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11 Saudi princes detained for protest

Riyadh: The Saudi police have arrested 11 princes for protesting at the ruling palace in Riyadh and defying orders to leave, a state-linked Saudi news website reported on Saturday. The princes protested over the decision of the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to stop the Government from paying the power and water bills of princes and their demands to get compensation for the execution of a prince last year who was convicted in a murder case, Sabq local online news reported, quoting unnamed officials.

Imran marries for third time? Aides deny report

Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader and cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan is believed to have tied the knot for the third time with a woman he used to visit for spiritual guidance, a Pakistani daily claimed on Sunday.

Rohingya rebel ambush wounds 3: Myanmar army

Yangon: Two Myanmar security officers and a driver were wounded by Rohingya rebels who ambushed their vehicle in northern Rakhine state, the army said today, the first apparent insurgent attack to hit the violence-scarred region in weeks.

Rakhine was plunged into crisis last August after a series of militant raids that killed at least a dozen officials prompted a brutal military crackdown that sent some 650,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh.

While the army insists it only targeted Rohingya rebels, the UN has accused Myanmar troops of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the persecuted minority. 

 
 
 
 
 

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State in dilemma over SC orders on Padmaavat release

19 Jan 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

With the decision of the Supreme Court setting aside notification issued by the Madhya Pradesh Government banning the release of Hindi movie ‘Padmaavat’, the State Government is in dilemma.The Government does not know what to do in the new scenario...

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