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22 October, 2017 1:55 PM Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election today, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy. Abe's conservative coalition was on track to win 311 seats in the 465-seat parliament, according to a projection published by private broadcaster 23

22 October, 2017 9:44 AM African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes

A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it. The Namibian newspaper reported last week that the incident happened in Etosha National Park after suspect Luteni Muharukua and other alleged poachers illegally entered the wildlife area in hopes of killing rhinos for their horns 26

22 October, 2017 9:37 AM Two grenade attacks in 4 days in Kashmir: Now, ex-MLA targeted

One CRPF officer was injured in the attack, which comes days after a grenade attack on the residence of a PDP MLA. Unidentified militants threw a grenade at the residence of former MLA and National Conference member MLA Gulam Nabi Bhatt in Pulawama's Tral on Sunday, ANI reported. One CRPF officer was injured, but his condition is stable, the news agency 23

22 October, 2017 9:28 AM Former US presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

AUSTIN: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H W and George W Bush gathered 27

22 October, 2017 9:25 AM Morally, Ethically Not Right To Continue: Jammu Lawmaker On Quitting PDP

Vikramaditya Singh, son of senior Congress leader Karan Singh, had joined the PDP in August 2015 Jammu: Vikramaditya Singh, PDP lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's former Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, today resigned from the party saying it was "no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard aspirations of Jammu 26

21 October, 2017 10:05 PM Parties spar over Mersal

Senior BJP leaders from the State on Friday stepped up their attack against the Vijay-starrer Mersal , which had a record opening on Deepavali day, for certain dialogues mouthed by the actor mocking the Goods and Services Tax regime. Opposition party leaders, however, came out strongly in defence of the film. While the party’s State president Tamilisai 45

21 October, 2017 3:50 PM ArcelorMittal eyes Bhushan Steel to gain a foothold in the Indian market

The company has previously shelved the plan to set up greenfield steel project in Odisha due to delay in land acquisition and allocation of iron mines. Global steel giant, ArcelorMittal has evinced interest in buying debt-laden Bhushan Steel, which has been referred by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for liquidation under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy 34

21 October, 2017 2:33 PM Asia Cup Hockey 2017 Live: India Lead 4-0 vs Pakistan In 4th Quarter

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017 Live Updates: India will aim to continue their good show as they face arch foes Pakistan. India will aim to continue their good show as they face arch foes Pakistan in their last second-round clash with at least a point needed to guarantee their position in the final of the Asia Cup hockey tournament. India have sailed 15

21 October, 2017 2:18 PM Facing coal shortage, Nalco closes captive power plant

Navratna CPSE National Aluminium Company Limited is faced with coal shortage leading to closure of three units of the company's captive power plant and curtailment of production. While the aluminium major required at least 17,500 MT of coal everyday, it is getting only 13,000 MT from Bharatpur mines of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. The company had to close 25

21 October, 2017 1:27 PM National u-17 chess from Oct. 24

Coimbatore: The Dr. N. Mahalingam 28th National under-17 open and girls chess championship will be held at the Kumaraguru College of Technology here from October 24 to Nov. 1. Organised jointly by the Dr. N. Mahalingam Chess Academy and the Coimbatore District Chess Association (CDCA), the championship is returning to the city after two decades 23