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Kashmir remark: Trump's adviser says he doesn't 'make things up'

US President Donald Trump, who made a stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him for mediation to resolve Kashmir crisis, found support in his adviser.

23 Jul 2019

Theresa May

Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt; to become next UK PM

In a resounding victory, Britain's governing Conservative Party announced Boris Johnson as the new elected leader of the party on Tuesday.

23 Jul 2019

Elon Musk

Pablo Escobar's brother to start drug business with Elon Musk?

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is involved in an intellectual property feud with deceased Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's brother, Roberto Escobar.

23 Jul 2019


DIY counterfeiting: German woman attempts buying Audi with 'Monopoly' money

Money most certainly doesn't grow on trees, but that never stops people from wondering, "What if it did?"

23 Jul 2019


Kashmir dispute can't be solved bilaterally: Imran after meeting Trump

After India denied seeking mediation help from US President Donald Trump to resolve the Kashmir issue, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said the matter can't be solved "bilaterally".

Hindu priest brutally attacked near temple in New York

A Hindu priest was brutally attacked near a temple in the Floral Park area of Queens, New York reportedly in a suspected hate crime incident.

21 Jul 2019


Indian comedian dies on stage; audience mistook it for performance

In a tragic incident, a 36-year-old Indian stand-up comedian died on stage while performing his set in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

21 Jul 2019


India asks Iran to release 18 Indian sailors in custody

India is in talks with the Iranian government to secure the release of 18 Indian sailors aboard a British oil tanker captured by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.

20 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan

Days after terrorist Hafiz Saeed was arrested, the United States on Friday expressed doubts on Pakistan's intentions saying his earlier arrests made no difference.

20 Jul 2019


Iran seizes UK's oil tanker, Indians among 23 crew members

In what is sure to lead to more tensions in the Gulf region, Iran on Saturday seized a British oil tanker.

19 Jul 2019

Donald Trump

Trump doesn't know why Yazidi activist Nadia Murad received Nobel

If you are a stranger to Iraqi human rights activist and Nobel laureate Nadia Murad's works, you will find company in United States President Donald Trump.

19 Jul 2019


Japan's Kyoto Animation studio set ablaze over suspected stolen works

In a tragic incident, a fire broke out at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, on Thursday, killing at least 33 people, injuring dozens of others.

17 Jul 2019


Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.

17 Jul 2019


Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ rules in India's favor, grants consular-access

In a major win, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday gave India consular access in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

17 Jul 2019


Suspect in American scientist's murder confesses to rape

In a major development, Greek police have solved the murder mystery of US scientist Suzanne Eaton, who was found dead in Greece earlier this month, as a 27-year-old local farmer confessed to raping and murdering her.

17 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested, sent to judicial custody

Days after booking him on terror financing charges, Pakistan on Wednesday arrested UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

17 Jul 2019


Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

An Indonesian couple named their newborn 'Google', proving that it's never too soon to set your child up for bullying at school and disappointment.

16 Jul 2019

Space News

More people to videocall lovers, not parents, from moon: Survey

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission on July 20, a United States-based tech professional association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, has conducted a survey about space travel.

15 Jul 2019


8 lakh plan to 'storm Area 51' to see aliens

Call it a mystery, or a hoax, the top-secret US military base "Area 51" has fueled many "alien" stories for decades.

14 Jul 2019


Powerful earthquake with 7.3-magnitude jolts Eastern Indonesia: Details here

A powerful earthquake with a 7.3 magnitude on Sunday hit off eastern Indonesia's remote Maluku Islands, said the United States Geological Survey (USGS). However, no tsunami warning has been issued.

13 Jul 2019

Donald Trump

Trump's ex-aide claims he kissed her forcibly, his lawyers disagree

President of United States, Donald Trump, has been accused of forcibly kissing a woman, who campaigned for him before the 2016 Presidential elections.

11 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Kenya MP repays 30-year-old Rs. 200 debt to Aurangabad grocer

On Monday, Aurangabad-resident Kashinath Gawli (70) had an odd visitor: Kenya MP Richard Tong'i.

10 Jul 2019

Donald Trump

Trump cables leak: Britain's Ambassador to US, Kim Darroch, resigns

British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the post, following a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticizing President Donald Trump.

10 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

In video, al Qaeda chief threatens Indian Army, mentions Kashmir

Ayman al-Zawahiri, who heads the terrorist outfit al Qaeda, in a recently-released video message asked "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to inflict "unrelenting blows" on Indian Army and the government.

10 Jul 2019


American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."

10 Jul 2019


Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla, the greatest inventor in history

Over 100 years ago, a Serbian-American man by the name of Nikola Tesla changed the world as we knew it, forever.

09 Jul 2019


'No longer acceptable': Trump on India's tariffs on American products

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday hit out at India over the tariffs it imposes on American products.

08 Jul 2019


Japan observes weird trend: People rent cars; don't drive them

Car-sharing or rental services have become widely popular across the globe, allowing people to rent cars for short periods of time.

07 Jul 2019


After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

People often shift the onus of sexual misconduct onto the victim, demanding explanations, justifications, and action.

06 Jul 2019


Nepal: 13-year-old regains sight after 3 years, video goes viral

Imagine not being able to see the world, and then one surgery turns around everything, and you get your sight back.

06 Jul 2019


Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

What comes as good news for Indian passengers, the Indian rupee will now be accepted for all transactions at Duty Free shops of Dubai airports.

06 Jul 2019


Boys can wear skirts as Irish school introduces gender-neutral uniforms

While most schools across the world where uniforms are mandatory, have strict guidelines conforming to gender roles, a primary school in County Wicklow, Ireland, will soon introduce a gender-neutral uniform policy.

04 Jul 2019


Facing pressure, Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for 'terror financing'

Amid global pressure to act against home-grown terrorism, Pakistani authorities on Wednesday booked Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, for terrorism financing.

04 Jul 2019


Tourists visiting China are being forced to install 'data-stealing' malware

If you are a privacy freak (like me), visiting China shouldn't be on your travel bucket list.

02 Jul 2019


UK court permits Vijay Mallya to appeal against his extradition

In December last year, after the London Westminster Magistrates' Court ordered Vijay Mallya's extradition, Indian authorities jumped with joy. A few months later, in February, United Kingdom Home Secretary Sajid Javid cleared the extradition of the beleaguered businessman.

02 Jul 2019


Total solar eclipse: When and where to watch

On July 2, Earthlings will witness the total solar eclipse of 2019, a rare astronomical event marked by the passing of the Moon between the Sun and Earth.

02 Jul 2019


Deadly chemical weapon found inside Facebook's headquarters, four buildings evacuated

The deadly nerve agent sarin, which can cause paralysis and respiratory failure, might have entered Facebook's headquarters in Silicon Valley, prompting the tech giant to evacuate four buildings on Monday.

30 Jun 2019


Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, flees UAE with money, kids

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's wife, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) along with her two children and £31 million after the break-up of their marriage.

30 Jun 2019

Prince William

Will support if my children are gay, says Prince William

At a recent event, the Duke of Cambridge was asked about his reaction, as a parent, if any of his children turns out to be gay.