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Police block off a sidewalk while responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square on Monday. Image: AP New York: New York City Police said on December 11 that they were investigating an explosion of “unknown origin” in busy downtown Manhattan, and that people were being evacuated. A law enforcement official says what is believed to be an explosive device has been set off on Manhattan ...
The hate crime involving the murder of a migrant laborer named Mohammed Afrazul, 47, has garnered national attention. Afrazul was from Malda in West Bengal; he was hacked and then burnt alive in Rajasthan over an alleged affair. The accused made his nephew film the killing and then went on to rant about love jihad and Islam. After the video of the attack was uploaded on social media, it got widespread ...
The hate crime involving the murder of a migrant laborer named Mohammed Afrazul, 47, has garnered national attention. Afrazul was from Malda in West Bengal; he was hacked and then burnt alive in Rajasthan over an alleged affair. The accused made his nephew film the killing and then went on to rant about love jihad and Islam. After the video of the attack was uploaded on social media, it got widespread ...
Ahmedabad, Dec 12 (IANS) In an election rally in BJP bastion Ahmedabad on Monday night that fetched a record 52,800 Facebook Live views, firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel once again exhorted the people to throw out the BJP from power. "I am nobody here to say who to vote for but only that if you pick the BJP, you would be a traitor for your community. For once, just teach them a lesson. If you ...
The hate crime involving the murder of a migrant laborer named Mohammed Afrazul, 47, has garnered national attention. Afrazul was from Malda in West Bengal; he was hacked and then burnt alive in Rajasthan over an alleged affair. The accused made his nephew film the killing and then went on to rant about love jihad and Islam. After the video of the attack was uploaded on social media, it got widespread ...
[India], December 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Minister Swami Prasad Maurya on Monday commented on the alleged rape of a Dalit girl in Meerut stating that these accidents happen sometimes but should not occur.While speaking to reporters here, Maurya said "These accidents happen sometimes. Such incidents are unexpected and should not happen. But, the law will take its course and punish the criminals."According ...
[United States], December 12 (ANI): The United States Defense Department has allowed the military to begin accepting transgender recruits starting January 1 next year, following a federal court ruling in the matter.The ruling came on Monday despite Trump administration's request to delay the order to allow transgender people to join the armed forces starting January 1.Fox News quoted Maj. David Eastburn, ...
By Lawrence White LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC drew a line under its punishment for lapses in anti-money laundering controls on Monday, saying the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) would end its deferred prosecution agreement, lifting the threat of further penalties. Europe's biggest bank paid a $1.9 billion fine and entered into the five-year deal in 2012 for failing to prevent Mexican drug cartels ...
The hate crime involving the murder of a migrant laborer named Mohammed Afrazul, 47, has garnered national attention. Afrazul was from Malda in West Bengal; he was hacked and then burnt alive in Rajasthan over an alleged affair. The accused made his nephew film the killing and then went on to rant about love jihad and Islam. After the video of the attack was uploaded on social media, it got widespread ...
Though he hasn’t formally assumed the role of President of the Congress party, Rahul Gandhi had a fire to put out fairly quickly following his filing of nomination papers. Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar was suspended from the primary membership of the party following remarks he made against the Prime Minister. The Congress leader, Aiyar, called Modi a ‘neech aadmi’ essentially referring ...
New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi has been elected Congress president unopposed, announces Mullappally Ramachandran, Congress leader. "Eighty-nine nomination proposals were received, all were valid. Since there was only one candidate. I hereby declare Rahul Gandhi elected as the president of Indian National Congress," he said. The 47-year-old Gandhi will be the sixth Nehru-Gandhi scion to helm the party. His ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A tax overhaul bill passed by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee would lift economic growth enough to generate an additional $1.8 trillion in revenue over 10 years, more than enough to offset revenue lost from a cut in taxes, the Treasury Department estimated on Monday. In a summary analysis of a white paper, the Treasury Department said it based its estimate on a presumed 0.7 ...
[USA], Dec 11 (ANI): A new study adds to growing evidence that exposure to air pollution before conception or even during the first month during pregnancy increases the risk of birth defects in children.Although the increased risk is modest, the potential impact on a population basis is noteworthy because all pregnant women have some amount of exposure."The most susceptible time of exposure appears ...
[India], Dec 11 (ANI): There is a crucial link between environment and health and the current status of Delhi stands as a testimony to the ailing citizens of the capital.The low density caused by winter does not allow pollutants to settle down thus giving rise to winter allergies. According to the report 'Body Burden: Lifestyle Diseases Report 2017', every third child in Delhi has impaired lungs.This ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has published an important notification on their website, jeemain.nic.in for candidates to remove any errors in their photographs uploaded during the registration process. Every year, CBSE conducts the joint entrance exam (JEE) for those seeking admissions in renowned engineering colleges and institutions across the country. The application process for ...
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati has published the examination schedule for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018 that are to be held in the month of February. Candidates may get to know the official dates from the official website, gate.iitg.ac.in The GATE exam scores are compulsory for candidates who are seeking admission to master's programs and doctoral programs ...


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