• Sports Minister Rathore wishes luck to India U-17 FIFA World Cup squad

    New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday wished the Indian football team luck ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled to start from October 6."All the best to the U-17 @IndianFootball squad for #FIFAU17WC! Give it your best shot boys!The country proudly stands...

  • Trump's approval reaches 40%: Poll

    Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's approval rating has once again reached 40 per cent after he garnered positive reactions for his administration's response to the recent hurricanes, according to a new CNN poll.A broad 64 per cent of Americans said they approved of how the adminis...

  • India slams Pakistan, calls it 'Terroristan'

    United Nations: Exercising its right of reply in the general debate at the UN General Assembly Session here, India slammed Pakistan for its support to terrorism, labelling it as "Terroristan"."In its short history, Pakistan has become a geography synonymous with terror," Eenam Gambhir, First Secreta...

  • Zardari involved in Benazir Bhutto's assassination: Musharraf

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday accused Peoples Party of Pakistan leader Asif Ali Zardari of "having the most to gain from Benazir Bhutto's murder," in a video posted on his official Facebook page. The video came days after he was accused of being involved in the m...

  • China to provide aid for Rakhine state

    Beijing: China will donate $147,000 to help restore peace and stability in Myanmar's Rakhine state where a military offensive has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas, a Muslim minority community.China's Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang said Beijing will continue to support ...

  • French unions stage protests against labour reforms

    Paris: French unions opposing President Emmanuel Macron's reforms intended to make the labour market more flexible, on Thursday continued a second day of protests with around 200 demonstrations around the country.The call to strike by the unions, led by the General Confederation of Labour (GCL), has...

  • Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, will be deported: India

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that Rohingyas who have entered India from Myanmar should not be mistaken as refugees because they are "illegal immigrants" who need to be sent back due to national security reasons.However, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairma...

  • Pakistan accountability court again summons Sharif family

    Islamabad: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday gave former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other family members another seven days to appear before the accountability court in connection with the Supreme Court-mandated corruption cases.The order came on three cases submitted by the N...

  • 'Normalisation of India-Denmark relations to boost trade ties'

    Copenhagen: Normalisation of India-Denmark relations, that got a push with the launch of a direct flight between New Delhi and Copenhagen, will boost bilateral trade, which is billed to touch the $3 billion-mark by the end of 2017. The relations between India and Denmark have historically remai...

  • Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border

    Nay Pyi Taw: The Myanmar government has allocated additional funds of 20 billion kyats ($14 million) to urgently repair a damaged portion of the border with Bangladesh, an official statement said.For the 2017-18 fiscal year, more than 8 billion kyats had been allocated for the undertaking, reports X...

  • Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect

    London: The British police on Monday named one of the two suspects arrested in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 30 people injured.The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Syrian refugee Yahyah Farroukh. His arrest took place at midnight Saturday outside a fried chi...

  • Scrapping n-deal will be clear breach, says Iran's Rouhani

    New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that the United States potential withdrawal from a multilateral nuclear deal with Iran would constitute a clear non-performance of contractual obligations by Washington.Speaking at a meeting of Iranian expatriates in New York, where...