New Delhi:  Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has been roped in by the Congress for the Uttarakhand Assembly election, the third poll-bound state where he will work for the party after Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.Congress ...

  One thing more reliable than Harry Potter's Expelliarmus spell is that a new book by J.K. Rowling featuring the boy wizard will top the bestseller lists in Australia. JK Rowling was the top-selling author in ...

Victim, her parents missing from their residence;six HR organisations file petition against minor’s maltreatment ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) will take up today (Friday) suo moto case regarding torture on minor ...

NUEVO LAREDO , Mexico, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A top Mexican prosecutor and two state officials were assassinated Wednesday night, and another government official was wounded by gunfire, during what officials say was an ambush ...

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS: Police questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday for a second time as part of a probe into whether he illegally accepted gifts from wealthy supporters, media reports said. Police ...

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn took the stage here at CES 2017 to discuss Nissan and the general automotive landscape. During this keynote, he announced several steps his company will take in the future to advance its idea of ...

Black Democrats on Capitol Hill hammered President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general on Thursday, charging that Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) holds discriminatory views against African Americans and other ...

The elephants in the room have mechanical problems, decision-making issues and may or may not be able to throw a football into the ocean. For all the good things that general manager Mike Maccagnan has done in his ...

LONDON: Major shareholder Farhad Moshiri will not allow Everton “to become a museum” as he laid out ambitious plans for the club to re-establish themselves among English football’s elite. The Iranian businessman, ...

The IRS made the 2015 tax season more painful for taxpayers than it should have been, the agency’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that accused the agency of cutting money for customer service and ...

PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information and Higher Education Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani on Thursday visited the office of Ehtesab Commission in Hayatabad, Peshawar, and received a briefing on the ...

Mexico: The invisible man Many political scientists argue that politicians are chameleons that adapt to their environment. It makes sense, given that they are representatives of the electorate. In other words, they are ...

Warning: "Rogue One," "Star Wars: Episode VIII," and "Episode IX" spoilers ahead. As "Star Wars" executives and producers mourn Carrie Fisher's unexpected passing, "Episode IX" director Colin Trevorrow and Kathleen ...

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has sent a letter to the new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres felicitating him on assumption of office of the Secretary General of the United ...

Victorian lifesavers are bracing for a record shark season, with more sharks already spotted off beaches than in the last three or four seasons combined. An "uncanny" perfect storm of water and weather conditions ...

It's been well over 30 years that Missionaries of the Poor has been going to the prisons. Our Brothers look forward to it; it is mandated by the life of Christ and his commands. "I have come to preach good news to the ...

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You debuts on the Rialto Channel in January. When he was growing up, Ben Lear had a general sense that his dad was a big deal. He just wasn't entirely clear on why. The trailblazing ...

LAS VEGAS: Chinese electronics company TCL Corporation was at CES on Wednesday with a plan to revive BlackBerry handsets knocked from the mobile phone throne by Apple and Google. TCL is putting its market clout behind ...

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The man who served for more than six years as the top law enforcement official in the United States will now look after the interests of California's government, as outside legal counsel. ...

SHANGHAI: China´s primary money rates fell on Wednesday as seasonal factors faded after the holiday, but offshore borrowing cost largely rose amid a shrinking yuan pool in Hong Kong and a reduction in capital outflows ...