Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Bangalore schools close down after ‘leopard sighting’

BANGALORE: A reported leopard sighting close to where a big cat injured five people at the weekend forced the closure of 130 schools in...

India and UAE target security trade as Crown Prince visits

NEW DELHI: India and the United Arab Emirates are eyeing a string of defense, infrastructure and other deals when Abu Dhabi's crown prince starts...

Elephant rampages in East Indian town

KOLKATA: A wild elephant rampaged through an East Indian town yesterday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was...

Death of former leader poses potential problems for Nepal – Nepal in turmoil; constitution...

KATHMANDU: Former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, a moderate figure in the impoverished country's unsettled politics, died yesterday, presenting a potential hurdle in attempts...

No kidding: India police arrest a goat for grazing in garden

RAIPUR: Police in central India arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat's garden, a local official said yesterday. Police...

Facebook’s India ban could embolden other regulators – Regulators in other Free Basics markets...

SINGAPORE/MUMBAI: India's decision to effectively ban Facebook's pared-back free Internet service is a major blow to the social network's plans, and may prompt other...

Leopard injures 5 in school – ‘Meteorite’ kills bus driver in south India

CHENNAI/BANGALORE: Indian authorities say a falling object that killed a bus driver and injured three others was a meteorite. If proven, it would be...

Afghan Civilians, soldiers killed in separate attacks

KHOST: Nine people were killed and eighteen injured in two separate suicide attacks in Afghanistan yesterday, authorities said, days after a fresh round of...

Mumbai 26/11 plotter admits to botched terror attacks – LeT militants revealed to be...

MUMBAI: An American who helped plot deadly attacks in Mumbai told a court yesterday that Pakistan-based militants made two failed attempted attacks on the...

India regulator deals blow to Facebook in Internet row

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: India introduced rules yesterday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the Web, in...

Sri Lanka’s Tamil leaders call for UN help on 4,000 missing

JAFFNA: Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamil leaders yesterday asked the top UN human rights official to help determine the fate of more than 4,000 civilians...

Human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: The top UN human rights official arrived yesterday in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit aimed at reviewing the measures taken by the...

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