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04 Jun 2018Donald Trump
How the gay leaders of the corporate-world are changing perceptions
It's Pride Month, and celebrities are once again in the public to take forward the LGBT campaign. And rightly so.
04 Jun 2018USA
FBI agent mistakenly shoots someone, while dancing
An off-duty FBI agent was slaying at the dance floor in a Denver bar, until he lost his gun and accidentally shot someone.
04 Jun 2018Afghanistan
At least 12 killed and wounded in Kabul's suicide blast
A suicide bomber detonated near a gathering of top clerics in Afghanistan's Kabul, shortly after the clerics dubbed such attacks a "sin", police said today.
04 Jun 2018Singapore
Singapore: 148-year-old Sri Krishan Temple re-sanctified with around $4mn
Singapore's Sri Krishnan Temple was unveiled in its fully restored glory after four years of works costing almost $4mn.
04 Jun 2018Sushma Swaraj
South African President Ramaphosa remembers Gandhiji; Sushma discusses bilateral cooperation
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has discussed with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa enhanced engagement between the two countries and greater cooperation in areas of skill development, agriculture, and information technology.
04 Jun 2018University Of California
Facebook giving open-access to user's data; formed data-sharing partnerships: NYT
Weeks after it was revealed that a British political firm Cambridge Analytica accessed millions of user data on Facebook, the social network company is now through another set of allegations by the New York Times.
04 Jun 2018India
India slammed by IATA for taxing international tickets, creeping re-regulation
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today reprimanded India for taxing international tickets in contravention of the resolutions of the UN body International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
04 Jun 2018South Korea
North-Korea reshuffles three top military leaderships ahead of Trump meeting
North Korea has reportedly replaced its three top military leadership ahead of a most anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
04 Jun 2018United Nations (UN)
More than 50 migrants die in Mediterranean crossings; 68 rescued
More than 50 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean, the majority off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey while heading illegally to Europe.
04 Jun 2018Guatemala City
Guatemala: Volcano erupts, killing at least 25, injuring hundreds
The Fuego volcano in Guatemala, situated around 40km South-West of the capital Guatemala City, erupted on Sunday, killing at least 25 people and injuring hundreds.
04 Jun 2018India
India, US pledge to continue strong bilateral strategic partnership
India and the United States have pledged to continue their strong bilateral strategic partnership, the Pentagon said after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
UK warns of two more years of 'severe terror threat'
The UK Government today warned that Britain faces a severe threat from Islamist terrorism for at least two more years and the danger could increase further.
Tunisia: Bodies of 11 migrants recovered off Sfax coast
The bodies of 11 migrants have been recovered and 67 others rescued after their boat began sinking off Tunisia's southern coast, the country's Interior Ministry said today.
03 Jun 2018India
Indian armed forces building partnerships in Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi
Describing the Indo-Pacific as a "natural region", PM Narendra Modi said India's armed forces, especially the Navy, are building and expanding partnerships in the strategically vital region for peace, security, and humanitarian assistance.
03 Jun 2018Abu Dhabi
Indian in UAE hits jackpot; wins Rs. 18cr in lottery
An Indian in the UAE has hit a jackpot by winning a whopping 10 million Dirham (Rs. 18.22 crore) in a raffle in Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to the long list of lucky Indian winners.
Iraq: 12 members of same family killed by Islamic State
A family of 12 members, including women and children, has been killed in an attack by Islamic State terrorists on a northern Iraqi village, officials said.
02 Jun 2018Lashkar-e-Taiba
Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah to contest elections on AAT platform
Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah group will contest the July 25 Pakistan General Elections on the Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek (AAT) platform as the group's Milli Muslim League isn't a registered political party.
02 Jun 2018India
PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up 3-nation tour
PM Narendra Modi has left for India after concluding his significant and successful three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
02 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
#ModiInSingapore: PM purchases Madhubani painting using a RuPay card
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today purchased a Madhubani painting using a RuPay card during his visit to the Indian Heritage Center in Singapore.
02 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi visits Hindu, Buddhist temples and mosque in Singapore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on three-day Singapore tour, visited Hindu and Buddhist temples and a mosque in Chinatown today, demonstrating the age-old people-to-people contact between India and Singapore.
