23 Jan 2014
BANGKOK: Thailand's Constitutional Court on Thursday deferred a ruling on whether a general election scheduled for February 2 can be postponed, as protesters who say they will boycott the vote kept up pressure on the government to step down.
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.
11 Sep 2016
Washington: Greta Friedman, the woman kissed by a sailor in the iconic picture taken in New York city's Times Square after the Second World War ended in 1945, has died, a media report said.
13 Jan 2014
Bangkok: Anti-government protesters on Monday begun blocking key intersections across the congested Thai capital in their bid to "shutdown" the city and force embattled Premier Yingluck Shinawatra to step down.
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.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd on Tuesday termed Reliance Jio's entry into the market as a "challenge" for all operators, but said it expects to match the intense competition "tariff-by-tariff".
19 Aug 2016
Beirut: Syrian opposition activists have released haunting footage showing a young boy rescued from the rubble in the aftermath of a devastating airstrike in Aleppo.
03 Jan 2014
BANGKOK: Thailand's finance minister expressed concern about a weak currency and damage to the economy on Friday as supporters and opponents of the government prepared for big rallies this month that risk pushing the divided country to the brink of chaos.
17 Nov 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will travel to Cambodia on Sunday to attend the ASEAN and East Asia Summits on the sidelines of which he is expected to meet leaders of some other countries, including China. Singh, who was initially scheduled to visit Japan also before it was cancelled, will be in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh for three days.
17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A day after kite strings claimed three lives in the national capital, the Delhi government on Wednesday imposed a ban on the sale, production and storage of glass-coated threads or Chinese manjha even as a blame game erupted with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claiming the Environment Secretary took seven days to clear a notification.