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La Union now on election 'hotspot' list: PNP chief

Manila, Nov. 16 -- Due to three separate attacks on local officials, the Philippine National Police (PNP) placed the province of La Union on the election "hotspot list" for next year's mid-term polls.... Read More


Major currencies down

Mumbai, Nov. 16 -- Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 17.8038 20.8044 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 47.521 5... Read More


European Shares Likely To Open Mixed As Pound Plunges

India, Nov. 16 -- European stocks may open on a mixed note Friday after the pound suffered its biggest one-day loss against the euro since October 2016 amid a deepening crisis for U.K. Prime Minister ... Read More


Highlights of China's No. 1 High-Tech Fair CHTF 2018

China, Nov. 16 -- The 20th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2018) is being held from November 14-18 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center with the theme "New Development Concept for High Quality Gr... Read More


Samajwadi Party leader commits suicide

Bahraich/UP, Nov. 16 -- A Samajwadi Party leader allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself after an altercation with wife, police said Friday. Sanjay alias Sheebu (32), a district panchayat mem... Read More


NPC approves contracts for 21 projects worth 3.37 billion Afghanis

Afghanistan, Nov. 16 -- The National Procurement Commission (NPC) approved contracts for 21 projects during its latest meeting chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. The Office of the President,... Read More


Saudi passenger plane escapes accident after tire bursts during landing at Islamabad airport

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 16 -- A Saudi airline aircraft escaped an accident after one of its tires burst during landing at Islamabad Airport on Friday. The Saudi airline pilots demonstrated their professional... Read More


Militants kill civilian in Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov. 16 -- Militants abducted and later killed a civilian in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Friday. Nadeem Manzoor, a resident of Safanagri area Shopian district of sout... Read More


California:death toll rises to 63, over 630 people missing

Sacramento, Nov. 16 -- The US authorities have recovered the remains of seven more victims of the deadly wildfires in the western state of California, bringing the death toll from the blaze to 63, whi... Read More


Germany: 26 injured in bus collision

Berlin, Nov. 16 -- Two public transport buses collided head-on while travelling on a straight stretch of road near the southern German village of Ammerndorf, near Nuremberg, on Thursday. Police report... Read More