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Kovind to start campaigning from UP tomorrow

Kovind to start campaigning from UP tomorrow

The ruling NDA government has nominated Bihar Governor Kovind for the position for for the post of Indian President. An image-conscious chief minister, who in his earlier two dispensations, was ...

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Turkey removes Darwin's theory of evolution from the school curriculum

Turkey removes Darwin's theory of evolution from the school curriculum

Turkey's education system, at least nominally, is secular. He also says it's too complicated a concept for students, who "don't have the necessary scientific background" needed to understand it, ac...

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Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance - and face some

Activists gathered for a gay Pride march in Istanbul Sunday in defiance of a ban imposed by the city governor's office . Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride...

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Adityanath does not visit Lucknow eidgah, Akhilesh takes swipe

Asset declaration: On March 19, Adityanath ordered all ministers to declare their income, movable and immovable properties within 15 days. The law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh , however, r...

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Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners

Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners

Miss Jammu and Kashmir , Sanam Dua was chosen as the 1st runner up while Miss Bihar , Priyanka Kumari came as the 2nd runner up in the competition. Medical College for Women in Sonepat. Director and...

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London high-rises fail safety tests after Grenfell fire

Refurbishment of the Chalcots Estate was overseen by Rydon, the company involved in the refit of Grenfell Tower , according to the Rydon website. Nora Rebole, monitoring surveyor at Zorin Finance, ...

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Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

The 31-year-old replaced his cousin Mohammed bin Nayef as next in line to the throne after a royal decree was issued by his father, King Salman , on Tuesday. A center piece of the plan is the publi...

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Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 miles per hour (17 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through late Monday. However, locally flooding downpours may still ...

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Andy Murray suffers 'big blow' to Wimbledon hopes in Queen's exit

Andy Murray suffers 'big blow' to Wimbledon hopes in Queen's exit

Andy Murray can still win Wimbledon despite his recent poor form, according to former British No 1 Greg Rusedski . "Beating the world No1 and a Grand Slam champion, on grass at Queen's , it's def...

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Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city

Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city

The planes are configured to look for people on the ground, said Peter Jennings, executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, a think tank. The siege of the city has so far claimed...

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Two children among three people killed in Mississauga crash

Two children among three people killed in Mississauga crash

Police tell CP24 that a 40-year-old male driving a Mazda 6 lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons. The driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene. There was no immediate w...

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Kovind to meet MPs, MLAs in Kashmir on Wednesday

Kovind to meet MPs, MLAs in Kashmir on Wednesday

Kovind reached Lucknow with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP national general secretary Bhupender Yadav. He also met with state Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit. Speaking to PTI, Sena s...

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30 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

A large group of people can be seen on a roof deck as smaller vessels and jet skis race toward them, apparently to help rescue passengers. Medellin's mayor Federico Gutierrez said he is sending a te...

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Ohio gas prices rise but stay lower than national average

Ohio gas prices rise but stay lower than national average

Florida is starting the summer with gas prices continuing to drop across the state, a new AAA study finds. AAA says consumers have been benefiting from low prices at the pump because of strong oil p...

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Stopping Kim Jong Un

Stopping Kim Jong Un

As Lewis puts it, "He doesn't like his ears, or so it seems". The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation filed a petition on change.org days after the death of American college student Otto W...

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Sushma targets Meira with Lok Sabha video of 2013

Sushma targets Meira with Lok Sabha video of 2013

After Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav openly expressed his displeasure over Nitish's decision, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday hit out at the JD (U) leader. In 20...

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China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

Chinese crews have recovered ten bodies and are still searching for 93 others about 30 hours after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the south-western province of Sichuan...

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Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Bush and Barack Obama. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also issued a statement to extend greetings to all Muslims celebrating the festival. Third U.S. " Muslim Americans have been part of our ...

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Tempers flare on the track as Vettel rams into Hamilton

Tempers flare on the track as Vettel rams into Hamilton

The stewards were clear in apportioning blame, imposing a 10 second stop-and-go penalty on the German for steering into Hamilton. I don't know what to say, there's nothing I can say. "I ran into the b...

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Portugal & Mexico sail into Semi Finals of FIFA Confederations Cup

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 33 minutes at Saint Petersburg Stadium, while Bernardo Silva scored the second goal for the Iberian squad ...

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Britons cry for London fire victims as death toll rises to 79

Britons cry for London fire victims as death toll rises to 79

People around the country fell silent at 11am to remember those affected by the devastating fire which engulfed Grenfell Tower last Wednesday. She said more help will be sent to the scene to help su...

