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16-Jul-2018 Managua

10 killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes

Ten people were killed and over dozens others injured in clashes in Nicaragua between security forces and anti-government protesters who were blocking roads."There are six dead in Masaya, two dead in Diria, and two in Catarina," ANDPH executive secretary...

15-Jul-2018 London

Trump told me to sue EU : Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.The visiting US President said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a "suggestion"...

14-Jul-2018 Dhaka

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. The meeting took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere in the presence of senior officials from both sides. The Home Minister conveyed the...

14-Jul-2018 Yangon

10 killed in Myanmar landslide

At least 10 people were killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state on Saturday.The pit wall of an old jade mine site collapsed and some workers were buried by mud near San-Khar village and Lone-Khin village in the region, an official from Lone-Khine...

14-Jul-2018 Mogadishu

7 killed as blasts strike Somali capital

At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in two explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police officials said.A car packed with explosives blew up at around midday near the main entrance to the Villa Somalia,...

14-Jul-2018 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house

Pakistan's former Prime Minister who was arrested late on Friday has been shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was sent to Seihala Rest House, declared as temporary sub-jail.The Accountability Court, according to Geo News, has issued...

12-Jul-2018 Sharjah

SSFALaunches Promotion Campaign at the General Authority for Sports

The Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA)’s Board of Trustees conducted a workshopon Wednesday (July 11) to shed light on the second edition of the award, its goals, categories and participation criteria at the General Authority for Sports.Organised by the...

11-Jul-2018 Tokyo

Death toll in Japan flood hits 179

The death toll arising from torrential rains and floods in central and southwestern Japan has risen to 179, the government said on Wednesday, while the search and rescue efforts for the missing continue.Floods and landslides triggered by the record rainfall...

10-Jul-2018 Cape Town

I will play IPL for few more years : AB de Villiers

Star South African batsman AB de Villiers, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, confirmed on Tuesday that he will continue to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a few more years.I will keep on playing IPL for a few years,...

10-Jul-2018

It was my dream to beat top ranking players : Manika Batra

India's star tennis player, Manika Batra's life has changed forever after she defeated world number four, Feng Tianwei as well as Zhou Yihan, in the finals of the Commonwealth Games this year. The 22-year-old ace table tennis player who brought home the historic...

02-Jul-2018 France

Golden Globe Race 2018

Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy is all set to head off on a unique voyage. The officer is the only invitee from Asia to participate in the prestigious Golden Globe Race (GGR) that commences from Les Sables d’Olonne...

29-Jun-2018 Dublin (Ireland)

India outclass Ireland in second T20I; pocket series 2-0

Powered by half centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match...

29-Jun-2018 Adelaide, Australia

Australia-India Ministerial Dialogue on Education Cooperation

India and Australia today reaffirmed the commitment made by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart, Mr. Malcolm Turnbull in April 2017 to strengthen the education, training and research relationship between the two countries. This...

26-Jun-2018 Canberra, Australia

15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission held in Australia

The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held on 25thJune 2018, in Canberra, Australia.  The meeting was jointly chaired by Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Australian Minister for Trade,...

25-Jun-2018 Sydney

The aim of the film is to awaken the Manto in all of us : Nandita Das

Based on the notion of the freedom of expression, Indian filmmaker Nandita Das' film "Manto" -- on the life of maverick writer and creative rebel Saadat Hasan Manto -- seems to have hit the jackpot with timing, given the issue is a hot topic not only in India...

25-Jun-2018 Abuja

86 killed in Nigeria attack

At least 86 people have been killed following a coordinated attack on several villages in the Nigerian state of Plateau, the police said.The attack by suspected gunmen on late Saturday left six persons severely injured and 50 houses, two cars, and 15 motorcycles...

24-Jun-2018 Mongolia

Visit of Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Mongolia

The Union Home Minister,  Rajnath Singh, paid an official visit to Mongolia from June 21-24, 2018.  During the visit, Home Minister called on the President of Mongolia, Mr. K. Battulga and held talks with Prime Minister, Mr. U. Khurelsukh, Deputy...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Happy with roles I am doing : Nushrat Bharucha

Having done films of the same genre back-to-back with “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety”, actress Nushrat Bharucha has no fear of getting boxed in a category and says she is happy with the roles she is doing.With mostly light hearted films to...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

No need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure : Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says there is no need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure or self gratification.Kashyap has directed a story in the anthology "Lust Stories" which delves upon love and lust.The web-movie has garnered great response and the director says...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

There's no fun without any risk : Anil Kapoor

Actor Anil Kapoor, all set to work with a new director Atul Manjrekar for "Fanne Khan", says sometimes, it is better to take risks.Asked if he finds it risky to work with new talents, Anil told IANS at the IIFA Rocks green carpet: "There is no fun in life...

23-Jun-2018 Havana

India seeks Cuba's help in empowering developing nations

President Ram Nath Kovind has urged Cuba to lead alongside to empower the developing nations, seeking to "play a leading role in enhancing the South-South cooperation".Marking the end of the first visit by an Indian leader to the Caribbean island in more than...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Villains now treated with dignity in Hindi films : Gulshan Grover

Actor Gulshan Grover, who is fondly known as the "bad man" in Bollywood, says with mainstream heroes taking up negative characters, roles of villains in Bollywood is now treated with dignity.Asked how he feels about mainstream actors not having any apprehensions...

