MP govt doctor shifted after alleged kiss in operation room clip goes viral

Ujjain district hospital civil surgeon is landed in soup after a video purportedly showing him getting intimate with a woman, believed to be a nurse, in an operation theatre has gone viral on social media. The 49-year-old civil surgeon has been removed from his post for the “behaviour unbecoming of an officer”, district collector Shashank Mishra told PTI Sunday. The undated clip purportedly shows the civil surgeon (CS) kissing a woman in an operation theatre. “I have removed him from the post of civil surgeon of the district hospital,” Ujjain…

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AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal to not contest Lok Sabha elections, wants to focus on Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party Sunday said its convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will not be contesting from Varanasi in the coming Lok Sabha elections, but the party will field astrong candidate for the seat. “Kejriwal will not contest the Lok Sabha polls, as he wants to give special focus to his state.The AAP will contest on all the Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, Punjab, Haryanaand Goa. The party will contest on some seats in UP, and final modalities will be worked out by February. Apartfrom Varanasi, the party…

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Syria says not intimidated by new Israeli airstrike

Syria has complained to the UN about Israel’s new air raids, stressing that the “cowardly” attacks will fail to hamper its resolve to defend the country and confront its enemies. In separate letters to the UN chief and the Security Council chairman, the Syrian Foreign Ministry denounced missiles fired by Israeli warplanes on a number of sites near Damascus on Friday. The ministry said the fresh attack was in flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolution 350, which enshrines a ceasefire between Tel Aviv and Damascus, first put in place in 1974. A Syrian military…

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Snowstorm targets Washington, at least five dead in US Midwest

A winter storm that dumped heavy snow on the US Midwest, causing at least five roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and canceling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. According to Press TV, the weather system, which started as rain from Mexico but has since turned into snow, is forecast to affect an 1,800-mile (2,900 km) swath of the United States from Colorado to the Mid-Atlantic. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts…

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Coalition backing outgoing president gains control of DR Congo parliament

A coalition supporting President Joseph Kabila has won a parliamentary majority in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, giving the outgoing president influence to restrain his successor from the opposition party. The Pro-Kabila Common Front for Congo (FCC) coalition won the majority of the 500-seat national assembly, according to the results published on Saturday by the Independent National Election Commission (CENI). The results will undercut President-elect Felix Tshisekedi’s ability to deliver on campaign promises to make a break with the Kabila era. They have also fueled suspicions that his victory…

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