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Cyclone Ockhi: Lok Sabha Dy Speaker requests Centre to intensify rescue operations

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He added that he is regretful that a few people lost their lives amidst rescue operations, and requested not to destroy the possibilities of solution findings by creating unwanted emotional scenes. The rescued fishermen include 41 persons from Kerala, 189 from Tamil Nadu, 14 from Assam, five from Odisha, and one from Andhra Pradesh. Ninetyfive persons are still missing, according to official sources. Read More »

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques

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Hours after the destruction of the terror tunnel that infiltrated into Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip, the IDF is calling the operation method that it utilized "ground breaking". Israel was not aware of any casualties, he said. "It is by no means behind us, but this will surely force the terrorist organizations to change techniques and to adapt". Read More »

Trump Administration INF Treaty Integrated Strategy

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Its statement was published to mark the 30th anniversary of the treaty, which was signed with the Soviet Union. The U.S. claim has additional strained relationships among Moscow and also Washington, and also the State Department Friday, they hinted at probable economical actions against over the matter. Read More »

Virat weds Anushka in Italy

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A video of what seemed like wedding preparations which were made at the resort went viral over the weekend. We can confirm now that Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are a married couple. They were last seen at the wedding reception of Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge, where they set the dance floor on fire. Each fan of Virushka (Virat and Anushka) have dreamt about seeing them together and married. Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to hear LGBT workplace discrimination case

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The nation's highest court on Monday rejected an appeal by Jameka Evans , who said she was subjected to discrimination and harassment while working at Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah. Currently, the full 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is re-examining its own precedent to determine whether a now deceased skydiving instructor had his civil rights violated after his former employer fired him because he was gay. Read More »

Monday Weather Clipper a "Snowmaker"

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Eastern Ontario will be hit by about 12 centimetres of snow on Monday night. Environment Canada has forecast "brief heavy snow along a cold front" for late Sunday, presaging a more protracted snowfall throughout Monday. Although localized areas could see higher amounts of snow, the agency says snowfall warnings are not expected. Poor driving conditions are expected and any untreated roads throughout the Greater Toronto Area could be slippery. Read More »

Three children dead after suspicious fire in Salford

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There are also reports that two teenagers managed to escape the blaze. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have paid tribute after three children died in a house fire in Salford . Two 16-year-old boys rescued themselves from the fire, one of which is believed to be a family member. "The suspect was known to the police - we are dealing with the murder of three children here". Read More »

German spy agency: China weaponizing social media 'to infiltrate European parliaments

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China, however hasn't responded to the allegations. China has been using fake LinkedIn accounts to mine personal data from German politicians, diplomats, and other officials, Germany's intelligence agency BfV has warned. The warning reflects growing concern in European and western intelligence circles at Chinese covert activities in their countries and follows warnings from the U.S. Read More »

President Trump Sexual Assault Accusers to Speak ... Demand Investigation

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Kelly noted Trump once bragged during an interview on Howard Stern's radio show about being able to "get away with" seeing pageant contestants naked because "I'm the owner of the pageant". The White House calls the allegations absurd and false. "It left me feeling like very gross, very dirty". Kelly read a statement from The White House denouncing the women's claims as politically motivated. Read More »

American on the Run after Busting Out of Bali Prison

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Beasley, 32, from California, is believed to have then used a rope to climb down a wall before getting over a perimeter wall in an area being refurbished. It was not immediately clear how much jail time he was facing, but Indonesia has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, with the death penalty available in some trafficking cases. Read More »

Australia will 'stand up' to China, declares Australian PM

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The Chinese authorities have already responded to the allegations, saying that the reports on Beijing's interference in Australia are "racist" and "paranoid", and the attacks on Chinese living in the country, are baseless. Turnbull and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, in September 2016. He also claimed interference from foreign countries in both Australia and across the world is "unprecedented and increasingly sophisticated". Read More »

Responding to report of Times Square area explosion

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NY police said the department was responding to reports of an explosion of "unknown origin" at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, the location of a Port Authority bus terminal near Times Square. The Notify NYC Twitter account said to expect traffic and transit delays and emergency personnel at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th avenues. 8th Avenue was shut down in the Times Square area as well. Read More »

Palestine's Abbas to visit Egypt to discuss US' Jerusalem move

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Putin, who is due to fly to Turkey after Cairo , briefly visited a Russian base in Syria before arriving in Egypt and ordered Russian forces to start withdrawing from Syria after a two-year military campaign. Egypt has been implementing tighter security measures at its airports to meet Russian demands on security, with the aim of restoring Russian visitors to boost its tourism industry. Read More »

Hardliners look to leverage Trump shift on Jerusalem to Iran's advantage

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as "null and void". The protesters, mostly dressed in traditional Arabic clothing known as jubah, were seen waving Indonesian and Palestinian flags, as well as carrying placards with slogans such as "Free Palestine", or "Kita Bersama Palestina", which means "We are together with Palestine". Read More »

Terrorists attack cash van in J&K, two security guards injured

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Police has blamed militants for the attacks on bank vans and bank robberies. The slain have been identified as Tariq Ahmad R/o Tumulhal and Mushtaq Ahmad R/o Anantnag. Police said the exact amount of cash looted was yet to be ascertained. Security forces have launched a search operation to track down the assailants. Read More »

Three terrorists killed in Handwara Encounter

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In unisoo Handwara all the three terrorists apparently Pakistanis have been neutralised by Joint team of J&K Police, RR &CRPF. One lady is also caught in the crossfire and she has also being killed. He said the gunfight continued about an hour resulted into the killing both the holed up militants. "The operation is still going on", said the police official who added that there could be at least two more terrorists hiding in the area. Read More »

A mild day with snow chances increasing tonight

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While we are off to a dry start this morning, keep an eye out for slick areas on your morning commute as we had periods of snow and even freezing drizzle last evening. Overnight lows in the teens and low 20s. The winds will die down a little, but it will still feel bone chilling. An area of low pressure racing towards southern MI will bring snow showers from mid-morning into this evening. Read More »

Palestinians must face reality over Jerusalem - Netanyahu

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Late on Saturday, Arab foreign ministers urged the United States to abandon its decision and said the move would spur violence throughout the region. The demonstration outside the embassy comes as Lebanese group Hezbollah plans to hold a demonstration Monday in the Beirut suburbstocondemn Trump's decision. Read More »

Speeding train in Assam mows down 6 elephants

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Following the incident, the Rangiya division of the NFR has imposed a speed restriction of 30 kmph in the area. "All five elephants died on the spot". In the last couple of days, a herd of around 70 elephants strayed into the area, near the accident site, a forest official said. Expressing shock and resentment, Dr Bibhab Talukdar of Aaranyak said that the spurt in elephant deaths this year – 40 elephant deaths in the past three months – posed a serious question over the future survival of ... Read More »

Mirzapur: 12 french tourists beaten by people, four arrests made

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He said the woman, a resident of Varanasi, was molested by some persons and was also beaten up. The women foreign tourists were allegedly molested as well. In the scuffle, he sustained an injury in one of his hands. The woman filed a police complaint following which the eight people were arrested. The tourists have also complained that the goons also threw stones at them. Read More »

Lucknow horror: Teen cancer patient raped twice in six hours

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On the way, she revealed her ordeal and the man "took her to another deserted spot, raped her and escaped, leaving her at the spot", an officer said. The Indian Express quoted a police officer as saying, "While the girl, a patient of initial stage blood cancer, was on her way, an acquaintance told her he would drop her to the market on his bike". Read More »

Iraq holds military parade celebrating victory over IS

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In a joint statement made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister Marise Payne, they said that pushing IS out of Iraq was no small feat, and while the liberation had come at a "great cost", Iraqi forces should be proud of their achievements. Read More »

Afghanistan cricket team to play maiden Test vs India

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The FTP will have 306 playing days, as against the existing 390 playing days. India will also host the upcoming Champions Trophy in 2021. Indian cricketers have been playing non-stop cricket, hosting Australia , New Zealand and Sri Lanka after the Indian Premier League. Read More »

Jerusalem: Trump's envoy Haley berates United Nations actions

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Netanyahu, on a first official visit to the European Union by an Israeli premier in 22 years, told reporters in Brussels that recognizing Jerusalem was merely stating the reality on the ground. embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia December 11, 2017. "Countries in the region who do not have formal relations with us yet". "Does this mean Emmanuel Macron and me agree on everything?" "We are not satisfied with just official statements ", said Nurjannah Nurwani, one of the lead organisers of the ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Cinemas After Decades-Long Ban

The ban on cinemas was implemented in the early 1980s when contact between men and women was restricted by Islamist pressures within the country's government. He said the first cinema was expected to open in March 2018. Vision 2030 aims to increase Saudi households' share of spending on cultural and entertainment activities to 6% by 2030, from around 3% today. Read More »

'New sense of optimism' in Brexit negotiations, Theresa May says

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However, in a statement tonight, Mr Paisley hailed the deal signed after Friday's last-minute lifting of the DUP's veto on an agreement, although he too described the text as "imperfect". Fellow DUP MP Sammy Wilson told the BBC's Sunday Politics that the DUP's main goal last week was getting a document "which [on Monday] gave little or no recognition to Northern Ireland's position within the United Kingdom & staying in line with the rest of the UK" changed in that regard. Read More »

Russia's Putin stops at Russian military base in Syria

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Putin made a stopover at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia while en route to Egypt. Delivering a speech for the servicemen in the airbase, Putin ordered the withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria. The visit marks Putin's first trip to Syria and comes as the Assad regime has retaken control over most of Syria under the Russian air cover. After a short visit to Syria, the Russian president headed for Cairo, where he is scheduled to hold talks with Egyptian ... Read More »

Fukrey Returns emerges victor against all odds!!

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Day 1: "₹ 2.62 cr Opening weekend: "₹ 9.82 cr Week 1: "₹ 18.42 cr Lifetime: "₹ 36.5 cr India biz". Box Office expert Taran Adarsh expects Fukrey Returns to do a business of approximately 40 crore Rupees. It's been a massive weekend for the sequel of hit franchise of " Fukrey " titled " Fukrey Returns " starring Pulkit Samrat , Varun Sharma , Ali Fazal , Manjot Singh, Richa Chada, Vishakha Singh and Priya Anand in lead roles. Read More »

Saudi-backed forces push toward key rebel-held port in Yemen

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Many shops were destroyed in the attacks, the medic added. "But the journalists refused to do it", the official said. It follows the killing of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh - a former ally - by the Houthos, who moved to consolidate their grip on Sanaa on Tuesday after a night of heavy airstrikes. Read More »