11 Aug 2014
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed Egypt's announcement that the Israelis and the Palestinians have accepted another 72 hours' unconditional humanitarian ceasefire and urged all sides to avoid steps that would lead to a resumption of violence.
05 Aug 2014
Cairo: Israel and the Palestinians have agreed a new 72-hour Gaza ceasefire that would start at 10:30 IST, said a senior official in Egypt, which is hosting truce talks.
10 Jul 2014
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday termed the ongoing power crisis in the state temporary and called upon the people to be economic while using electricity for their daily consumption.
31 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: At least 92 Palestinians were killed, including 20 at a UN-run school, in fierce fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza and the death toll sharply rose to 1,323 despite the Jewish nation agreeing to observe a four-hour humanitarian pause.
04 Aug 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Amid global outrage over its third deadly strike on the United Nations-run schools in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Israel on Monday announced to hold fire for seven hours in parts of Gaza but not in areas where its troops are still operating.
22 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes on Tuesday killed seven people in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, raising the Palestinian toll to 583 in the 15-day conflict that has also left 27 Israeli soldiers dead, even as international efforts to forge a ceasefire continues in Qatar and Egypt.
08 Aug 2014
Gaza/Cairo: Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Cairo scrambled to brokers a long-term truce in war-torn Gaza as the three-day ceasefire entered its last 12 hours with no breakthrough yet.
02 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Centre on Saturday chunks out emergency plans as flood threat in Kosi river in Bihar is looming due to an artificial lake created by landslide in Nepal. Prime Minister has asked authorities to help Nepal and Bihar as per the need. Government has sent 15 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to Bihar.
20 Jul 2014
Cairo: In a brazen attack, at least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a military checkpoint in southern Egypt, bordering Libya and Sudan.
16 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Another batch of 175 Indian nationals will reach Delhi on Thursday from conflict-hit Iraq even as the number of Indians to be evacuated from that country will be 3000 in next few days.