Day: August 18, 2018

Haryana woman gives triple talaq to husband, moves with lover

Amid the controversy over triple talaq, a woman here turned the tables on her husband, using the contentious practice to “divorce” him. Shazia, a mother of three, “divorced” her husband, Abbas, by writing “talaq talaq talaq” on a piece of paper, police said on Saturday. The woman, a resident of Unhedi village, then eloped with […]

Kerala floods; Thrissur woman refuses rescue without her 25 dogs

A Kerala woman refused to leave her flooded house without her 25 dogs, a rescuer said Saturday, as the death toll continued to rise. The dogs were found cowering on beds in the flooded house with water rising when an animal welfare group arrived for a last-gasp rescue, said Sally Varma of Humane Society International. […]

PM Surveys Kerala Floods, Grants Rs. 500-Crore Immediate Relief

  Thiruvananthapuram:  324 people have died and several hundred others injured, as Kerala is battered by the worst floods in a century. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an aerial survey in Kerala’s Kochi this morning, after a short delay due to unfavourable weather conditions. Hundreds of thousands have been shifted to relief camps as nearly […]