'Mann ki Baat': World is keen to know more about India, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation in the ninth 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday.

World bends, stretches, twists to mark first International Yoga Day
World bends, stretches, twists to mark first International Yoga Day

Tens of thousands yoga enthusiasts around the world on Sunday took to mats and stretched, bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures in a symbol of universality of the ancient Indian spiritual practice as they marked the maiden International Day of Yoga.

Zayn Malik wants to make move into fashion world?
Zayn Malik wants to make move into fashion world?

 Former One Direction star Zayn Malik is reportedly keen to make the move into the world of fashion.

Blue is world's favourite colour

People around the world just love the colour blue, or so claims a new poll.

UN warns of coming hunger in North Korea

A drought in North Korea could lead to huge food shortages this year, the top U.N. official in the country told Reuters in an interview.

This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.

Four Macedonia police injured in clashes near Kosovo border

 Macedonia, hit by a deep political crisis, was further shaken Saturday when four police officers were injured in clashes with an armed group near the Kosovo border, with some reports talking of fatalities.

Back on the beat: Rio cops step up patrols

Faced with a surge in armed robberies, Rio de Janeiro police are using mounted patrols and old-fashioned tactics to combat crime ahead of next year`s Olympic Games.

Mobile phone data could help power developing world

Cell phone data can be used to help developing countries plan electrical infrastructure based on population distribution and projected energy consumption, researchers say.

Looted Nazi painting returned to heir of owner in New York

 A 17th century painting stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish German art curator in Paris who was later murdered at Auschwitz was returned to the late owner`s daughter at a ceremony in New York on Tuesday.

Saudi king warns of Iran threat, rebels hit border town

 Saudi Arabia`s King Salman on Tuesday urged his fellow Gulf leaders to stand up to Iran, as Yemeni rebels backed by Tehran bombarded a Saudi border city.

Biggest jalebi, imarti world record with Mumbai restaurant

Mumbai's Saatvik food restaurant Sanskriti has broken the Guinness World Record for the largest imarti (a sweetmeat) in the world. It has also surpassed the Limca Book of Records.

I don't live in a delusional world: Irrfan
I don't live in a delusional world: Irrfan

 Actor Irrfan Khan says he doesn't have any attitude that he is doing Hollywood projects.

Even kids lose sleep over parental divorce
Even kids lose sleep over parental divorce

Parental separation or divorce increases in kids the risk of psychosomatic problems, including concentration and sleep difficulties, says a study.

Marriage takes work, says Scarlett Johansson on split with Ryan Reynolds
Marriage takes work, says Scarlett Johansson on split with Ryan Reynolds

Scarlett Johansson has opened up about on why she split with Ryan Reynolds.

'Gone with the Wind' outfit sold for USD 137,000

An outfit worn by actress Vivien Leigh in the film "Gone with the Wind" has been sold for USD 137,000 at an auction in California.

'Game of Thrones' is world's most popular illegal download TV series
'Game of Thrones' is world's most popular illegal download TV series

American fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones' has been named as world's most popular illegal download TV series so far.

Race to kill animal plague begins

After smallpox, rinderpest and polio, health officials have launched a global effort to vanquish yet another disease - a sheep and goat-killer that is little known in rich countries but creates economic ruin for the world's poorest people.

Who`s saying what at the Iran nuclear talks

After 18 months of talks to rein in Iran`s nuclear ambitions, some of the world`s top diplomats were negotiating into the night Tuesday with a midnight deadline set to be abandoned.

No need yet for ground troops in Yemen, Saudi says

There is no need yet for ground troops in Yemen, the spokesman for a Saudi-led coalition which has conducted six days of air strikes against Shiite militia rebels said Tuesday.