Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record: UN

Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record: UN

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | AFP | United Nations

United Nations, Sep 22 (AFP) Average global temperature between 2015-2019 is on track to be the hottest of any five-year period on record, a UN report by the world's leading climate agencies said Sunday. "It is currently estimated to be 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial (1850-1900) times and 0.2 degrees Celsius...

Hong Kong police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies

Hong Kong police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | AFP | Hong Kong

Riot police and protesters in Hong Kong fought brief skirmishes near the Chinese border on Saturday, the latest clashes during huge pro-democracy protests that have battered the financial hub for more than three months. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at small groups of hardcore activists who had built barricades...

China is threat to world: US President Trump

China is threat to world: US President Trump

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | PTI | Washington

Expressing concern over China's growing military might, US President Donald Trump has said the Communist nation is a threat to the world and blamed his predecessors for not stopping it from stealing America's intellectual property to bolster its defence capabilities. China has hiked its military spending by seven per cent to...

Police use tear gas in Paris amid an array of protests

Police use tear gas in Paris amid an array of protests

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | AP | Paris

Paris police used tear gas Saturday to disperse anti-government demonstrators who try to revive the yellow vest movement in protest at perceived economic injustice and French President Emmanuel Macron's government. The French capital was placed under high security as few hundred anti-government protesters started marching in the Paris streets. Police in riot...

Maruti to drive in new model S-Presso later this month

Maruti to drive in new model S-Presso later this month

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Saturday said it will launch mini SUV S-Presso later this month, coinciding with the start of the festive season. The company said the indigenously conceived, designed and developed vehicle is made for India as well as the world. "Our internal research suggests that the criteria of buying...

#YoSonakshiSoDumb: Sonakshi trolled after 'KBC' fix

#YoSonakshiSoDumb: Sonakshi trolled after 'KBC' fix

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

Actress Sonakshi Sinha struggled in giving the right answer to a question on Ramayana during an episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", and netizens soon took to social media to call her #YoSonakshiSoDumb. "Names of few people from #SonakshiSinha's family: Shatrughan (Dad), Luv (Brother), Kush (Brother), Ram (Uncle), Lakshman (Uncle), Bharat (Uncle),...

Iran's Guard says ready for 'any scenario' amid US standoff

Iran's Guard says ready for 'any scenario' amid US standoff

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | AFP | Tehran

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. Alleged Iran was behind a weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia that shook global energy markets. Iran has denied involvement...

US sending more troops to Gulf, Trump announces Iran sanctions

US sending more troops to Gulf, Trump announces Iran sanctions

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | AFP | Washington

The United States announced Friday that it was sending military reinforcements to the Gulf region following attacks on Saudi oil facilities that it attributes to Iran, just hours after President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Tehran. Trump said the sanctions were the toughest-ever against another country, but indicated he did...

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer