22 seconds ago
UN warns Australia over detaining underage asylum seekers

United Nations, Nov 28 (IANS) Australia has been warned by the UN that it may be breaching international law by detaining children as part of its asylum seeker policy. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged Australia and other countries to end their detention of children, pleading with the community to provide housing options for underage asylum seekers, Xinhua...

4 seconds ago
Turkish side Trabzonspor advances in Europa League

Ankara, Nov 28 (IANS) Turkish club Trabzonspor defeated Ukraine's Metalist Kharkiv 3-1 to advance to the round of 32 of the UEFA Europa League. Algerian defender Essaid Belkalem's header from a corner kick gave Trabzonspor the lead in 36th minute with an assist from Turkish mid-fielder Mehmet Ekici Thursday, reports Xinhua. The visitors scored the equaliser when Volodymyr Homenyu...

56 seconds ago
Feyenoord beat defending champions Sevilla

Rotterdam, Nov 28 (IANS) Feyenoord defeated defending champions Sevilla 2-0 to advance to the round of 32 of the Europa League at the Stadion Feijenoord here. After a goalless first half, Jens Toornstra broke the deadlock for the home team in the 55th minute. He received the ball from Jean-Paul Boetius who had dribbled through the Spanish defense Thursday, reports Xinhua. Feyenoo...

9 seconds ago
English FA charges Wigan chairman for racist comments

London, Nov 28 (IANS) Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has been charged by the Football Association (FA) over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people in an interview. It is alleged that his original statements were abusive and/or insulting and/or constitute improper conduct and/or bring the game into disrepute, reports Xinhua. Whelan made the comments to the Guardian ...

7 seconds ago
India still searching for its missing people in Iraq

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government Friday said it has not given up hope on the Indians missing in Iraq, and added that the reports of them having been killed are not confirmed. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said one of the captives, Harjeet Bassi who managed to escape, had claimed that all others were taken to a forest and shot. There are contradictions in the stor...

37 seconds ago
Relief likely for Mumbai's 'discriminated' home-seekers

Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) After nearly two decades, a ray of hope has emerged for Mumbai's discriminated home-seekers, who are deprived of accommodation of their choice on the basis of religion, caste and eating habits. The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Thursday passed a resolution empowering it to revoke the occupation certificate of housing societies and buildings which prevent ...

10 seconds ago
US based EcoSikh backs water conservation efforts in India

Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) EcoSikh, a Washington based organization, has launched a water conservation programme in India's Punjab state amid reports of severe groundwater depletion there and other parts of Northern India EcoSikh's Punjab team is actively working to teach locals about how and why they should conserve water and live in harmony with the Earth, it said. The group has...

51 seconds ago
Over 900 new HIV cases in Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 994 new HIV/AIDS cases have been detected across Sindh province in Pakistan this year, according to a media report. These numbers could be alarming for everyone, but this reflects the efficiency of our monitoring and reporting system, Dawn online quoted Sindh AIDS Control Programme project director Sikander Ali Shah as saying. The report said tha...

26 seconds ago
Dynamo Kyiv enter Europa League knockout phase

Moscow, Nov 28 (IANS) Second-half goals from Jeremain Lens and Miguel Veloso helped FC Dynamo Kyiv qualify for the UEFA Europa League knockout phase with a 2-0 victory against Portuguese club Rio Ave FC. Lens broke the deadlock in the 53rd minute, curling the ball into the bottom corner with help of a slight deflection Thursday, reports Xinhu. Artem Kravets, Andriy Yarmolenko, Le...

58 seconds ago
Pakistan releases 36 Indian prisoners

Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistani authorities Friday released 36 Indian prisoners from the Karachi district prison Malir. Thirty-five fishermen and one civilian were released after they completed their sentences, Dawn online reported. The prisoners will be repatriated to India through the Wagah border check post near Lahore. The prisoners said they were very happy to be...

