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Selfie obsession kills woman on train’s roof

London: If you love taking selfies, be cautioned: It can also be fatal. A selfie-obsessed Romanian teenager got electrocuted and burst into flames while trying to click a selfie atop....

Modi In China LIVE: Would anyone have chosen me as a PM looking at my bio-data? asks PM Modi

SHANGHAI: On the third and final day of his three-day visit to China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reached Shanghai and met top Chinese CEOs. During the meet, PM....

Hillary Clinton will do a good job on foreign policy: Poll

Washington: Americans are more likely to say Hillary Clinton would do a good job handling foreign affairs as president, but they believe her greatest strength would be race relations, according....

Australian Sikh community outraged over smoking cartoon

Canberra: Sikhs in Australia have expressed outrage after a daily published a cartoon of a Sikh man smoking a cigar, a media report said on Friday. "You would never see....

Boston bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to death

Washington: A US federal jury in Boston on Friday sentenced 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston marathon bombing attacks and the killing of a....

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Shanghai

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Shanghai on Friday on the last leg of his visit to China. "PM @narendramodi arrives in Shanghai on the last leg of his....

Wreckage of missing US chopper found, three bodies recovered

Kathmandu: More than 60 hours after it was reported missing, the debris of a US helicopter that crashed in the mountainous terrain of Nepal were recovered on Friday by a....

China serves traditional vegetarian delights for PM Narendra Modi

Xi'an: Traditional Chinese delicacies including bean curd with mushroom, water chestnut in bean sauce, and braised asparagus are among some of the gourmet delights on the fully vegetarian menu for....

Ahead of his visit to China, a Chinese columnist accuses PM Modi of ‘playing little tricks’

While China prepared for a warm welcome for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Chinese columnist of a state-run newspaper accused Modi of ‘playing little trick’ ahead of his visit to....

Philippines factory fire toll rises to 72

Manila: The toll in the fire on Wednesday at a footwear factory in Valenzuela municipality, in the Philippines capital Manila, has risen to 72, Interior Minister Mar Roxas said on....

Islamabad blames India for terror in Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Thursday alleged that Indian foreign intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was "involved in various terrorist activities" in his country. During....

Modi meets Xi for summit talks

Xi'an (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks here. Modi and Xi shook hands before beginning the official talks. Modi arrived earlier....

Indian envoy target of Kabul attack?

Kabul/New Delhi: A top Afghan official has been quoted by an Afghan news agency as saying that militants attacked an upscale guesthouse in Kabul on Wednesday night thinking that Indian....

Toll rises to 96 in Tuesday’s Nepal quake

Kathmandu: The toll in the powerful earthquake that rocked Nepal on Tuesday has reached 96, Nepal Police said on Thursday. The 7.3- magnitude quake with the epicentre in Dolakha district,....

At least 45 killed in Karachi bus attack, Islamic State claims responsibility

Islamabad: At least 45 people were killed and 20 injured on Wednesday when gunmen opened fire inside a bus carrying Ismaili Muslims, a sub-sect of the Shia community, in the....

Four Indians among 14 killed in Kabul attack

Kabul/New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Four Indians were among 14 people killed in a suspected Taliban attack on a guesthouse in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul overnight on Wednesday, an Indian....

Indian-American boy wins $5,000 award for device to help blind

Washington: Raghav Ganesh, a 13-year-old Indian-American seventh-grader has won a $5,000 award and named one of America's top 10 youth volunteers of 2015 for designing and building a device to....

IS’s No. 2 man killed in Iraq airstrike: Report

Baghdad: The No.2 leader of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group is believed to have been killed on Wednesday in a US-led coalition airstrike in northern Iraq, the Iraqi defense....

Terror attack in Karachi; over 40 people killed as armed men open fire on bus

KARACHI: Over 40 people, including children and women were reported dead and over 20 people injured in a terror attack in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. According to the reports, about....

Five killed as train derails in US

Washington: At least five people were killed and 50 injured as a passenger train derailed in the US city of Philadelphia, a media report said on Wednesday. Amtrak Northeast Regional....

US chopper goes missing in quake-hit Nepal

Kathmandu: A US Vector chopper went missing in Nepal's Dolakha district that was hit by an earthquake on Tuesday, an official said. The helicopter went missing at 3.25 p.m., home....

Nepal toll in fresh quake rises to 65

Kathmandu: The death toll in the powerful earthquake that rocked Nepal on Tuesday has reached 65, authorities here said on Wednesday. As many as 1,926 people sustained injuries in the May....

Becoming a fake boyfriend is a trending job? Check out 8 weird occupations in China that will leave you in shock

How would you feel if you were paid to watch porn movies or probably becoming a fake boyfriend/girlfriend? Interesting or Shocking?  Every country has some weird job opportunities for its....

Pakistan PM arrives in Afghanistan

Kabul: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived in Afghanistan on a one-day official visit. Sharif is accompanied by his Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz,....

Bangladesh blogger Ananta Bijoy Das hacked to death. Third such incident this year! Are writers being killed for expressing views?

BANGLADESH: After an American atheist blogger was hacked to death in Bangladesh in February, a secular blogger on Tuesday Ananta Bijoy Das suffered the same in north-eastern Bangladesh. This is....

LIVE: Earthquake tremors felt in India, Nepal. At least 16 killed, over 800 injured

NEW DELHI: Earthquake tremors were felt in different parts of the country including Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, Jharkhand, Haryana, Bihar, Assam and others at 12:37 PM on Tuesday. Nepal was....

British Indian MP Priti Patel appointed employment minister

London: British Indian MP Priti Patel has been appointed employment minister in Prime Minister David Cameron's new cabinet, BBC reported on Monday. Patel, 43, who comfortably won her Witham seat....

Mukherjee inagurates ‘Namaste Russia’ in Moscow

Moscow: President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a 'Namaste Russia' festival of Indian culture here Monday. Indian culture and its heritage of art, music and cinema have enjoyed love and appreciation across....

Blast kills six in Pakistan

Islamabad: At least six people, including a tribal leader, were killed in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region on Monday, a media report said. Duniya news said the....

Cameron names his first all-Conservative cabinet

London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has formed his first all-Conservative cabinet after his party stormed to victory in this year's general election, Downing Street announced on Sunday. The new....