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White House forgoes traditional dinner commemorating Ramadan

White House forgoes traditional dinner commemorating Ramadan

He also enjoined Muslims not to deviate from the teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammed on the essence of Ramadan , even after the sallah celebrations. Calling for an end to violence in Jammu and Kash...

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Turkey's Erdogan firmly behind Qatar against 'unlawful' neighbours

Turkey's Erdogan firmly behind Qatar against 'unlawful' neighbours

He also called for a " lowering of rhetoric " to "help ease the tension" and said Washington is supporting a mediation effort by Kuwait aimed at defusing the crisis after the four Arab states cut dipl...

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Brexit bills presented in Queen's Speech, hat design in the spotlight

With Brexit talks now under way, the government has set out the laws needed to leave the European Union - irrespective of the final deal agreed with Brussels. "The formality is that you can not put th...

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Hearing Set for Flint Airport Attacker

Hearing Set for Flint Airport Attacker

A Flint airport police officer injured in a suspected terrorist attack this week is expected to go home after spending the weekend recovering at a local hospital. Investigators said Ftouhi screamed ...

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Indonesia Police Find Islamic State Propaganda Targeting Children

Indonesia Police Find Islamic State Propaganda Targeting Children

Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, has carried out a sustained crackdown on militants since the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people, but a new threat has emerged from Islamic St...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port

It is one of two Queen Elizabeth class carriers being constructed, at a cost of more than £6 billion. The 65,000 ton vessel, which will be the UK's first aircraft carrier since the HMS Ark Royal w...

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Trump says he's optimistic about Senate approval of GOP healthcare measure

McConnell said he wants a vote on the Senate bill before the end of next week, when Congress departs Washington for the long Fourth of July recess. And just - can you give us just a couple of ways in ...

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Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot in Brussels

Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot in Brussels

Police and military personnel acted quickly to clear the area around the central train station in Brussels on Tuesday night, and David says he was not allowed back into his hotel for a number of h...

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Panels on 60 UK Buildings Fail Fire Safety Tests

In its latest update, the DCLG said that samples from 60 high rise buildings across 25 local authority areas have now failed tests. The national testing was ordered after a June 14 fire engulfed Gr...

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Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

An oil tanker was traveling to Lahore from Karachi and the driver lost the control near Bahawalpur in Punjab province . Fire brigade arrived on the site of the incident shortly after the bl...

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Former German leader Helmut Kohl has died at the age of 87

Germany in particular faced the challenge of engaging with a formerly dictatorial, Soviet-backed East and welding it to a prosperous West that drew its support from Washington and its Western allies....

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Scalise shooter had a list of 6 Congressmen's names in his pocket

Scalise shooter had a list of 6 Congressmen's names in his pocket

Slater declined to discuss any of the names on the list or whether any of those members were at the baseball practice, only saying he would not characterize it as a " hit list ". Both firearms were pu...

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US Open: Top 3 miss cut, 4 tied for lead

The one-under-par total was a substantial improvement on Thursday's six-over-par 78, but with the cut projected at one-over-par, it was too little, too late for the popular Northern Irishman. "I'm opt...

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Borough Market Reopens Just 11 Days After The Deadly London Terror Attack

Borough Market Reopens Just 11 Days After The Deadly London Terror Attack

Australians Kirsty Boden, 28, and 21-year-old Sara Zelenak were among the eight people killed on June 3, when three attackers ploughed into pedestrians with a white van before stabbing revellers in B...

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US official can't confirm al-Baghdadi killing

US official can't confirm al-Baghdadi killing

There were disputed reports on the matter as The New York Times reported the Russian Defence Ministry had claimed Baghdadi had been killed, but other agencies said the matter was still being investi...

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Displaced people's camp near Mosul hit by food poisoning

Displaced people's camp near Mosul hit by food poisoning

Meanwhile, Iraqi forces yesterday reported progress in the US-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul , announcing the capture of a district just north the city's historic centre. At a...

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UK Parliament hit by cyber attack, MPs email access restricted

UK Parliament hit by cyber attack, MPs email access restricted

An investigation has been launched following a "sustained" cyber-attack on Friday that led to the breach of around 90 email accounts, and while the identity of the attackers remains unknown, it's thou...

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No sign of DUP limbo ending as Arlene Foster departs

No sign of DUP limbo ending as Arlene Foster departs

But Irish nationalists Sinn Fein have voiced concerns a tie-up could destabilise politics in Northern Ireland and undermine the British government's neutrality in overseeing talks to form a new ...

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Muslim teenager murdered on way to mosque in Virginia

The All Dulles Area Muslim Society confirmed in a news release that the teens were affiliated with the mosque. When the man got out of his auto, the girls ran away and didn't realize until later tha...

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