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11-Nov-2018 Hobart

3rd ODI: South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs, clinch series 2-1

South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in the third One day International match to win the series 2-1 here on Sunday."I thought we played our best game of cricket. We challenged ourselves to put in a performance. A high pressure game. (...) we have fantastic...

11-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

At least 10 dead, 11 injured in Rio mudslide

At least 10 people died and 11 others were injured on Saturday in a mudslide in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, official sources said.According to Rio firefighters, eleven people were rescued alive in Morro da Boa Esperança, in the municipality of...

10-Nov-2018 Amman

Flash floods in Jordan kill 11

At least 11 people have been killed in flash floods unleashed by heavy rain in Jordan and more than 3,700 tourists have been evacuated from the ancient city of Petra.Floods struck several areas of Jordan on Friday, including Petra as well as the regions...

09-Nov-2018 Yangon

Suu Kyi to visit Singapore, attend Asean summit

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will pay a visit to Singapore soon and attend the 33rd Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and its related summits, an official said on Friday.At the invitation of Singaporean Prime Minister...

08-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

Brazilian GP is an 'Achilles heel' : Lewis Hamilton

Newly crowned Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has described the Brazilian Grand Prix as his "Achilles heel" as he prepares for the penultimate race of the season at Interlagos.The 33-year-old claimed his fifth World Championship at the Mexican Grand...

07-Nov-2018 Vatican City

World hunger due to market economy's lack of solidarity : Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Wednesday decried the existence of poverty in the world and said it did not stem from a lack of resources but rather from an economic culture lacking in equity and human solidarity.The head of the Catholic church made his remarks during the...

04-Nov-2018 Boston (Massachusetts)

Anupam Kher conferred title by Boston business school

Veteran actor Anupam Kher was conferred a 'Distinguished Fellow' title at the Cambridge MIT Sloan School of Management here."Thank you IndiaGlobal at Cambridge MIT Sloan School... This honour gives me a further sense of responsibility towards my country. A lower...

03-Nov-2018 Miami

2 killed in Florida yoga studio shooting

Two people were killed and four others critically injured in a shooting at a yoga studio in the US state of Florida, police said.According to the Chief of Police, Michael DeLeo, one of the victim was the shooter, who allegedly fatally shot himself after...

01-Nov-2018 Gaborone (Botswana)

Venkaiah Naidu opens Global Expo Botswana 2018

Indian Vice President M. Venkaiah has said that India and Botswana were amongst the fastest growing economies in the world, with growth rates of over 7 per cent a year, adding that their bilateral trade had increased by an impressive 27 per cent over the period...

26-Oct-2018 Amman

18 killed as Jordan flash flood sweeps away students

At least 18 people died and 35 were injured in an area near the Dead Sea, in the west of Jordan, as a result of flooding caused by torrential rains in the country on Thursday, according to the Jordanian Department of Civil Defence.The death toll could still...

25-Oct-2018 Muscat

Asian Champions Trophy: India ride Harmanpreet hat-trick

Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick of penalty corner conversions to give India a 4-1 victory over South Korea in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 hockey tournament, knocking their opponents out of semi-final contention.Harmanpreet opened the Indian...

25-Oct-2018 Mogadishu

50 killed in Somalia inter-clan clashes

At least 50 people have been killed and about 100 others injured in fierce fighting in Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland in the past two days, local officials said on Wednesday.Abdirashid Hussein Arab, governor of Sool region, said the inter-clan...

22-Oct-2018 Budapest

Bajrang Punia a step away from World Championships gold

Bajrang Punia is just a step away from becoming Indias second gold medallist at the World Wrestling Championships as he knocked out Alejandro Valdes Tobier of Cuba 4-3 to enter the men's freestyle 65 kilogram final here.In a close bout on Sunday night, the Indian...

22-Oct-2018 Bogota (Colombia)

Mudslide kills 9 in Colombia

At least nine people were killed and five more were missing after heavy rains triggered a mudslide in northern Colombia on Sunday, the fire department said.The early morning rains caused a mudslide that buried several homes in a poor neighbourhood, most...

