• PM Modi leaves for three-nation tour of Portugal, US and Netherlands


Saudi Arabia: Terrorist attack on Mecca during Ramzan, attempt foiled, six injured

The incident happened around the Grand Mosque on Friday, where hundreds of thousands of worshippers gathered for early afternoon prayers on the last Friday of this year’s Ramadan, the Muslim fasting...

Jun 24, 2017 06:35 AM

Two giant pandas to be taken to Berlin zoo for 15-year research mission

For a 15-year research mission, two giant pandas in China will be taken to Berlin zoo from southwestern Sichuan province.

Jun 23, 2017 11:22 PM

Pakistan twin blasts: 38 killed, 121 injured in Parachinar’s Kurram Agency ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

The explosion took place near a bus stand. It is said that the people were leaving the city ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Jun 23, 2017 09:43 PM

Infant drowns to death while mother was texting on Facebook

In US, an eight-month-old baby drowned in a bathtub while her mother was busy texting on Facebook, media reports said.

Jun 23, 2017 07:48 PM

Russia threatens to ban Telegram messaging app

Russia's state communications watchdog on Thursday threatened to ban the Telegram messaging app.

Jun 23, 2017 07:38 PM

Pakistan slammed by FATF for involvement in financing terrorist activities

Pakistan has been slammed by leading intergovernmental financial watchdog its continued involvement in financing terrorist entities, saying certain UN-designated terror groups in the country receive...

Jun 23, 2017 07:07 PM

China asks India, US not to disturb peace in South China Sea

Modi is going to meet Trump on June 26. He will hold talks with Trump on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues of common concern.

Jun 23, 2017 06:00 PM

Canadian Special Operations sniper shoots Islamic State target from staggering 3,540 meters; shatters world record

A Canadian special operations sniper showcased his pedigree as an ace marksman after he successfully hit an ISIS fighter from a whopping distance of more than two miles away while assisting Iraqi...

Jun 23, 2017 05:33 PM

Hindus are facing violence in countries like Bangladesh and Pakistan: Hindu-American Body

Violence, social persecution and marginalisation in countries like Pakistan and Bangladesh have become a threat to the Hindus where they are in minority, said a report prepared by a top Hindu-American...

Jun 23, 2017 05:01 PM

South Africa: Gandhi House launches caffeine-free tea blend 'Satyagraha House Tea'

It was the launch of a new tea blend inspired by Mahatma Gandhis minimalistic approach to diet intake and the event took place at Satyagraha House in South Africa.

Jun 23, 2017 04:59 PM

PM Modi’s US visit: Indian-Americans gear up to welcome prime minister

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US capital to meet President Donald Trump, Indian-Americans are eagerly looking forward to welcoming him.

Jun 23, 2017 04:21 PM

China stops online video streaming, jolting investors

Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments about sensitive issues.

Jun 23, 2017 04:08 PM