Congress heads for landslide victory in Zila Parishad polls

Chandigarh, Sep 22 : The ruling Congress in Punjab on Saturday won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections and headed for a landslide victory as counting was underway. The main opposition AAP in the state assembly faced a humiliating defeat. Out of 113 Zila Parishad seats — out of a […]

24 killed as gunmen open fire on Iranian military parade

[Ahvaz : In this photo provided by Fars News Agency, a woman takes her children to shelter as an army member tries to help them, during a shooting at a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq’s 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked […]

TSL inks pact with Usha Martin to acquire its steel business

Kolkata, Sep 22 : Tata Steel Limited (TSL) on Saturday said it has executed definitive agreements for acquisition of the steel business of debt-ridden Usha Martin for a cash consideration between Rs 4,300-4,700 crore. “…it has executed definitive agreements for acquisition of the steel business of Usha Martin Limited (UML) through a slump sale on […]

Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since operation

By Simon Evans MANCHESTER, England, Sept 22 : Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson returned to Old Trafford for the first time since having brain surgery, receiving a warm welcome as he attended Saturday’s Premier League game against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Smiling and waving to fans, the 76-year-old Ferguson took his seat in the directors’ box […]

Survivor found 2 days after Tanzania ferry capsize, toll hits 170

Dar Es Salaam, Sep 22 : Rescuers working to retrieve bodies from a ferry that sank in Lake Victoria in Tanzania found a survivor on Saturday, two days after the tragedy took place, although the death toll rose to 170. According to Tanzanian news outlet The Citizen, a man was found alive in an air […]

Rahul says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply

New Delhi, Sep 22 : Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a “thief” in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the agreement to purchase 36 fighter jets from France. Addressing a press […]