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Indian doctors
4 Indian doctors want to return home from Ebola-hit Nigeria

New Delhi, Aug 13: Four Indian doctors, who claim they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will in Nigeria, want to return home and...
Gaza war
UN names 3 experts to probe Gaza war crimes

Geneva, Aug 12: The UN has named three experts to an international commission of inquiry into possible human rights violations and war crimes committe...
US fighter jets bomb militant targets in Iraq: Pentagon

Washington, Aug 8: The United States has conducted its first airstrikes against ISIL terrorists in northern Iraq, the Pentagon has announced. The Pen...
Commuters tilt train
Commuters tilt train to free man whose leg was trapped between platform and carriage

Perth /Australia, Aug 7: Dozens of Australians tilted a train on Wednesday to free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a carriage and a platfor...
US monitoring 280,000 people unconnected to terror groups

Washington, Aug 6: Reports outlining the excesses of the U.S.’ surveillance programmes this week noted that the country’s terrorist tracking syste...
China strong quake
China earthquake death toll crosses 400

Longtoushan/China, Aug 5: More than 400 people have died in an earthquake that devastated a Chinese village, state media said on Tuesday, as relatives...
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 ...
Taiwan Crash22
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...
US militants2
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...
Searchers fail to find any confirmed clues about missing plane

Perth, Apr 13: Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysian plane in the Indian Ocean today failed to find any confirmed clues about the black boxes of...
Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces

Kiev/Moscow, Apr 13: Armed separatists took control of a city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday and Kiev prepared troops to tackle what it called an "act...
MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call: Report

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 12: The co-pilot of missing Malaysian airliner MH370 attempted to make a mid-flight call from his mobile phone just before the plane...
MH370: Two new 'pings' boost confidence that missing plane could be found

Sydney/Perth, Apr 9: Australian officials said on Wednesday that two new "ping" signals had been detected in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight M...
Americans facing competition from India, China: Obama

Washington, Apr 8: US President Barack Obama has said that Americans are facing competition from India and China and exuded confidence that young Amer...
MH370 cover-up alleged as 'black box' locator nears

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 4: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim accused the government of hiding information on Flight MH370, as a black-box detector...
US jury indicts Rajya Sabha MP in bribery conspiracy

Washington, April 3: In an unprecedented case, a Chicago jury has indicted a Congress party Rajya Sabha MP in an alleged international conspiracy to...
Musharraf escapes assassination attempt

Islamabad, Apr 3: Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf, facing treason trial, had a narrow escape when a powerful bomb went off on a road near h...
Pak court indicts Musharraf; rejects plea to travel abroad

Islamabad, Apr 1: In a double whammy, former dictator Pervez Musharraf was today indicted by a court on five counts of high treason and his plea to tr...
Osama bin Laden: The lies US, Pakistan told the world

Carlotta Gall, Mar 27: Shortly after the Sept 11 attacks, I went to live and report for The New York Times in Afghanistan. I would spend most of the n...
‘India should issue stamp of WW II hero Noor Inayat’

London, Mar 26: As Britain's Royal Mail today issued a stamp of Indian-origin World War II heroine Noor Inayat Khan, campaigners called for India to b...
Pallet, belts sighting boosts search for Malaysia Airlines MH370

Perth/Australia, Mar 23: The first visual sighting of objects that might be linked to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 boosted search operations on Su...
Suspected debris from missing Malaysian jet may have sunk: Australia

Perth/Kuala Lumpur, Mar 21: The international team hunting for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean has not turned up anything ...
Pieces of aircraft found floating on Andhra coast?

Hyderabad, Mar 19: Pieces of what is suspected to be an aircraft were seen washed up on Andhra coast Wednesday, a Telugu television channel reported. ...
Missing Malaysian plane: Cops find data on Indian Ocean runways in pilot's simulator

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 19: An international land and sea search for a missing Malaysian jetliner is covering an area the size of Australia, authorities sai...
Sikh children in US schools targets of hate

Washington, Mar 18: More than half of Sikh children in US schools endure bullying with over two-thirds of turbaned Sikh children among its worst victi...
Missing Malaysian flight MH 370: Computer sent plane off flight path

Washington, Mar 18: The first turn to the west that diverted the missing Malaysia Airlines plane from its planned flight path from Kuala Lumpur to Bei...
Arrest warrant issued against Khobragade in US visa fraud case

New York, Mar 15:  An arrest warrant was today issued against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade on visa fraud charges after her fresh indictment by ...
Search for Malaysian plane may extend to Indian Ocean: US

Kuala Lumpur/Washington, Mar 14: A new search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may be opened in the Indian Ocean, the White House said, significa...
One killed, 20 injured as buildings collapse in New York

New York, Mar 12: At least one person was killed and 20 others were injured when two buildings collapsed after a huge explosion today in the East Ha...
Missing jet may have turned back,search widened to Andaman Sea

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 12: Authorities today said a missing Malaysian plane with 239 people aboard may have changed course before losing contact, as multin...
Missing Malaysia plane last seen at Strait of Malacca: Source

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 11: The Malaysian military believes the airliner missing for almost four days with 239 people on board flew for more than an hour af...
Malaysia missing airline: Air probe finds scant evidence of attack

Kuala Lumpur/Washington, Mar 11: Investigators in Malaysia are voicing skepticism that the airliner that disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on...
Terror theory for missing Malaysian jet; floating door spotted

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 10: Vietnamese authorities on Sunday said they had spotted what looked like one of the doors of the missing Boeing 777 jetliner that...
Malaysian plane may have turned back before disappearing

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 9: A Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing  after taking off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing Saturday may have turned  back befo...
Search resumes for missing Malaysian jetliner

  Kuala Lumpur, Mar 9: Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt on Sunday for the Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for ...
Malaysian Airline tragedy: False passports spark terror fears

Kuala Lumpur/Ho Chi Minh City, Mar 9: The Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew was presumed to have crashed off the Vietnamese...
Vietnam spots oil slicks in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 8: Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks in the area where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 vanished ea...
Malaysian plane crashes off Vietnam coast: Five Indians among 239 on board

Beijing/Kuala Lumpur, Mar 8: A Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing with 239 people on board, including five Indians, today cras...
Don’t wear innerwear, let Christ enter fully: Kenyan pastor tells women

Nairobi, Mar 4: Bras and panties are ungodly and prevent Christ from entering the lives of women. Believe it or not, but this is what a pastor in a N...
Ukraine puts army on high combat alert as Putin prepares to ‘invade’

Moscow/Kiev, Feb 2: Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded and won his parliament's approval on Saturday to invade Ukraine, where the new governmen...
33 killed, over 100 hurt in knife attacks in China

Beijing, Mar 2 Thirty-three people were killed and around 100 others injured when a group of unidentified men armed with knives attacked a railway sta...
Nepal police find wreckage of crashed plane, all 18 on board dead

Kathmandu, Feb 17: The wreckage of a missing Nepal Airlines plane carrying 18 people was found on Monday in the country’s mountainous west and rescu...
True villain Indian law: Author Wendy Doniger

Washington, Feb 12: American Indologist Wendy Doniger whose book "The Hindus: An Alternative History" was withdrawn following objections that it hurt ...
Military plane crashes in eastern Algeria, 103 dead

Algiers, Feb 11: A military transport plane carrying relatives of members of the armed forces crashed in eastern Algeria on Tuesday, killing 103 peo...
'Wrong gender, color, country' - India-born Aiyengar, JPMorgan's rising star

Washington, Feb 5: Fifteen years ago, when Anu Aiyengar went for an interview to become a mergers and acquisitions banker at a major Wall Street fir...
US man buried astride beloved Harley motorcycle

Mechanisburg (US), Feb 2: A motorcycle-loving man's family has fulfilled his dying wish - to be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson encased i...
BBC documentary unveils horrors of Gaddafi's macabre rape chamber

Sydney, Jan 27: After more than two years of capture and death of Libyan leader Muammer Gaddafi, details about his brutality towards young girls-turne...
8-year-old US boy dies after saving six relatives from fire

New York, Jan 23: In a heroic act, an eight-year-old boy in the US saved six relatives from a house fire but died while saving his disabled grandfat...
No poor country in world by 2035, says Bill Gates

New Delhi, Jan 22: There will be no poor countries in this world by 2035 as these nations will benefit from innovations of their rich counterparts, wo...
Permit to kill Namibia black rhino fetches $350,000 in US

Washington, Jan 12: A Texas hunting club on Saturday auctioned off a permit to kill a black rhinoceros in Namibia, raising $350,000 (Dh1.29 million)...
Dawood Ibrahim is not here: Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 11: Pakistan today said fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is not present in the country, a day after India asserted that its most ...
US SEALs were ready to face Pakistanis during OBL raid: book

Washington, Jan 10: The US Navy SEALs were prepared to do "whatever was necessary" to escape if Pakistani forces surrounded and confronted them during...
21 dead as record US freeze spreads

New York/Milwaukee, Jan 9: A DEEP freeze has spread from the US midwest to the east and south, setting record low temperatures from Boston to Birmingh...
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