Archive for January 13th, 2018

Trump pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. amid racism accusations

Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Donald Trump paid tribute to Martin Luther King Jr, one of the principal advocates of the civil rights movement, at a time when the US President is facing accusations of racism for his alleged insult of Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries.

Trump refused to…

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Hyderabad enter PBL final

Hyderabad, Jan 13: Former world champion Carolina Marin came back from a game down to steer Hyderabad Hunters into the final of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium here on Friday.

Marin, cheered on by a vociferous home crowd, overcame a fighting Sun Ji Hun 13…

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Delhi to ban entry, exit of horses, mules, donkeys due to disease

New Delhi, Jan 13:  The Delhi government has decided to ban entry and exit of horses, mules, and donkeys in the city due to the spread of Glanders disease, Rural Development Minister Gopal Rai said here on Friday.

Also, due to Republic Day celebrations, in which a large number of…

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‘The Cot’ addresses problems many Indians experience: Manjari Fadnis

New Delhi, Jan 13 : Actress Manjari Fadnis, who essays the protagonist in the short film “The Cot”, says it addresses problems and situations that many people in India experience.

“The Cot” is a humorous story that revolves around the relationship of a newlywed couple and their dilemma of not being…

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Forest clearance issues continue to dog projects: Rajnath

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Forest and environmental clearance issues continue to dog strategic projects and the central government will expedite the process of giving nod to them, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Inaugurating the 43rd annual day function of the Military Engineer Services (MES) builders association of India…

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Jammu to celebrate Lohri, harbinger of warmer days

Jammu/Srinagar, Jan 13 :   The cold wave sweeping through Jammu and Kashmir further tightened its grip on the valley even as people in Jammu prepared to celebrate the Lohri festival on Saturday.

Lohri marks the season’s turnaround.

Camp fires would be organised in Jammu, around which people would gather…

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5 wrestlers, among 6 killed in Maharashtra road accident

Mumbai, Jan 13 :  Five wrestlers and a driver were killed in a major road accident in Sangli district of Maharahstra early on Saturday, police said.
The accident took place around 1 a.m. when an SUV carrying the grapplers rammed headlong into an oncoming tractor carrying sugarcane.
Five others, including…

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Cold wave conditions prevail in most parts of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Jan 13 (PTI) Cold wave conditions continued to prevail in most parts of Himachal Pradesh, but day temperatures rose by a few notches in the high altitude tribal areas.

Keylong and Kalpa in tribal, Lahaul, Spiti and Kinnaur district registered maximum temperatures at 9 degrees Celsius and 9.6…

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