Items filtered by date: Monday, 04 February 2019

Pope Francis landed in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday for the first ever visit by a pontiff to the Arabian Peninsula -- the birthplace of Islam. The pope touched down in Abu Dhabi for the 48-hour trip during which he will meet leading Muslim clerics and hold an open-air mass for some 135,000 Catholics.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that for his mother, the bigger milestone was not when he became the Prime Minister but when he became the chief minister of Gujarat. PM Modi recalled the day he met his mother before he took oath as the chief minister of the state.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, who was on the stage with Mamata Banerjee during the Opposition's rally for unity, extended strong support for his West Bengal counterpart today.

Taking a dig at the Opposition, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that when the Central Bureau of Investigation does its job, the opposition parties call it a political vendetta and when it doesn't, they call it a caged parrot.

The Nagpada police on Sunday carried out a sting operation in a bar in Nagpada and conducted a raid after thereby arresting 24 persons, including bar staff, patrons, and students were arrested.

New CBI director Rishi Kumar Shukla is likely to take charge Monday. Shukla, a 1983-batch IPS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre, was appointed Saturday, twenty-one days after Alok Verma was ousted as the chief of the investigation agency.

Authorities say a small plane has crashed in a suburban Southern California neighbourhood and has ignited a fire that burned two houses.

The Pentagon is sending 3,750 additional United States forces to the southwest border with Mexico for three months to support border agents, the Department of Defense said on Sunday.

Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a weak note, with the Nifty opening 16 points lower and the Sensex declining 13 points from the previous close.

Amid reports regarding the upcoming meet between the United States and North Korea, South Korean officials have initiated the process to fix a fourth summit between North and South Korea over denuclearisation of the entire Korean peninsula.

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