close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

  • 542/542 TARGET 272
  • BJP+

    354BJP+

  • CONG+

    90CONG+

  • OTH

    98OTH

World News

Bomb at Sunni Muslim mosque in Pakistan kills two, injures 14

Bomb at Sunni Muslim mosque in Pakistan kills two, injures 14

The blast went off at the Sunni Muslim mosque when people were offering Friday prayers.

May 24, 2019, 22:32 PM IST
Donald Trump telephones Narendra Modi to congratulate him, both agree to meet at G-20 Summit: White House

Donald Trump telephones Narendra Modi to congratulate him, both agree to meet at G-20 Summit: White House

The two leaders also agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit, to be held on June 28 and 29, in Osaka, Japan.

May 24, 2019, 22:06 PM IST
China keen to work with re-elected PM Narendra Modi to further deepen bilateral ties

China keen to work with re-elected PM Narendra Modi to further deepen bilateral ties

The April 27-28 Wuhan summit between Modi and Xi last year was largely credited to have turned around the bilateral relations soured by the 73-day Doklam standoff, triggered by the attempts of the

May 24, 2019, 17:17 PM IST
North Korea blames US for failed summit, urges 'new calculation'

North Korea blames US for failed summit, urges 'new calculation'

A spokesman for North Korea`s foreign ministry accused the US of trying to shift the blame for the breakdown of the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

May 24, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

May set out a timetable for her departure - she will resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7 with a leadership contest beginning the following week. 

May 24, 2019, 15:32 PM IST
Pakistan test-fires ballistic missile Shaheen-II

Pakistan test-fires ballistic missile Shaheen-II

The Army said in a statement that the launch of Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 kilometers, was successful and ended in the Arabian Sea.

May 24, 2019, 15:28 PM IST
Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot

More than 360 same-sex couples married on Friday, according to government data, after years of heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled and democratic island.

May 24, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
US sees Pakistan-based LeT threat to it in Afghanistan: Pentagon report

US sees Pakistan-based LeT threat to it in Afghanistan: Pentagon report

The LeT designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN was responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that killed 166 people.

May 24, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
Elon Musk mocks Bezos' moon, space colony plans

Elon Musk mocks Bezos' moon, space colony plans

Amazon CEO Bezos had described his vision of humans living on miles-long, orbiting space stations called "O`Neill colonies", named after physicist Gerard O`Neill, who first floated the concept.

May 24, 2019, 13:52 PM IST
Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court

President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of votes in the poll to lead the world`s third-biggest democracy, beating retired general Prabowo, who got 44.5%. 

May 24, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
How Pakistani media reported BJP's win in Lok Sabha election 2019

How Pakistani media reported BJP's win in Lok Sabha election 2019

Narendra Modi has repeatedly said that there cannot be any compromise with India's peace, national security and territorial integrity - all of which have been targeted by Pakistan, either directly or

May 24, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital

Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital

Fighting has been concentrated in southern suburbs but the Rixos is much closer to the city centre, next to the former residence of Muammar Gaddafi, who was toppled in 2011.

May 24, 2019, 12:35 PM IST
SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites

The Falcon 9 lifted off at 10.30 pm on Thursday from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Florida`s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, following several delays: first a 24-hour delay due to high upper-level

May 24, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
British PM May expected to announce date of her departure

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure

May will remain in the office during a Conservative Party leadership election lasting about six weeks. The contest is likely to start on June 10 after US President Donald Trump`s state visit to

May 24, 2019, 12:02 PM IST
US south 'still under the gun' after deadly storms

US south 'still under the gun' after deadly storms

More than 30 tornadoes struck on Monday and Tuesday from Texas, Oklahoma and across the southern plains into Missouri, said meteorologists with the National Weather Service. 

May 22, 2019, 15:10 PM IST
Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

Demonstrations over the outcome of last month`s presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia`s capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which,

May 22, 2019, 14:11 PM IST
US intercepts Russian bombers, fighter jets off Alaska

US intercepts Russian bombers, fighter jets off Alaska

The Russian nuclear-capable long-range bombers on Monday flew into the Air Defence Identification Zone, which extends approximately 200 miles off Alaska`s western coast.

May 22, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
DNA test confirms death of NTJ leader in Easter bombings in Sri Lanka

DNA test confirms death of NTJ leader in Easter bombings in Sri Lanka

Easter bombings in Sri Lanka had killed more than 250 people and injured 500 others.

May 21, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said the main reason for a downward shift in economic momentum was a slowdown in household consumption.

May 21, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Police file New Zealand's first terrorism charge over mosque shootings

Police file New Zealand's first terrorism charge over mosque shootings

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers on March 15, killing 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

May 21, 2019, 13:45 PM IST