Assange’s refuge in Ecuadorian embassy ‘in jeopardy’

Washington, May 25 : WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly six-year refuge inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London is “in jeopardy” as he faces possible arrest by British authorities and subsequent extradition to the US, a media report said. Assange has in the past claimed his position in the embassy was under threat but his current […]

Militants murder civilian in J&K

Srinagar, May 25 : A civilian has been murdered by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said. Three-to-four militants had forced their entry into the house of Muhammad Yaqoob Wagay in the Hajin area late on Thursday. They slit the throat of Wagay, a butcher by profession. He died immediately, a police officer […]

Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by 8 women

Los Angeles, May 25 : Legendary actor Morgan Freeman, 80, has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women. He has denied it saying he has never intended to make anyone uncomfortable. A CNN report has quoted multiple women, including journalists, describing troubling incidents throughout the Oscar winning actor’s career that spans nearly five decades. […]

Punjab CM warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Sikh preacher

Chandigarh, May 24 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday warned Sikh seminary Damdami Taksal over alleged threats issued to Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale. “Taking a serious note, the Chief Minister has asked the Damdami Taksal not to step out of their limits, and warned that he would treat such intimidatory acts as […]

Five held for assaulting Army official, kin

New Delhi, May 24 : Five persons were arrested on charge of abusing and assaulting an Army Captain deployed with a commando unit and his family members in west Delhi’s Dwarka, police said on Thursday. Captain Vikas Yadav of special commando force had gone along with his wife, sister, brother-in-law and three daughters for dinner […]