20 Dec 2014
Washington: If US President Barack Obama is feeling the pain from a rough year at the office, he did a great job of covering it up on Friday.
20 Dec 2014
United Nations:The United Nations has been in touch with the Taliban in an effort to reduce civilian casualties and to make them aware of their obligations under international human rights laws, according to a top UN official in Afghanistan.
11 Dec 2014
Washington: Indian-origin professor T V Paul has been elected 56th president of the International Studies Association (ISA), a respected and widely known scholarly association in the field of international studies.
19 Dec 2014
Washington: Several leaders of Islamic State militant group have been killed in Iraq during US air strikes in recent weeks, dealing a blow to the extremist jihadist forces, the Pentagon said on Friday.
18 Dec 2014
United Nations: The year 2015 must be a "time for global action", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged and asked the international community to do more to counter extremism and work on reforms of world body to adapt it to a new global landscape.
26 Jul 2014
Kuala Lumpur: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that it will ‘leave nothing unturned’ to boost global aviation safety after a black week for the industry that has claimed over 460 lives in three separate crashes.
04 Jun 2014
Doha: Safety in global aviation remains high, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, as it seeks to improve in-flight tracking after the disappearance of a Malaysian passenger jet in March.
02 Jun 2014
Doha (Qatar): Continuous tracking of aircraft following the mysterious disappearance of MH370, carbon-neutral air travel and financial stress hitting the airline industry would be the focus of debate among global aviation chiefs at the IATA meet starting in Doha on Monday.
18 Dec 2014
Washington: Raj Shah, the highest ranking Indian-American in the Obama Administration, has decided to quit as Administrator of the country's global development agency after serving for nearly six years.
12 Dec 2014
United Nations: Less than three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea, the UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted an India-led resolution declaring June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga', recognizing that "Yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being."