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Four killed in California backyard shooting: Police

All four of the dead and the six treated for non life-threatening gunshot wounds were men aged between 25 and 35, Reed said.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Sri Lanka may face a snap parliamentary poll after Rajapaksa win

After Rajapaksa's win in Saturday's presidential election, the position of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his government has become untenable, analysts noted.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lankan President

His elder brother who was the country's president from 2005 to 2015, and a large number of dignitaries, including parliamentarians, took part in the oath-taking ceremony. 

published : 18 Nov 2019

Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in US

The Gallery tell the story of America by portraying the people who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the US.

published : 18 Nov 2019

India sent over 202,000 students to US in 2018-19, second largest after China: Report

The data from the US Department of Commerce stated that international students contributed USD 44.7 billion to the US economy in 2018, an increase of 5.5 per cent from the previous year.

published : 18 Nov 2019

MQM leader Altaf Hussain urges PM Modi for asylum, financial help for court fees

Promising that he would not interfere in any politics, Hussain took to social media last week to relay a new speech in which he also welcomed the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Major parties in Tamil Nadu silent on Sri Lankan presidential election results

MDMK general secretary Vaiko and PMK founder S Ramadoss said that the victory will not help in any way to bring peace in Sri Lanka

published : 18 Nov 2019

UK Deputy High Commissioner in Karnataka remembers role of Indian soldiers in World War-I

Last week, the British High Commission in India took part in Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Donald Trump says North Korea went too far in calling Joe Biden 'rabid dog'

Donald Trump was responding to a conservative commentator's tweet about a particularly visceral attack on Biden issued Friday by North Korea.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police practice

The 77-year-old had long defended his backing of the aggressive technique, which gave the city's police broad powers to search anyone they suspected of criminality.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Hong Kong police warn of 'live fire' if they face deadly weapons from protesters

Protests have tremored through the global financial hub since June, with many in the city of 7.5 million people venting fury at eroding freedoms under Chinese rule.

published : 18 Nov 2019

Rajnath Singh holds bilateral meetings with US, Japan, Australia, New Zealand counterparts

The meeting has come on the sidelines of the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

published : 17 Nov 2019

UAE citizens can now get Indian visa on arrival

It will be available for a period of up to 60 days with double entry for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes, a government official said.

published : 17 Nov 2019

Ailing Nawaz Sharif to travel to London on Tuesday for medical treatment

After a marathon hearing of more than six hours, the court also ordered that the four-week duration can be extended further on the recommendations of Sharif's doctors.

published : 17 Nov 2019

Bangladesh flies in onion supplies as price hits record high

One kilogramme of the staple vegetable usually costs 30 taka (36 US cents) but has soared to up to 260 taka after the ban was imposed.

published : 17 Nov 2019