Miami |Saturday, 2018 3:15:05 PM ISTPuerto Rico's Monica Puig pulled off a surprise win 0-6,6-4,6-4 over second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on the fourth day of the Miami Open.... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, Mar 24 2018 ISTTerming the decision of the Telugu Desam Party to quit the NDA as 'unfortunate' and 'unilateral', BJP president Amit Shah has said the step will be construed as being guided wholly and solely by political considerations instead of developmental concerns. ... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah on Saturday termed the decision of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu to pull out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over special category status to the... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 AM ISTOn World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged all stakeholders to help eliminate the disease by 2025.... read..
Caracas |Friday, 2018 11:45:04 AM ISTVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has decided to eliminate three zeros off the country's inflation-ridden currency, the bolivar, taking effect from June 4, as an economic measure to "guarantee commercial activities".... read..
Washington |Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM ISTThe US Senate on Friday passed a $1.3 trillion spending package that will increase funding for military, domestic spending and will keep the government funded till the end of September.... read..
Washington | Friday, Mar 23 2018 ISTThe US Department of State has designated Katibat al-Imam al-Bukhari (KIB) -- Uzbek fighting force in Syria -- as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT), according to a press release issued by the Office of the Spokesperson here. The action has b... read..
Puducherry | Friday, Mar 23 2018 ISTBlaming that the 'inefficiency' in the functioning of Chief Minister V Narayanasamy led to the Madras High Court's ruling in the nominated members issue, AIADMK legislature party leader A Anbazhagan on Friday demanded that the government should go for a... read..
Pudcuherry | Friday, Mar 23 2018 ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State President V Saminathan on Friday cautioned Speaker V Vaithilingam and Chief minister V Narayanasamy of ''dire consequences'' if the three nominated members were not allowed in the Assembly on Monday next respecting the M... read..
Melbourne |Friday, 2018 7:15:09 PM ISTMercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton continued the pace he showed in the first practice session in the second session also on Friday, ahead of Formula One's first Grand Prix of the season here.... read..
Chennai | Thursday, Mar 22 2018 ISTThe Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the appointment of three nominated MLAs to the Puducherry Assembly. Dismissing the writ petitions filed against the nominations made by the Centre to the Puducherry Assembly without the consent of Chief Minister V... read..
Puducherry | Thursday, Mar 22 2018 ISTThe Puducherry unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday urged the government to go for an appeal in the case of three BJP nominated members to the territorial assembly in which the ruling of the Madras High court came in favour of them.... read..
Puducherry | Thursday, Mar 22 2018 ISTThe Puducherry unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday celebrated the Judgement of the Madras High Court which is in favour of the party's three nominated members to the territorial assembly. The volunteers burst crackers and distributed s... read..
Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM ISTPakistan on Thursday urged foreign forces in Afghanistan to take action and eliminate sanctuaries of Pakistani militant groups there.... read..
WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Mar 21 2018 ISTU.S. Senator Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday the need for improvements in security for the election system is "urgent." "This issue is urgent. If we start to fix these problems tomorrow, we still might not ... read..
Bonn (Germany) | Wednesday, Mar 21 2018 ISTMillions of people in the WHO European Region drink contaminated water, often without knowing it. According to WHO estimates, everyday 14 people die of diarrhoeal disease due to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Clean and safe drinking wate... read..
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Mar 20 2018 ISTA U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday released its first draft recommendations on how to prevent foreign hacking of U.S. elections, calling on Congress to help states tighten security after spending more than a year investigating Russian attempts to target t... read..
By Tatiana Jancarikova BRATISLAVA | Tuesday, Mar 20 2018 ISTSlovakia's prime minister-designate Peter Pellegrini was forced to rework his cabinet list on Tuesday after the president called for more government changes to calm a crisis brought on by the murder of a journalist. Tens of thousands of people have take... read..
Washington D.C. [United States] | March 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTThe United States Senate on Tuesday sided with President Donald Trump and rejected an effort to force him to end the U.S. military's support for Saudi Arabia's bombing operations in Yemen.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 21 2018 ISTIndiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers in Agriculture is a cause for concern and has drawn the attention of the government because of its implications on environment, socio-economic and production fronts, Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Ministe... read..
WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Mar 21 2018 IST- A leading U.S. House of Representatives member has privately urged banks to push Senate Democrats to agree to further easing of rules in a bid to end a stalemate over the first rewrite of regulations since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, sources said on... read..
By Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Mar 21 2018 ISTJust months before the country's next general election, U.S. senators said Russian cyber attacks on the voting system were unabated and called for urgent action and funding on Tuesday to help states battle foreign attempts to intervene in U.S. democracy. ... read..
PRAGUE | Monday, Mar 19 2018 ISTSlovak President Andrej Kiska was due to meet designated Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini at 4 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Monday, the presidential office said. Pellegrini said earlier he was ready to present the president with a list of candidates for posts in a... read..
BRATISLAVA | Monday, Mar 19 2018 ISTSlovakia's prime minister-designate Peter Pellegrini will present the ruling coalition's proposals for the make-up of a new government to the president on Monday, the ruling party's leader Robert Fico said. Fico said his Smer party proposed politically ... read..
Undated | Monday, Mar 19 2018 ISTJapan's Naomi Osaka claimed her first career title with a commanding 6-3 6-2 victory over Russian Daria Kasatkina in a battle of 20-year-olds at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. The unseeded Haitian-Japanese player became the youngest Indian Wells champio... read..
Los Angeles |Monday, 2018 1:15:05 PM ISTA petition has surfaced urging "The Crown" actor Matt Smith to take action after he was paid more for his role as Prince Philip than actress Claire Foy.... read..
BEIJING | Monday, Mar 19 2018 ISTLiu He, a key economic adviser to China's President Xi Jinping, was nominated to be a vice premier, while vice central bank governor Yi Gang was nominated to take over the helm at the People's Bank of China (PBOC). China is overhauling key government pos... read..
Washi ngton | Sunday, Mar 18 2018 ISTThe Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) warned that in the face of ongoing measles outbreaks in the Americas, countries should redouble efforts to vaccinate their populations, strengthen surveillance to detect possible pa... read..
Srinagar | Sunday, Mar 18 2018 ISTJammu and Kashmir government has approved two compassionate appointments and sanctioned Rs 26 lakh ex-gratia for militancy-hit families in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, an official spokesman said on Sunday. He said District Magistrate Kulgam Talat Pa... read..
Colombo |Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 PM ISTFresh from a thrilling win in their last league game against hosts Sri Lanka, Bangladesh will have their tails up as they prepare to take on a confident India in the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 tri-series at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM ISTNational Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who raked up the nepotism debate last year, on Saturday said "outsiders" in the film industry should not lose heart if they face discrimination.... read..
Lusail (Qatar) |Saturday, 2018 9:45:05 PM ISTFrench MotoGP rider Johann Zarco (Yamaha Tech 3) on Saturday dominated the third and final free practice session for the Grand Prix of Qatar at the Losail circuit, but could not top the best time set on the first day by Italy's Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati).... read..
Hyderabad | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTAnti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs 3.57 crore from Mr Gandhi, Presiding Officer, Labour Court-I, here. On credible information, the ACB conducted simultaneous searched at his residence and at the residences of his re... read..