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16 February, 2018 1:47 PM Oxfam chief: sex-abuse claims a “stain” on the organization

Reports that Oxfam staff members sexually exploited people in crisis zones are “a stain” that shames the charity, the organization’s chief said in an interview broadcast on Friday. Executive director Winnie Byanyima said she is appointing an independent commission to investigate the allegations that staff members used prostitutes in earthquake-ravaged 46

15 February, 2018 5:45 PM Archbishop Desmond Tutu Quits Oxfam Role Over Charity's Sex Scandal

The statement said that Desmond Tutu, 86, was retiring as an Oxfam global ambassador as he withdraws from many of his public commitments. Johannesburg: Retired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam after the British charity was hit by sexual misconduct allegations. "The Archbishop 30

15 February, 2018 4:47 PM Body of accident victim taken to hospital in garbage vehicle

Woman pilgrim from Odisha was run over by water tanker Three members of a family from Odisha, who were on a pilgrimage to Rameswaram, met with tragedy on Thursday when a water tanker fatally run over a woman, as her husband and son watched helplessly. The three – Meena Ketan Swain (60), a farmer, his wife Ramamani Swain (55) and son Rajendra Swain (30) –, who reached 25

15 February, 2018 10:01 AM When Amritsar-Saharsa Garib Rath train went missing for 2 hours

In a shocking incident, a Garib Rath train going from Amritsar in Punjab to Saharsa in Bihar reportedly went missing for a few hours only to be discovered later that it had travelled on a wrong route. According to reports, the authorities could find out about the whereabouts of the train only after almost two hours. The train was scheduled to go to Morababad 30

14 February, 2018 1:17 PM Ola Soft Launches in Australia, Starts Free Ride Trials in Perth

Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Wednesday said it began offering two free rides in Australia's Perth city as a soft launch of its service with local partners. "Customers in Perth can download our app, register for our account and book their rides. The first two rides up to $10 (roughly Rs. 640) value are free as part of our trial service," the city-based 37

13 February, 2018 11:29 PM Congress District President, Bodyguard Killed In Blast

Mr Yadav, 50, died on the spot while his bodyguard and the driver were seriously injured in the attack. Koderma (Jharkhand): Koderma district Congress president Shankar Yadav and his personal bodyguard were killed when unidentified assailants hurled a bomb on his vehicle in Koderma district, police said. The driver of Yadav's SUV was critically injured 68

13 February, 2018 7:14 PM Cab driver beaten to death by motorists for overtaking

MUMBAI: A 38-year-old cab driver was allegedly beaten to death by three unidentified motorcyclists at Govandi in the eastern suburbs here, police said. Officials informed that Salim Gulam Shaikh, a cab driver, had a quarrel with three unidentified persons on Ahilyabai Holkar road in Govandi after Shaikh's car allegedly brushed their motorcycle while 39

12 February, 2018 6:29 AM Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster spotted 'zooming' in space

The new observation of the Roadster, obtained by a robotically controlled telescope, showed the car moving across the night sky.  New Delhi: As Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster that was sent to an orbit around Mars took a different trajectory well beyond its destination, a space observatory in Arizona, US caught it 'zooming' in space. The car with a dummy 50

11 February, 2018 7:00 PM With slum stay, BJP leaders attempt to woo urban poor

In an effort to reach out to the urban poor, the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, including B.S. Yeddyurappa, stayed at slums across the State on Saturday. Senior leaders Jagadish Shettar and K.S. Eshwarappa slept in slums in Hubballi and Shivamogga, respectively. The outreach comes in the wake of Indira Canteen, a social welfare programme by the Congress 30

10 February, 2018 6:12 PM 1 Dead, 7 Injured As Car Hits Stationary Truck In Delhi's Hauz Khaz

New Delhi: A 27-year-old man died and seven were injured when their vehicle rammed a stationary truck on a flyover in the Hauz Khas area of south Delhi as they were returning from their office in Gurgaon, the police said today. The vehicle, carrying eight people, was headed towards Jamia Nagar on Friday night when the accident occurred on the Chirag 45