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PM Narendra Modi, Putin meet to focus on Iran nuclear ...

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 21, 2018 4:19:44 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin will primarily focus on pressing global and regional issues. (File photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin will primarily focus on pressing global and regional issues, including impact of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, during their informal summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Monday. Modi Sunday voiced the hope ...

UltraTech to buy Century’s cement biz in Rs 8621cr deal

Reeba Zachariah & Udit Prasanna Mukherji | TNN Mumbai/Kolkata: In a move to consolidate its leadership position, the Kumar Mangalam Birla-led UltraTech Cement will buy the cement business of Century Textiles and Industries for an enterprise value of Rs 8,621 crore. The proposed deal will help UltraTech cross the 100-million-tonne capacity milestone and will make the company the third-largest player globally (excluding China). The enterprise value of Rs 8,621 crore includes a debt of Rs 3,000 crore. Century Textiles will ...

The FBI Informant Who Wasn’t Spying

Well, what do you know. The Federal Bureau of Investigation really did task an “informant” to insinuate himself with Trump campaign advisers in 2016. Our Kimberley Strasselreported this two weeks ago without disclosing a name. We now have all but official confirmation thanks to “current and former government officials” who contributed to apologias last week in the New York Times and Washington Post. And please don’t call the informant a “spy.” A headline on one of the Times’ stories says ...

58-year-old NRI masturbates sitting beside woman on board flight, held ...

By PTI NEW DELHI: A 58-year-old NRI, holding a Russian passport, was arrested at the Delhi airport today after an Indian woman alleged that he had masturbated sitting beside her on board a flight from Istanbul, officials said. The security control room at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport was informed in the early hours today that there was an “unruly passenger” on board a Turkish Airlines flight approaching Delhi. Personnel of the CISF, which guards the airport, reached the ...

In Uttar Pradesh, 11 Arrested As Spurious Liquor Claims 10 ...

Kanpur:  The Uttar Pradesh Police arrested 11 people on Sunday after alleged consumption of spurious liquor claimed 10 lives in Kanpur district and neighbouring Kanpur Dehat district in the last two days. At least 16 people have taken ill in the two districts due to the consumption of illicit alcohol. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of the deceased. Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Sunday visited the Ursula Hospital ...

Russian man held for lewd actions on flight, says police

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 21, 2018 2:33:06 am The man, identified as Krishan Ridzhal, was arrested by Delhi Police after the flight landed at IGI airport. (Express Photo by Praveen Khanna) A 58-year-old NRI was arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of a woman passenger on a flight from Istanbul to Delhi. The man, identified as Krishan Ridzhal, was arrested by Delhi Police after the flight landed at IGI airport. Police said around 4.10 ...

US students wrestle with risk of getting shot

Audra D. S. Burch, Amy Harmon and Trip Gabriel May 21, 2018 00:00 IST Imam Daniel Hernandez prays with his sons near the site of the shooting at the Santa Fe High School in Texas. (Reuters) Just hours after a gunman killed 10 people at a Texas high school, two students 1,000 miles away worried about the safety of their usual seats in the school cafeteria. Calysta Wilson and Courtney Fletcher, both juniors at Mount Pleasant Community High School in ...

Pak releases Rs 20 million for temple: Report

Islamabad: The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province has released Rs 20 million to renovate a Krishna temple in Rawalpindi city and expand it to accommodate more Hindu worshippers on festivals and religious occasions, a media report said on Sunday. The Krishna temple is the only functioning Hindu shrine in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Two prayers are held at the temple every day – one in the morning and one in the evening – attended by six or ...

1 killed, another hurt by Madhya Pradesh mob for ‘cow ...

BHOPAL: One person was killed and another seriously injured after a lynch mob attacked them on suspicion of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district, police said on Saturday. Cops said the mob attacked Shiraz, 45, and his acquaintance, Shakeel, 35 late on Friday night. While Shiraz was killed on the spot, Shakeel was admitted to hospital, where his condition is said to be critical. “He is recuperating but he is not in a condition to give any statement,” Neeraj ...