Priest Franco Mulakkal, who has been grilled by the Kerala Police over allegations of rape and unnatural sex levelled by a nun, reached the Crime Branch office in Thrippunithura for questioning for the third day.
Terrorists killed three policemen after abducting them from Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir early, officials said.
Dollar struggled near 2-1/2 month lows, while the yen also sagged on reduced safe haven demand amid a switch in investors’ view that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict would not lead to an immediate global shock.
Private sector lender Yes Bank Ltd’s shares tumbled nearly a third, wiping as much as $3.1 billion off its market value, after the central bank reduced charismatic CEO Rana Kapoor’s term, creating uncertainty about its outlook.
Oil prices dipped after falling in the previous session as U.S. President Donald Trump urged OPEC to lower crude prices ahead of its meeting in Algeria this weekend.
Continuing its uptrend, the rupee firmed by another 53 paise to trade at over a two-week high of 71.84 against the US dollar in early trade Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks.
Leading with a plea for implementation of the recent bilateral breakthrough to spare Idlib in Syria, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said his "overriding concern" is for international, multilateral diplomacy.
At least 44 people have been killed after a passenger ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian government official said.
US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order to further implement a US sanction act against Russia.