Musharraf admitted to Dubai hospital after reaction from rare disease : Party

Islamabad : Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai after suffering a reaction from a rare disease that has weakened his nervous system, his party has said. General (retd) Musharraf, 75, who has been living in Dubai since March 2016, is facing […]


Baby reunited with dad as Indonesia flood death toll hits 77

Sentani (Indonesia) : A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, officials said Monday, as the death toll hit 77. The five-month old was plucked Sunday from debris inside […]

LS poll campaign: BJP readies voter contact programme in Nagpur

Nagpur :  BJP workers have hit the ground running in the Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency, from where Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will file his nomination again this year, to reach out to voters ahead of the upcoming general elections. The party workers and office-bearers are making detailed plans to […]

BJP creating artificial majority in Goa, Cong should be allowed to form govt: Azad

New Delhi :  The Congress Monday accused the BJP of creating an “artificial majority” in Goa at the directions of the Centre, and urged Governor Mridula Sinha to invite the opposition party to form a government as it was the single largest party. The coastal state is in a […]

Rupee opens marginally higher against US dollar

Mumbai :  The rupee edged 2 paise higher to 68.51 against the US dollar in early trade Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meet. Besides the greenback’s weakness against some currencies overseas, increased selling of the American currency by exporters as well as banks supported the rupee, forex […]

Sensex, Nifty start on a positive note

Mumbai : The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 73 points in early trade Tuesday, extending gains for the seventh session, driven by sustained foreign fund inflows. Besides, covering-up of short positions ahead of March series expiry in the derivatives segment scheduled for Wednesday as markets will remain closed on […]

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