'Easy Rider' star and writer Peter Fonda has died at age 79

'Easy Rider' star and writer Peter Fonda has died at age 79

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | AP | Los Angeles

Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like "Easy Rider," has died. His family says in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79. The official cause...

China doing very poorly as a result of trade war: Trump

China doing very poorly as a result of trade war: Trump

Friday, 16 August 2019 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump has said that China is doing very poorly as a result of the trade war and the "longer it goes on, the stronger we get". Asserting that the United States is "having a very good discussion" on a trade deal with China, Trump told reporters at the...

North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles': Seoul

North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles': Seoul

Friday, 16 August 2019 | AFP | Seoul

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean President Moon Jae-in. It was the sixth round of launches in recent weeks in protest at ongoing joint military drills between Seoul and the US. North Korean...

China says it won't 'sit by' on Hong Kong, Trump expresses concern

China says it won't 'sit by' on Hong Kong, Trump expresses concern

Friday, 16 August 2019 | AFP | Hong Kong

China has warned that it will not "sit by and watch" the unrest unfolding in Hong Kong, as US President Donald Trump expressed concern over the risk of a violent response to pro-democracy protests. Trump urged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to meet with demonstrators, while US National Security Advisor John...

Apple says responsible for 2.4mn jobs in US

Apple says responsible for 2.4mn jobs in US

Friday, 16 August 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

Apple has created 2.4 million jobs across all the 50 US states so far, four times the number of American jobs attributable to the company eight years ago. The Cupertino-headquartered company is on pace to directly contribute $350 billion to the US economy by 2023, announced in January 2018, Apple said...

Israel bars entry to outspoken US congresswomen

Israel bars entry to outspoken US congresswomen

Friday, 16 August 2019 | AP | Jerusalem

Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would "show great weakness" to allow them in. The move to bar Reps....

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

Friday, 16 August 2019 | AP | Moscow

A Russian pilot was hailed as a hero Thursday for safely landing his passenger jet in a corn field after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both engines to malfunction. While dozens of people on the plane sought medical assistance, only one was hospitalised. The quick thinking...

Angola ex-transport minister jailed for 14 years for graft

Angola ex-transport minister jailed for 14 years for graft

Friday, 16 August 2019 | AFP | Luanda

An Angola ex-transport minister was on Thursday jailed for 14 years for corruption, making him the first high profile official to be convicted since President Joao Lourenco took office two years ago. The Supreme Court found Augusto da Silva Tomas, who was minister under former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, guilty...

State Editions

SC OK’s admission in 3 new medical colleges

20 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

15 IAS officers shifted in State’

20 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

3 from Odisha in Jr women’s hockey coaching camp

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Food bank for ‘Hunger-Fee Odisha’ opened

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

MCL holds pipping ceremony

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer