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Zomato Founder Says West Bengal Strike Not Related to 'Food or Religion'

Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal said the agitation had "nothing to do with food or religion or beliefs," decrying the "false outrage" surrounding the "meaningful work and livelihood......

Zomato Founder Says West Bengal Strike Not Related to 'Food or Religion'

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Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a.....
11:56, 06/17/2019

Zomato Founder Responds to Restaurant Protests Over Discounting Practices Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal, and Dineout CEO Ankit Mehrotra have responded to the Logout movement by the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI)....
02:14, 08/18/2019

Bengal Students Can Now Choose "Humanity" As Religion On College Forms At least 50 colleges in West Bengal, including a few in the city have added ''humanity'', ''agnostic'', ''secular'' and ''non-religious'' options in the religion column of online admission forms for.....
14:28, 06/02/2019

Zomato Food Delivery Now in 500 Cities Across India Zomato's founder and CEO tweeted that news that the food delivery platform now caters to 500 cities in India, making a new milestone for the company....
17:42, 07/31/2019

"Will Order From Zomato Now": P Chidambaram Praises Food App After Row Former Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday joined thousands of Twitter users in praising food delivery service Zomato for its response to a user's objection to sending a "non-Hindu" executive for the....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Watch: Zomato Successfully Tests Hybrid Drone For Aerial Food Delivery Coming soon- food delivered to your door by a drone! Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal recently announced successful test flight by hybrid drone that carried 5 kg payload, covering 5 km. in 10......
12:28, 06/14/2019

Zomato Moves Closer to Drone-Based Food Delivery With Its Latest Test Zomato has announced that it has successfully tested its drone delivery technology. The test was a part of the company's attempts to reduce the time taken to make a food delivery to its customers....
16:28, 06/12/2019

Busting The Myths Related To Food After Heart Surgery All you need to know about the common myths related to food after heart surgery. After undergoing heart surgery, doctors advise to opt for a healthy, and a well-balanced diet because, adhering to......
15:00, 07/25/2019

15 of the wildest food-related Guinness World Records of all time YouTube/Guiness World Records A lot of Guinness World Records involve eating and some of them can be quite bizarre. In 2014, Philip Santoro broke the record for the fastest time to eat a jam donut w...
19:56, 08/16/2019

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
16:00, 07/03/2019

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at the state-run institutions......
07:14, 06/12/2019

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that it is the result of a......
13:56, 06/13/2019

No Proposal To Amend Constitution To Change Name Of West Bengal There is no proposal to make amendments in the Constitution to change the name of West Bengal to "Bangla", the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday....
12:14, 07/24/2019

BJP Accuses Bengal Government Of Trying To Create ''West Bangladesh'' The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West Bengal....
19:00, 06/25/2019

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
04:56, 05/28/2019

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
20:56, 06/10/2019

Situation In West Bengal Nothing Less Than Emergency: Prakash Javadekar The situation in West Bengal is akin to a "state of emergency" under Mamata Banerjee's rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting that the BJP believes in democracy and is......
20:56, 06/25/2019

Bengal Primary Teachers Temporarily Withdraw Hunger Strike After 14 Days Teachers of primary school education in West Bengal temporarily withdrew the indefinite hunger strike on its 14th day, after the West Bengal government announced a hike in grade pay and reinstatement....
04:28, 07/27/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its....
15:42, 06/14/2019

Updates From 4 Key States - Haryana, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The country is all set for the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha election. Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election in 59 constituencies begins at 7 am today....
08:14, 05/12/2019

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
23:42, 07/20/2019

16 Arrested, Situation Tense Day After Clashes In West Bengal's Bhatpara A day after clashes erupted between two groups in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the situation remained tense with prohibitory orders in force and huge police deployment in the...
10:00, 06/21/2019

West Bengal Witnesses 16.9% Polling Till 9 am Amid Violence Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning in three states and poll boycott in West Bengal's...
06:56, 04/29/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state....
02:28, 06/07/2019

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes....
23:42, 07/18/2019

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Bengal Proposes Salary Hike, Dissatisfied Teachers Continue Hunger Strike The West Bengal government has proposed a hike in the grade pay of the primary teachers, but the protesting teachers who were on fast for 13 days were not satisfied and decided to continue with their....
17:28, 07/25/2019

"Goondacracy" In West Bengal: PM Modi's Sharp Attack At Mamata Banerjee A day after the violence during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday saying that democracy has turned.....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same....
22:56, 06/11/2019

Live Updates From 4 Key States - Punjab, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The last round of voting today will bring an end to the mammoth seven-phase exercise that saw millions of Indians voting to choose who will represent them in the 17th Lok Sabha....
04:00, 05/19/2019

Centre Depriving West Bengal By Not Allowing Name Change: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused a "section of BJP leaders" of not allowing to them change the name of the state to ''Bangla'' and accused the Centre of "depriving" the......
13:56, 07/05/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
20:56, 05/21/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials said....
11:56, 04/29/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional meteorological centre has said....
10:56, 05/04/2019

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his Bharatiya Janata Party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week b...
12:28, 05/17/2019

Violence flares in West Bengal as voting in Indian election ends Violent clashes broke out in India's eastern state of West Bengal again on Sunday in the final phase of the staggered election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a secon...
19:00, 05/19/2019

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest department official said....
12:14, 07/10/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
14:00, 05/17/2019

West Bengal Governor Has Hour-Long Meet With PM Modi: Report West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi and held an hour-long meeting with him, a source at Raj Bhavan said....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Centre Targeting West Bengal Government, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Monday alleged that the Centre was targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and has issued 10 advisories in as many days....
12:28, 07/15/2019

Taking a Toto trip in West Bengal: an electric rickshaw adventure ride Returning to Chandannagar, our writer’s Toto e-rickshaw journey brought back happy memories, and prompted optimism about the eco benefits of this increasingly popular form of transportA memory: I’m si...
14:56, 08/01/2019

West Bengal Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal West Bengal junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services. All the 14 medical college and hospitals in the state started....
13:14, 06/18/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
18:14, 05/17/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making......
04:14, 05/04/2019

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of...
00:56, 07/03/2019

Restaurants Strike Back in Food-Delivery War While the U.S. online food-delivery market continues to burn hot, data suggests growth in restaurants offering the service may be slowing. That could limit the sector’s long-term growth, as restaurant...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Thousands of Heathrow passengers could be left without food and drink due to strike action Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airport....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Warren, Sanders back airline food workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pledged to support airline food service workers threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
11:00, 07/24/2019

BJP And Mamata Banerjee Neck-And-Neck In West Bengal In Early Trends The BJP surged ahead in Bengal and was in a neck-and-neck battle with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress as votes were counted for the national election. The BJP was ahead in 18 of 42 seats in the.....
06:56, 05/23/2019

Nawaz Sharif Denied Home Cooked Food, Daughter Warns Of Hunger Strike PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday threatened to stage a hunger strike outside Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore if her father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was denied provision of homecooked food....
02:00, 07/09/2019

Iran’s ‘proxy’ terror army with cells ready to strike across West EXPOSED IRAN has a massive network of terrorist cells which are ready to step up attacks in the worsening crisis in the Middle East, Daily Star Online can reveal....
16:56, 08/03/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from M...
06:14, 05/24/2019

Paul Lo Duca: '57 Chevy helped Billy Wagner get umpire Joe West to expand strike zone Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca is making a new name for himself in retirement as one of baseball’s more colorful um, “storytellers.”        ...
17:00, 05/10/2019

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint West made his singing debut at......
06:42, 06/03/2019

Zomato's Clarification On 'Halal' Tag After Some Accuse It Of Hypocrisy Food delivery platform Zomato, which is facing backlash and being accused of hypocrisy by some people on social media for using a 'halal' tag on restaurants, after refusing to change the food delivery...
16:00, 08/01/2019

Zomato Now Offers 'Eat and Drink All You Can' With Infinity Dining Zomato Gold members can avail Infinity Dining to get an "eat and drink all they can" experience through over 350 restaurants and bars across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, and Bengaluru....
15:56, 07/26/2019

"Hurt, But What Can I Do?": Zomato Delivery Agent On "Non-Hindu" Row When Zomato employee Faiyaz was given the task of taking a parcel of food to a customer in Jabalpur on Tuesday, he probably didn't think of it as anything more than a usual delivery run. And yet, two....
00:28, 08/01/2019

4-Year-Old Messaged Zomato For "Cars" And "Gifts". They Delivered Mumbai resident Irshad Daftari shared a sweet post about his four-year-old son innocently messaging food delivery platform Zomato to ask for "cars" and "gifts". In a surprise gesture, Zomato delivered...
09:56, 08/09/2019

