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Migrant crisis: Up to 200 feared dead in...

Migrant crisis: Up to 200 feared dead in Libya sinking

A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died. A security official in the western town of Zuwara, from where the overcrowded boat had set off, said there had around 400 people on board. Many appeared to... read more »

Austria: Bodies of up to 50 migrants fou...

Austria: Bodies of up to 50 migrants found in abandoned truck near Vienna

Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe’s migrant crisis. The grisly discovery near the Slovakia and Hungary borders came as at least 30 more... read more »

Was it All About Money? Latest Developme...

Was it All About Money? Latest Developments in Sheena Bora Case

MUMBAI: Four days after Indrani Mukerjea, a former media executive, was arrested for the murder of her daughter, Sheena Bora, the police says it is looking at whether a complicated financial agreement was the likely motive. Here are the 10 new developments in this story: After Ms Mukerjea and her... read more »

Rupee Falls to Nearly Two-Year Low of 65...

Rupee Falls to Nearly Two-Year Low of 65.90/Dollar

The Indian rupee fell to 65.90/dollar on Friday amid fears of a currency war after China’s depreciation of its yuan. This is lowest value of the rupee since September 6, 2013, when it had hit 66.29/dollar. This takes the rupee’s fall to over 3 per cent since August 11, 2015, when China... read more »

ITBP jawan opens fire in Mussoorie IAS academy

An ITBP jawan went on a shooting spree killing his officer and injuring another personnel inside the prestigious IAS academy, a day after he was punished by the senior. The misery for the... read more »

Heavy rains in Delhi,

Continuous downpour since early morning left many Delhiites stranded on roads as water logging contributed to heavy traffic snarls. According to the MeT department, 93.8 mm rainfall was... read more »

PM Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Turkmenistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome in Turkmenistan, where he arrived yesterday on the fourth leg of his Central Asian tour. He was welcomed at the... read more »

Fadnavis pushes for Bharat Ratna for Phule, wife

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to posthumously confer the Bharat Ratna on legendary social reformers Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and his wife... read more »

Witness in Asaram case shot at Shajahanpur

A witness in a rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in Shajahanpur district, police said here today. 35-year-old Kripal... read more »