Sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister: Mahinda Rajapaksa

  Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s senior sibling and previous strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa will be confirmed as the new PM Thursday. Gotabhaya Wednesday named Rajapaksa as the new executive after officeholder …

Tightens policy on political ads to prevent abuse: Google

  San Francisco: Google Wednesday refreshed how it handles political promotions as online stages stay compelled to abstain from being utilized to spread misdirecting data planned to impact voters. The web organization …

Points finger at outsiders including US, Iran : Deadly unrest

  Dubai: As a virus downpour fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital Wednesday, ladies gulped by dark chadors and men in green military-style coats strolled close by the banner hung pine …

Strikes kill 21 in Syria, says monitor: Russia air raids, regime

  Beirut: Attacks by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s powers and air attacks by his partner Russia killed in any event 21 regular people remembering 10 youngsters for rebel-held Idlib territory Wednesday, an …

Approves sale of USD 1 billion worth of naval guns to India: Trump administration

  Washington: The Trump Administration has advised to the US Congress its assurance to sell USD 1 billion worth of maritime weapons to India for use against warships, hostile to flying machine …

4 arrested for supplying drugs in Delhi

New Delhi, Police have arrested four people, including a Nigerian national, in three separate cases of drug trafficking here and seized heroine worth Rs 7 crore, besides 60 kg ganja and …

Man gets life term for raping step-daughter in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Nov 21 An Uttar Pradesh court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping his 17-year-old step-daughter after her mother died. The Baghpat additional district and sessions judge Shailendra …

Three more arrested for beheading man

Thane,  The city police have arrested three more persons in connection with the beheading of a man on the suspicion of practising witchcraft, an official said on Wednesday. With this, the …

Police constable gets shot while chasing chain snatchers

Ahmednagar,  A police constable was shot at while allegedly chasing two motorcycle-borne chain snatchers in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at Chitale Road Chowk in …

Five arrested for kidnapping, assaulting garage owner

Pune,  Five men have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a garage owner at Kondhwa in Maharashtra’s Pune city, following a dispute over financial transactions, police said on Wednesday. Sehar …

Man arrested on charge of raping daughter 8 years ago

Hamirpur, November  A man was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of raping his minor daughter in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur district eight years ago, police said. He was taken into custody …

2 arrested for cloning ATM cards at spa centre in Dwarka

New Delhi, Nov 20  Two men running a spa centre have been arrested for their involvement in cloning ATM cards in Dwarka on, police said on Wednesday. The police nabbed Rajesh …

Two arrested for brutal murder

Thane, Nov 20 Two men were arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly killing a former co-worker in Kashimira area in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said on Wednesday. The accused Avinash …

CBI registers case against customs official for bribery in Chennai

New Delhi,  The CBI has registered a case against a customs official for allegedly accepting a bribe to give clearance to imported goods at the Chennai Port, an official said on …

Public Sector Banks reported frauds of over Rs 95,700 cr in Apr-Sep

New Delhi,  Government owned banks reported frauds of over Rs 95,700 crore in the first six months of the current fiscal, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday. “According to Reserve Bank …