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Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc

Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc

Raingorged rivers threatened further flooding on the stormbattered US East Coast Monday as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tro
18 Sep 2018, 01:08 PM IST
7 Vietnamese dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

7 Vietnamese dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

Seven people have died and five others are in a coma after taking drugs at a dance music festival in Hanoi late Sunday, officials said, as i
17 Sep 2018, 04:21 PM IST
UK PM Theresa May cautions: Support my Brexit deal or face no deal

UK PM Theresa May cautions: Support my Brexit deal or face no deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that the alternative to her potential Brexit deal with the EU is no deal
17 Sep 2018, 02:39 PM IST
Hong Kong begins massive clean-up after Typhoon Mangkhut chaos

Hong Kong begins massive clean-up after Typhoon Mangkhut chaos

Hong Kong began a massive cleanup Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of
17 Sep 2018, 01:50 PM IST
Hurricane Florence: As floodwaters rise, death toll reaches 14 in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence: As floodwaters rise, death toll reaches 14 in North Carolina

Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with yet more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousa
17 Sep 2018, 01:39 PM IST

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Typhoon Mangkhut: 64 dead in Philippines as storm leaves trail of destruction

The strongest storm in the world this year has now moved on to southern China and densely populated Hong Kong, after causing landslides on the northern tip of the Philippines Luzon
16 Sep 2018, 07:16 PM IST

Aware about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since 1990s: Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama said Saturday that he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are nothing new
16 Sep 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China

The Donald Trump administration is pushing forward to slap trade tariffs amounting to USD 200 billion of Chinese products as the trade war between Washington and Beijing showed no
16 Sep 2018, 10:55 AM IST

Decentralisation of power key to strong local governance: Pak PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that the transfer of powers to grass root level is the key priority to ensure a strong local governance system
16 Sep 2018, 10:54 AM IST

3 shot dead, 7 injured in Mexico City tourist plaza: Police

Gunmen with rifles and pistols killed three people on Friday and injured at least seven in a tourist plaza in downtown Mexico City, police said, adding that they were chasing three
15 Sep 2018, 03:59 PM IST

Prepared to take strongest action for not complying with Iranian sanctions: US

The US is prepared to take the strongest action against countries and entities who are found not complying with the Trump administrations sanctions on Iran, including reducing to z
15 Sep 2018, 01:48 PM IST

Trump orders tariffs on more chinese products worth USD 200 bn: source

US President Donald Trump has instructed aides to proceed with tariffs on about USD 200 billion more Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchins attempts to restart t
15 Sep 2018, 01:34 PM IST

Sri Lanka will urge UN to remove war crime charges against its troops: Prez

Sri Lanka will seek concessions from the UN, including a special request to the drop war crime charges against its troops during the civil war with the LTTE, President Maithripala
15 Sep 2018, 01:28 PM IST

Hurricane Florence turns deadly, unleashes torrential floods on Carolinas

A woman and her baby were killed when a tree fell on their house and several more stormrelated deaths were reported Friday as Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas, dousing
15 Sep 2018, 11:10 AM IST

Hurricane hits Carolinas, governor warns 'it's going to get worse'

Hurricane Florence crashed into the Carolinas on Friday, knocking down trees and swamping streets with torrential rains and a powerful storm surge, before slowing to a pace that me
15 Sep 2018, 10:30 AM IST

Donald Trump wants tariffs on $200 bln more Chinese goods despite talks: source

US President Donald Trump has instructed aides to proceed with tariffs on about 200 billion more Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchins attempts to restart trade
15 Sep 2018, 10:26 AM IST

Hurricane Florence: At least 5 dead, North and South Carolina badly hit

Florence plowed into the Carolinas and lumbered slowly inland on Friday, knocking down trees, gorging rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leaving five people dead before it was down
15 Sep 2018, 10:24 AM IST

Tech firm paying low wages to H-1B staff penalised

A US based IT staffing company has been asked to pay over 300,000 to its 12 H1B employees for paying them far below their salary and imposed a penalty of over 45,000 for violating
15 Sep 2018, 01:47 AM IST

Software company paying low wages to H-1B staff penalised

A USbased IT staffing company has been asked to pay over 300,000 to its 12 H1B employees for paying them far below their salary and imposed a penalty of over 45,000 for violating t
15 Sep 2018, 12:33 AM IST

Indian-American Congressman introduces bill giving flexibility to H1B workers to switch jobs

Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives which gives flexibility to H1B workers to switch jobs and reduces the Green Card backlog by expandi
14 Sep 2018, 11:13 PM IST

Hurricane Florence makes landfall, set to inundate Carolinas

Hurricane Florence, weakened but still dangerous, crashed into the Carolinas on Friday as a giant, slowmoving storm that stranded residents with floodwaters and swamped part of the
14 Sep 2018, 08:11 PM IST

Bus service connecting Kathmandu-Bodhgaya flagged off

In a bid to boost tourism, the Nepal government headed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, flagged off the first bus service connecting Kathmandu and the Indian state of Bihar
14 Sep 2018, 06:42 PM IST

Amid budget cuts, over USD 52,000 spent on Nikki Haley's residence curtains: Report

The US State Department spent about USD 52,701 last year on customised and mechanised curtains for the official residence of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley at a time when the
14 Sep 2018, 03:37 PM IST

At least one dead as dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs in US

Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompti
14 Sep 2018, 12:51 PM IST

'60 Minutes' producer out as CBS cleans up after harassment claims

The executive producer of 60 Minutes, Americas flagship investigative television news program, was out at CBS Wednesday in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct and allegedl
13 Sep 2018, 01:22 PM IST