Washington: Sacked US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned of Russia's "troubling behaviour and actions" in a parting statement after being fired by President Donald Trump. Speaking to reporters at the Department of State, Tillerson said good work had been done to have better relations withMore
Published 14-Mar-2018 10:19 IST
London: World famous British scientist Stephen Hawking, modern cosmology's brightest star known for his groundbreaking work with black holes and relativity, died on Wednesday at his home in Cambridge aged 76.
Published 14-Mar-2018 09:39 IST | Updated 16:53 IST
Washington: Beleaguered Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was fired on Tuesday by US President Donald Trump, said he would delegate his responsibilities to his deputy and would step down by end of this month. Tillerson, who was travelling to Africa, had to return in midway citing "the demands ofMore
Published 14-Mar-2018 09:35 IST
Washington: US President Donald Trump has inspected prototypes for his long-promised wall along the border with Mexico in a tour that drew both supporters and protesters. "If you don't have a wall system here, we're not gonna have a country," Trump warned while touring the eight prototypes of theMore
Published 14-Mar-2018 07:45 IST
Lahore: A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan during a rally in Gujrat city in Punjab province on Tuesday. As Imran Khan was addressing the crowd atop a vehicle, a shoe came flying and hit PTI leader Aleem Khan, who was standing right next to Imran Khan, Dawn reported.
Published 14-Mar-2018 07:22 IST
Washington: An American citizen, who received training in the tribal areas of Pakistan, was sentenced to 45 years of imprisonment on Tuesday for conspiring to kill US nationals and providing support to Al Qaeda. Muhanad Mahmoud al Farekh, a 32-year-old American citizen, travelled overseas, joined alMore
Published 14-Mar-2018 07:01 IST
Jodhpur: Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday picked injuries in her hand during her visit to Rajasthan's Jodhpur and had to cancel some of her programmes as a result, officials said.
Published 14-Mar-2018 07:17 IST
Islamabad: Pakistan has summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over the alleged harassment of officials and families of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, according to Pakistan Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Published 14-Mar-2018 06:47 IST
Port Louis:President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat building in Mauritius on the third day of his visit to the country.He also launched the World Hindi Secretariat's logo, an Early Digital Learning Programme as well unveiled foundation stones of a social housingMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 20:34 IST
Kathmandu: Nepal's first woman president Bidya Devi Bhandari was relected for a second term in office with an overwhelming majority on Tuesday.Incumbent President Bhandari, the Left alliance's candidate, was elected with more than a two-thirds majority as she defeated her Nepali Congress (NC) rivalMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 19:19 IST
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday sacked his top diplomat Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.
Published 13-Mar-2018 19:07 IST
Dhaka: A court in southeastern Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced to death 39 activists of the ruling Awami League for brutally killing a fellow local level party leader four years ago.
Published 13-Mar-2018 17:49 IST
Antwerp (Belgium): In a startling bid, a 910-carat Lesotho Legend diamond was sold for Rs 259.62 crore (US $40 million). Gem Diamonds Ltd, which discovered the stone at its Letseng mine in the southern African country is about the size of two golf balls, said the diamond company on Tuesday.
Published 13-Mar-2018 16:33 IST
Johannesburg: A top South African court has allowed Bank of Baroda to close its operations in the country next month, over its links with the controversial India-born Gupta brothers who are facing massive corruption allegations.
Published 13-Mar-2018 16:11 IST
Washington: The US has made it clear that the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would happen only if Pyongyang sticks to the promises over its missiles and nuclear programme. Last week, a South Korean delegation, led by its national security advisor, hadMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 16:02 IST
Beijing: China on Tuesday unveiled plans for the biggest ministry shake-up in years, including the merger of its banking and insurance regulators to reduce risks to its financial system from a rapid build-up in debt. The massive reshuffle plan of various ministries is aimed at making the governmentMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 15:48 IST
Kathmandu: Nepalese investigators have retrieved the black box from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi plane that crashed here, killing 49 people, authorities said on Tuesday as the conversation between the air traffic controllers and the pilot before the tragedy indicated a possible confusion over theMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 13:47 IST
Los Angeles: Nobel peace prize winner Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has announced her next book "We Are Displaced". Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has acquired the rights of the book, which will focus on the refugee experience and is described as an introduction for young readers toMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 12:41 IST
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday blocked a planned USD 117 billion takeover of chipmaker Qualcomm by Singapore-based rival Broadcom for national security reasons, scuttling what would have been the biggest technology deal ever amid concerns that it would allow China to take the leadMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 12:32 IST
Washington: NASA's acting chief Robert Lightfoot is set to retire at the end of April, even as US President Donald Trump's permanent choice to lead the space agency remains stuck in Congress, the media reported. Lightfoot, who started in 1989 at the Marshall Centre in Huntsville, Alabama, as a testMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 11:46 IST

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