25 Oct 2014
Cairo: Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in Sinai after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers, according to the presidency. The presidency said in a statement on Friday night that the measure will come into effect from 5 am on Saturday for a duration of three months due to security reasons, a local media reported.
08 Aug 2014
London: Indian-origin jewellery tycoon Ranbir Singh Suri, Chairman of the British Asian Conservative Link and Andrew Cooper, is among the 20 new peers to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron today.
22 Aug 2011
When Japanese farmer Hisashi Tarukawa watched the local nuclear plant blow up on television, he uttered a sentence that will forever chill his family: "Oh, no. It's over."
29 Jul 2014
Kabul: President Hamid Karzai's influential cousin Hashmat Karzai, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack at his home, the office of the southern province of Kandahar said.
31 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal questioned Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government's alleged move to remove economic data from its website and asked whether it was done to avoid scrutiny.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The armed forces lost 597 personnel, who suicide in the last five years while 1,349 officers quit the Army during the same period, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. From 2009 to 2013, 597 armed forces personnel committed suicide, 498 from the Army, 83 from the Air Force and 16 from the Navy, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said in written reply.
31 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, condoling the demise of his cousin Hashmat Karzai in a terror attack and assured him that India will remain a "constant partner" in that country's fight against the menace.
22 Aug 2014
Imphal: Two days after she was released on court orders, civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Friday re-arrested by the police on fresh charges of attempt to commit suicide and forcibly taken away to a city hospital from a makeshift shelter where she was continuing her fast.
20 Jan 2014
London: A German farmer has been flooded with offers after he hung a sign outside his farm indicating that he was looking for a wife.