Human trafficking tragedy claims 10 lives in US

Washinton, July 25 : One more person has died after more than 30 persons were found in a tractor-trailer parked outside a Walmart in San Antonio in the US state of Texas, making the death toll to 10, officials said. Nine undocumented immigrants died after being trapped inside a tractor-trailer at a Walmart parking lot […]

Arjun Rampal ‘rocks on’ bandhgala with Bal’s cock motif

New Delhi, July 25 : Actor Arjun Rampal transported fashionistas back to his supermodelling days when he hit the ramp in a black bandhgala and pants with designer Rohit Bal’s newly introduced cock motif on the opening day of the India Couture Week (ICW) here. On the first day of the gala, organised by the […]

Elton John feels Prince Harry inherited ‘incredible’ gift from Diana

London, July 25 : Singer Elton John says Prince Harry inherited late Princess Diana’s “incredible” gift of making people feel everything was going to be alright. In the upcoming documentary, “Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy”, friends, family and admirers of the late royal speak candidly about her charitable efforts. John says that her […]

UN chief, Iran condemn Kabul terror attack

United Nations/Tehran, July 25 : Iran’s Foreign Ministry and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned a deadly terrorist bomb attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Monday offered his condolences to the Afghani government, nation and the families of the victims, saying Iran will help them in fighting extremism […]

UK government backs plans for new cross-London rail line

By Emma Rumney LONDON, Jul 24 : Britain’s government backed a new 30 billion-pound ($39 billion) passenger rail project in and around London today but told the capital it will have to provide more up-front funding for it to get off the ground. Crossrail 2 would add much-needed capacity to a transport system that carries […]

India should target inflation rate of 4-5%: US expert

New Delhi, July 25 : Indian policymakers would do well to target keeping annual retail inflation in the country in the range of 4-5 per cent without aiming to lower this rate significantly, according to an American expert. “India should target inflation at 4-5 per cent,” Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics at Harvard University in […]