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20-Sep-2018 Washington

Donald Trump visits areas affected by Florence, promises residents aid

President Donald Trump on Wednesday visited the two states most heavily affected by Hurricane Florence and promised that "a lot of money" will be coming from Washington and significant resources will be invested in reconstruction in the region, although he also...

20-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

4 killed in Philippines landslide

Four people died and at least 20 houses were buried on Thursday after a landslide in Philippines' Cebu province.The authorities recovered bodies a four-year old, two elderly women and a man while carrying out search and rescue work in the area, police spokesperson...

20-Sep-2018 San Francisco

WhatsApp phases out support for older iOS versions

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has started phasing out support for Apple devices running iOS version 7 and older, the media reported.This would not affect people who already have WhatsApp installed on their iPhone 4 devices as it should continue to function...

20-Sep-2018 San Francisco

Google 'Emergency Location Service' for Android now in US

Google is expanding its advanced location tracking feature for Android called "Emergency Location Service (ELS)" to the US.Launched in 2016 and is currently available in 14 countries (excluding India), ELS provides accurate locations both indoors and outdoors...

20-Sep-2018

'The House with a Clock in Its Walls': A clunky and familiar tale

Adapted from a 1973 novel of the same name by John Bellairs, "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" is a fantasy film, vaguely on the lines of Harry Potter. It is an all-too-familiar story of an orphan who picks up some magic tricks when he goes to live with...

19-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday.Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar...

19-Sep-2018 Manila

Philippines' typhoon toll reaches 81 amid rescue efforts

Philippines authorities on Wednesday raised the death toll to 81 and the number of missing to 70 following typhoon Mangkhut's path through the country's north where rescuers continue searching for dozens of people trapped in a mine buried by a landslide.The strongest...

19-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Movies are a huge part of my life : Bradley Cooper

Actor Bradley Cooper says movies have been a huge influence in his life, sometimes healing him and sometimes providing him the energy to go on."I always felt like I wanted to direct movies. Movies are a huge part of my life as a kid healing me, energising...

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...

19-Sep-2018 Jerusalem

Israel 'regrets' Russian aircrew death in Syria : Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Tuesday Russian President Vladimir Putin to convey Israel's condolences to the death of Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces during an Israeli airstrike.The phone talk came after Syrian air defense missiles...

18-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode...

18-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines

The death toll in the Philippines due to super typhoon Mangkhut increased to 74 on Tuesday as rescue teams continued to search for dozens of people buried in an abandoned mine due to landslides.According to the latest figures provided by the National Police,...

18-Sep-2018 Islamabad

Teacher, 3 students electrocuted in Pakistan

A teacher and three students were electrocuted at a private school in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, the police said.The incident occurred during morning assembly at a school in Mansehra city. The four were hoisting the national flag...

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...

17-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Typhoon Mangkhut toll in Philippines increases to 65

The death toll from super typhoon Mangkhut has increased to 65 in the Philippines while 64 people were injured and 43 remain missing, police said on Monday.The Philippines National Police (PNP) said 54 of the fatalities were from the Cordillera Administrative...

17-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Eliza Dushku married Peter Palandjian in August

"True Lies" actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she tied the knot with Peter Palandjian in August.Dushku and Palandjian, the 54-year-old CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, got married in a courtyard at the Boston Public Library, reports eonline.com.Sharing...

17-Sep-2018 Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Sendo partners with DHL eCommerce for domestic delivery in Vietnam

DHL eCommerce, a division of the world's leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), announced its partnership with Sendo, Vietnam's #1 local e-commerce platform. The successful integration between the two companies means sellers on Sendo...

17-Sep-2018 Hongkong

Asia MMA Awards Hail King and Queen of the Cage

ONE Championship's dual-belted king Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen and Road FC's dominant atomweight queen Ham Seo-Hee were handed their crowns as the inaugural Asia MMA Awards' Male and Female Fighters of the Year on Friday as the leading lights of mixed...

