May faces vote of no confidence: How will it work?

May faces vote of no confidence: How will it work?

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | AFP

London: The confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Government taking place on Wednesday, which she is expected to win, is the first in nearly 26 years. The vote was called by main Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn following the Government’s historic defeat over May’s Brexit deal with the European Union. It...

B’desh-origin Labour MP delays birth to vote on crucial Brexit deal

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | London

A 36-year-old Bangladeshi-origin British lawmaker has delayed giving birth to vote on the UK’s landmark divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday. Tulip Siddiq, a Labour lawmaker and a niece of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been advised by doctors to have a caesarean section, but agreed to push...

China slams Trudeau’s ‘irresponsible remarks’ on Canadian’s death sentence

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | AFP | Beijing

Beijing on Tuesday slammed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formaking “irresponsible remarks” after he criticised a Chinese court’s death sentence against a convicted Canadian drug smuggler. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, 36, was given the death penalty on Monday after his previous 15-year prison sentence was deemed too lenient — a ruling that...

North Korean official heads for talks in Sweden: Report

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | AFP | Seoul

A top North Korean diplomat was travelling to Sweden  on Tuesday, she told reporters, as speculation mounts over the next summit between the isolated State’s leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump. Choe Son Hui, a North Korean vice-minister of foreign affairs, landed in Beijing on a flight from...

Trump sends letter to Kim: report

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

Donald Trump has sent a letter to Kim Jong-un, a media report said on Tuesday, days after the US President said he received a “great letter” from the reclusive North Korean leader, amid talks about a second summit between them on denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Kim and Trump held a...

Erdogan, Trump mull security zone in Syria

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | AFP | Ankara

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump mooted on Monday the creation of a “security zone” in north Syria as tensions rose over the fate of Kurdish fighters in that country. In a telephone conversation, the leaders “discussed the idea of creating a security zone cleared of terrorism...

China cautions countries against helping Taiwan

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | PTI | Beijing

China on Monday firmly opposed transferring technology to Taiwan to make submarines, saying countries which have relations with Beijing should earnestly abide by the one China principle and stop any form of military links with Taipei. Taiwan media last year reported that the US State Department had approved the transfer of...

US wants Syria ‘safe zone’ to protect Turkey, Kurds: Pompeo

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | AFP | Riyadh

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that talks were under way on Washington’s proposal to establish a “safe zone” in flashpoint border areas of northeastern Syria, where tensions are rising between Turkey and Kurdish militia. “We want to make sure that the folks who fought with us to down...

State Editions

UP govt nod to quota for poor among upper castes

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

CM holds meeting with jr ministers

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Cong considering of allying with Shivpal

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Another minor girl delivers baby in Jajpur

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 schoolgirls impregnated in D’nal, K’handi

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The making of Michelle Obama

13 January 2019 | UMANG AGGARWAl | Agenda

Water Boon For Telangana

13 January 2019 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | Agenda

when Indians fought For The Empire

13 January 2019 | Gautam Mukherjee | Agenda

Insights into the Goddess’ life

13 January 2019 | Kalyanee Rajan | Agenda

Culture Lane

13 January 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Oddly Enough

13 January 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda