22 Jan 2014
New Delhi: There will be no poor countries in this world by 2035 as these nations will benefit from innovations of their rich counterparts, world's richest man Bill Gates has said.
05 Jan 2015
Vatican City: Pope Francis has named twenty new cardinals, a majority of them from Africa, Asia and Latin America, increasingly key areas as the Roman Catholic Church's support shifts from its traditional European stronghold.
28 Sep 2016
Islamabad: The 19th SAARC Summit to be hosted by Pakistan in November is likely to be postponed with four of the eight members of the South Asian grouping deciding to pull out.
09 Apr 2015
Washington: The US has defended a proposed arms deal with Pakistan worth nearly a billion dollar to sale attack helicopters and missiles, saying the weapons would be used for internal counter-terrorism operations.
18 Nov 2015
Washington: With the Obama Administration contemplating selling F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, the top Republican leadership has expressed concern over it and said the US should not sell nuclear armed fighter jets to Pakistan.
29 May 2015
New York: Two Indian-origin women have made it to Forbes' inaugural list of America's 50 richest self-made women, sharing the honour with high-achievers such as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, media mogul Oprah Winfrey and singer Beyonce.
10 Dec 2014
Miami/Port-au-Prince: The Obama administration and the United Nations are pressuring Haiti's government to resolve a long-festering dispute over postponed elections in the face of anti-government protests across the impoverished Caribbean country.
20 Sep 2016
In a bid to isolate Pakistan after Uri attack, which resulted in death of 18 Indian soldiers, India is reportedly planning to boycott SAARC summit to be held in Pakistan.
09 Mar 2015
Colombo: A Sri Lankan court on Monday banned Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, former defence secretary and brother of ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, from leaving the country as he is facing a probe in a floating armoury case.
23 May 2015
Dawki: The Indo-Bangladesh friendship bus that began its journey from Dhaka arrived here on Saturday amid tight security. The 26-seater BRTC bus that left Dhaka with over 20 Bangladesh government officials at around 3 pm on Friday arrived Dawki at 9 am and Meghalaya Transport Corporation Manager Anthony Pariat received the entourage.