World

PNB fraud: Can't depose, says Nirav Modi; ED seizes assets

PNB fraud: Can't depose, says Nirav Modi; ED seizes assets

Vipul Ambani, the nephew of Dhirubhai Ambani, was arrested on Tuesday and was questioned by the central investigating agency . "The news is totally incorrect". Separately, on Thursday, responding to clarifications sought by the stock exchange, PNB in a regulatory filing said it had followed all "lawful avenues available" to recover its dues.


German court defers decision on diesel ban

German court defers decision on diesel ban

Germans are divided on the issue of urban driving bans on diesel vehicles, as the Federal Administrative Court is poised to assess the issue on Thursday, a survey has found. The Leipzig court's ruling will determine whether local councils are effectively allowed to make those decisions. The government has been against city centre bans on diesels, fearing a backlash from drivers and a strain on public transport networks.


Arrest made in Kuwait over murder of Filipina maid

Arrest made in Kuwait over murder of Filipina maid

Assaf and his Syrian wife, Mona, were identified as the principal suspects in the torture and murder of the 29-year-old domestic helper. Nader Essam Assaf was arrested in Lebanon on suspicion of murder, the Philippines department of foreign affairs said on Friday.


Shooting at Southeastern Louisiana University stemmed from fight involving students

Shooting at Southeastern Louisiana University stemmed from fight involving students

The suspects were taken into custody by the University Police Department and will be booked with attempted murder. The two victims were Southeastern student-athletes. No classes are held on Fridays on Southeastern's Hammond campus, according to school officials, but students do live on the campus in residence halls.



Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits

This complaint was not made exclusively to address the incident against me - it is about speaking up against inappropriate behaviour by people in powerful positions. "He has some personal issues to address, as he said, and he feels he can not do that from the dispatch box", Mr Turnbull added. 'The issues that have been the subject of discussion over the past two weeks have not been issues between Nationals and Liberals, we have a 95-year-old political alliance, the longest in Australian ...


Sen. Rubio Says He Would Support Raising Age To Buy Rifles

Sen. Rubio Says He Would Support Raising Age To Buy Rifles

The teenage survivors of the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , are not quietly grieving. Little room for discussing whether a ban on "bump stock" devices - which allow semiautomatic guns to fire faster - could have prevented a 19-year-old from entering the school last week and killing 17 people and wounding dozens more with an AR-15 rifle.