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Monthly Archives: October 2017

13 killed, 25 injured in goods tempo mishap

Agencies, Mandya In a gruesome accident 13 persons, including 11 women, were killed and 25 others seriously injured when a goods tempo carrier in which they were travaling to a marriage rammed against a tree late yesterday night on Maddur-Kestur...

Clashes, lathi-charge at colleges across state

Students’ council elections: Both ABVP and NSUI claim victories Staff Reporter, Bhopal Elections for students’ councils, held after six years in the state, turned violent when senior leaders of Congress and BJP intertvened. Reports of clashes...

After Mexico quakes, Day of the Dead parade honors rescuers

Agencies, Mexico City Dancing devils, towering skeletons and altars festooned with marigolds made their way down Mexico City’s main thoroughfare on Saturday to commemorate Day of the Dead in a country still mourning nearly 500 people killed...

Trump visit sees Chinese ambassador delay retirement

Agencies, China’s top envoy to the United States has reached retirement age but is staying in the post to help steer relations through US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to China next month. Despite rumours he was about to step down...

Law allowing Nawaz to head his party challenged

Agencies, Islamabad The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has challenged bef­ore the Lahore High Court a provision of the Elections Act, 2017, that paved the way for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to become chief of his Pakistan Muslim...

US will end terrorism with or without Pakistan: Tillerson

Agencies, Washington US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that he did not visit Islamabad earlier this week to lecture or coerce Pakistanis but he did tell them that Washington was determined to eradicate terrorism from the region with...

Catalan crisis: Carles Puigdemont welcome to run in poll, says Spain

Agencies, Madrid The Spanish Government has said it would welcome participation of the sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont in new elections, the BBC News reported. The central government in Madrid has ordered that fresh elections for the...

Efforts needed to tackle violations in Uruguay, says UN rights chief

Agencies, United Nations While Uruguay’s commitment to human rights at home and abroad is clear, a series of challenges must be addressed, including “inhumane” prison conditions and widespread violence against women, the UN human rights...