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Silicon Valley Giants Sold on PM Modi's Digital India Plan Silicon Valley Giants Sold on PM Modi's Digital India Plan

San Jose:  Visiting Silicon Valley, the highlight of his second US visit in office, Prime Minister…


Rouhani pushes for probe into hajj stampede Rouhani pushes for probe into hajj stampede

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday pressed calls for an investigation of the Saudi hajj stampede,…


India fastest growing start-up in the world, says Google's Sundar Pichai India fastest growing start-up in the world, says Google's Sundar Pichai

San Jose:  Google will provide free WiFi at 500 Indian railway stations, Prime Minister Narendra…


Malaysia air pollution spikes due to Indonesian smoke Malaysia air pollution spikes due to Indonesian smoke

Kuala Lumpur:  Air quality in Malaysia's capital reached "very unhealthy" levels…


Foul play in Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death, release related files: Son Foul play in Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death, release related files: Son

NEW DELHI: Claiming that former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, who died in Tashkent after signing…


UN adopts new Global Goals UN adopts new Global Goals

NEW YORK: The 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday formally adopted the 2030…


Russia and Estonia 'exchange spies' after Kohver row Russia and Estonia 'exchange spies' after Kohver row

MOSCOW: Russia and Estonia have exchanged two convicted spies over a bridge separating the countries.…


One fingered Japanese mountaineer nears Everest summit One fingered Japanese mountaineer nears Everest summit

KATHMANDU: A Japanese mountaineer who has previously lost nine fingers to frostbite is nearing the final…


70 firefighters tackle London mosque fire 70 firefighters tackle London mosque fire

LONDON: A fire has broken out at a mosque in south London.   The Baitul Futuh Mosque in London…


US, China agree not to conduct, support cyber theft US, China agree not to conduct, support cyber theft

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed that neither…


IS gaining ground in Afghanistan: UN IS gaining ground in Afghanistan: UN

The self-styled Islamic State (IS) group is making inroads in Afghanistan, winning over a growing number…


Hajj stampede beyond human control: Saudi cleric Hajj stampede beyond human control: Saudi cleric

Saudi Arabia's top religious leader says a stampede which killed 717 pilgrims was beyond human control,…


Whale vomit makes man richer by $16,700 Whale vomit makes man richer by $16,700

London:  Beachcombers dream of finding treasures as they stroll along sandy beaches, but one dog…


18 Indians among those killed in Hajj tragedy 18 Indians among those killed in Hajj tragedy

Mina, Saudi Arabia:  Eighteen Indians have died in the stampede outside the holy city of Mecca…


15 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack in SE Niger: TV 15 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack in SE Niger: TV

NIAMEY, Sept 26, 2015: Fifteen civilians were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants on a border…

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