New Delhi: The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate and former Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the 13th Vice-President of India on Saturday. Naidu defeated the opposition United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate and former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi by a margin of 272 votes. Gandhi is also grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.
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Why did Bhutan, which stood by India during its conflict with China and Pakistan, drift away? What caused the crisis in bilateral relations in 2013? It is clear that when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power three years ago, he was deeply aware of the changing strategic imperatives in the Himalayas.
New Delhi : After completing two high-profile visits to Israel and Germany, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi on Sunday. During the first leg of his tour, PM Modi signed seven agreements with Israel apart from meeting the Indian diaspora.
Seoul: North Korea fired on Sunday a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast that flew 700 kilometers (430 miles), South Korea’s military said, days after a new leader took office in the South pledging to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang.
The storms are being caused by a warming of the surface waters in the Pacific Ocean and are expected to continue for another two weeks.
President-elect Donald Trump meanwhile slammed the outgoing Obama administration for abstaining from voting. “As to the UN, things will be different after Jan 20th,” he tweeted.
The verdict is unanimous: President Barack Obama and every U.S. intelligence service agree that Russian President Vladimir Putin has run a sophisticated intelligence operation designed to disrupt American democracy and elect Donald J. Trump. The lone dissenter? Trump himself.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of “one China,” questioning nearly four decades of policy in a move likely to antagonize Beijing.
Kathmandu, November 10 President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal have, on behalf of the people and the Government of Nepal, sent separate congratulatory messages to the President-elect of the United States of America Donald J. Trump.
Turkey, October 23 : Two police officers were killed and 19 people were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a passing police vehicle in the eastern Turkish province of Bingol on Sunday, security sources said.
Reatures : At least 50 people were killed on Saturday when a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosives among people dancing on the street at a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, about 40 km (25 miles) from the Syrian border.
Kathmandu: At least 17 people have been killed by heavy rains and flooding in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, while at least 14 people have died in Bangladesh, with millions of people also displaced, officials said on Saturday.
Mogadishu: At least seven people, including two attackers, were killed in a bombing and shooting attack by the Islamist al Shabaab group on Somalia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters on Sunday, police said.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his family and office said, in what will be his second ...
US lawmakers of both parties have also urged Obama to renew the sanctions authority that expires on May 20. The US business lobby says it is high time to drop the remaining US sanctions on Myanmar, but human rights activists and US lawmakers say not so fast.
Away from the media glare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother, Heeraben, has spent some “quality time” with her son at his official residence in New Delhi.
The family members of the boy claim that he was deliberately thrown into the pool to cover up sexual abuse and murder.
Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades killed at least 77 people and injured hundreds more, devastating coastal towns and sending residents fleeing to higher ground on Saturday night.
The migrants\' continued presence led several dozen local residents to stage a protest Saturday morning. A plan to send back migrants from Greece to Turkey sparked demonstrations by local residents in both countries Saturday,...
A “Yoga Garden” is one of the 10 different zones that has been created for the event for which some 35,000 tickets have been issued. Professional Yoga instructors will have sessions with thousands of Americans who are expected to throng the sprawling White House ...
Reuters : Four people, including a patient who was being airlifted from the scene of a car accident, were killed on Saturday when a medical services helicopter crashed in Alabama, authorities said.The Life Flight helicopter with four people on board crashed in a wooded area in Coffee County,
Kathmandu, March 21 : British Royal Prince Harry has visited different places of Kathmandu valley. He arrived here Saturday for a five-day official visit. He paid his respects to those who perished in the earthquake last year, saying he would do whatever possible to shine a spotlight on the resolve and resilience of the Nepali people.
Kathmandu, March 21 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has started his China visit leading a jumbo team from Sunday. He left for China on Sunday leading a 98 -member delegation of ministers, secretaries, lawmakers, businessmen and journalists. Chinese side had said it would extend hospitality to 11 officials during the visit.
The company said that the statue would allow guests to stand \"shoulder to shoulder\" with Mr Modi and even grab a selfie with him. It added that Mr Modi had a \"massive social media presence\" and there was \"intense public interest\" in him.
Internet pioneer Ray Tomlinson, who is credited with the invention of email, has died at the age of 74. The US computer programmer came up with the idea of electronic messages that could be sent from one network to another in 1971.
China’s ruling Communist Party says it punished nearly 300,000 officials last year for corruption. Some 200,000 officials were given what was called “light punishment”, while more severe penalties were taken against a further 80,000.
North Korea has warned of “indiscriminate” nuclear strikes on the US and South Korea as they begin their largest ever military drills. The exercises, involving more than 300,000 personnel, are an annual event and always generate tension.
The conference, hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra mahajan , is being attended by former President Pratibha Patil, Union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Najma Heptullah and Maneka Gandhi, Gujarat CM Anandiben
A new report by British civil servants concludes that leaving the European Union would touch off a decade of uncertainty because of the complex process of agreeing to terms to leave.The report released Monday said that millions would be affected as the U.K. takes a decade to extricate itself from the 28-nation bloc. First there would be the process of negotiating the exit, then future arrangements with the EU and ultimately trade deals outside of the bloc.
REUTERS : Catholic Church abuse movie “Spotlight” was named best picture, the top award at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, after a night peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated the industry.