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Kerala Floods: TN CM Announces Additional Relief of Rs. 5 Crore August 18, 2018 17:54

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Saturday announced an additional relief of Rs. 5 crore for the flood-battered state of Kerala, in view of the intense damage in the state. The money, he announced,…

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Former Lok Sabha MP Chennupati Vidya Passes Away August 18, 2018 16:21

A former member of Lok Sabha, Chennupati Vidya died of heart attack in the wee hours today due to age-related ailments. She is survived by a son and three daughters, family sources said. The 84-year-old…

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Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Dies at 80 August 18, 2018 16:14

Former United Stations secretary-general Kofi Annan died on Saturday has died, aged 80, international diplomats say. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work. The foundation named after him said on Saturday that…

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Kerala Floods: PM Modi Proclaims Rs. 500 Crore Relief Fund August 18, 2018 15:52

An immediate financial assistance of Rs. 500 crore has been announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday to the rain-battered Kerala, after reviewing the flood condition in the state. Modi likewise proclaimed an ex-gratia…

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U.S. to Issue Waivers From Sanctions to Countries That Attempt to Reduce Iranian Oil Purchases August 18, 2018 13:17

The Trump administration is prepared to impose sanctions on all countries that buy oil from Iran after a deadline in November lapses, media reports said, the new United States special representative for Iran said on…

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Kerala Floods: Nipah Virus Victim Nurse Lini's Spouse Donates First Salary to Flood Victims August 18, 2018 09:41

God's own country - Kerala's situation is grave. Galore people have been affected by the ongoing floods, which have resulted in a loss of life and property. People are stranded and rescue operations are afoot.Individuals…

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Vajpayee's Mortal Remains Cremated at Smriti Sthal August 17, 2018 17:41

The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were cremated at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi on Friday. Vajpayee, 93, had passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at All India Institutes of…

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Bengaluru Christian Priest Among 300 Accused of Sexually Abusing Kids in Pennsylvania August 17, 2018 17:32

Among over 300 priests from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania of the United States who have been accused of sexually abusing thousands of children, is a Bengaluru priest, Father Gabriel Patil, a member of the…

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Condoles Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death August 17, 2018 16:10

The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condoled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death and praised his vision for famously characterizing the U.S.-India ties as a "natural partnership of shared endeavors". In…

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President Trump's War on Social Media Draws Editorials in Over 300 U.S. Outlets August 17, 2018 14:39

Over 300 news outlets on Thursday have launched a campaign to counter the United States President Donald Trump's attacks and promote a free press, reports BBC. Earlier this week, The Boston Globe called for the…

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Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', Dies at 76 August 17, 2018 14:20

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who got the epithet 'Queen of Soul', died in Detroit on Thursday after battling earnest health conditions. She was 76. At her Detroit residence, a 17-time Grammy Award-winner, died at 9:50…

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India Should Take American or Russian Help for Astronaut Training: Former ISRO Chief August 17, 2018 11:37

Former chairman of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) G Madhavan Nair has advocated India seek American or Russian assistance for training of astronaut and space-environment simulation facilities in order to accomplish the manned mission within…

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