• CJI Dipak Misra to hear Justice Loya death case on January 22
CJI Dipak Misra to hear Justice Loya death case on January 22

The case relates to suspicions being raised on the death of the judge Loya while hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter trial involving BJP president Amit Shah. The petitions have been filed by social activist Tehseen Poonawala and Maharashtra-based journalist Bandhuraj Sambhaji Lone. The allocation of the death case of Judge Loya's to a...

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  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Ceasefire violation by Pakistan

The Pakistan Rangers resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing at 20 border outposts of the BSF along the global border in Jammu , Samba and Kathua districts on Friday, a police official said. Anwar said one man was wounded past midnight, while a man and a woman were killed and four others were injured during the day. In view of the cea...

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  • No bilateral meeting between PM Modi and Pak PM at Davos
No bilateral meeting between PM Modi and Pak PM at Davos

On his arrival at Davos on the January 22, Modi will host a round table dinner for interaction with global CEOs, including Indian CEOs. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday showered praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his guidance that helped increase India's prestige further in the global arena.

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  • Killed in Fire at Firecracker store in Delhi
Killed in Fire at Firecracker store in Delhi

The rescue operations are underway as more people are suspected to be trapped inside the factory. Atul Garg the DFS was alerted about the fire at 6:20 pm, following which, 15 Fire tenders were deputed to the spot. The New Delhi Municipal Council had also asked restaurants to abide by trade license conditions, fire safety norms and sitting cap...

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  • Twitter to inform 677775 people they interacted with Kremlin-linked account
Twitter to inform 677775 people they interacted with Kremlin-linked account

Twitter has identified an additional 1,062 accounts associated with the Russia-backed Internet Research Agency (IRA) accused of interfering with the 2016 U.S. Twitter has been working with U.S. congressional investigators to determine the full scale of Russian attempts to exploit social media during the election.

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  • Social security benefits? Passport? What the government shutdown means for you
Social security benefits? Passport? What the government shutdown means for you

Even McConnell admitted this week he did not know what kind of bill on funding the government the President would sign. It would need 60 votes to advance in the Senate, and Republicans have 51 seats. It's true that the government will eventually spend most of that money after a shutdown. "The Senate has not passed any of those bills due to refusal ...

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  • India test-fires Agni-V missile which covers China
India test-fires Agni-V missile which covers China

In a tweet heralding the test , Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman described it as a "major boost to the defence capabilities of our country". New Delhi hope the test will successfully confirm their ability to fire a ICBM more than 5,000 km (3,100 miles). Still, the Agni-V has not yet officially rotated into the menagerie of missiles in ...

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  • Hotel under attack in Kabul
Hotel under attack in Kabul

Unofficial sources said that more than 15 people were killed and that several civilians were taken hostage by the assailants. He said the hotel's third floor, where the kitchen is located, had caught fire. " According to initial reports, no Resolute Support or (US forces) members were injured in this incident", he said in an emailed statement. G...

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  • Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?
Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?

White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson , did note that Trump could stand to lose 10 to 15 pounds over the next year by improving his diet and exercising more , noting that Trump "is more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both".

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  • Storm Fionn to batter the country in coming hours
Storm Fionn to batter the country in coming hours

Scotland is also subject to an amber weather warning, while large parts of Britain are under a yellow weather warning. While Tulloch Bridge in Scotland was hit hardest last night, seeing 8cm of snowfall overnight, southern Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland have all seen snow - and there's more expected by the end of the day.

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  • Trump has many accomplishments
Trump has many accomplishments

Median admiration of USA leadership now stands at 30 percent in 134 countries and regions, lower than it was under the leadership of Trump's two most recent predecessors, Barack Obama and George W. Africa as a whole remains the bright spot for US leadership approval, as it has been for the past decade. He has actively rejected taking global...

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  • Seoul wants Olympic momentum to lead to US-North Korea talks
Seoul wants Olympic momentum to lead to US-North Korea talks

While South Korea hopes to use the games to improve relations with its rival after a year of animosity involving North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear weapons program, some experts view Kim's overture as an attempt to weaken US-led worldwide sanctions against the North and buy time to further advance his nuclear weapons program.

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  • Markets Extend Gains; Sensex up by Over 150 Points, Nifty at 10850
Markets Extend Gains; Sensex up by Over 150 Points, Nifty at 10850

The index edged higher by 28.45 points or 0.26 per cent to close at a new closing high of 10,817 points. The broader too went up by quarter of a per cent to end on a closing high of 10,817. On the sectoral front, PSU Bank rose by 2.18 per cent, Bank 1.40 per cent, Private bank 1.31 per cent, Finance Service 1.11 per cent, Realty 1.09 per cent, Infr...

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  • India jumps three spots to reach 102nd place — Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
India jumps three spots to reach 102nd place — Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

The results boosted the team's position in the overall rankings. The top ten teams in the world are Germany (1), Brazil (2), Portugal (3), Argentina (4), Belgium (5), Spain (6), Poland (7), Switzerland (8), France (9) and Chile (19). The South African Football Association (SAFA), whose technical committee recently met with head coach Stuart Baxte...

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  • Stoltenberg: Name dispute must be resolved before joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Stoltenberg: Name dispute must be resolved before joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The Macedonian government believes that the conditions are being created for the process of solving the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece, a government statement said Thursday. But addressing the parliament in the capital Skopje, Stoltenberg said that "membership is about much more than solving the name issue". The resumption of the bilat...

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  • Iran deal won't survive beyond May 2018, sanctions expert says
Iran deal won't survive beyond May 2018, sanctions expert says

The potential collapse of the nuclear deal with Iran could set a risky precedent and will have serious consequences for the tense standoff on the Korean peninsula, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned. Tensions between North Korea and the worldwide community have steadily been rising over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. Russia...

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  • Senator Menendez Will Face Retrial on Bribery Charges
Senator Menendez Will Face Retrial on Bribery Charges

In exchange, prosecutors charged, the New Jersey Democrat helped Melgen's foreign mistresses secure visas, intervened in a multimillion-dollar Medicare dispute and pressured US officials to safeguard a lucrative port security contract in the Dominican Republic.

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  • Toronto police arrest man for 2 deaths, say might be more
Toronto police arrest man for 2 deaths, say might be more

He said that is what the evidence suggested to police at the time. The suspect in their deaths is a self-employed landscaper who lives in Thorncliffe Park and runs a company called Artistic Design. When asked what the nature of the relationship with Kinsman was, Idsinga replied, "sexual". Standing outside the court, Alphonso King and his husban...

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  • Parents of 13 siblings found beaten and shackled plead not guilty
Parents of 13 siblings found beaten and shackled plead not guilty

Punishments included beatings and strangulation, and the children were chained to their beds for weeks and even months for washing their hands above their wrists, according to prosecutors. Greg Fellows. The couple also purchased "a lot of toys they never opened", he said. "We are not charging torture on the 2-year-old", Hestrin said. "So, I thi...

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  • Trump pushes back on Kelly's claims of 'uninformed' border wall pledges
Trump pushes back on Kelly's claims of 'uninformed' border wall pledges

Trump fumed at Kelly privately and chided his chief of staff over his remarks. On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that his views on the wall had not, in fact, evolved. "The president is pretty happy with his job overall", Ruddy said of Kelly. "The Wall will be paid for, directly or indirectly , or through longer term reimbursement, by Mex...

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