Oct 22, 2014 03:54 AM
Last month’s summit in Washington between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was successful in reaffirming the importance of the India-U.S relationship and the need to “re-energise” it, especially in the light of the
Oct 22, 2014 03:36 AM
India received the most number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group of the U.N. Human Rights Council, winning a second consecutive two-year term at the world body. Official sources said this was a reflection of India’s standing in the world. India was
Oct 21, 2014 11:51 PM
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told reporters that the government won’t let the public nominate candidates to run in inaugural direct elections to succeed him in 2017, as demanded by thousands of protesters occupying thoroughfares across the city.
Oct 21, 2014 11:36 PM
The Pakistani Taliban has sacked the movement’s influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters on Tuesday, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured group. The move followed last week’s release of an aud
Oct 21, 2014 09:53 PM
During a visit to Chennai, Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, the charge d’affaires at the U.S Embassy in New Delhi, answered questions on the way forward after the Modi-Obama summit in Washington in an interview to Nirupama Subramanian. Full text of the
Oct 21, 2014 02:28 PM
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the “gross negligence” the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door i
Oct 21, 2014 01:44 PM
Pakistan’s media regulation authority said it has taken an anti-government TV news channel off air for 15 days for “maligning” the country’s judiciary. Tuesday’s statement by the Pakistan Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA) sa
Oct 21, 2014 01:13 PM
Do you know why internet is always up and running in the U.S. and Europe while people suffer many outages over the course of the day in Asia, South America and Eastern Europe? It happens because internet goes to ‘sleep’ almost like a living
Oct 21, 2014 09:59 AM
At least four Afghan soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb attack on a bus in Kabul. General Mohammad Zahir Azimi, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defence, said the blast occurred on Tuesday morning while Army troops were on their way to the M
Oct 21, 2014 08:28 AM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the scientific community to invest more talent and resources to research that would contribute to UN’ s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Ban made the remarks at the United Nations Economic and Social
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