Zomato Criticised For Halal Tag For Restaurants: Defends Stand A day after Zomato clapped back to a customer for refusing to take food from a 'non-Hindu' rider, it faced flak for putting halal tag on restaurants. Zomato has clarified that the halal tag was......
14:00, 08/01/2019

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
14:14, 08/16/2019

Zomato, Pune Restaurant Fined Rs 55K For Delivering Chicken Instead Of Paneer A consumer court in Pune slapped a Rs 55,000 fine on Zomato along with a hotel for delivering non-vegetarian food to a lawyer who had ordered a vegetarian dish....
15:28, 07/08/2019

Swiggy, Zomato Directed to Resolve Differences With Offline Players DPIIT officials met representatives from Zomato, Swiggy, and offline industry leaders and directed them to sit and solve their differences and boost equitable growth in the industry....
08:28, 07/05/2019

Zomato's Viral "Ghar Ka Khana" Tweet Triggers Hilarious Responses On Wednesday, food delivery platform Zomato shared an amusing tweet, asking customers to eat home-cooked food for a change. That bit of advice, coming from a food delivery app, left people chuckling -...
16:42, 07/08/2019

Police Warning To Zomato User Who Cancelled Order Over "Non-Hindu Rider" A man who cancelled his order because he was assigned a "non-Hindu" delivery executive by food ordering service Zomato, triggering a nationwide debate over religious intolerance, has been sent a......
16:00, 08/01/2019

Is work the new religion? Young Londoners are increasingly finding community and purpose in their jobs while fewer are identifying as religious. Alix O'Neill investigates the millennials worshipping at the alter of their caree...
11:14, 05/09/2019

How The Bachelorette Is About to Explore Sex and Religion Things are about to get sexy on The Bachelorette, but not in the way you might expect. We've all heard Hannah Brown's iconic line, "I have had sex and Jesus still loves......
09:56, 06/15/2019

Why Mormonism is the best religion for cyborgs It feels like we’re finally getting to the magical stage where technology is catching up with our imagination — which of course only means one thing: cyborgs! This might still sound futuristic, but th...
19:28, 06/27/2019

When Leaving a Religion Is Like Abandoning a Cult Amber Scorah’s memoir, “Leaving the Witness,” recounts a tale of disillusion and ultimate apostasy as she decides to turn away from the faith she’s known since birth....
22:42, 07/01/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief...
01:28, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Suppressing religion is about power, not faith Those who prevent believers from practicing their faith and destroy places of worship are usually concerned with something quite different than merely the fight against a religion, writes Alexander Gö...
23:14, 05/06/2019

Arab world turns its back on religion – and its ire on the US Survey of 25,000 people in Middle East and North Africa also shows 52% of 18- to 29-year-olds are thinking about migratingThe Arab world is turning its back on religion and on US relations, according ...
06:42, 06/24/2019

Trump Talks Mediation On Kashmir Again, Says "Lot To Do With Religion" US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, saying it is a "very complicated place". Speaking a day after phone calls with both Prime......
09:14, 08/21/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:28, 06/19/2019

After Amit Shah's "Another Strike On Pak..." Tweet, RJD Wants "Strike On Encephalitis" A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital....
11:56, 06/17/2019

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day. Children under-five a...
18:00, 06/06/2019

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive: Leave canned food at mailbox this Saturday TUCSON – Having any non-perishable food collecting dust in your pantry? Well, look no further, the Community Food Bank’s single biggest one-day food drive is kicking off this weekend. This...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Want To Ditch Junk Food? These 5 Tips Can Help You To Start Liking Healthy Food! Aspiring to eat healthy is much easier than actually doing it. So how does one practice 'mind over matter' and get themselves to opt for the healthier food every single time?...
13:42, 05/26/2019

Cory Booker: A handful of companies make most of our food. We need to end big food mergers On December 4, 1889, US Senator John Sherman of Ohio introduced the Sherman Antitrust Act into the 51st Congress of the United States. Three months later, he took to the Senate floor to defend his pro...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Healthy Food Making You Feel Uncomfortable? Blame It On Food Adulteration  With an increasing demand for organic and healthy food, most of the food that we consume today has its own side-effects, caused mainly due to adulteration. Here is a list of the most commonly......
12:42, 07/19/2019

No-deal Brexit could disrupt food supplies for months: food federation A disorderly no-deal Brexit would be a disastrous outcome for the food industry that could lead to serious disruption lasting weeks or months, an executive at the Food and Drink Federation said on Wed...
11:28, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
20:14, 07/19/2019

About 28 Percent of Food Delivery Drivers Provide Free Secret Food Tasting Services If you’re like most of our readers, you’re likely in charge of some important organization, possibly the ruling regent of a country, the CEO of a major corporation, or a general behind a military coup...
21:14, 07/29/2019

Trump administration study shows food stamp move could limit food access for many The Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could undercut access to basic nutrition for millions of Americans, according to an analysis conducted by the U.S. Department o...
19:56, 07/24/2019

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls China is running five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control over faith communities through a process o...
07:14, 05/28/2019

Global restrictions on religion increased over decade, Pew report Restrictions on religion are on the rise, not just under authoritarian regimes but also in European democracies, according to the US Pew center. It found Christians are harassed in 143 countries, and ...
11:00, 07/16/2019

The Reign of Aethelwulf, King of Wessex: Between Realm and Religion The early history of England includes all kinds of different cultures and remarkable figures. And one of the crucial parts of the history of this country belongs to the Anglo-Saxon era. Filled with ge...
04:28, 07/30/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
22:56, 06/12/2019

Rather Die Than Prove My Religion Before Entering Temple: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said that she would rather die than prove her religion and challenged BJP to compare the religious activities undertaken by the Trinamool Congress......
23:42, 08/13/2019

Impossible Food and Beyond Meats' plant-based burgers aren't actually healthier than the fast-food originals Burger King Fast-food chains are jumping on the meatless bandwagon, with deals with plant-based "meat" makers such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. While many customers assume that these meatles...
22:00, 06/07/2019

No candy. No chips. Texas bill would prevent SNAP recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food A proposed Texas bill would ban residents from using food stamps to purchase junk food, including energy drinks, candy and potato chips.        ...
04:14, 05/06/2019

John Cattuci helps find one-of-a-kind food across North America in ‘Big Food Bucket List’ 'You know it's a good burger if it's messy. If it's not running down your arm and you're not licking the burger juice off your arm, it's not a great burger,' John Catucci told Global News....
01:00, 05/28/2019

Junk food may be fuelling rise in food allergies, say experts Children with food allergies are found to have higher levels of substance in processed foodsA ballooning diet of junk food might be one of the factors fuelling a rise in food allergies, researchers ha...
02:00, 06/08/2019

UN food agency accuses Yemen’s Houthis of diverting food aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen’s Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country’s hungriest people and is threatening to suspend food aid unless th...
20:14, 06/17/2019

World Food Programme to resume food aid in Yemen's Sanaa The World Food Programme said on Friday it is resuming food distributions next week for 850,000 people in Yemen's capital Sanaa after a two-month halt following an agreement with Houthi authorities....
12:14, 08/09/2019

UN food agency accuses Yemen's Houthis of diverting food aid The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen's Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country's hungriest people and is threatening to suspend food aid unless they immediately implement registrat...
19:28, 06/17/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. Energy drinks and any beverages with at least 54 mill...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated this Friday; an update on gl...
21:00, 06/06/2019

How ‘Fleabag’ Sold Thousands of Jumpsuits and Made Religion Sexy When the second season of the TV show aired in Britain, it was credited with cultural effects including influencing fashion and fueling interest in spirituality....
09:56, 05/16/2019

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enj...
20:28, 07/08/2019

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
21:28, 07/01/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately suggested that God wouldn't be a Republican. ...
02:42, 05/08/2019

Thank the Denim Gods For These True Religion Deals From Nordstrom Rack True Religion jeans had a moment in the aughts, but the denim brand still holds up in 2019. And today, we’ve all been blessed with major True Religion discounts. Take up to 60% off a range of styles f...
22:00, 05/06/2019

"Such People Have No Religion": Nitish Kumar On Giriraj Singh's Iftar Dig Union Minister Giriraj Singh, pulled up by his party BJP for a controversial tweet, received another biting comment from ally Nitish Kumar, who said "those who make unnecessary statements for......
13:42, 06/05/2019

US judge orders man who assaulted Sikh shopkeeper to learn about religion An Oregon man who assaulted a Sikh shopkeeper must attend a Sikh parade and learn about their religion and culture. "Bigotry is the result of ignorance," the judge said....
03:28, 05/25/2019

Religion of the Aztecs: Keeping the Balance in an Unpredictable and Terrifying World The Aztec Empire was the largest and most successful Mesoamerican empire in terms of size and demographics. It stretched across highlands, coastal plains, valleys, and forests. ...
02:42, 07/28/2019

The Invasion Of Online Food Portals In The Food Industry Online food-delivery platforms are expanding choice and convenience. It allows them to be specific with their choices and gives them access to the variety of food they want to consume....
18:00, 07/26/2019

UN food chief says full food aid could be restored in Yemen The head of the U.N. food agency says it has reached an “agreement in principle” to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid last month...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Nearly 30% of food delivery drivers munch on your food in the car, study says The study surveyed nearly 500 delivery workers who use UberEats, Grubhub, DoorDash and Postmates to understand the industry's habits and pain points.       ...
22:28, 07/31/2019

Psalm West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West give their fourth child a biblical name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West found religious inspiration for their fourth child's name and shared a first photo Friday.        ...
16:28, 05/21/2019

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
00:00, 07/15/2019

Kim Kardashian Says Fans ''Have No Idea How Sweet'' Brothers Psalm West and Saint West Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's fourth child and baby boy Psalm West's biggest fan in the his family is probably his big brother. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star posted......
03:00, 07/21/2019

Election Commission Censures Milind Deora For Jain Religion Remark The Election Commission on Monday censured Congress leader Milind Deora for his reported remarks pressing the Jain community to vote against the Shiv Sena....
00:42, 05/14/2019

Ashlyn Harris says Jaelene Hinkle was left off USWNT over her ‘intolerance,’ not religion Harris was reacting to a video in which Hinkle discussed her decision not to play for the U.S. women's national team in 2017 rather than wear a jersey honoring members of the LGBT community....
06:42, 07/16/2019

Carthaginian Religion and The Punic Power House of Baal Hammon and Tanit According to tradition, the city of Carthage was founded in 814 BC by the legendary Queen Dido. The founder of this city was originally a princess from the Phoenician city of Tyre.  ...
20:42, 06/13/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'Football is like a religion' - Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon, and now hopes to defend the title. Speaking with DW, Ngadeu discussed the favorites' strengths and weaknesses, and his formativ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Ashlyn Harris says Jaelene Hinkle left off USWNT over her ‘intolerance,’ not religion Harris was reacting to a video in which Hinkle discussed her decision not to play for the U.S. women's national team in 2017 rather than wear a jersey honoring members of the LGBT community....
05:56, 07/16/2019

Decoding Psalm West: The Meaning Behind Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Baby Boy's Name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have revealed the name of their fourth child: Psalm West! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the Grammy winner welcomed their baby boy via a......
02:28, 05/18/2019

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
09:56, 05/27/2019

Michelle Wie marries Jonnie West, son of NBA legend Jerry West Five-time LPGA Tour champion Michelle Wie got married on Saturday to Jonnie West, an executive for the Warriors and son of NBA legend Jerry West.       ...
20:32, 08/12/2019

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name fourth child Psalm Reality TV star and musician ‘blessed beyond measure’ with arrival of baby boyKim Kardashian West and her husband, the musician Kanye West, have named their new child Psalm after its recent birth via ...
11:14, 05/18/2019

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
18:42, 06/23/2019

Bills supporting religion-based rejection turning parents away from adoption agencies Religious interest groups have developed a playbook, called Project Blitz, to help push hundreds of copycat bills through statehouses nationwide.        ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Name Baby No. 4 Psalm West North, Saint, Chicago and... As E! News excitedly confirmed, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child last Thursday. The baby boy was born via surrogate and turned this......
01:00, 05/18/2019

The populist right is forging an unholy alliance with religion | Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins and Anton Jäger From Salvini to Orbán, ethno-nationalists are hijacking religious themes to fuel their agenda. Progressives need to fight backWhy are so many religious citizens drawn to the rhetoric of authoritarian ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
14:14, 06/20/2019

Lab-grown meat, GMOs, high-tech ag: 'Fate of Food' explores solutions to global food crisis Amanda Little explores how we'll feed the world when there too many mouths to feed amid intensifying climate change.        ...
20:56, 06/06/2019

World Food Safety Day 2019: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food and how these processes affect the safety of the.....
10:42, 06/07/2019

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and genetically modified animals as an alternative to......
13:56, 06/01/2019

Why Sex-Related Infections Are Spreading Again Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are rebounding in rich countries after being firmly in retreat for decades. Syphilis, for example, can cause stillbirths and infant deaths, and years later ca...
16:42, 06/06/2019

Why Sex-Related Infections Are Spreading Again: QuickTake Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are rebounding in rich countries after being firmly in retreat for decades. Syphilis, for example, can cause stillbirths and infant deaths, and years later ca...
16:14, 06/07/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts Chicago prosecutors have charged R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related charges involving one accuser, including some that carry a sentence of up to 30 years in prison....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge related to 737 MAX Boeing said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter related to estimated disruptions from the grounding of its 737 MAX after two deadly crashes....
23:28, 07/18/2019

TPD: Midtown stabbing, fire appear to be related TUCSON – A man was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed at a midtown apartment Thursday night. Police say a fire also broke out during the incident. Tucson police and fire d...
20:28, 07/19/2019

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds....
04:28, 07/31/2019

What Is 8chan, and How Is it Related to This Weekend’s Shootings? Here’s What to Know While speaking about this weekend’s pair of mass shootings, President Donald Trump on Monday referenced one of the shooter’s online activities, and called for better regulation of social m...
21:00, 08/05/2019

This Has to Be the Most Uselessly Obsolete Car-Related Thing You Can Own Here’s a fun experiment: if you know what that car-shaped thing up there is, try to explain it to a nearby child. If you actually manage to convey the purpose of that thing and the surrounding context...
03:42, 05/14/2019

NC State hit with D. Smith Jr.-related violations The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of basketball player Dennis Smith Jr....
07:14, 07/11/2019

Food labels are confusing. The FDA is looking at 'Sell By,' 'Best By' and 'Enjoy By' to try and combat food waste The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By."        ...
12:00, 06/07/2019

NC State hit with Dennis Smith-related charges The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of basketball player Dennis Smith Jr....
03:56, 07/11/2019

FBI Examining Possible Data Breaches Related to Capital One The Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether the hacker charged with stealing data on millions of Capital One customers from an Amazon cloud service successfully hit other targets....
03:14, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge related to 737 MAX Boeing said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter related to estimated disruptions from the grounding of its money-spinning 737 MAX after two deadly crash...
23:28, 07/18/2019

CSX profit falls on trade-related weakness CSX Corp on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that missed Wall Street's view after weakness in its trade-related intermodal business - which involves freight that moves via cargo ship, rail and truc...
23:28, 07/16/2019

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other pe...
04:28, 07/20/2019

8 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Maharashtra Eight people were killed and five injured in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra where several parts were lashed by heavy rains on Friday, even as dry weather prevailed in northern India....
02:42, 06/29/2019

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. The Middle East and eastern Europe have seen infecti...
16:42, 07/16/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
19:56, 07/18/2019

Salary cap-related trades overshadow 2nd day of NHL draft Salary cap crunch leads to P.K. Subban, Patrick Marleau and J.T. Miller getting traded and overshadowing the second day of the NHL draft       ...
05:28, 06/23/2019

UN: Over 37 health-related attacks in Libya since offensive The United Nations says more than 37 attacks have been reported in Libya against health workers, health facilities and ambulances since the self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive in Ap...
01:28, 08/16/2019

Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition Most of us have experienced a vague sense of feeling “burned out” by work, but now there’s a specific definition for what that actually means. The World Health Organization recently updated their Inte...
20:28, 05/30/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. The Chicago S...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
00:56, 06/19/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentenc...
09:42, 05/31/2019

Are lower back pain and constipation related? Several health conditions can cause lower back pain and constipation to occur at the same time. Sometimes, one underlying condition will cause these symptoms, but other times, they will occur due to t...
09:28, 07/05/2019

Ford's Bridgend closure likely first of many CO2-related hits to come Ford’s Bridgend engine plant could be seen as the latest victim of tougher CO2 regulations that will start to take effect across Europe next year. ...
18:42, 06/06/2019

