13 Mar 2014
Kuala Lumpur/Phu Quoc, Vietnam: Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day.
12 Mar 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Search operations for the five-day-old missing Malaysia Airlines flight with 239 people on board were on Wednesday extended to the Andaman Sea amid reports that Indian Air Force aircraft has agreed to start the hunt for the missing jet.
04 Oct 2013
London: British citizens enjoy the widest range of visa-free travel in the world, being able to visit 173 countries with just a passport, while Indians get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access in 52 countries.
11 Mar 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Investigators probing the baffling disappearance of a Malaysian plane with 239 people aboard on Tuesday identified a 19-year-old Iranian man as one of the two persons who travelled on stolen passports but said he is "not likely" to have terrorist links.
11 Mar 2014
Washington: About 70 Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in San Francisco has outsourced various visa and passport related services.
05 Mar 2014
Washington: Laxmi, an acid attack victim and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks in India, was on Tuesday honoured in US with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.
12 Feb 2014
Ouled Gacem: A military transport plane carrying members of the Algerian armed forces and their relatives crashed into a mountain on Tuesday, killing 77 people, the worst air disaster in the North African country in a decade.
08 Mar 2014
Kuala Lumpur/Beijing: A Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines plane carrying 239 people on board lost contact with air traffic controllers on Saturday and the authorities were still trying to locate the aircraft over 11 hours later.
15 Feb 2014
Washington: A Geneva-based non-profit doctors’ association has criticized the US and its pharma lobby for exerting pressure on India over its patent laws, saying such actions undermine the global trading system.
25 Feb 2014
Geneva: United Nations' human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday called for an international inquiry into war crimes committed by both sides during Sri Lanka's civil war, saying the government had failed to do its own credible investigation.