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Nepal flooding and landslides: Death toll reaches 65

Nepal flooding and landslides: Death toll reaches 65

Flooding and landslides have hit the Terai region of the country after incessant rainfall over the past several days.

Jul 15, 2019, 08:36 AM IST
European leaders join French President Emmanuel Macron for Bastille Day parade

European leaders join French President Emmanuel Macron for Bastille Day parade

After riding down Champs Elysees boulevard in a military vehicle, French President Emmanuel Macron joined leaders also including Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Portuguese President Marcelo

Jul 14, 2019, 20:39 PM IST
Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Millions have taken to the streets over the past month in some of the largest and most violent protests in decades over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for

Jul 14, 2019, 20:29 PM IST
American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time

American Airline`s decision was expected after the Federal Aviation Administration last month uncovered a new flaw that Boeing estimates will take until at least September to fix.

Jul 14, 2019, 20:24 PM IST
India wants Pakistan to permit 5,000 pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib daily

India wants Pakistan to permit 5,000 pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib daily

India has offered to make the corridor operational in November of 2019, given the historic importance of 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Jul 14, 2019, 14:00 PM IST
Donald Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal just to irk Barack Obama: Leaked memo

Donald Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal just to irk Barack Obama: Leaked memo

A leaked memo from UK's former ambassador to the US claims that Donald Trump had pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal for 'personality reasons'.

Jul 14, 2019, 08:37 AM IST
43 dead in Nepal, six districts in Bihar stare at floods as rains swell rivers

43 dead in Nepal, six districts in Bihar stare at floods as rains swell rivers

Heavy and continuous rainfall in the Terai region of Nepal has thrown life out of gear here and in Bihar.

Jul 14, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
Power outage strikes New York City, subway services affected

Power outage strikes New York City, subway services affected

Buildings and streets are also experiencing the outage, while traffic snarls are expected in Manhatten.

Jul 14, 2019, 06:55 AM IST
India and Pakistan meeting on Kartarpur Corridor resumes on Sunday

India and Pakistan meeting on Kartarpur Corridor resumes on Sunday

The second round of talks were previously scheduled for April 2 but had been held back after India raised concerns over the presence of ' controversial elements' on the Pakistani side.

Jul 14, 2019, 06:26 AM IST
France to create space command within air force: President Emmanuel Macron

France to create space command within air force: President Emmanuel Macron

Macron said the new military doctrine setting up a space command would strengthen protection of French satellites. He said the investment involved had yet to determined.

Jul 14, 2019, 00:24 AM IST
US: Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm

US: Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm

The National Hurricane Center, which hours earlier said Barry had become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, said the storm slowed as it came ashore near Intracoastal City, Louisiana, with maximum

Jul 14, 2019, 00:08 AM IST
Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: Report

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: Report

A car bomb exploded at the hotel where local elders and lawmakers were having a meeting on Friday night, and then three gunmen stormed in, police said. 

Jul 13, 2019, 17:25 PM IST
37 countries, including Pakistan and Saudi, defend China in UN letter over Xinjiang

37 countries, including Pakistan and Saudi, defend China in UN letter over Xinjiang

UN ambassadors from 37 countries, including Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, have released a letter defending China`s "contribution to the international human rights cause" in the Xinjiang region, in

Jul 13, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
Footage of first set of Russian missile system S-400 being delivered to Turkey released online

Footage of first set of Russian missile system S-400 being delivered to Turkey released online

The first parts of the missile system were delivered to the Murted air base, the Turkish defence ministry said in a statement. 

Jul 13, 2019, 10:10 AM IST
India-US trade talks: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to visit Washington for next round

India-US trade talks: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to visit Washington for next round

The two-day India US trade talks came to an end on Friday with no big breakthrough but sides agreeing to continue discussions on trade issues. Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal will be going to

Jul 12, 2019, 23:16 PM IST
India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kartarpur corridor on Sunday; pilgrims' security on agenda

India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kartarpur corridor on Sunday; pilgrims' security on agenda

Indian and Pakistani officials will meet for the second time on Sunday for Kartarpur talks. The talks which will take place at Wagah, Pakistan will see both sides discussing modalities for the

Jul 12, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
First shipment of Russian S-400 defence systems arrive in Turkey

First shipment of Russian S-400 defence systems arrive in Turkey

The first components of the Russian S-400 system were delivered to the air base in Murted near Turkish capital Ankara   

Jul 12, 2019, 14:00 PM IST
6.0 magnitude earthquake rattles Papua New Guinea

6.0 magnitude earthquake rattles Papua New Guinea

According to the USGS, the quake occurred at 5:08 PM and its epicentre was located 174 kilometres north of Arawa.

Jul 12, 2019, 07:44 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's oratory skills 'spectacular', has audience in 'palm of his hands', says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

PM Narendra Modi's oratory skills 'spectacular', has audience in 'palm of his hands', says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

'I must say Prime Minister Modi made one of the most fantastic speeches ever I have heard,' she said .

Jul 12, 2019, 06:37 AM IST
Severe turbulence injures 35 passengers on Air Canada flight from Canada to Australia

Severe turbulence injures 35 passengers on Air Canada flight from Canada to Australia

The Air Canada flight 33 flying via Vancouver made an emergency landing in Honolulu after being diverted.

Jul 12, 2019, 00:32 AM IST