Day: October 14, 2018

PM has much to hide about Rafale deal: Cong

New Delhi, Oct 14: Continuing with its campaign against the government over the Rafale deal, the Congress Sunday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was directly involved in it, adding that he had much to hide about it. Questioning Modi’s silence over the deal, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma […]

Allegations against me false and fabricated: Akbar

New Delhi, Oct 14:  Union minister M J Akbar on Sunday rejected allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against him by multiple women and threatened to take legal action against them. The Minister of State for External Affairs issued a statement, trashing the allegations, hours after he returned from a […]

#MeToo inspires wave of old misconduct reports to colleges

BOSTON— For 35 years, Ruth D’Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor’s behavior — the way he touched her, groped her and kissed her. But last year, as dozens of women came forward to share similar encounters with powerful men, she started to see her memories differently. “It […]

Union minister M.J. Akbar says sexual assault allegations against him baseless

MUMBAI- Union minister M.J. Akbar called the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him “wild and baseless” on Sunday, and said he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations, according to a report from Reuters partner ANI. At least ten women have […]

‘Beautiful Boy’ tackles family’s battle with drug addiction

LONDON- A family battling with drug addiction is the focus of new Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet drama “Beautiful Boy” with the duo portraying a father and son struggling with the problem for years. Known for comedies like “Anchorman” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” as well as the darker […]

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were killed after a violent snowstorm swept them off a cliff on Nepal’s Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent years. The bodies of eight climbers — four South Koreans and four […]

Parrikar discharged from AIIMS; likely to return to Goa

New Delhi, Oct 14: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was Sunday discharged from the AIIMS, where he has been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment, and is likely to return to his home state, sources said. According to sources in the AIIMS, he was Sunday morning shifted to ICU for […]

Teenaged girl resists rape attempt, thrown into dry well

Hyderabad, Oct 14: A 17-year-old girl was thrown into a dry well by a man when she resisted his alleged attempt to rape her, but she escaped with minor injuries at village in Jangaon district of Telangana, police said Sunday. D Rajesh, aged around 25, allegedly attempted to rape […]

175 police personnel promoted in Jammu

Jammu, Oct 14:  As many as 175 police personnel including 142 Assistant Sub-Inspectors were promoted in Jammu, a police spokesperson said on Sunday.The promotions were ordered by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone, S D Singh Jamwal on Saturday after chairing a departmental promotion committee meeting here, the […]

Trump wants people to come to US on basis of merit

Washington, Oct 14:  President Donald Trump has said that he wants people with merit to enter the United States, a move that can help technology professionals from countries such as India. “I’m very tough at the borders. We’ve been very tough at the borders. People have to come into […]

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