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Aurangabad clash: 3 FIRs registered, few people detained

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A large number of police forces have been deployed in the old part of Aurangabad and Section 144 has been imposed. Many people took to Twitter to report the incident. As the altercation, grew, members of two communities clashed and hundreds of youth in the city took to the streets, indulging in stone pelting and vandalism as the issue swiftly took a a communal colour. Read More »

Deepika Padukone dazzles Cannes Film Festival with gorgeous attire

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Although it's not easy to pull off a top to toe white look, many designers are styling their celebrity clients in handsome couture garments to nail the "vision in white" theme. She wore her hair in a bun and made the spotlight follow her. Deepika made her final appearance at the French Riviera in a pink origami gown from Ashi Studio's Summer/Spring 2018 Collection. Read More »

Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution

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Mr Grieve, who has been one of the leading Tory critics of the Government's Brexit stance, rounded on the Foreign Secretary after Mr Johnson described a customs partnership deal with the European Union being considered by Prime Minister Theresa May as "crazy". Read More »

Pink booths to M3 EVMs, Karnataka election sees many firsts

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Barring minor incidents of clashes between Congress and BJP workers, the polling in all the 222 assembly seats was by and large peaceful. The polling for Karnataka elections on Saturday ended with 67% voter turnout as of 6pm, a subdued count when compared to 71.45% in 2013, signalling little to suggest a desire for change in the voter's mind. Read More »

In one voice, political parties call for ceasefire in Kashmir

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If by ceasefire, one meant ceasing of operations by forces in the valley during Ramzan, what's expected is, during Ramzan terrorists will abstain from terrorist activities, " Ram Madhav further said. BJP leader and J-K Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta on Thursday said "it (ceasefire) is never a one-sided affair". Mir said that the meeting had built an "over-all consensus on ceasefire and when it has to happen", and that all the parties concerned, including the security forces, would ... Read More »

U.S. diplomat involved in hit-and-run case barred from leaving Pakistan

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United Airforce C130 airplane at Nur Khan Airbase Rawalpindi on Saturday to carry Military Attache Col Joseph Emanuel Hall returned without the diplomat as the Interior Ministry refused to issue him NOC, sources informed Geo News. Meanwhile, sources in the federal capital said that U.S. vice secretary of state Alice Wells reached out to the Pakistani authorities telling them that Col Joseph is subject to diplomatic immunity under the Vienna Convention. Read More »

Israeli DM urges Assad to get rid of Iran forces

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran had crossed a "red line" by firing rockets at Israeli forces from Syria, leading to major Israeli airstrikes on Thursday in the neighboring country. But he said troops will continue to be on "very high alert". Earlier this week, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the JCPOA , reached in 2015 by Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany and the European Union , promising to reinstate anti-Tehran ... Read More »

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaska

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The two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers flew into a so-called Air Defense Identification Zone located about 300 kilometers off Alaska's west coast, according to a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command in a statement to CNN on May 12. Read More »

Israel warns Assad to kick Iranian forces out of Syria

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Kremlin aide Vladirmir Kozhin had said , "We're not discussing any deliveries of advanced new systems", and added the Syrian military "has everything it needs". "Israel has entered a unsafe game", Alaeddin Boroujerdi said during a visit to the Portuguese capital Lisbon. The Observatory said that Russian and Syrian police have already started entering the towns. Read More »

Bahrain backs Israel's most direct confrontation in Syria

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Netanyahu said the attacks came after Iran "crossed a red line ". Oil prices rose while Israel's currency and stock markets gained. On Wednesday night, state-run Sana TV, in southern Syria, carried reports that Israel had fired several missiles at the city of Baath in Quneitra, none of which resulted in casualties. Read More »

Iran condemns Israel attacks on Syria

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Iran, meanwhile, in its first official reaction to the Israeli attacks on suspected Iranian targets in Syria, said Damascus has the legitimate right to respond to what it said were repeated violations of the country's sovereignty "under fabricated and baseless excuses". Read More »

Gerrard explains decision to take Rangers role

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And Cummings, who will be facing his former club, is keen to show Gerrard what he can bring to a team that is likely to be much changed this summer with the Liverpool great in charge. "That will be up to Rangers , however". "But I know what they are like and I know that when Steven comes in, when standards are set and demands put on them, there will be some who will be able to handle it and some who will not". Read More »

China's First Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Starts Sea Trials

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The completely home-grown aircraft carrier has departed for sea trials on Sunday morning, state-run China Daily said in a brief report. China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, arrived as a mostly empty hull from Ukraine and was commissioned in 2012 along with its flight wing of Chinese J-15 fighter jets. Read More »

