After coming under the scanner of the Delhi Police for his alleged role in the arson in North-East Delhi which has claimed 38 lives so far besides injuring 200 others, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain yesterday claimed he was the “target”, and “not the attacker”.
Reported cases rise to over 200, excluding 705 on cruise liner; Total deaths up to 8, including 4 from ship; Schools to be asked to close throughout most of March
Russian President Vladimir Putin has acknowledged that he was offered the chance to use a body double to make appearances in public for security reasons, but said he declined the offer and never used one.
Air France is to cut 1,500 jobs, mostly ground staff, by late 2022, union sources told AFP Thursday, though the company declined to confirm the figures pending talks with labour representatives.
Governments battling coronavirus epidemics from Iran to Australia shut schools, cancelled big events and stocked up on medical supplies on Thursday in a race to contain the outbreak's rapid global spread.
At least 32 people have been killed in the deadliest violence to engulf India's capital New Delhi for decades as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm on Thursday, a police official said.