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19 Sep 2018California
This California couple might have raped over a 100 women
In what could spiral into an outrageous case, an orthopedic surgeon from California and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women.
19 Sep 2018Donald Trump
China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US: Trump
China rebuilt itself with the "tremendous amount" of money pouring out of the United States, President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday, amid the ongoing trade war between the two nations.
19 Sep 2018South Africa
South Africa's apex court legalizes marijuana consumption for adults
On Tuesday, South Africa's apex court, in a unanimous ruling, legalized the use of marijuana for personal consumption in private spaces.
19 Sep 2018Donald Trump
'Least impressive sex I've ever had': Stormy Daniels about Trump
Another storm has taken over White House and this time it's 'Full Disclosure'.
18 Sep 2018Russia News
Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia
Russia's Defense Ministry said one of its reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people on board has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.
17 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes
As part of newly-elected PM Imran Khan's austerity drive, the cash-strapped Pakistan government has started auctioning 102 luxury vehicles of the PM House at "above market price".
17 Sep 2018Vietnam
Vietnam: Drug overdose in music festival kills seven, five critical
Seven people have died, and five are in a coma, after taking drugs during a music festival in Hanoi Water Park of Tay Ho District, Vietnam, local media reported.
17 Sep 2018Afghanistan
Taliban kills 10 Afghanistan security forces in separate assaults
In two separate incidents, the Taliban today killed at least 10 Afghan police and military officers, officials said.
17 Sep 2018US Supreme Court
Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence
A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.
17 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Americans recognizing they don't trust President Trump: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal
Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said yesterday people are increasingly recognizing that President Donald Trump can't be trusted as how it could be possible that he wasn't aware of what's going on during his presidential election campaign.
17 Sep 2018Theresa May
British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'
British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she was "irritated" by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger.
17 Sep 2018India
Naidu addresses Indians in Malta, hails contribution in bilateral ties
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu yesterday interacted with the Indian diaspora in Malta and hailed their contribution in strengthening India's relations with the Southern European island country.
17 Sep 2018Florence
Flooding fears surge as Carolina rivers rise; Wilmington cut off
Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the US's Carolinas, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods kilometers inland.
16 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan Railways to sell land to clear PKR 37bn deficit
Pakistan's Railways Minister has proposed the sale of railway land to end nearly PKR 37bn deficit and requested PM Imran Khan to promulgate an ordinance for the purpose.
16 Sep 2018India
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invokes Nehru while addressing Serbian Parliament
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invoked India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his address to the Serbian Parliament as he underlined the need to strengthen democratic policies by internalizing the concepts of freedom, dialogue, inclusion and the rule of law.
16 Sep 2018Australia
Survey reveals what affects the productivity of most employees
The productivity of most employees is impacted by unrelated tasks and administrative work as 86% in a survey feel that they lose time each day on work-specific tasks but unrelated to their core job.
16 Sep 2018Bangladesh
Bangladesh: Medical team examines Khaleda Zia's health in Dhaka jail
A team of doctors visited old Dhaka Central Jail to examine the health condition of former Premier and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia, who recently complained to the court that she was losing feeling in her hand and in a leg, Dhaka Tribune reported.
16 Sep 2018Theresa May
Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership
British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.
16 Sep 2018Philippines
Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines
Typhoon Mangkhut roared toward densely populated Hong Kong and southern China today after ravaging across the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and heavy rains that left at least 28 dead.
16 Sep 2018South Korea
Trump ready to impose new tariffs on $200bn-worth Chinese goods
President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
16 Sep 2018London
Indian billionaire buys £2mn mansion for his daughter: Report
An unnamed Indian billionaire has acquired a £2mn mansion in the Scottish countryside as a home for his daughter who is set to begin her course at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland next week, The Times reported.
16 Sep 2018Dalai Lama
Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama says he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".
15 Sep 2018Venkaiah Naidu
Naidu discusses bilateral cooperation in trade, defense with Serbian President
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday met Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and held a fruitful discussion with him on strengthening cooperation in a number of areas, including trade, defense, and IT.
15 Sep 2018Philippines
Super Typhoon Mangkhut could cause damages worth $120bn in Asia
On Saturday, Super Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines causing floods, triggering landslides, disrupting electricity and travel services.
15 Sep 2018Ajit Doval
Doval discusses 'future direction' of Indo-US ties with Pompeo, Mattis
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval yesterday held "broad-based" talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and his American counterpart John Bolton during which they discussed the "future direction" of the strategic Indo-US ties.
15 Sep 2018Japan
Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as the ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal of revising the country's post-World War II constitution.
14 Sep 2018India
US: Ajit Doval to hold meetings with Trump administration officials
A week after the successful India-US 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Washington to hold meetings with top officials of Trump Administration.
14 Sep 2018H-1B Visa
US firm violates labor provisions, asked to pay $300,000 penalty
A US-based IT staffing company has been asked to pay over $300,000 (over Rs. 2cr) to 12 H-1B employees for paying them far below their salary and imposed a penalty of over $45,000 (Rs. 32L) for violating the labor provisions.
14 Sep 2018Germany
Germany: Teen suspected of planning Islamic extremist bombing attack arrested
A German teenager has been arrested on suspicion that he was planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack in the Frankfurt area, prosecutors said yesterday.
14 Sep 2018India
Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached Moscow yesterday on a two-day visit to co-chair key bilateral meeting and talks with Russian leadership to boost "special privileged strategic partnership".
13 Sep 2018South Korea
US House votes to ban eating of dogs and cats
A resolution has been passed in the US House of Representatives asking countries like China, South Korea, Vietnam, and India to end the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption, saying there is no place for such practices in a compassionate society.
13 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Decision to suspend aid to Pakistan wasn't taken lightly: US
The US decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan wasn't taken lightly, as the Trump administration was concerned that the South Asian country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of the terrorists, said John Bolton, National Security Adviser of the United States.
13 Sep 2018Reuters
Myanmar: Journalists' sentence garners criticism, but Suu Kyi defends decision
Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.
13 Sep 2018Hurricane
Hurricane Florence to devastate the US east coast starting today
An enormous hurricane called Florence is headed towards the East Coast of the United States and is expected to make landfall on Thursday along the North Carolina coast.
13 Sep 2018H-1B Visa
The US has found another way to deny H-1B visas
On Tuesday, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented a new rule that allows US authorities to reject visa applications, petitions, and requests over mistakes and missing documents without giving an applicant the chance to correct the error.
13 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Won't tolerate any form of foreign meddling in elections: Trump
The United States will not tolerate any form of foreign interference in its elections, US President Donald Trump said yesterday after signing an executive order that initiates actions, including sanctions, against foreign entities who meddle or even attempt to interfere in US polls.
13 Sep 2018India
Will continue advocating for India's membership in NSG: US
India hasn't been able to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) because of China's veto, a Trump Administration official said today, asserting that the US will continue advocating for India's membership in the group as it meets all the criteria.
13 Sep 2018Mass Shooting
US: Gunman kills five, including wife, shoots self later
On Wednesday, a gunman killed his wife and four others before turning the weapon to himself, police officials said.
12 Sep 2018Russia News
Russia's Putin and China's Jinping flip pancakes during economic forum
On the sidelines of an economic forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin flipped pancakes with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, on Tuesday.
12 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan Supreme Court to hire two transgenders: Chief Justice
For the first time, Pakistan's Supreme Court will hire two transgenders and provide them jobs in the court, said Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Tuesday.