Myanmar’s Rohingyas are targets of ethnic cleansing: US

Washington, Nov 23 : The US government said on Wednesday that abuses directed at the Rohingya ethnic group in Myanmar amount to ethnic cleansing. “After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said […]

TN varsity students indulge in arson, violence

Chennai, Nov 22 : Students of Satyabama University near here on Wednesday late evening set on fire their hostel beds late on Wednesday and engaged in acts of vandalism, said a Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department official. “The students have set fire to some beds in their hostel. They started stoning our vehicle. […]

Safe City plans for women in eight metropolitan cities initiated

New Delhi, Nov 22 : The Central government on Wednesday began a process of formulating a comprehensive safe city plans for women in eight metropolitan cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Hyderabad. The process was started in the Steering Committee meeting constituted by the Home Ministry under the chairmanship of Union […]

Ludhiana factory collapse toll 13; owner arrested

Ludhiana, Nov 22 : The owner of a plastic factory, which collapsed on Monday and leaving 13 people dead, was arrested by the Punjab Police on Wednesday. Inderjit Singh Gola, owner of the factory, who had gone underground since Monday, has been arrested, Ludhiana Police Commissioner R.N. Dhoke said here. The victims included six firemen […]