Trump not ‘thrilled’ with border deal

Trump not ‘thrilled’ with border deal

Thursday, 14 February 2019 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump has said he was not “thrilled” by a border security deal reached by a bipartisan group of lawmakers but appeared to express openness to the agreement to avert another Government shutdown, suggesting that he will find sources of money for his controversial border wall other than...

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | AFP | Beijing

China hit back on Monday at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uighurs and denied Ankara’s claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an “absurd lie”. Turkey’s Foreign Ministry had released a statement on Saturday severely criticising China’s mass detentions of its Turkic-speaking...

Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is: Min

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | PTI | Washington

The Saudi authorities does not know what happened to the corpse of Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Minister has said, amid reports that the dismembered body of the dissident journalist was “dissolved” after his brutal murder inside the Kingdom’s consulate in Turkey.  Saudi Arabia has admitted that Khashoggi’s killing on October 2...

Iran slams US as huge crowds mark 40 years since revolution

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | AFP | Tehran

Iran’s President on Monday blasted a US “conspiracy” against the country as vast crowds marked 40 years since the Islamic revolution at a time of heightened tensions with Washington. “The presence of people today on the streets all over Islamic Iran... Means that the enemy will never reach its evil objectives,”...

US sails 2 warships close to disputed island chain in South China Sea

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | PTI | Washington

The US sailed two warships close to the disputed islands in the South China Sea on Monday to challenge China’s excessive maritime claim, according to a media report which said the move is certain to draw the ire of Beijing. The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble sailed within 12...

Malaysia’s Najib 1MDB trial delayed

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | AFP | Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian former premier Najib Razak’s trial over the 1MDB mega-scandal was postponed on Monday to allow an appeal to be heard, in the latest blow to slow-moving efforts to bring the disgraced politician to justice. Najib had been due to go on trial on Tuesday for the first time over allegations...

Venezuela’s Guaido warns military on blocked aid

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | AFP | Caracas

Opposition leader Juan Guaido, recognised by some 50 countries as Venezuela’s interim President, has warned the military that blocking humanitarian aid from entering the country is a “crime against humanity.” The warning came on Sunday as international aid has taken center stage in a test of wills between Guaido and President...

Thai princess disqualified from list of candidates for Prime Minister

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | AFP | Bangkok

Thai Princess Ubolratana was on Monday formally disqualified for running for prime minister, ending her brief and ill-fated political union with a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan, just days after a stern royal command rebuking her candidacy was issued by her brother, the king. Uncertainty and conjecture have coursed...

State Editions

51-year old man run over by speeding car

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

20-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting toddler

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Three arrested for molesting 25-yr-old

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

41-year-old man dies in road mishap near Ganesh Mandir

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Labourers at industrial area deprived of rights

18 February 2019 | Vikas Tyagi | Bhopal

Seminar on Gender mainstreaming in water resources mgmt ends

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer