Boyega, 1,000 others evacuated from theatre after bomb alert
May 28, 2017 01:11 PM

London,  Approximately 1,000 people at Old Vic Theatre in Central London were evacuated due to security emergency during "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" fame actor John Boyegas performance as part of his play "Woyzeck".

Toll in Sri Lanka floods increases to 100
May 27, 2017 04:36 PM

The death toll in the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has increased to 100 while 99 persons were reported missing, the Disaster Management Centre said on Saturday.

Google adds 'Personal' tab in search results
May 27, 2017 04:36 PM

Aiming to help people find what they are looking for, Google has added a "Personal" tab in search results to show content from private sources like Gmail account and Google Photos library.

Unable to sleep? Blame climate change
May 27, 2017 04:36 PM

 Climate change that leads to warmer than normal nights can do major harm to human sleep, researchers say.

1,530 migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017: UN
May 27, 2017 04:36 PM

At least 1,530 migrants and refugees died crossing the Mediterranean in 2017, the UN Migration Agency has said.

Pakistan allocates Rs 180 billion for CPEC in budget
May 27, 2017 04:36 PM

Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees ($1.71 billion) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its projects during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1.

Trump era: Russia story 'Gotta Go Now'! (Washington Diary)
May 27, 2017 01:38 PM

Donald Trump had set out to make history on his first sojourn as President of the United States. But pundits of the left had other things on their mind -- Russia, Russia, Russia!

Russia probe turns spotlight on Jared Kushner
May 26, 2017 04:17 PM

Washington, US President Donald Trump's senior adviser -- and son-in-law -- Jared Kushner has now become the focus of the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian collusion in the US presidential election campaign.

Raise women's role in conflict prevention, resolution: India
May 16, 2017 01:03 PM

United Nations, Women have to play a greater role in conflict prevention and resolution and towards this goal India has been training women peacekeepers from around the world, Deputy Permanent Representative Tanmaya Lal told the Security Council on Monday.

Isolate Pakistan at international forums: Gadkari
May 13, 2017 06:09 PM

 Pakistan's refusal to accept its role in disturbing peace in India and funding extremists in Jammu and Kashmir is a serious challenge and it is necessary to isolate Islamabad at all international forums, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday.

Fair is foul and foul is fair in Syria
May 13, 2017 02:33 PM

Like Henry Kissinger, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman belongs to a growing tribe of strategists who insist that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been overshadowed, indeed overwhelmed, by a much bigger, Shia-Sunni faultline.

Apple's market cap could reach $900 bn post $1,000 iPhone launch
May 13, 2017 02:33 PM

Apple's expected launch of its $1,000 iPhone this year would give it market capitalisation of nearly $900 billion, making it the first company ever with such a mammoth valuation, a media report said.

Australian restaurant fires staffer who issued receipt with racial slur
May 13, 2017 02:29 PM

A staff member from a restaurant in Australia's Melbourne city has been fired after issuing a receipt to a black man with a racial slur, the media reported on Saturday.

China, Pakistan ink major agreements ahead of OBOR
May 13, 2017 02:15 PM

China and Pakistan on Saturday inked various infrastructure agreements, including on setting up ports and for further developing Gwadar port, ahead of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum that begins on Sunday, media reported.

Michelle Obama slams Trump administration's school lunch policy
May 13, 2017 02:07 PM

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama slammed President Donald Trump's administration's decision to scale back school meal nutritional requirements, the media reported.

Prince William honoured for supporting LGBT community
May 13, 2017 02:07 PM

Prince William was honoured for supporting the LGBT-- lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender -- community and said "nobody should be bullied for their sexuality", the media reported.

Jadhav case to be pursued forcefully: Pakistan's Attorney General
May 13, 2017 01:44 PM

A set of recommendations has been sent to the Prime Ministers Office and the Foreign Office, strategising how to plead Pakistans point of view on Monday before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the conviction of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

This tool can find if your smartphone is lost or stolen
May 13, 2017 01:35 PM

CTIA, a US-based mobile industry trade group, has launched a tool called "Stolen Phone Checker" powered by GSMA Device Check which lets consumers in the US look up whether a smartphone has been reported lost or stolen.