17 Apr 2016
Tokyo: At least 41 people were killed in a strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale that struck the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan.The quake on Saturday came after a sizable foreshock hit Kumamoto prefecture on Thursday.
17 Mar 2016
Bangkok: Thai Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon today embarked on a two-day visit to India for talks aimed at expanding bilateral military, security and economic cooperation.
30 Aug 2016
Dhaka: The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Tuesday upheld the death penalty for condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali. A five-member Appellate Division bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha gave the verdict rejecting Quasem's appeal to review his death penalty, reported the Dhaka Tribune.
28 Jul 2015
Washington: Washington accused Russia and Thailand of failing to tackle human trafficking, while praising progress in Malaysia and Cuba, in a report on a global scourge decried as 'modern slavery'.
27 Dec 2013
Bangkok: An injured anti-government protester succumbed to gunshot wounds on Friday, taking the death toll to two in the latest bout of political violence in Thailand.
26 Dec 2013
Bangkok: A policeman was killed and 48 people were injured in violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police on Thursday, prompting Thailand's Election Commission to ask the government to delay the forthcoming snap polls.
25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The AAP government and the BJP-ruled Centre are locked in a "holy war", like the "Kauravas and Pandavas", Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said yesterday, while daring Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stall the development of Delhi.
14 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Chikungunya is taking its toll in Delhi, with at least ten deaths due to the vector-borne disease reported in the last two days, including one on Tuesday in the national capital where its number of cases have climbed to over 1,000 this season.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: With mobile services market hotting up ahead of Reliance Jio launch, Vodafone India today said it will announce revised plans for data pack in a day or two to keep its promise of offering "competitive" rates to customers
22 May 2015
Bangkok: When Thailand's army seized power in a bloodless coup, much of the business establishment quietly cheered them on. A year on, the captains of Thai industry remain firmly behind the junta, despite a lacklustre economy and a delayed return to democracy.