Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

  Solid evening winds increased a fierce blaze consuming for almost fourteen days in the mountains upper east of Los Angeles, provoking specialists to give new departure orders on Saturday for …

China’s ByteDance gets Trump nod to avoid TikTok shutdown

  Possibly the current year’s Ig Nobels, the satire prizes for questionable however hilarious logical accomplishment, ought to have been renamed the Ick Nobels. An anthropologist who tried a metropolitan legend …

Former Canadian PM John Turner passes away at 91

  Previous Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has died at 91 years old at his home in Toronto. He passed on Friday night, the BBC cited Marc Kealey, a previous helper …

Trump to nominate female judge for Supreme Court

  President Donald Trump is probably going to name a female contender to the US Supreme Court to fill the opening made by the demise of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. “I …

Thai protesters challenge monarchy as huge protests escalate

  President Donald Trump is probably going to choose a female contender to the US Supreme Court to fill the opening made by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. “I …

Illegal structures on govt land razed in Indore

Indore, Dec 31  Several illegal structures were demolished in Indore on Tuesday as part of the Madhya Pradesh government’s drive against land mafia, a senior civic official said. A garden used …

Railways announces fare hike effective from January 1, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 31 On the New Year’s eve, the railways announced fare hike across its network, excluding suburban trains, effective from January 1, 2020, according to an order issued on …

Prateek Kuhad’s song makes it to Obama’s favourite music of 2019

Los Angeles, Dec 31 Indian singer Prateek Kuhad’s song “cold/mess” has made it to former US President Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 line-up. The list, shared by Obama on Twitter …

Karvy Group splits business in two verticals; non-fin businesses to be housed in separate arm

Mumbai, Dec 31 Over a month after it was barred by Sebi from taking new clients for misusing clients’ securities, the troubled Karvy Group on Tuesday announced corporate restructuring to separate …

Core sector output shrinks by 1.5 pc in November

New Delhi, Dec 31  Contracting for the fourth consecutive month, the output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 1.5 per cent in November 2019 as five of the eight sectors …

Investors richer by over Rs 11 lakh crore in 2019 stock market rally

New Delhi, Dec 31  Investors became richer by over Rs 11 lakh crore in 2019 helped by a stupendous rally in the stock market where the benchmark Sensex clocked over 14 …

Ircon International, BEML sign pact to explore opportunities in foreign market

New Delhi, Dec 31  State-owned engineering and construction firm Ircon International Ltd on Tuesday said it has entered into a pact with BEML to explore and address opportunities in the overseas …

Sensex falls 304 pts on last trading day but closes 2019 on a high note

Mumbai, Dec 31  Market benchmark Sensex slumped 304 points on the last trading session of 2019, dragged by losses in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and TCS. After swinging …

Iraq Prime Minister demands protesters leave US embassy ‘immediately’

Baghdad, Dec 31 Iraq’s caretaker premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said on Tuesday that crowds that had stormed the US embassy in anger at deadly US air strikes should leave the compound …

Over 500 people killed in 370 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2019

Islamabad, Dec 31  There were nearly 370 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2019, causing the death of 518 people, according to a report by a think-tank. This is a 30 per …