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Dharapuram: A spat between a government bus driver, on his way to work, and a passenger over alighting from the vehicle at a bus stand turned ugly with the driver allegedly biting the nose of the man. Police said that Selvaraj and Sasikumar, a car workshop owner, engaged in a heated argument yesterday at Dharapuram bus stand after both tried to simultaneously get down from the exit, leading to an ...
Hyderabad: A software professional was today arrested for allegedly raping a 32-year-old NRI woman IT firm employee, police said. "The woman and the accused Vishnu Vardhan had met on a dating app and continued their friendship over WhatsApp by chatting for the last six months," Golconda Police Station Inspector Khaleel Pasha said. The accused works in an IT firm in Banjara Hills area here. On the ...
Did you like reading about naughty children when young - maybe hoping for a few tips? The first you may have come across would be an energetic and enthusiastically mischievous, freckled five-year-old with a distinctive hairstyle. The definitive purveyor of hijinks was however his cheeky, grubby but innovative and ingenious elder who is nearly completing a century but is never aged and is still popular. Dennis ...
Los Angeles, Feb 7 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland has been forced to learn Spanish as her son Titan has started to say words in the language, thanks to his Argentinian nanny. The 34-year-old singer has been forced to learn the language "pretty quickly" as her 14-month-old son, whom she has with her husband Tim Witherspoon, has already started to pick up some of the words from his Argentinian nanny. "I'm ...
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Sunday said that the people, who are prohibiting the entry of women in Maharashtra's Shani Shingnapur temple, have no rationale behind their argument, adding that their mindset could be changed only by persuasion and not by force."Those who are trying to not allow women inside the temple premises, actually have fear in their minds. They think that bad omen will ...
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called on the Congress to stop 'blocking' bills crucial to the nation's development, adding that India was on the development path under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership."The priority this Parliament Session is the GST Bill and the Bankruptcy Bill among others. Hope that the Opposition joins hands with us in passing the progressive ...

10 killed in Pakistan fire

2016-02-07 10:30:00

Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed when a fire broke out in Sindh province's Thatta city on Sunday. The dead included three women, four children and three men, The Nation reported. According to the police, the fire engulfed several makeshift houses. Several other persons sustained serious burn injuries, and were shifted to hospital. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, ...
Pakistan Frontier Corps and the police personnel killed two suspected militants and arrested 35 suspects during an exchange of fire today.The law enforcement agencies were conducting raids in various parts of the city following yesterday's suicide attack in Quetta.The arrested suspects will be interrogated by the security personnel with regard to their alleged links to outlawed militant groups, reported ...
India has rarely been as much disgraced as by the assault on a group of Africans in Bengaluru, the country's vaunted Silicon Valley. Yet, this city, which is supposed to represent a cosmopolitan ambience, witnessed two of the worst examples of behaviour for which Indians are becoming infamous. One is an old trait - an intense colour consciousness which is seen in the search for fair brides in matrimonial ...
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 ...
By Krista Mahr and Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Representatives from Pakistan, Afghanistan, the United States and China met in Islamabad on Saturday to continue work on a roadmap for peace talks with Taliban insurgents who have ramped up their violent campaign against the government in Kabul. The talks are part of the latest effort to find a negotiated end to nearly 15 years of war ...
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, the lowest since February 2008, the Labor ...
, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has found that the effectiveness of routine Tdap booster wanes in adolescents.Kaiser Permanente's Vaccine Study Center found that the vaccine provides moderate protection against whooping cough during the first year after vaccination, but its effectiveness wanes to less than 9 percent after four years among teenagers who have received only a newer form of the whooping cough ...
, Feb 7 (ANI): Families should rethink about seniors' decision of giving up driving as a new study suggests that older adults, who keep driving, are healthier than their non-driving counterparts.The Columbia University researchers reviewed 16 studies that examined the health and well-being of older adults after they stopped driving and concluded that not being able to drive nearly doubles the risk ...
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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