17 Sep 2014
Dhaka: Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted to life imprisonment a death sentence handed to a top Islamist leader convicted of war crimes during the country's war of liberation in 1971, the prosecution said.
28 Aug 2014
Bangkok: Thailand has approved a new regulation that allows tourists from 49 countries to extend their stay by a further 30 days to boost the tourism sector.
23 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday questioned the Narendra Modi government's claims that Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India was a success as he targeted the Prime Minister for his handling of relations with the neighbouring country.
29 Sep 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama admitted on Sunday that United States had underestimated the opportunity that a collapsing Syria would provide for jihadist militants to regroup and stage a sudden comeback.
05 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Motorola Inc intensified smartwatch war with the launch of its Moto 360 on Friday.
27 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: With a view to facilitate its employees, pensioners and their dependents in availing the facility of medical advance and reimbursement of medical bills on time, the Haryana government has reviewed its medical policy.
13 Sep 2014
Washington: Call it war, fight, battle or what you may - Barack Obama administration seems to be warring within over what to call the impending military action against the Sunni terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq.
30 Aug 2014
Geneva: The number of Syrians forced to flee their country as a result of the civil war that began in 2011 topped three million Friday, UN refugee agency said.
22 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Enthused by the initial response to Google's Android One, handset makers Karbonn, Spice and Intex are gearing up for round two with a slew of smartphone launches beginning December this year. The first set of Android One devices were launched last week, priced Rs 6,399 onwards by Micromax, Karbonn and Spice.
12 Sep 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama paid tributes to the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and emphasized the imminent end of the war in Afghanistan, although US is on the verge of a new military intervention.