Mahakaushal Express derails in UP

Jhansi, March 30 : Over 40 passengers were injured after eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derailed on Thursday morning in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. The incident occurred around 2 a.m. when the express train that runs between Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Hazrat Nizamuddin in New Delhi derailed between Laadpur and Supa near Kulpahar […]

Some Pakistani power firms stuck in slow lane on China’s Silk Road

By Drazen Jorgic KARACHI/LAHORE, Pakistan, Mar 30 : Kamal Amjad Mian thought China’s decision to invest $36 billion in the Pakistani power sector would benefit his electricity cable business, and, anticipating increased demand, his family spent nearly $30 million on a second plant to double output. But Mian’s Fast Cables and some other Pakistani manufacturers […]

Left Front rally in Kolkata on Narada, Saradha issues

Kolkata, March 29 : Demanding arrest of ministers, elected representatives and leaders of West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress seen accepting money in the Narada sting footage, opposition Left Front on Wednesday brought out a huge rally in the heart of Kolkata and announced their cadres would march to the state secretariat, Nabanna on May 22. […]

Inside Mosul, a huge blast, then screams, dust and horror

By John Davison and Ahmed Rasheed MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD, Mar 29 : Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock as if struck by an earthquake when a massive explosion tore through his street, filling the room with dust and shattered glass. Then came the screams and cries from next door. His […]

Man charged over threats against Jewish groups to appear in court

By Brendan Pierson and Jonathan Allen Undated,Mar 29 : A former journalist charged with making a wave of bomb threats to US Jewish organizations by telephone while posing as his ex-girlfriend is scheduled to appear in Manhattan federal court today afternoon. Juan Thompson, 31, was arrested in St. Louis earlier this month and has been […]

Russia, Iran sign economic cooperation deals

[RUSSIA : Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, second left, Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi, left, and Putin’s special representative on questions of ecology and transport Sergei Ivanov, right, visit Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic, Russia, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Russia has sought to strengthen its foothold in the […]