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HWL: Ward strikes twice as England beat India 3-2

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:47
Samuel Ward struck twice as England beat India 3-2 to record their first win of the HWL Final on Saturday. England had a lacklustre game vs Germany in their HWL opener, losing 0-2 whereas India, despite being wasteful, held Australia to a 1-1 draw. India continued to be wasteful but England improved.

North Korea says Trump is ‘begging for nuclear war’ as Washington, Seoul prepare for massive drill

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:26
North Korea says US President Donald Trump and his administration are "begging for nuclear war” as Washington and Seoul prepare for a massive air-force drill, in a show of force aimed at Pyongyang.

I-T unearths doctor-medical centre nexus in B'luru; Rs 100cr detected

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:26
Income-Tax officials have unearthed a major multi-layered nexus between medical centres and doctors and an undisclosed income of Rs 100 crore after searches at a few IVF clinics and diagnostic centres here, the department said on Saturday.

We are in new era, referendum is behind us, says Iraqi Kurdish PM

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:02
Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s prime minister says the issue of a unilateral independence referendum is over, adding that the region respects a recent top court ruling that bans any secession from the mainland.

Iran, Oman sign deal over ambitious gas export project

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:44
Iran says it has signed an agreement with Oman that could take both countries closer to an ambitious project to jointly export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to international markets.

Israel imposes policies on Trump admin. through Kushner: Scholar

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:40
An American writer and retired professor says Tel Aviv is imposing policies on Washington through US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and his senior advisor Jared Kushner, and if Trump continues to follow Israel’s policy, there might be a war between the United States and Iran.

Iran condemns Taliban attack on university campus in NW Pakistan

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:35
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned an attack by Pakistani Taliban militants on a university in the northwestern city of Peshawar, stressing the importance of remaining vigilant and united in the face of measures by terrorist groups and their allies.

Seek votes in 'dignified' ways: Manmohan to PM

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:14
In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh on Saturday said Modi failed to understand the "pains" of his note ban and GST decisions were going to unleash on the people of his own home state.

Romanians halt building of Xmas fair at protest site

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:08
Romanian protesters briefly clashed with riot police on Saturday when they stopped construction workers from building a Christmas fair at the site of anti-corruption demonstrations in Bucharest.

Hamas warns US against plans to relocate embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:52
The Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has warned the United States against plans to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem al-Quds and to recognize the city as the capital of the Israeli regime.

13 killed in suspected Boko Haram bombings in northeast Nigeria

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:36
Two attacks allegedly by the recruits of the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group have left 13 people dead in northeastern Nigeria.

Iran, Netherlands sign contract to expand economic cooperation

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:30
Senior officials from Iran and the Netherlands signed a contract on the expansion of bilateral economic ties in the coming year.

Daesh terrorists kill 2 policemen in bomb attack in Nangarhar

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:29
The Daesh Takfiri terrorists have killed at least two members of Afghan security forces and inflicted injuries on nearly a dozen others, including civilians, in an ambush carried out in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials say.

Iran exports ninth oil shipment from South Pars

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:28
Iran exported ninth crude oil shipment from the oil layer of South Pars, bringing the overall volume of the exports to 4.73 million barrels since the country started tapping the layer in March.

Iran-China 10-month trade up

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:26
Trade turnover between Iran and China stood at $30.4 billion in the first 10 months of 2017.

South Korean company inks €720m deal to build carriages in Iran

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:24
Iranians and South Korean companies signed a contract worth €720 million to jointly build 450 rail carriages for use in suburban Tehran, an official said.

Hockey World League Final Live: India vs England

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:23
Get hockey score updates of Hockey World League Final match between India and England on Times of India

Australian journalist: Iran should diversify exports

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:22
By Farzam Vanaki

US courts ‘can never try my country,’ says Turkish president

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:56
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected the planned trial by a US court of a Turkish bank executive who has been accused of evading Washington’s sanctions against Iran, saying courts in the United States cannot put Turkey on trial.

Qatar-based Muslim group to sue Saudi Arabia, allies over terrorism charge

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:45
An international organization of Muslim scholars headquartered in Qatar says it would take legal action against Saudi Arabia and its allies after they included it in a terrorism blacklist, vowing to explore available means to remove its name.

Officials at Rome MED summit reiterate support of Iran deal

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:40
Officials attending an international summit in Italy’s Rome continue months of lobbying to keep the Iran nuclear deal, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressing hope that there will be no breach of the deal by anyone.

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans believe Iran deal serves national security

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:25
A new study showed that the majority of Americans believe that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, to which Washington is a signatory, serves their country’s national security interests.

Over 10,000 killed in Iran road accidents in seven months

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:21
More than 10,000 people have been killed in road accidents in Iran over the past seven months despite a 1.1-percent decline compared to a similar period last year, figures show.

India, Sri Lanka cyclone kills 26

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:19
Cyclone Ockhi has left 13 people dead in Sri Lanka and killed an equal number in India's Kerala and Tamil Nadu states since Friday as it churns in the Arabian Sea.

Iran’s ‘Disappearance’ awarded at Singapore festival

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:19
Iranian debut film, ‘Disappearance,’ was the winner of the best film prize at the Silver Screen Awards, the competitive section of the Singapore International Film Festival.

Infosys appoints Salil Parekh as MD and CEO

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:18
Parekh, who has been appointed for five years and will be the second outsider CEO, joins from French IT and consulting company Capgemini where he is the CEO of financial services across Europe, North America and Asia.

Protesters delay opening of German nationalists’ convention

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:17
German police used water cannons to disperse hundreds of protesters who staged street a rally against an anti-migrant, anti-Islam party holding a convention in the northern city of Hanover.

Iran, India FMs meet ahead of Chabahar project inauguration

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:14
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday paid an unscheduled visit to Tehran and met her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Iranian naval flotilla docks at Bangladesh port after drill

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:13
The Iranian Navy’s 49th flotilla of warships berthed at Bangladesh’s port city of Chittagong after taking part in the world’s largest maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal.

'No question of China polluting Siang River'

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:57
A report in China’s state-run Global Times stated that Arunachal Pradesh a part of China and so there was no question of China polluting its own river, in a direct reference to Siang River in the frontier Indian state turning black.

Allegri: Napoli still Scudetto favorite

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:55
Massimiliano Allegri insisted Napoli remains favorite for the Serie A title despite Juventus' 1-0 win at the Stadio San Paolo on Friday.

Morris, Wizards hammer Pistons; Spurs shut down Memphis

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:53
Markieff Morris shook off his recent struggles to score 23 points, Tomas Satoransky added a career-high 17 points off the bench, and Washington Wizards beat the Detroit Pistons 109-91 on Friday night for their first home win in nearly three weeks.

World Cup favorites get generous draws but upsets will happen

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:51
The seedings did their job. Amid the slew of negativity surrounding Russia 2018 – from struggles to find sponsors to a Russian FA president having to spend the day before the draw denying allegations of systematic doping – this was perhaps the biggest takeaway: We will see a World Cup like no other with balanced groups and, more than ever before, clear favorites to advance.

Japanese cultural festival in Tehran, Kashan

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:47
Two Iranian cities of Tehran and Kashan are hosting a Japanese cultural event titled ‘Japan’s Month’.

Campaigners: Over a million could join protests if Trump visits UK

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:46
Organizers of an anti-Trump campaign warned more than a million demonstrators could take to the streets if the president’s proposed visit to the UK goes ahead early next year.

Silk Road’s best docu title goes to Oskouei’s ‘Starless Dreams’

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:46
Iranian documentary film 'Starless Dreams' by Mehrdad Oskouei received the Best Documentary Award at the 4th Silk Road International Film Festival in China.

Report: Syria fires at Israeli aircraft, intercepts some missiles

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:44
The Syrian Army fired at least four surface-to-air missiles at Israeli aircraft as the regime launched an attack against the western countryside of Syria’s capital Damascus.

Dutch prosecutors: Potassium cyanide killed war criminal

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:42
Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak likely died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors said Friday, two days after his dramatic courtroom suicide in front of UN judges.

Report finds 512 died in deadliest Somalia bombing

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:40
As many as 512 died in an October truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an emergency committee investigating the terrorist atrocity found.

Sources: Kushner was the 'very senior' transition member mentioned in court filing

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:35
Jared Kushner is the "very senior member" of President Donald Trump's transition team who directed incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn to contact the Russian ambassador to the United States and other countries about a UN Security Council vote on Israeli settlements, sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

'Saad’s Olive Tree' bear fruits in Manchester

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:21
Iran’s short film ‘Saad’s Olive Tree’, directed by Ahmad Zayery, grabbed two awards in the 14th edition of the Manchester International Short Film Festival, Kinofilm Festival.

Kohli 1st captain to score hat-trick of tons in 3-match series

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:29
Indian cricket's current 'Milestone Man' Virat Kohli on Saturday became the first international captain to hit three successive hundreds in a three-Test series. Kohli also completed his individual 5000 runs in the longest version of the game.

Ockhi batters Lakshadweep coast; toll rises to 14

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 09:34
Ockhi is expected to travel north towards Mumbai and Gujarat in the next 48 hours, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Director S Sudevan in Trivandrum, though it is likely to lose intensity.

Cyclone Ockhi batters Lakshwadeep coast; death toll rises to 14

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 09:34
Ockhi is expected to travel north towards Mumbai and Gujarat in the next 48 hours, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Director S Sudevan in Trivandrum, though it is likely to lose intensity.