31 seconds ago
Badaun girls' family shocked over CBI report

Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) The family of the two girls, who were allegedly gang-raped and hung from a tree in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun, Friday expressed shock after the CBI concluded the cousins' death was a case of suicide and not rape and murder. The family said they did not agree with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)'s conclusion and wanted the truth to prevail and the guilty puni...

31 seconds ago
UN condemns attack on British embassy vehicle

United Nations, Nov 28 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. The members of the UNSC expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, and to the people and government of Afghanistan and the people and government of Britain, Xinhua cited from a press statement Thursday. One Br...

8 seconds ago
Rio judge ends Olympic golf course impasse

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) A Rio de Janeiro judge has rejected a request by public prosecutors to suspend an environmental permit for work on the 2016 Olympic golf course. Judge Eduardo Antonio Klausner said there were no new facts to justify the paralysis of work on the project, reports Xinhua. The course, which is already 60 percent complete, will cost an estimated $25 milli...

27 seconds ago
Not all mosquitoes can transmit malaria

New York, Nov 28 (IANS) A genetic study has revealed that certain species of mosquitoes have evolved to better transmit malaria than even some of their close cousins. The study may advance understanding about the biological differences between mosquitoes that transmit malaria, and ultimately, how species might be more precisely controlled to stop transmission. With the availabili...

44 seconds ago
Coach Prandelli quits Galatasaray

Ankara, Nov 28 (IANS) After elimination from Europe Wednesday, Galatasaray have confirmed coach Cesare Prandelli has left the club following four straight Champions League losses. Club vice president Abdurrahim Albayrak announced that the board has decided to dismiss the 57-year-old Italian coach Thursday evening, reports Xinhua. Prandelli replaced his compatriot Roberto Mancini ...

57 seconds ago
Stories of camels, cancer and others

Questions of self, courtroom battles, an enduring relationship with camels and story of twins: the IANS bookshelf this weekend is a tempting trolley. Take a look. 1. Book: A Fatal Margin; Author: Umanath Nayak; Publisher: Hachette; Pages: 248; Price: Rs.350 Set in a modern cancer hospital, the novel revolves around young cancer surgeon Veer Raghavan who lands in CBI cust...

50 seconds ago
Briton charged with 'encouraging' terrorism on Twitter

London, Nov 28 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman in south London has been charged with encouraging terrorism on Twitter. Alaa Abdullah Esayed was charged with two offences under the Terrorism Act - encouraging terrorism and the dissemination of terrorist publications, Telegraph reported. The woman was later released on bail. One of the charges is related to Esayed's posts on her...

16 seconds ago
High-flying turkey for ISS astronauts on Thanksgiving

Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) It was a high-flying, freeze-dried turkey time for six astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) as most Americans roasted turkeys and emptied cranberry sauce out of cans to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. The menu included traditional holiday fare with a space-food flair - irradiated smoked turkey, thermostabilized candied yams and freeze-dried green bean...

24 seconds ago
Ferguson plot included assassinations, blowing up arch

Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid an uneasy calm in Ferguson and subdued protests across the US during the Thanksgiving holiday, a plot to blow up St. Louis' Gateway Arch and assassinate the county prosecutor, came to light. The alleged plot by two men arrested last week on suspicion of acquiring guns and explosives to use at protests in the small St Louis, Missouri, suburb of 22,000, nearl...

58 seconds ago
Ligue 1 club Bastia appoint Printant for the season

Paris, Nov 28 (IANS) Bastia have appointed Ghislain Printant as the head coach until the end of the season, the Ligue 1 club has announced. The 53-year-old made the step up from reserve team boss to interim manager after Claude Makelele was sacked earlier this month, reports Xinhua. Ghislain Printant is named Sporting Bastia coach until the end of season, read a short statement o...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
News Delivered The Way It Should Be!
INSANELY FAST | RESPONSIVE INTERFACE | NO CLUTTER
Page generated in 0.0024 seconds.