am
No alliance with Congress for Lok Sabha elections: AAP

Party to contest all seats in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab; Sheila rules out possibility of talks; BJP says all anti-Modi alliances would fail

19 Jan 2019 1:51 am
Fire force drivers suspended

Two fire force drivers were suspended on the charge of delaying sending fire tenders for fire fighting. Two drivers attached to the Mattancherry fire

19 Jan 2019 1:49 am
Body found in building under construction

The body of an unidentified man was found in a decomposed state in a building under construction at Elamkulam on Friday morning. The man appeared to b

19 Jan 2019 1:48 am