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25 May 2018India
India needs to be one of America's closest partners: Pompeo
India needs to be central to what the Trump administration does in South and Central Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Friday.
25 May 2018North Korea
Kim demonstrated tremendous capacity to lead North Korea: Pompeo
Kim Jong-un is not a weak leader and he has shown a tremendous capacity to lead North Korea, said US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.
25 May 2018Jet Airways
Delta Air Lines to resume non-stop NY-Mumbai flights after 9-year-gap
America's Delta Air Lines on Friday announced resuming its non-stop services from New York to Mumbai next year after it had suspended the services to Mumbai in 2009, blaming Middle Eastern carriers for hurting its ability to operate in parts of Asia.
25 May 2018Hollywood
#MeToo: Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment
Another top Hollywood name is in trouble over allegations of sexual misbehavior. Morgan Freeman constantly passed questionable remarks and often touched and stared inappropriately, they said.
25 May 2018Thailand
Thailand: Senior monks arrested from temples to 'clean' Buddhism
Over 100 officials of Thai police raided four Buddhist temples on Thursday and arrested senior monks for alleged embezzlement.
24 May 2018India
The Netherlands and India discuss cooperation across various sectors
On Thursday, The Netherlands and India explored possibilities of cooperation across diverse sectors at a CEOs Round Table hosted in Hyderabad House, New Delhi.
24 May 2018North Korea
Trump-Kim meeting canceled: 'Inappropriate to hold summit,' says President Trump
US President Donald Trump has called off the highly-anticipated summit on 12 June with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Singapore was to host the meeting between the two leaders.
24 May 2018Health & Wellness
Quarter of world's population will be obese by 2045: Study
Researchers have presented alarming findings at the 2018 European Congress on Obesity in Vienna.
24 May 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Sunni extremists demolish historical mosque belonging to Ahmadiyya minority
Sunni extremists in Pakistan have demolished a historical mosque belonging to the Ahmadiyya community in Sialkot (Punjab province) on Wednesday, the latest attack on the minority group in the Muslim-majority country.
24 May 2018South Korea
North Korea dismantles major nuclear site at Punggye-ri
The Punggye-ri nuclear site in North Korea has been completely dismantled, claim multiple media reports.
24 May 2018Pakistan News
13 transgenders to contest Pakistan elections; 2 for National Assembly
At least 13 transgender persons will contest the general elections in Pakistan this year for the first time, with two of them contesting for the National Assembly.
24 May 2018Twitter
US President Donald Trump can't block followers on Twitter anymore
US President Donald Trump can't block Twitter users from following him just because they disagree with him, US district judge Naomi Reice Buchwald has ruled.
24 May 2018Japan
Abacus to coding: 82-year-old Masako Wakamiya is world's oldest app-developer
Aging is a new stage of opportunity and strength, American writer Betty Friedan said once. And she was right.
24 May 2018India
May-25 is Towel Day: Here's the reason to celebrate it
The world would celebrate "Towel Day" tomorrow as a tribute to author Douglas Adams by his fans.
24 May 2018Bangalore
Seems like 'superfood', cockroach milk is here to stay
It may sound preposterous, but cockroach 'milk' just might become a mass-produced super health food in the near future.
24 May 2018David Warner
Ball-tampering cost David and Candice Warner their third child
The price one pays for mistakes is sometimes exceptionally high. David Warner committed a professional crime, and he was punished.
US court rules against President Trump blocking his twitter followers
A US federal court today declared that President Donald Trump cannot block his followers on Twitter as this violated the First Amendment.
24 May 2018Mike Pompeo
American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert
The US has issued a health alert to its employees in China after an official experienced a possible sonic attack and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.
Trump administration orders probe to consider tariffs on automobile imports
US President Donald Trump today ordered an investigation into the import of automobiles, including trucks, and auto parts, to determine their effects on the US national security, a move that may lead to the imposition of new tariffs on foreign-manufactured automobiles.
Texas school shooting: Hundreds attended Pakistani student's funeral
17-year-old Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani student in the US, was set to return home in a few weeks' time for Eid.
23 May 2018North Korea
Summit with North-Korea's Kim may not happen next month: Trump
US President Donald Trump said there's a "very substantial chance" that his planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un may not happen next month and speculated Chinese President Xi Jinping may be behind Pyongyang's new hard line.
