Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Death toll mounts in Sierra Leone mudslides

Eighteen bodies were discovered Saturday, bringing the death toll to 499 people, according to Sidie Yahya Tunis, the tourism and cultural affairs minister. More than 150 children were among the dead, he said.Sierra Leone...

supreme Court notice on Maharashtra’s plea against High Court order on beef possession

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought a response on a plea of the Maharashtra government challenging the Bombay High Court order decriminalising possession of beef in the case of animals which are slaughtered outside the state. The...

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border

    A confrontation occurred between Indian and Chinese soldiers along a disputed border in the western Himalayas, Indian officials said on Tuesday. The PTI news agency said soldiers threw stones, causing minor injuries to both sides,...

Palestinian Journalists Become First Targets of Controversial Cybercrime Law

Just a few weeks after it adopted a controversial cybercrime law, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has gone after five journalists alleging that they “leaked information to hostile entities.” The government did not identify the entities in question, but...

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation

      Bill Gates has given away $4.6bn (£3.6bn) to charity in his largest donation since 2000. He remains the world's richest person, despite giving away 64 million shares in Microsoft. The shares are equivalent to 5% of...

Kenyan woman gives birth while waiting to vote

  Nairobi: Some Kenyans braced long queues, others rain and chilly weather, but one woman gave birth on Tuesday while in line to vote in general elections and still made sure to vote. A heavily pregnant...

Photographer Captures Intimate Moments Of Couples Madly In Love & The Results Are Stunningly...

In a world of flings, one (or half?)-night stands, Netflix and Chill and open relationship there exists love that’s pure, raw and unabashedly real. Love that is in small, mundane, everyday things, love that’s so...

Dilip Kumar’s recovery is a miracle, says wife Saira Banu

  Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's recovery from kidney problems is a miracle, said his wife Saira Banu, for whom it was a "nightmare" to deal with the sudden deterioration of his health. Dilip Kumar, 94, was...

China wants to join hands with India to maintain security of the Indian Ocean

Yulin: China's Navy wants to join hands with India to maintain the security of the Indian Ocean, amid growing concerns in New Delhi over the increasing presence of the PLA fleet in India's backyard. Throwing...

Is Taj Mahal a mausoleum or Shiva temple gifted to Shahjahan? Union culture ministry...

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has asked the Union culture ministry to respond to an RTI plea on whether the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by Shahjahan or a Shiva temple gifted to the Mughal emperor by...