Monday, September 21, 2015



Congress beats Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav, having set aside his family drama, is moving on to the next order of business ahead of

At least 10,000 killed in Yemen conflict: UN

Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition forces have been fighting for more than 21 months At least 10,000 people have

'Afghan girl' in quest for new life

An Afghan woman made famous by a 1985 National Geographic cover has spoken exclusively to the BBC of her

No point blaming globalization for world's problems, says Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that there is "no point" in blaming economic globalization for the world's problems,

Chinese media warns Trump on Taiwan

Two influential Chinese newspapers on Monday warned US President-elect Donald Trump that Beijing will "take off the gloves" and

Mumbai woman allowed to abort abnormal fetus

The Supreme Court allowed a 22-year-old woman from Mumbai on Monday to abort her 24-week abnormal fetus. The law

Stampede kills six in religious India festival

A stampede in eastern India killed six women on Sunday as devotees returning from a religious festival rushed to

Philippines pledges to uphold Asean's values

The Philippines officially kicked off its chairmanship of Asean yesterday, with a pledge to stick to the group's core

Indonesia and Japan agree to step up maritime security

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate on maritime

Singapore passport 2nd most powerful in the world

Singaporeans hold the world's second-most powerful passport, according to a Passport Index devised by global financial advisory firm Arton

US 'hostility' to Iran grows despite nuclear deal

US hostility to Iran is growing day by day despite Tehran's nuclear deal, a senior Iranian official said Sunday,

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smart

China rejects Trump's suggestion on Taiwan

China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan

Afghanistan bomb blast kills seven

Seven civilians were killed and two others wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar

Humour, satire 'best healer' in daily life: Modi

Batting for more humor and satire in daily life, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday termed humor as the

Duterte threatens with martial law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to impose martial rule to prosecute his deadly war on drugs, three decades

Japan, Australia agree to strengthen ties

Reuters, SydneyJapanese Prime Mini-ster Shinzo Abe met his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney on Saturday where the pair

Himachal Pradesh shivers at sub zero temperature

An intense cold wave swept through most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday with Manali at a biting minus

South Korean hostage released in Philippines

A South Korean captain and a Filipino crewman abducted by suspected Islamist militants in the southern Philippines three months

Man dies from H7N9 bird flu in China

Reuters, ShanghaiA man in China's central Henan province has become the latest person reported to have died this winter

UAE launches first robot pharmacy

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has inaugurated its first "robot pharmacy" at Rashid Hospital in Dubai, a media reports.

Singapore to rethink on Malaysia road charge

Malaysia's Transport Ministry has called on its Singaporean counterpart to reconsider its decision to match Malaysia's road charge (RC)

Iranian women held for riding motorcycle

Two women have been arrested for breaking "revolutionary norms and values" after being filmed riding a motorbike in Iran.

Eight dead in raids on Syrian town

Air strikes on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria killed eight people on Saturday, a monitor said, the latest

Chinese media warns US on Islands clash

Blocking China from islands it has built in contested waters would lead to "devastating confrontation", Chinese state media have

Iraqi forces enter Mosul University complex

Iraqi Special Forces pushed forward to reach a second bridge that links eastern Mosul to the city's west, which