Australia says Islamic State recruiter arrested in Turkey
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Australia says Islamic State recruiter arrested in Turkey

Australia’s most wanted terrorist, Neil Prakash, has been arrested in Turkey, according to senior officials from both countries. A man believed to be Neil Prakash, who was linked to several Australia-based attack plans, has been detained in Turkey and was being interrogated by Turkish authorities, a …

IRF banned to divert attention from demonetisation:Zakir Naik in an open letter
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IRF banned to divert attention from demonetisation:Zakir Naik in an open letter

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, whose NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) was banned by the Narendra Modi -government for five years, has alleged that the ban was timed to the demonetisation announcement to divert media attention.  In an open letter, Naik alleges that Modi-government had decided to …

Demonetisation: Unaccounted deposits in old notes to attract 50% tax, 4-year lock-in period
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Demonetisation: Unaccounted deposits in old notes to attract 50% tax, 4-year lock-in period

Unaccounted deposits made in old currencies up to December 30 will attract a 50 per cent tax and a lock-in about four years if it is declared to the Income Tax Department, sources in the government said on Friday, as the central government continues to plug holes 20 days after it announced that high-value currency …

Rooney leads Manchester United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal
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Rooney leads Manchester United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal

Wayne Rooney became Manchester United’s record European goalscorer in his side’s impressive 4-0 Europa League win over Feyenoord at Old Trafford. Rooney’s goal in the 4-0 Europa League win over Feyenoord on Thursday night was in the 39th in continental competitions for United, a tally that saw …

Death toll in China power plant accident rises to 74
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Death toll in China power plant accident rises to 74

Seventy-four people have been confirmed dead and another two injured as a platform of a power plant’s cooling tower under construction collapsed in east China’s Jiangxi Province, state-media reported on Friday. Till late last night 68 victims have been identified. Most of them were born after 1980, …

7.0-magnitude earthquake rattles Central America, no reports of damage
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7.0-magnitude earthquake rattles Central America, no reports of damage

An earthquake hit El Salvador and Nicaragua just an hour after hurricane Otto made landfall along Nicaragua’s eastern coast. According to AFP, the US Geological Survey said the epicenter of the earthquake, which measured 7.0 on the Richter Scale, was at a depth of 20 miles beneath the Pacific Ocean. There were no …

‘I need peace’: 7-year-old Syrian girl’s heartbreaking tweets from Aleppo
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‘I need peace’: 7-year-old Syrian girl’s heartbreaking tweets from Aleppo

A seven-year-old Syrian girl from Aleppo is posting to her Twitter account to show the world she and her mother are surviving amid airstrikes in the city.  “I am sad. It’s so bad,” she tells her audience in English in a clip posted on Twitter. She is later seen holding a banner reading: “Stand with Aleppo. Please …

Govt likely to levy 60% tax on unaccounted bank deposits
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Govt likely to levy 60% tax on unaccounted bank deposits

The Union Cabinet on Thursday is learnt to have cleared significant amendments in the Income-Tax Act fixing the quantum of levy of high penalty on “unaccounted” funds deposited in banks after implementation of demonetisation on November 8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting of the Cabinet on Thursday …

University of Delhi Faculty Recruitment 2016
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University of Delhi Faculty Recruitment 2016

University of Delhi has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates for admission to 123 Assistant Professor, Guest Faculty vacancies on adhoc basis. All the eligible candidates are requested to apply through prescribed format latest by November 30. Vacancy details: Total …