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12 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nine killed, three trapped in coal mine explosion
A methane gas explosion in a coal mine in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today killed nine miners while three others were still trapped.
12 Sep 2018London
Vijay Mallya to appear before UK court for extradition hearing
Vijay Mallya will appear before a London court today for a hearing in his extradition case, during which the judge is expected to review a video of the Mumbai jail cell prepared by the Indian authorities for the embattled liquor tycoon.
12 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Sharif, daughter, son-in-law granted parole to attend Kulsoom's funeral
Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (Retd) Muhammad Safdar reached Lahore early Wednesday from Rawalpindi after they were released from Adiala Jail on a 12-hour parole to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.
12 Sep 2018Education
Indian student numbers at UK universities fall sharply: Report
The number of Indian students going to UK universities has seen a sharp fall, revealed a new report.
11 Sep 2018Facebook
#NicoleFromLastNight: Guy emails 246 Nicoles after one gives wrong number
How far would you go to get the number of the girl you met at a bar? Definitely not as far as this guy, who emailed 246 Nicoles, after one gave him the wrong number.
11 Sep 2018Afghanistan
Suicide bomber kills at least 5 in Afghanistan
At least five people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up among protesters in eastern Afghanistan, an official said, in the latest violence to hit the country.
11 Sep 2018Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia shocker: Man arrested for sharing breakfast with woman
Saudi authorities have arrested a man after a video of him having breakfast with a woman surfaced online and offended many.
11 Sep 2018Computer Science
India-born woman student to get 'Young Scholar' award in US
Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, an India-born woman scholar in the US, has been chosen for a prestigious award for her work to help detect potentially life-threatening health issues using smartphones.
11 Sep 2018India
NRI body seeks Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh
A group of some Indian-American organizations in the US has launched a campaign seeking Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh who have been left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.
11 Sep 2018Scotland
Indian billionaire's daughter gets chef, butler, footmen in UK college
An unnamed Indian billionaire's daughter has been dubbed the "poshest" student in the UK after it was claimed that her family is hiring 12 staff members to help her during her studies at a Scottish university.
11 Sep 2018Serena Williams
#SerenaWilliamsMeltdown: "Upset people are offended, but won't take cartoon down"
An Australian cartoonist, Mark Knight is under public fire for drawing a cartoon of Serena Williams' meltdown in the US Open Final which is supposedly "racist and repugnant".
11 Sep 2018Russia News
Russia to launch biggest war games in its history
Hundreds of thousands of Russian troops will take part in the country's largest-ever military drills Tuesday, in a massive show of force featuring Chinese soldiers that has rattled the West.
11 Sep 2018World Health Organization
800,000 people commit suicide every year, WHO gives details
Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15 to 29 in 2016, according to the WHO.
11 Sep 2018Pakistan News
US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism
The US has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants Islamabad to cooperate fully in the war against terrorism as it is a matter of "extraordinary importance" to America, US President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton said.
11 Sep 2018India
First 2+2 Dialogue was consequential and a strategic milestone: US
The first India-US 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi was consequential and a strategic milestone, a Trump administration official said yesterday, asserting the decisions taken during the talks propelled the bilateral relationship to a new level.
11 Sep 2018Donald Trump
China promises to hit back if Trump imposes new tariffs
China on Monday promised retaliation if US President Donald Trump escalates their tariff battle, raising the risk Beijing might target operations of American companies as it runs out of imports for penalties.
10 Sep 2018United Nations (UN)
UN rights chief wants a new panel for Myanmar prosecutions
The UN rights chief called for the creation of a new mechanism for preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.
10 Sep 2018Afghanistan
Taliban's attacks on Afghan security forces kill 21
The Taliban has attacked Afghan security forces in the country's north, killing at least 21 in two separate attacks.
10 Sep 2018Texas
Texas officer who mistakenly killed a man has been arrested
A Texas police officer, who shot and killed a man who she mistakenly thought was in her apartment, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.
10 Sep 2018Venkaiah Naidu
People trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable': Venkaiah Naidu
Some people are trying to make the word Hindu "untouchable" and "intolerable", Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday as he stressed on the need for preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter "ill-informed" opinions and attitudes.
10 Sep 2018Russia News
Russia accuses US of using white phosphorous bombs in Syria
Russia on Sunday accused the United States of carrying out bombing using white phosphorous in eastern Syria against military targets in civilian areas, which is banned under international law.
10 Sep 2018Theresa May
UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe
Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday came under fire from different sides of his Conservative Party in the wake of a controversial dossier on his personal life and his attack on British PM Theresa May by comparing her Brexit plans with a "suicide vest".
10 Sep 2018Paris
Paris Knife attack: 7 people injured, 4 in critical condition
Two British tourists, among seven others, were wounded in Paris after they were attacked by a man carrying a knife and an iron bar, said the police. Four are in critical condition.
09 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Transgender set on fire for resisting sexual assault
A transgender in Pakistan died on Saturday after he was set on fire allegedly by four persons when he resisted their attempt to sexually assault him.
09 Sep 2018Alabama
US: Shooting at Alabama McDonald's leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded
One person is dead and four people have been injured following a shooting at a McDonald's near Auburn University in Alabama, a southeastern US state.
09 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Arif Alvi sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan
Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new President on Sunday.
09 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Guy, whose expressions in Trump-rally went viral, removed from seat
Donald Trump's rally on Thursday in Montana was just like any other, hats of 'Make America Great Again' dotted the venue, and everyone seemed enthusiastic. Except one guy wearing a plaid shirt.
09 Sep 2018Plane Crash
21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan
An overloaded commercial plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan located in East-Central Africa on Sunday killing 21 people, a local official said.
09 Sep 2018India
Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu
India has made tremendous progress under PM Modi in last four years and the entire world is now looking towards the country, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu told a gathering of Telugu Americans in Chicago.
09 Sep 2018Egypt
Egypt: Court hands 5-year jail term to UNESCO award-winning photojournalist
An Egyptian court on Saturday handed a five-year jail sentence to a prominent photojournalist, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who had earlier this year received the UNESCO's World Freedom Prize.
08 Sep 2018New York City
Hong Kong is home to most ultra-wealthy people, not NYC
New York City, the largest city of US, has been toppled by Asia's giant Hong Kong, as the home to the maximum number of ultra-wealthy people.
08 Sep 2018Dallas
US: Cop enters home thinking it's hers, shoots owner dead
In a heart-breaking incident, a police officer in Dallas shot her neighbor after entering his home, thinking it was her apartment.
08 Sep 2018Twitter
Domino's withdraws 'tattoo campaign' after dozens take it seriously
Domino's Russia may have underestimated people's love for pizzas, which is why they had to roll back a viral campaign, merely five days after it was launched.
08 Sep 2018Nepal
Helicopter carrying 6 passengers, 1 pilot, crashes in Nepal
A helicopter carrying seven people, including one pilot, crashed in Nepal's mountainous region on Saturday, reports said.
08 Sep 2018France
France detains Liberia's ex-militant commander for crimes against humanity
France detained a suspected former militant commander from Liberia's (Africa) civil war and charged him with crimes against humanity for atrocities including torture and cannibalism, police said yesterday.
08 Sep 2018United States of America
US: Indian-origin people among 15 indicted in massive call-center scam
As many as 15 people, including Indian-origin, and five India-based businesses were indicted yesterday in the multimillion-dollar call center scam which defrauded thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars.
08 Sep 2018Japan
Japan death toll rises to 30 after powerful quake
The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 30 on Saturday, as tens of thousands of rescue workers raked through the mud for survivors.
08 Sep 2018India
Trump wants to stop subsidies to growing-economies like India, China
US President Donald Trump yesterday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a "developing nation", to grow faster than anybody.
08 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Is the White House crumbling from within?
Following harrowing revelations by legendary journalist Bob Woodward, and by an anonymous senior official about fault lines within the Trump administration, chaos, suspicion, and uncertainty have gripped the White House.
07 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Congratulating Army for battling terrorism, Imran speaks about way forward
Pakistani PM Imran Khan, on Thursday, said Pakistan will not fight wars of other countries, and insisted the foreign policy of his government will be in national interest.