No end to fuel price hike, climbs to new high

No end to fuel price hike, climbs to new high

New Delhi, September 10 (IANS): A depreciating rupee and expensive crude oil further pushed domestic fuel prices to new record highs on Monday even as a united Opposition led by the Congress staged a nationwide shutdown protest against the rising prices.   Petrol in Delhi rose by 23 paise to Rs 80.73 per litre, while it […]

PNB fraud: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav’s sister

PNB fraud: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav’s sister

New Delhi, September 10 (IANS): Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against Purvi Deepak Modi, sister of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi who is wanted in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, officials said on Monday.   According to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) the Interpol issued the RCN against Purvi Modi […]

David Guetta wants to make life changes

David Guetta wants to make life changes

A DJ-record producer David Guetta is determined to make lifestyle changes following world-renowned Swedish DJ and electronic music producer Avicii’s death earlier this year.   Guetta, 50, said everyone in the EDM world was “incredibly shocked” when the 28-year-old star passed away in an apparent suicide in April. It was a wake-up call for him […]

Afghan media under pressure after journalist deaths

Afghan media under pressure after journalist deaths

Afghan journalists attend a meeting in the Tolo newsroom, in Kabul, Afghanistan on September 7. (REUTERS Photo)     KABUL, September 10 (Reuters): Afghan media are facing growing pressure to cut back coverage of militant attacks following the death of two television reporters who were among 20 killed in an attack on a sports club in […]

SPD leader rejects any German role in war in Syria

SPD leader rejects any German role in war in Syria

Andrea Nahles, leader of Social Democratic Party (SPD), speaks during a budget debate at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany on July 4, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)   BERLIN, September 10 (Reuters): The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats said on Monday her party would not approve any participation of Germany in the war […]

U.N.’s Bachelet presses for new body on crimes against Myanmar Rohingya

U.N.’s Bachelet presses for new body on crimes against Myanmar Rohingya

Delegates listens to the speech of new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet during the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on September 10. (REUTERS Photo)   GENEVA, September 10 (Reuters): United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for a new quasi-judicial body to collect evidence […]

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

A general view shows civilians and a destroyed car at the scene of an explosion in Hodan district, Mogadishu, Somalia on September 10. (REUTERS Photo) MOGADISHU, September 10 (Reuters): A suicide car bomb rammed into a local government office in Somalia’s capital on Monday, killing at least six people in an attack claimed by al Qaeda-linked […]

Soccer: Alli out of Switzerland friendly with muscle strain

Soccer: Alli out of Switzerland friendly with muscle strain

September 10 (Reuters): England midfielder Dele Alli has withdrawn from the squad ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against Switzerland due to a minor muscle strain, the English Football Association said on Monday.   Alli, 22, picked up the injury in England’s 2-1 defeat by Spain in Saturday’s UEFA Nations League opener at Wembley Stadium. The Tottenham […]

UK PM’s Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party – former minister

UK PM’s Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party – former minister

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on September 5. (REUTERS Photo) LONDON, September 10 (Reuters): British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party faces a “catastrophic split” if she persists with her proposals on Brexit, which 80 or more of her lawmakers are prepared to vote against, a former junior minister said. […]

Tennis: Williams’ US Open treatment divides tennis world

Tennis: Williams’ US Open treatment divides tennis world

NEW YORK, September 10 (Reuters): Serena Williams’ behaviour in Saturday’s U.S. Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a “liar” and a “thief” and said he treated her differently than male players during her loss to Naomi Osaka.   Williams, who was seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title […]

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya’s state oil firm, two staff killed

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya’s state oil firm, two staff killed

Smoke rises form the headquarters of Libyan state oil firm National Oil Corporation (NOC) after three masked persons attacked it in Tripoli, Libya on September 10. (REUTERS Photo)   TRIPOLI, September 10 (Reuters): Several armed men attacked the headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least two staff […]