Two elephants electrocuted in West Bengal

Two elephants electrocuted in West Bengal

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | IANS | Kolkata

Two elephants died from electrocution after coming in contact with a high-voltage cable in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Saturday, police said. The local administration alleged that non-rectification of sagging lines over a vast field in West Midnapore district's Gurguripal area caused the tragedy. "The bodies of two full-seized elephants were...

2 terrorists killed in Kulgam, soldier commits suicide

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PNS | Srinagar

Two militants including a top commander of Al Badr outfit were killed in a brief encounter while a soldier committed suicide by shooting himself on Saturday. Both incidents occurred in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. Sources said that security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Katapora village of Kulgam...

Shivpal's party hits back at BSP chief

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Pragatisheel Samaj Party (Lohia) led by Shivpal Singh Yadav countered Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati’s accusation that it was being run by the Bharatiya Janata Party, saying everyone knew who had formed the Government with the saffron party earlier. It pointed out that Mayawati had formed the Government with the BJP’s...

Maya, Akhilesh squeeze hard bargain for smaller parties

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav have squeezed a hard bargain for smaller parties like Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) by leaving two seats for the Jat dominated political outfit.  As per the seat sharing formula worked out between the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, both will contest 38 seats each. The...

‘Implementing orderly withdrawal of US troops from Syria with no arbitrary timeline’

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

The US is implementing an orderly withdrawal of its troops from Syria based on operational conditions on the ground, including talks with its allies, and with no arbitrary timeline, the Pentagon has said. It asserted that it is implementing the withdrawal of forces from northeast Syria within a framework coordinated across...

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | AP | Bangkok

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has granted her asylum, officials said. The fast-moving developments capped an eventful week for Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun. She fled her family while...

Chinese national stabbed in Karachi, 2 security guards held

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Karachi

Two security guards have been arrested from interior Sindh province on the charge of stabbing a Chinese national and stealing Rs 3 million rupees other valuables from him in Karachi. DIG South, Sharjeel Karim Kharal told the media that the guards were arrested on Friday from near the town of Jamshoro. "They...

Trump Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | AFP | Washington

 The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day Saturday. The Democrats' refusal to approve $5.7 billion demanded by Trump for the wall project has paralyzed Washington,...

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