North East floods: Toll rises to 17; over 4.25 lakh people displaced in Assam; 213 relief camps set up in five districts

North East floods: Toll rises to 17; over 4.25 lakh people displaced in Assam; 213 relief camps set up in five districts

Guwahati/Agartala: The flood situation in Assam worsened on Saturday as four more people lost their lives, taking the death toll in the region to 17, officials said. Although the situation improved marginally in Tripura and Mizoram in the past 24 hours, one more person...
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Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (right) met Zoran Zaev near the border between the two countries Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia’s name. Under the...
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Race 3 has given me that boost; Salman believed in me and inspired me to transform, says Bobby Deol

Race 3 has given me that boost; Salman believed in me and inspired me to transform, says Bobby Deol

Bobby Deol has turned over a new leaf. His reclusiveness is a thing of the past. For about three to four years, a sense of gloom had taken over his life with his career slipping away due to lack of acting...
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Three Dalit teens paraded nude, beaten for swimming in village well in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon

Three Dalit teens paraded nude, beaten for swimming in village well in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon

Jalgaon : In a shocking incident, three minor Dalit boys were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in a village in Jalgaon for allegedly swimming in a village well, officials said here on Thursday. The incident occurred on 10 June, but...
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Corrected: Volcker ‘fix’ may cause new headaches for Wall Street

Corrected: Volcker ‘fix’ may cause new headaches for Wall Street

(In June 15 item, corrects calculation of threshold in paragraph 12) By Pete Schroeder and Michelle Price WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A proposal to simplify a rule banning banks from proprietary trading, rather than making life easier for Wall Street, could.....
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NHS gets £20bn ‘birthday present’

NHS gets £20bn ‘birthday present’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May said the extra funding amounted to billions of pounds a year extra for the NHS The NHS in England is to receive an extra £20bn a year as a 70th...
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Aquarius in Valencia: Spain welcomes migrants from disputed ship

Aquarius in Valencia: Spain welcomes migrants from disputed ship

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMigrants are checked by Spanish officials The Spanish port of Valencia has seen the arrival of the first ship carrying migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea and turned away by Italy and...
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Aquarius refugees and migrants disembark in Valencia port

Aquarius refugees and migrants disembark in Valencia port

Valencia, Spain – After a gruelling journey at sea, the first of more than 600 migrants and refugees who have become the centre of a political storm about Europe’s migration policy have set foot on dry land in Spain. The...
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Nicaragua unrest: What you should know

Nicaragua unrest: What you should know

More than 170 people have died in Nicaragua since unrest began two months ago.  Protesters have taken to the streets demanding President Daniel Ortega stand down. Authorities have been accused of using “lethal force” to crack down on the protests....
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Italian coast guard ship with Aquarius migrants arrives in Spain

Italian coast guard ship with Aquarius migrants arrives in Spain

Italian ship with Aquarius migrants arrives in Spain Read more Deadly arson attack mars Nicaragua truce deal Read more Own goal and penalty hand Croatia 2-0 easy win over Nigeria Read more Fire devastates famed Glasgow School of Art for...
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