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Entry gate at Motera stadium collapses ahead of Trump''s visit

Entry gate at Motera stadium collapses ahead of Trump''s visit

Sunday, 23 February 2020 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A day before US President Donald Trump's visit to Ahmedabad, a makeshift VVIP entry gate erected outside the newly-built cricket stadium in Motera area here collapsed due to gusty winds on Sunday morning, an official said. The entire incident was recorded by a bystander and aired on local television channels. The makeshift...

Pak must crack down on terrorists for successful dialogue with India: White House

Pak must crack down on terrorists for successful dialogue with India: White House

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump is encouraging a reduction in tensions between India and Pakistan, the White House said on Friday, emphasising that any successful dialogue between the two neighbours would be possible only if Pakistan cracks down on terrorists and extremists on its territory. "I think what you'll hear from the...

China's coronavirus death toll crosses 2,300, WHO team to visit Wuhan

China's coronavirus death toll crosses 2,300, WHO team to visit Wuhan

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | PTI | Beijing

The death toll in China's novel coronavirus climbed to 2,345 with 109 more deaths reported, while the confirmed cases rose to 76,288 as a team of WHO experts, currently in the country to investigate the COVID-19 outbreak, is expected to visit the worst-affected Wuhan city on Saturday, Chinese health officials...

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | AP | Seoul

South Korea reported 142 more coronavirus cases Saturday, the sharpest spike in infections yet, with more than half of the new cases linked to a hospital in a southern city. The national toll of 346 is now the second-highest outside of China, with the jump in cases at a hospital in...

Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts

Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | AP | New York

The jury deliberating in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges. In a note sent to the judge during their lunch break, jurors posed a question asking if it were permissible for them to be hung on two counts of predatory sexual assault...

Shatrughan Sinha attends Pak wedding, draws social media ire

Shatrughan Sinha attends Pak wedding, draws social media ire

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | IANS | Mumbai

Bollywood veteran and Actor and former Member of Lok Sabha Shatrughan Sinha was recently spotted at a wedding in Lahore, Pakistan. The news went viral all over social media after pictures and videos of the wedding, in which Sinha can be seen at the venue, were posted by a user on...

EU nations end summit without agreement on budget

EU nations end summit without agreement on budget

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | AP | Brussels

European Union nations broke up a marathon budget summit without a deal Friday and will have to reconvene for another meeting on the matter in the coming weeks. After 28 hours of talks the leaders could not find a compromise, with a half dozen wealthy member states insisting they would not...

China denies delay in granting permission to special Indian flight to Wuhan

China denies delay in granting permission to special Indian flight to Wuhan

Friday, 21 February 2020 | PTI | Beijing

China on Friday denied any delay in allowing a special Indian flight to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan city to deliver medical supplies and evacuate remaining Indians from there, saying the concerned departments of both the countries were in touch to finalise the schedule. India on February 17 announced that it will send...

State Editions

‘Historic moment for Indian sports’

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri seer’s concerns send admn on toes

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why BJD so weak towards English? BJP

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Hindi row won’t affect health services: AIIMS

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Peace Centre unveiled in BBSR

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman gang-raped in Bhadrak

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer