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18 September, 2017 10:23 PM Dawood’s brother Iqbal Kaskar held for threatening builders

MUMBAI: Fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar (60) was arrested by the quick response team of Thane police late Monday evening after a builder lodged a complaint of extortion against him. The only one of 11 siblings of Dawood to be currently based in the city, Kaskar was held from his residence at Pakmodia Street by a 40-member 83

18 September, 2017 11:54 AM Former Congress minister Qamar ul Islam passes away at 69

Islam was the All India Congress Committee ( AICC) secretary-in-charge for Kerala. Bengaluru: Former Congress minister and a prominent Muslim leader from the Hyderabad-Karnataka region, Qamar ul Islam, passed away at the age of 69, due to cardiac arrest, here today. Islam was the All India Congress Committee ( AICC) secretary-in-charge for Kerala 36

18 September, 2017 9:30 AM Rohingya crisis: Why India needs to have a concrete refugee policy and a law

India is home to the largest number of refugees in South Asia yet it does not have a specific legal framework to deal with the problem. Rohingya crisis presents an opportunity to put in place a law relating to status of refugees. According to United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 3 lakh Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since 107

18 September, 2017 4:09 AM Sushma arrives in New York to attend UNGA meet

She is expected to hold about 20 bilateral and trilateral meetings with leaders attending the session. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Monday to represent India at the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session with a packed schedule of super diplomacy among an array of world leaders. During her week-long stay, Ms. Swaraj 82

18 September, 2017 3:33 AM 'Engineering miracle' Sardar Sarovar built despite no World Bank help: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, saying no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles as this "engineering miracle" which many people had "conspired to stop". "No other project in the world has faced such hurdles as the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river. But we were determined 93

18 September, 2017 3:15 AM Apple’s pre-diwali gift: iPhone 8, 8 Plus launch in India on Sept 29

Apple is working to launch iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India on September 29, a week after they go on sale in the US, according to a report by The Economic Times. The Cupertino-based firm is looking to launch the two models along with the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV in India at more than 10,000 retailers, the report added. “This is the earliest 57

18 September, 2017 2:05 AM Sushma Swaraj in New York for UN General Assembly as world grapples with Rohingya crisis, North Korea threat

Sushma Swaraj reached New York ahead of the UN General Assembly that will kick off on Tuesday. The UNGA comes against the backdrop of a humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and North Korea's latest nuclear test. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today landed in New York ahead of the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, which kicks off on Tuesday 149

18 September, 2017 1:18 AM Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York to attend UN General Assembly meet

NEW YORK: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here today to represent India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session with a packed schedule of super diplomacy among an array of world leaders. During her week-long stay, Swaraj, leading a high-powered Indian delegation, is expected to hold about 20 bilateral and trilateral meetings 123

18 September, 2017 12:44 AM Hurricane Maria threatens weary Caribbean with more destruction

STORM-MARIA/ (UPDATE 4, PIX):UPDATE 4-Hurricane Maria threatens weary Caribbean with more destruction Sept 17 (Reuters) - A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying that Maria had strengthened into a hurricane on Sunday and would intensify before hitting the Leeward Islands 71

17 September, 2017 11:43 AM Sardar Sarovar Dam an engineering miracle that faced many hurdles: PM Narendra Modi

DABHOI (GUJARAT): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, saying no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles as this "engineering miracle" which many people had "conspired to stop". He also said that the dam, conceptualised nearly six decades ago, would become a symbol of the country's growing 60