New York subpoenas 8 Catholic dioceses in sex abuse probe: report

The subpoenas are part of an ongoing civil investigation by Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s office into how dioceses reviewed and potentially covered up allegations of extensive sexual abuse of minors, said the source, who asked not to be identified. By: Reuters | New York | Published: September 7, 2018 12:04:29 am New York’s attorney general has issued civil […]

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Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during event

Bolsonaro’s son Flavio Bolsonaro has posted on Twitter that his father is doing fine. Flavio says: says the wound “was superficial and he is OK.” By: AP | Rio De Janeiro | Updated: September 7, 2018 1:28:14 am A leading presidential candidate in Brazil was stabbed during a campaign event. Numerous videos on social media show conservative Jair […]

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Kolkata Majherhat bridge collpase brings back horrors of Vivekananda flyover tragedy

A look at the bridge reveals its dilapidated condition. Beams have rusted and parts of the concrete over the iron beams have started falling down. Under it, cars, buses, rickshaws and some people are seen. Written by Ravik Bhattacharya | Kolkata | Published: September 6, 2018 3:50:22 am Every time Piyush Rastogi, his wife Archana and son Vyom […]

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Eleven aboard flight from Dubai hospitalized in apparent flu outbreak

Around 106 people initially reported feeling sick during the flight but the “vast majority” were found to be free of any illness when screened. By: Reuters | New York | Published: September 6, 2018 8:13:41 am Eleven people on an Emirates airline flight were taken to a New York City hospital suffering flu-like symptoms on Wednesday after scores […]

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New UN human rights chief has survived torture herself

Bachelet herself was arrested along with her mother in 1975. She was a young member of the Socialist Party, and her time in a secret prison was an ordeal that she prefers not to talk about. By: AP | Santiago | Published: September 4, 2018 11:56:56 am Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was 23 years old when she […]

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Former Republican US Senator Jon Kyl to replace McCain; wins bipartisan praise

Jon Kyl, 76, served with McCain in the Senate and rose to the position of Republican whip, the second-highest leadership post in his party’s Senate leadership before retiring in 2013. By: Reuters | Phoenix | Published: September 5, 2018 12:17:03 am Former US Republican Senator Jon Kyl is Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s pick to fill the US Senate […]

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Flights cheaper than autos for long distance: Jayant Sinha

“Today when you travel by air, you pay lesser than what you would pay to travel in an auto-rickshaw…I am an engineer so I look at everything from the perspective of numbers,” Jayant Sinha said. By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: September 5, 2018 3:28:42 am Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha’s remarks Monday, […]

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Chief Justice of India names his successor: Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has written to the government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor. Written by Ananthakrishnan G , Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Updated: September 5, 2018 3:25:36 am ENDING speculation in a year that saw turbulence in the highest court, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra Tuesday recommended the name of Justice […]

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Petrol price would soon touch Rs 100 as also the rupee against US dollar, says Chandrababu Naid.

Petrol and diesel prices in the country touched their highest levels Monday mainly due to dramatic fall in rupee and a sharp rise in crude oil rates. By: PTI | Amaravati | Published: September 4, 2018 11:04:39 am Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Monday said the price of petrol would soon touch Rs 100 a litre […]

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Indian Air Force’s MiG 27 plane crashes near Rajasthan’s Jodhpur

The IAF has ordered a Court of Inquiry into the incident, which is the third mishap involving its ageing MiG-27 fleet in the past one year. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 4, 2018 12:24:19 pm An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot had a narrow escape after a MiG-27 aircraft crashed on Tuesday morning […]

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