Man arrested for molesting Manipur student in Mumbai

MUMBAI, SEPTEMEBR 20 (PTI): A 26-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a student from Manipur while she was travelling in a local train in Mumbai, a police official said Thursday.   The accused, Ayaz Sattar Qureshi, a resident of Mankhurd suburb here, was nabbed from the Kurla railway station on Wednesday, he said. […]

Central team to assess flood situation in Arunachal: Rijiju

ITABAGAR, SEPTEMBER 20 (PTI): Union minister Kiren Rijiju has assured Arunachal Pradesh government that an inter-ministerial team will be visiting East Siang district soon to assess the damages caused by the recent floods, an official release said here Thursday.   Siang river, which originates in Tibet, was in spate in August and September due to […]

Yemen separatist leader says Hodeidah offensive will not stop

Yemen separatist leader says Hodeidah offensive will not stop

Aidaroos al-Zubaidi, leader of Yemen’s Southern Resistance, poses for a picture during Reuters interview at the headquarters of the Southern Transitional Council in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on September 19. (REUTERS Photo) ABU DHABI, September 20 (Reuters): A campaign to drive the Houthi movement from Yemen’s main port of Hodeidah, which resumed this month […]

Asian countries at risk from ‘Balkanisation’ in cyber space: Kaspersky

Asian countries at risk from ‘Balkanisation’ in cyber space: Kaspersky

Siem Reap (Cambodia), September 20 (IANS) India as well as other Asian countries are vulnerable to the risk of cyber threats from “Balkanisation” in cyber space, warned Russia-based global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab on Thursday.   Presenting key cybersecurity issues, Kaspersky’s top researchers and executives made the possible threat announcement to an audience of journalists […]

Human brain is wired to be lazy, is attracted to sedentary behavior

Human brain is wired to be lazy, is attracted to sedentary behavior

September 20 (IANS): Some people are often called lazy, because of their brains, say researchers who found that our brain is innately attracted to sedentary behaviour. The findings, led by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, suggest that our brains may simply be wired to prefer lying on the couch and […]

Japan PM Abe wins extended term, faces Trump trade challenge

Japan PM Abe wins extended term, faces Trump trade challenge

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) leader, stands up after winning the leadership vote at the party’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan on September 20. (REUTERS Photo)   TOKYO, September 20 (Reuters): Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track […]

U2’s Bono and Pope discuss Irish sexual abuse crisis

U2’s Bono and Pope discuss Irish sexual abuse crisis

U2 rock band frontman Bono Vox meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on September 19. (REUTERS Photo)   VATICAN CITY, September 20 (Reuters): Bono, frontman for Irish rock band U2, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and said afterwards he is an extraordinary man who is sincere in his pain over a sexual abuse crisis in Ireland. […]

Police take away Ugandan opposition leader Kyagulanyi on his return from abroad

Police take away Ugandan opposition leader Kyagulanyi on his return from abroad

Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi (C) leads activists during a demonstration against new taxes including a levy on access to social media platforms in Kampala, Uganda on July 11, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) KAMPALA, September 20 (Reuters): Police took away Ugandan opposition politician Robert Kyagulanyi as he got off a plane at the country’s […]

UK says ICC referral may need to be considered over Rohingya treatment

UK says ICC referral may need to be considered over Rohingya treatment

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt visits Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on September 20. (REUTERS Photo)   LONDON, September 20 (Reuters): British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that the international community should consider referring the treatment of Rohingya in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court unless those responsible are […]

French court orders Le Pen to submit to psychiatric evaluation

French court orders Le Pen to submit to psychiatric evaluation

French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party leader Marine Le Pen attends a questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris, France on September 18, 2018. (REUTERS Photo) PARIS, September 20 (Reuters): A French court ordered Marine Le Pen to submit to a psychiatric evaluation as part of its investigation into her decision […]

Flight of Jet Airways loses cabin pressure, causes minor injuries to 30

Flight of Jet Airways loses cabin pressure, causes minor injuries to 30

A Jet Airways passenger aircraft takes off from the airport in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. (REUTERS File Photo)   NEW DELHI, September 20 (Reuters): More than two dozen passengers on a flight operated by India’s biggest full-service carrier, Jet Airways, were treated for minor injuries on Thursday after their plane lost cabin pressure and […]

Trump slams ‘ridiculous’ U.S. spending plan over border funds

Trump slams ‘ridiculous’ U.S. spending plan over border funds

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter before departing the White House in Washington, US on September 19. (REUTERS Photo) WASHINGTON, September 20 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday slammed the Republican-led Congress for not including money for his proposed border wall in its spending bill as lawmakers pushed their plan […]