Obama to meet French presidents, past and present, on Paris trip

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 09:02
The former US president is expected to meet French President Emmanuel Macron and his predecessor, François Hollande, on Saturday as he wraps up a five-day global tour with a speech to elite opinion-makers in Paris.

Moscow to host ministerial meeting of Caspian littoral states

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 08:56
The seventh ministerial meeting of Caspian littoral states will be held in Moscow this week, focused at a speedy agreement on text of the Convention on the Caspian Sea’s legal status, Russian MFA announced Saturday.

US-led coalition must leave Syria after Daesh defeat: Lavrov

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 08:53
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said all foreign forces, including those of the so-called US-led coalition that are present in Syria without the authorization from the Damascus government, have to withdraw from the Arab country after the total defeat of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.

Daesh key bases in region collapsed: President Rouhani

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 08:46
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that the Daesh key bases in the Middle East have collapsed, voicing hope for the total eradication of terrorism in the region.

BJP won't win if EVMs are discarded: Mayawati

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 08:10
After the BSP emerged second in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, a resurgent Mayawati challenged the BJP and said her party would sweep the 2019 Lok Sabha polls if voting is done on ballot papers.

Anti-Trump rally at US embassy in London over anti-Muslim videos

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:53
UK protesters have gathered outside the US embassy in London to denounce US President Donald Trump’s recent move to re-tweet anti-Muslim videos of a British far-right leader.

Int’l, domestic pressures on US make it keep Iran Deal: Lebanese journalist

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:50
Lebanese An-Nahar columnist believes that due to international and domestic pressures on the US, it cannot annul Iran nuclear deal.

ICC urged to prevent exhuming Nigeria mass killing victims

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:28
The International Criminal Court is urged by the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) to take immediate action to prevent the possible relocation of bodies buried in mass graves by the army following a bloody attack on supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in 2015.

N Korea holds celebrates success of missile test

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:17
The ruling Workers Party official daily Rodong Sinmun covered its front page with colour photographs showing thousands of tightly packed soldiers and people applauding in Pyongyang's Kim Il-Sung square, which was decorated with large portraits of the North's late leaders.

3rd Test: Kohli, Vijay tons take India to 371/4

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:12
India managed to score at a fair clip, setting themselves up for what would prove to a dominating day of play. India added 129 runs in the post-lunch session and further 126 in the final session, but they lost two wickets late in the day.

More protests held in Bahrain (Video)

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:07
New protests have been held in Bahrain against the ruling monarchy’s oppressive policies, especially its ill-treatment of a prominent Shia cleric.

New York's real ratpacks revealed

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:04
New York's rats are genetically distinct, possessing distinct DNA patterns depending on where they live, a new study revealed.

Tesla builds world's largest battery

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:00
Tesla has built the world's largest battery in less than 100 days, with founder Elon Musk tweeting his congratulations to the company team behind the effort.

3D-printed living bacteria

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:54
There will soon be nothing that cannot be produced with 3D printing. However, the materials used for this process are still dead matter such as plastics or metals.

President Rouhani felicitates Romania on National Day

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:44
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has forwarded a message of felicitation to President Klaus Iohannis of Romania on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day on December 1.

Iran envoy, Belarusian minister discuss transport ties

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:36
Iranian ambassador to Belarus Mostafa Oveisi and Belarusian Minister of Transport and Communications Anatoly Sivak discussed matters of mutual interest.

China’s consumer debt crackdown hits cash loan providers

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:35
Executives from Chinese companies specializing in offering consumers small, easy-to-get loans became something of a fixture on Wall Street this year.

Global manufacturing hits multiyear high as growth gathers pace

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:30
Factories across the world were at their busiest for decades during November when a global upswing in economic activity and trade boosted manufacturing activity.

President Rouhani arrives in southeastern Iran

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:19
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani heading a high-ranking delegation arrived in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran on Saturday to inaugurate development projects and attend meetings with provincial officials.

EU says renegotiating Iran deal not possible

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:53
The European Union (EU) says the articles of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries are highly technical and there is no possibility of renegotiating the agreement — even partially.

Trump denies secretary of state Tillerson's ouster

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:48
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is not leaving, President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday, after US officials on Thursday said the White House had a plan for CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him.

Perfect' diet might be dictated by your DNA

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:46
The ‘perfect’ diet for you to lose weight could come down to your DNA, with small variations in genetics meaning eating habits that are healthy for others could cause you to pile on the pounds.

First baby born from a uterus transplant

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:32
A hospital official says that the first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the US has occurred in Texas, a milestone for the US but one achieved several years ago in Sweden.

Some eurozone economic convergence may be resuming

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:27
Convergence between the eurozone’s richer and poorer economies appears to be resuming, but income gaps remain huge and the euro has not been a catalyst for reducing inequality, a study published by the European Central Bank (ECB) showed.

