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Abuja, Jan 13 (IANS) At least 20 people have been killed after a truck crashed into a crowded market in Nigeria's Ekiti state, officials and witnesses said on Sunday. The accident happened on late Saturday after the driver of the truck, laden with bags of rice, lost...
Paris, Jan 13 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators turned out across France for new "yellow vest" protests, with dozens of arrests and clashes in Paris and other cities.Police in the capital used water cannon and tear gas as scuffles broke out at the Arc de Triomphe on the ninth consecutive...
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) While global coal demand looks set to rise for the second year in a row in 2018, it is forecast to remain stable over the next five years as declines in Europe and North America are offset by strong growth in India and Southeast...
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) The Pentagon's top spokeswoman, who was under investigation over misconduct allegations, has resigned.Dana W. White announced her resignation on Twitter on Monday night, hours after outgoing Defence Secretary James Mattis sent his farewell message to department employees."I appreciate the opportunity afforded to me by this...
Narmada (Gujarat), Dec 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the internal security situation in the country has vastly improved, particularly in the North-East and the Left Wing Extremist (LWE) affected states.Saying that security scenario in the North-East region has witnessed "steady improvement" in recent years,...
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that sensational news reporting was an insult to journalism, which should be based on principles of "morality, transparency and nationalism"."We see at times that attempts are made to make news sensational. I feel it is an...
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Accusing the Modi government of bringing the upper caste reservation policy "out of the blue", Delhi Cabinet Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam on Wednesday said the government should focus on equal and quality education for all so that people will not demand reservation.Speaking to IANS,...
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) It does not matter if you are on Facebook or not - or have just deleted your social media presence. Your friends are constantly leaking your privacy to others, reveals a significant study.The researchers from the University of Vermont in the US and University...
Karachi, Jan 20 (IANS) A "successful" robotic surgical procedure was carried out for the first time in Pakistan on a female patient at a hospital in Karachi, the media reported on Sunday.The procedure called hysterectomy took place on Saturday, the concluding day of a three-day international multidisciplinary robotic surgery...
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Tigmanshu Dhulia says people should act responsibly and sensibly while working in the film industry.There have been sexual misconduct allegations against big names like Anu Malik, Kailash Kher, Sajid Khan and Alok Nath.Director Rajkumar Hirani has also been accused of sexual assault by a...