Paul Gascoigne in new health scare: Report
Paul Gascoigne in new health scare: Report

Paul Gascoigne has been placed on an emergency three-day detox programme after a drinking binge which led to the troubled former England star being rushed to hospital, reports said Saturday.

Emergency declared in two California counties hit by wildfires

A state of emergency has been declared by the Governor of California in El Dorado and Siskiyou counties where wildfires have burned tens of thousands of acres, as per reports in foreign dailies.

Liberian president declares emergency over Ebola outbreak

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declared a state of emergency in the West African country Wednesday over an outbreak of Ebola.

Somali capital one step short of famine: UN

War-torn Somalia is sliding back into an acute hunger crisis with parts of the capital facing emergency levels just short of famine, the United Nations warned Monday.

Narendra Modi govt undermining parliamentary, democratic practices: Yechury

CPI(M) on Thursday drew a parallel between the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi and the "authoritarian tendencies" of the Narendra Modi government which, it said, was "undermining" parliamentary and democratic practices.

Emergency is still nightmare for me: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of the state, Sushil Kumar Modi said on Thursday that Emergency was still a nightmare for him.

Arun Jaitley to felicitate activists jailed during Emergency

Union Minister Arun Jaitley will felicitate activists who were jailed during the Emergency era at a function here on June 28.

Emergency taught me some compromises are not possible: Jaitley

Terming the Emergency as the worst post-independence chapter of Indian democracy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it gave him the best political education of his life as it taught him that some compromises are "just not possible".

Cruise ship carrying nearly 200 people evacuated in Netherlands

A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said.

Media freedom curtailed during UPA regime: Javadekar

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said "emergency mindset" continued during the UPA regime which curtailed media freedom in the country.

Ukraine declares emergency in energy sector

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk Monday declared a state of emergency in the energy sector after Russia suspended its natural gas supplies to the country.

Militants overrun parts of key Iraqi city of Mosul

Islamic militants overran parts of Iraq`s second-largest city of Mosul today, driving security forces from their posts and seizing the provincial government headquarters, security bases and other key buildings.

Iraq`s Prime Minister calls for state of emergency

Iraq`s Prime Minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency over a militant attack in Mosul.

Exclusive: Corrupt System and Media

Since Independence, perception about media has undergone a transformation. Despite being a business, media still plays a vital role as fourth pillar of democracy. When Essel group Chairman Subhash Chandra took up cudgels against corruption in the country, he came under attack.

China confirms `emergency` near Tiananmen Square: State media

Chinese police dealt with an "emergency" near Beijing`s Tiananmen Square during a top government meeting last week, state media reported Monday, after onlookers said they saw smoke in the area.

Tunisia lifts emergency rule in force since 2011 uprisin

Tunisia`s president has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, his office said Thursday, despite a string of recent jihadist attacks.

South Africa hit by power cuts as emergency declared

South Africa imposed rolling power cuts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday as it struggled to cope with coal shortages and technical problems caused by recent heavy rains.

Raj govt increases pension to Rs 12,000 for MISA prisoners

Rajasthan government has increased monthly pension to Rs 12,000 to those who were sent to jail under MISA during the days of Emergency.

Thai court warns against using emergency powers to disperse protests

A Thai court endorsed on Wednesday Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra`s declaration of a state of emergency, a day after five people were killed in gunbattles.

Barack Obama signs emergency declaration for state

Forecasters said a potentially "catastrophic" winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the normally temperate Southeast, causing widespread power outages.