Day: February 9, 2020

MNS organises rally in Mumbai to support new citizenship law

MUMBAI – The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) held a rally in India’s financial capital Mumbai on Sunday to support a citizenship law introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year that has triggered nationwide protests. The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which eases the path for non-Muslims from neighbouring […]

Coronavirus scare: 6 under home quarantine in Mizoram

Aizawl, Feb 9: The Mizoram government has placed six students, who had recently returned from China, under home quarantine as a part of precautionary measures in the wake of coronavirus outbreak in the neighbouring country, officials said on Sunday. Blood samples of two among the six have been sent […]

66 women rescued from dance bars in Bengaluru, 14 held

Bengaluru, Feb 9: The city police on Sunday claimed to have rescued 66 women, who were forced to dance with skimpy clothes in three bars here and 14 people were arrested in this connection. The raids were carried out by Central Crime Branch police following inputs about illegally operating […]

Iran says counting down to launch new satellite

Iran started counting down Sunday to the launch within hours of a scientific observation satellite that is part of a programme the United States has previously described as a “provocation”. Arch foes Iran and the United States have appeared to be on the brink of an all-out confrontation […]

“Where it begins”: Young hungry locusts bulk up in Somalia

GAROWE, Somalia — At a glance, the desert locusts in this arid patch of northern Somalia look less ominous than the billion-member swarms infesting East Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. But their time will come. Small and wingless, the hopping young locusts are […]

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