The Tunisian suspect of the Christmas market attack in Berlin has reportedly been shot dead in Milan. Italy's Interior Minister Marco Minniti confirmed that the person shot dead was Anis Amri, the suspect behind Sunday night’s terror attack in Berlin that claimed 12 lives, reports the Guardian. The minister told a press conference in Rome that Anis Amri had been fatally shot after firing at two police officers who had stopped his car for a routine identity check around 3 am (2 am GMT). Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Lok Sabha The deadlock over the nature of debate on demonetisation persisted for the third week in the Lok Sabha on Monday with the Opposition accusing the government of running away from discussion under a rule that entails voting despite the decision causing havoc for the common man. “Why is the 56-inch afraid? Why is government running away from debate... Don’t be afraid of voting. We want voting,” chanted opposition members despite Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Lightning and heavy rain caused Monday’s one-day international between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka be abandoned after 13 overs. Zimbabwe, who won the toss, were 55 for two when the players went off because of the danger of lightning. A rainstorm followed and efforts to dry the outfield after it had abated continued for several hours before the umpires called off play. The game was the fourth in the triangular series which also features the West Indies. Sri Lanka meet the Windies in the next ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A suicide bomber has killed at least 28 people at a Shia Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, police say. At least 35 more people were wounded in the blast at the Baqir ul Olum mosque in the west of the city. IMAGE: An injured boy is transported to a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters The attack came as worshippers gathered for a religious ceremony. It is not yet clear who was behind the blast but Afghanistan’s Shia have faced a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Monday’s supermoon was forecast to be a breathtaking, worldwide display that won’t come around again until 2034. Trouble is, not everyone was able to get a glimpse of it ― as numerous photos from disappointed social media users show.Huffington Post, 2 months ago
Terms reveal that such premature redemption is allowable on dividend reset dates in case there is no agreement on the dividend rate Two trusts controlled by Ratan Tata withdrew significant investments in Tata Sons prematurely in May, suggesting differences may have begun months before Monday’s move to replace Cyrus Mistry as chairman. The Jamsetji Tata Trust and Navajbhai Ratan Tata Trust redeemed their entire holding of preference shares, worth Rs 3,951 crore, about 10 years before ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Tata Steel and Tata Chemicals under investor watch Tata group stocks such as Tata Motors, TCS, Tata Steel, Tata Communications, Tata Metaliks, Titan Company and Tata Chemicals reacted sharply in early deals and lost between one per cent and five per cent at closing on Tuesday. A day after Cyrus Mistry was removed as the chairman of the Tata group, the S&P BSE Sensex and the Nifty 50 fell 0.2-0.3 per cent. Just as the investors were digesting the news of sudden change of guard at Bombay ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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