21-Oct-2018 Taipei (Taiwan)

22 dead as train derails in Taiwan

At least 22 people died and 171 other passengers were injured Sunday when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital, the country's emergency services said.The high-speed Puyuma Express, which was carrying around 366 passengers, came off the tracks and...

21-Oct-2018 Odense (Denmark)

Shuttler Saina Nehwal loses in Denmark Open final

Saina Nehwal went down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles final of the Denmark Open badminton tournament here on Sunday.The Indian star battled for almost an hour before going down 13-21, 21-13, 6-21 in a marathon match.Saina...

20-Oct-2018 Odense (Denmark)

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.Second seed Momota took 42 minutes to outplay the seventh seed Indian shuttler 21-16, 21-12 in straight...

19-Oct-2018 Buenos Aires

IOC chief Bach hails 'fantastic' Buenos Aires Youth Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach hailed "a really fantastic Youth Olympic Games" as Buenos Aires 2018 officially came to an end.The closing ceremony at the Youth Olympic village on Thursday broke with tradition by eschewing long official...

18-Oct-2018 Las Vegas

Cyber-spy campaign using code from Chinese group spotted : McAfee

Global cybersecurity firm McAfee on Thursday said it discovered a new cyber espionage campaign which reused source code from the hacker group APT1, or Comment Crew, a Chinese military-affiliated group accused of launching cyber-attacks on more than 141 US companies...

17-Oct-2018 Rabat

7 dead, 125 injured in Morocco's train derailment

A train derailed on Tuesday in northern Morocco, killing seven passengers and injuring 125 others, the media reported.The train, which connects northern cities of Casablanca and Tangier, derailed at 10.10 a.m. in Sidi Bouknadel, a small town situated between...

15-Oct-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep secures year-end No.1 WTA ranking for 2nd year in a row

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep secured the year-end world No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings for the second year in a row, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday.The triumph was bittersweet for Halep, 27, as she had announced on October 2 that...

14-Oct-2018 Sofia (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria defeat Cyprus 2-1 to top Nations League group

Bulgaria fought back from a goal down to beat Cyprus 2-1 at home in the UEFA Nations League.The visitors took the lead shortly before half time when Grigoris Kastanos hit a bouncing right-footed shot in after a good cut-back from Andreas Avraam on Saturday night.Bulgaria...

12-Oct-2018 Miami

Hurricane Michael toll reaches 6

The death toll from hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in the US mainland, rose to six, with authorities warning that the toll could further increase as search and rescue efforts continue.Now a tropical storm with winds of...

11-Oct-2018 Canberra

3 dead in Java quake, another 7.0 jolts Papua New Guinea

Two major quakes hit Indonesia and Papua New Guinea located in the Pacific Ring of Fire on Thursday, killing at least three people in Java.An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter struck off the coast of the islands of Java and Bali in Indonesia killing...

10-Oct-2018 Shanghai

Novak Djokovic powers into third round in Shanghai Masters

World number 3 Novak Djokovic breezed into the third round of ATP Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Jeremy Chardy of France in straight sets 6-3, 7-5.The 14-time Grand Slam champion, who received bye into second round, broke twice at the first set and held...

09-Oct-2018 Shanghai

Roger Federer stresses importance of integrity in tennis

Swiss player Roger Federer on Tuesday highlighted the importance of maintaining integrity within tennis, a few days after Spain's Fernando Verdasco caused a controversy after shouting at a ball boy.In a video released a few days ago, Verdasco can be seen losing...

08-Oct-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal stays top of ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,260 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.This week's top 10 remained unchanged except for Kevin Anderson of South...

07-Oct-2018 Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

1 killed in Haiti quake

At least 11 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted northwestern Haiti, authorities said on Sunday.According to the US Geological Survey, the tremor's epicentre was recorded 20 km from Port-de-Pai at a depth of 15.3...

27-Sep-2018 Las vegas

Jennifer Lopez feels like a superwoman

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez doesnt need a cape to look and feel like a superhero.The "El Anillo" singer, 49, showed off her buff biceps in a clingy maroon dress and silver hoop earrings on Instagram. With her hair swept back, Lopez flexed her incredible arms as she...

