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Indonesia ferry accident death toll plumps to 24: Official

Indonesia ferry accident death toll plumps to 24: Official

At least 24 people, including children, died today after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, officials said, as rescuers raced to save scores of other passengers still missing or

Jul 04, 2018, 08:58 AM IST
Baghdadi's son killed in attack in Syria's Homa: Islamic State

Baghdadi's son killed in attack in Syria's Homa: Islamic State

Al-Badri was killed in an "operation against the Nussayriyyah and the Russians at the thermal power station in Homs," the group said in a statement alongside a photo of a young man holding an assault

Jul 04, 2018, 08:09 AM IST
Emirates to discontinue 'Hindu meal' service on flights; have other vegetarian meal options on menu

Emirates to discontinue 'Hindu meal' service on flights; have other vegetarian meal options on menu

In an official statement issued by the airline, Emirates said that the decision to withdraw the above-mentioned option from its in-flight menu was taken following a review of the onboard products and

Jul 04, 2018, 07:52 AM IST
Google Doodle celebrates vaccum inventor Hubert Cecil's birthday

Google Doodle celebrates vaccum inventor Hubert Cecil's birthday

Hubert Cecil Booth was an engineer who invented one of the first versions of the vacuum cleaner.

Jul 04, 2018, 07:18 AM IST
Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 11 at Yemen wedding party

Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 11 at Yemen wedding party

If confirmed, the Tuesday`s attack was the latest in a series of airstrikes that resulted in the deaths of civilians in Yemen. 

Jul 04, 2018, 06:24 AM IST
Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for US colleges

Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for US colleges

The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of

Jul 04, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
We produce the same in 4 hours: How Ford Europe CEO trolled Elon Musk on car production

We produce the same in 4 hours: How Ford Europe CEO trolled Elon Musk on car production

Steven Armstrong took to Twitter and trolled Elon Musk on achieving its production target claiming Ford can achieve the same in four hours.

Jul 03, 2018, 21:32 PM IST
Divers draw up high-profile rescue plan as Thai boys remain stuck in cave

Divers draw up high-profile rescue plan as Thai boys remain stuck in cave

Rescuers battled intensifying rain to furiously pump water from a cave in Thailand on Tuesday, as officials thrashed out plans to extract a young soccer team located by divers after being trapped and

Jul 03, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
Lebanon's women police officers wear mini shorts, reason sparks intense debate

Lebanon's women police officers wear mini shorts, reason sparks intense debate

Mayor of Brummana, a small town in Lebanon, has put forth a rather bizarre reason for women police officers to 'look good.'

Jul 03, 2018, 14:21 PM IST
Pakistan elections 2018: Over 11,800 candidates contesting on 849 general seats

Pakistan elections 2018: Over 11,800 candidates contesting on 849 general seats

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the final list of candidates, according to which, 3,459 candidates will contest on 272 general seats of the National Assembly, while 8,396 are

Jul 03, 2018, 14:06 PM IST
Indian engineer dies after jumping off rocks at Elk river waterfalls in US

Indian engineer dies after jumping off rocks at Elk river waterfalls in US

Gogineni Nagarjuna, jumped off a rock close to the bottom of the falls and was pulled under by the strong pool currents.

Jul 03, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Pakistan hub of terrorism, spreads false narrative about Kashmir: India at UN

Pakistan hub of terrorism, spreads false narrative about Kashmir: India at UN

The representative of Pakistan said that the High Commissioner for Human Rights has identified many violations in Kashmir and added that repeating groundless accusations do not make them fact.

Jul 03, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Thai boys trapped in cave found alive after 10 days, may remain stuck for months

Thai boys trapped in cave found alive after 10 days, may remain stuck for months

Rescuers are yet to decide on what would be the best way to get the group out in their weakened condition. 

Jul 03, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
Over 1500 Indian pilgrims stranded in flood-hit Nepal, MEA assures all help

Over 1500 Indian pilgrims stranded in flood-hit Nepal, MEA assures all help

As many as 11 people have lost their lives and thousands of houses have been submerged in the water in plain lands.

Jul 03, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Mike Pompeo to travel to Pyongyang after postponing India 2+2

Mike Pompeo to travel to Pyongyang after postponing India 2+2

The state department's announcement comes days after Pompeo called External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to inform her about his decision to postpone the July 6 India-US 2+2 dialogue in Washington

Jul 03, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
Soccer team that went missing 9 days back in Thailand cave found alive

Soccer team that went missing 9 days back in Thailand cave found alive

A massive international rescue effort has been under way since, with rescue teams battling through thick mud and high water to try to reach the group.

Jul 02, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
'We cannot live here': Afghanistan's Sikhs weigh future after suicide bombing

'We cannot live here': Afghanistan's Sikhs weigh future after suicide bombing

The victims of the attack claimed by militant group Islamic State included Avtar Singh Khalsa, the only Sikh candidate in parliamentary elections this October, and Rawail Singh, a prominent community

Jul 02, 2018, 14:54 PM IST
Man arrested for secretly filming young couples in posh hotel rooms

Man arrested for secretly filming young couples in posh hotel rooms

A tiny hole in the ceiling contained a recording and streaming device which could be operated remotely.

Jul 02, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
China develops 'Star Wars gun' which can fire at targets 1 kilometer away

China develops 'Star Wars gun' which can fire at targets 1 kilometer away

The ZKZM-500 has the potential of becoming the most lethal weapon in the world with its energy beam reportedly capable of 'instant carbonisation' of skin and tissues.

Jul 02, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
PM Modi condemns blast targeting Sikh community in Afghanistan

PM Modi condemns blast targeting Sikh community in Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Afghanistan of all possible help.

Jul 02, 2018, 08:33 AM IST

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