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 …

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 …

Car bomb kills 11 civilians in northern Syria

Beirut, Sep 16  A car bomb near a hospital in a town held by Turkey-backed Syrian rebels in northern Syria killed 11 civilians on Sunday, a monitor said. The blast struck …

Donald Trump to join Modi in Houston to address 50K Indian-Americans, says White House

Washington, Sep 16  US President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Houston’s mega “Howdy, Modi!” event on September 22, the White House said on Sunday. Reflecting on the …

Ashok Gehlot plays down law-&-order statement by Pilot

Kota, Sep 16 Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday played down the controversy triggered by remarks on law and order by his deputy Sachin Pilot, saying it was good that …

Amit Shah reviews JK situation

New Delhi, Sept 16  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir amidst reports of around 230 terrorists waiting at terror launch pads in …

Farooq Abdullah detained under stringent PSA

Srinagar, Sept 16  Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has now been detained under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), which enables authorities to detain any individual for two …

Railway Claims Tribunal to be set up in Allahabad

Lucknow, Sep 16 The Railways has decided to set up a Railway Claims Tribunal bench in Allahabad to provide quick relief to victims of train accidents hailing from nearby districts. “The …

Nearly 250 malaria cases reported in Delhi; 93 in September

New Delhi, Sep 16  The number of malaria cases in Delhi this year has mounted to nearly 250 with at least 93 of those being reported in the first two weeks …