Stranded Malaysian cargo ship evacuated from Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 A Malaysian cargo ship which had been stranded near Odisha’s Chilika Lake since August 7 was finally towed into deep sea on Sunday night, a district official said. …

Sensex falls 262 pts as crude oil prices boil

Mumbai, Sep 16  The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday slipped nearly 262 points due to panic sell-offs by investors who were caught off guard by massive spike in crude prices after …

Rupee plummets 68 paise to 71.60/USD in early trade on sharp rise in crude prices

Mumbai, Sep 16  The rupee tumbled by 68 paise to 71.60 against the US currency in early trade on Monday, as a sharp jump in global crude oil prices dampened investor …

Hong Kong returns to violence as police fires tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong,  Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after …

Turkish President hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria summit

Ankara, Sep 16  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host his Russian and Iranian counterparts on Monday for their latest summit on Syria, with attention focused on Damascus’s push on the …

Killing of BJP worker in Amethi: Main arrested

Amethi UP:The main accused in the killing of a close aide of Amethi MP Smriti Irani was arrested Friday following an encounter with police here, officials said. Wasim was held in …

Sensex drops 118 pts; auto, financial stocks drag

Mumbai, May 31  In a highly volatile session, the benchmark BSE Sensex ended 118 points lower, dragged by losses mainly in auto and financial stocks. The NSE Nifty too edged 23 …

Turkey’s plan to buy Russian missile ‘devastating’:Pentagon

Washington:A top Pentagon official has said the consequences would be “devastating” for Turkey’s joint F-35 fighter program and its cooperation with NATO if the country bought a Russian missile defense system. …

Ellen DeGeneres recalls assault by her stepfather

Los Angeles :Comedian-host Ellen DeGeneres has recalled being sexually assaulted by her mother’s then-husband when she was a teen. DeGeneres revisited the abuse she experienced as a teenager in an upcoming …

Baghel unveils statue of Bastar tiger Karma

Jagdalpur, May 31 Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has unveiled a statue of Mahendra Karma, a senior Congress leader who was killed in the 2013 Jhiram valley Naxal attack, here in …

Transformer catches fire:2 cars, 8 bikes destroyed

Noida (UP), May 31  Two cars and eight motorcycles were destroyed after a transformer caught fire here Friday, officials said. The incident took place at Block H in Sector 63 around …

Kerala govt freezes order to reinstate controversial police officer.

Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 The Kerala government has frozen the controversial order of reinstating a police officer, who was suspended for alleged lapses that led to the killing of a Dalit Christian …

Hemkund Sahib to reopen for devotees on Saturday

Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand), May 31  The sacred portals of Hemkund Sahib, one of the most revered Sikh shrines in the Garhwal Himalayas, will reopen for devotees on Saturday morning. The Himalayan shrine …

Vijender is scared of me:British boxer Amir

New Delhi, May 31 Vijender Singh is “scared” of me, bragged celebrated boxer Amir Khan, who is set to take on India’s Neeraj Goyat in a Super Boxing League exhibition bout …

Trump would be ‘in handcuffs’ if not president:Elizabeth Warren

Washington:Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that if Donald Trump were not protected by his presidential status, he would be “in handcuffs and indicted” for obstructing the investigation into …