Over 12 booked for torching gate of religious place

02 Jul 2015

About a dozen persons were today booked for torching the main gate of a religious place. "Some unidentified miscreants burned down the ...

Bangladesh-based poverty group founder wins World Food Prize

02 Jul 2015

A man who created a Bangladesh- based nonprofit organisation credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named ...

Greece: IMF says payment delays no help to nations in crisis

02 Jul 2015

The International Monetary Fund said today that allowing a borrower to delay repayment, as Greece has requested, is generally ineffective ...

Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments

02 Jul 2015

Iran has met its commitments under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several ...

3 injured in stone pelting in Ballabgarh

02 Jul 2015

Minor incident of stone pelting was today reported in sensitive Atali village of Ballabgarh town. However, the situation was brought under ...

EU hails 'historic' restoration of US-Cuba ties

02 Jul 2015

The EU today welcomed the re-establishment of full diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba after 54 years, calling it a "historic ...

Farmer couple consumes poison in electricity office

02 Jul 2015

Upset over apathetic attitude of Electricity Department, a farmer couple consumed poison in its office near here today and is now battling ...

Oregon latest US state to legalise recreational pot

02 Jul 2015

Oregon today became the fourth US state to allow the recreational use of marijuana, amid a growing legalisation trend in the western United ...

Shahid's wedding prep: Like a normal wedding house, says mom

02 Jul 2015

Actress Supriya Pathak says wedding preparations of her star son Shahid Kapoor are going on in full swing. "Lots of things ...

Uber hits roadblocks in Brazil's biggest city and capital

02 Jul 2015

The Uber ride-sharing service is facing roadblocks in Brazil. The Sao Paulo city council voted 48-1 late yesterday to prohibit the use of ...

UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'

02 Jul 2015

The head of the UN cultural organisation today called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being carried out by Islamic State ...

Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after IS bombing

02 Jul 2015

Kuwait's parliament, reacting to a suicide bombing last week that killed 26 people, adopted a law today requiring mandatory DNA testing on ...

Trafficker jailed for 18 years over Italy boat disaster

02 Jul 2015

A Tunisian people smuggler who survived one of the worst migrant boat disasters in the Mediterranean was given an 18-year jail sentence ...

Union Minister "delays" Air India flight, 3 "offloaded" to

02 Jul 2015

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was at the centre of a controversy for delaying an Air India flight from Leh to Delhi for about an hour and for ...

Communal harmony instrumental in Gujarat's growth: CM

01 Jul 2015

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today said the state could become a model state in India in terms of development due to the communal ...

Defiant Greek PM stands ground on referendum

01 Jul 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed today to push ahead with a controversial bailout referendum despite pressure from European ...

Macy's dumps Trump clothing line after comments on Mexicans

01 Jul 2015

Macy's is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the Republican presidential candidate's remarks ...

Check-in baggage charges: Raju differs with Sharma

01 Jul 2015

In apparent signs of differences with his junior colleague Mahesh Sharma, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said decision ...

Jasjit's brace sends India to semis with 3-2 win over Malaysia

01 Jul 2015

Jasjit Singh sent two rasping penalty corner drag flicks into the net as India edged past hosts Malaysia 3-2 to move to the semifinals of ...

China and France say tie-up in emerging economies 'win-win'

01 Jul 2015

China and France's plan to team up on projects in Africa and Asia is a win-win deal that will "serve the interests of all", Chinese Prime ...

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