To dam or not to dam? Pakistan experts ponder flood strategy

22 Sep 2014

Energy-starved Pakistan relies on a multitude of dams and barrages to prevent Himalayan rivers from flooding and help meet its power needs, ...

Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

22 Sep 2014

Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement today following days of violence that have left more than 140 people ...

Don't ease up on Iran for help against IS: Netanyahu

22 Sep 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today warned the West against easing sanctions on Iran to win its support in the fight against ...

3 fall into sewerage pit, suspected to be dead

22 Sep 2014

Three persons, including a mother-son duo, were suspected to be dead after they fell into a huge uncovered sewerage pit overflowing with ...

US Secretary of State Kerry meets Iran's Zarif

22 Sep 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif for talks expected to focus on the prospects ...

From Nawajuddin-starrer to rom-com for new Tolly heroine

22 Sep 2014

Having debuted in Buddhadev Dasgupta's Anwar Kia Azab Kissa opposite Nawzjuddin Siddiqui, young Tollywood heroine Amrita Chatterjee says ...

UN warns over Israeli plan to relocate West Bank Bedouin

22 Sep 2014

The UN's Palestinian refugee agency today urged the international community to oppose Israeli plans to relocate thousands of Palestinian ...

Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat

22 Sep 2014

The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies ...

Ship saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die

22 Sep 2014

The Italian coast guard says a cargo ship has rescued at least 55 migrants from Libyan waters after their rubber dinghy capsized. They say ...

US firefighter dies from injuries in Ice Bucket mishap

22 Sep 2014

A US firefighter who suffered serious injuries in an accident during an Ice Bucket Challenge event at a Kentucky university last month has ...

Physicists achieve longer distance quantum teleportation

22 Sep 2014

Physicists in Switzerland said today they had succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal, in which information ...

UN General Assembly to focus on war on extremists

22 Sep 2014

A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than ...

'Bigg Boss 8' takes off, contestants revealed

22 Sep 2014

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan returned as the 'Bigg Boss' host for the fifth time today to unveil the names of celebrities who will be ...

Ethical hacker says wi-fi zones may enhance ethical hacking

22 Sep 2014

India's only 'ethical hacker' Ankit Fadia says to stop cyber crimes vulnerable targets like women, should be more alert about posting their ...

Gambhir backs fielders after win over Lions

21 Sep 2014

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir chose not to be harsh on his fielders, who missed chances galore in today's CLT20 contest ...

CRPF jawan kills self from AK-47 in Delhi camp

21 Sep 2014

A CRPF jawan today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at his camp in south west Delhi. Officials said ...

White House intruder identified as Army veteran

21 Sep 2014

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and ...

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

21 Sep 2014

Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, ...

WB govt decides to form probe panel on JU's molestation case

21 Sep 2014

The West Bengal government tonight decided to form a panel to investigate the recent case of alleged harassment of girl student in Jadavpur ...

Gambhir, Narine guide KKR to easy win over Lions

21 Sep 2014

Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a confident half-century after Sunil Narine stifled Lahore Lions with his magical spin ...

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