02 Jun 2018South Korea
Summit with Kim back on, says Trump after meeting North-Korean-official
US President Donald Trump confirmed his Singapore Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would take place on June 12, adding it would begin the process of Korean Peninsula's denuclearization.
02 Jun 2018India
5 ways Trump administration favored India
Indians love Donald Trump! Ok, that's untrue, but admittedly we all are intrigued by the man who 'very' often uses the word 'very' even though it's 'very' much not needed.
01 Jun 2018New Hampshire
Vermont paying $10,000 to move there and work from home
If you're planning to move out of the hustle and bustle of big cities into somewhere quiet and scenic, you might be in luck.
01 Jun 2018Spain
Spanish PM ousted from office after no-confidence vote
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was ousted from office today following a no-confidence vote in the Parliament, marking the first time such an incident has happened in modern Spanish history.
01 Jun 2018Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton teams up with James Patterson to pen debut-novel
Former US president Bill Clinton has teamed up with global thriller master James Patterson to churn out a gripping novel, "The President Is Missing".
01 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Former Pakistan chief justice Nasirul Mulk caretaker PM until elections
Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25.
01 Jun 2018Donald Trump
Trump slammed for pardoning Indian-American commentator who violated campaign laws
US President Donald Trump's decision to pardon Indian-American conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who was sentenced to five years of probation in 2014 for violating federal campaign laws, is being strongly condemned in New York.
01 Jun 2018Sexual Assault
Manhattan: Indian businessman's BDSM fetish gets him convicted for sexual-assault
An Indian businessman, Sanjay Tripathy, was convicted by a Manhattan court on May 30, for sexually assaulting a woman, he met on a dating website, at Times Square's W Hotel.
01 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Modi meets Singapore PM and President, receives 'guard of honor'
PM Narendra Modi today met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation specially in trade, investment, connectivity, innovation and technology.
01 Jun 2018Florida
Unbelievable and disgusting: Dying cockroach lays eggs inside man's ears
Blake Collins and his husband Samuel McGee had been complaining of roaches invasion in their apartment near Florida State University for three years now, but last week the problem escalated when the former realized a roach found a house inside his ear.
01 Jun 2018United States of America
Indian-American teen wins Scripps Spelling Bee for 11th straight year
Continuing with the overwhelming dominance of Indian-Americans in the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee, Karthik Nemmani, a 14-year-old Indian-American, today won the contest, becoming the 14th champion from the community in 11 consecutive years.
01 Jun 2018Donald Trump
Fair deal or no deal: Trump warns Trudeau on NAFTA
Issuing stern warning to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the US President Donald Trump said US will either agree to a 'fair deal' on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or there will be no deal at all.
31 May 2018Denmark
Danish Parliament bans burqa and niqab in public places
The Denmark Parliament today voted in favor of banning the burqa and other face-covering clothing in public spaces. The ban will come into effect from August 1.
31 May 2018India
India has second highest number of smokers in the world
With 106 million smokers aged 15 or above, India stands next to China in the winner podium, which (China) has the highest number of smokers in the world.
31 May 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi launches three Indian digital payments apps in Singapore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched three Indian mobile payments apps, BHIM, RuPay, and SBI, in Singapore at "Business, Innovation and Community Event" aimed at internationalization of the country's digital payments platform.
31 May 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Musharraf's NIC, passport blocked; barred from travelling abroad
The Pakistan Government directed the National Data Base and Registration Authority (NADRA) and Immigration and Passport Directorate to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
31 May 2018Pakistan Army
China appreciates India and Pakistan's decision to observe 2003 ceasefire-agreement
China today welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to observe the 2003 ceasefire agreement to stop cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K.
31 May 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi arrives in Singapore, last leg of three-nation trip
PM Narendra Modi today arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour to hold talks with the country's top leadership and deliver a keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue.
31 May 2018Hollywood
Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, criminal sexual act charges
Scandal-tainted Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on charges of rape in the first and third degrees and first-degree criminal sexual act, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said.
31 May 2018Shillong
#WorldNoTobaccoDay: Say yes to e-cigarettes to reduce cancer risk
On "World No Tobacco Day", experts suggest e-cigarette is the less harmful option for smokers to reduce the health burden of smoking significantly.