Day: December 29, 2018

Cop killed in stone-pelting after PM’s rally

Lucknow, Dec 29: A police constable was killed Saturday in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur when protesters hurled stones at vehicles returning from the venue of a public meeting addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Superintendent of Police (Ghazipur) Yashveer Singh said the protesters were workers from the Rashtriya Nishad Party […]

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves. A section of Anak Krakatoa’s crater collapsed after an eruption and slid into the ocean, generating the tsunami […]

2-year-old Yemeni boy whose mom sued US to see him has died

OAKLAND, Calif.  — The 2-year-old son of a Yemeni woman who sued the Trump administration to let her into the country to be with the ailing boy has died, the Council on American-Islamic Relations announced. Abdullah Hassan died Friday in UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where his […]

Two women get married in UP

Banda (UP), Dec 29: Two women on Friday “married” each other in neighbouring Hamirpur district, officials said here Saturday. “Two women living under Rath Police Station area of Hamirpur came to my office on Friday, and married each other by garlanding one another,” sub-registrar Ramkishor Pal said. “One of […]

HC declines to stay implementation of TRAI regulations for TV services

Chennai, Dec 28:  The Madras High Court Friday declined to stay implementation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s March, 2017 regulations and tariff order relating to fixation of charges for free and pay channels. Rejecting the interim prayer plea in a petition filed by a cable TV association, […]