Japan to deploy troops near disputed islands
China also claims the Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands, which it calls the Diaoyu islands.
Christian-Muslim dialogue only way out in Kenya: Pope
Says religious leaders must be "prophets of peace" in a world sown by hatred.
Mumbai, Paris, Nairobi: megacities hit by massive terror
Pointing to several similarities between the Mumbai attacks in 2008, the Nairobi Westgate mall attack in 2013 and the recent Paris attacks, Kenya’s n...
New drug to treat deadly skin cancer in the offing
SBI-756 shows promise for treating serious forms of carcinoma, such as melanoma.
I owe it to Indian cinema: Russian filmmaker Mikhalkov
Celebrated Russian filmmaker Mikhalkov on Wednesday said that a film becomes an international film only when it is truly national and culture oriente...
Shatrughan disapproves of Aamir’s remark on intolerance
"PK, where Hindu Gods&Goddess were made fun of in no uncertain terms wud not have seen such success if India was intolerant," the actor-
Several similarities in Mumbai, Nairobi, Kenya attacks: Martin Kimani
There are many similiarities in the terror strikes in Mumbai, Paris and Nairobi, says Kenya’s Director of the National Counter Terrorism Centre, the ...
Woman reports ‘dynamite’ text; 4 passengers removed from plane, detained
No such message was found by officers on their phone and they were freed later.
Mexico police use of excess force lead to deaths of 6: rights panel
Says one of them was murdered, the other 5 were fired at even as they sought to surrender and were not armed.
China reduces scribe’s jail term to 5 years from 7
Gao Yu appealed her April conviction for leaking state secrets at a closed hearing on Tuesday.
Modi greets people on first Constitution Day
The PM said that this day is a tribute to all those who worked tirelessly to give India a Constitution.
Turkey helps deport 15 who wanted to join IS
Last week, two young men from Chennai were deported from Turkey after they tried to enter Syria, probably to join the Islamic State. They were arrest...
Indrani made ‘sister’ Sheena joint legal guardian of Vidhie
In a will made for a south Mumbai flat about a decade ago, Indrani Mukerjea bequeathed the property to her younger daughter Vidhie and made Sheena Bo...
CD is a document under law, says SC
The Supreme Court has held that a compact disc (CD) is to be treated as a document under the law and litigants should be allowed to prove the authent...
Aamir committed a ‘moral offence’: BJP
"Unfortunately, there are some forces that are against development and progress and want to create obstacles".
Sedition case filed against Aamir Khan
In the middle of a row over his remarks on rising intolerance in the country, Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Wednesday received support from Samajwadi ...
2015 set to be 'hottest year on record', says UN
'This is due to a combination of a strong El Niũo and human-induced global warming'.
‘Congress strongly believes in GST’, says Rahul
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the party “strongly” believes in Goods and Service Tax (GST), but the government should reach ...
Shun blame game over rains: Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
Eminent agriculture scientist Prof. M.S. Swaminathan has urged the government authorities and civic society to evolve a strategy to harvest rainwater...