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 …

We need to move on quickly from England loss: South African captain Faf du Plessis.

London, May 31 South Africa will have to move on quickly from the drubbing it received in the World Cup opener against England and regroup themselves before its next game against …

Himadri Speciality Chemical FY’19 profit up 31 pc at Rs 324 cr

New Delhi, May 31  Himadri Speciality Chemical has posted 31 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 324 crore during the last fiscal on higher sales. Its net profit …

Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Shopian

Srinagar, May 31  An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in …

Tripura forest dept to set up vulture colony to protect vultures

Agartala, May 31  As part of its environment conservation efforts, the forest department in Tripura is planning to set up a vulture colony, with abundant food options and a suitable ecosystem, …

Politician booked for extorting money

Palghar, May 31 A local politician has been booked for allegedly blackmailing a Vasai-Virar corporator and extorting money from him, the police said Friday. Interestingly, the corporator, Arun Jadhav, himself has …

Woman raped by two youth ,posts video in social media.

Shahjahanpur (UP), May 31 A 28-year-old woman was raped by two youth, who also posted a video of the crime on social media, police said Friday. SP, Rural, Subhash Chandra Shakya, …

Budapest tour boat capsize: Victims weren’t wearing life jackets

Budapest, May 31Initial investigation into the Budapest tour boat capsize that claimed the lives of seven South Korean tourists had revealed that none of the victims were wearing life jackets, authorities …

India buying missiles from Russia will have implications on defense ties: US

Washington, May 31 India’s decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defense system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administration has warned. The S-400 is known …

Admiral Karambir Singh takes charge as new Navy chief

New Delhi, May 31 Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday took charge as the 24th Navy chief replacing incumbent Sunil Lanba. “Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM AVSM ADC assumes charge as the 24th …

Paris wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana

Paris, May 31Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site is …