17-Sep-2018 Singapore

DHL eCommerce launches Cash on Delivery for cross border e-commerce

Cash is still king in Southeast Asia, with over 73% of the population still unbanked[1] and inaccessible to e-commerce retailers since they do not have access to credit cards or internet banking services. DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group,...

17-Sep-2018 Washington

15 killed as Florence pounds US East Coast

At least 15 people have been killed in North Carolina and South Carolina in the United States as a result of Hurricane Florence which is downgraded to a tropical storm.The weakened Florence is still battering the region with heavy rain on Sunday, causing...

17-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

33 Philippine miners dead in typhoon-triggered landslides

At least 33 miners were confirmed dead and 29 others missing in the mining town of Itogon in the northern Philippine Benguet province due to typhoon-triggered landslides, authorities said on Sunday.Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said in local radio interviews...

17-Sep-2018 Islamabad

Pakistan to present mini-budget on Tuesday : Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Finance Minister Asad Umer will present the Mini-Budget on Tuesday.During his meeting with the owners of Pakistani media outlets in the southern port city of Karachi, Imran Khan called for austerity measures...

16-Sep-2018 Istanbul (Turkey)

Indian women boxers shine at Turkish event

Indian women pugilists put up a stellar display at the 32nd Ahmet Comert boxing tournament here, sweeping seven medals in as many categories, including three golds, two silver and two bronze.While Mary Kom won the gold and the junior women boxers created history...

16-Sep-2018 Toronto

To win top TIFF award is surreal : Radhika Madan

Actress Radhika Madan, whose debut film "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota", won a top award at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that concluded here on Sunday, said it was a surreal moment and couldn't have asked for more.The film, which was India's...

16-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jack Black's tryst with magic

Actor Jack Black had fun learning magic tricks from magician David Kwong for gothic fantasy-based thriller "The House with a Clock In Its Walls".In "The House with a Clock In Its Walls", Black will be seen playing a wizard. To ensure he got the character right,...

16-Sep-2018 Washington

Toll in US storm increases to 13

The death toll from tropical storm Florence that made landfall in the US east coast, has increased to 13, with authorities warning of continued rains and flooding.Of the 13 victims, nine died on Friday night, while the rest were killed on Saturday, according...

16-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Philippine typhoon toll increases to 25

The death toll due to typhoon Mangkhut slamming the Philippines rose to 25 on Sunday while dozens were still reported missing, authorities said.Presidential adviser Francis Tolentino confirmed these figures in Cagayan province, where the season's most powerful...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Kohli's captaincy not thoughtful, if not mindless

These days there is little time to celebrate or brood after a cricket series. After a long tour of England, some key India players, who play in all three formats of the game, are in the Gulf to play the Asia Cup.On return, they are up against the West Indies...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim's career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually...

15-Sep-2018 Washington

Donald Trump tells aides to move ahead with $200 bn China tariffs

US President Donald Trump is urging his administration to move ahead with slapping tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, according to an official.However, the timing of an announcement remains unclear, CNN quoted spokeswoman Lindsay Walters as saying...

15-Sep-2018 Washington

Hurricane Florence kills 5 in US

At least five people, including an infant, were killed in the US state of state of North Carolina as hurricane Florence made landfall, authorities said.After coming ashore in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane, Florence downgraded to a tropical storm...

15-Sep-2018 Mexico City

3 killed in Mexico shooting

At least three people have been shot dead by gunmen dressed as traditional mariachi musicians in a tourist plaza here, the police said.The armed men opened fire on Friday at a road crossing on the edge of the Plaza Garibaldi, a major tourist attraction...

15-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

3 killed as typhoon Mangkhut hits Philippines

At least three people died and four others were injured as typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines on Saturday, bringing ferocious gale-force winds and pounding rains, officials said.The Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...

15-Sep-2018 Melbourne

Cricket Australia to probe Moeen Ali's 'Osama' accusations

Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to launch a probe on England all-rounder Moeen Ali's allegations against an Australian player for calling him "Osama" during the 2015 Ashes.Moeen, 31, made the accusation in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, where he also...

