Month: October 2019

Kulgam killings: Bodies of 5 labourers reach hometown

Bahal Nagar (WB), Oct 31 : The bodies of five labourers, killed in a terror attack in Kashmir, have arrived at their hometown here in Murshidabad district on Thursday morning, accompanied by grief-stricken family members, state ministers and TMC leaders among others. Hundreds of people from far-flung areas have […]


Maharashtra doesn’t bow before Delhi, says NCP banner

Mumbai, Oct 31 : Maharashtra’s history shows it never bows before the “throne of Delhi”, said a huge banner put up outside the office of the Nationalist Congress Party here. The banner was seen on Wednesday when newly-elected NCP MLAs met. “History shows Maharashtra doesn’t bow down before the […]

Congress MLAs meet in Kharge’s presence

Mumbai, Oct 31 : The Congress on Thursday held a meeting of its newly-elected MLAs in Maharashtra at the party office here. Congress general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge also attended the meeting, sources said. The legislators were felicitated at the meeting. State Congress president Balasaheb Thorat, senior leaders Ashok Chavan, […]

Rajnath Singh to represent India at SCO meet in Tashkent

New Delhi, Oct 31 : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at a two-day meeting of council of heads of government (CHG) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tashkent beginning Friday. The SCO is an influential regional security grouping which is seen as a counterweight to NATO. “Rajnath […]

The ‘Brave Ones’: Zimbabwe’s women-only rangers fighting poaching

Chiyevedzo Mutero was one of dozens competing in the remote Zimbabwean bush to join the all-female anti-poaching Akashinga rangers when she broke her finger. She didn’t consider quitting — she even smiled as her finger was bandaged, before returning to the brutal military-style training. “I’m happy, that’s why […]

Nationals rally to beat Astros and capture World Series

The Washington Nationals completed one of the most shocking championship runs in Major League Baseball history Wednesday by defeating Houston 6-2 to capture the US capital’s first World Series title since 1924. Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon blasted home runs and the Nationals rallied from two runs down […]

TB drug price slashed in global push to thwart killer disease

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi slashed the price of a key anti-tuberculosis drug on Thursday, boosting the battle against the world’s deadliest disease alongside the US launch of tests for a new treatment. The initiatives came as the United Nations seeks to galvanize the campaign against TB, which killed […]

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