Yellow vest protesters join union march

Yellow vest protesters join union march

Thursday, 07 February 2019 | AP | Paris

France’s yellow vest protest movement joined ranks with a major union, a first for both, in a day of nationwide protests over taxes and buying power that brought tens of thousands into the streets. Brief scuffles marked the mostly calm Paris demonstration on Tuesday. Police fired several rounds of tear gas, clearing...

Japan cancels port call by warship in South Korea amid row

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 | AP | Tokyo

Japan announced Tuesday it has canceled a port call in South Korea by its main warship during a multilateral naval exercise as relations between the two Asian neighbors fall to their lowest level in recent years. The Defense Ministry said it will not send the helicopter carrier Izumo to Busan in...

Globe Trotting

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 | Agencies

Af officials: Taliban kill 11 cops, 10 others Kabul: Afghan officials say 21 people have been killed in the latest Taliban attacks in the country, including 11 policemen who were slain when the insurgents stormed a checkpoint in northern Baghlan province. Safder Mohsini, head of the provincial council, says the checkpoint...

Pope makes history with Muslim dialogue

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | AFP | Abu Dhabi

Pope Francis, the first leader of the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics to visit the Arabian Peninsula, will attend an interfaith meeting in the UAE on Monday as part of his outreach to Muslims. The pontiff arrived in a modest black Kia at Abu Dhabi’s presidential palace, where he was welcomed...

Sirisena says opposed to forming Govt

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | PTI | Colombo

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday said he is opposed to forming a national government only to expand the Cabinet of Ministers, indicating that his rift with Prime Minister Ranil  was far from over. Wickremesinghe-led Government on Friday sought the consent of the Speaker of Sri Lanka’s Parliament to...

EU nations recognise Juan Guaido as Venezuela leader

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Spain, Britain, France and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela’s Opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader after President Nicolas Maduro defiantly rejected an ultimatum to call snap elections. Russia, one of the main allies of Maduro’s regime, slammed what it dubbed European “interference” in the oil-rich but impoverished Latin...

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Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | Agencies

Avalanches in Alps kill at least 10 Rome: A series of avalanches in the Alps over the weekend killed at least 10 people, emergency services and media reported. The heaviest toll was in Italy’s northwestern Aosta Valley, with five people killed and one missing from three different avalanches. A search was...

Tolerance is soul of UAE, says Hindu priest

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | PTI | Dubai

Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple, whose construction involves an Irish Catholic designer and a communist atheist consultant, represents the UAE’s unique diversity and fraternity, a senior Hindu priest has said. The UAE is celebrating 2019 as the ‘Year of Tolerance’. In February last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone...

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