US court voids 655 mln dollars verdict against PLO over Israel attacks

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, Aug 31 : A US appeals court today threw out a 655.5 million dollars verdict against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization for damages suffered by American families from terrorist attacks in Israel. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said a […]

Turkey wants to ‘cleanse’ strip of territory on Syrian border

By David Dolan JARABLUS, Syria, Aug 31 : Turkey wants to clear Islamic State from a 90-km stretch of territory on the Syrian side of its border, an official said today, a week after it launched an incursion that has strained ties with the United States. Operation “Euphrates Shield”, in which Turkish troops and tanks […]

Land acquisition should be within framework of law: Industrialists

Kolkata, Aug 31 : Accepting the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Tata Motors’ Nano project case, industrialists and industry lobby groups on Wednesday raised their voice to acquire lands “within framework of law” and after complying “with all regulations”. The apex court on Wednesday set aside the land acquisition by the West Bengal government in […]

Trade unions’ strike to hit normal life in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Aug 31 : The day-long nationwide strike by central trade unions on Friday (September 2) is likely to hit normal life across Karnataka, as their state affiliates have decided to join them. “Buses will not operate, banks will not open and factories will remain closed across the state on Friday, as we will also […]

2,057 foreigners arrested in 2015, 168 in Delhi: NCRB

New Delhi, Aug 31 : A total of 2,057 foreigners were arrested across India in 2015 for various criminal offences with Delhi figuring second in the list of arrests after Maharashtra, according to ‘Crime in India’ report 2015 released by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB). The data showed a rise in the number of […]