Day: October 4, 2018

French rescuers detect signs of life under quake-hit hotel

open view web desk PALU, Indonesia — A French rescue team said Thursday it has detected a person believed to still be alive under the rubble of a hotel in Indonesia’s central Sulawesi, nearly a week after it was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami. Philip Besson, […]

SC refuses to interfere in probe against IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in 22-yr-old case

open view web desk New Delhi, Oct 4: In a setback to arrested former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed his wife’s plea challenging the police probe and his judicial custody in a 22-year-old case of alleged planting of drugs to arrest an advocate, and […]

India deports Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

open view web desk GAUHATI, India— India on Thursday deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who entered the country illegally. The deportation was carried out after the Supreme Court rejected […]

India cuts fuel tax, refinery prices to ease pain of rising crude, weak rupee

open view web desk NEW DELHI- India is cutting prices of gasoline and diesel by 2.50 rupees ($0.03) a litre, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, the government’s latest step to tackle the impact of a sharp rise in crude oil prices and a weak local currency. […]

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