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25 May, 2017 5:17 AM Minister, MLAs, cops at wedding of Dawood niece, raise eyebrows

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com MUMBAI: BJP leader and medical education minister Girish Mahajan, known to be a trusted aide of chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, and ten police officers found themselves embroiled in a controversy on Wednesday for attending the marriage of a relative of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim 22

24 May, 2017 10:28 PM Egypt Blocks Several News Sites Including Jazeera

Cairo: Egypt blocked several media websites on Wednesday including those belonging to the Qatari Al-Jazeera news channel and an opposition television station based in Turkey, a security official said. Mada Masr, an independent Egyptian media outlet that has published investigative reports on corruption, was also inaccessible on Wednesday night 19

24 May, 2017 8:01 PM Arrests In Manchester, Tripoli As Police Hunt Suicide Bomber's Network

Manchester: Police made arrests in Manchester and Tripoli on Wednesday as the investigation into a suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children focused on tracking down a network of accomplices who authorities fear could strike again. Manchester police made four new arrests and searched an address in the city centre. A source 26

24 May, 2017 5:48 PM Indonesia twin blasts: Suspected suicide bombers kill three police officers, wound 10 in Jakarta

Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people on Wednesday night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said. The blasts went off five minutes apart at Jakarta's Kampung Melayu terminal, police said. National Police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said three officers had been killed 23

24 May, 2017 5:02 PM Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia, a religiously conservative country where most women cover themselves up from head to toe. Why the difference? The answer is a complicated mix of personal preference, diplomatic protocol and religious dictates 44

24 May, 2017 4:50 PM Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen

Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital killed three policemen and injured ten other people, including five officers, police said. "I expressed my deep condolence, in fact three policemen were killed," Wasisto said. "There were explosions and latest investigation found that there are two suicide bombers, all men." He added 20

24 May, 2017 3:48 PM Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police

It was not immediately clear what caused the blasts at the Kampung Melayu terminal. Jakarta, Indonesia: Two blasts rocked a bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday and caused casualties, police said. "There were two blasts at around 9:00 pm (1400 GMT), close to each other, there are three victims," East Jakarta police chief Andry 23

24 May, 2017 12:30 PM Manchester terror attack: Three more people arrested, suicide bomber Salman Abedi probably visited Syria

The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had recently returned from Libya, a British minister said, and her French counterpart said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too. Interior minister Amber Rudd said Salman Abedi had likely not acted alone, and troops were being deployed 25

24 May, 2017 12:20 PM Pope Francis unsmiling when he meets Trump

When Trump departed after their 30-minute meeting at the Vatican, he told the Pope: “Thank you, I won’t forget what you said.” VATICAN CITY—U.S.President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing world views, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience 28

24 May, 2017 8:33 AM Tamil Nadu CM approves supply of rice to mosques during Ramzan

A total of 4900 tonnes of rice will be supplied to over 3000 mosques. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palniswami has given approval for supply of rice to mosques across the state to prepare gruel during the holy Ramzan month. The scheme was started by the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and has been well-received by the Muslim community, an official 21