Monthly Archives: April 2018

Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush, wife of a U.S. president and mother of another, died today. She was 92. Her husband George Herbert Walker Bush, the former U.S. president and her son George Walker Bush, also a former president, were by her side along with other family members when …

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Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks

Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks

The exchange came Tuesday at the sixth meeting of the U.N. Security Council in nine days on Syria. Russia has clashed again with the United States and its Western allies over Syria, saying airstrikes on suspected chemical sites in the war-torn nation have set back any political negotiations to end the seven-year …

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Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial tolerance training

Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial tolerance training

This is in response to protests and calls for boycotts after the arrest of two black men waiting in a Philadelphia store Starbucks Corp will close 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29 so 1,75,000 employees can undergo racial tolerance training in response to protests and calls …

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Vadodara firm’s promoters arrested in loan scam

Vadodara firm’s promoters arrested in loan scam

In ₹2,654 crore loan fraud case involving Vadodara-based Diamond Power and Infrastructure (DPIL), the CBI and Gujarat’s Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) in a joint operation arrested Suresh Bhatnagar and his two sons Amit and Sumit, all three accused in defrauding a consortium of 11 banks. They have been arrested Tuesday …

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Minor raped, killed in U.P.; NSA invoked

Minor raped, killed in U.P.; NSA invoked

A seven-year-old girl attending a wedding was allegedly raped and strangled here early on Tuesday by a man hired to set up tents for the ceremony, police said. The Yogi Adityanath government has invoked the stringent National Security Act against the alleged rapist. Under the Act, a person can be …

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Churn in J&K BJP after Ministers’ exit

Churn in J&K BJP after Ministers’ exit

All nine Ministers offer to resign. Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Nirmal Singh was assigned two additional portfolios on Tuesday, which fell vacant after the resignation of two BJP Ministers in the wake of the Kathua rape-and-murder case. The decision has fuelled a rebellion within the party as …

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CBI probe if J&K wants it, says Union Minister

CBI probe if J&K wants it, says Union Minister

Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday that the Centre had no objection to the handing over of the Kathua rape and murder case to the CBI if the state government referred it. “As far as we are concerned, we don’t have any problem or objection to hand over the …

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Rythu Bandhu soon, but tenant farmers kept away

Rythu Bandhu soon, but tenant farmers kept away

16 lakh cheques ready at mandal level for distribution Nalgonda MP and Rythu Samanvaya Samithi Chairman Gutha Sukhender Reddy on Tuesday said the Farmers Investment Support Scheme (FISS) or the Rythu Bandhu scheme will be launched coinciding with distribution of the digitised pattadar passbooks during the last week of the …

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Giving their all to learning archery

Giving their all to learning archery

Over 230 students hone their skills at free summer camp Undeterred by the rising mercury levels in Yellandu, as many as 230 students in the age group of 4-19 years are sweating it out to hone their skills in archery at the free summer coaching camp being organised by the …

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Maoist’s mother urges her to surrender

Maoist’s mother urges her to surrender

Adilabad Superintendent of Police promises all help to Sumanbai’s family Anjanabai, mother of the 37-year-old Maoist, Dasarwad Sumanbai alias Sangithakka, from remote Dedra village in Bazarhatnoor mandal in Adilabad district on Tuesday made a fervent appeal to her daughter to surrender herself to Adilabad police without any fear. She said …

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