Habs bring back Tomas Plekanec, sign Matthew Peca, Xavier Ouellet

Habs bring back Tomas Plekanec, sign Matthew Peca, Xavier Ouellet

Tomas Plekanec got his wish to return to Montreal and is confident the Canadiens can get back into the NHL playoffs. The 35-year-old free agent centre, who was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in February after skating his entire...
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John Tavares signs 7-year, $77 million contract with Toronto Maple Leafs

John Tavares signs 7-year, $77 million contract with Toronto Maple Leafs

Star free-agent centre John Tavares announced on his Twitter account Sunday that he has signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. WATCH ABOVE: ‘Opportunity was too good: Tavares on signing with Maple Leafs WATCH: Tavares ‘excited’ about playing with Matthews...
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Jharkhand gangrape grim warning of how tribal tradition of Pathalgadi is being hijacked to incite anti-State sentiments

Jharkhand gangrape grim warning of how tribal tradition of Pathalgadi is being hijacked to incite anti-State sentiments

The abduction and rape of five women from an NGO allegedly by Maoists in Jharkhand sent shock waves through the country and introduced India to the little-known term, “Pathalgadi”. File image of Jharkhand Police. News18. Pathalgadi is a tradition f...
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Naxalite with bounty of Rs 3 lakh gunned down in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

Naxalite with bounty of Rs 3 lakh gunned down in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

Raipur: A Naxal commander, carrying a reward of Rs 3 lakh on his head, was gunned down in an encounter with the police in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, an official said on Sunday. Representational image. PTI The leader was a key...
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Steven Spielberg’s Halo TV series, based on popular video game franchise, gets 10-episode order from Showtime

Steven Spielberg’s Halo TV series, based on popular video game franchise, gets 10-episode order from Showtime

You are here: International hit military science fiction videogame Halo is coming to television in the form of a scripted drama series, cable channel Showtime said on Thursday. The 10-episode series, based on the best-selling Xbox franchise, will dramatise a.....
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Govia Thameslink ‘could lose franchise’ over rail chaos

Govia Thameslink ‘could lose franchise’ over rail chaos

Image copyright PA Rail operator Govia Thameslink faces being stripped of its franchises unless performance on its services in the South East of England rapidly improves, the BBC understands. A source said the government could begin the process within weeks......
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Bavaria: Affluent, Picturesque — and Angry

Bavaria: Affluent, Picturesque — and Angry

MUNICH — All seems well in Bavaria. The streets are clean, unemployment is practically nonexistent, social benefits are generous and a vibrant sense of identity infuses small villages and big cities alike: Even teenagers sometimes don dirndls and lederhosen ...
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Mexico election: Polls due to open after campaign marred by violence

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Mexican cemetery where graves can cost up to $500,000 Polls are due to open across Mexico after a campaign marred by some of the worst political violence in the country for...
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CBDT extends PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline for fifth time, last day pushed to 31 March next year

CBDT extends PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline for fifth time, last day pushed to 31 March next year

New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) on Saturday extended the deadline for the PAN-Aadhaar linking to 31 March next year. This is the fifth time the government has extended the deadline for individuals to link their Permanent Account...
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Australia sex abuse compensation scheme begins

Australia sex abuse compensation scheme begins

Image copyright AFP Image caption Survivors faced long-lasting abuse at the hands of institutions, including religious organisations Australia has begun a compensation scheme for victims of institutional child sex abuse. Some 60,000 Australians will be eligibl...
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