• 3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe
3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe

Eerily similar to the Gorakhpur tragedy where almost 70 children died at the BRD Medical College due to an alleged shortage of oxygen, 3 babies in a Raipur hospital died allegedly after oxygen supply was stopped when the hospital drunk on duty passed out.

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  • Powerball jackpot jumps to $535 million for Saturday's drawing
Powerball jackpot jumps to $535 million for Saturday's drawing

Powerball players are hoping luck is on their side as the numbers are drawn for one of the largest jackpots Saturday night. Now in second place is the $650 million jackpot that will continue to rise if no one matches all six numbers drawn on August 23.

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  • South Korea military drills not conducive towards easing tensions: China
South Korea military drills not conducive towards easing tensions: China

North Korea has long objected to the U.S., South Korea joint military exercises that they have called "rehearsals for invasion". US President Donald Trump praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for waiting to fire missiles over Japan into waters near Guam.

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  • Watch Britney Spears Cover Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About'
Watch Britney Spears Cover Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About'

She added, "It really pisses me off because I'm busting my ass out there and singing at the same time and nobody ever gives me credit for it, you know?" Britney got real and opened the song with a little speech, explaining her choice to sing live: "So I've been doing a lot of thinking lately, right?" 'The press and the media my whole life, beca...

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  • Finnish court names knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah
Finnish court names knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah

Police shot and arrested 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah after the incident on Friday afternoon, which authorities are treating as a terrorist attack. The eight injured include one Swede, one Briton and one Italian citizen. The knife rampage, Finland's first terrorism-related attack, deliberately targeted women, police said.

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  • Senator apologizes to Trump over social media post hoping for his assassination
Senator apologizes to Trump over social media post hoping for his assassination

Because of that, Gov. Eric Greitens and Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, both Republicans, said on Friday that state senators should oust Chapelle-Nadal, a Democrat, who has continued to reject calls for her resignation. "I will continue to fight for issues that are really important", she said. The Missouri Constitution says a lawmaker can be expelled upo...

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  • Rosneft's strategic India deal in the bag
Rosneft's strategic India deal in the bag

India's Essar Oil has been bought by Russian energy giant Rosneft and partners in a deal worth $12.9bn (£10bn). " This is the single largest deleveraging ever undertaken in Indian corporate history ", CEO and Managing Director of Essar Capital, Prashant Ruia told reporters.

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  • Facts About Lt Col Purohit, Main Accused In 2008 Malegaon Blast Case
Facts About Lt Col Purohit, Main Accused In 2008 Malegaon Blast Case

While challenging the Bombay high court's order dismissing his bail plea, Purohit had moved the Supreme Court saying that though he had attended meetings of Abhinav Bharat - a right wing organisation whose members were accused of conspiring in the 2008 blast - he was only acting as an army mole and denied involvement in any terrorist activity...

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  • Aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in flood hit South Asia
Aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in flood hit South Asia

In Bihar, some 400 000 people were sheltered in relief camps, ten million people in total have been affected by the worst floods in the area since 2008. Some 14 districts out of 75, mostly located along the border with India, were badly affected, Acharya said. The latest floods and landslides in the subcontinent began in the second week of August...

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  • Barcelona Attack Van Driver Identified - Catalan Police
Barcelona Attack Van Driver Identified - Catalan Police

He is thought to be the only surviving member of the 12-strong terror cell behind the attacks in Barcelona and the seaside town of Cambrils, which left a total of 14 dead and around 130 people injured. Three images in El Pais newspaper allegedly show the man walking through La Boqueria market, wearing sunglasses, as he passes other people headi...

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  • GOP doubts on Trump in the open
GOP doubts on Trump in the open

Signer called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city's right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor. So you can say what you want, but that's the way it is. "Senator Flake is one of the finest human beings I've ever met", Corker said . Do they hav...

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  • Will not talk to President Donald Trump, says mother of Charlottesville victim
Will not talk to President Donald Trump, says mother of Charlottesville victim

Lee - Trump bemoaned the accelerated effort by many on the left to take down other symbols of the Confederacy. "Mr. President, like most I seek to move our nation, my state, and our party forward - toward the light - not back to the darkness", Graham tweeted .