19-Sep-2018 Pyongyang

Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong-un sign summit agreement in Pyongyang

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed an agreement at the end of their summit talks here on Wednesday.The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the North's state guesthouse Paekhwawon and broadcast live in Seoul.Details...

18-Sep-2018 Nairobi

12 dead babies found in boxes, plastic bags in Kenya

Twelve dead babies have been found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital, prompting an investigation on the orders of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.Sonko said he went to the Pumwani Maternity Hospital on Monday after he received reports of negligence."During...

17-Sep-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains ATP rankings top spot

Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.The Spaniard continued to lead the rankings despite his forced...

08-Sep-2018 Chicago

Hindus don't oppose anyone, don't aspire to dominate : Mohan Bhagwat

Asserting that Hindus neither oppose anybody nor aspire to dominate, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said the community needs to unite to end its centuries of sufferings.Speaking at the 2nd World Hindu Congress here, Bhagwat said...

08-Sep-2018 Chicago

Honoured to speak at World Hindu Congress : Anupam Kher

Actor Anupam Kher says it was a big achievement for him -- a lower middle class Kashmiri Pandit boy from Shimla -- to speak at the World Hindu Congress here.He gave a speech here on Friday."I am humbled and honoured to be part of the World Hindu Congress ceremony....

06-Sep-2018 Bulgaria (Cyprus)

President of India meets Prime Minister of Bulgaria

The President of India,  Ram Nath Kovind, today (September 6, 2018) met the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Mr Boyko Borissov in Sofia. During the discussions, the President said that under his leadership Bulgaria has made appreciable progress as a nation....

06-Sep-2018 Tripoli

63 dead, 12 missing in Tripoli clashes

A total of 63 people died and 12 went missing in the clashes in Libya capital Tripoli, said the Ministry of Health has said.The announcement came on Wednesday, a day after the UN announcement of a cease-fire agreement between the warring parties."There...

06-Sep-2018 Bulgaria

Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt meet Ram Nath Kovind on 'Brahmastra' set

President Ram Nath Kovind has met actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt on the sets of their upcoming film "Brahmastra" in Sofia, Bulgaria.A string of photographs of the actors with Kovind and Bulgarian President Rumen Radev was shared on the official Twitter account...

05-Sep-2018 Bulgaria(Cyprus)

Ram Nath Kovind in Bulgaria, India and Bulgaria sign five agreements

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, reached Bulgaria yesterday (September 4, 2018) on the second leg of his state visit to three European nations – Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic.Today (September 5, 2018), the President delivered an address...

05-Sep-2018 Luanda

17 dead as trains collide in Angola

At least 17 people were killed and 12 others injured on Tuesday in a collision involving a rail maintenance train and a freight train in Angola's southern Namibe province, authorities said.Emergency crew on site said the death toll could go up and that...

04-Sep-2018 Cyprus

President of India delivers address at University of Cyprus

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, delivered an address at the University of Cyprus today (September 4, 2018). The theme of the address was “Youth, Technology and Ideas: Shaping the Contours of the 21st Century”.Addressing the gathering, the President...

01-Sep-2018 Sao Paulo

Cannabidiol effective against depression : Study

A single dose of cannabidiol -- a non-intoxicating compound of marijuana -- was found highly effective in eliminating the symptoms of depression in rats, finds a study.The findings showed that as compared to the commercial anti-depressants that typically...

30-Aug-2018 Addis Ababa

17 killed in Ethiopian military helicopter crash

All the 17 persons on-board were killed when an Ethiopian military helicopter crashed in Oromia regional state on Thursday, Ethiopia News Agency (ENA) reported.The Ethiopian Air Force helicopter had taken off early on Thursday from the city of Dire Dawa...

30-Aug-2018 Cape Town

8 killed in South Africa bus crash

Eight people were killed and about 30 others injured on Thursday in an accident nearly 300 km east from here, police said.The cause of the accident is being investigated. The bus was going from Cape Town toward Beaufort West.The death toll may rise as passengers...

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