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21 September, 2017 6:18 PM Cardinal leads consecration of bishops

Mon. Youhanon Kochuthundil Ramban and Mon. Geevarghese Kalayil Ramban were on Thursday consecrated as Bishops Geevarghese Mar Makarios and Youhanon Mar Theodoseus of the Syro-Malankara Church during a holy Mass celebrated at a specially prepared sanctuary at Mar Ivanios Nagar (Green Valley Convention Centre) at Adoor. The ceremony was held on the concluding 13

18 September, 2017 6:40 AM Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was actor Mandira Bedi's uncle and a fourth generation soldier

Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was the third military officer to have been given five-star rank. He was also the only Air Force chief to hold the position for five years. Among the galaxy of politicians including President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three chiefs of the armed forces, who visited 59

16 September, 2017 7:08 PM India mourns first and only five-star officer of IAF

NEW DELHI: Condolence messages poured in from all over, including the government and top political leaders, after marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh passed away here on Saturday. "My thoughts are with his family and those mourning the demise of a distinguished air warrior and fine human, Marshal of the IAF Arjan Singh. RIP," tweeted PM Narendra 49

16 September, 2017 4:06 PM Arjan Singh, first ever Marshal of the IAF, critically ill

The Minister of State for External Affairs tweeted 'RIP' to Arjan Singh on Saturday evening, even as the Air Force said he was critically ill. Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Saturday evening tweeted RIP to Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, even as the Air Force said he was critically ill. “RIP, Marshal of the Air Force 2

16 September, 2017 11:14 AM Church thanks Sushma Swaraj for Father Tom Uzhannalil​'s rescue

New Delhi: The Catholic Bishops` Conference of India has lauded the role of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in securing the release of Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Kerala priest abducted by the Islamic State in Yemen in March 2016. The priest was released on September 12 and the Minister tweeted on Saturday a letter written to her by the CBCI Secretary 50

12 September, 2017 11:11 PM Vatican played key role in Father Tom Uzhunnalil's release

Father Tom Uzhunalil's rescue news has brought joy and relief to his relatives and colleagues back in Kerala. Father Uzhunnalil, a native of Ramapuram village in Kottayam, Kerala was abducted allegedly by ISIS terrorists on March 4, 2016 from Yemen. Tom, who was engaged in missionary activities in Yemen since 2010, in fact returned after a brief vacation 213

12 September, 2017 10:25 AM Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted allegedly by ISIS militants in Yemen last year, has been rescued, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. The release of the Indian Christian priest was reportedly secured by Oman, AFP news agency said. Referring to the priest, a report by Oman Observer said: He has been transferred 74

10 September, 2017 7:40 PM Pope Bumps Head, Hurts Left Eye While Riding Popemobile In Colombia

Cartagena: Pope Francis lost his balance while riding in the popemobile through a crowd in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday, bruising his left cheekbone and eyelid, but he was not seriously hurt. The Vatican said he received ice treatment and was fine to continue on his trip. Video images showed the pope hitting the left side of his face against a vertical 76

28 July, 2017 7:10 PM Terminally-ill British baby Charlie Gard dies

Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump, died today, his mother said. His parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, had fought a lengthy legal battle to allow him to be taken to the United States for treatment for a rare genetic condition. He died exactly one week short of his first 60

22 July, 2017 2:45 AM The 'Spicey' Show Comes To An End: Sean Spicer Quits As White House Press Secretary

For Sean Spicer, who announced his resignation Friday after just six tumultuous months on the job, it was the crossfire from inside the West Wing that brought him down. Sean Spicer had not fully moved into his West Wing office in January when he interrupted an informal chat with reporters to show off a prized new possession - the ceremonial White House 49