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US President Donald Trump sees 'good energy' in inter-Korean talks

US President Donald Trump sees 'good energy' in inter-Korean talks

US President Donald Trump has said that he saw "a lot of good energy" from the inter-Korean talks that happened for the first time ever on Tuesday after a gap....

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said it's supporting Zambia in launching a vaccination campaign in the African country to help one million people against cholera. The campaign was....

US firm Ocean Infinity will resume the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370

US firm Ocean Infinity will resume the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370

On Wednesday, Officials from Malaysia said, it has reached an agreement with American firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which mysteriously disappeared on....

British PM Theresa May inducts Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak in her core team

British PM Theresa May inducts Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak in her core team

Prime Minister of Britain Theresa May has named Rishi Sunak, son-in-law of Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy, as one the members in her core parliamentary team. It was announced by....

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu in troubled waters after son's controversial audio tape surfaces

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in troubled waters after son's controversial audio tape surfaces

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is apparently finding it hard to wade through the troubled waters as the tumultuous tides against him just don't appear to abate any time soon.....

Trump Effect: Indian-origin man stripped of US citizenship, could be deported

Trump Effect: Indian-origin man stripped of US citizenship, could be deported

A green card holder from India residing in the United States has become the first casualty under Donald Trump administration to be revoked of his US citizenship. The man, from....

Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year: Report

Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year: Report

About 3,500 babies in the US die each year due to sleep-related problems, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation, a new report said on Tuesday. The Centers....

Nigeria plans mass burial for 71 killed in herdsmen's attacks

Nigeria plans mass burial for 71 killed in herdsmen's attacks

Nigeria on Tuesday commenced three-day mourning ahead of the mass burial of 71 people killed in violence allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in the north-central state of Benue. A mass burial....

Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve award not investigation: Edward Snowden backs Indian reporter

Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve award not investigation: Edward Snowden backs Indian reporter

US whistle-blower Edward Snowden on Tuesday asserted that the Indian journalist who was able to expose the Aadhaar data breach should be given an award not an investigation for her....

Iranian oil tanker could explode and lead to environmental disaster: China

Iranian oil tanker could explode and lead to environmental disaster: China

China warned on Tuesday that an Iranian oil tanker, which collided with a freighter in the East China Sea, could explode, while rescuers were still searching for 31 missing people....

Good news H-1B visa holders! Donald Trump administration scraps idea of deporting foreign workers

Good news for H-1B visa holders! Donald Trump administration scraps idea of deporting foreign workers

Putting an end to rumours that threatened to uproot around 7,50,000 Indians living in the United States, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Tuesday announced that no such policy....

Sacked 'anti-diversity memo' author James Damore sues Google

Sacked 'anti-diversity memo' author James Damore sues Google

Former Google employee James Damore who was fired last year for criticising the tech giant, for its diversity policy, has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company claiming that it....

Australia witnesses its first gay marriage

Australia witnesses its first gay marriage

Same-sex weddings took place across Australia on Tuesday, as Australia celebrated its first official day of marriage equality. In December, Australia's parliament voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage following a....

South Sudan's former army chief Paul Malong rebels against government

South Sudan: Former army chief Paul Malong rebels against government

South Sudan's former army chief Paul Malong Awan has rebelled against the government, officials said on Monday. Presidential Spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said the former Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA)....

US to scrap temporary protected status for Salvadorans in 2019

US to scrap temporary protected status for Salvadorans in 2019

The US government plans to eliminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 250,000 Salvadorans living in the country, a senior official said on Monday. However, the change will not....

Made mistakes, but will present a new Congress, new vision: Rahul Gandhi

Made mistakes, but will present a new Congress, new vision: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday admitted that he also "made mistakes as he is also a human being" and promised to present a new party, whose focus will be....

AgustaWestland case: Italian court acquits two main accused due to lack of evidence

AgustaWestland case: Italian court acquits two main accused due to lack of evidence

An Italian court on Monday acquitted two accused in AgustaWestland case on the grounds that there was lack of evidence of corruption. The two namely — Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno....

Fire breaks out in Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York; 2 injured

Fire breaks out in Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York; 3 injured

At least three people were injured when a fire broke out in Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York in the early hours of Monday. US President was not present there....

Britain: Pubs to close late to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Britain: Pubs to close late to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Opening hours for all public houses and bars in Britain will be extended on two nights in May to let people celebrate the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II's grandson Prince....

Article 377 row: Here's a look at 10 third world countries where homosexuality is legal

Article 377 row: Here's a look at 10 third world countries where homosexuality is legal

Where the entire West has embraced homosexuality with open arms, the 'Republic' of India still struggles to digest the idea of it. Same-sex relationships remain biggest of the taboos in....

US President Donald Trump nuclear button tweet to keep Kim Jong-un on toes, says US representative to UN Nikki Haley

US President Donald Trump nuclear button tweet to keep Kim Jong-un on toes, says US representative to UN Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said that President Donald Trump's "nuclear button" tweet warning Kim Jong-un about America's nuclear capabilities helps global security because it keeps the North....

Golden Globes 2018: Celebs' flaunt all-black to protest against sexual harassment scandals

Golden Globes 2018: Celebs' flaunt all-black to protest against sexual harassment scandals

Style went hand-in-hand with activism at the 75th Golden Globe Awards here as a slew of celebrities flaunted all-black dresses as a silent protest against the spate of sexual harassment....

Commuters participate in 'No Pants Subway Ride' in Jerusalem, New York and London

Commuters participate in 'no pants subway ride' in Jerusalem, New York and London

The world is changing and so are our ways to include something unique and interesting to our lifestyles. With campaigns like 'No Shave November' kind of types and other activities....

US: Donald Trump, advisers continue campaign against book 'Fire and Fury'

US: Donald Trump, advisers continue campaign against book 'Fire and Fury'

US President Donald Trump and his advisers are continuing with their campaign against a new controversial book which expresses serious doubts about the president's ability to govern the nation. Both....

Jerusalem capital row: Palestinian officials seek European Union recognition as capital within 1967 borders

Jerusalem capital row: Palestinian officials seek European Union recognition as capital within 1967 borders

Palestinian officials on Sunday said they had been making an effort to gain European Union's (EU) recognition of the state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, after the....

Steve Bannon apologises for anti-Trump comments in 'Fire and Fury'

Steve Bannon apologises for anti-Trump comments in 'Fire and Fury'

Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, apologised on Sunday for comments which were quoted in a new controversial book calling US President Donald Trump's eldest son's 2016 meeting with....

CIA Director defends US President Donald Trump's mental abilities

CIA Director defends US President Donald Trump's mental abilities

CIA Director Mike Pompeo has come to US President Donald Trump's rescue, defending his mental abilities in the wake of a controversial book that expressed serious doubts about the President's....

China punishes 159,100 people for graft in 2017

China punishes 159,100 people for graft in 2017

China punished a total of 159,100 people for corruption and indiscipline during 2017, the country's top anti-graft body has said. Of the 122,100 cases, 48,700 were related to corruption in....

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits western Iran, over 50 injured

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits western Iran, over 50 injured

At least 51 people have been injured by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah, which had previously been struck by a deadly earthquake in late....

Google loses up to 250 employee bicycles a week from campus: Report

Google loses up to 250 employee bicycles a week from campus: Report

Technology giant Google loses between 100 and 250 of its colourful employee bicycles a week from its campus, the media reported. Google maintains roughly 1,100 free, two-wheelers with yellow frames,....