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  • Ex-hurricane Gert and it's effect on our weekend weather
Ex-hurricane Gert and it's effect on our weekend weather

The weather is likely to be more settled by midweek, but it is unclear what to expect over the August bank holiday until the pressure clears. Heavy rain over the next 24 hours will be followed by the remnants of Hurricane Gert now crossing the Atlantic.

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  • Did Sasikala leave Bengaluru prison in civilian clothes? Roopa's video proves so
Did Sasikala leave Bengaluru prison in civilian clothes? Roopa's video proves so

The evidence created a doubt that whether the 2 convicts went out of the prison in conspiracy with the top prison officials. Alleging massive irregularities and rampant corruption in the central jail on the city's southern outskirts, Roopa had said drugs were being distributed to the inmates through various means and select prisoners were given s...

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  • Where to find solar eclipse glasses
Where to find solar eclipse glasses

The last time a total solar eclipse was seen in the USA from coast to coast was 99 years ago. This map shows the path of the moon's umbral shadow -in which the sun will be completely obscured by the moon - during the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017.

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  • Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises
Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises

The 11-day exercise will be the first major exercise since North Korea test-fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month that appeared to bring much of the United States within range. There will be no field training during the exercise, according to US Forces Korea. However, the US and South Korea maintain they are purely defensive.

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  • KP govt refuses medical help from Punjab
KP govt refuses medical help from Punjab

Criticising KP government for not cooperating with teams of doctors from Punjab, Muqam said that it meant that provincial government of the PTI did not want to control dengue, but was interested in politics over it. It should be noted that there was neither concerned minister nor any government officials of the KP to assist the teams from Punjab. S...

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  • US Chief of Staff Given Tour of Northeastern Chinese Military Base
US Chief of Staff Given Tour of Northeastern Chinese Military Base

But his chief strategist Steve Bannon said in an interview published Wednesday night that there are no military solutions to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula. The annual exercises have taken on greater significance this year due to the rise in tensions around North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of rea...

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  • Iran to protect N-deal from US: Rouhani
Iran to protect N-deal from US: Rouhani

The Tehran Times newspaper reported that the debates on the 17 candidates had been held over five days. Among the big names who managed to enter the Cabinet were Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif with 236 votes, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh with 230 votes, Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian with 240 votes and Industries Minister Mohamm...

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  • Mother of woman killed at Charlottesville will not accept Donald Trump call
Mother of woman killed at Charlottesville will not accept Donald Trump call

In his tweets on Thursday, he wrote that "you can't change history, but you can learn from it". "They didn't put themselves down as neo-Nazis", Trump said . Charlottesville's plans to remove the statue are in the midst of a legal challenge . "No moral president would ever question the values of Americans protesting in opposition of suc...

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  • Boston 'free speech rally' upstaged by massive counterprotest
Boston 'free speech rally' upstaged by massive counterprotest

Organizers of Saturday's midday " Free Speech Rally " have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis, white supremacists and others who fomented violence in Charlottesville on August 12. The massive and quickly-organized event in Boston brought out an estimated 20,000 counter-protesters, and there have been very few arrests, no major viole...

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  • US Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore
US Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore

The ship was on its way to a routine port visit in Singapore while the accident happened. The Navy said that search and rescue is underway, and was being assisted by tug boats, a Navy ship, helicopters and a local police coast guard ship from Singapore.

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  • Marco Silva Claims His Watford Side 'Deserved' 0-2 Victory Against Bournemouth
Marco Silva Claims His Watford Side 'Deserved' 0-2 Victory Against Bournemouth

Brazilian Richarlison and substitute Etienne Capoue scored in the final 17 minutes to seal the victory. The match marked Jermain Defoe 's first home game back at Bournemouth but, after coming on half an hour from time with the score level, he failed to inspire Eddie Howe 's men.

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  • More storm chances to close the weekend
More storm chances to close the weekend

Behind this system temperatures will cool off keeping West Michigan in the 70s with plenty of sunshine. Of course, we're carefully tracking what to expect during the solar eclipse Monday at 11:47 a.m. Several disturbances thereafter will keep rain chances in the forecast through the end of the week. Storms look more likely north of I-70. Highs ...