Jets win first game ever in Western Conference Final

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Byfuglien opened the scoring on Winnipeg's first shot of the game at the 1:05 mark of the first period. But that's as close as the visitors would get as Winnipeg - a league-best 42-1-1 when ahead after two periods in the regular season - closed things down in the third to improve to a ideal 9-0 when up through 40 minutes in the playoffs. Read More »

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 11 PM Saturday night

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Unfortunately in these areas, these conditions will allow the atmosphere to become fairly unstable, and as a wave of low pressure moves eastward along the warm front, scattered showers and storms will bubble up and move through. Southern Jersey is expected to bear the brunt of the action, especially south of I-195. Berks and the surrounding area can expect spotty thunderstorms Sunday and slightly cooler than temperatures Saturday , Reppert said. Read More »

Capitals cruise past Lightning to win series opener

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Tampa came out and stole the momentum from the Capitals in the third period. The Capitals got off to a 2-0 lead in the first period. Instead, Washington slowed down the Tampa Bay attack through the neutral zone and when pucks got in deep the Capitals quickly transitioned the play up the ice. Read More »

Groups on both sides urge Fallin to act on constitutional carry bill

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On the same day, Fallin signed a bill that would offer protections for faith-based agencies that refuse to let same-sex couples adopt children due to their religious beliefs. OSBI Deputy Director Rick Adams was quoted as saying the bill also would have cut his agency's revenue by $4.7 million a year due to lost application fees, which could have led to the loss of 60 positions. Read More »

Malaysia's former PM and wife barred from leaving country

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Earlier this week, his coalition suffered a shock electoral defeat which ended the 60 year-rule of an increasingly authoritarian regime. Mr Najib responded swiftly by saying he respected the department's ruling and would stay with his family in the country. Read More »

Margaret River shooting: three guns recovered from scene, Commissioner names victims

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The children's mother, Katrina Cockman, was identified as one of the three adults found dead at a farmhouse in Osmington near Margaret River. As police sought answers to the apparent murder-suicide , locals in the Margaret River community say fingers pointing at the grandfather of the family "do not make sense", with some alleging media reports and investigators have "got it wrong". Read More »

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader to be freed, granted full pardon on Tuesday

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Mahathir said the Malaysian king has indicated he was willing to give an immediate pardon to Anwar, which would pave the way for the opposition icon to make a political comeback. But this year, in a bid to remove Najib Razak, who has been accused of a $3.2 billion corruption scandal, Mahathir joined the opposition and agreed to run as its leader. Read More »

19 killed in fight between Myanmar army and rebels

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The army has been accused of systematic human rights violations against the ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority in the western state of Rakhine, forcing more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee to neighboring Bangladesh since last August. Nan Mwe Phown, a Red Cross member who was at a hospital in Muse, said the dead included 15 civilians, including a pregnant woman, as well as several police officers. Read More »

North Korea announces steps to dismantle nuclear site

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It added that North Korean media and reporters from South Korea, China, Russia, the USA and United Kingdom will be allowed to attend the dismantlement ceremony. The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. South Korea's presidential office echoed the sentiment on Sunday, saying it shows Pyongyang's willingness to denuclearise through actions beyond words. Read More »

Lalu granted 3 days parole for sons marriage

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In the parole-related order issued by prison IG Harsh Mangala, it is mentioned that in the event of violation of conditions, parole will be cancelled immediately. Justice Apresh Kumar Singh granted provisional bail to Lalu Prasad. He is now unwell and undergoing treatment at RIMS hospital in Ranchi . His lawyer had sought three months provisional bail on health grounds, telling the court that the (RJD) chief wanted to get treated in Mumbai. Read More »

Weekend forecast: A little rain, a little sunshine

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However, a passing shower can not be ruled out by the afternoon. High temperatures will be almost the same as they were for today in the upper 50s and lower 60s. This lead to sun-filled skies, which in turn allowed temperatures to climb into the seasonably mild low to mid 70s. Thursday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 86, the weather service said. Read More »

Collegium reiterates recommendation to elevate Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court

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An important meeting of the Supreme Court collegium was held on Friday to discuss the issue the reiteration of Justice Joseph for elevation to the apex court following the rejection from the Centre. The Central government also flagged the absence of SC/ST judges in the top judiciary. The Collegium meeting is further scheduled for May 16 to discuss the matter. Read More »

Dust storm hits many parts of Uttar Pradesh; 16 killed

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Two victims were from the district's Mant tehsil. "The CM has also directed ministers and district administration officials to visit the affected areas". With disturbances now prevailing over West Bengal, there is likelihood of thunderstorm and squall and heavy rainfall at isolated places in Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura for the next few days. Read More »