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.
14 Jun 2014
Washington: Barack Obama travelled to a Native American reservation in North Dakota, his first visit as US President to ‘Indian Country,' where he focused on education and economic development.
12 Jun 2014
Karachi: A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered authorities to remove the name of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from the exit control list, paving the way for him to leave the country.
04 Feb 2015
London: Britain on Wednesday created history by becoming the first country to legalise children conceived with DNA from three parents after lawmakers voted in favour of the controversial procedure that sparked a fierce ethical debate with senior Church figures.
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.
23 May 2014
Beijing: Pakistan has become the first foreign country to use China's Beidou navigation system with the company setting up a network covering Karachi.
06 Oct 2015
New York: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has condemned the lynching of a man over beef eating rumour in UP, saying such incidents hurt the country's image.
17 May 2015
Ulan Bator: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday discovered a "special connection" with Mongolia when he entered the Buddhist country's Parliament to deliver a speech, the first foreign leader to do so on Sunday - a holiday.
10 Jul 2011
India has become one of the first nations to accord diplomatic recognition to South Sudan, the world's youngest country which split away from Khartoum-ruled north after decades of brutal war that claimed nearly two million lives.
19 Jul 2014
Dubai: The doors of the first environment-friendly mosque in the Islamic world were opened for worshippers here on Friday by Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF).