17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott acknowledged on Wednesday that the nation’s security system failed to keep track of a gunman responsible for a deadly siege at Sydney cafe, and promised a transparent investigation into why the man was not on any terror watchlist despite having long criminal history.
28 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Haryana government to release 719 cubic feet per second of water to the Munak canal to end the water shortage problem of Dwarka area in the capital.
25 Nov 2014
United Nations: Wild price swings caused by the Ebola health crisis are making it more difficult for households to feed themselves and make a stable living, according to a new UN report released on Monday.
25 Dec 2014
United Nations: Terror wrought by the feared Islamic State, Ebola crisis, Syrian civil war, Gaza war and unrest in Ukraine posed significant challenges for the United Nations in 2014, a year that ended with a message of harmony from India as the world body adopted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea to commemorate an international Yoga day annually.
10 Dec 2014
Colombo: Water supply in Maldives' capital, cut by a fire last week in its only treatment plant, won't be fully restored until next week, a government official said on Wednesday.
20 Oct 2014
Luxembourg: European Foreign Ministers gather in Luxembourg on Monday to try and formalize a joint EU response to combat the Ebola virus amid diplomatic warnings the crisis has reached a 'tipping point'.
15 Nov 2014
Brisbane: The Ukraine crisis overshadowed talks on global economic growth at a G20 leaders meeting on Saturday, with Europe calling on Russia to stop the flow of weapons and troops into the country and holding out the threat of further sanctions if it did not.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Sydney cafe hostage crisis and the Peshawar school horror are a call to the world to stand up and counter terror together, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.
17 Dec 2014
Washington: President Barack Obama met his National Security Council team at the White House to review potential holiday threats and discuss America's security posture in Pakistan in view of the horrific terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar that left 141 dead, mostly children.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Indian cricket team which is currently touring Australia has been provided "adequate" security, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Tuesday, seeking to allay any apprehensions about the safety of the players following the Sydney hostage crisis.