Day 1 of Dera headquarter search ends; computers seized

Sirsa/Chandigarh, September 8 (IANS): The first day of search of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town on Friday ended with a few computers, a luxury SUV and some currency notes (old and new) being seized, officials said.   Officials said that five children were found inside the Dera premises in the search […]

Prasad targets liberals and intellectuals on comments over Gauri Lankesh killing

New Delhi, September 8 (IANS): Against the backdrop of nationwide outrage over the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday accused liberals and intellectuals of speaking eloquently for the rights of “Maoists and Naxalites” but practicing “conspicuous silence” when RSS and BJP workers are killed in Karnataka and Kerala. […]

WikiLeaks exposes CIA’s secret missile control system

Washington, September 8 (IANS): WikiLeaks has released several documents of the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) secret missile control system, the organisation announced.   The project differed from the “usual” malware development project of the CIA, with no indication as to why it’s contained within a repository of hacking techniques, it said on Thursday. Almost every […]

Strike balance between environment & development: Chief Minister Parrikar

Panaji, September 8 (IANS): Stressing the importance of striking a balance between development and environment, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he once told environmentalists to give up travelling in cars, if they wanted mining to be completely stopped in the state.   “There has to be a balance between activism and development. […]

CATALONIA INDEPENDENCE BID: Can any side emerge as winner?

CATALONIA INDEPENDENCE BID: Can any side emerge as winner?

Members of the Catalan Popular Party display Spanish flags just before abandoning the session ahead of the voting during a plenary session at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 6, 2017. Catalan lawmakers are voting on a bill that will allow regional authorities to officially call an Oct. 1 referendum on a split […]

Nagaland Govt is yet to release fees promised to MBBS students: ENCSU

Tuensang, September 8 (MExN): The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has urged the Technical Education Department (TED) and the Government of Nagaland to immediately release the College/Tuition fee of the three MBBS students who were sent to study last year.   According to the ENCSU, the students were sent as per “our due share.” […]

Colombia’s FARC leader asks pope Francis’ forgiveness for war pain

Colombia’s FARC leader asks pope Francis’ forgiveness for war pain

FARC leader Rodrigo Londono. (REUTERS File Photo) BOGOTA, September 8 (Reuters): Former Colombian FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, now the head of a new political party, on Friday asked for forgiveness from the visiting Pope Francis for the pain and suffering the group inflicted over five decades of war.   As many as 220,000 people […]

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