‘Honour-based’ offences soared by 81% in last five years


The number of “honour-based” abuse (HBA) offences recorded by English police forces has soared over the past five years, figures suggest. According to data from the 28 out of 39 constabularies that responded to freedom of information (FoI) requests, the number of HBA cases – including offences such as rape, death threats and assault – … Read more

Sharad Pawar had links with Dawood Ibrahim, says BJP leader Kirit Somaiya


BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has alleged that NCP chief Sharad Pawar had links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. “Nawab Malik has kept on repeating that Sameer Wankhede’s (NCB Zonal Director) father is not Dnyandev but Dawood.. Dawood is not his father. Ask Sharad Pawar who sat on a plane with Dawood in 1993-94? Has Pawar … Read more

One killed in Czech cable car accident

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The cable car to the 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) Jested mountain uses two cabins, each operated by a member of staff. “One cabin fell while on its way down. There was one person inside, who unfortunately succumbed to their injuries,” spokesman Michael Georgiev told Czech Television. “Fortunately, the other cabin stayed in its normal place, … Read more

American Airlines Cancels Hundreds of Flights This Weekend

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American Airlines canceled more than 1,200 flights this weekend, blaming bad weather and staffing shortages for the widespread disruption. The cancellations represented more than 12 percent of the airline’s scheduled flights for Saturday and Sunday, it said, and came just weeks after Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel nearly 2,000 flights. Severe wind late last … Read more

Italy’s father of tiramisù dies aged 93


An Italian restaurateur known as the “father of tiramisù” has died, aged 93. Ado Campeol died at his home in Treviso, in the Veneto region, on Saturday. Although its origins are often disputed and the recipe was never copyrighted by the family, Campeol and his wife, Alba, the owners of the restaurant Alle Beccherie, are … Read more

Indira Gandhi showed country comes before everything else: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra


Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on Sunday, saying her grandmother always said no one was above the country. The leader became emotional during her address at the Congress “Pratigya” Rally here, which was held on the day that was marked by the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai … Read more

Super-spreader, dad bod, amirite: Merriam-Webster dictionary adds 455 new words to its lexicon

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However, abbreviations and Gen-Z language are not the only additions to the lexicon. (Representational image: Getty via IE) Dictionary and new words: Language is an ever-evolving phenomenon, and with it, so do dictionaries. Now, the Merriam-Webster dictionary has decided to add a whopping 455 new words to its dictionary. But they’re not just words. No! … Read more