More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled predominantly Buddhist Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh since late August to escape violence that accompanied a brutal military counter-insurgency operation after Rohingya militant attacks on security posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
At least 10 people died and around 50 were injured after a boiler tube exploded at the NTPC unit in Unchahar in Raebareli district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
Ashish Nehra is hanging up his boots in front of his home crowd. The 38-year-old’s last game is today and India would look to bid a befitting farewell to the seamer, whose career has been characterised by many injuries and many comebacks.
A few dozens people, among them young children, protest against delays in reuniting with their relatives in Germany, some announcing a hunger strike, in front of the Greek Parliament.
The Balfour Declaration, Britain’s promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel, turns 100 this week, with events in Israel, the Palestinian territories and Britain drawing attention to the now yellowing document tucked away in London’s British Library.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh sets up an election rally at Palampur in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, in his address to the people on the occasion of 62d Kannada Rajyotsava at Kanteerava Stadium on Wendesday, bats for scientific, pro-people language policy, underlined the urgent need of making regional language as medium of instruction in primary education.
A supporter at a rally in Bharuch, Gujarat, where Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is conducting a public meeting. “The entire country will shout and say ease of doing business is absent, you have destroyed it, your demonetisation and GST have ruined it,” Mr. Gandhi said, seizing on a World Bank report that India had jumped 30 places on the ‘ease of doing business’ ranking.
The Gandhipuram flyover in Coimbatore was opened for traffic on November 1, when Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami inaugurated it. Construction of the flyover started in July 2014 and the first level is ready for use.
Police lathicharge protesters during a Congress march in support of hawkers in Mumbai. The march was disrupted by MNS workers ensuing a clash between the two parties. Police had to intervene to weed out the protesters.
With parts of Chennai water-logged, doctors are advising residents not to stand under trees and should rather try to take shelter inside a building. They are also advised to avoid standing near iron rods or lamps.
Japanese electronics giant Sony is marking the year of the dog by bringing back to life its robot canine — packed with artificial intelligence and internet capability. The new aibo dog is an ivory-white puppy-sized, 30 cm hound with flapping black ears and a wagging tail. It has the ability to roll its eyes to display emotions. It comes with an array of sensors, cameras and microphones and boasts internet connectivity, allowing owners to play with the pet remotely via smartphone.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will meet with General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping and hold intergovernmental negotiations, which will result in signing a package of documents on cooperation in the energy sector and agriculture.
A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Centre memorial, New York, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror.”