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Saturday, 05 January 2019 | Agencies

13 Canadians held in China: Official Ottawa: Thirteen Canadians have been detained in China following the arrest on December 1 of a senior executive from Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei, Ottawa said, with eight subsequently released. Trump speaks with widow of slain cop Washington: President Donald Trump spoke with the widow and colleagues...

N Korean diplomat in Italy ‘in hiding’: South’s spy agency

Friday, 04 January 2019 | AFP | Seoul

North Korea’s top diplomat in Italy has gone into hiding, a Seoul lawmaker told reporters after a closed-door meeting with South Korean intelligence officials on Thursday. “Acting ambassador Jo Song Gil’s term was ending in late November last year and he escaped the diplomatic compound in early November” with his wife,...

Trump’s meeting with leaders on Govt shutdown ends inconclusively

Friday, 04 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

The White House meeting between President Donald Trump and top Congressional leaders on resolving the ongoing partial Government shutdown ended in a stalemate Wednesday, with Republicans and Democrats sticking to their respective positions over the presidential demand for a US-Mexico border wall. The President is seeking $5.2 billion in funding for...

China’s lunar rover lands on far side of moon

Friday, 04 January 2019 | PTI | Beijing

A Chinese lunar rover successfully landed on the far side of the moon on Thursday, becoming the world’s first spacecraft to survey the moon’s uncharted mysterious side, a giant leap in cosmic exploration and a major boost to the Communist giant’s quest to become a space superpower. The lunar explorer Chang’e-4...

B’desh President invites Hasina to form Govt

Friday, 04 January 2019 | PTI | Dhaka

Sheikh Hasina was on Thursday invited by Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid to form the next Government, hours after she was elected as the Awami League’s Parliamentary party chairperson. Hasina, 71, is set to form the government for the third consecutive term. She won the historic fourth term as prime minister, becoming...

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Thursday, 03 January 2019 | Agencies

Death toll jumps to 38 in Russian gas blast Moscow: The number of dead from a New Year’s Eve gas explosion in a Russian apartment block jumped to 38 on Thursday as rescuers recovered more bodies from the rubble of the partially collapsed building. Russian news agencies quoted the emergencies ministry as...

Sharif denied helper in jail, told to maintain room on his own

Thursday, 03 January 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan’s incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif will maintain his jail room on his own as the Punjab province government on Wednesday refused to provide him a prisoner who could serve as his orderly, according to a media report. Sharif, 69, has been serving a seven-year jail term in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat...

Rescuers pull more bodies from rubble of Russian gas explosion

Thursday, 03 January 2019 | AFP | Moscow

Rescuers hunted for survivors Wednesday in the rubble of a Russian apartment building hit by a New Year’s Eve gas explosion, but found only bodies as the number of confirmed dead rose to 18. Nearly two dozen people were still missing following the explosion, which destroyed 35 apartments in the high-rise...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

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20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer