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Modi reunites
Modi reunites Nepalese youth with parents after 16 years

Kathmandu, Aug 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday personally handed over a Nepalese youth to his parents here having nurtured him for 16 years....
Israeli soldier
Thousands mourn death of Indian-origin Israeli soldier

Jerusalem, Jul 28: Thousands of people took part in the funeral of a 27-year-old Indian-origin Israeli soldier killed after being hit by a mortar shel...
Air Algerie
Air Algerie black box found; President Hollande says no survivors

Ouagadougo/Burkina Faso, Jul 25: French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane cr...
air alegerie
Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board has crashed: Algerian aviation official

Algiers, Jul 24: An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters...
Jet crash
Plane Crash in Pacific Ocean Kills US Teen Pilot Seeking World Record

Plainfield/Indiana Jul 24: A US teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the ...
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47 killed in Taiwan plane crash

Taipei (Taiwan), Jul 24: A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island today, killing 47 people and wrecking hous...
Zionist terrorists massacre 650 Palestinians; airlines cancel flights to Israel

Gaza/Jerusalem, Jul 23: Several international airlines today halted flights to Israel indefinitely, citing security concerns as high-level diplomati...
Israel more barbaric than Hitler, says Turkish Prime Minister

Ankara, Jul 20: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of "barbarism that surpasses Hitler" during its ground invasion of Gaza...
Priya Haji Dead
Indian American Entrepreneur, Activist Priya Haji Dead at 44

San Leandro/Calif, Jul 19: Indian American thought leader and social entrepreneur Priya Haji was found dead in her home July 14 at the age of 44. She...
Malaysia MH17
A day after, faces of doomed Malaysia victims emerge

The Hague, Jul 18: Dutch families jetting off to exotic destinations, more than 100 AIDS experts, British football fans and a twice unlucky Australian...
China Flag
China distributes millions of controversial maps to troops

Beijing, Jul 18: China is distributing millions of controversial updated maps to its military in the first upgrade in 30 years, reportedly reinforcing...
Typhoon Philippines
Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38

Manila, Jul 17: Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power today after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the ca...
Ceasefire collapses
As ceasefire collapses, Israel targets top Hamas leader; death toll reached 200

Jul 16: Israel resumed its air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday a day after holding its fire in deference to an Egyptian-proposed cease-fire d...
Israeli aggression
Israeli aggression rapped as Gaza casualties mount

Gaza City/Palestinian Territories, Jul 11: Israeli warplanes kept up their deadly raids on Gaza Thursday but failed to prevent Hamas from firing rocke...
israel attack
Israel continues Gaza offensive, kills over 90 including women, children

Gaza Strip, Jul 11: Israel has continued its major airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip for the third consecutive day, killing more than 90 Palesti...
Chicago Bloody
Nine dead, 53 wounded in bloody holiday weekend in Chicago

Chicago, Jul 8: The Fourth of July holiday weekend brought an explosion of gunfire to Chicago, with more than 50 people shot and nine killed, authorit...
Indian American Award
4 Indian-Americans honoured in US on Independence day

Washington, Jul 5: Four Indian-Americans were among 40 people who were honoured for their contributions to the US in the annual Great Immigrants tri...
BJP Surveillance
In 2010 NSA was authorised to carry out surveillance on BJP

Washington, Jul 1: America's top spy agency was authorised by a US court in 2010 to carry out surveillance on the BJP along with five other political ...
Indian-origin dean
In a first, Indian-origin scholar becomes dean of top US law school

Washington, Jul 1: Indian-origin academics head a raft of engineering, math, science, and business schools in the United States. But for a country wit...
Iraq presses counter-offensive, ISIL declares 'caliphate'

Baghdad, Jun 30: Iraqi forces pressed a counter-attack on Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit today as jihadists who led a blistering Sunni militant offe...
Swiss Gold
Swiss money trail: From gold & diamond to stocks & bitcoins

Zurich/New Delhi, Jun 29: As Switzerland commits to cooperate in India's fight against black money, a new strategy of 'layering' through gold and diam...
Khaleda swaraj
Swaraj meets BNP chief Khaleda Zia

Dhaka, Jun 27: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held a meeting here with former Bangladesh Prime Minister and chairperson of Bangladesh N...
Tahir qadri
Tahir-ul-Qadri returns to lead 'revolution', clashes erupt in Pak

Lahore/Islamabad, Jun 23: Amid high drama, Canada-based cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri returned to Pakistan today after authorities diverted his Islamabad-boun...
Lankan Muslims
Sri Lanka Muslims cut back Friday prayers after unrest

Colombo, Jun 21: Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority held shortened Friday prayer services as religious tensions gripped the island after clashes with hardl...
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US steps into Iraq, but no boots on the ground

Washington, Jun 20: Moving cautiously in the face of an onslaught by Sunni militants advancing on Baghdad, President Barack Obama is sending 300 milit...
40 Indians 'uncontactable' in Iraq's Mosul town: Govt

New Delhi, Jun 18: Forty Indians were "uncontactable" in Mosul town of strife-torn Iraq, government has said even as it decided to send former envoy t...
Riot-victim grieves
UN demands action after Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riot

Alutgama, Jun 17: Sri Lanka slapped an indefinite curfew in a popular tourist region on Monday after rioting Buddhist mobs killed three Muslims in a s...
Bhutan PM
Modi a friendly person, visit to further strengthen ties: Bhutan PM

Thimphu, Jun 15: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday began a two-day visit to Bhutan, the Bhutanese leadership has described the Indian leader as "...
Karachi-police 10
Another terror attack at Karachi airport

Karachi, Jun 10: Unidentified gunmen today opened fire outside Pakistan's Karachi international airport, a day after an all-night siege ended with the...
Militants attack Jinnah
Deadly attack on Karachi airport, 23 dead

Karachi, Jun 9: Gunmen attacked one of Pakistan’s biggest airports on Sunday and at least 23 people were killed, including all 10 of the attackers, ...
Karachi airport under terror siege, 5 dead

Karachi, Jun 9: At least five persons, including four security personnel, were killed on Sunday night when heavily armed militants attacked the Jinn...
Pakistan teen shot
Pakistan teen shot, thrown in canal over marriage

Islamabad, Jun 8: An 18-year-old Pakistani girl "miraculously survived" after being shot and thrown into a canal by her father for marrying against th...
American Hindus
American Hindus condemn murder of Muslim techie in India

Washington, Jun 6: A Hindu American body has strongly condemned the murder of a young IT professional in Pune on Monday and asked the authorities to b...
Violence against women in India
Horrified at violence against women in India, says US

Washington, Jun 4: The United States has said it is "horrified" at reports of sexual violence and murders in India and it also applauded the role of i...
US releases five from Gitmo to free its only POW soldier in Afghanistan

Washington, Jun 1: The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for the release of five Af...
US president surprise
US president pays surprise visit to Afghanistan

Kabul, May 26: US President Barack Obama paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan Sunday, an Afghan official said. The US president arrived in the Bagram...
Missing US woman
Missing US woman found after 10 years

California, May 22: A 25-year-old woman who went missing 10 years ago in California has told police she was forced to marry her captor and have his ...
White House invites Modi to visit U.S.

Washington, May 17: U.S. President Barack Obama effectively reversed a nine-year U.S. visa ban when he congratulated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra M...
274 dead in Turkey's worst-ever mine disaster

Soma/Turkey, May 15: In a relentless procession that ignited wails of grief, rescue workers coated in grime lumbered out of a mine in western Turkey a...
MH370 puzzle seen leading to out-of-court settlements

Kuala Lumpur, May 11: The lack of any evidence indicating what caused flight MH370's disappearance raises a legal conundrum that is expected to force ...
US will work with whoever is India's next prime minister

Washington, May 10: As India enters the last lap of its crucial parliamentary poll, the US has signalled that it will work closely with whoever emerge...
Court removes Thai PM Shinawatra

Bangkok, May 8: Thailand's Constitutional Court has dismissed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several of her ministers for abuse of power, a ru...
Monica Lewinsky: My boss took advantage of me

Washington, May 7: Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky has broken her silence on her 1990s affair with then US President Bill Clinton, saying he...
US girl, 14, guns down rival in Facebook dispute over boy

Chicago, May 1: In a horrific incident in the US, a 14-year-old girl shot and killed another girl of the same age in broad daylight to settle a Facebo...
Australia dismisses company’s claim to have found possible Malaysian plane wreckage

Sydney/Australia, Apr 30: The Australian agency heading up the search for the missing Malaysian jet has dismissed a claim by a resource survey compa...
Desperate and lonely Rohingya children flee by boat

Sittwe/Myanmar. Apr 27: The two children stood on the beach, at the end of the only world they knew, torn between land and sea. They couldn't go ba...
South Korean PM resigns over government response to ferry disaster

Seoul, Apr 27: South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won announced his resignation on Sunday over the government response to the ferry disaster, in w...
Indian millionaire beats girlfriend, but ducks jail

Washington, Apr 26: Gurbaksh Chahal, India-born CEO of Radium One, a Silicon Valley company focusing on real-time advertising across web, mobile and F...
Virgin Australia: Drunk passenger triggers hijack alert in Bali

Jakarta, Apr 25: A drunk passenger on a Virgin Australia plane was arrested at Bali airport after triggering a hijack alert when he attempted to ent...
MH370: Malaysia Airlines to provide financial aid to families

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 20: The grieving families of the 239 passengers and crew of Flight MH370 will receive financial assistance from Malaysia Airlines to...
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