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  • Airline cabin crew member arrested in Australian drug bust

    16 January, 2019 9:49 AM 431

    The 38-year-old airline crew member was part of a group that brought drugs from Malaysia on aircraft for sale in Australian cities. Sydney: An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14 kg (30 lb) of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authorities said on Wednesday

  • Newly discovered super-Earth exoplanet may harbour alien life

    16 January, 2019 8:46 AM 409

    Although likely cold (-170 degrees centigrade), it could still have the potential to harbour primitive life if it has a large, hot iron or nickel core and enhanced geothermal activity said researchers. New York: The recently discovered cold super-Earth exoplanet orbiting around the red dwarf Barnard -- the second closest star system to Earth -- has the potential

  • Thousands of lightning strikes spark wildfires in Australia

    16 January, 2019 8:33 AM 395

    Sydney: Around 2,500 lightning strikes have ignited dozens of fires across Australia`s island state of Tasmania, adding to a number of dangerous blazes, authorities said. We have identified several fires on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, however, due to the sheer amount of lightning strikes that made landfall across a broad area, more fires may be identified

  • Vishnu Hari Dalmia, former VHP president, dies aged 91

    16 January, 2019 7:16 AM 304

    New Delhi: Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Vishnu Hari Dalmia, one of the three major exponents of the Ram Janmabhoomi agitation, died on Wednesday at his residence in Delhi, a statement said. He was 91. A renowned industrialist, Dalmia breathed his last at 9.38 a.m. at his Golf Links residence. "Vishnu Hari Dalmiaji peacefully moved on to his heavenly

  • In ‘Lion’ Tej Pratap Yadav's poster, Rabri Devi is ‘Durga’, Ram Vilas Paswan ‘Mahisasura’

    16 January, 2019 2:24 AM 179

    A woman showers love and also forgives easily, but those who disrespect are never spared, says Tej Pratap Yadav. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav took to microblogging site Twitter on Tuesday to target Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) supremo Ram Vilas Paswan, depicting the latter as Mahisasura, the mythological figure who was killed by goddess

  • Kolkata: 2 arrested for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises

    15 January, 2019 4:36 PM 189

    Preliminary reports had said the puppies were beaten to death. Kolkata: Two persons have on Tuesday been arrested after they apparently confessed that they were involved in the killing of more than a dozen puppies at a hospital premise in Kolkata. Acting on an FIR lodged on Monday, the police had identified some students and security guards on the basis

  • Too much or too less sleep can increase heart disease risk

    15 January, 2019 12:37 PM 127

    London: Men who sleep less than six hours a night may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared to those who sleep between seven and eight hours, a new study suggests. The study showed that poor quality sleep of less than six hours increases the risk of atherosclerosis by 27 per cent compared to seven to eight hours of sleep. Atherosclerosis

  • Honor 10 Lite launched in India, sale on January 20: Price, specs and more

    15 January, 2019 9:57 AM 128

    New Delhi: Huawei's sub-brand Honor launched the Honor 10 Lite in India on Tuesday. The Flipkart-exclusive phone will go on sale on January 20. The 4+64GB variant of the phone has been priced at Rs 13,999 while the 6+64GB variant will be available at Rs 17,999. Paytm is offering upto Rs 1,350 as cashback, Reliance Jio is offering cashback of Rs 2,200 while

  • Watch Exclusive and Live Streaming of Kumbh Mela 2019 from Prayagraj on Zee News

    15 January, 2019 8:38 AM 146

    PRAYAGRAJ: Thousands of devotees and sages took the holy dip - Shahi Snan (Royal Bath) -- on the first day of Kumbh Mela 2019. Devotees took a dip in River Ganga at the site of Triveni Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna and Saraswati rivers -- on Tuesday morning, on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti. More than 15 crore people are expected

  • German airport security staff begin one-day strike

    15 January, 2019 8:38 AM 141

    Frankfurt: Security staff at eight German airports went on strike on Tuesday in an escalating pay dispute that means up to 220,000 passengers could be affected by delays or cancellations, airport association ADV said. Security workers at the smaller Hamburg, Hanover and Bremen airports downed tools from midnight while those at main hub Frankfurt joined