13 killed, two injured as vehicle falls into gorge in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district following landslide

13 killed, two injured as vehicle falls into gorge in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district following landslide

Dehradun: Thirteen persons were killed and two others injured Monday when a tempo traveller fell into a 200-metre deep gorge in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district following landslide. Thirteen were killed and two injured after the tempo fell into a 200-metre gorge in...
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Nagaland rains: State requires Rs 800 crore to repair damage caused by flash floods, says govt official

Nagaland rains: State requires Rs 800 crore to repair damage caused by flash floods, says govt official

Kohima: The Nagaland government requires around Rs 800 crore immediately for the restoration of the damages caused by landslides and flash flood during this monsoon season, a top state government official said Monday. Representational image. Getty images Home...
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Watch: Jack Ryan parody video pits John Krasinski against The Office’s Dwight Schrute

Watch: Jack Ryan parody video pits John Krasinski against The Office’s Dwight Schrute

You are here: Amazon released its Jack Ryan series starring John Krasinski on 31 August, where he stars as the titular character, a CIA analyst with a desk job, who is handed a dangerous field assignment. Krasinski recently made his directorial...
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Rupee depreciation not always leads to export growth; dollar appreciation making raw material expensive: EEPC

Rupee depreciation not always leads to export growth; dollar appreciation making raw material expensive: EEPC

Kolkata: Contrary to popular belief that rupee depreciation helps exporters, currency volatility not always brings benefits for the fraternity, EEPC India said Monday. “Our view has been that it is a stable currency that helps exporters, providing them w...
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Britain faces World Court battle over Indian Ocean islands

Britain faces World Court battle over Indian Ocean islands

Mauritius tried to persuade judges at the World Court on Monday to find that it was illegally stripped by Britain of another Indian Ocean archipelago, the Chagos Islands, now home to a major U.S. air base. Story continues below The...
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China announces $60 billion in financing for Africa with ‘no strings attached’

China announces $60 billion in financing for Africa with ‘no strings attached’

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged $60 billion in financing for projects in Africa in the form of assistance, investment and loans, as China furthers efforts to link the continent’s economic prospects to its own. READ MORE: China promises...
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Brazil museum fire: Funding cuts blamed as icon is gutted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows the huge scale of the blaze Officials in Brazil have blamed lack of funding for a huge fire that has ravaged the country’s National Museum. One of the largest anthropology...
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Ex-UBS trader who lost £1.4bn faces deportation to Ghana

Ex-UBS trader who lost £1.4bn faces deportation to Ghana

Image copyright Getty Images Kweku Adoboli, a former trader convicted of fraud in 2012, is facing deportation to Ghana after being detained at Livingston police station. He served four years of a seven-year sentence for a £1.4bn fraud at Swiss...
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Bombay Talkies Studios to release Rajpal Yadav’s Bhaagte Raho

Bombay Talkies Studios to release Rajpal Yadav’s Bhaagte Raho

Bombay Talkies will be releasing and distributing the upcoming film “Bhaagte Raho” featuring renowned Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav Rajpal Yadav As the iconic Bombay Talkies Studios is coming back into the business of cinema, the studio will be rele...
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Argentina imposes austerity measures in bid to stabilise peso

Argentina imposes austerity measures in bid to stabilise peso

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Mauricio Macri says Argentina is facing an “emergency” Argentina has announced austerity measures in a bid to tackle the “emergency” created by the country’s currency crisis. In...
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