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 …

Niali Madhab being related to Lord Jagannath, No evidence : SJTA

  Puri: A day after several fans drove by Niali Madhab sanctuary servitors landed in Puri conveying new garments for Lord Jagannath, his associate Goddess Mahalaxmi, senior sibling Lord Balabhadra and sister …

Asks ministers to work, not please their ‘boss’: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

  Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked Thursday state priests to focus on their specializations as opposed to responding to his announcements to ‘please their chief’. He said either Chief Minister …

‘Cheating’ Aurangabad voters: Complaint against Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: A grumbling of ‘duping’ has been recorded against Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray and two different pioneers in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad region for looking for cast a ballot for the sake of …

Plea for transfer to special cell rejected : Peter Mukherjea

  Mumbai: A uncommon court here Thursday dismissed the supplication documented by Peter Mukerjea, a charged in the Sheena Bora murder case, looking for its course to the Arthur Road prison specialists …

Buys stake in IPL Soccer: Sunny Leone

  Mumbai: Hindi film star Sunny Leone has purchased a stake in the Leicester Galactos group of IPL Soccer, a big name claimed seven-a-side indoor football competition held in the UK. Bright’s …

Waqf Board properties encroached, Close to 17,000: Naqvi

  New Delhi: Punjab has the most noteworthy number of Waqf Board properties under infringement with such properties numbering around 17,000 the nation over, the administration told Parliament, Thursday. In a composed …

MP Pragya Thakur named in defence panel: Malegaon blast accused

  New Delhi: Controversial BJP MP Pragya Thakur and three-time boss clergyman of the past territory of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah, who is confined under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), …

Warns Congress against joining hands with Sena: Sanjay Nirupam

  Mumbai: Congress pioneer Sanjay Nirupam Thursday said it would be a “botch” with respect to his gathering in the event that it joins the Shiv Sena-drove government being arranged in Maharashtra, …

Adjourned after opposition protest: Rajya Sabha

  New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was dismissed Thursday till early afternoon as resistance groups including the Congress fought after the Chair didn’t permit talk on the issue of constituent bonds and privatization …

To go under the knives: Kamal Haasan

  Chennai: Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) originator Kamal Haasan will experience a surgery here Friday for the expulsion of an embed set in his leg after he endured a break in 2016, …