No deaths due to rail accidents in 2019: Data

Indian Railways has recorded zero passenger deaths in rail accidents in 2019, making it the national transporter’s safest year in history, according to official data. Continue Reading

Review: ‘V1’ – Well made whodunnit

V1 Murder case, the maiden directorial venture of actor Pavel Navageethan is an effective whodunnit thriller that keeps the audience engaged as the protagonists try to solve a muder mystery. Continue Reading

Fatal end for 28 in Typhoon disaster

A strong typhoon that barreled through the central Philippines left at least 28 dead and 12 missing, and forced thousands to flee their homes, devastating Christmas celebrations in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.

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Salih offers to quit after rejecting PM nominee

Iraq’s president refused to designate a prime minister candidate nominated by the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc and offered to resign, plunging the country into further political uncertainty amid nearly three months of unprecedented mass protests. Continue Reading

14 die in Islamic extremists attack

Islamic extremists on motorcycles killed 14 security force members who were escorting election officials in the West African nation of Niger, the first large attack there since 71 soldiers were killed in a massive ambush earlier this month, authorities said. Continue Reading

2 killed in Libya mall attack

An air strike on a shopping area during rush hour near Libya’s capital killed at least two civilians and wounded 20 others, a local official has said. The air strike on the town of Zawiya, 45 kilometres west of Tripoli, hit a pharmacy, a bakery and cars parked on the street, the mayor of the town, Jamal Baher, told AFP. Continue Reading

South Korean court rejects arrest of Former Justice Minister

A South Korean court rejected a request to arrest a key ally of President Moon Jae-in who is being investigated over allegations of corruption and power abuse, saying he was unlikely to flee or destroy evidence. Continue Reading

Boeing fires CEO amid 737 Max crisis

Boeing’s CEO Dennis A Muilenburg is CEO no longer, the company announced today.Effective January 13, 2020, current Board Chairman David L Calhoun takes over the top executive officer spot at the aerospace company, and becomes president, as well. Continue Reading

7 injured in Baltimore gunmen firing

Two shooters opened fire on a crowd outside a hookah lounge in Baltimore, wounding seven people, including at least three teenagers, police said.

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8 killed after drinking Coconut wine

Eight people died and hundreds were taken to hospitals in the Philippines after drinking coconut wine believed to contain high levels of methanol, authorities said.

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