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 …

Kerala

Kerala Tourism conducts roadshows in Europe

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 In an aggressive bid to make deeper inroads in Europe, Kerala Tourism conducted a string of road-shows by participating in the World Travel Market (WTM), London, and showcased …

IIT-M student suicide: Two students end indefinite fast

Chennai, Nov 19 Two IIT-Madras students, who had embarked on an indefinite ‘hunger strike’ following the death of a girl student announced withdrawal of their protest on Tuesday following assurace from …

Kerala govt not considering judicial probe into killing of Maoists: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18  Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday ruled out a judicial inquiry for now into the recent killing of four Maoists in an alleged encounter and said a …

National

Agitation withdrawn in Sambalpur: Farmers’

  Bhubaneswar: The ranchers’ tumult over concentrated token framework in Sambalpur area has been pulled back after a discourse with Rural Development serve Sushant Singh Thursday. Convener of the ranchers’ affiliation …

Assumes office as interim DGP: Satyajit Mohanty

  Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS official Satyajit Mohanty Thursday expected office as in-control Director General of Police (DGP). He will stay in the post till DGP-representative Abhay assumes responsibility, a Home office notice …

Claimed 18,683 lives in state in 4 yrs, Road mishaps: Transport minister

  Bhubaneswar:  As numerous as 18,683 individuals kicked the bucket in street mishaps over the most recent four years in Odisha, said Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera Thursday. Answering to an inquiry, the …

Crime

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 …

Technology

All you need to know : Facebook Pay

Outfitted with WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger, web based life mammoth Facebook has propelled the ‘Facebook Pay’ computerized installment framework in the US to match Apple Pay and Google Pay. Worldwide rollout …

Agitation withdrawn in Sambalpur: Farmers’

  Bhubaneswar: The ranchers’ tumult over concentrated token framework in Sambalpur area has been pulled back after a discourse with Rural Development serve Sushant Singh Thursday. Convener of the ranchers’ affiliation …

Back in ODI, T20 squads for Windies series: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  Kolkata: A fit-again Bhuvneshwar Kumar made a rebound Thursday to the Indian groups for the up and coming ODI and T20 arrangement against the West Indies while commander Virat Kohli returned …

India, Bhutan hold meeting on cross border malaria elimination

Guwahati, India and Bhutan held a meeting here on Wednesday on malaria elimination in both sides of the international border. Specific action plans for 9 districts of India and 10 districts …