Sharif, Modi may meet on SCO summit sidelines: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan did not rule out a possible meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian premier Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the annual SCO summit in Russia next week.Continue Reading ...

Darjeeling landslides: Toll hits 32; Mamata, Rijiju visit area

Siliguri/Kolkata: The toll in the landslides-ravaged Darjeeling hills of West Bengal rose to 32, with two more bodies being recovered on Thursday as relief and rescue operations continued in full swing, officials said.Continue Reading ...

UN declines comment on Amnesty report over Kashmir

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declined comment over an Amnesty International report that blames India of not taking action against troops accused of atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir state.Continue Reading ...

4 Indian-Americans honoured as "The Pride of America"

Washington:Four Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals being honoured for having "helped advance and enlighten our society, culture, and economy" as "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America" by Carnegie Corporation of New York.Continue Reading ...

19 killed in Pakistan military train crash, sabotage suspected

Islamabad: At least 19 people, including four army officers, were killed when three bogies of a special train carrying army officials fell into a canal and one other was derailed as a railway bridge collapsed.Continue Reading ...

Second batch of Amarnath Yatra leaves Jammu

Jammu: Second batch of annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrims on Friday left Jammu city for the Himalayan cave shrine in South Kashmir's Anantnag district.Continue Reading ...

Government regrets flight delays due to minister, staff

New Delhi: Following a central minister and a state official recently causing flight delays and inconvenience to air passengers and the Prime Minister's Office seeking a report on it, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju on Thursday expressed regrets and assured that such episodes would not recur.Continue Reading ...

New Pluto images puzzle scientists

Washington: NASA's New Horizon spacecraft has captured stunning coloured images of Pluto as it gets ready for a close flyby of the mysterious planet system on July 14. Continue Reading ...

Bobby Jindal falls in line on same-sex marriage

Washington: One week after the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide and states cannot ban such marriages, Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has finally fallen in line.Continue Reading ...

India, Pakistan ties important to us: US

Washington: Reiterating that relations between India and Pakistan are important to it, the US has expressed the hope that New Delhi and Islamabad would work on issues between them and reduce tensions. Continue Reading ...