14 Nov 2014
United Nations: In an overwhelming response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for commemorating an International Day of Yoga, about 130 countries have joined as co-sponsors to an India-led UN General Assembly resolution recognising yoga's benefits.
08 Jan 2015
Dhaka: Police on Thursday opened access to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) office here after four days. The main gate of the office was unlocked around 11.50 a.m. on Thursday.
08 Jan 2015
Dhaka: The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said its nationwide transport blockade will continue to "reclaim democracy and end misrule" in the country, a media report said on Thursday.
13 Dec 2014
Washington: The US has said it has no problem with India's engagement with Russia, but cautioned that it was not the right time to have trade deals with Moscow because of a series of international sanctions against it.
12 Dec 2014
Washington: The United States is "troubled" by the reports of the 'Head of the Republic of Crimea' accompanying Russian President Vladimir Putin to India.
11 Dec 2014
KABUL: The United States said on Thursday it had shut its last detention facility in Afghanistan and no longer had custody of detainees there, closing a much-criticised chapter in Washington's fight against Islamic extremism.
10 Dec 2014
Washington: The United States senate on Wednesday confirmed, by a voice vote, the nomination of Richard Rahul Verma as the next US ambassador to India. Verma, 46, is the first Indo-American to be the US ambassador to India and is expected to be sworn in shortly.
08 Dec 2014
WASHINGTON/KUWAIT CITY: Despite three failed raids to free U.S. hostages held by militants, the United States will continue to conduct such operations, officials indicated on Sunday, as President Barack Obama grapples with a spate of kidnappings and killings of American citizens.
28 Jan 2014
Geneva: Representatives of the Syrian government and opposition will continue talks on Tuesday, said UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi on Monday.
19 Nov 2014
New York: Temperatures in all 50 U.S. states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow prompted a state of emergency in western New York and contributed to the deaths of four people.