Nearly 80 detainees escape Haiti prison: police

Port Prince At least six people have died in nearly weeklong protests demanding that President Jovenel Moise resign in Haiti, which saw fresh tensions and a major prison break Tuesday. All 78 detainees at the prison in Aquin, a city of around 100,000 on the south coast of the country”s Tiburon Peninsula, escaped around midday,
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New Delhi Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Rs 5 lakh compensation to the next of kin of those killed in a massive fire that swept through a hotel in central Delhi”s Karol Bagh area in the early hours of Tuesday. At least 17 people, including a child, were killed in the fire that broke
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After visit to Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak temple to offer the first invitation card for their son Akash’s wedding with Shloka Mehta, Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita have officially begun inviting people for the event, expected next month. Mr Ambani and Nita flew to Chennai to invite DMK chief MK Stalin for the event. Mr Stalin shared
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Jaipur Robert Vadra, Congress president Rahul Gandhi”s brother-in-law, and his mother Maureen appeared before the Enforcement Directorate at its zonal office here in connection with a probe into an alleged land scam in the Rajasthan”s border town of Bikaner. AICC general secretary and his wife Priyanka Gandhi accompanied them to the office. This is Vadra”s
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New Delhi At least 17 people were killed as a massive fire swept through a hotel in central Delhi”s Karol Bagh area early Tuesday, police said. The fire broke out at Arpit Palace Hotel located on Gurudwara Road in Karol Bagh. A call about the fire was received at 4.35 am and 24 fire tenders
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Washington The number of young Americans using e-cigarettes grew by 1.5 million in 2018, undermining years of progress in reducing youth smoking, health authorities said Monday. Some 3.6 million middle and high school students were current users of vaping products, up from 2.1 million the year before, while the number of cigarette smokers and consumption
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Montreal PTI Feb 12 Forty-three Mexicans duped in immigration scams have been freed after being forced to work for almost nothing in Canadian hotels, police said Monday. The workers, mostly men, were lured to Canada by traffickers. Once the Mexicans paid a large sum of money, they were promised they could study in Canada, or
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Damascus Israeli army tank shelling hit Monday the southern Syrian province of Quneitra that borders the occupied Golan Heights, state media in the war-torn country said. “The Israeli aggressor has targeted a destroyed hospital in Quneitra and monitoring stations,” the official SANA news agency reported. A military source cited by the agency said the shellfire
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Srinagar An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Ratnipora area of Pulwama in south Kashmir during the night following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said. He said
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New Delhi A massive fire broke out at a hotel in central Delhi”s Karol Bagh area early Tuesday, leaving nine persons dead and two critically injured, Delhi Fire Service said. The fire broke out at Arpit Palace Hotel located on Gurudwara Road in Karol Bagh. A call about the fire was received at 4.35 am
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