• Twitter's new terms of service draw online criticism

    Twitter's new terms of service draw online criticism

    Twitter's new terms of service that apparently allow other companies to re-publish content on its platform without any compensation have sparked widespread online criticism

  • 87K Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh in 10 days

    87K Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh in 10 days

    A total of 87,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence erupted in neighbouring Myanmar on August 25, the United Nations said yesterday

  • Hurricane Harvey: Indian student dies days after being rescued

    Hurricane Harvey: Indian student dies days after being rescued

    A second Indian student has died here, days after she was rescued along with a compatriot from a swollen lake in the US state of Texas where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc

  • BRICS Summit: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping

    BRICS Summit: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold extensive talks on bilateral ties with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference Centre on Tuesday

  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate Middleton expecting third child

    UK's Prince William and wife Kate Middleton expecting third child

    Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their third child, their office said on Monday after the Duchess was forced to cancel an engagement due to severe morning sickness

  • BRICS names Let, JeM, calls for battle against terrorism

    BRICS names Let, JeM, calls for battle against terrorism

    In a big win for India's campaign against terrorism, the BRICS countries on Monday included the Pakistan-based terror groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) while calling for a comprehensive approach to combat terrorism

  • Iran tests 'belief' in its homegrown air defence

    Iran tests 'belief' in its homegrown air defence

    Iran has tested its home grown air defence system, designed to match the Russian S-300, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' air defence has said

  • 60k evacuated in Frankfurt as experts defuse WWII bomb

    60k evacuated in Frankfurt as experts defuse WWII bomb

    German explosives experts started to defuse a massive World War Two bomb in Frankfurt on Sunday after tens of thousands of people evacuated their homes

  • Hurricane Harvey: Indian student rescued from lake in hurricane-hit Texas dies

    A 25-year-old Indian student has died here, days after she was rescued along with another Indian man from a swollen lake in the US state of Texas where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc

  • North Korea announces detonation of hydrogen bomb, calls it 'perfect success'

    North Korea announces detonation of hydrogen bomb, calls it 'perfect success'

    North Korea announced it detonated a thermonuclear device yesterday in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date

  • Utah nurse arrested... for doing her job!

    Utah nurse arrested... for doing her job!

    A nurse at a Utah hospital was assaulted by a police officer last month after declining to allow him to obtain a sample of an unconscious patient's blood because he had neither a warrant nor the patient's consent, media reported

  • L'Oreal drops trans model over FB comments

    L'Oreal drops trans model over FB comments

    French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Friday confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values," after she was hired as part of a diversity campaign

  • Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' against Rohingya

    Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' against Rohingya

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused Myanmar of "genocide" against the Rohingya Muslim minority, who have fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence

  • Fresh blaze at Texas chemical plant

    Fresh blaze at Texas chemical plant

    Authorities expect more fires as they evacuate residents near the flooded plant

  • Google junks stories it doesn't like, claims reporter

    Google junks stories it doesn't like, claims reporter

    A day after a report went viral criticising Google for using its muscle to bury anything that is spoken against it, a former Forbes reporter has claimed that she was also put under pressure by the tech giant to 'unpublish' a story

  • Sikh software engineering student stabbed to death in US

    Sikh software engineering student stabbed to death in US

    A 22-year-old Sikh software engineering student has been stabbed to death in his taxi allegedly by an American student who was upset over not getting admission into a university, media reports said

  • US President Donald Trump nominates Kenneth Juster as ambassador to India

    US President Donald Trump nominates Kenneth Juster as ambassador to India

    President Donald Trump has nominated Kenneth Juster who helped lay the foundations of the India-US nuclear cooperation agreement, as the new ambassador to New Delhi

  • Rescue operations intensify as Hurricane Harvey toll climbs to 47

    Rescue operations intensify as Hurricane Harvey toll climbs to 47

    Rescue work has intensified in Texas with officials launching search operations and saving people stuck in the receding floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

  • Harvey death toll mounts, 2 explosions reported at flooded Texas chemical plant

    Harvey death toll mounts, 2 explosions reported at flooded Texas chemical plant

    The remnants of tropical storm Harvey drenched northern Louisiana yesterday as it moved inland, leaving behind record flooding that paralysed the US energy hub of Houston, killing at least 38 people and driving tens of thousands from their homes

  • US flies bombers over Korean peninsula after N Korea launch

    South Korean and Japanese jets joined exercises with two US nuclear-capable bombers above and near the Korean peninsula yesterday, two days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan, sharply raising tension

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