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Kashmir dominates as India’s vote enters second round

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Kashmir dominates as India’s vote enters second round

Voters cast ballots in restive Indian-administered Kashmir Thursday, where authorities deployed tens of thousands of security forces as the second round of the country’s enormous national election kicked off. Troops, paramilitaries and police have

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Russia report tells how angry Trump wanted Mueller fired

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Russia report tells how angry Trump wanted Mueller fired

Fearing that his presidency was doomed, an angry Donald Trump pushed for Robert Mueller to be fired before he could deepen his probe into Russian election meddling, the special counsel’s long-awaited report said Thursday.

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Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the

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Quake of magnitude 6.1 hits east Taiwan – weather bureau

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Quake of magnitude 6.1 hits east Taiwan – weather bureau

TAIPEI (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan’s coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, the weather bureau said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. A Reuters witness said

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EU to protect whistleblowers: European Commission

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on EU to protect whistleblowers: European Commission

The European Commission on Tuesday said it has reached a provisional agreement with member states on new rules to protect whistleblowers across the EU. “We should protect whistleblowers from being punished, sacked, demoted or

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Pulitzers: Capital Gazette wins for coverage of newsroom massacre

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Pulitzers: Capital Gazette wins for coverage of newsroom massacre

A US local newspaper has won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of a mass shooting in its own newsroom. But there was no celebration as the Capital Gazette in Maryland learned on Monday it

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Worldwide measles cases triple in 2019 – WHO

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Worldwide measles cases triple in 2019 – WHO

The number of measles cases reported worldwide in the first three months of 2019 has tripled compared with the same time last year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The UN body said

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Four Lankan arrested by UK counter-terror police, released

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Four Lankan arrested by UK counter-terror police, released

Four Sri Lankan men who were arrested by counter-terrorism police hours after flying into the country have been released under investigation. The Sri Lankan arrived at Luton Airport on Wednesday and were arrested by

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Billionaire pledges 100 mn euros to help rebuild historic cathedral

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Billionaire pledges 100 mn euros to help rebuild historic cathedral

French billionaire François-Henri Pinault said Monday night he and his family will donate 100 million euros to help reconstruct the Notre Dame Cathedral, hours after a catastrophic fire tore through the historic structure, collapsing

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Paris’ Notre Dame ‘saved from total destruction,’ after blaze ravages cathedral

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Paris’ Notre Dame ‘saved from total destruction,’ after blaze ravages cathedral

Paris, Apr 15: A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday, causing a spire to collapse and raising fears over the future of the nearly millenium old building

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