10 Sep 2014
Washington: Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, South Asians in particular Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and the Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the United States, according to a report.
10 Jun 2015
BENGHAZI: A delegation of Libya's elected Parliament has arrived in Germany to discuss with European and North African officials a UN proposal to form a unity government despite some lawmakers rejecting the plan.
04 Sep 2015
MUMBAI: Cipla Ltd, India's fourth-largest drugmaker by sales, said on Friday it has agreed to buy two generics businesses in the United States in an all-cash deal worth $550 million to get access to a wide range of products.
08 May 2015
Washington: Cell phone data can be used to help developing countries plan electrical infrastructure based on population distribution and projected energy consumption, researchers said.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: India set two new Guinness World Records for Yoga with 35,985 participants performing asanas at one venue and as many as 84 nationalities joining in the official observation of International Yoga Day on Rajpath here.
04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Over one-third of Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate even after 68 years of independence, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday advocated for creating an atmosphere where adolescent and youth population of the country is able to pursue their goals and excel in their chosen fields.
16 Jun 2015
United Nations: Emphasising that yoga does not discriminate, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he discovered the 'simple sense of satisfaction' it brings when he tried his first 'asana' during his visit to India.
18 Dec 2014
JERUSALEM:Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed UN Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017."Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change," Avigdor Lieberman said in a statement.
09 Dec 2014
Geneva: The year 2014 has been 'devastating' for children, as millions of them were exposed to armed conflicts, Ebola outbreak and torture, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) said on Monday.