Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

India denies fresh anti-dumping duties on Chinese products

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 25 India today termed as "factually incorrect" a Chinese official media report claiming that it was planning to impose fresh anti-dumping duties this year on 93 products...

Aug 25, 2017 1:20 PM | Newsscroll

Two Brazil boat wrecks in two days leave 43 dead

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 24 The death toll from two separate ferry wrecks in Brazil in as many days surged today, with 43 people killed overall, according to authorities and media reports."We deeply...

Aug 24, 2017 11:34 PM | Newsscroll

41 dead in two Brazil boat wrecks: officials

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 24 The death toll from two separate ferry wrecks in Brazil surged today, with 41 people killed overall, according to authorities.The public safety department in north-central...

Aug 24, 2017 9:39 PM | Newsscroll

McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply

New York, Aug 24 McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of...

Aug 24, 2017 5:18 PM | Newsscroll

10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 24 A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil leaving at least 10 dead and dozens missing, authorities said.The public security office of the state of...

Aug 24, 2017 3:06 AM | Newsscroll

Seven dead, several missing after boat sinks in Brazil

Vitoria do Xingu (Para) [Brazil], Aug 24 : The Brazilian authorities have confirmed that at least seven persons were killed and several others were missing in a boat accident that happened...

Aug 23, 2017 2:58 AM | Newsscroll

Dozens missing as boat carrying 70 people sinks in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 23 Authorities in northern Brazil say a boat carrying 70 has sunk on a major river, with at least seven dead and dozens missing.The public security office of the state of Para...

Aug 23, 2017 9:52 PM | Newsscroll

MP wants Indian-style women-only carriages on UK trains

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Aug 23 The concept of Indian-style women- only carriages on UK trains should be adopted to combat sexual offences against women which have nearly doubled recently, a British...

Aug 23, 2017 9:08 PM | Newsscroll

Betting on India, Mexico and Brazil as key mkts: Uber

New Delhi, Aug 23 US-based cab aggregator Uber today said it is betting on India, Brazil and Mexico to drive growth for the company.The firm, which competes with SoftBank-backed Ola in India, said...

Aug 23, 2017 6:27 PM | Newsscroll