39 killed in Gujarat bus accident, 24 injured 39 killed in Gujarat bus accident, 24 injured

Thirty-nine people were killed and 24 injured when a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC)…


Obama-Modi equation 'good thing' for India-US ties Obama-Modi equation 'good thing' for India-US ties

Washington, Feb 6: Describing the chemistry between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack…


Syria war: Fresh clashes near Aleppo as refugee crisis grows Syria war: Fresh clashes near Aleppo as refugee crisis grows

Fierce clashes have been reported near Aleppo in northern Syria, as government forces try to surround…


Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought

imbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural…


Sixth man on  Moon Edgar Mitchell dies Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 85.   He…


7 killed after 6.4-magnitude Taiwan earthquake topples buildings 7 killed after 6.4-magnitude Taiwan earthquake topples buildings

An earthquake has toppled buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least seven people.…


Bus plunges off bridge into river in India, killing 25 Bus plunges off bridge into river in India, killing 25

At least 25 people were killed and 20 thers injured as a bus plunged off a bridge into a river in Western…


First time in 4 months, trucks from India cross into Nepal First time in 4 months, trucks from India cross into Nepal

Kathmandu:  For the first time in over four months, trucks from India entered Nepal through a key…


Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling

A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running…


Crane comes crashing down in Manhattan, 1 killed Crane comes crashing down in Manhattan, 1 killed

Manhattan, New York:  A construction crane collapsed on Friday morning in downtown Manhattan, and…


Julian Assange says Britain, Sweden should 'implement' UN panel ruling Julian Assange says Britain, Sweden should 'implement' UN panel ruling

London, United Kingdom:  Julian Assange today called for Britain and Sweden to "implement"…


Zika-hit nations should allow access to contraception, abortion: UN Zika-hit nations should allow access to contraception, abortion: UN

Geneva, Switzerland:  The United Nations today urged countries hit by the Zika virus, believed…


Nawaz Sharif hopes Indo-Pak talks will move forward soon Nawaz Sharif hopes Indo-Pak talks will move forward soon

Islamabad:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today voiced hope that the comprehensive bilateral…


Sushma Swaraj Arrives In Sri Lanka On 2-Day Visit Sushma Swaraj Arrives In Sri Lanka On 2-Day Visit

Colombo:  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Colombo today on a two-day visit to…


China bans over 200 illegal websites with illegal content China bans over 200 illegal websites with illegal content

Beijing: China's internet watchdog said it banned hundreds of websites and thousands of accounts…


'Long-term commitment in Afghanistan a message to Pakistan, Taliban': US General 'Long-term commitment in Afghanistan a message to Pakistan, Taliban': US General

With Pakistan and Taliban hedging their bets on the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan,…


Saudi ready to join anti-IS ground operations in Syria Saudi ready to join anti-IS ground operations in Syria

Saudi Arabia is ready to join any ground operation the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group…


Syria civil war: Up to 70,000 refugees head to Turkey, says PM Syria civil war: Up to 70,000 refugees head to Turkey, says PM

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are moving to Turkey's border to flee heavy fighting near the…


US election: Clinton and Sanders go head-to-head US election: Clinton and Sanders go head-to-head

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have clashed over Wall Street and foreign policy, in the Democratic…


'El Chapo': Mexico seeks actress Kate del Castillo 'El Chapo': Mexico seeks actress Kate del Castillo

Mexican prosecutors have issued an order to locate and question actress Kate del Castillo over her links…


First Zika pregnancy case in Europe First Zika pregnancy case in Europe

Spain has confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus - the first such case…


UN rules in favour of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange UN rules in favour of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

LONDON: A UN panel considering the case of Julian Assange has reportedly concluded that the WikiLeaks…


World's biggest wind farm given go-ahead off Britain World's biggest wind farm given go-ahead off Britain

London:  A wind farm that would be the largest in the world and power more than a million homes…


Sri Lanka lifts unofficial ban on Tamil national anthem Sri Lanka lifts unofficial ban on Tamil national anthem

Colombo:  A Tamil-language version of Sri Lanka's national anthem has been sung at the country's…


Pak madrasas used money laundering to fund Jihadi groups: US expert Pak madrasas used money laundering to fund Jihadi groups: US expert

Washington:  Radical Pakistani madrasas are enaged in massive trade-based money laundering to fund…


Drone strike kills 6 Qaeda suspects in Yemen: security Drone strike kills 6 Qaeda suspects in Yemen: security

An air strike believed to have been carried out by a US drone has killed six Al-Qaeda suspects in south…


National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul move Supreme Court National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul move Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the trial…


Majority of Americans want next president not to criticize Islam Majority of Americans want next president not to criticize Islam

Washington:  A majority of Americans believe the next US president should be careful and not criticize…


TPP trade deal signed in Auckland TPP trade deal signed in Auckland

The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, has been signed by…


North Korea 'preparing long-range missile launch' North Korea 'preparing long-range missile launch'

North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a long-range missile, according to South Korea's defence…


Julian Assange says will accept arrest if UN panel rules against him Julian Assange says will accept arrest if UN panel rules against him

London, United Kingdom:  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will turn himself over to British…


Brazil declares 'War' on  Zika virus Brazil declares 'War' on Zika virus

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has declared war on mosquitoes responsible for spreading the Zika…


Obama decries anti-Muslim rhetoric on first mosque visit Obama decries anti-Muslim rhetoric on first mosque visit

Barack Obama offered an impassioned rebuttal of "inexcusable" Republican election rhetoric…


Syria conflict: Blame traded as talks suspended Syria conflict: Blame traded as talks suspended

Syria's government and the opposition have blamed each other for the suspension of peace talks in…


Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Monday was not a good day for Donald Trump. His infamous phrase ‘loser’ came back to haunt…


Pakistan Army chief accuses foreign forces of supporting terrorism Pakistan Army chief accuses foreign forces of supporting terrorism

Karachi:  Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province has become a hotbed for proxy wars for…


Haqqani network remains most capable threat in Afghanistan, says US Haqqani network remains most capable threat in Afghanistan, says US

Washington:  The dreaded Haqqani network remains the most capable threat to US-led coalition forces…


Deodorants, antiperspirants alter our skin bacteria Deodorants, antiperspirants alter our skin bacteria

Washington:  Wearing antiperspirant or deodorant could help manage your body odour but may also…


North Atlantic ocean absorbed 50 per cent more carbon dioxide over last decade North Atlantic ocean absorbed 50 per cent more carbon dioxide over last decade

Washington:  The North Atlantic Ocean absorbed 50 per cent more human-made carbon dioxide (CO2)…

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