27 Aug 2015
Washington: A woman TV reporter and a cameraman were yesterday killed on live television when a 'disgruntled' ex-employee of the TV station opened fire in the US state of Virginia before succumbing to his injuries from a self inflicted gunshot wound.
19 Aug 2015
United Nations: Acclaimed Indian actor Anupam Kher has been named an advocate for the United Nations' campaign on gender equality. The 60-year-old 'Saaransh' star will collaborate with the world body to call on men and boys to stand up against inequalities against women and girls, thereby ending the discrimination and violence against them.
27 Aug 2015
Washington: A day after the Virginia shooting incident, President Barack Obama today expressed concern over the gun culture in the US, saying, the number of people who die from gun related incidents around this country 'dwarfs' any deaths that happen through terrorism.
27 Aug 2015
Bruges: Wayne Rooney ended a 10-game scoring drought in style with a hat-trick as Manchester United overpowered Club Brugge 4-0 on Wednesday to qualify for the Champions League group phase.
09 Aug 2015
Bamako: At least 12 people were killed during a nearly 24-hour siege of a hotel in central Mali seized by suspected Islamist gunmen that ended on Saturday as security forces stormed the building and released some of the United Nations workers trapped inside.
10 Aug 2015
United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a high-level summit on sustainable development hosted by the UN on September 25 and will also travel to San Francisco during his US visit, becoming the fourth Indian Prime Minister to visit America's West Coast.
24 Aug 2015
TOKYO: An explosion rocked a warehouse at a US military base in Sagamihara, near the Japanese capital of Tokyo on Monday, but US forces said the building was not for storing hazardous materials and that there were no indications of injuries.
30 Jul 2015
United Nations: There will be more Indians than Chinese by 2022 when both Asian giants will have 1.4 billion people each and India's population will grow at a faster pace, according to the UN.A report.
20 Jul 2015
United Nations: The United Nations Security Council on Monday endorsed a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief, but it will be able to re-impose UN penalties during the next decade if Tehran breaches the historic agreement.
08 Jul 2015
London: A cholera erupted in war-torn South Sudan has killed at least 32 people,a fifth of them children under five, and schools have a major role to play in stemming the spread of the disease, the United Nations said on Tuesday.