Bombers target Medina: four cops died

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Riyadh: The suicide bomber who caused a blast near Prophet Mohammed’s mosque in the Saudi city of Medina on Monday killed four police officers and injured four others, local news reported. The bomber targeted the parking lots of the emergency forces vehicles in the west side of Medina near the grand mosque while policemen were […]

Modi to reshuffle cabinet on Tuesday

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reshuffle his council of ministers on Tuesday, a government official announced on Monday. “Cabinet expansion tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11 a.m.,” Principal spokesperson and Director General of Press Information Bureau, Frank Noronha said in a tweet. There were speculations of a cabinet reshuffle since the Prime […]

Bangladesh PM pays homage to Dhaka cafe attack victims

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid her homage to the victims of the Dhaka cafe attack victims during a memorial service at the Army Stadium ihere. On the second day of the national mourning over the incident, Hasina placed a wreath on the casket of the victims, the Daily Star reported. Twenty […]

Two Indians among 62 killed as FlyDubai plane crashes in Russia

Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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Dubai : A passenger jet circled a southern Russian airport in high winds and poor visibility, then crashed on a second landing attempt early Saturday, killing all 62 people aboard. The flydubai Boeing 737 jet crashed at the Rostov-on-Don airport after traveling from Dubai. Officials believe bad weather, which kept the plane from reattempting landing […]

Gunmen and bombers kill over 120 in Paris in multiple attacks

Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Paris : At least 120 people have died in a popular Paris concert hall where attackers seized hostages , an official said, one of at least six terror attacks that unfolded across the city in the deadliest violence Paris has seen since World War II. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and […]

3 Indians shortlisted for one way trip to Mars

Monday, February 16th, 2015

London: Three Indians, two women and one man, have made it to the list of 100 applicants who will move on to the next round of an ambitious private mission that aims to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars in 2024. From the initial 202,586 applicants, only 100 hopefuls have been selected […]

12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper, including the editor

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Paris: Masked gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people including the editor and a cartoonist before escaping. It was France’s deadliest terror attack in at least two decades. With a manhunt on, French President Francois Hollande called the attack on the Charlie Hebdo weekly, whose caricatures […]

Sydney crisis: Lindt cafe manager, lawyer killed in hostage drama

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Sydney crisis

Sydney: Two hostages who have been killed in the 17-hour-long hostage drama at a cafeteria in Sydney were identified as the manager of the Lindt Chocolate cafe and a lawyer. The 38-year-old lawyer, Katrina Dawson, was a mother of three young children who became the victim of the siege. She was a barrister at Selbourne […]

Controversy Over Emcee of PM Modi’s Sydney Reception

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Rashi Kapoor

Melbourne: An emcee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-profile community reception in Sydney found herself in a controversy after a pageant organiser alleged that she had falsely represented herself as a winner of Miss India Australia title. The National Director of the Miss India Australia Corporation, Reena Koak, said Rashi Kapoor has never been a […]

Water vapour found in distant planet’s atmosphere

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Washington: Marking a new milestone in the search for water on distant planets, astronomers have found water vapour in the atmosphere of the exoplanet HAT P-11b, that is about four times the radius of Earth. Astronomers look for water on exoplanets because it is a precondition for life though the presence of water alone is […]

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