Pak must prosecute top LeT operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed: US

Pak must prosecute top LeT operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed: US

Monday, 14 October 2019 | PTI | Washington

Pakistan must prevent militant groups from operating on its soil and prosecute top Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed, the US has said ahead of  the Financial Action Task Force's crucial decision on whether to blacklist the country. Alice Wells, head of the US state department's South and Central...

Kenya: Police chief says roadside bomb kills 11 officers

Kenya: Police chief says roadside bomb kills 11 officers

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AP | Nairobi

Kenya's police chief says a roadside bomb has killed 11 officers on the country's southern border with Somalia. Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai said Saturday the officers' patrol car was blown up on Damajale Hare Hare road near the town of Liboi. No one has claimed responsibility for the bomb, but al-Shabab militants...

Ecuador president orders curfew, military control in Quito

Ecuador president orders curfew, military control in Quito

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AFP | Quito

Ecuador President Lenin Moreno on Saturday ordered the capital Quito and surrounding areas placed under curfew and military control, on the 11th day of deadly protests against government austerity measures. The order would "facilitate the work of public forces against intolerable outbreaks of violence," he announced on Twitter. "I have arranged for...

Authorities: 3 deaths tied to Southern California wildfires

Authorities: 3 deaths tied to Southern California wildfires

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AP | Los Angeles

Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said, as firefighters aided by diminishing winds beat back a blaze on the edge of Los Angeles that damaged or destroyed more than 30 structures and sent a blanket of smoke across a swath of neighbourhoods. Los...

Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 1 dead, 2 missing

Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 1 dead, 2 missing

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AP | New Orleans

A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction beside New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday amid blinding dust and flying debris, killing one person and injuring more than 20. Rescue workers searched the largely unstable building for two people still unaccounted for. Nearby buildings were evacuated. A 270-foot (82-meter)...

Typhoon leaves 19 dead as Japan launches major rescue

Typhoon leaves 19 dead as Japan launches major rescue

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AFP | Tokyo

Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more than a dozen missing. Public broadcaster NHK said 14 rivers across the nation had flooded, some spilling...

Turkey denies attacking US troops in Syria

Turkey denies attacking US troops in Syria

Saturday, 12 October 2019 | IANS | Ankara

The Turkish government on Saturday denied that its Army had launched attacks on US special forces deployed in northeastern Syria, as it was earlier claimed by the Pentagon. "Attacking US forces is out of the question. There's the necessary coordination between our forces and the Americans," Turkey's Defence Minister, Hulusi Akar,...

At least four dead in NYC shooting: Police

At least four dead in NYC shooting: Police

Saturday, 12 October 2019 | AFP | New York

At least four people died and three were wounded in a shooting at a social club in New York early Saturday, police said. No one has been arrested over the shooting, which took place in Brooklyn, and the motive and exact circumstances are not known, a New York police official told...

State Editions

CM issues instructions for cultural programmes

16 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

24 farmers, 3 officials depart for Israel

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Cabinet OK’s 5% DA hike of State Govt employees

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Need to conserve tribal culture: Das

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Naveen’s biggest asset is not reacting to his critics

16 October 2019 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Lawyers’ frequent strikes irk Orissa HC Full Bench

16 October 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer