24 May 2014
United Nations: UN Security Council has condemned an attack by gunmen on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan, stressing that "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is criminal and unjustifiable", media reported on Saturday.
02 Oct 2013
India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2050, according to a new French study which predicts the global population to surge to 9.7 billion people by the middle of the century.
21 May 2014
United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon would ‘very much hope’ that India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the UN General Assembly here later this year and particularly participate in the climate change summit, according to a top official of the world body.
07 Jun 2014
Kolkata: India, with 41 million obese people, ranks third after US and China in having the highest number of overweight people in the world, says a study.
02 May 2014
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has lashed out at recent terrorist attacks in Egypt, saying that there can be no justification for acts of terror, media reported on Friday.
26 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Major airlines fully support global real-time tracking of their planes following the disappearance of MH370 despite the additional cost, a senior United Nations aviation official said on Monday.
16 Jul 2014
Guwahati: NorthEast United Football Club, the Guwahati franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL), on Wednesday named former World and European Championships winning Spanish defender Joan Capdevila as its marquee player.
16 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha is the latest celebrity to own a team in the World Kabaddi League after Akshay Kumar and Honey Singh.
10 Jul 2014
Islamabad: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has assessed Pakistan's gross external financing requirements at USD 10.8 billion for the new fiscal year, a new report said.
12 Jul 2014
Washington: US business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will rebound from a dismal first quarter.