Over 2,300 die as quakes rock Turkey-Syria border; world pledges help (Roundup)

Over 2,300 die as quakes rock Turkey-Syria border; world pledges help (Roundup)

Istanbul/Damascus, Feb 6 (IANS) Over 2,300 people were killed - over 1,500 in Turkey and at least 810 in Syria, thousands more injured, and extensive damage caused in both countries, including fires in fuel pipelines and oil refineries, as a massive quake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck the two countries' border region early on Monday.



'If you ignore hate crime, it will come for you': SC on delay in FIR in 2021 Noida case

'If you ignore hate crime, it will come for you': SC on delay in FIR in 2021 Noida case

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday slammed the Uttar Pradesh Police over the delay in lodging FIR in a hate crime, saying in a secular country, there is no space for such offences on the basis of religion.

With Pak economy on the brink, Shehbaz Sharif spins Kashmir yarn

With Pak economy on the brink, Shehbaz Sharif spins Kashmir yarn

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A down-and-out Pakistan is spinning new conspiracy theories after Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif claimed that a plot had been conceived to freeze the Kashmir issue for 20 years.

326 killed in Syria after quake

326 killed in Syria after quake

Damascus, Feb 6 (IANS) At least 326 people were killed and 1,042 others injured following the devastating earthquake in northwestern Syria on Monday, local media reported.

'Find it difficult to write': Salman Rushdie speaks out after attack

'Find it difficult to write': Salman Rushdie speaks out after attack

London, Feb 6 (IANS) Months after a near-lethal attack that left him debilitated and without vision in one eye, Sir Salman Rushdie says that he is "lucky" and has been told that he is "doing very well". But he still finds it difficult to type or write.

Kerala woman threatens to bomb B'luru airport, arrested

Kerala woman threatens to bomb B'luru airport, arrested

Bengaluru, Feb 6 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested a woman from Kerala, who threatened to explode a bomb at the Bengaluru International Airport while arguing with the authorities regarding delay to board the flight, police said on Monday.

Two teams of NDRF ready to join rescue operations in Turkey, says MEA

Two teams of NDRF ready to join rescue operations in Turkey, says MEA

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India on Monday said it was ready to help Turkey in its hour of crisis after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck a wide area in the country, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday.

Court can't guide CBI in every step of teachers' scam probe: Calcutta HC

Court can't guide CBI in every step of teachers' scam probe: Calcutta HC

Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The court cannot guide the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in every step of investigation in the multi-crore teachers' recruitment scam in West Bengal, Justice Biswajit Basu of the Calcutta High Court observed on Monday.

India's 140 cr people with Turkey in its crisis: PM Modi (Ld)

India's 140 cr people with Turkey in its crisis: PM Modi (Ld)

Bengaluru, Feb 6 (IANS) Expressing concern and shock over the massive earthquake that hit Turkey on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that India's "140 crore people are with the victims of the earthquake in Turkey".

500 people dead in Turkey, Syria after massive quake

500 people dead in Turkey, Syria after massive quake

Ankara/Damascus, Feb 6 (IANS) Over 500 people were killed and nearly 3,000 others injured in Turkey and Syria after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck a wide area near the two countries' border, according to authorities.