Canadian PM visits Mathura wildlife sanctuary

Lucknow, Feb 19 : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday visited Mathura Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Uttar Pradesh and interacted with the its founders and staff members. The wildlife sanctuary team discussed with the Canadian Prime Minister the need to create awareness about the plight of Asian elephants. Trudeau was […]

Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty joins BJP

Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 : Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday. The actress joined the party in the presence of Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other senior leaders at the party’s state headquarters here. Mohanty said she joined the party as she was inspired by the leadership […]

Five students killed in Maharashtra road accident

Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 19 : At least five college students were crushed to death and another 26 injured when a truck they were travelling in turned turtle early on Monday, police said. The students were among a group of 40 others, who were travelling from Panhala Fort on the outskirts of Kolhapur to Sangli when […]

Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Israel

Tel Aviv, Feb 19 : Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland’s embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv, a day after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews were among perpetrators of the Holocaust, the media reported. The Tel Aviv police have launched an inquiry after profanities and the word “murderer” were also […]

Oxfam suspects ‘physically threatened’ witnesses: Report

London, Feb 19 : Oxfam, the British charity rocked by corruption and sex abuse allegations, has revealed that three men at the centre of the claims physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation. The charity on Sunday night released a redacted version of the 2011 probe and said it wants to be “as transparent as […]

Ex-Trump adviser to plead guilty to fraud-related charges

Washington, Feb 19 : US President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser Rick Gates to fraud-related charges within days and has also agreed to testify against Paul Manafort, the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign, the media reported. “Rick Gates is going to change his plea to guilty,” an informed official told the daily on Sunday. […]