After Migrants Drowned at Sea, Debate Over Who Should Have Saved Them

After Migrants Drowned at Sea, Debate Over Who Should Have Saved Them

ROME — Dozens of migrants — possibly more than 100 people — drowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe this month after their boat sank and passengers waited in the water for hours until a rescue ship...
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125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech: World Hindu Congress calls for stronger Hindu voice worldwide

125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech: World Hindu Congress calls for stronger Hindu voice worldwide

Chicago: The Hindus globally should become more visible as positive change-makers, the World Hindu Congress has said as it proposed the setting up of a permanent secretariat to push for the rights of the community in the countries across the...
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SC refuses to interfere with Dilbagh Singh’s appointment as Jammu and Kashmir DGP, seeks Centre’s opinion on course of action

SC refuses to interfere with Dilbagh Singh’s appointment as Jammu and Kashmir DGP, seeks Centre’s opinion on course of action

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the Jammu and Kashmir government appointing an acting director general of police (DGP). A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud issued notice and sought...
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Ashwini Iyer Tiwari dismisses reports of no-interference contract in film with Kangana Ranaut

Ashwini Iyer Tiwari dismisses reports of no-interference contract in film with Kangana Ranaut

You are here: Director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari has dismissed reports that she signed a non-interference clause with actor Kangana Ranaut for their film Panga. These reports emerged following the controversy over the stories that Ranaut had taken over the directori...
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Narendra Modi govt could dissolve EPFO’s regulatory role, mulls separate entity to avoid conflict of interest

Narendra Modi govt could dissolve EPFO’s regulatory role, mulls separate entity to avoid conflict of interest

The Narendra Modi government is reportedly mulling over relieving the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) from its regulatory role and forming a separate entity to perform those functions, a media report said. The reason behind this is to avoid a ...
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Don’t Be Surprised if a Woman Sings to You in the Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden

Don’t Be Surprised if a Woman Sings to You in the Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden

On a scorching September afternoon in a Washington, D.C. sculpture garden, a young woman stands along an ascending walkway in the shade of nearby loblolly pine. The only sounds come from an errant bird, a bypassing city bus, and the...
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Hurricane Florence could soon morph into Category 5 storm — but what about Category 6?

Hurricane Florence could soon morph into Category 5 storm — but what about Category 6?

As Hurricane Florence barrels towards the U.S. East Coast, many forecasters say the “extremely dangerous” storm could grow into a Category 5 before making landfall — the most catastrophic level.Story continues below Florence, which is currently at a Cate...
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Freedom and Justice Party urges UN, EU to stop Egypt executions

Freedom and Justice Party urges UN, EU to stop Egypt executions

Days after a court in Egypt sentenced to death 75 people, including top Muslim Brotherhood leaders, the political wing of the organisation has urged the international community to take “urgent measures” to halt their execution and investigate the...
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Teen plummets to his death after trying to take selfie in Yosemite National Park

Teen plummets to his death after trying to take selfie in Yosemite National Park

An 18-year-old tourist plunged to his death last week while attempting to take a selfie atop a waterfall in California’s Yosemite National Park.The young hiker was visiting from Jerusalem on a two-month trip to the U.S. when he plunged off...
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Ricky Ponting slams Maxwell’s exclusion from Test squad

Ricky Ponting slams Maxwell’s exclusion from Test squad

12:11 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Ricky Ponting has slammed the decision to drop Glenn Maxwell from Australia’s squad for the Test series against Pakistan in the UAE, saying he’d be “ropeable” if he was in the batsman’s position. Bat...
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