Globe Trotting

Globe Trotting

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS

Death toll in China's blast rises to 15 Beijing: The death toll from a huge factory blast in China's Yima city has risen to 15 with as many people seriously injured, a media report said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday when a huge explosion rocked a gas plant...

UK ‘deeply concerned' over Iran's seizure of oil tanker

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | London

The UK has said it is “deeply concerned” over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, comprising 18 Indians in its 23-member crew, in the Gulf and warned Tehran against choosing a "dangerous path of illegal and destabilising behaviour." British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was seized on Friday by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard...

Two killed, 12 missing after huge blast rocks China gas plant

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | AFP | Beijing

A huge explosion rocked a gas plant in central China on Friday, killing at least two people and injuring another 18, state media said. Another twelve people were missing after the blast, said state broadcaster CCTV, which shattered windows and doors of buildings in a three-kilometre (1.9-mile) radius. Official news agency Xinhua...

US targets senior Hezbollah operative with sanctions

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | AP | Washington

The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pressure campaign against Tehran. The government is also issuing a USD7 million reward for information leading to the capture of the operative, Salman Rauf Salman. The action by the Treasury Department falls...

Israeli, Bahrain foreign Ministers hold first public meeting in US

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | AFP | Jerusalem

 Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz has announced that he had met his Bahrain counterpart publicly during a visit to Washington, the first meeting between the two countries that do not have diplomatic relations. "Yesterday I met publicly with the Foreign Minister of Bahrain" Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Katz said...

Trump disavows ‘Send her back!' chant as Omar stands defiant

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | AP | Washington

President Donald Trump has chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman, joining widespread criticism of the campaign crowd's cry after Republicans warned about political blowback from the angry scene. In a week that has been full of hostile exchanges over race...

Drone bombs base used by pro-Iran forces in Iraq

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | AFP | Samarra (Iraq)

An unmanned drone bombed a base used by pro-Tehran paramilitary units in central Iraq, the country's military announced Friday, with sources saying one fighter was killed and two Iranians wounded. The US  denied involvement in the attack, which took place overnight between Thursday and Friday in an ethnically and religiously...

China calls on US to ‘correct' Iran sanctions

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | AP | Beijing

China urged Washington on Friday to "correct" sanctions imposed on Chinese companies accused of helping Iran acquire materials for its nuclear program. US pressure on Iran and its "long-arm jurisdiction" against companies in third countries is the "root cause" of tension with Tehran, a foreign ministry spokesman said.  "China has consistently...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi


21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer