Australia kills four sharks after tourist attacks

Australia kills four sharks after tourist attacks

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | AFP | Sydney

Fourth large sharks have been killed in Australia after a woman and a 12-year-old girl were attacked at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot. Both were still in hospital Sunday after being mauled in separate incidents just a day apart last week at the Whitsunday Islands. Drum lines, which use baited...

Globe Trotting

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Agencies

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dead Hanoi: Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday at the age of 61 after a serious illness, state media reported. “President Tran Dai died at 10:05 am on the 21st of September at the military hospital,”the official Vietnam News Agency reported Friday. Pardon reporters:...

Sharing is contagious: Study

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | IANS | New York

While we have always heard that sharing is caring, a new study has shown that an individual’s tendency to be generous depends on how much people around him or her are sharing. The findings showed it is not that people, who like to share, choose to live with those having same...

Dozens of ex-graft convicts to run in Indonesia elections

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | AFP | Jakarta

Dozens of Indonesians who served jail time for corruption are set to run for public office, the country’s electoral agency said Friday, as the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation kicks off campaigning at the weekend. The ex-convicts are among more than 8,000 people vying for seats in parliament and regional councils with...

At least 126 dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | AFP | Nairobi

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to 126 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned. The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers — double the ferry’s capacity — when it...

5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at day care centre in NY

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | AP | New York

Police say three infants and two adults were stabbed at an overnight day care centre in New York City. All are in critical but stable condition. Authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 am Friday at a home in Queens. They said a three-day-old girl and a one-month-old girl...

May demands EU respect in Brexit ‘impasse’

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PTI | London

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday issued the European Union (EU) with an ultimatum to come up with an alternative plan for Brexit and treat the UK with respect in the negotiations. Her televised statement from Downing Street came after a day of upheavals in Salzburg at Austria, during which...

UNGA address: US Prez to focus on protecting American sovereignty

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Agencies | United Nations

President Donald Trump will talk about protecting US sovereignty, expanding relations with countries that share similar values and call for a halt to the spread of weapons of mass destruction during next week’s gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly, his top diplomat to the UN has said. Trump...

State Editions

Flood situation still grim in Malkangiri

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BBSR India’s ‘sports capital’: FIH chief

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

New Bhadrak railway stn building opening today

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Neurosurgeons’ meet held at AMRI

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ravenshaw English-75 batch mates meet

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

M’bhanj all-party meet backs BG teachers

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer