Khashoggi murder: US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions

Khashoggi murder: US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | AFP | Washington

The United States on Thursday placed punishing economic sanctions on 17 Saudis allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, including top aides of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The sanctions were declared after Riyadh's public prosecutor announced that five officials face a possible death sentence in the case but...

Ashish Kundra appointed new Mizoram chief electoral officer

Ashish Kundra appointed new Mizoram chief electoral officer

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Election Commission Thursday appointed IAS officer Ashish Kundra as poll-bound Mizoram's new chief electoral officer, replacing S B Shashank. The order came after some civil society groups in Mizoram demanded Shashank's ouster over a row on allowing Bru voters lodged in Tripura relief camps to exercise their franchise from there. "The...

Delhi fashion designer found dead

Delhi fashion designer found dead

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | IANS | New Delhi

 A fashion designer and her help were found dead in a south Delhi boutique, police said on Thursday, adding three persons have been detained. The deceased, Maya Lakhani, 53, operated a boutique in Green Park and stayed in Vasant Kunj Enclave. She and her domestic help, Bahadur, 50, were stabbed multiple...

India-Singapore Hackathon boost to technology, youth power: Modi

India-Singapore Hackathon boost to technology, youth power: Modi

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | IANS | Singapore

Presenting awards to six winners of the first-ever India-Singapore Hackathon here on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the platform would boost technology, innovation and youth power. The top six teams -- three each from India and Singapore -- were chosen after a final pitching session. The winning teams from India were...

Cyclone Gaja to cross TN coast Thursday later

Cyclone Gaja to cross TN coast Thursday later

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | IANS | Chennai

Cyclone Gaja centred over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening or night, the Met said. The wind speed would be about 80-90 kmph gusting at 100 kmph, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. In...

Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality 'poor'

Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality 'poor'

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, weather office said. The MeT has predicted a clear day ahead.  According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the air...

PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | PTI | Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region. Prime Minister Modi began his two-day visit to Singapore Wednesday by delivering his keynote address at the prestigious...

Take action to curtail emissions at night when pollution is high: CPCB task force

Take action to curtail emissions at night when pollution is high: CPCB task force

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Central Pollution Control Board-led task force has asked Delhi authorities to be alert and ensure necessary action to curtail emissions during night when dispersion of pollutants is limited. At a meeting called to discuss EPCA Chairman Bhure Lal's suggestion to impose a ban non-CNG private vehicles, the task force asked...

State Editions

Odisha releases Biotech Policy to attract investors

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

In brief

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Save Constitution team welcomed in city

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BJP seeks impartial probe into ‘Daru’ fixing

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why are Europeans white? A genetic study

16 November 2018 | GYANENDRANATH MITRA | Bhubaneswar

Mayfair offers to invest Rs 525 cr

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer