The US Midwest yesterday struggled with historic flooding that claimed at least two lives, displaced residents, and damaged hundreds of homes and businesses. Rising waters impacted much of Nebraska, as well as parts of Iowa and Wisconsin.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday changed his cabinet for the third time in three months in response to a crisis caused by the resignation of a minister who later alleged inappropriate conduct by officials.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans were thrown into further turmoil yesterday when the speaker of parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in fundamentally different form.
The last rites of Goa Chief Minister and former defence minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday after suffering from pancreatic cancer for over a year, were held with full military and state honours at the Miramar beach in Panaji yesterday evening.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra yesterday launched her three-day Prayagraj-Varanasi boat ride on the Ganges river as part of Lok Sabha election campaign, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being a friend of industrialists.
A nearly 20-strong team will trek through some of India’s remotest terrain to reach a single voter and collect her ballot in the country’s mammoth elections, an official said yesterday. The huge undertaking through jungles and over hills involving polling officials
Military roadblocks on Kashmir’s main highway are delaying ambulances carrying patients and leading to confrontations with motorists that occasionally turn physical, residents and medical staff say, as India’s crackdown on separatists in the state causes major disruption to daily life.
A group of seafarers lambasted the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) yesterday for failing to implement global maritime standards, saying the agency’s inability to comply with reporting requirements placed thousands of jobs at risk.