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  • Heyer's mother says will not talk to Trump
Heyer's mother says will not talk to Trump

Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor. "So foolish!" Trump tweeted . "Every day, the president gives us further evidence of why such a censure is necessary", Pelosi said in a written statement. He said he wanted to take on the challenges of health care program and tax reform, to shut off the Southern border f...

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  • Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula
Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

When I asked the governor if he thought the comment was flippant in the face of a possible nuclear war, he said: "I didn't take it as an insult". "Military action on the Korean peninsula can only be decided by the Republic of Korea", Moon remarked at a press conference in Seoul .

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  • Qatar blocks Saudi's planes from transporting pilgrims
Qatar blocks Saudi's planes from transporting pilgrims

Qatar denied the allegations and denounced what it called a "blockade" aimed at bringing the wealthy emirate to its knees. The airlines' general director, Eng. Wishing a smooth pilgrimage to those who intend to perform the rites, Al Thani said there are available opportunities for them to enter Saudi Arabia, either by air or land via Dammam and A...

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  • The Great American Eclipse Is Almost Here. This Is Your Complete Guide
The Great American Eclipse Is Almost Here. This Is Your Complete Guide

EDT. But for any one place on earth it only happens on average about once in each 300 years. See? Science can be fun, and for months the coming eclipse has piqued the interest of people throughout the Northwest and beyond. From what it'll do to your retinas to what it'll do to your relationship, everyone wants to know what's up with the solar ...

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  • President stress no war on Peninsula during press conference
President stress no war on Peninsula during press conference

South Korea has called for calm over North Korea as U.S. commanders confirmed military options are being prepared to deal with the dictatorship. The adviser's quip about Trump's confused North Korea policy comes as Moon has reasserted South Korea's leadership role by requesting more United States missile defenses and reaffirming his sovere...

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  • Trump Goes After Graham and Flake on Twitter
Trump Goes After Graham and Flake on Twitter

So Trump lashed out at him on Twitter , accusing him of a "disgusting lie" and insisting Graham "just can't forget his election trouncing". Trump , if nothing else, speaks his mind. It's unclear exactly what Cohen plans to charge Trump with. "The Confederate statues in the halls of Congress have always been reprehensible", Pelosi said.

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  • Hate speech rally: Boston Police arrest 27 people
Hate speech rally: Boston Police arrest 27 people

Rally attendees ultimately left or were escorted by police out of the Boston Common pavilion, effectively ending their event in under an hour without any of their planned speeches. Trump's comments on Tuesday sparked intense backlash among both Democrats and Republicans, who condemned hate groups and urged the president to more firmly denounce w...

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  • Stone pelting reduced in Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh
Stone pelting reduced in Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

He said that NIA as agency has earned a repute of being world-class investigation organization in only six years of its existence. He added that the investigative agency has solved several cases pertaining to terror activities. "Action against terror funding and circulation of fake currency will deal a blow to terrorism ", Singh said. Union Hom...

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  • Kiran Bedi plays cop again, polices streets
Kiran Bedi plays cop again, polices streets

Following the surprise night round, Bedi said, "Found Puducherry reasonably safe at night. Also urge people to connect with PCR, 100/ & inform their concerns", she said in a tweet. She also revealed a video on Twitter where the duo can be seen moving around the city streets for a reality check on the ground level. She was also one of the first ...

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  • Obama quotes Mandela, breaks twitter record
Obama quotes Mandela, breaks twitter record

The tweet is now sitting on more than 4 million likes, making it the most liked tweet in the history of the social media platform. Favstar, the Twitter-tracking website, said Obama's tweet also was the fifth most re-tweeted post, at 1.2 million.

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  • Amber Alert issued for 8-year-old Stokes County girl
Amber Alert issued for 8-year-old Stokes County girl

She was last seen wearing a long night gown with a watermelon design on it and was not wearing any shoes or socks. Trinity is a White female, approximately 4 feet 0 inches tall, weighing 53 pounds. He has a calf tattoo on his left calf and a clock tattoo on his right shoulder that also says Trinity. McGraw was last seen in a white t-shirt. The ...

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