Iran tanker hit by suspected missile strikes near Saudi port: owner

Iran tanker hit by suspected missile strikes near Saudi port: owner

Friday, 11 October 2019 | AFP | Tehran

An Iranian oil tanker was hit by suspected missile strikes near the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, causing oil to leak into the Red Sea, the ship's owner said. The National Iranian Tanker Company said in a statement that the hull of the Sabiti was hit by two separate explosions...

NBA game to go ahead in China despite free speech row

NBA game to go ahead in China despite free speech row

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | AFP | Shanghai

The NBA confirmed an annual exhibition game in China would go ahead on Thursday, rejecting calls to scrap the event over a free speech row that was ignited by an American basketball executive's pro-democracy tweet. Superstar LeBron James is set to lead his Los Angeles Lakers against the Brooklyn Nets in...

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | AFP | Hong Kong

Apple on Thursday removed a Hong Kong map application used by pro-democracy protesters, saying it endangered police, after China warned the US tech giant to drop the app. According to a statement published by the makers of HKmap.Live, Apple said "your app has been used in ways that endanger law enforcement...

China facing hardest time; badly wants trade deal: Trump

China facing hardest time; badly wants trade deal: Trump

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | PTI | Washington

China is facing their hardest time in decades in maintaining the economy and badly wants to have a trade deal with the US, President Donald Trump has said, ahead of the next round of trade negotiations between the two giant economies. “China is having a hard time at this moment. And...

DNA shuts down all print editions, goes digital

DNA shuts down all print editions, goes digital

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | IANS | Ahmednagar: New Delhi

After a 14-year run, Daily News and Analysis (DNA) newspaper on Wednesday announced to shut its last running Mumbai and Ahmedabad editions, with an aim to go digital owing to "changing reader preferences". In a later statement, Diligent Media Corporation Ltd (DMCL) that was incorporated in 2005 as a joint venture...

Trump defends Syria move, doesn't want US troops in Mideast

Trump defends Syria move, doesn't want US troops in Mideast

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AP | WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that does not include American involvement in "stupid endless wars" in the Middle East. "Fighting between various groups that has been going...

Explosion heard in northeast Syria near Turkish border

Explosion heard in northeast Syria near Turkish border

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AFP | Ras Al-Ain

An explosion was heard in a Syrian town near the Turkish border on Wednesday, moments after Ankara announced the start of an anticipated operation against Kurdish militants. A cloud of white smoke rose over the Ras Al-Ain border area, the correspondent said, adding that warplanes could be seen flying overhead, while...

Turkish operation against Syrian Kurds has begun: Erdogan

Turkish operation against Syrian Kurds has begun: Erdogan

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AFP | Istanbul

The Turkish operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria has begun, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. "The Turkish armed forces and Syrian National Army (rebel groups backed by Ankara) have began Operation Peace Spring in the north of Syria," he wrote on Twitter.

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