Julian Assange indicted on 17 new counts related to Espionage Act A U.S. grand jury indicted WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on 17 new charges of violating the Espionage Act, U.S. prosecutors announced Thursday....
23:42, 05/23/2019

Petrobras gets $68 mln more related to Braskem plea deal - filing Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it has received 265 million reais ($68.20 million) related to a plea deal signed by petrochemical producer Braskem SA to se...
02:14, 06/11/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
16:56, 05/14/2019

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becomin...
21:28, 08/15/2019

Rafting Related Activities Suspended In Kashmir Valley In the wake of killing of three people during rafting expeditions in Lidder stream in Pahalgam resort, authorities in Kashmir have suspended such activities in the valley till a proper mechanism is......
15:28, 06/21/2019

Marriott Take $126 Million Charge Related to Data Breach Marriott International Inc. said Monday it booked a $126 million charge in the latest quarter tied to a massive data breach disclosed last year and lowered financial projections for the year....
02:42, 08/06/2019

Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school players, U.S. researchers say....
01:28, 07/05/2019

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
13:56, 06/06/2019

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a seve...
06:28, 08/14/2019

NYPD honors cops who died from illnesses related to 9/11 The 47 fallen heroes commemorated at the NYPD’s Memorial Hall Friday all died in the past 16 years from illnesses related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. “Our losses from Septembe...
09:56, 05/11/2019

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
19:14, 06/27/2019

Schizophrenia: Genes related to circadian rhythms may be disrupted In the brains of people with schizophrenia, researchers have now found disrupted patterns in the expression of genes that correspond to sleep-wake cycles....
04:56, 08/13/2019

Man arrested at JFK Airport accused of 'terror-related' crimes Law enforcement sources say that New York authorities have arrested a man at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens on "terror-related" charges, according to a report by NBC 4 in New York....
02:14, 07/27/2019

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Sex-Related Felony Charges Robert “R.” Kelly appeared at a brief hearing at Cook County Court in Chicago on Thursday for an arraignment regarding the 11 additional sex-related felony charges against him. The 52-year-old artist ...
04:56, 06/07/2019

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday ...
06:14, 07/22/2019

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
00:42, 07/10/2019

Erdogan says car explosion in Turkey kills three, may be terrorism-related A car exploded in southeast Turkey near the border with Syria on Friday, killing three Syrian people, President Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that initial findings showed the blast may be terrorism-rela...
15:14, 07/05/2019

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole...
01:28, 07/17/2019

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
03:42, 06/15/2019

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its firefighters. “Cancer has become the leading ris...
08:14, 06/03/2019

Sebi Expresses Concern Over Related Party Transactions Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Saturday expressed concern over related party transactions, a method "frequently" employed by corporates for diversion of funds....
14:42, 08/04/2019

The 12 biggest money-related reasons people get divorced Getty Images Money-related issues are frequently cited as a reason for divorce. We asked experts to name the biggest money-related reasons couples get divorced. They include mismatched financial prio...
13:14, 07/08/2019

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kra...
04:14, 05/21/2019

Fixerman is out on the street to rescue you from tech-related issues Necessity is the mother of all inventions and has again proved true in the case of a Dubai-based start-up Fixerman. “Fixerman is a one-stop shop for tech-related issues. What we are trying...
18:42, 07/07/2019

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
15:28, 06/05/2019

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers The United States on Friday blacklisted two new shipping companies and two oil tanker ships for shipping oil from Venezuela to Cuba, the Treasury Department said....
18:56, 05/10/2019

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
19:28, 06/14/2019

Nintendo trademarks a mysterious new feature that may be related to the Switch Nintendo Switch-related leaks have been coming fast and furious these days, as the beloved gaming giant preps a smaller, more affordable version of the console launching later this year as the Nintend...
04:14, 07/17/2019

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or that you don't miss your flight. As we continue to h...
14:42, 06/08/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
20:28, 05/17/2019

Macau billionaire loses U.S. appeal of U.N.-related bribery conviction A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected billionaire Macau real estate developer Ng Lap Seng's request to throw out his conviction and four-year prison sentence for bribing two U.N. ambassadors to help...
04:28, 08/10/2019

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 ...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Titans crew member killed in stunt-related accident Variety reports today that Warren Appleby, special effects coordinator on DC Universe’s streaming series Titans, died today after an accident occurred during a stunt being rehearsed for the show. Acco...
01:42, 07/19/2019

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
15:56, 07/24/2019

NYPD Officer Raymond Harris dies of 9/11-related illness An NYPD officer has died as a result of 9/11-related illness, department officials said Thursday. Police Officer Raymond Harris, a veteran Brooklyn cop and 9/11 first responder, died on Sunday, the po...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Twitter will direct vaccine-related searches to 'a credible' source Nearly every social media platform has introduced tools to stop the spread of misinformation around vaccines. The latest change comes from Twitter. Now, when users search for vaccine-related content, ...
23:28, 05/14/2019

Cardinal Health says opioid-related lawsuits to hurt business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could take a hit as it defends itself against a host of opioid-related lawsuits....
02:56, 08/21/2019

Dementia-related marker found in former pro athletes with concussion history (Reuters Health) - Levels of a protein called tau in spinal fluid may help predict which former pro athletes with multiple concussions will end up with long lasting effects from their history of jolts...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
01:42, 07/18/2019

Boeing to Take $4.9 Billion Charge Related to Grounded 737 Max as Fallout Continues Ahead of its earnings report next week, Boeing on Thursday said it will report an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion related to its grounded 737 Max jets.Read more......
04:14, 07/19/2019

Pregnancy-related deaths, mostly preventable, occur up to a year after birth: CDC Some 700 women in the United States die from pregnancy-related complications each year, up to a year after giving birth, and the deaths are usually preventable, according to a study released by U.S. h...
10:14, 05/08/2019

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
22:28, 07/18/2019

WRAPUP 5-Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a seve...
04:56, 08/14/2019

Arkansas judge asks to handle execution-related cases again LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the governor’s mansion two years ago is asking the state Supreme Court to allow him to ...
16:56, 06/25/2019

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
08:00, 07/19/2019

DOJ replaces legal team handling cases related to census The Justice Department has decided to shake things up for the 2020 census — appointing a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-related cases, including President Trump’s push t...
10:42, 07/08/2019

Twitter Says Saw a Record-Breaking 27 Million IPL 2019-Related Tweets The golden tweet for IPL 2019 was the tweet from Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya acknowledging MS Dhoni as his friend and source of inspiration....
15:28, 05/14/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet....
10:42, 06/24/2019

After heat-related death, summer utility policy to be reviewed PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from sh...
14:56, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Akorn gets FDA warning letter related to New Jersey plant Akorn Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has raised certain issues related to its Somerset, New Jersey manufacturing facility, sending the generic drugmaker's shares down nearly...
14:28, 06/25/2019

House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas House Democrats are preparing to pass a measure Tuesday intended to strengthen their court case to access President Donald Trump's personal financial information, a direct response to questions raised...
21:56, 07/23/2019

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg re...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Owner: Fan-related costs factor into Bills’ stadium decision VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says he’s taking into account how much the small-market team’s fan base can bear in determining whether to build a new s...
20:00, 06/29/2019

Google Fixed Its Algorithm So That Lesbian-Related Searches Are Less Pornographic Google is one of the most powerful and popular search engines, but that oftentimes doesn’t conflate to being free from flawed results. And when a French news site and Twitter account campaigned agains...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Autistic teen left on bus, suffers heat-related issues (KPNX) A 16-year-old with autism was taken to the hospital for heat-related issues after being left on a bus in Goodyear, Arizona Tuesday morning. The Goodyear Police Department responded to the call ...
23:14, 07/10/2019

UniCredit Investigating Data Breach Possibly Related to Capital One Italian bank UniCredit is investigating the possibility of a data breach that the lender believes could be related to a similar hacking incident at Capital One....
18:28, 07/31/2019

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg re...
21:14, 07/12/2019

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquake that hit Southern California last week.        ...
15:28, 07/10/2019

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness A retired FDNY hero who toiled at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 has died — making him the 200th member of the department claimed by an illness related to the toxic site, officials and sources s...
19:28, 07/18/2019

2 face charges related to vandalism of Gerald Ford gravesite Authorities say two people suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford have been charged with misdemeanors....
20:00, 05/03/2019

FDA says three deaths related to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its heart devices....
00:00, 07/02/2019

Marriott Takes $126 Million Charge Related to Data Breach Marriott International Inc. said Monday it booked a $126 million charge in the latest quarter tied to a massive data breach disclosed last year and lowered financial projections for the year....
11:00, 08/06/2019

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government.....
03:14, 07/14/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Versace, Coach, Givenchy apologize for ‘offensive’ China-related apparel Versace, Coach and Givenchy are among luxury brands feeling the heat as China increasingly regulates how its special administrative regions, Hong Kong and Macau, are referred to in apparel....
00:00, 08/13/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises after two days of losses on trade-related optimism Canada's main stock index rose on Friday after two days of sharp declines as sentiment was lifted by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the trade dispute with China....
17:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more th...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Related Companies share details on Roosevelt Island’s affordable new digs Related Companies and development partner Hudson Companies just topped off Riverwalk Park on Roosevelt Island, a 21-story rental apartment building on Main Street that will have 340 new affordable hou...
13:14, 08/13/2019

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking ...
01:56, 06/12/2019

10 injured in apparent gang-related shooting outside Allentown, Pa., nightclub, police say At least 10 people were wounded early Thursday as shots were fired on patrons leaving a nightclub in Allentown, Pennsylvania, police say.        ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors lower the death rate from the condition....
18:42, 05/15/2019

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
18:14, 05/21/2019

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for ...
04:42, 07/18/2019

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aiming to enhance green investments and promote innovati...
20:42, 05/27/2019

Study of HIV-Related Mutation Adds to Worries About First Gene-Edited Babies A genetic mutation thought to make people resistant to the AIDS virus could also shorten their lives, according to a new study. A Chinese scientist attempted to mimic the mutation in the embryos he im...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesaver for thousands of Americans, a new study suggest...
01:42, 06/06/2019

Trial starts over video deletion related to frat fall death BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a former Penn State fraternity brother erased security camera footage from the night a pledge died because he knew it would be damaging. Braxton Becker faces mis...
23:56, 05/28/2019

China Merchants Bank says not involved in any probe related to sanction violations China Merchants Bank said on Tuesday that it complies with related United Nations resolutions and Chinese laws, and is not involved in any investigations related to possible violations of sanctions....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
01:42, 05/23/2019

Twitter Recorded 400 Million Lok Sabha Election Related Tweets in 2019 Twitter India said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 percent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
12:14, 05/24/2019

Muslim couple deny terror-related charges in Madrid re-trial MADRID (AP) — A Moroccan-born Spaniard and his Mexican wife are denying charges in their retrial that they helped recruit militants for the Islamic State group in Madrid. Aziz Zaghanane initially rece...
13:28, 06/11/2019

San Francisco saw 150 percent spike in fentanyl-related deaths last year, report says The number of deaths from fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco ​​​​​​​jumped by nearly 150 percent last year, according to a report by the city's public health department made public this week....
06:56, 08/11/2019

U.S. Department of Justice shifting census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday....
03:28, 07/08/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 100 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car for a routine election season check and seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh,...
15:42, 05/10/2019

Bengal Top Cop Visits Barrackpore After Trinamool-BJP Clashes In an unusual move underlining the gravity of the situation, West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra on Friday visited the Jaggatdal police station area - 40 km from Kolkata - for a first-hand...
19:56, 05/25/2019

Elephant Killed After Being Run Over By Speeding Train In Bengal A male adult elephant was run over and killed and another was injured by a running train in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, forest department officials said on Monday....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Clashes Again In Bengal's Bhatpara Soon After BJP Team's Visit Violence broke out again in West Bengal's Bhatpara, barely 30 km north of Kolkata, on Saturday soon after a team of BJP leaders visited the violence-hit town. Several persons have been injured.The......
14:56, 06/22/2019

After Bengal's "Rosogolla", Odisha's "Rasagola" Gets Recognition Odisha has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its sweet "Rasagola" today, a year after the state applied for it. Odisha had applied for the tag after it lost the bitter battle to......
23:14, 07/29/2019

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is ousted from power....
21:42, 06/03/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Congress workers that if they try to intimidate her......
21:14, 05/04/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources t...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Daniels made days prior to the 2016 presidential electi...
15:42, 08/02/2019

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two women who said they had sexual encounters ye...
19:56, 07/17/2019

Mars crude climbs to four-month high on storm-related output losses Mars Sour, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude grade, firmed to the strongest in four months on Monday as traders focused on offshore production losses caused by a tropical storm and a minimal disruption to r...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Disgruntled employee uses hockey app notifications to air payment, throat-punching-related grievances Employers must never forget that it’s the workers who truly hold the fate of their businesses in their hands. If not treated properly, it’s entirely within their means to halt production or otherwise ...
20:56, 07/11/2019

Court unseals trove of records related to Jeffrey Epstein’s pedophile case A Manhattan federal appeals court Friday unsealed a trove of records related to convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The 2,000 pages of documents are from a defamation case that could contain potentia...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources t...
11:42, 05/23/2019

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight ...
19:56, 06/21/2019

A New Alzheimer’s Blood Test Proved 94% Accurate in Finding Brain Changes Related to the Disease More than a century after Alzheimer’s disease was first described, there still isn’t a treatment to control the cognitive decline and memory loss that are the hallmarks of the neurodegener...
00:56, 08/02/2019

Chipmakers, retailers and Apple set for big losses as trade war-related names drop in premarket In early morning trading on Monday, shares of some chipmakers, retailers, Apple and Wynn Resorts tumbled on fears that the U.S. and China's trade battle is far from over....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
20:28, 07/19/2019

Department of Justice shakes up team handling 2020 census-related cases A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Dona...
04:00, 07/08/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
04:28, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-GrainCorp signs contract to reduce volatility related to harvest volumes GrainCorp, Australia's biggest listed bulk grain handler, said on Friday it has signed a 10-year deal with a unit of Aon PLC to reduce cash flow volatility linked to eastern Australian grain productio...
03:14, 06/07/2019

Arkansas judge asks court to allow him to hear death penalty-related cases again An Arkansas judge is petitioning the state Supreme Court to restore his judicial power to preside over capital punishment-related cases after he was disqualified from those duties following his partic...
05:14, 06/26/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About a Common Term Related to Foreclosure. He Heard ‘Oreos’ Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson didn’t seem to know what a congresswoman was talking about when she asked a question related to foreclosures during a congressional hearing on ...
03:00, 05/22/2019

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
20:28, 07/19/2019

"If You Stay In Bengal, You Have To Learn Bangla": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday launched another attack onwhat she saw as the ruling BJP's attempt to "turn Bengal into Gujarat", declaring that "if you stay in Bengal, you have.....
05:42, 06/15/2019

Election Body Invokes Article 324 After Bengal Clashes. What It Says... The Election Commission today invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to prohibit election campaigning in nine constituencies of West Bengal from 10 pm on Thursday until the conclusion of the Lok......
18:42, 05/15/2019

Won't Let Madhya Pradesh Become Bengal: Shivraj Chouhan On BJP Man Death Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday slammed the killing of a 60-year-old man by a Congress supporter in Indore allegedly for "voting for the BJP" and said he won't......
16:42, 05/20/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls....
16:56, 05/19/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee determined not to cede any....
23:42, 05/03/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
02:00, 05/14/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in...
09:28, 05/28/2019

BJP Says Will Use "UP Model" Of Encounters In Bengal, Trinamool Hits Back Two senior state BJP leaders Monday courted controversy by saying the party would follow the "Uttar Pradesh model" of giving free hand to the police to wipe out criminals in encounters, when it comes....
04:14, 06/25/2019

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it significantly improved its tally compared to 2014,....
20:56, 05/24/2019

"Constitutional Machinery Breakdown": BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign Finance Minister Arun Jatiley today targeted the Mamata Banerjee government over the Election Commission ordering the cutting short of campaigning in Bengal for the final phase of the national......
00:00, 05/16/2019

In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the legendary 19th century reformer was seen in the......
15:42, 05/16/2019

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal's Hooghly district and one person was critically.....
20:28, 06/27/2019

"Not Done": Top Court Pulls Up Bengal For Delay In BJP Activist's Release The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government why BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last shared a morphed photo of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was made to spend another night in......
09:56, 05/15/2019

"Disturbing": Chandrababu Naidu On Bengal Campaign Being Cut Short Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has termed as 'disturbing' the Election Commission's action cutting short the election campaign in West Bengal by a day and has said that the poll......
15:42, 05/16/2019

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
16:56, 06/17/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a.....
01:14, 05/23/2019

BJP Slams Bengal Over Dining Rooms In Schools With "70% Muslims" West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday lashed out at the West Bengal government, saying that it had ordered the construction of dining rooms in state-run schools in Cooch Behar district......
11:28, 06/28/2019

