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‘Church didn’t teach to put child before mother’
London, November 21: Amid a raging debate on the country’s strict abortion laws, Ireland’s Catholic bishops have said that the church “has nev...
India a big part of my plan, Obama tells PM
Phnom Penh, November 20: "India is a big part of my plan," US President Barack Obama told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday after he was c...
India votes against UNGA resolution banning death penalty
United Nations, November 20: India was among the 39 countries that voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution which called for abolishin...
Obama inducts record number Indian-Americans into his administration
Washington, November 19: The small Indian-American community - constituting just about one per cent of the US population never had it so good as...
Sunita Williams returns to Earth after 4 months in space
Houston, November 19: Record-setting Indian-American NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with two other cosmonauts returned to Earth Sunday, afte...
Myanmar forces accused of attacks on Muslims
Bangkok, November 18: Myanmar local security forces killed Muslim villagers and assaulted people trying to flee a fresh outbreak of sectarian vi...
In first post-election news conference, Obama lays out second term
Washington, November 15:President Obama said in his victory speech last week that “elections matter.” On Wednesday, he made clear how much t...
World War II bomb removed from airport in Japan
Tokyo, November 14: A military squad has safely removed a 250-kilogram World War II bomb found two weeks ago near the runway of a major airport in n...
Obama invites Indra Nooyi for consultation on economy
Washington, November 14: United States President Barack Obama has invited at least three Indian-Americans, including PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi,...
CPC to address concerns on rising inequality
Beijing, November 13: Top Communist Party of China (CPC) officials on Monday pledged to expand the construction of low-income housing and to pr...
African teens come up with 'pee-powered' generator
London, November 12: In a breakthrough, four teenage schoolgirls in Nigeria have invented a ‘pee-powered’ generator that converts one litre of...
76-carat Indian diamond to be auctioned at Christie's
Geneva, November 9: Archduke Joseph, one of the rarest and most famous diamonds in the world, with its origin traced to ancient Golconda mines of An...
Hindu-American Tulsi Gabbard elected to US Congress
Washington, November 7: Tulsi Gabbard today created history by becoming the first Hindu-American to be elected to the the US House of Representa...
Obama fends off Romney, economy to win second term
Washington, November 7: Barack Obama captured a second White House term, blunting a mighty challenge by Republican Mitt Romney as Americans vote...
Mission Accomplished: Sunita,Akihiko tackle ISS coolant leak
Houston, November 2: Indian American record-setting NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with another cosmonaut today troubleshot an ammonia lea...
Woman Islamic scholar Mariam Jameela passes away
Lahore, November 1: Islamic scholar Maryam Jameelah who reverted to Islam at the age of 27 passed away here on October 31 after prolonged illne...
Japan airport reopens with WWII bomb still there
Tokyo, October 31: A huge World War II bomb uncovered near a busy runway was underneath a shield of concrete and sandbags today as flights resum...
Hafiz Saeed offers Americans storm aid
Islamabad, October 31: A Pakistani militant leader with a $10 million US bounty on his head has offered aid to Americans hit by superstorm Sandy. ...
Hurricane Sandy could endanger 50 million people, Obama declares emergency
New York, October 30: Hurricane Sandy threatened some 50 million people on the heavily populated East Coast on Monday, and forecasters warned th...
Havoc as Sandy makes landfall; 13 dead, 5.7m people without power
New York, October 30: Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds on Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-fo...
Hurricane Sandy: Emergency declared in New York
New York, October 29: Hurricane Sandy, a menacing monster of a storm that forecasters said would bring "life-threatening" flooding, churned toward s...
Ibiza party girl finds true love and happiness in new religion
Ibiza, October 27: Her conversion from Ibiza party girl to hijab-wearing Muslim in barely three months may well raise a few eyebrows – and she a...
Imran Khan taken off US-bound plane in Toronto
Toronto, October 27: Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was taken off a New York-bound plane here and claimed that he was questioned...
Suicide bomber kills 41 in Afghan mosque: official
Kabul, October 26: A suicide bomber killed at least 41 people, including five children, when he struck at a mosque in northern Afghanistan after...
$30,000 reward offered for information on missing Indian baby Saanvi Venna
King of Prussia, October 25: The local police and the Telugu community have announced a $30,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of...
After Malala, Taliban threaten another Pakistani girl
Islamabad, October 23: The Pakistani Taliban have threatened to attack another schoolgirl for exposing their atrocities, the Dawn reported on Monday...
