California ‘Horror’ Fires Burn On, 40 Dead In One Week

15-10-2017

SANTA ROSA: Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and destroyed thousands of structures in one of the state's worst natural disasters in years. Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll over the week rose to 40, with hundreds missing. More than 10,000 firefighters supported by air tankers and helicopters battled 16 major wildfires in areas north of San Francisco that have consumed nearly 214,000 acres (86,000 hectares), or roughly 334 square miles (865 sq km) - an area larger than New York

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लाहौर में एसेंबली के पास बड़ा धमाका, डीआईजी ट्रैफिक समेत 16 की मौत
February 14, 2017

नई दिल्ली: पाकिस्तान के लाहौर में एसेंबली के पास बड़े धमाके में डीआईजी ट्रैफिक समेत 16 लोगों के मारे जाने की खबर है. धमाके में करीब 60 से

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Tim Cook on Apple’s Plans to ‘Invest Significantly’ in India, Retail Stores, and Demonetisation
February 3, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Cook says Apple India revenue at an all-time high. The company is in 'discussions' to open retail stores in India. Demonetisation 'a great move', despite 'some overhang'. Apple reported strong holiday quarter earnings on Tuesday with both revenue and iPhone unit sales at record levels, and the profit just shy of the

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HAVE THE DEMOCRATS GOT THE RIGHT SUPREME COURT STRATEGY?
February 3, 2017

For Democrats, a losing battle over Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court may be worth waging, if it encourages the liberal base and causes lasting damage to Republicans.PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX WONG / GETTY Chuck Schumer, the Senate Minority Leader, has his critics, but he is seldom accused of not knowing which way the wind is blowing.

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Google Has Punished 340 Fake News Sites Since November
January 26, 2017

Google took steps against 340 fake news site in November and December, the company said as part of a report on fraudulent advertising Wednesday. Close to 200 of those sites were permanently banned from using Google ads, the company said. Google, much like Facebook, has been under increased scrutiny for its role in the spreading of false and

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‘India A True Friend’: Details Of What Donald Trump Said In Call To PM Narendra Modi
January 25, 2017

US President Donald Trump called PM Narendra Modi last evening to discuss the road ahead for US and India HIGHLIGHTS US President Donald Trump Calls PM Modi, discusses road ahead. Defence and economic ties, security situation in Asia discussed. President Trump calls India 'true friend'; both leaders invite each other. US

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Oscar nominations announced; ‘La La Land’ leads with 14 nods
January 25, 2017

Los Angeles, (PTI) "La La Land", Damien Chazelle's dreamy ode to classic Hollywood musicals, swept the 89th Academy Awards nominations on Tuesday by becoming the only third movie in the Oscars history to bag a record 14 nods. The movie, about two artistes who fall in love while trying to make a career in Hollywood, bagged nominations in all the

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