"Anti-Nationals": Bengal BJP Chief On Aparna Sen, Others Who Wrote To PM West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday described the eminent citizens, who have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over lynching incidents, as "anti-nationals" and alleged that they.....
18:28, 07/24/2019

Observers' Advice For Immediate End To Bengal Campaign Overruled: Sources Election Commission observers had recommended that the campaign for the last round of voting in West Bengal for the ongoing national polls should end immediately following the violence in Kolkata......
17:14, 05/16/2019

Over 1.5 kg Ornaments, Coins Removed From Woman's Stomach In Bengal Over 1.5 kg ornaments and coins were removed from the stomach of a mentally unstable woman at a government hospital in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Wednesday, a doctor said....
04:28, 07/25/2019

Centre, BJP Trying To "Create Riots" In Bengal, Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of trying to cause riots and bring down her government, saying it was because she was protesting against the BJP's misdeeds. The Chief......
15:28, 06/10/2019

India prepares for 'extremely severe' Bay of Bengal cyclone Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country's eastern coast ahead of a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Mamata Banerjee Behaving Like "Anti-National", Says Bengal BJP Lashing out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her decision to skip the Niti Aayog meeting on June 15, the state BJP unit today said the TMC supremo was behaving like an "anti-national" and trying...
16:56, 06/07/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday....
21:28, 04/30/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges he used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while...
00:28, 06/07/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, 2 Arrested: Cops A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and two persons have been arrested in the matter, police said on Monday....
15:56, 05/27/2019

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"...
22:00, 07/01/2019

PM "Mahishasura", "Bengal Durga" Will Defeat Him: Chandrababu Naidu Invoking Hindu Mythology, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mythical demon king Mahishasura who, he said, has to be defeated by "Bengal......
00:14, 05/11/2019

Terrorist Group Using Some Madrasas In Bengal For Radicalisation: Centre Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is using some Madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad district of West Bengal for radicalization and recruitment activities, Union Home Ministry said on......
04:42, 07/03/2019

BJP Alleges Trinamool Behind Death Of Its Worker In Bengal's Hooghly A BJP worker was found dead in West Bengal's Hoogly district today, leading to a war of words between the party and the ruling Trinamool Congress in the state....
12:28, 07/28/2019

Clashes Erupt During Eid Celebrations In Bengal's Asansol, 25 Arrested Clashes broke out between two communities during an Eid Milan programme in Dildarnagar area of West Bengal's Asansol on Wednesday night. Although the situation has now been brought under control,......
17:00, 06/06/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:14, 07/19/2019

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote share of the BJP in the state stood at close to 40......
23:00, 05/27/2019

No Nod From Centre For Bengal Name Change, Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the process of changing the state's name to ''Bangla''....
20:56, 07/03/2019

Mukul Roy Says BJP Will Abide By Order Barring Campaigning In Bengal BJP leader Mukul Roy on Wednesday said that his party will obey the Election Commission's decision to cut short the campaign period in West Bengal by a day for the final phase of Lok Sabha elections....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
21:56, 05/28/2019

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate change in Canada....
16:56, 07/04/2019

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to hi...
17:42, 08/10/2019

'Love mother' in China who adopted over 100 children jailed for fraud, gang-related crimes A woman in China once hailed as a philanthropist for adopting over 100 children was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in jail for fraud and gang-related crimes after she allegedly used some of the child...
18:28, 07/25/2019

GrainCorp signs contract to reduce cash flow volatility related to harvest volumes GrainCorp, Australia's biggest listed bulk grain handler, said on Friday it has signed a 10-year deal with a unit of Aon PLC to reduce cash flow volatility linked to eastern Australian grain productio...
03:14, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters....
18:14, 05/23/2019

Trump Directed Ex-White House Counsel to Defy Subpoena Related to Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that McGahn would have immunity f...
01:56, 05/21/2019

PM Modi's New Cabinet Could See Prestige Posts For Smriti Irani, Bengal For the first time after his Everest of a victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his cabinet this evening to discuss the shape and size of his new government....
14:00, 05/24/2019

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
17:28, 06/14/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, Party Says "Trinamool Goons" Behind It A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district....
09:00, 06/14/2019

"Scared Of Her Own Shadow": PM Targets Mamata Banerjee At Bengal Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Mamata Banerjee has taken "revenge". She is "scared of her own shadow," he said. "Mamata didi had declared publicly two days ago that she will take revenge. She...
15:56, 05/15/2019

In Bengal Statue Vandalism Whodunit, 'Proof' Flies Between BJP, Trinamool The smashing of a statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in clashes during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday has set off a whodunit where video clips are flying from both sides,......
11:28, 05/15/2019

"Stop Bengal From Becoming Mini Pakistan": JD(U) Warns Mamata Banerjee Janata Dal (United), heading the NDA government in Bihar, said on Tuesday that West Bengal, under Mamata Banerjee's leadership, is fast turning into a "mini Pakistan" from where Biharis are being......
11:00, 06/12/2019

BJP Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting Jai Shri Ram, Dies: Party The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanting ''Jai Shri Ram''. Trinamool termed the......
20:00, 07/06/2019

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate......
22:14, 07/14/2019

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
05:28, 06/16/2019

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
13:28, 06/16/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
04:56, 06/17/2019

Vehicles Of BJP Leaders Mukul Roy, Samki Bhattacharya Damaged In Bengal Vehicles belonging to BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Samik Bhattacharya were allegedly vandalised by unidentified men in North 24 Parganas district on Thursday night....
07:00, 05/17/2019

"Jai Shri Ram" Slogans Greet Mamata Banerjee In Bengal. Her Reaction Slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" greeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she drove into Chandrakona town on Saturday afternoon for last-minute campaigning in the Arambagh seat, which goes to....
21:14, 05/04/2019

After Reports Of Communal Tension, Internet Suspended In Bengal's Asansol Internet services have been suspended till July 30 in the West Bengal's Asansol after communal tensions flared in the area. In two separate incidents this week, three Muslim men were allegedly asked.....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Bengal Officials Taking "Cut Money" May Now Be Jailed For Life: Report Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life......
10:00, 06/26/2019

Bengal Government Reinstates Top Cops Transferred By Election Commission The West Bengal Government has reinstated Anuj Sharma as Kolkata Police Commissioner and other top police officers who were transferred by the Election Commission (EC), according to an official......
15:56, 05/27/2019

Deep Depression Forms In Bay Of Bengal; Ships, Aircraft Deployed Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been deployed in the Bay of Bengal area to shepherd the fishing boats at sea to safer locations and provide assistance to vessels in distress, said an......
22:14, 08/07/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Slams Amartya Sen Over Remark On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday hit out at Nobel laureate Amartya Sen for his comment on the "Jai Shri Ram"slogan, claiming the economist is not aware of the ground realities as he stays...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" near West Bengal's Basirhat....
00:42, 05/13/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security....
00:42, 05/13/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For ISIS Threat To Bengal, Says BJP Leader Hours ahead of phase four voting in West Bengal, senior BJP leader Kailash Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said on Sunday that if the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is not removed from....
19:14, 04/28/2019

Prashant Kishor Accused Of Interfering In Bengal Government's Functioning The BJP's West Bengal unit on Monday charged poll strategist Prashant Kishor and his team members with interfering in the functioning of the state government officers and looking into the confidential...
00:14, 08/20/2019

BJP Approaches Election Body Alleging "Sabotage" Of Rallies In Bengal A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) on Monday seeking action against the district magistrate of South 24 Parganas for allegedly sabotaging their party's rallies and also accused.....
02:00, 05/14/2019

In Bengal, Poll Violence Near Tagore's Shantiniketan, "Abode of Peace" Sporadic clashes and irregularities took place during polling in Bengal, where voters are taking a decision on eight seats today. The worst of these was in Nanoor in Birbhum, a district in the......
11:56, 04/29/2019

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum districts soon after the results of the national......
10:00, 05/30/2019

BJP Bengal Candidate Asked to Explain Lunch With Trinamool Leader A BJP Lok Sabha candidate seen with a Trinamool Congress leader on Monday has been asked by his leadership to explain the meeting in a showcause notice....
07:56, 04/30/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special Police Observer Vivek Dubey has said, adding that......
20:56, 04/30/2019

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
19:56, 06/08/2019

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
23:28, 06/09/2019

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes, on a highway near Kolkata.......
06:28, 06/10/2019