22-Jun-2018 New York

Overweight in middle age linked to low breast cancer risk

While obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in elderly, for younger women the opposite seems to be true. For pre-menopausal women, a higher body fat was linked to lower breast cancer risk, according to researchers.The study, published in the...

22-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Excited to share work space with Sanjay Dutt : Kriti Sanon

After working in films like "Heropanti", "Dilwale", "Raabta" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi", actress Kriti Sanon says she is ecstatic to share work space with actor Sanjay Dutt in the upcoming historical period drama "Panipat".Kriti, without revealing much about...

22-Jun-2018 Bangkok

If you can't reuse talent, refuse it : Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar says if you cant reuse a talent, one must refuse it.At a press conference for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards here on Friday, Karan commented while talking about the environmental initiative...

21-Jun-2018

'Incredibles 2': A charming and enticing superheroes film

Picking up immediately after the events of the first film, "Incredibles 2" can easily be viewed as an extension of the original, rather than a sequel. The seamless transition between the films is flawless and thus it does not matter if you are not familiar with...

20-Jun-2018 Beijing

Chinese President meets Nepal PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Wednesday and said Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative."China stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Nepal in...

20-Jun-2018 kabul

61 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least 45 Afghan security forces and 16 militants have been killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in two Afghanistan provinces, authorities said on Wednesday.In one attack, 30 Afghan Army soldiers and 16 Taliban militants were killed...

20-Jun-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

3 bodies found, 176 missing in Indonesia boat capsize

Rescuers have recovered three bodies and are searching for 176 people who remain missing after a passenger boat sank in Lake Toba on Indonesia's Sumatra island two days ago, officials said on Wednesday.Kapal Motor Sinar Bangun boat sank at 5.30 p.m. on Monday...

20-Jun-2018 YANGON, Myanmar, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium

Launch of satellite mobile backhaul network based on Newtec Dialog® platform

Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it is enabling Communication & Commerce (Com & Com) to launch a mobile backhaul network for Telecom International...

18-Jun-2018 Germany

Dharmendra Pradhan on a visit to Austria and Germany

The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan will lead an official delegation to participate in the 7th OPEC International Seminar organised by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries...

17-Jun-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

15 killed, 45 injured in Afghanistan suicide bombing

At least 15 people were killed and 45 others wounded as an explosion rocked a provincial governor's office after a meeting between Afghan officials and Taliban members here on Sunday, a security official said."The initial information found a terrorist blew...

17-Jun-2018 Caracas

17 dead in Venezuela club stampede

At least 17 people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a nightclub in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, the Interior Minister Nestor Reverol has confirmed."The stampede was triggered when a tear-gas canister was set off during a brawl," BBC reported...

17-Jun-2018 Mexico City

At least seven killed, 28 injured in Mexico bus crash

At least seven people were killed and another 28 injured in a bus crash in the city of Guadalajara in west Mexican state of Jalisco, the local prosecutor announced on Saturday.The vehicle, with around 40 passengers on board, overturned and fell into a canal...

17-Jun-2018 San Francisco

'Satire' often being used as cover for fake news : Facebook

While admitting limitations of fact-checkers in fighting fake news, Facebook has said the problem is often compounded by some publishers who spread false news on the social media platform in the garb of being satirical."Sometimes people try to call their sites...

14-Jun-2018 Singapore

Madame Tussauds Singapore first one to include Kim Jong-un

After the Trump-Kim summit on Sentosa earlier this week, Madame Tussauds Singapore decided to feature Kim Jong-un.Guests could stand eye to eye with the North Korean Supreme Leader. President Donald Trump already has wax figures in different Madame Tussauds.The...

13-Jun-2018 Vietnam

Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurates BEL representative office in Vietnam

Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam today. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO)...

11-Jun-2018 Singapore

Trump, Kim to meet at mother of all summits in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Singapore on Tuesday morning for a historic summit - billed as the mother of all summits - to solve arguably the worlds most seething nuclear crisis.The summit, which was almost...

11-Jun-2018 Paris

Tennis important but not everything : Rafael Nadal

After lifting his record-extending 11th title the French Open, Spanish great Rafael Nadal stayed positive about his future, insisting that tennis is undoubtedly an important part of his life but not everything.With his 17th major title on Sunday, Nadal, 32,...

10-Jun-2018 Paris

Rafael Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal of Spain powered past Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men's singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday.Following his 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory, Nadal became the second player in...

10-Jun-2018 Qingdao (China)

SCO achieves new progress after enlargement : Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said new progress has been made by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) since the arrival of India and Pakistan.On behalf of leaders of the SCO member states, Xi made the remarks at a joint press conference in the...

10-Jun-2018 Beijing

Narendra Modi slams attempts to disturb peace in Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed for a regional front against terrorism and slammed attempts to "threaten" peace in Afghanistan, which accuses neighbouring Pakistan of causing trouble in its territory.At the restricted session of the Shanghai...

10-Jun-2018 Quebec City

Donald Trump asks US representatives not to endorse G7 communique

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he has instructed US representatives not to endorse the joint communique released at the end of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in here in Canada."Based on Justin's false statements at his news conference,...

09-Jun-2018 Qingdao (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping meet, take stock of developments post Wuhan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Saturday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here and signed deals on Beijing sharing Brahmaputra river data with New Delhi and India's export of...

09-Jun-2018 Washington

NASA extends Juno's Jupiter mission until July 2021

With NASA's Juno spacecraft needing more time to gather the mission's required data, the US space agency has decided to extend its science operations until July 2021, making way for the probe to spend three more years in orbit around Jupiter.Juno is in 53-day...

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