EU 'concerned' over Hong Kong protests, urges restraint

02 Oct 2014

The EU today expressed concern over demonstrations in Hong Kong and called on all sides to stay calm as a protester deadline for the ...

Industries, banks take up Swachh Bharat campaign in TN

02 Oct 2014

Financial institutions and other industries across Tamil Nadu conducted the Central Government's ambitious "Swachh Bharat" campaign today ...

Tough to beat India at home but will try our best: Ramdin

02 Oct 2014

West Indies Test skipper Denesh Ramdin today said that beating India at home would be an uphill task but felt the hosts would be under ...

Poor safety blamed after 15 killed in Bulgaria blast

02 Oct 2014

Fifteen people died in a blast at a Bulgarian explosives decommissioning plant, officials confirmed today, as workers complained of low pay ...

Palestinian govt calls for USD 4 bn for Gaza reconstruction

02 Oct 2014

The Palestinian government today in a reconstruction plan for Gaza ahead of an October 12 donor conference called for USD 4 billion to ...

Police shoot dead unarmed man in New York

02 Oct 2014

An unarmed man was shot dead in the back by New York police after intervening when a knife-wielding assailant threatened a woman and her ...

US factory orders dive on fall in aircraft orders

02 Oct 2014

US manufacturing orders dived in August, nearly reversing July's gain, on a sharp drop in volatile Boeing aircraft orders, the Commerce ...

Officials ask about 80 to watch for Ebola symptoms

02 Oct 2014

Health officials in Texas say they have reached out to about 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with the man infected ...

IMF worried about sustained slow global growth

02 Oct 2014

IMF chief Christine Lagarde today warned that the global economy could be sinking into a prolonged period of "mediocre" growth which could ...

Thai police detain 3 Myanmar men in Brits murder case

02 Oct 2014

Thai police today detained three Myanmar men over the murder of two British tourists on the southern island of Koh Tao, saying one provided ...

Families of youths jailed in Kuwait demand their release

02 Oct 2014

Family members of the nine Indian youths jailed in Kuwait in connection with the alleged murder of two Egyptian workers today demanded ...

Daylight robbery at jewellery shop, two held

02 Oct 2014

In an audacious heist, four robbers raided a jewellery shop in Padra town in the district today and looted gold and cash estimated at Rs ...

Vistara pays Rs 5 crore to New India for insurance cover

02 Oct 2014

The soon to be launched carrier Vistara, a Tata Group-Singapore Airlines venture, has secured insurance cover for its aircraft from New ...

Dalai Lama: Denial of visa is like bullying

02 Oct 2014

Peeved over denial of visa by South African government under pressure from China, Tibetan spiritual head and Nobel laureate Dalai Lama ...

Historic tomb critical factor in Turkey's anti-IS role

02 Oct 2014

Set on the Euphrates River inside Syria, a centuries-old tomb complex considered Turkish territory has become a new potential flashpoint in ...

Brutal Bravo propels CSK to 182/7

02 Oct 2014

Dwayne Bravo hammered 67 off 39 balls to take Chennai Super Kings to 182 for seven against Kings XI Punjab in the second semifinal of the ...

Lanka asks UNHCR to expedite resettlement of refugees

02 Oct 2014

Facing criticism over deportation of Pakistani asylum seekers, Sri Lanka today said it is burdened with influx of refugees and called on ...

Myanmar news website defaced by hackers

02 Oct 2014

A website covering news about Myanmar was defaced by hackers today, a few days after its director won a prestigious press freedom ...

Gunfight between security forces, militants in J-K

02 Oct 2014

A gunfight broke out tonight between security forces and militants in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police ...

Gambhir credits team effort for good run

02 Oct 2014

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir today attributed his side's splendid run in the Champions League Twenty20 to collective ...

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