Iranian state media said that 25 people had been killed in Saturday's attack.
Almost 1 lakh deaths that occur on India’s roads every year are indirectly related to alcohol abuse. Another 30,000 deaths among cancer patients every year can also be traced to use of alcohol, which was long ago declared as Group 1 carcinogen by WHO. Liver cirrhosis is the biggest health problem posed by alcohol use, with 1.4 lakh deaths every year.
«Since we have already completed the evaluation of returning officers for states going to polls later this year, the new testing criteria will be implemented from the general election due next year,» said an EC official.
The Election Commission has told the Supreme Court that “laudatory” news reports in which a political leader boasts of his achievements and appeals to the electorate to cast votes in his favour should be treated as paid news, even if there is no documentary evidence to show that money was paid.
Residents of Thellapilli in the Jaffna District have been asked to fund the inauguration ceremony of the presidential mobile service (Janadipathi Nila Mehewara), which was attended by President Maithrripala Sirusena, EPDP MP Douglas Devananda said yesterday.
If a resolution was brought in Parliament to remove IGP Pujith Jayasundara, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said they would support such a resolution.
KHDA’s qualifications chief says move part of wider measures to improve teacher profile and standards
Spectacular concerts, festivities lined up in show of unity, elation
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| Azlan Othman | BRUNEI Darussalam has gone up in ranks in terms of its people’s life expectancy, standard of living and knowledge status, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) index published this week. The Sultanate scored 0.853 in its Human Development Index (HDI) for 2017, considered “very-high human development”, according to the […]
HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send a message extending his heartfelt congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, King of the Kingdom of […]
The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to qualify for permanent US residency if they have received public benefits such as food aid, public housing or Medicaid.
Overcoming the horror scenario of ghost towns emerging and of entire towns becoming mass housing construction pits is the key challenge for the Government, say two experts at the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies.
After postponing its planning meeting last week to allow members to prepare for the expected passage of Hurricane Isaac, the executive of the Dominica Amateur Volleyball Association (DAVA) met this week to discuss the upcoming league’s rules, regulations and fixtures....
The building of infrastructure on the atolls of Cosmoledo and Providence are the main objectives set in the development plan of the Islands Development Company (IDC). Further areas of focus include the development of tourism, agriculture and aquaculture. The third plan of the company which covers the years 2018 to 2023 was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers last week. The plan sets out the strategies for the development of the 14 islands and island groups under IDC’s management. ...
AMMONNEWS - A government team led by Deputy Prime Minister Raja'i Mu'asher on Saturday discussed with unionists a draft income tax bill the government has recently announced and aims at enhancing collection and fight tax evasion and dodging.Mu'asher said the government is well aware of the overa
AMMONNEWS - The Court of Cassation upheld an April Criminal Court ruling sentencing a man to 10 years in prison after convicting him of murdering his-in-law over a financial debt in February 2016.The court declared the defendant guilty of shooting and killing his in-law on February 15 and handed
AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Friday that Jordan has a clear relationship with the International Monetary Fund, stressing there is no party imposing policies and decisions on the Kingdom.In an interview with Jordan Television's 60 Minutes programme, Razzaz said that His Majesty
AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Friday met with World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and Executive Chairman Professor Klaus Schwab and Mrs Schwab on the sidelines of His Majesty’s participation in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.Discussions covered Jordan’s ties an
Chapchai Nirat ended the three year drought of title on Sunday following a three stroke victory in the Bt2 million Singha-SAT Kanchanaburi Championship at the Blue Star Golf Course.
The Kingdomâs No 1 player Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul and veteran Nudnida Luangnam captured the menâs and womenâs singles titles of the TATP Masters at the Impact Tennis Academy on Saturday.
Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Manchester United on Saturday for the first time since the club's legendary former manager had emergency brain surgery.
The mission to Mars will be launched on July 25, 2020
Earlier, Dmitry Rogozin said that the launch scheduled for 2020-2021 would take place in 2021
In line with norms of the international maritime legislation and in interests of security of the Russia, they are escorted by ships of the Coast Guard of the Federal Security Service’s Border Service
«We are set to accelerate the cooperation,» said Mamuka Bakhtadze
Alexander Novak has arrived in Algeria to attend a meeting of the so-called OPEC+ group’s monitoring committee
Messages from Pakistan, giving specific and pinpointed instructions to terrorists based in J&K to kill the SPOs immediately after their abduction, were intercepted by Indian agencies. The messages were chillingly specific, identifying the victims by name. The terrorists on the ground were directed to spare a civilian they had taken hold of.
Hollande himself seemed more circumspect a day after his remarks set off a political storm. Asked if India had put pressure on Reliance and Dassault to work together, Hollande told international news agency AFP that he was unaware and “only Dassault can comment on this”.
The Modi government and BJP view the cancellation of the meeting between Indian and Pakistan foreign ministers on the sidelines of UNGA as politically fortuitous, regarding the event as liability that might have only allowed Islamabad to gain some PR points without any deliverables on terrorism.