23 May 2018Sexual Harassment
10 more US employees allege sexual harassment by McDonald's management
The #MeToo movement has trickled down to the working-classes. Ten McDonald's employees from nine American cities have filed complaints against the giant in one week.
23 May 2018Myanmar
New report claims "sheer brutality" by Myanmar's Rohingyas on Hindus
In what could potentially change the narrative around Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, a report by Amnesty International has made controversial allegations.
23 May 2018Pakistan News
No progress in resolving Indus Water Treaty dispute: World Bank
The World Bank has said that it could not reach an agreement with Pakistan over its concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India after two days of talks in Washington.
23 May 2018New South Wales
Australian Archbishop guilty of covering up pedophilia incident stands down
An Australian archbishop who was found guilty of covering up child sex abuse has announced today that he will stand down from his official duties.
23 May 2018New Jersey
Eminent novelist Philip Roth dies at 85 in Manhattan
Philip Roth, a prolific writer and a dominant force in American literature throughout the latter half of the 20th century, has died at 85.
22 May 2018World
Indian-origin schoolboy goes missing after scoring 100% marks at UK-school
A 15-year-old Indian-origin boy, Abhimanyu Chohan, has been missing from King Henry VIII Independent School in Coventry since Friday, after he was reportedly accused of cheating when he scored 100% marks in an exam paper.
22 May 2018All India Bakchod
Close shave for 150 as Saudi jet makes emergency landing
A Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A330 jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Jeddah after suffering a malfunction in the hydraulic system.
22 May 2018World
Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer pleads guilty to hate crimes
US Navy veteran Adam Purinton, 53, who yelled "Get out of my country!" before killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a bar in Kansas city last year, has pleaded guilty to three federal hate-crime charges yesterday.
22 May 2018Australia
Top Australian Catholic convicted of hiding sexual abuse of minors
In a major win for the fight against sexual abuse of children in institutions, Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Australia's Adelaide, has become the world's most senior Catholic to be convicted.
22 May 2018Taliban
Taliban attacks kill 14 police officers in eastern Afghanistan
An Afghan official said at least 14 police officers have been killed after Taliban attacked several districts in eastern Ghazni province.
22 May 2018Malaysia
Indian-origin leader becomes first Sikh minister in Malaysia
Gobind Singh Deo, an Indian-origin Sikh politician in Malaysia, became a Cabinet Minister yesterday, the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister.
22 May 2018India
India, Pakistan spar over Indus Waters Treaty at World Bank
A Pakistani delegation raised the issue of India's alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty with the World Bank yesterday, officials said.
22 May 2018Gujarat
US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition filed by Indian villagers seeking to hold a US-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed in Gujarat.
21 May 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Russian coastal city of Sochi for an informal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin where the two leaders are expected to discuss developmental issues and bilateral concerns.
21 May 2018China
Mosques should raise national-flag to strengthen concept-of-nation: China Islamic Association
All mosques in China should raise the national flag and study Chinese Constitution, socialist core values, and traditional classical Chinese culture to strengthen their "concept of nation" and carry forward "spirit of patriotism," China Islamic Association said in a letter published on its website.
21 May 2018World
Australia: Indian student plunges 40m to death while taking selfie
In a tragic incident, a 20-year-old Indian student has died after falling off rocks into the ocean from a popular tourist attraction in Western Australia while trying to take a selfie.
21 May 2018Narendra Modi
Russia: PM Modi to hold informal summit with Putin
PM Narendra Modi today arrived in Russia's Black Sea coastal city Sochi for an informal summit with President Vladimir Putin.
21 May 2018Moon
China launches 'Queqiao' satellite to explore Moon's far side
China successfully launched a relay satellite early on Monday to set up a communication link between Earth and a planned Chinese lunar exploration mission to explore the Moon's mysterious far side.
21 May 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif's confession on Mumbai attacks gets Dawn blocked
A media watchdog has alleged that circulation of Dawn, an English newspaper of Pakistan, has been stopped after it published an interview of former PM Nawaz Sharif. In the interview, he had confessed about his country's hand in the 26/11 attacks that shook Mumbai.