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Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 11:08am
A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators, potentially leading to new charges in...

Federal Reserve Holds Rates, Sees No Strong Case For Revising Rates

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 11:05am
Fed policymakers said ongoing economic growth, a strong labour market and an eventual rise in inflation were still "the most likely outcomes" as the US expansion nears its 10-year mark.

Messi Double Downs Liverpool In Champions League Semi-Final First Leg

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:49am
Barcelona and Liverpool meet again next Tuesday for the decisive second leg at Anfield.

How Will Azhar Move Help When Pak PM Is Modiji's Friend: Digvijaya Singh

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:41am
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questioned how the UN designation of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar would held when the Pakistan Prime Minister is "flaunting" his friendship with Prime...

Cyclone Fani: Defence Forces On Standby, Over 8 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:25am
Cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall south of Puri in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon. According to the latest forecast by the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JWTC), Fani, is the most...

Election Commission Orders Repolling In 5 Booths In Andhra Pradesh

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:25am
The Election Commission has directed officials to conduct re-elections at five polling stations in Andhra Pradesh on May 6.

Jaw From Mysterious Human Species Shows Early Embrace Of The High Life

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:05am
Denisovan and Neanderthals share a lineage that branched off from the ancestor of modern humans about 700,000 years ago. The two sister species then split apart about 300,000 years later.

Melania Trump Goes Bowling With The Children Of Secret Service Agents

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:05am
First lady Melania Trump hosted a group of children Tuesday in the newly renovated White House bowling alley, according to a news release sent by the East Wing.

Thai King Marries Personal Guard Ahead Of Coronation, Makes Her Queen

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 9:54am
Just days before his official coronation, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.

Senior Police Official Shot Dead In Madhya Pradesh, One Arrested

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 9:45am
Bhopal Police has arrested one Himanshu Pratap Singh from Vidisha in connection with the death of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) GL Ahirwar.

Left Parties File Complaint Against Trinamool Congress For ''Vote Loot''

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 9:42am
The Left parties on Wednesday lodged a complaint before the Election Commission (EC) against Trinamool Congress (TMC) alleging "vote loot" in booths of the Bolpur seat during fourth phase of Lok Sabha...

Cyclone Fani About 500 km From Odisha, Armed Forces On Alert

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 9:38am
Cyclone Fani, which turned into an -extreme severe cyclonic- storm, is about 540 km from the Odisha coast, the India Meteorological Department or IMD said in an early morning tweet. It said that the...

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Spy On China's Behalf

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 9:13am
A former CIA case officer long suspected in the intelligence community of being a devastating mole for the Chinese government admitted Wednesday he conspired to commit espionage in that country. But...

Putin Signs Controversial Internet Law For "Centralised Traffic Control"

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 8:25am
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed into law a "sovereign internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's internet, a move decried by rights groups.

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 7:06am
Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, has asked for a second opinion on extending...

Hyderabad Woman Rescued From Qatar, Thanks Sushma Swaraj

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 6:57am
A Hyderabadi woman who was stranded in Qatar after being lured to the Gulf country on the pretext of a job, has been rescued.

Defying Congress, US Attorney General To Skip Robert Mueller Hearing

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 6:49am
Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold...

North Carolina Student Fought, Tried To Disarm Gunman, Saved Lives: Cops

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 6:42am
A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top...