15-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kristen Stewart teases modern twist to 'Charlie's Angels' reboot

Actress Kristen Stewart says the upcoming "Charlies Angels" reboot will portray women in a very different light."Watch. I'm going to say all this, and then you are going to be like, 'You guys didn't do that at all'," variety.com quoted Stewart as saying.She...

14-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kate Moss felt 'pressure' to pose topless as teen model

Supermodel Kate Moss revealed that she does not feel comfortable taking her clothes during the shoots.During an appearance on Megyn Kelly Today, the 44-year-old said she was constantly urged to pose topless after being discovered as a young teenager, reports pagesix.com.She...

13-Sep-2018 Russia

Commerce Minister concludes Vladivostok visit

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, recently visited the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in Russia. The visit began with a tour of the diamond cutting and polishing factory set up by the KGK Group of India in...

13-Sep-2018 Moscow

Russia is peace-loving state : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that his country was peace-loving and that the ongoing Vostok-2018 exercises deemed as the largest military drills since the Cold War, were aimed at developing its defence capabilities.Speaking at Tsugol, situated...

13-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jennifer Garner watches 'Peppermint' with fans

Actress Jennifer Garner treated her fans by watching her movie "Peppermnint" with them in a theatre.The 46-year-old, who was encouraged by the studio behind "Peppermint" to watch the movie with fans in a public theatre, got emotional after seeing people reactions,...

13-Sep-2018 Washington

Donald Trump OKs sanctions on countries that interfere in US elections

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a decree authorizing sanctions for countries that attempt to influence the November mid-term elections, while his administration denounced possible attempts to do so from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea.The...

13-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Suu Kyi defends imprisonment of Reuters journalists

Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday defended the seven-year jail terms handed to two Reuters journalists and said their convictions had nothing to do with freedom of expression.Suu Kyi made the remarks on the sidelines of the ongoing Asean World...

12-Sep-2018 kabul

58 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 58 Taliban militants were killed and several others wounded following separate air and ground operations in Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.More than 100 Talibans attacked two security posts on Uruzgan province's main...

12-Sep-2018 Islamabad

9 killed in Pakistan coal mine explosion

An explosion in a coal mine in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday killed nine labourers and trapped two others.A part of the mine collapsed following the explosion triggered by the accumulation of methane gas produced from the coals, Xinhua...

12-Sep-2018 Canberra

Over 70% Australians face sexual harassment : Study

Nearly 71 per cent of Australians have been victims of sexual harassment at some point in their lives, a report published on Wednesday by the Australian Human Rights Commission said.One in every three have experienced it at work in the last five years, Efe...

12-Sep-2018

'The Predator': Muddled sci-fi action extravaganza

Unlike its predecessors, the 1987 release "Predator" which was a laser-focused, sci-fi action extravaganza or the 2010 released entertaining and underrated "Predators" not exactly a classic, this Director and Co-writer Shane Black's film, "The Predator" is...

11-Sep-2018 London

Team has character, lacks experience : Virat Kohli

Observing that the five-match Test series against England was highly competitive, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said India played fearless cricket and the team has a lot of character but lacked in experience.India lost the fifth and final Test by 118 runs...

11-Sep-2018 London

England beat India by 118 runs, win five-match Test series 4-1

Opener Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant's heroics went in vain as England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to clinch the series 4-1 at the Oval here on Tuesday.With India chasing a massive 463-run target, the last day of the series saw a...

11-Sep-2018 Vladivostok, Russia

Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with Russian Ministers at Vladivostok

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, had a meeting with Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation. Both sides discussed issues of mutual cooperation in areas of common concern...

11-Sep-2018 United Nations

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for efforts to stem corruption

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for more efforts from member states to fight corruption.People across the world continue to express outrage at the corruption of their leaders, and at how deeply corruption is embedded in societies....

11-Sep-2018 Brasilia

55 inmates remain at large following Brazilian prison break

Fifty of the 105 inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Brazil's Paraiba state have been apprehended while the 55 others still remain at large, officials said.On Monday, some 20 men armed with rifles and explosives arrived at the prison in four...

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