Mamata Banerjee Reshuffles Bengal Cabinet After Poll Debacle West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made major changes in her cabinet on Tuesday following the drubbing her party, Trinamool Congress, received in the Lok Sabha elections....
21:56, 05/28/2019

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation" Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi discussed the ground situation in Bengal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah in Delhi today. The Centre has expressed deep concern over....
15:28, 06/10/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
00:42, 05/15/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
23:28, 05/16/2019

Tax Returns, Political Battlefield Await Durga Puja In Bengal Durga Puja in West Bengal this time is about to turn into a political battle field. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fired the first shot, attacking the BJP as anti-Hindu because the Centre's Income...
18:42, 07/23/2019

Song On Mamata Banerjee's "Cut Money" Crusade Goes Viral In Bengal Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently ramped up her attack on her Trinamool Congress party members accepting "cut money" -- a percentage illegally charged by government officials and......
17:42, 06/22/2019

Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, in criminal cases lodged against him by the......
12:28, 05/22/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
01:28, 05/19/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
20:56, 05/21/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
01:42, 05/21/2019

Cars Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled In Bengal's Bhatpara Day Before Polls Ahead of the last phase of the marathon Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bhatpara, a constituency where Assembly bypolls are due on......
01:28, 05/19/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls on Sunday....
14:28, 05/18/2019

"BJP Will Repeat 2014 Uttar Pradesh Victory In Bengal", Says Ram Madhav Backed by exit poll predictions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said that his party will surprise political analysts with a performance in West Bengal similar to that of Uttar Pradesh in the.....
11:42, 05/20/2019

Amid Prohibitory Orders, Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara Amid prohibitory orders and additional police reinforcement in North 24 Parganas district's Kankinara in West Bengal, two unidentified men today threw a crude bomb in the area and escaped....
10:00, 06/21/2019

BJP's Bharati Ghosh In Tears After Being Heckled At Poll Booth In Bengal Bharati Ghosh, a former IPS officer and once a trusted lieutenant of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was in tears this morning after she was attacked, heckled and pushed to the ground at a...
08:14, 05/12/2019

Man With Disabilities Dies In Custody, Protesters Block Trains In Bengal Chaos descended on the railway tracks near Kolkata in West Bengal as the family of a 27-year-old man with disabilities, who died in police custody, blocked rail lines demanding the arrest of those......
16:42, 05/09/2019

Answering a work-related call or text while driving puts lives at risk, study shows There are real consequences for talking a work-related call or answering a text when driving. It's killing roughly 3,500 people a year.        ...
08:00, 05/12/2019

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attacks on the Md. Democrat and his district....
01:42, 08/01/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Undergoes Lung Surgery Related to 2017 ‘Lawn Maintenance’ Assault Injuries (FRANKFORT, Ky) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul underwent lung surgery in a procedure he says stems from injuries suffered when a neighbor tackled him outside his Kentucky home in 2017. The Republican law...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Rewards-related offerings are the leading driver of consumers' credit card choices — but they can be pricey for issuers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. BI Intelligence T...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Former FBI official: ‘Realistic’ for Graham to seek to declassify key docs related to FBI's surveillance of Trump campaign officials A former FBI assistant director said Monday that it was "realistic" for Sen. Linsdey Graham to push to declassify key documents related to the FBI’s surveillance of the Trump campaign as part of its R...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Allegedly Molests 17-Year-Old Girl, Complaint Filed The BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Diamond Harbour has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl last month when she and her father had gone to lodge a complaint with him....
07:28, 05/11/2019

"Time We Ended This Violence": Nusrat Jahan Calls For Peace In Bengal Trinamool Congress lawmaker Nusrat Jahan, who has made a considerable splash with her debut in parliament, today called for an end to political violence in Bengal....
04:42, 07/03/2019

PM Modi To Address Rallies in Bengal, Bihar; Rahul Gandhi In Punjab With just days left for the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal today. The four rallies will be held in Bihar's...
05:56, 05/15/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent....
01:28, 05/07/2019

Violence Only In Bengal In All Six Phases Of Polls, Says Amit Shah: Live Updates BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of indulging in violence in the state and alleged that the Election Commission has been a "mute spectator"....
09:56, 05/15/2019

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Trinamool Congress is trying desperately to retain......
14:56, 07/16/2019

Bengal School Asks Boys, Girls to Attend Classes On Different Days To check harassment, a government-run school in West Bengal's Malda district has issued a directive asking male and female students to attend school on different days of the week....
04:42, 07/03/2019

BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal today, the force......
14:00, 07/11/2019

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on....
17:42, 06/13/2019

BJP Team To Visit Bengal's Bhatpara Amid Anger Over Political Clashes A day after two people were killed and several others injured in political clashes that erupted in West Bengal's Bhatpara, the BJP today announced that it will send a three-member delegation led by......
15:28, 06/21/2019

Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue The West Bengal government has formed a five-member committee to look into the desecration of the bust of Vidyasagar during a BJP rally in the city earlier this month, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.....
09:28, 05/28/2019

Decomposed Bodies Of Bengal Minister's Family Members Found At Home Decomposed bodies of an elderly woman and her daughter, family membersof West Bengal Minister Moloy Ghatak, were found in their house in Asansol town in West Bengal on Monday, police said....
09:28, 05/28/2019

Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day of polling in the state. Union Minister Nirmala......
12:00, 05/19/2019

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow against the mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal......
21:28, 07/17/2019

Exotic Monkeys, Lion Cub, Smuggled In Nylon Bags; Rescued In Bengal Wildlife officials on Saturday rescued three exotic monkeys and a rare 3-month-old lion cub from traffickers in Kolkata. The animals were found in tightly sewed nylon shopping bags in a car....
17:00, 06/02/2019

BJP Worker Found Dead In Bengal's Jhargram, Party Accuses Trinamool A BJP worker found was found dead West Bengal's tribal-dominated Jhargram district last night. The party has blamed the state's ruling Trinamool Congress for the man's death....
08:14, 05/12/2019

Trinamool Worker Allegedly Beaten To Death In Bengal's Cooch Behar A Trinamool Congress worker died after he was allegedly thrashed by a group of men in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on Wednesday, two days after another Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead in Kolkata....
05:28, 06/06/2019

Key States Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, UP, Bengal Vote Today Phase four of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today. 72 parliamentary constituencies are voting across 9 states. Here are the live updates from six key states, of the nine voting today....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Rename Bengal To Bangla: Trinamool Congress MP Demands In Rajya Sabha The TMC Thursday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal be renamed as Bangla in three languages-- Bengali, English and Hindi to restore the actual identity of the Bengali people....
20:28, 06/27/2019

Clashes In Poll Booth In Bengal's Asansol, Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised The car of BJP parliamentarian Babul Supriyo was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol this morning. A clash also broke out between Trinamool Congress workers and security......
06:56, 04/29/2019

BJP Worker Hacked To Death In Bengal's Burdwan, Trinamool Congress Blamed The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress activists of hacking one of its workers to death at Ketugram in West Bengal's Burdwan district today. News agency IANS quoted sources as saying that the victim.....
15:42, 05/30/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Reinforces Opposition Unity With Meets in Bengal, Delhi Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has an extensive programme for his visit to Bengal today that will culminate with a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tomorrow....
14:42, 05/08/2019

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the state, saying had she...
19:14, 06/08/2019

Bengal Congress Chief Submits Resignation Letter After Lok Sabha Debacle West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra submitted a letter of resignation from the post taking responsibility for the party''s poor show in the Lok Sabha election, according to a press statement......
14:42, 07/09/2019

From Bengal to boogie: Rupa Biswas, India's rediscovered disco diva She was a young woman who made a disco record on a whim during a holiday in Canada – and became a cult hero without her knowingAfter her album Disco Jazz sold a handful of copies in 1982, Rupa Sen Bis...
16:14, 06/21/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For Bengal Poll Violence: Rajnath Singh The BJP Tuesday attacked the West Bengal government over incidents of political violence in the state, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh holding Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "responsible" and......
00:42, 05/15/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who was arrested in May for allegedly posting a meme.....
11:00, 07/01/2019

CBI Carries Out Raids At 22 Locations In Bengal In Chit Fund Scam Case The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in West Bengal which are the premises of directors and promoters of New Land Agro Industries, one of the accused companies in a ponzi scam case,......
13:56, 07/01/2019

Live Updates: Doctors At Many Delhi Hospitals Protest Bengal Violence Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday....
10:56, 06/15/2019

300 Doctors Quit In Bengal, Centre Blames Mamata Banerjee: 10 Points Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday. Demanding better security....
17:28, 06/14/2019

