Death toll from Iraq ferry sinking rises to100

Mosul Mar 22 Almost 100 people, mostly women and children, died as a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in a swollen river in the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul, in Iraq”s worst accident in years. There was an outpouring of grief among residents who only this year resumed the annual festivities
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Beijing Mar 22 A man rammed his car into a crowd in China”s central Hubei province, killing six persons and injuring seven others before being shot dead by the police on Friday. The incident took place at around 6 AM (local time) in Zaoyang city, state-run CGTN reported. The driver has been shot dead by
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Srinagar Mar 22 An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir Friday, officials said here. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Imamsahib area of Shopian in south Kashmir following information about presence of militants there, a police official said. More details are
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Mexico City Mar 22 Mexico has moved closer to a total, nationwide ban on underage marriage with no exceptions after the Senate approved the prohibition. The changes to the national legal codes still have to approved by the lower house. The law approved Thursday would require people to be at least 18 to get married.
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Jakarta Mar 22 Indonesia”s transportation safety board denied on Thursday that it leaked details from its probe into the crash of a Lion Air flight in October. The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Committee, Soerjanto Tjahjono, disputed reports describing conversations as the pilots panicked just before their Boeing 737 Max 8 plunged into the
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Chennai, Mar 21: Repco Bank, a Government of India Enterprise under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs has crossed a landmark business of Rs.15000 crore in its Golden Jubilee year with a total deposit of Rs.8669 crore and Advances of Rs.6337 crore. Repco Bank is a continuous profit making institution with a Profit
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Chennai March 20 : Want to find some chill during a hot long day? What better way to ‘Put the chill’ in life than having refreshing 7UP. 7UP refreshing cool drink with natural lemon flavour, their mascot Fido Dido, along with ‘Indhu namma aalu’ actress Adah Sharma gave chennaites #Chillcation goals with a never seen
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New Delhi , Mar 21: Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday said the IT sector has created 8.73 lakh new jobs in the past five years, as he accused the Congress of spreading blatant “falsehood” on the employment data. “Congress is indulging in falsehoods…They have nothing to offer from their own side…I speak based
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South Korea seems to have its own kind of Holi! For 2 weeks in July thousands flock from around the Korean peninsula to Boryeong, a small, sleepy town. Mud pits, mud fountains, mud pools, mud massage zones and even a mud prison, all of which are guaranteed to have you looking like a mud monster
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Chennai, Mar 21: The Chennai District Election Office has finalised rates of more than 600 items for calculating expenses incurred on campaigning by candidates. For example, the price of a packet of vegetarian biryani distributed in the city to a participant in an election campaign has been fixed at ₹110. A packet of non-vegetarian biryani
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