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  • Chabahar agreement inked: Modi calls it creation of history

    Chabahar agreement inked: Modi calls it creation of history

    India and Iran on Monday took a major step in boosting connectivity and trade with the inking of the Chabahar port agreement even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with the Iranian leadership 

  • US spy plane flew 'dangerously' near Russian border

    A US defence attache has been summoned by Russia's Defence Ministry after an incident over the Sea of Japan near Russia's eastern borders, where an American spy plane was detected flying too close to civilian aircraft

  • 5 dead after skydiving tour plane crashes in Hawaii

    Five people died after a skydiving tour plane crashed and caught fire in Hawaii, one of two plane crashes has reported in the islands

  • ISIS bombs Syrian regime heartland, kills over 148

    ISIS bombs Syrian regime heartland, kills over 148

    More than 148 people were killed yesterday in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks yet in the regime’s coastal heartland

  • Deadly dormitory fire kills 18 schoolgirls in Thailand

    Deadly dormitory fire kills 18 schoolgirls in Thailand

    Since most of the girls in the dormitory of the Thai school were asleep when the fire broke out, they couldn’t ask for help soon and were trapped

  • 12-yr-old desi wonderkid wants to be a doctor

    A 12-year-old Indian-American boy, who was congratulated by President Barack Obama after he became the youngest ever to graduate from a US college, is eyeing to become a doctor by the time he turns 18 as he has been accepted to two prestigious university campuses

  • 74 people killed in Syria multiple bombings

    74 people killed in Syria multiple bombings

    At least 74 people were killed in multiple bombings that rocked two Syrian coastal cities on Monday

  • India-Iran 'dosti' as old as history: Narendra Modi

    India-Iran 'dosti' as old as history: Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described India-Iran friendship as 'as old as history' after the two sides signed 12 agreements, including three on development of the Chabahar port in this Persian Gulf nation for enhanced connectivity

  • Village defence committee chief, guard shot dead in Pakistan

    A village defence committee chief and his police guard were gunned down on Monday by unidentified assailants in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

  • 10 'wanted' Indians who are living in luxury abroad

    10 'wanted' Indians who are living in luxury abroad

    With Dawood Ibrahim and Vijay Mallya becoming headline fodder in recent times, let’s take a look at some Indians who are living in exile abroad, but are wanted back home

  • Santiago: Naked suicidal man gets two lions killed

    Santiago: Naked suicidal man gets two lions killed

    A 20-year-old man attempted to commit “suicide by lion” by jumping into a lion enclosure at the Santiago Zoo

  • SC agrees to hear Salvatore Girone's plea to go to Italy

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear on May 26 the plea of Salvatore Girone, one of the two Italian marines who are accused of killing two fishermen off Kerala coast, seeking permission to go to his country

  • Barack Obama announces full lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

    Barack Obama announces full lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

    The US has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announced on Monday during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy

  • One trillion species residing on Earth: Study

    One trillion species residing on Earth: Study

    The Earth could contain nearly one trillion species, of which 99.999 percent are yet to be discovered, says a study based on the largest analysis of microbial data

  • World Turtle Day: 12 fun facts about the water reptile

    World Turtle Day: 12 fun facts about the water reptile

    World Turtle Day is celebrated every year on May 23. On this day, here are some interesting and fun facts about the grand old reptiles

  • Narendra Modi receives ceremonial welcome in Iran

    Narendra Modi receives ceremonial welcome in Iran

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two day visit to Iran, was on Monday given ceremonial welcome by President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran

  • No confirmation of Taliban chief's death: Nawaz Sharif

    No confirmation of Taliban chief's death: Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US drone strike

  • Thailand dormitory fire kills 17 schoolgirls

    A schoolgirl boarding-house in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai was burnt down late Sunday, killing 17 girls, injuring five others while two girls were missing, a local newspaper quoted police as reporting on Monday

  • Headless Taliban clueless over future

    Headless Taliban clueless over future

    In the absence of any clear successor after Mansour’s death, the course of the Afghan insurgency could change

  • Gunman 'randomly'opens fire at concert, kills two

    A gunman fired shots early yesterday into a small crowd attending an open air concert organised by a local motorcycle club, killing two people and wounding 11 others before shooting himself to death, police said

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