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9 killed, hundreds injured as strong earthquake jolts Japan

9 killed, hundreds injured as strong earthquake jolts Japan

Jebi, the strongest typhoon in 25 years, killed at least 10 people and caused widespread damage and disruption.

Sep 06, 2018, 21:22 PM IST
2 dead, 120 injured in Japan earthquake

2 dead, 120 injured in Japan earthquake

Multiple houses were buried by landslides and rescue work is underway for those still missing, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said.

Sep 06, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Pakistan election commission officially declares Dr Arif Alvi as 13th president

Pakistan election commission officially declares Dr Arif Alvi as 13th president

The 69-year-old dentist secured 352 votes while his rivals Rehman and Ahsan clinched 184 and 124 votes respectively.

Sep 05, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Alvi's family migrated to Pakistan from India after partition.

Sep 05, 2018, 06:29 AM IST
 Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, over 600 flights cancelled

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, over 600 flights cancelled

More than 600 flights have been cancelled by domestic airlines after Typhoon Jebi made the landfall in Japan.

Sep 04, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
Krishna temple damaged in 2015 Nepal earthquake reopens after 3 years on Janmashtami

Krishna temple damaged in 2015 Nepal earthquake reopens after 3 years on Janmashtami

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm.

Sep 03, 2018, 07:32 AM IST
Pakistan is facing external, internal challenges: Imran Khan

Pakistan is facing external, internal challenges: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Khan also assured General Bajwa to provide all resources required to maintain the capability and capacity of the armed forces.

Aug 31, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
China issues flood alert in India as water level rises in River Tsangpo

China issues flood alert in India as water level rises in River Tsangpo

Ering said the communication from China came following heavy rains in that country after which Tsangpo was in spate.

Aug 31, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit; four-layer security, special commandos, bullet-proof cars for VVIP guests

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit; four-layer security, special commandos, bullet-proof cars for VVIP guests

 BIMSTEC Summit would be held from August 30 to August 31. 

Aug 30, 2018, 07:28 AM IST
Woman TV journalist hacked to death in Bangladesh

Woman TV journalist hacked to death in Bangladesh

Subarna Akter Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV.

Aug 29, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
At least 11 killed in suicide car bombing in western Iraq

At least 11 killed in suicide car bombing in western Iraq

A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of Al-Qaim in western Iraq today.  

Aug 29, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Pakistan must change direction or perish, improve ties with neighbours: Imran Khan

Pakistan must change direction or perish, improve ties with neighbours: Imran Khan

In his maiden speech after taking over as Pakistan's PM, the PTI chief said they want to improve ties with all their neighbours, on their foreign policy.

Aug 20, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Imran Khan's speech is likely to focus on tackling rampant corruption and the current economic crisis. 

Aug 19, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
Carrying home Pakistan's love for India: Sidhu after Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Carrying home Pakistan's love for India: Sidhu after Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Sidhu, who had claimed that he will visit Pakistan as a 'goodwill ambassador', was in Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PTI chief Imran Khan.

Aug 18, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Imran Khan fumbles, says 'sorry' while taking oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM: Watch

Imran Khan fumbles, says 'sorry' while taking oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM: Watch

The ceremony was attended by former cricketer and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who arrived in Pakistan on Friday.

Aug 18, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
18th Asian Games: Indonesian police kills dozens of criminals in crackdown

18th Asian Games: Indonesian police kills dozens of criminals in crackdown

According to AI, 31 people died in police raids between January and August this year in Jakarta and Palembang.

Aug 18, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Imran Khan - A cricketer who 'struggled for 22 years' to become Pakistan's PM

Imran Khan - A cricketer who 'struggled for 22 years' to become Pakistan's PM

Imran Khan's party PTI emerged as the single largest party in Pakistan parliamentary polls.   

Aug 18, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
After '22 years of struggle', Imran Khan begins new innings as Pakistan's 22nd PM

After '22 years of struggle', Imran Khan begins new innings as Pakistan's 22nd PM

Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket legend, was sworn-in as the country's 22nd Prime Minister in a simple ceremony at President House in Islamabad on Saturday.

Aug 18, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

PTI chief Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM on Saturday. 

Aug 18, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan secured 176 votes while Sharif got 96 votes out of 342-member lower house of Parliament. 

Aug 17, 2018, 18:32 PM IST