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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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
Ahead of Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow, Shiv Sena's UP Chief Anil Singh has been put under house arrest but the latter has asserted that protests against the singer will be carried out in the city."Our soldiers are dying and the UP Government wants to rolls a red carpet for Ghulam Ali. On one hand our artists are not being given a visa by Pakistan and on the other hand we ...
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have claimed responsibility for the explosion on Saturday in Quetta's Multan Chowk area in which at least 10 people were killed."The TTP's TSG unity carried out the attack that targeted the convoy of security forces," Taliban spokesperson, Mohammad Khorasani said in a statement.According to The Express Tribune, four officials of the Frontier Corps (FC) were killed ...
Fatullah, Feb 6 (IANS) Following India's dominating 197-run victory over Namibia which helped them enter the semifinals of the Under-19 cricket World Cup, head coach Rahul Dravid heaped praise on his side and termed the win as the best all-round performance so far. Opener Rishabh Pant struck a brilliant 111 off 96 balls, alongside Sarfaraz Khan (76) and Armaan Jaffer (64), which steered the team ...
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 6 (ANI): Girls, who are inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive as a child, are twice as likely to be obese as a teenager or adult, according to a new study.Mayo Clinic researchers led the multi-site study that showed that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).This is the first population-based longitudinal ...
, Feb 6 (ANI): You may want to rest for a few days after banging your head as a new study revealed that doing so may be vital to let the brain recover and prevent lasting damage.The Georgetown University Medical Center study in mice showed that repeated mild concussions with only a day to recover between injuries leads to mounting damage and brain inflammation that remains evident a year after injury.Lead ...
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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