The opposition Congress yesterday expressed its willingness to ally “with all like-minded parties” with a “pragmatic approach” to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with party chief Rahul Gandhi stating the country was feeling tired and wanted a change.
Engineers and state and university officials met hours before a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing six people, but concluded that a crack in the bridge was not a safety concern, Florida International University said yesterday.
Donald Trump has hailed the firing of a senior FBI agent as a “great day for democracy,” a move his attorney said he hoped would bring an end to a probe into alleged collusion between the president’s campaign and Russia.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)’s cyber-crime wing arrested two men in Rawalpindi in October last year, who were suspected of posting on social media material and content deemed to be contemptuous of major state organs.
Pummelled by weeks of hurricane-force blizzards and sub-zero temperatures – not to mention high-altitude disputes – the elite climbers known as Poland’s Ice Warriors gave in: K2 remains unclimbed in winter, one of mountaineering’s final frontiers.