Friday, February 24, 2017

India hails UN initiative to create counter-terrorism office

India has welcomed an initiative by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to create a new office for counter-terrorism and stressed the nations should not...

Trial of Gaddafi regime fell short of international standards:UN

The recent trial in Libya of members of Muammar Gaddafi's regime fell short of international standards, a new UN report has said. In the report...

President Trump: Many more immigrants could face possible deportation

WASHINGTON: Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation, including people simply arrested for traffic violations, under the Trump...

India looks to bid for shooting’s 2020 Olympic quota event

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) is looking at the upcoming ISSF World Cup as a stepping stone to prepare a strong bid...

Google, Microsoft combined effort to end piracy sites

For the first time, global tech giants Google and Microsoft have agreed to tighten up their search engines as part of a crackdown on...

India’s record satellite launch can prompt Beijing to fast-track space race:...

India has done a better job than China in promoting satellite launch technology which could prompt Beijing to fast-track commercialisation of its rocket launches...

Four killed in blast as suicide bombers storm into Charsadda court...

Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new...

Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dies in New York

MOSCOW: Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the...

5 dead as small aircraft crashes into shops near Melbourne

MELBOURNE: A light aircraft exploded Tuesday in a “massive fireball” with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into...

Car bomb in Mogadishu market in Somalia capital kills 39, over...

MOGADISHU:  A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring over 50 others, a local official said,...

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Big B admires kids who choose family profession

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he admires children who follow professions which are traditional in their families. The "Piku" star launched Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sons...

India to be fastest growing economy among G-20 nations:Moody’s

India will be the fastest growing economy among G-20 countries clocking a 7.1 per cent growth in 2017, Moody's Investors Service said . The Indian...

Wind power tariff drops to a record low of Rs 3.46 per unit

Wind power tariff dropped to a record low of Rs 3.46 per unit in an auction of 1,000 MW capacity conducted by Solar Energy...

Indian shot dead in US, shooter yells ‘get out of my country’

An Indian engineer was killed and two others were injured after an American man yelling "get out of my country" opened fire on them...

US should stop being manipulated by Pak: ex-Pentagon official

The US should stop being manipulated by Pakistan and cease all military and financial aid to the country, a former top Pentagon official has...

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Indian shot dead in US, shooter yells ‘get out of my country’

An Indian engineer was killed and two others were injured after an American man yelling "get out of my country" opened fire on them...

US should stop being manipulated by Pak: ex-Pentagon official

The US should stop being manipulated by Pakistan and cease all military and financial aid to the country, a former top Pentagon official has...

North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim Jong-Un’s half brother’s assassination

North Korea's state media broke a 10-day silence today on the murder of Kim Jong-Un's half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for...

Syria talks may not yield breakthrough: UN envoy

As talks on the crisis in Syria kicked off in Geneva, the UN Special Envoy for the war-torn country acknowledged he is not expecting...

Trump’s nationalist agenda ignores his global business empire: Report

US President Donald Trump's organisation owns many trademarks across the world, including in India, that could add to concerns over conflicts of interest in...