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Apr 28, 2015 04:24 PM
An Afghan official says at least 52 people have been killed in a massive landslide in a remote part of northeastern Badakhshan province. Shah Waliullah Adeeb, the provincial governor, says the landslide happened in Khawhan district, near the border with T
Apr 28, 2015 04:14 PM
The VHP will provide free boarding and education to Nepalese kids who have lost their parents in the earthquake, said Praveen Togadia The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said it would offer extensive support to quake-ravaged Nepal by helping to rebuil
Apr 28, 2015 04:03 PM
Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says the police have arrested a suspected Islamic State group operative wanted for the killing of two policemen in the capital, Riyadh, earlier this month. Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki says Nawaf al-
Apr 28, 2015 03:10 PM
Defence deals, including Defence Framework Agreement, would be signed during Mr. Carter's visit. The new US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will be visiting India in June and will sign the enhanced Defence Framework Agreement for the next ten years betw
Apr 28, 2015 01:16 PM
An avalanche unleashed by the April 25 earthquake killed between 17 and 22 climbers, according to separate accounts. All of the climbers who had been stranded at camps high up Mount Everest by a huge earthquake and avalanches have been helicoptered to s
Apr 28, 2015 12:31 PM
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted various parts of Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, triggering panic among the people. The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindukush mountain ranges near T
Apr 28, 2015 12:30 PM
Home Ministry puts the latest death toll at 4,349. The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told Reuters on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medici
Apr 28, 2015 11:00 AM
Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari has been sworn-in as a criminal court judge in New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio, becoming the first India-born woman to be appointed a judge in New York City. Ms. Rajeswari, 43, who had migrated to the U.S. from Chennai as a
Apr 28, 2015 10:07 AM
Defence lawyer claims “wrongful arrest” and “racial profiling” of his client. The trial of the last Indian national, out of the 25 accused from the country in the December 2013 riot case in Singapore, has begun with his defence la
Apr 28, 2015 08:38 AM
A South Korean appellate court on Tuesday handed down a sentence of life in prison to the captain of a ferry that sank last year, killing more than 300 people. The sentencing is harsher than a November verdict by a district court that sentenced Lee Joon
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