Short News

Amazon eliminates hundreds of jobs in Seattle

Amazon eliminates hundreds of jobs in Seattle

In a rare move, world's largest online retailer Amazon has laid off hundreds of workers at its headquarters in Seattle. The job eliminations are mostly concentrated in Amazon's consumer retail business. In a statement, Amazon said that the move is a part of its annual planning process.
Ambareesh not campaigning in Mandya

Ambareesh not campaigning in Mandya

Mandya MLA Ambareesh broke his silence over his decision not to contest from Mandya after the KPCC gave the B-form to Ganiga Ravikumar on Tuesday. Ambareesh told media that he had decided not to contest the elections 6 months back, however, yet to formally respond to the Congress which has given him a ticket from Mandya.

Anushka Sharma extends support to the POCSO Act amendment

Anushka Sharma extends support to the POCSO Act amendment

Actress Anushka Sharma has extended support to the ordinance to amend the POCSO Act, which introduced death sentences for convicts in child rape cases. "The most severe punishment has to be vetted out to the people involved. So, I am in absolute support of it, 1000 percent. Child rape is the worst thing a human being can do," said Sharma while speaking at an event.
Watch video: Jawans dance celebrating successful operations against Naxals

Watch video: Jawans dance celebrating successful operations against Naxals

After gunning down 33 Naxal terrorists in the Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra, Jawans of the Maharashtra Police and CRPF were in celebratory mood. After eliminating 16 Naxals on Sunday, more terrorists were killed in a fresh encounter following combing operations. The ops led to the death of at least 3 top Naxal commanders. Swipe up to watch the Jawans celebrating.