Indian students in Germany need not pay to study: Envoy
New Delhi, October 22: Germany, a hub of quality scientific research and innovation, is keen to attract the brightest Indian minds for further studi...
Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; Officials say it’s not terrorism
Washington, October 22: Three people were killed and four others injured when a suspected gunman, who was later found dead, opened fire at a spa in a ...
Extremists storm mosque in historic Poitiers
Paris, October 21: A group of extremists has stormed an unfinished mosque in the historic city of Poitiers in western France in a display of...
Hindus and Muslims 'least likely to engage in premarital sex'
Washington, October 18: Hindus and Muslims are less likely than Christians and Jews to have premarital sex, and Muslims are least likely among peopl...
Round 2 goes to Obama; slams Romney's outsourcing plans
Washington, October 17: A decidedly more aggressive President Barack Obama went on the offensive right from the word go as he clashed with...
Hindu thread stirs race row in South Africa
Johannesburg, October 15: A white South African music teacher is facing racism charges after allegedly taunting a young Hindu boy for the past three...
Will evaluate Modi visa application on merits: US
Washington, October 12: Without directly naming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a senior State Department official has said that US will evalu...
Why the world cares so much about Malala Yousufzai
Islamabad, October 11: A 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner shot by the Taliban had defied threats for years, believing the good work s...
UN: One in eight of world population going hungry
Rome, October 10: One out of every eight people in the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations’ food agencies said yesterday, ...
School girl who blogged against Taliban attacked in Pak
Islamabad, October 9: A 14-year-old Pakistani girl, who emerged as an unlikely champion of peace in the former Taliban stronghold of Swat, was serio...
Pak under fire for delaying visa agreement with India
October 7: A Pakistani parliamentary panel on Friday criticised the Interior Ministry for the delay in implementing a new visa agreement with India, w...
US jobless rate tumbles to near 4-year low
Washington, October 6: The US unemployment rate dropped to a near four-year low of 7.8 percent in September, a potential boost to President Barack O...
12-year-old girl has IQ higher than Einstein's
London, October 5: With an IQ of 162, a 12-year-old schoolgirl in UK has been rated brainier than even Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. ...
French rapper stuns fans, makes first TV appearance wearing hijab
Paris, October 3: Amid a nationwide debate in France surrounding attitudes towards the Islamic veil, or hijab, a French rapper has surprised fan...
Two Americans killed in confused Afghan shootout
Kabul, October 1: Two Americans were killed in Afghanistan during an exchange of fire between NATO-led forces and the Afghan army that may have ...
Russia helps U.S., Syria establish contact, Turkey in shock
Dubai, September 30: With a little bit of help from Russia, the Americans and the Syrians have established contact with each other, sending shoc...
Khar's husband says 'rubbish' rumours aimed at maligning wife
Islamabad, September 27: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar's husband Feroz Gulzar has rubbished rumours about differences in their relat...
Australia to introduce label-free visa for Indians from October 1
New Delhi, September 27: Now Indians travelling Down Under will not have to face the hassles of getting a visa labelled on their passport, as Au...
Hina-Bilawal love rumour sets Pak abuzz
Islamabad, September 26: It’s a story that’s got all the makings of a huge political scandal. A rumoured romance between Bilawal Bhutto Zard...
Nine dead, four missing as avalanche hits Mount Manaslu climbers in Nepal
Kathmandu, September 23: An avalanche swept away climbers and their camps on the world's eighth highest mountain in northwestern Nepal on Sunday, ki...
US space shuttle Endeavour lands in Los Angeles after final flight
Los Angeles, September 22: The US space shuttle Endeavour took its final flight, making a spectacular series of flypasts over California before la...
20 killed across Pakistan in violence over ‘anti-Islam’ film
Islamabad/Karachi, September 22: Nearly 20 people were killed and hundreds injured on Friday when thousands of angry demonstrators during government...
Anti-Islam film controversy: US turns to TV ads to spread message in protest-hit Pakistan
Washington, September 21: The United States has paid Pakistani television stations to run advertisements featuring President Barack Obama and Secret...
Five Indian-Americans in Forbes list of US' richest
New York, September 20: Five Indian-Americans, including Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and founder of IT major Syntel, Bharat Desai, ...
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Survivors recall carnage of Taliban assault on Afghan base
Trump Administration Asks Indian-American Surgeon General To Step Down
Waiting for green cards, Indian visa-holders see hope in Trump review
Trump slams Iran for violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
US: Arkansas carries out first of its planned executions
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