US reviewing India's development of Chabahar port, says official

Washington: The Trump administration, which is determined to impose fresh set of sanctions on Iran and countries and entities engaged in business with Tehran, is currently reviewing India's development of the strategically important Chabahar port in the Islamic Republic, a senior government official has said. 

The Chabahar port is being considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi. 

Netflix renews 'Sacred Games' for season two

Mumbai: Netflix has officially green lit the hit series "Sacred Games" for a second season. The thriller series, based on author Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name, features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan in the lead. Directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, the first season of the series premiered on Netflix on July 6.

Tearful Ronaldo picks himself up for Juve trip to Frosinone

Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo picks himself up and gets back to business in Serie A against promoted Frosinone on Sunday after his return to Spain in the Champions League ended in a tearful sending off against Valencia.

The former Real Madrid star collapsed dramatically on the pitch after being handed a controversial red card just days after his first goals for Juventus saw the champions keep their 100 percent record to pull three points clear at the top of the Serie A table.

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61: State media

Hanoi: Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday at the age of 61 after a serious illness, state media reported.

"President Tran Dai died at 10:05 am on the 21st of September at the military hospital,"the official Vietnam News Agency reported Friday.

Terrorists abduct, kill 3 policemen in Kashmir

Srinagar: Terrorists shot dead three policemen after abducting them from Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir early Friday, police said.

The bodies were recovered from an orchard in Wangam area, more than a kilometre from the village the policemen were abducted from.

Police identified the dead as constable Nissar Ahmed and two special police officers - Firdous Ahmed and Kulwant Singh - from Kapren and Heepora areas of Shopian district.

Nikki Haley Slams Wrong New York Times Story On Expensive Curtains

Washington: Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, on Thursday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensive curtains at her official residence despite knowing the facts.

Last week the The New York Times alleged that the US State Department spent about 3780004.57₹ last year on customised and mechanised curtains for the official residence of Ms Haley at a time when the department was undergoing deep budget cuts and had frozen hiring.

6 fishermen electrocuted in Assam

Rupohi (Assam): At least six fishermen were electrocuted and as many injured when a live high-voltage wire touched the water of a pond in Nagaon district of Assam Friday, police said.

The incident happened in Rupohi area under Juria police station when the 11,000-volt power line, hanging loose over the pond, touched the water.

Villagers had informed the electricity department around 5 am about the wire being loose but they were told that the wire was dead, police said quoting the residents.

Minor girl sexually abused in school van; conductor held

Bhopal: A three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused in a school van by its conductor, who was detained, police said Friday.

The incident took place Thursday when the girl, a pre-nursery student, was returning home in the Ayodhya Nagar area here in the van from her school, they said.

The van conductor was detained Thursday night, police inspector Baljeet Singh said. "The accused is claiming he is 17 years of age. We are verifying his age," he said.


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