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7.2-magnitude quake jolts Mexico, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale struck southeastern Mexico, with the epicentre recorded in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Emergency authorities in the Oaxaca reported “only material damage and no loss of human life” during the earthquake on Friday night, as per  reports. …

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Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist-called protest

Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent a separatist-called protest, police said. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has called for the protest against shifting of local …

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Minimum temperatures improve in J&K

Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) The minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir showed improvement on Saturday due to cloud cover, according to the weather office. There would be further improvement in the weather during the next 24 hours, the office added. In Srinagar, the minimum temperature was 4.5 degrees Celsius while …

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Trump visits shooting survivors in Florida hospital

Miami, Feb 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Florida where the survivors of this week’s school massacre were being treated, media reports said. News channels broadcast images of the President and his wife walking down a corridor at Broward Health North …

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Giant signs in Miami ask senator to enact gun control

Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Three trucks with giant signs addressed to US Republican Senator Marco Rubio drove through the streets of Miami on Friday, demanding enact gun control to avoid more massacres like the one that occurred this week at a school in Florida. “Slaughtered in school…And still no gun …

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