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Defamation Cases Will Not Scare AAP, Arvind Kejriwal Says to Arun Jaitley

Arvind Kejriwal said that the Finance Minister should cooperate with the inquiry commission set up by the AAP government. (PTI photo) NEW DELHI:  A defiant Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Aam Aadmi Party will not be scared by defamation suits by Arun Jaitley and said that the Finance Minister to prove his ‘innocence’ before the inquiry commission ... Read More »

Defence Shift Could Be Excuse For Attack: Japan’s PM Hopeful

Seiko Noda, a former cabinet minister and LDP policy chief, speaks next to photos of her son during an interview with Reuters at her office in Tokyo. (Reuters Photo) TOKYO:  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s defence policy shift to allow the military to fight abroad for the first time since 1945 could be used by militants as an excuse to ... Read More »

Salman Khan Acquitted: Government Studying Verdict, Says Devendra Fadnavis

On December 10, the Bombay High Court acquitted the 49-year-old Salman Khan of all the charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case. NAGPUR:  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said the state government is still studying the December 10 Bombay High Court verdict, that acquitted Bollywood superstar Salman Khan of all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case, before deciding whether to ... Read More »

Syria Funds Suggest ISIS Link To Militants Arrested In Indonesia

Police said they remained on high alert, underlining concern about a resurgence of militant attacks by Indonesians who have returned from fighting with the radical ISIS group in Syria. (AFP Photo) JAKARTA:  Some of the Indonesian men arrested at the weekend after tip-offs that they were planning a string of militant attacks had received funding from Syria, hardening evidence of ... Read More »

PM Modi To Personally Greet Each Policeman In Country On Republic Day

This will be perhaps for the first time a Prime Minister will directly reach out to all policemen across the country. NEW DELHI:  In a unique effort to reach out to all 18 lakh policemen in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to send SMSes to each one of them on the coming Republic Day. PM Modi will ... Read More »

14 Jailed For Deadly Scaffold Collapse At Beijing School

File photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency today shows the construction site where a scaffolding collapsed in the Tsinghua University High School in Beijing. (AP Photo) BEIJING:  Chinese state media say 14 construction managers have been sentenced to prison terms of up to six years for a deadly scaffolding collapse at one of Beijing’s most prestigious schools. The accident ... Read More »

Russian Secret Services Foiled 30 Planned Attacks In 2015: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin Saturday hailed the country’s secret services for foiling around 30 planned attacks. MOSCOW, RUSSIA:  Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday hailed the country’s secret services for foiling around 30 planned attacks and uncovering more than 320 foreign spies in 2015. “I want to point out that this year, thanks to the efforts of the FSB employees, more than 30 ... Read More »

An Arabic Lesson In Virginia School Ignites Anger

The cancellation of classes Friday also wiped out a holiday concert and weekend sporting events. (Representational Image) VERONA, VIRGINIA:  With Americans already on edge after the attacks in Paris and Southern California, a teacher’s lesson on Islam in a Virginia school sparked an angry meeting of outraged parents that mushroomed into a national denunciation of the educator in the form ... Read More »

Rescuers Struggle To Reach Stricken Indonesian Ferry

JAKARTA:  High winds prevented rescuers from reaching a ship with more than 100 passengers that was adrift in rough seas off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Saturday, officials said. Earlier, local media said the vessel had sunk. Police and rescue authorities denied these reports and said it was still afloat, but with a broken engine and out of ... Read More »

Republican Donor Sheldon Adelson And Donald Trump May Be Aligning On Israel

Top Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump. MACAU:  Top Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week and that the two American billionaires broached the issue at the heart of Adelson’s political agenda: support for Israel. While the mega donor didn’t disclose his ... Read More »