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Al Shabaab claims control of US drone in Somalia

Mogadishu: Al Qaeda-affiliate Al Shabaab has said it has captured a drone which fell in the Bay region of Somalia. The militants said on Sunday they were in possession of....

India, South Korea to expand defence, security cooperation: Modi

Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India and South Korea have agreed to expand their defence and security cooperation and that he has invited South Korean companies....

China shuts down over 100 illegal dating websites

Beijing: China has shut down over 100 illegal dating websites and ordered 20 sites to correct their practices in a campaign launched in February targeting fraud and pornography on match-making....

Britain’s ‘White Widow’ responsible for 400 deaths

London: Britain's most wanted female terrorist, Samantha Lewthwaite, commonly known as the "White Widow" is believed to have killed 400 people and has directed terror raids, suicide attacks and car....

Modi in South Korea LIVE: Mood has changed, NRIs feel proud of India now, says PM Modi

SEOUL: After the successful visit to two nations – China and Mangolia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached South Korea in the last leg of this three-nation tour. After arriving South....

Modi visits Seoul National Cemetery

Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Seoul National Cemetery here. He arrived earlier in the day from Mongolia on a two-day visit. At the cemetery, he joined....

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Seoul

Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Seoul to an enthusiastic welcome from the Indian diaspora. "Immense enthusiasm as PM @narendramodi reaches South Korea," the Prime Minister's Office....

Pakistan army ‘caught India by throat’ during Kargil war, says Pervez Musharraf

Islamabad: Recalling the Kargil conflict of 1999 between India and Pakistan, former military strongman Pervez Musharraf on Sunday said New Delhi would never be able to forget the three-month-long battle....

US raid kills 32 IS terrorists in Syria

Damascus: At least 32 terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) group, including four commanders, were killed by a US raid in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a monitor group....

Mongolian premier gifts a horse to Modi

Ulan Bator: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was gifted a brown horse, Kanthaka, by Mongolian Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg at the Mini Naadam sporting festival on Sunday. "With Kanthaka, a gift....

Modi on historic visit to Mongolia; offers $1 bn credit

Ulan Bator: India and Mongolia on Sunday elevated their 60-year-old diplomatic ties to a strategic partnership as Narendra Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit the landlocked northeast....

New Sri Lanka army chief attacked by rights group

New York: Sri Lanka’s promotion of a senior officer whose division was implicated in serious human rights abuses casts doubt on government pledges to credibly investigate alleged war crimes, Human....

Seven killed in Nigeria blast triggered by 10-year-old girl

Abuja: At least seven people were killed and 27 others injured in a bomb blast in Nigeria's northern state of Yobe. The attack, carried out by a 10-year old female....

Bomb blast near Kabul airport in Afghanistan

KABUL: Second terror strike was reported in a week as a bomb on Sunday exploded near the main airport in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing at least three people, said reports......

Modi in Mangolia LIVE: We are pledging $1 billion for Mangolia’s development, says PM Modi at Mangolian Parliament

ULAN BATOR: After a successful three-day visit to China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reached Mangolia in the second leg of his three-nation tour.  PM Modi, who is the....

Physics paper with over 5,000 authors a world record

London: In a record breaking case, more than 5,000 scientists have contributed for a physics research paper - breaking the record for the largest number of contributors to a single....

India, Mongolia ink 14 agreements

Ulan Bator: India and Mongolia inked 14 agreements, including an air services agreement and in cyber security, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Mongolian counterpart Chimed Saikhanbileg....

Mongolia integral part of India’s Act East Policy: Modi

Ulan Bator: Mongolia is an integral part of India's Act East policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday and also announced a $1billion Line of Credit to Mongolia....

Modi visits Gandan Monastery in Mongolia, presents Bodhi sapling

Ulan Bator: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit Mongolia, on Sunday visited the ancient Gandan Monastery in the Mongolian capital and also presented a sapling....

Strong tremor jolts Nepal

Kathmandu: Another strong aftershock of 5.7 magnitude with its epicentre near Kathmandu was felt on Saturday evening. Following the aftershock, thousands of people came out in the streets fearing house....

Sikh breaks religious protocol to help injured child

Wellington: A young Sikh did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely after an accident in New Zealand's largest city....

PM Modi inaugurates Gandhian centre at Fudan University

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Centre for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University here in China. "Historic launch of Centre for Gandhian & Indian Studies....

Indians rage over Zuckerberg incorrect India map on Facebook

New York: Indian netizens are angry with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after he posted a map of India sans Jammu & Kashmir, Forbes reported. Zuckerberg posted the image on his....

After China visit, Modi leaves for Mongolia

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left here for Mongolia, on the second leg of his three-nation tour. It is the first visit by an Indian prime minister. During....

Taliban abduct 27 people in Afghanistan

Kabul: Taliban militants on Saturday intercepted some vehicles in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia and kidnapped at least 27 people, media reported. The incident took place in Sayed Karam district....

Two IS campaigners arrested in Pakistan

Islamabad: Police have detained two Islamic State (IS) campaigners in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, media reported on Saturday. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) made the arrests late....

Gandhian philosophy can help fight terrorism: Modi

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Centre for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University in Shanghai and said Gandhian philosophy can help in the fight against....

Modi inaugurates ICICI Bank’s first branch in China

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first branch of India-based ICICI Bank here in China. The bank's branch received regulatory approval in March to commence operations. In....

Former Egyptian president Morsi sentenced to death

Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to death in a 2011 a jailbreak case. The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday issued a preliminary ruling....

Adani, Bharti grab bulk of 26 deals worth $22 bn with China Inc

Shanghai: Twenty six pacts worth $22 billion! That was the sum and substance of the pacts signed between the businesses of India and China on Saturday, the major ones accounted....