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.
03 Dec 2014
Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced 188 people to death for a violent attack on a police station in the restive town Giza after the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi last year and the matter will now go before the country's top religious authority.
27 Nov 2014
Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata have included diminutive Bangladeshi midfielder Mohamed Mamunul Islam who is likely to replace suspended Ofentse Nato for their crucial away ISL fixture in Pune on November 29.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
02 Oct 2014
New Delhi: A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi containing 'rarest of the rare' video footages, including Bapu's first interview to a foreign journalist, has been digitised and will be available for public viewing soon.
28 Jul 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, among others, on Monday greeted people on the occasion of Ramzan, being celebrated on Tuesday.
30 Aug 2014
Mogadishu: A military court in Somalia has sentenced two Islamist Shebab gunmen to death for killing a journalist, the Information Minister said on Friday.
01 Jan 2014
Cairo: The Egyptian authorities have arrested ousted president Mohamed Morsi's former spokesperson Yasser Ali, Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Tuesday.
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.
15 Nov 2013
Male: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed on Friday stepped down as the second round of the presidential elections will be held on Saturday.