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Hyderabad: Creating history, Telangana's ruling TRS scored a landslide victory in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, winning 99 seats in 150-member body. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) wave washed away main opposition Congress and the Telugu Desam Party-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP-TDP) alliance, together reduced to single digits.Victory in GHMC polls should be lesson to ...
Hyderabad: While a TRS wave swept Hyderabad civic polls, MIM withstood it in its traditional strongholds. Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) bagged 44 seats in 150-member Greater Hyderabad Municipal Elections (GHMC), one seat higher than its tally in 2009 elections.#TRS heading for #MassiveWin in #GHMCElections https://t.co/fFB8m23jgz … @trspartyonline pic.twitter.com/NwqqGUkoaj— PawanKalyan ...

Nine killed in Turkey fire

2016-02-05 19:10:00

Ankara, Feb 6 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 25 others injured on Friday when a fire broke out in a building in Cizre in southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakar, a town that has been under a curfew since mid-December last year. Idris Baluken, a deputy for the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), said the building caught fire after getting hit by bombardments and security forces prevented ...
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Pacer Mohammed Shami has been included in India's squad for this month's Asia Cup and the World T20 commencing next month, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced here on Friday. Shami hasn't played for the country since the 2015 World Cup due to a knee injury. The 25-year-old Bengal right-armer was named in the limited-overs squads for the tour of Australia, ...
A group of Nigerian students on Friday filed a complaint at the Hyderabad police station alleging that they were attacked by a group of local youth in Tolichowki.The president of the Nigerian Association in Telengana claimed that his friends were assaulted by a group of people in Kakimpet area of Tolichowki here."Yesterday (Thursday) about 8.30pm, I received a call from a Nigerian friend that there ...
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Brijnathi Singh was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Patna on Friday.AK-47 shells were recovered.Investigations are on. (ANI) ...
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and India are in talks that could settle a long-running solar power trade dispute, delaying the announcement of a ruling by the World Trade Organization, an Obama administration official said on Friday. Washington filed the WTO challenge three years ago, claiming that India's national solar power programme illegally discriminated against ...
The United Nations on Friday called on the Swedish and British authorities to end the captivity of Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website.Assange has been arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the United Kingdom since his arrest in London in December 2010, as a result of the legal action against him by both Governments.In a public statement the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary ...
Nagapura, Hunsur district (Karnataka): Her pale, yellow eyes stood out against her dusky skin, and the grief was visible on the face of the young woman from a tribe of traditional honey gatherers living on the edge of south Karnataka's Nagarhole National Park. Shanta (she uses only one name) recounted how her baby, a boy, was born dead. When she felt labour pains, she travelled by autorickshaw ...
On February 3, a news item was shared on social media that left us speechless. We shared the link, unable to comment. Anything we could say about the incident would seem hollow. Nothing could capture the full horror of the violence to which a mob in Bangalore subjected a group of students.The incident itself had occurred on the evening of January 31. A student from Sudan had reportedly mowed down a ...
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and India are in talks that could settle a long-running solar power trade dispute, delaying the announcement of a ruling by the World Trade Organization, an Obama administration official said on Friday. Washington filed the WTO challenge three years ago, claiming that India's national solar power programme illegally discriminated against ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employment gains slowed more than expected in January as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded, but rising wages and an unemployment rate at an eight-year low suggested the labour market recovery remains firm. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 151,000 jobs and the unemployment rate slipped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.9 percent, ...
By Zeba Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) - Lupin Ltd, India's third-largest drugmaker, reported a quarterly profit that met estimates as strong sales in its local market help offset weakness in the United States, and the company said it expects fourth-quarter earnings to improve. Sales in India, Lupin's second-largest market, rose 17 percent in the quarter ended December. U.S. sales excluding those from ...
By Andreas Cremer INGOLSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - Audi's labour boss said he will "hold management responsible" for adopting a new leadership culture, raising pressure on the luxury carmaker to implement change as it grapples with its emissions scandal. Audi submitted a plan this week to U.S. authorities to fix about 80,000 3.0 litre diesel cars that were found evading emissions limits and keeps ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
New York: Want to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter? Soon, you may be able to tweet in 10,000 characters on the micro-blogging site. According to media reports, Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet longer than its traditional 140-character limit. The company is currently considering a 10,000-character limit, recode.net reported, adding that Twitter ...
New Delhi: Missouri State University (MSU), long-established university of Midwest US, is inviting applications for its Master’s Degree Program in Administrative Studies with a concentration in Cyber Security, under the Department of Computer Information Systems. The program provides hands-on labs and exercises to teach aspiring Cyber Security professionals how to secure and defend Information ...
* Four gunmen entered school campus under cover of fog * Many victims were shot execution-style in the head * Confusion on responsibility as Taliban make contradicting claims * Attack comes more than a year after Peshawar school massacre (Adds Taliban spokesman denial) By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Jibran Ahmad CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Armed militants stormed a university ...

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