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Defence, regional security top priority as PM Modi meets Abe in Japan

Defence, regional security top priority as PM Modi meets Abe in Japan

India is also hoping to have some kind of synergy or integration between Modi's Ayushman Bharat scheme and the Japanese programme which is called Asia Health and Wellbeing Initiative.

Oct 28, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
11 killed in Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting, Donald Trump vows death penalty

11 killed in Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting, Donald Trump vows death penalty

Neither Trump nor his base were committal on changing their pro-gun stance.

Oct 28, 2018, 09:12 AM IST
Ousted Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's security withdrawn by president Sirisena

Ousted Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's security withdrawn by president Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday withdrew the security of deposed prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who still claims to be the constitutionally-appointed premier despite being

Oct 27, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Gunman kills at least 8 at Pittsburgh synagogue in US, yells 'all Jews must die'

Gunman kills at least 8 at Pittsburgh synagogue in US, yells 'all Jews must die'

A gunman killed at least eight people and injured 12 in an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue during Sabbath religious services on Saturday.

Oct 27, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
At least 4 killed, 3 cops injured in shooting incident at Pittsburgh synagogue in US

At least 4 killed, 3 cops injured in shooting incident at Pittsburgh synagogue in US

An active shooting incident in the area of a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday resulted in "multiple casualties," a police commander said.

Oct 27, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
Row over beer named Ganesh in UK, firm says ‘used it for Indian flavour profile’

Row over beer named Ganesh in UK, firm says ‘used it for Indian flavour profile’

A micro-brewery in northern England on Friday confirmed that it was withdrawing 'Ganesh' as the brand name of a special beer it had brewed a few months ago.

Oct 27, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Imran Khan’s sister among Pakistanis owning benami properties in UAE

Imran Khan’s sister among Pakistanis owning benami properties in UAE

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's sister is among 44 prominent political and government figures owning benami properties in United Arab Emirates.

Oct 27, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
US Defense Secretary says Khashoggi killing undermines regional stability

US Defense Secretary says Khashoggi killing undermines regional stability

Saudi officials have said he was accidentally killed in a botched security operation to return him to the kingdom.

Oct 27, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
Pakistan exposed again, Oxford report says country bigger risk to peace than Syria

Pakistan exposed again, Oxford report says country bigger risk to peace than Syria

The report says Pakistan poses thrice the risk to humanity and world peace than war-torn Syria.

Oct 27, 2018, 09:55 AM IST
Barack Obama rips Donald Trump in no-holds-barred verbal onslaught

Barack Obama rips Donald Trump in no-holds-barred verbal onslaught

"What we have not seen before in our public life is politicians just blatantly, repeatedly, baldly, shamelessly, lying. Just making stuff up."

Oct 27, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
India contributes $300K to UN programme to train commanders

India contributes $300K to UN programme to train commanders

India's contribution will be used with "a specific focus on issues of conduct and discipline," 

Oct 27, 2018, 08:13 AM IST
Professional wrestler accused of sending 14 bombs through mail to critics of Trump

Professional wrestler accused of sending 14 bombs through mail to critics of Trump

Bombs through mail were received by security teams of Barack Obama and the Clintons. Cops have not ruled out making more arrests.

Oct 27, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Suspect arrested in connection with US serial bomb packages

Suspect arrested in connection with US serial bomb packages

Multiple news outlets identified the suspect as Cesar Sayoc, 50, and a resident of Florida.

Oct 26, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
Turmoil in Sri Lanka as ex-president Rajapaksa sworn in as PM

Turmoil in Sri Lanka as ex-president Rajapaksa sworn in as PM

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was on Friday sworn-in as the Prime Minister before the current President Maithripala Sisisena, Sri Lankan media reports. 

Oct 26, 2018, 20:30 PM IST
Pakistan removes Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD and FIF from banned outfit list: Report

Pakistan removes Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD and FIF from banned outfit list: Report

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) was told that the special ordinance against banned outfits had lapsed and it had never been extended or tabled in parliament to be converted into an Act.

Oct 26, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Donald Trump may send US troops to Mexico border, migrants remain undeterred

Donald Trump may send US troops to Mexico border, migrants remain undeterred

"I am bringing out the military for this National Emergency. They will be stopped!" Trump wrote on Twitter.

Oct 26, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Strong quake off Greece, no early reports of damage, injuries

Strong quake off Greece, no early reports of damage, injuries

A strong quake with a magnitude of at least 6.4 struck off Greece early on Friday, earthquake monitors said, but there were no initial reports of extensive damage or casualties.

Oct 26, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
Google fires 48 employees for sexual harassment

Google fires 48 employees for sexual harassment

A media report had alleged that the search engine giant protected three senior executives from allegations of sexual misconduct by offering them payouts. 

Oct 26, 2018, 07:40 AM IST
US: Radio stations in Washington evacuated after another suspicious package scare

US: Radio stations in Washington evacuated after another suspicious package scare

After nearly three hours of search and examining the package contents, authorities gave an all clear to the FM station that received it. 

Oct 26, 2018, 07:07 AM IST
Two more 'potential explosive devices' intercepted in US, massive criminal investigation launched

Two more 'potential explosive devices' intercepted in US, massive criminal investigation launched

This comes barely two weeks before US congressional elections.

Oct 25, 2018, 08:24 AM IST

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