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Intense earthquake near Indo-China border jolts north east India, no causalities reported

Intense earthquake near Indo-China border jolts northeast India, no causalities reported

North Eastern India experienced quiver, waking up on Saturday morning as a strong earthquake jolted the southern region of China and Tibet. The Indo-Tibetan border region was also left shaken....

Bill Gates recalls first meeting with Naidu 20 years ago

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recalls first meeting with Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates on Friday said he was really excited at meeting Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for the first time over 20 years ago. Addressing the....

Mugabe makes first public appearance after military takeover

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe makes first public appearance after military takeover

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony on the outskirts of Harare on Friday in his first public appearance since a takeover by the military two days ago....

India and France hold bilateral talk on Indian Ocean region security

India and France hold bilateral talks on Indian Ocean region security

After officials of India, the US, Japan and Australia held the first-ever quadrilateral meeting in Manila last week on the security and development of the Indo-Pacific region, India and France....

Japanese rail operator sends out apology for leaving station 20 seconds early!

Japanese rail operator sends out apology for leaving station 20 seconds early!

If you live in India chances are that you have spent a big chunk of your life at Railway stations – travelling in and waiting for trains, which actually get....

US Committee passes legislation to increase minimum salary to $90,000 for H1B visa holders

US Committee passes legislation to increase minimum salary to $90,000 for H1B visa holders

In a move that might come as a big blow to Indian professionals seeking job opportunities in the United States, a US Congressional committee on Wednesday passed a legislation that....

Mass graves found on Java Island in Indonesia

Mass graves found on Java Island in Indonesia

An Indonesian organisation investigating the 1965-1966 anti-communist purges, said on Friday that it has found 16 new mass graves on Java island that could contain some 5,000 bodies. The Murder....

Pakistan and US engage in blame game over cross-border terrorism

Pakistan and US engage in blame game over cross-border terrorism

Top Pakistani and US military commanders have blamed each other for not doing enough to stop cross-border terrorism, the media reported on Friday. The two-day visit of US Central Command....

Senate committee requests more information on Trump's son-in-law Kushner

Senate committee requests more information on Trump's son-in-law Kushner

The Senate Judiciary Committee has requested more information on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner related to his security clearance and questions over alleged Russian meddling in the....

US senator Al Franken apologises for grope caught on camera

US senator Al Franken apologises for grope caught on camera

US Senator Al Franken has responded to a woman's allegations that he groped her as she slept and 'forcibly' kissed her in a rehearsal for a comedy skit. Leeann Tweeden....

UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

The UN Security Council has failed to adopt the draft text of the US addressing the renewal of the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) of the Organization for....

Another woman accuses former US President George HW Bush of groping

Another woman accuses former US President George HW Bush of groping

Another woman has accused George HW Bush of touching her inappropriately while he was still in office in 1992, the seventh such allegation levelled against the former US President, the....