Iran, Pakistan must cooperate with each other for peace in Afghanistan: Pak ex-envoy

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:24
Former Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan strongly believes that Iran and Pakistan must cooperate with each other to bring peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Reading information aloud improves memory of materials

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:24
You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo found.

Tremor jolts western Iran

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:20
An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Kuzaran City, Kermanshah Province, western Iran, on Friday night.

Soaring numbers of UK children seeing psychiatrists

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:17
The number of young children seeing psychiatrists in the UK has risen by a third amid an ‘epidemic of anxiety’ official figures show.

Ockhi: Locals in Kerala protest against relief ops

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:16
Heavy rains continued to batter coastal areas of Kerala and south Tamil Nadu today, crippling normal life, even as Cyclone Ockhi lay centered about 80km north-northeast of Minicoy in Lakshadweep. Stay with us for live updates:

Electric cars to become cheapest option

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:16
Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, new research shows.

How Hong Kong’s war on poverty can be won

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:14
The latest reports reveal that the poverty rate in Hong Kong – or the number of households earning less than half the median household income – went up slightly, from 19.75 percent in 2015 to 19.9 percent last year.

Robot learning improves student engagement

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:12
The first-ever study of Michigan State University's pioneering robot-learning course showed that online students who use the innovative robots feel more engaged and connected to the instructor and students in the classroom.

How much of your salary is spent on rent?

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:10
Tenants typically spend more than a quarter of their monthly salary before tax on rent, official figures show, but there are wide regional variations.

Pope wraps up Asia trip after 'Rohingya' acknowledgment

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:09
Pope Francis is wrapping up his Asian trip with a visit to an orphanage and home for the disabled run by Mother Teresa's order and a meeting with Bangladeshi priests and nuns.

Fighting extremism essential for regional stability

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:56
Iran’s first Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said achieving sustainable development is one of the main pillars of the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Turkey: US trial of gold trader meant to 'corner' economy

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:40
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has denounced as politically motivated a recent testimony given by Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab in a US court implicating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an alleged Iran sanctions-busting scheme.

Live: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1

TIMES OF INDIA - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:35
Check Live Cricket Score, Ball by Ball Commentary & Scorecard of 3rd Test between India and Sri Lanka on Times of India

Vietnam's fruit, veggie exports, imports surge

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:23
Vietnam reaped nearly $3.2 billion from exporting fruits and vegetables in the first 11 months of this year, up 43.2 percent on year, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.

Heart disease risk slashed by eating just a handful of nuts

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:06
Heart disease risk could be reduced by almost 30 percent, by eating a handful of nuts a day, researchers revealed.

Locking eyes with your baby may synchronize brain waves: Study

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:02
Gazing at your baby may do more than strengthen that bond with your newborn, a new study suggested.

Saudi sees Hezbollah in way of Israel: Pundit (Video)

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 03:01
The Saudi Arabia authorities are ‘going by Israel’s playbook’ in order to pave the way for the Tel Aviv regime to redraw the regional map, but the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah gets in the way of their plan, said a commentator.

Being overweight ramps up dementia risk

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:57
Middle-age spread ramps up the risk of dementia by as much as a third, experts said.

Zero tolerance' plan eyed for plastic pollution

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:33
A plan for zero tolerance of plastic pollution of the oceans may be agreed by nations at a UN environment summit.

El Niño might speed up climate change

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:32
Every two to seven years, abnormally warm water in the Pacific Ocean causes an atmospheric disturbance called El Niño. It often makes extreme weather worse in various places around the world: Greater floods, tougher droughts, more wildfires.

Breakthrough yields higher voltage, efficiency for a thin mineral-based solar cell

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:26
The phrase ‘solar energy’ often brings to mind large solar panels on the roofs of homes and businesses or huge arrays sprawled across sunny fields. But there is a need for low-light photovoltaics – materials that turn light energy into electricity – that can work indoors, providing power on a small, continuous scale.

One dead, scores arrested in unrest over delayed Honduran vote count (Video)

IRAN DAILY - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:25
Unrest in Honduras on Friday left at least one protester dead and over 100 others arrested for looting after a delayed and disputed presidential vote count sparked unrest amid opposition accusations of electoral fraud, presstv.com reported.

BJP’s UP sweep likely to bolster its Guj campaign

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 22:51
With BJP’s energetic campaign in the local polls in Uttar Pradesh paying off, the sweeping win comes as a welcome boost to the party in the midst of a tense campaign for the Gujarat elections, seen as a must-win contest for the saffron outfit.

Over 300 private engineering colleges face axe

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 21:43
Over 300 private engineering colleges would be asked to stop operations from the 2018-19 academic session. These institutions would be asked not to undertake admission process for any fresh batch as they had less than 30% enrolment for five consecutive years.