Russia's 32nd Donbass Humanitarian Aid Convoy Departs for Ukraine

Russia’s 32nd humanitarian aid convoy for residents of Ukraine’s crisis-hit southeast has left for Ukraine.

Russian Planes With Evacuees From Yemen Land at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Two Russian evacuation planes have returned from Yemen carrying 118 evacuees.

Russia to Send 32nd Humanitarian Aid Convoy to Donbass on Thursday

The humanitarian aid convoy that Russia has assembled for Donbass residents is expected to depart for Ukraine on Thursday.

NASA releases detailed image of Pluto's surface

NASA said it was revealing the most-detailed images of Pluto ever at a Wednesday news conference.


As war winds down, military mortuary's role shifts

Trimming, and training, are now the watchwords at the Dover AFB facility.


Obama implies claims against Cosby amount to rape

Obama implies that drugs, sex claims against Cosby amount to rape


Winter ends in Boston: Giant snow pile finally melts

Last of 11 "snow farms" was once nearly 75 feet tall as city coped with record snowfall.


Study: More than 33% of undergrads transfer college at least once

"In essence, transferring is breaking up with one school for another."


Donald Trump: I'm worth more than $10 billion

Celebrity developer said he earned more than $362 million last year


Clinton tells NAACP he's partly to blame for sentencing inequalities

Former president makes admission one day after Obama blasts criminal justice system.


Atlas V rocket delivers GPS satellite to orbit

Rocket liftoff occurred on time at 11:36 a.m. ET


Indian among 20 held in China for ‘terror links’

An Indian citizen was detained with 19 other foreign tourists in the Chinese city of Ordos in Inner Mongolia province on terror charges.

Demands not met, RTDC staff on a hunger strike

Those Pricey Thakur Girls

Justice, police unions finding common ground

Greater cooperation comes in the wake of unrest in Baltimore and other explosive incidents.


Land Bill to expedite development in Rajasthan: CM

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday said that the proposed Land Acquisition Amendment Bill will expedite development in Rajasthan, which has huge land bank.

Arizona county votes to settle bias suit against Arpaio

The suit alleged the Sheriff's Office engaged in discriminatory police practices.


Litmus test for embattled Raje in municipal polls

As her struggle to overcome the "Lalitgate" aftershocks continues, chief minister Vasundhara Raje faces an uphill task to withstand opposition onslaught during municipal council polls in the state next month.

Delaware inmate charged with murder in 1975 cold case

Officials have charged convicted sex offender Lloyd Welch with the 1975 disappearance of two young sisters from Maryland.


Rajasthan HC stays making of 'compulsory' Bhamashah cards

In a blow to the Vasundhara Raje-led government, the Jodhpur bench of the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday stayed the making of Bhamashah cards that were made mandatory for state employees to draw salaries.

27 RTDC properties didn’t operate even for a day

If the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) is sinking under debts, then clearly official apathy, red-tapism, government policies and lack of vision have to be blamed.

After 8 years in jail, Bihar ex-MLA acquitted of murder charge

It was Eid before Eid for the family, friends and supporters of former Biharsharif legislator Naushad-un-Nabi alias Pappu Khan, who was acquitted in a murder case by Patna high court on Tuesday.

Lalu fumes at BJP failure to bring ‘achhe din’

The BJP was on Tuesday panned by RJD chief Lalu Prasad for misleading people with false promises for electoral benefits and later offering lame excuses.

‘Digital India’ a neutral initiative: Union minister

Stating that the ‘Digital India’ is a party-neutral programme, Union communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said he was ready to go the extra mile for the development of Bihar and added several centrally sponsored projects, including call centres in small towns, would come up in the state in the next few months.

Prohibition promise a poll stunt: Sushil Kumar Modi

Former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (SuMo) on Wednesday described CM Nitish Kumar’s promise of prohibition in Bihar after the assembly polls as an “election stunt”.

Obama: The choice is the Iran nuclear deal or war

President says new accord will deny Iran nuclear weapons.


Controversial Jade Helm military exercise opens in Texas

The summer-long operation has given rise to conspiracy theories of imminent martial law.


Shah to launch NDA’s mega publicity drive in Patna

BJP president Amit Shah will on Thursday formally sound the poll bugle for the state NDA from Gandhi Maidan here by flagging off 160 motorized ‘raths’ (specially designed vehicles) as part of the NDA’s publicity drive to have ‘jugal jodi-mukt Bihar’ — with ‘jugal jodi’ meaning the ‘janata parivar’ stalwarts, CM Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad.

Railway inquiry number 139 may land you in trouble

If you are dialling 139 on the integrated railway inquiry and rely on its information, you may miss your destination.

Two sisters gang-raped in Rohtas

Two minor dalit sisters, both students of a residential school at Ara, were allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint by several youths at Chandanshahid Pir under the muffasil police station area in Rohtas district on Wednesday afternoon.

Rieder: A deep plunge into covering the water crisis

An immersive news operation takes look at California crisis.


Haryana's Huda shielded big fish in plot scam: Accused

A former high court chief justice, a former chief minister, a former Union minister's brother and some very senior serving bureaucrats were among the alleged beneficiaries of the multiple plot allotment scam in Haryana.

Co-worker stabs, kills US Airways employee, police say

Workplace stabbing happened early Wednesday.


Draft toll policy to be tabled in WB cabinet in August

The state government is almost ready to introduce the toll policy for all the state highway stretches of the state.

CM Mamata Banerjee wants more rural bank coverage

Chit funds in the state would have shut shops had all the gram panchayats in Bengal enjoyed total bank coverage.

Luke Bryan says he misspoke about outlaw country

Country star Luke Bryan said he misspoke when he differentiated himself from outlaw country musicians like Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings by saying he doesn't do drugs. (July 15)


E-governance steals show at 100th district meet near Kolkata

It was more of a corporate boardroom than a traditional government review meeting where files were replaced with power point presentations; scribbled notes made way for pie charts and excel sheets and hefty bags were replaced with sleek laptops.

Media acting as our main opponent: CM Mamata Banerjee

Rising campus clashes, crime against women, attack on the Opposition and the overall deterioation in law and order across the state do not seem to bother chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

Quiz: 1995 'Clueless' hat or 2015 celebrity hat?

It's the 20th anniversary of 'Clueless' and what better way to celebrate than with a quiz of all the iconic hats.


Obama: No Mechanism to revoke Cosby's Medal

President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected the idea of revoking Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom because of sexual misconduct allegations. (July 15)


20 years of Amazon: 20 years of major disruptions

Amazon has spent two decades as a complete retail game-changer.


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