Tears and panic as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii

Tears and panic as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii

An electronic sign reads “There is no threat” in Oahu, Hawaii, U.S., after a false emergency alert that said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, in this January 13, 2018 photo obtained from social media. (REUTERS Photo)   HONOLULU, January 14 (Reuters): Panic and confusion swept Hawaii on Saturday as a mistaken alert about […]

Iran’s Rouhani says United States has failed to undermine nuclear deal

Iran’s Rouhani says United States  has failed to undermine nuclear deal

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks during an extraordinary meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey on December 13, 2017. (REUTERS Photo)   ANKARA, January 14 (Reuters): Iran’s president said on Sunday the United States had failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers, and hailed the accord as […]

Macron calls for preserving Iranian nuclear deal

Paris, January 14 (IANS): French President Emmanuel Macron has recalled “the importance of preserving the Iranian nuclear agreement, and the necessary respect by all parties of their commitments under this agreement” in a telephone talk with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   A press release published by the French presidency said this on Saturday, Xinhua […]

News in brief

Will look at independence vote by end of year: Scottish leader LONDON, January 14 (Reuters): Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday she would be able to make a judgment on whether to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence by the end of this year after a shape of a deal between Britain and […]

S Africa to target investment, graft under new ANC leader

S Africa to target investment, graft under new ANC leader

President of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa addresses his supporters during the ANC’s 106th anniversary celebrations, in East London, South Africa on January 1. (REUTERS Photo)   EAST LONDON (South Africa), January 14 (Reuters): South Africa wants to attract foreign investors to help it kick-start economic growth and will crack down on corruption, the new leader […]

GDP growth not justifiable unless benefits reach farmers: FM

NCDEX starts first agri-options trading in guar seed New Delhi, January 14 (PTI): Ahead of the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the agriculture sector is the top priority for the government because the country’s economic growth is not “justifiable and equitable” unless the benefits are “clear and evident” in the farm sector.   […]

Govt plans review of functioning of independent directors

New Delhi, January 14 (PTI): The government plans to carry out a comprehensive review of the functioning of independent directors, including analysing the reasons for their exit from the boards of companies, as part of efforts to strengthen the corporate governance framework.   The corporate affairs ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act, is also […]

FCC says launching full inquiry into false Hawaii missile alert

David Shepardson Reuters The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Saturday it was launching a full investigation into a false emergency alert that said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, the chairman of the commission said. The alerts to Hawaii cellphone users were issued at about 8:07 a.m. local time (1807 GMT), saying “ballistic […]

AirAsia India cautions job-seekers against frauds

Bengaluru, January 14 (PTI): After a few fraudulent job emails in its name surfaced, AirAsia India has cautioned job-seekers against “certain recruitment agencies” attempting to mislead people by fictitiously posing as employees of the budget carrier.   Some aspiring crew officials recently received emails in the name of “AirAsia Airlines Limited”, which said the company […]

What if dying was an option?

Thoziisie Nyuwi Jakhama Have you ever thought? If To die or to live was an option which one would you choose?. Well not to be amaze but I believe almost every people will choose to live rather than to die, after all who wants to die? But have you ever thought if there was no […]

Gere in Bodh Gaya for Dalai Lama’s discourse

Gere in Bodh Gaya for Dalai Lama’s discourse

Hollywood star Richard Gere on Sunday joined a three-day course on Buddhism by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya, the holiest Buddhist site. Gere was spotted along with several foreigners and monks at the Mahabodhi temple when the Dalai Lama offered prayers on Saturday. “Gere met the Dalai Lama on Saturday,” […]

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