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Unidentified criminals looted Rs 4.30 lakh cash at gun point from a trader on the Paradip-Daitary expressway near here, police said today.


State Bank of India (SBI) has come forward to promote the traditional heritage of folk art prevalent at various parts of the country.


An awareness programme on World Asthama was observed at Tapan Sinha Memorial Hospital of Metro Railway, Kolkata recently. Dr. Angira Dasgupta, Pulmpnologist, BR Singh Hospital, Sealdah spoke in detail on Asthma, its cause, prevention and treatment.


The US has said it will continue to waive certain economic sanctions on Iran's nuclear programme while simultaneously implementing a new set of sanctions related to the country's ballistic missile programme and monitoring its human rights abuses.


US President Donald Trump today claimed that no politician in history has been treated as unfairly as him by the media. Trump, who has been struggling under the weight of a series of controversies, insisted that he cannot let the critics get in the way of his dreams.


Two Ukrainian policemen were hospitalised after they tried to disperse about 30 young men who attacked a rally by gay and transgender rights activists in the eastern city of Kharkiv, law enforcement officials said today.


Iran criticised new US sanctions on its missile programme today, saying they would undermine the nuclear deal with world powers.


Pranay Varada, a 14-year-old Indian-American student, has won the prestigious USD 50,000 National Geographic Bee competition, maintaining the dominance of the community in the contest.


A Thai law student arrested for sharing a critical article about his country's new king that was posted on Facebook is this year's winner of South Korea's most prestigious human rights award.

Phnom Penh

The lawyer for an Australian woman charged with providing commercial surrogacy services in Cambodia says his client is innocent.


On Thursday turkey hit back at German threats to pull its troops out of a key NATO base on its soil, saying it would "not beg" them to stay.


Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with a senior South Korean envoy on Thursday, as the two countries try to lower tensions over Tokyo`s wartime use of "comfort women".


Greece's parliament today was to approve a new round of austerity cuts, hoping to secure a pledge of debt relief and loan payment approval by the country's EU-IMF creditors this month.

Arun Srivastava

The month long campaign launched against the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to marginalise him in Bihar as well as in national politics and frustrate his attempt to bring together the democratic and secular forces on a single platform to oppose the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, took a weird turn with the CBI putting in operation its plan to discredit him ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

John Wojcik

James Comey was unceremoniously fired on May 9 from his job as director of the FBI. A lot of talk on cable TV and on the Internet last night compared the Trump termination of Comey to Nixon’s historic Saturday Night Massacre, the night Nixon fired one person in the Justice Department after another until he could find someone who would dump Archibald Cox, the prosecutor who was relentlessly investigating the president himself.

Seven civic bodies in the State went to polls on Sunday – four in the hills and three in the plains. While voting in the hills went off peacefully, that in the plains was marred by violence. Bombs were used freely, activists of the parties were seen strutting about with firearms, poll staff were seen hiding themselves in the bathroom and the police were found to be playing a totally passive role, which actually amounted to helping the ruling party.