"Shameful Fall For Once-Independent" Poll Body: Congress On Bengal Order The Congress came down heavily on the Election Commission on Wednesday after it cut short the campaign period in West Bengal in view of violence, saying it has been a "shameful fall for a......
07:00, 05/16/2019

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc in the low-lying areas of north......
17:00, 07/14/2019

Madrasa Teacher Pushed Off Bengal Train Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chant: Report A madrasa teacher was allegedly beaten up and pushed out of a moving train in West Bengal last week by a group of men who were forcing him to shout the "Jai Shri Ram" slogan, news agency IANS quoted a...
16:14, 06/26/2019

Grenade Attack On Poll Booth In Kashmir, Violence In Bengal: 10 Points Voting for the fifth round of the national election began with reports of violence from West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir. The BJP candidate in Bengal's Barrackpore alleged that he was attacked by......
06:42, 05/06/2019

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
14:28, 06/15/2019

BJP's Locket Chatterjee Claims Vote Rigging In Bengal, Demands Repolling West Bengal BJP leader Locket Chatterjee today held a sit-in protest outside the Hoogly District Magistrate's office to highlight alleged instances of vote rigging in many parts of the constituency......
16:42, 05/06/2019

Bengal Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Questioned In Chit Fund Scam Popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is being questioned by the Enforcement Department in Kolkata for his association with the Rose Valley Group whose chairman is now in jail. This is the first....
13:14, 07/19/2019

Bengal Doctors' Protest Spreads, Health Services Hit In Delhi, Mumbai Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur......
09:00, 06/14/2019

Surya Grahan 2019 Today: Timings And Diet Myths Related To Total Solar Eclipse Busted Total solar eclipse of 2019 is going to take place today; July 5th. Here are some common misconceptions related to food and eating practices during an eclipse and why they should not be believed....
17:00, 07/02/2019

British Airways and Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo citing unspecified reasons related to safety and security Associated Press British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceli...
11:00, 07/21/2019

"Modi Code Of Misconduct?": Opposition Attacks Poll Body Over Bengal Move A day after the Election Commission cut short campaigning in Bengal for the last round of the national election over violence during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, opposition parties.....
08:56, 05/16/2019

Divya Spandana Reminds BJP Of Sedition Case Amid Bengal Meme Controversy As top BJP leaders called out the Bengal government over its handling of the controversy around the morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Divya Spandana......
00:42, 05/15/2019

"Dark Spot" On Democracy: Congress Slams Poll Body Over Bengal Move Accusing the Election Commission of losing its credibility and independence, the Congress on Thursday said time has come to review the process of the poll panel's appointment....
08:56, 05/16/2019

23-Year-Old Shot Dead In Bengal In Clash Allegedly Linked To Poll Results A 23-year-old goldsmith was shot dead at Chakdah, 70 km north of Kolkata, last night in what is suspected to be a clash following the Lok Sabha election results....
13:28, 05/25/2019

BJP Leaders Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Convoy Attacked In Bengal The BJP has claimed its leaders Dilip Ghosh and Himanta Biswa Sarma were allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal's East Midnapore on Tuesday....
20:56, 05/07/2019

Poll Body Cuts Short Bengal Campaign, Mamata Banerjee Says "Gift To BJP" The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday evening. For the first time, the......
18:42, 05/15/2019

After Amit Shah, Permission Denied For Yogi Adityanath's Bengal Poll Meet On a day BJP President Amit Shah's meeting was cancelled in West Bengal, party national secretary Sunil Deodhar said that permission for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's election meeting...
00:42, 05/14/2019

BJP Youth Wing Takes To Hanuman Chalisa To Counter Namaz On Bengal Roads The members of the BJP youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha gathered in Howrah, near Kolkata on Tuesday night and sat down on the road to recite the Hanuman Chalisa. This, they say, is their way of...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Prashant Kishor Aboard, Trinamool To Launch Bengal Battle With Mega Rally When Trinamool Congress holds its annual show of strength on July 21, which it observes as Martyrs' Day, the party will also be kicking off its battle for the Bengal assembly elections. And perhaps......
21:28, 07/17/2019

Amartya Sen Praises Left's Bengal Land Reform, But Points To "Flip Side" Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has said land reform measures were carried out "extremely well" by the previous Left Front government in West Bengal, but the destruction of industry was its flip....
20:00, 07/06/2019

Parents Kill Teenage Daughter In Bengal, Dump Her Body In Ganga: Cops A couple was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the Ganga river as they were against her relationship with a boy, the police said....
05:00, 07/07/2019

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the police said Tuesday....
09:42, 06/04/2019

Bengal State Lawyers To Boycott High Court Judge Over "Political Remarks" The political battle in West Bengal between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP cast a rare and ominous shadow over the judiciary on Monday, with state-empanelled lawyers at the Calcutta High Court......
17:42, 07/23/2019

Cyclone Fani Updates: Storm Hits Bengal, Flight Operations To Resume Soon Cyclone Fani has entered West Bengal, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. One of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, the cyclone uprooted....
04:56, 05/04/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularly among black mothers, among whom death rates relat...
18:42, 05/08/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the need to stop wastage of water....
02:42, 06/29/2019

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a blast in Bihar's Bodh Gaya last January, an official...
16:42, 07/02/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits Bengal, Triggers Heavy Rain, Uproots Trees: 10 Points Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it made landfall in Odisha,......
04:14, 05/04/2019

Assam Rifles Soldier Shoots Dead Colleague, Injures 2 At Bengal Poll Camp An Assam Rifles jawan on election duty in West Bengal's Howrah district today allegedly opened fire at a poll camp, killing a colleague and injuring two others, a senior police official said....
18:56, 05/02/2019

Former Bengal charged with assault for attacking wife and sister with golf club in front of son: police Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces kidnapping and assault charges for allegedly using a pipe, broom handle and golf club to assault his sister and wife in front of their 9-y...
22:28, 06/07/2019

|Teslaplungesonprofitdoubts,co-founder’ssurpriseexit Tesla shares plummeted after a worse-than-expected loss and yet another major management change cast fresh doubts on the electric-car maker’s future....
06:56, 07/26/2019

Son of Qaeda Founder Is Dead The United States had a role in the operation that killed Hamza bin Laden, officials said. But other details, including where he died, remained unknown....
18:28, 08/01/2019

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
23:14, 06/03/2019

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good condi...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Why The Co-Founder of Allbirds Always Exercises Before His Flight Former pro athlete and shoe company co-founder Tim Brown on making a long trip back home, his versatile travel wardrobe and the reading habit his colleagues make fun of...
18:14, 08/19/2019

Tesla CTO and co-founder JB Straubel will step down During Tesla's earnings call today, the company announced that one of its longest-tenured executives -- outside of CEO Elon Musk -- is leaving the company. CTO JB Straubel is credited with helpin...
03:42, 07/25/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
01:14, 05/10/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed h...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
16:00, 07/15/2019

Co-founder of Alienware rumored to be joining AMD The co-founder of Alienware has left the the gaming PC company, and rumors suggest he’s taking charge of gaming at one of the biggest chip makers, AMD.After nearly 22 years with Alienware, Fran...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that a lack of privacy is his main con...
19:28, 07/09/2019

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC Serial entrepreneur Jed McCaleb, and creator of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, is facing a lawsuit over his handling of the failed cryptocurrency exchange.  Former Mt. Gox traders Joseph Jones and Peter Ste...
14:28, 06/26/2019

Palantir Co-Founder Says IPO for Company Likely Years Away “I’d love for them to go public, but my guess is it’s going to be a few years,” said Mr. Lonsdale, also a founding partner at venture firm 8VC, speaking on stage at the CB Insights Future of Fintech c...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Hope Barden death: Family of webcam girl unlawfully killed during online sex-related role play criticise adult film trade The family of a webcam girl who was unlawfully killed during online sex-related role play have criticised the "terrible" adult internet film industry....
18:28, 06/26/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the ...
18:56, 07/12/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such f...
18:56, 07/11/2019

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said...
07:14, 05/27/2019

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to ...
23:56, 07/02/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the w...
10:00, 05/21/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Dr Alexandrides Yannis, founder of 111SKIN With celebrity fans like Margot Robbie and Priyanka Chopra, founder of 111Skin, Dr Alexandrides Yannis, shares his wellness and skincare tips and tricks with us...
10:14, 06/02/2019

Wikipedia Is 'Doing Very Well Financially', Says Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations....
09:56, 05/17/2019

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
17:28, 06/14/2019