Thousands of Haitians protest corruption, rising living costs

Thousands of Haitians protest corruption, rising living costs

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | AP | Port-Au-Prince

Thousands of people took to the streets across Haiti, protesting against rampant inflation and demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise on the two-year anniversary of his inauguration. "For two years, Jovenel has promised to fill our plates. But I can't eat lies," protester Josue Louis-Jeune said in the capital Port-au-Prince,...

Russian official: Another nuclear pact with US in trouble

Friday, 08 February 2019 | AP | Moscow

Another US-Russian nuclear pact is in danger following the US move to withdraw from a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a senior Russian diplomat said on Thursday. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov charged that the US refusal to negotiate an extension to the New Start treaty signals Washington’s intention to...

ISIS terror group will lose remaining territory within week, says Trump

Friday, 08 February 2019 | PTI | Washington

The Islamic State (ISIS) will be “100 per cent” defeated in Iraq and Syria by next week, US President Donald Trump has claimed as he boasted his administration’s new approach for directly confronting the terror outfit’s “wicked” ideology. The ISIS currently holds only about 1 per cent of land in Iraq...

UK economy ‘not prepared’ for no-deal Brexit, syas BoE chief

Friday, 08 February 2019 | AFP | London

Britain’s economy is “not yet prepared” for a disorderly no-deal departure from the European Union next month, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned on Thursday. “Although many companies are stepping up their contingency planning, the economy as a whole is still not yet prepared for a no-deal no-transition exit,” Carney...

May, Juncker hold ‘robust’ Brexit meet, agree new talks

Friday, 08 February 2019 | AFP | Brussels

Britain and the EU agreed Thursday to hold more talks to try to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after a “robust” meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. A joint statement issued after the talks in Brussels said Juncker had again warned that  November’s withdrawal agreement could...

Democrats launch new probe of Trump’s finances, Russia ties

Friday, 08 February 2019 | AP | Washington

The House intelligence committee will launch a broad new investigation looking at Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s foreign financial interests, Chairman Adam Schiff announced Wednesday, moving ahead with the aggressive oversight that Democrats have promised now that they are in the majority. Schiff said the investigation...

Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar

Friday, 08 February 2019 | PTI | Dhaka

Bangladesh has sealed off its border with Myanmar to stop further influx of refugees fleeing the troubled Rakhine state, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said and claimed that the country’s military is now targeting the majority Buddhists and Hindus after cracking down on minority Rohingya Muslims. Over 7,00,000 Rohingya Muslims...

My UAE trip wrote new page in Christian-Islam history, says Pope

Thursday, 07 February 2019 | AFP | Vatican City

Pope Francis says his pilgrimage this week to the United Arab Emirates wrote a “new page in history of the dialogue between Christianity and Islam” and in promoting world peace based on brotherhood. Telling pilgrims at the Vatican on Wednesday about making the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian Peninsula.  

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