Floor collapses inside Indonesia stock exchange tower, more than 80 injured

Floor collapses inside Indonesia stock exchange tower, more than 80 injured

More than 80 people were injured after a floor at Indonesia’s stock exchange collapsed into the building’s lobby on Monday, police said. “We are still investigating the cause, but for now our priorities are the casualties,” Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono told Metro TV. The police spokesman did not say how many were injured but […]

British PM wishes ‘Happy Pongal’ to Tamils

British PM wishes ‘Happy Pongal’ to Tamils

Theresa May wishes everyone a happy Thai Pongal and an auspicious year ahead. Here Theresa May’s message: As Thai Pongal begins, Tamil families here in the UK and around the world are coming together to celebrate. It’s a time to cast out the old and embrace opportunities to come. A time to give thanks not […]

Teenage girl dies after catching flu virus in UK

Teenage girl dies after catching flu virus in UK

An 18-year-old woman has died in hospital after catching the flu virus. Bethany Walker, from Applecross in Wester Ross, had been suffering from the virus at home before it developed into pneumonia. She was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness where she died last Friday. Details of the teenager’s death emerged as official figures confirmed […]

Huge fire breaks out in Mumbai

Huge fire breaks out in Mumbai

A massive fire broke out at Cinevista studio in in Mumbai’s Kanjurmarg area at around 8 pm on Saturday. The fire was confined to the ground floor and all those present, including actors and crew members shooting for two television serials at the studio, were immediately evacuated. No injuries or casualties have been reported. The […]

Liverpool sell Coutinho to Barcelona for €160 million

Liverpool sell Coutinho to Barcelona for €160 million

Liverpool have agreed a €160 million deal to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in the biggest-ever transfer involving a British club. An announcement is expected to be made within hours. Coutinho is due to fly out to Barcelona later on Saturday evening to finalise terms, with the move including a significant immediate down-payment following by […]

Rajinikanth is entering politics

Rajinikanth is entering politics

Indian film superstar Rajinikanth, who has a huge following in the country and is one of Asia’s highest paid actors, has announced he is entering politics. The 67-year-old, who works mostly in Tamil cinema, said that he will “form my own political party” ahead of the next Indian state assembly election. Rajinikanth said it was […]

Six dead as aircraft crashes in river

Six dead as aircraft crashes in river

Six people have died after a seaplane crashed into a river in Australia some 30 miles (50km) north of Sydney. The crash happened on the Hawkesbury River near the suburb of Cowan. Police divers have recovered six bodies from the wreckage, which is lying in 13m (43ft) of water. Unconfirmed reports say the casualties included […]

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