Trump to Tillerson: N Korea negotiations a waste of time

Trump to Tillerson: N Korea negotiations a waste of time

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The US president and his North Korean counterpart (R) are at loggerheads over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme US President Donald Trump has told his secretary of state that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate...
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Fonda, Mirren make star turns as fashion models for L’Oreal

Fonda, Mirren make star turns as fashion models for L’Oreal

PARIS — Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren were the toast of Paris as the two septuagenarian actresses modelled for L’Oreal. The cosmetics giant transformed the Champs-Elysees avenue into a dazzling open-air fashion runway for a one-off event on Sunday. O...
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The waste-collecting cyclists who caught the UN’s eye

The waste-collecting cyclists who caught the UN’s eye

Putting an end to the unnecessary burning of biodegradable waste, one restaurant at a time, has become the forceful mission of a team of French cyclists. Their creative initiative, which relies largely on volunteers, has even impressed the United Nations....
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Pending cases fall in apex court but rise in lower courts

Pending cases fall in apex court but rise in lower courts

The number of pending cases in the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts has fallen in the last three years, but it has seen an upward swing in the lower judiciary, law ministry data shows. According to figures compiled...
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Maha govt will ‘shame’ people who defecate in open: Fadnavis

Maha govt will ‘shame’ people who defecate in open: Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government’s newly established ‘Open Defecation Free (ODF) Watch’ mechanism will “shame” people if they are found defecating in the open, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday. Devendra Fadnavis Fadnavis ...
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Communal clashes erupt in Kanpur during Tazia procession, 30 injured

Communal clashes erupt in Kanpur during Tazia procession, 30 injured

Communal clashes at two places in Kanpur left nearly 30 people, including five policemen, injured while nearly 10 vehicles and four shops were either set afire or ransacked. The situation in Param Purwa was partially under control whereas in Rawatpur,...
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Security tightens as anglophone separatists symbolically proclaim ‘independence’

Security tightens as anglophone separatists symbolically proclaim ‘independence’

Live: ‘Catalonia has won the right to independence’, says Catalan leader Read more Two women killed in Marseille knife attack claimed by Islamic State group Read more ‘Lone wolf’ suspected in Canada terror attack Read more Defying Madri...
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Yamuna in distress after immersions

Yamuna in distress after immersions

Soumya Pillai New Delhi , October 01, 2017 22:29 IST Updated: October 01, 2017 22:31 IST “; var device = “”; for ( var type in WFClientTypeDef) { if (window.matchMedia(WFClientTypeDef[type]).matches) { switch (type) { case “xlarge&#8221...
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Petrossian invents liquid caviar

Petrossian invents liquid caviar

In the run-up to end-of-year celebrations, the renowned Parisian gourmet grocer has unveiled a new innovation that features its most famous product, caviar. Petrossian is planning to take advantage of the end-of-year celebrations to present a surprising innova...
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Boeing ‘unjustified’ in Bombardier row

Boeing ‘unjustified’ in Bombardier row

Image caption James Brokenshire speaking at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester The Northern Ireland Secretary has said that the action taken by Boeing in a trade dispute with Bombardier is “unjustified and unwarranted”. James Brokenshi...
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Monarch airline awaits package holiday licence decision

Monarch airline awaits package holiday licence decision

Image copyright PA Monarch is in last-ditch talks with the aviation regulator about renewing its licence to sell package holidays. The travel company has until midnight to reach a deal for its Atol licence or ask for more time from...
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