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After "Shithole" Slur, Nikki Haley Voices Regret To African UN Envoys

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 9:43am
US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret on Thursday to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump's alleged description of African countries as "shithole" nations, the head of...

Kerala Woman Allegedly Killed Son After Provocation, Burnt And Hid Body

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 9:29am
A woman strangled her 14-year-old son, burnt his body and dumped his charred remains near her house in Kerala on Monday, said a top police officer in Kollam, around 60 kilometres away from capital...

Fire Breaks Out At Navrang Studio In Mumbai's Lower Parel

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 9:05am
A major fire broke out on the fourth floor of an industrial complex at Lower Parel in central Mumbai shortly after midnight, an official said today.

No Change In Status Quo At Doklam: Foreign Ministry Spokesperson

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 8:53am
India said today that the status quo has not been altered at Doklam, where Indian and Chinese troops were locked in a stand-off for over two months last year, and rejected any suggestion to the...

China A "Disruptive Transitional Force", Says US Pacific Commander

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 8:49am
China is a "disruptive transitional force" in the Indo-Pacific region, Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of the US Pacific Command, said on Thursday in an apparent reference to maritime disputes in...

INX Media Case: Tax Officials Grill Karti Chidambaram For 11 Hours

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 8:07am
Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, was questioned for about 11 hours by officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the INX Media money laundering...

Sudan Authorities Detain Reuters, AFP Reporters In Khartoum

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 8:06am
Sudanese authorities have detained a Reuters stringer and an AFP reporter who were covering protests in the capital Khartoum, the external information council, which deals with foreign media...

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Navrang Studio In South Mumbai, No Casualties

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 7:49am
Fire broke out at Navrang Studio in south Mumbai's Lower Parel early this morning. The fourth floor of the building was gutted by flames. 12 fire engines, which were rushed to the spot, brought the...

In A First, Pope Performs Marriage On Papal Plane. Details Here

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 7:36am
Pope Francis married a couple of airline employees aboard the papal plane as it flew over Chile on the third day of his South American trip.

California Couple Pleads Not Guilty Of Torture, Abuse Of 13 Children

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 7:16am
A California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple counts of torture and abuse, with prosecutors saying the malnourished victims were allowed to...

At Least 5 Killed As Freight Train Derails In Mexico City Suburb

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 7:07am
A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday morning, killing at least five people, authorities said.

Malaysian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Northern Australia

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 6:42am
A Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur was forced to make an emergency landing in remote outback Australia on Thursday after running into "technical difficulties".

US Tests Nuclear Power System To Sustain Astronauts On Mars

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 6:26am
Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is...

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Roy Bennett Killed In US Helicopter Crash

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 6:11am
Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, officials and his political party said...

Rex Tillerson To Visit London, Hopes To Visit Controversial New Embassy

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 5:45am
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he hopes to visit the controversial new U.S. embassy when he visits London next week, but the State Department said it had not been decided whether he would...

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party To Contest Karnataka Elections

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 5:31am
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has said it will contest the assembly elections in Karnataka, but it has not yet decided on how many seats.

Modi Government "Caught Snoozing" While China Occupying Doklam: Congress

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 4:50am
The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of compromising with national security and strategic interests, and said his government was "caught snoozing" when China was reportedly...

Kashmiri-Origin MP First Female Muslim Minister To Address UK Parliament

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 4:42am
Nus Ghani, a Kashmiri-origin parliamentarian in the UK, today became the first female Muslim minister to speak from the British Parliament dispatch box.

Government Alert To States On Rohingya Muslims Ahead Of Republic Day

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 4:05am
Ahead of Republic Day, many alerts have been sent to state police chiefs across the country about possible threats. But the Home Ministry has singled out Rohingya Muslims for special attention,...

Canada Lawmaker Behind 1984 Motion Is Ontario's First Sikh Woman Minister

News Feed - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 3:58am
Harinder Malhi, the Indo-Canadian member of the Ontario provincial parliament and the mover of the 1984 genocide motion in the House last April, has been given a cabinet berth in the Ontario cabinet,...