Warren Anderson died unpunished, survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy say

Survivors of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy alleged that Anderson died unpunished due to protection by US govt and deliberate negligence of Indian govt.

Bardhaman blast: NIA announces rewards upto Rs 10 lakh for information of the dozen accused

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday announced rewards ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 10 lakh for information leading to arrest of a dozen accused in the Bardhaman blast. The identification details including photographs, build, complexion and height, and their known addresses have been uploaded on the NIA website ( nia.gov.in).

BJP aspires to grow bigger than Communist Party of China?

BJP national president Amit Shah on Friday asked the state party unit in Madhya Pradesh to increase its membership to four-times the numbers and reach for a target of a two-crore strong cadre.

1741 Gujarat villages vulnerable to cyclones: Study

As many as 1741 villages in state, mainly in Saurashtra and Kutch, are vulnerable to Cyclonic storms, according to the report prepared by Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA).

Telangana to sign power MoU with Chhattisgarh

Telangana's chief minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao would be arriving in Chhattisgarh on Sunday to sign a MoU for purchase 1000 MW power from the state.

Tobacco board contributes Rs.76 lakh to CM relief fund

Tobacco board extended Rs.76.66 lakh to the chief minister’s relief fund for taking up relief works in Hudhud cyclone hit areas of North-Coastal AP.

Finger slicer's insurance scam fails

An insurance salesman who sawed off his own finger and thumb to claim insurance was given a suspended sentence by a court in northern Germany on Friday.

Are foreigners sexually abusing children in the name of providing education, asks Madras high court

The court wanted to to know the steps taken by the government to prevent child abuses by foreigners.

Germany's estate agents plan strike action

First it was the pilots, then train drivers - now Germany's real estate agents are threatening to go on strike. But their call to arms has been met with sneers rather than sympathy.

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.25

Petrol price was on Friday cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, while that of diesel was reduced by Rs 2.25 per litre.

Rahul starts deliberations after string of poll reverses

Rahul Gandhi has embarked on brainstorming sessions with senior Congress leaders to decide the future course for the party in the wake of a string of electoral debacles since the Lok Sabha polls in May.

CBI arrests BJD MLA Pravat tripathy, party suspends him

In a major embarrassment for the ruling BJD in Odisha, the CBI on Friday arrested senior MLA and former government chief whip Pravat Tripathy for alleged link with the Artha Tatwa Group, a ponzi company involved in the multi-crore chit fund scam.

Muslim cleric joins BJP in J&K

A Muslim cleric joined the state unit of BJP on Friday among others ahead of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Starbucks to deliver in 2015

Starbucks will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas next year.


        

A subdued Eric Frein arraigned in court on cop-killing charge

Relieved local communities rescheduled canceled Halloween festivities after the fugitive's capture.


        

Maine asks court to isolate quarantined nurse

Standoff has become nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.


        

Pennsylvania police search for Eric Frein


        

U.Va. kidnap suspect's lawyer seeks test for sanity

Charges relate to a 2005 sexual assault.


        

Raw: Dallas Zoo welcomes baby male giraffe

The Dallas Zoo has a new giraffe with the birth of a healthy male calf. (Oct. 30)


        

Doctor tries to upend U.S. health system to cut costs

Patrick Conway has been charged with cutting health costs through innovation.


        

Pak won't dare to disturb border peace anytime soon: Rajnath

Asserting that Pakistan has been given a "befitting" reply for violating ceasefire, Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said Islamabad would not dare to disturb peace at the border anytime soon.

PKK: banned in Germany, allies in Iraq

Germany finds itself in a complicated relationship with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). At home, police must investigate anyone who flies the flag, but in the Middle East they are the best hope of beating back the Islamic State.

Azam Khan's wife turns down SP's Rajya Sabha offer

The wife of Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Friday turned down the offer by Samjwadi Party to nominate her for the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled next month.

Trucks From Russian Convoy Start Returning to Russia After Loading Off Aid in Donbas

Part of the trucks from the Russian humanitarian aid convoy sent to Donbas (southeastern Ukraine) have reached the Donetsk-Izvarino border checkpoint in the Rostov Region, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported Friday.

Naughty Teletubby! 5 craziest crimes of the week

It's Halloween week, so it makes sense that criminals in costumes factor into the weirdest crime stories of the week.


        

China to construct new railway line near Arunachal Pradesh

China has approved construction of a new strategically important railway line in Tibet which would come close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh, state media reported on Friday.

Sena MLA Sarnaik booked for extortion threat to BJP leader

Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik has been booked for allegedly issuing extortion threats to defeated BJP nominee Sanjay Pandey from Ovla-Majiwada assembly seat.

World Bank to cut net 250 jobs

The first major job reductions under World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s reorganisation plans at the bulked-up development bank

Lenovo sees Motorola as a new growth engine

Acquisition complementary to each other and can turn Motorola around in the next four to six quarters says CEO Yang

Central railway services affected after overhead wire broken near Karjat station

The train services between Kalyan and Karjat route of Central railway affected after overhead wire broken between Bhivpuri and Karjat railway station on Friday evening.

USFK: Troops cannot pay for the companionship of 'juicy girls'

The commander of U.S. troops in South Korea is dropping the hammer on that country's notorious "juicy bars," which use women as sex workers who cater to U.S. troops. Many of the women are illegally smuggled


        

Not just the venue, Fadnavis has a stronger Wankhede connect

As final touches are being given to Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium for the swearing-in ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra's first BJP chief minister, the sweet irony and coincidences between the two names are difficult to miss.

Omar Abdullah not to contest from family bastion Ganderbal

Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah decided on Friday to contest assembly elections from Sonawar and Beerwah constituencies, instead of seeking re-election from his family's traditional Ganderbal seat.

Concerns loom over offshore fracking's extent, oversight

Drilling technique has long sparked environmental concerns and public outcry across U.S.


        

Sahara shells out Rs 31 lakh for Tihar's special facilities

Sahara group has paid Rs 31 lakh to Tihar jail authorities as charges for stay of its chief Subrata Roy in an air-conditioned facility and using services like phone, internet and video conferencing for 57 days to negotiate sale of his luxury hotels abroad.

As Subrata Roy remains in Tihar, Sahara shells out Rs 31 lakh for jail's special facilities

Sahara group has paid Rs 31 lakh to Tihar jail authorities as charges for stay of its chief Subrata Roy in an air-conditioned facility and using services like phone, internet and video conferencing for 57 days to negotiate sale of his luxury hotels abroad.

Sahara shells out Rs 31 lakh for Tihar's special facilities as Subrata Roy remains in jail

Sahara group has paid Rs 31 lakh to Tihar jail authorities as charges for stay of its chief Subrata Roy in an air-conditioned facility and using services like phone, internet and video conferencing for 57 days to negotiate sale of his luxury hotels abroad.

No question of joining BJP: Bihar CM

Strongly turning down senior BJP leader CP Thakur's invite to join the saffron party, chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, on Friday morning made it clear that there was no question of his joining Thakur's party.

Hurry! NASA will send your name to Mars

Today is the last day to sign up to have your name sent to Mars.


        

Acting was a gift that fell into my lap: Rao Rampilla

In an email interview with The Times of India, the 50 plus actor Rao Rampilla from Vijaywada, now based in New York, discusses his life and work.


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