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22 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Temple school in Pakistan where Muslim woman teaches Hindu students
Inside a Hindu temple in a shanty area in Pakistan's Karachi city, Anum Agha wearing the traditional hijab greets her students with 'Salaam' and gets a loud 'Jai Shri Ram' in response.
22 Aug 2018Indonesia
Indonesian couple names their newborn 'Asian Games'
She was born just hours before the opening ceremony of this year's Asian Games, so her parents chose to name her after the world's second-biggest multi-sport event.
22 Aug 2018Canada
Canadian politician Andrew Scheer to visit India to 'repair' ties
Canada's opposition leader Andrew Scheer has said he plans to visit India to try to repair and strengthen bilateral ties six months after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's disastrous state visit to the country damaged the relations.
22 Aug 2018Donald Trump
Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty, implicates him in campaign finance violations
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to violating campaign-finance laws and other charges.
21 Aug 2018Taliban
Afghanistan: Multiple rockets hit Kabul as security forces, militants clash
Multiple rockets were fired toward the Presidential Palace in the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, early today, as officials said fighting had broken out between security forces and militants in the capital city's old quarter.
21 Aug 2018Afghanistan
US asks Pakistan to act against all 'externally-oriented' terror groups
The US has expressed concern over terrorist groups continuing to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan and is asking the country to do more against "externally oriented" extremist outfits, Alice Wells, the Head of South and Central Asian Bureau at US State Department said.
21 Aug 2018Donald Trump
2+2 dialogue important opportunity to enhance engagement with India: US
The US has said the upcoming "2+2 dialog" with India is an important opportunity to enhance engagement on a range of diplomatic issues and discuss how to operationalize India's status as a major defense partner.
21 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan's new Foreign Minister extends hand of friendship to India
Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi extended the hand of friendship to India after taking the oath, by offering uninterrupted dialogue to resolve all the outstanding issues, saying it's the only wise course as the two countries cannot afford any adventurism.
21 Aug 2018India
China's Defense Minister arrives in India today for 4-day visit
China has said its relations with India are improving steadily in all areas, including the military sphere, as its Defense Minister Lt Gen Wei Fenghe is set to begin his four-day visit to New Delhi today, the first after the 73-day Doklam standoff last year.
20 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
Exposed to passive cigarette smoking since childhood? Not good!
For those kids who grew up with parents who smoked, there's bad news in store.
20 Aug 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Taliban ambushes buses; takes over 100 people hostage
The Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses today on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and children, in the latest brazen assault by the insurgents, provincial officials said.
20 Aug 2018Facebook
Kerala man loses Gulf-job for insensitive comment on flood victims
Rahul Cheru Palayattu, an expat from Kerala, who worked at gulf firm Lulu Group International was sacked for posting an insensitive comment about the floods, which have brought the southern state of India to a standstill.
20 Aug 2018Kerala Floods
US: Indian NGO 'Sewa International' raises over $10,000 for Kerala
Sewa International, an Indian non-profit organization in America, has raised over $10,000 for flood relief operations in the deluge-hit Kerala.
20 Aug 2018India
Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage
More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, yesterday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.
20 Aug 2018India
Five best countries to visit in the Middle East
To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.
19 Aug 2018India
UK: Dawood's key aide Jabir Moti arrested at London hotel
Jabir Moti, a key aide of India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim, has been arrested by British police at London's Hilton Hotel on Friday.
19 Aug 2018Rajnath Singh
PM Imran Khan may open Kartarpur border for India's Sikhs
In what may be seen as an attempt by Pakistan to mend ties with India, the country may open Kartarpur border for Indians giving Sikh pilgrims access to historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur.
19 Aug 2018India
Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala-floods: Krishnamoorthi
A top Indian-American Congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi, said he is "horrified" by the destruction and loss of life caused by the severe floods in Kerala, saying the "unimaginable" human cost of the tragedy is felt by families across India and world.
19 Aug 2018Punjab
UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions
The UK Government has distanced itself from the issue of a pro-Khalistan rally organized by Sikh separatist groups at London's Trafalgar Square.
19 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
19 Aug 2018Georgia
Record: 18-year-old solves six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath
In a bizarre, albeit brilliant feat, an 18-year-old Georgian student solved six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath, and is on his way to becoming a Guiness World Record holder.
19 Aug 2018Sushma Swaraj
Crucial to propagate, conserve Hindi in its pure form: Swaraj
It's crucial to protect, propagate, and conserve Hindi in its pure form as language and culture are interconnected, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said at the 11th World Hindi Conference which began in Mauritius's capital Port Louis yesterday by paying tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
19 Aug 2018Saudi Arabia
Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj
Over 1.28L Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, officials said yesterday.
19 Aug 2018Tsunami
Strong 8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Fiji, no tsunami triggered
On Sunday, just after midnight GMT, a strong 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Fiji, said the US Geological Survey.
18 Aug 2018Donald Trump
Bomb that killed 40 Yemeni children supplied by US: Report
The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in Yemen was sold by the US under a State Department deal with Saudi Arabia.
18 Aug 2018Thailand
Why this Thailand dad dressed up like a woman!
Since 1976, Thailand has been celebrating Mother's Day on August 12, honoring Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's birthday, the Mother of all Thai people.
18 Aug 2018South Africa
South Africa: Indian-origin-man kills cousin during argument over TV remote
A South African Indian-origin man has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting dead his cousin during a heated argument over a TV remote control.
18 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Imran Khan wrongly pronounced Urdu words while taking oath
Imran Khan today stumbled over some of the Urdu words and wrongly pronounced them while taking oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister.
18 Aug 2018Kerala
UAE extends helping hand in Kerala's hour of need
Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has come out in support for flood-hit Kerala and ordered the formation of an emergency committee to provide relief to the victims.
18 Aug 2018Nobel Prize
Former UN chief, Nobel Prize winner Kofi Annan passes away
According to international diplomats, former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Prize winner Kofi Annan has passed away at the age of 80.
18 Aug 2018Singapore
Singapore will remember Vajpayee as a good friend: Singapore's minister
Singapore's Foreign Minister has condoled the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian PM will always be remembered as a good friend of the country.
18 Aug 2018Kerala
UN chief 'saddened' over destruction caused by floods in Kerala
UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness over the flooding and extensive damage and displacement caused in rain-battered Kerala.
18 Aug 2018Donald Trump
US: Trump team predicts an economic boom contradicting most analysts
Is the latest pickup in the US economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say? Or, as the Trump administration insists, is the economy on the cusp of an explosive boom that will reward Americans and defy those expectations?
18 Aug 2018Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Meet the newly sworn-in Pakistan PM, Imran Khan
A few minutes back, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, PTI chief Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister.
18 Aug 2018Detroit
Indian man assaults sleeping-woman on flight, as wife sat next
A 35-year-old Indian IT-manager was convicted for assaulting a sleeping woman on a Detroit bound flight from Las Vegas, while his wife sat next to him.
17 Aug 2018Sexual Assault
US: Indian man convicted of sexually-assaulting woman sleeping on flight
A 35-year-old Indian IT manager has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman sleeping aboard a Detroit-bound flight in the US, media reports said.
17 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Khan's oath taking ceremony
Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today arrived in Lahore to attend the swearing-in ceremony of his friend Imran Khan as Pakistan's Prime Minister.
17 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise
Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.
17 Aug 2018England
This three-year-old has IQ higher than Einstein!
She has an IQ more than Einstein's and thus has been inducted in the high-IQ society Mensa.
17 Aug 2018Apple
16-year-old Australian hacks Apple's corporate network; user accounts data accessed
An Australian schoolboy who "dreamed" of working for Apple hacked the firm's computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant said today no customer data was compromised.