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Syrian army recaptures key rebel-held city

Damascus, Jan 29 | The Syrian army declared on Wednesday that it has recaptured a key rebel-held city in Idlib province.The army recaptured the...

Four Pak students infected with coronavirus in Wuhan (Ld)

New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 29 | Four Pakistani students studying in the Chinese city of Wuhan have been tested positive to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

Pompeo flies to UK for talks amid US Huawei concern

London, Jan 29 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has left for Britain for talks amid American concern over UK's decision to allow...

Historic Brexit vote in European Parliament on Wednesday

Brussels, Jan 29 | The European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) in a...

13 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, Jan 29 | At least 13 soldiers were killed in an overnight Taliban attack in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.A police...

British Airways suspends flight bookings to China

London, Jan 29 | British Airways announced on Wednesday that it has suspended bookings on its website for direct flights from London to Beijing...

Will seek unambiguous approach to terrorism: Foreign Secretary Shringla

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, Jan 29 | The new Foreign Secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday, after assuming charge, said that his priorities...

Want to contribute to India: Saina after joining BJP

New Delhi, Jan 29 | Badminton star Saina Nehwal took the political plunge on Wednesday by joining the ruling BJP.Nehwal, who was honoured with...

N.Korea among most underreported humanitarian crises

Seoul, Jan 29 | Food shortages, natural disasters and other humanitarian issues in North Korea were not adequately known to the outside world, making...

‘4 Pak students in Wuhan confirmed to have coronavirus’

Islamabad, Jan 29 | Four Pakistani students studying in the Chinese city of Wuhan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a government official...

HK protesters declare ‘dawn of anti-epidemic’ strikes

Hong Kong, Jan 29 | Hong Kong protesters on Wednesday declared a new wave of strikes against the city's government refusal to close the...

Maharashtra accident toll climbs to 25: Officials

Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 29 | The death toll in the accident involving a state government bus and an autorickshaw near Malegaon had risen to...

UAE confirms first coronavirus case

Abu Dhabi, Jan 29 | Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday confirmed the first case of the deadly novel coronavirus in...

NIA DG reviews disgraced DSP’s case in Jammu

Srinagar, Jan 29 | The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Yogesh Chander Modi on Wednesday reviewed the ongoing investigation into disgraced Deputy Superintendent...

Bengal CM hits century — as author

Kolkata, Jan 29 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has scored a century -- as an author.With 13 of her books unveiled at...

Impeachment trial: Trump’s legal team wraps up opening arguments

Washington, Jan 29 | US President Donald Trump's legal team has wrapped up their three days of opening arguments in the impeachment trial, saying...

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori returns to prison over flight risk

Lima, Jan 29 | Keiko Fujimori, the leader of Perus opposition Popular Force party, will return to pre-trial detention for 15 months after a...

Coronavirus toll in China reaches 132, 5,974 infected (Ld)

Beijing, Jan 29 | Chinese health authorities on Wednesday said the death toll due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country has...

Trump announces Mideast peace plan backing Israel (2nd Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 29 | US President Donald Trump has unveiled his Middle East peace plan that backs Israel's continued control...

Kerala guv reads out para on CAA, but says he is...

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 | In a departure from Kerala Assembly conventions and precedence, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Wednesday before reading out the...

Modi, Sitharaman have no idea what to do next: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 29 | Just three day ahead of the Union Budget, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at...

‘Wuhan seafood market may not be only source of coronavirus’

Beijing, Jan 29 | The seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan may not be the only source of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

Cong MLAs forcefully evicted as Kerala Guv begins address (lead)

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 | Congress members who blocked Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan as he arrived in the Assembly for the budget session, was...

EU to assess Trump’s Mideast peace plan: Top diplomat

Brussels, Jan 29 | The European Union (EU) will study and assess US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, said a top diplomat.Josep...

Aus capital faces most serious bushfire threat in 17 yrs

Canberra, Jan 29 | Australia's capital city of Canberra is facing its most significant bushfire threat since 2003, authorities said on Wednesday.The fire in...

Cong-led opposition blocks Kerala Guv inside assembly

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 | The Congress-led opposition on Wednesday blocked Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan as he arrived in the Assembly for the budget...

Coronavirus toll in China reaches 132

Beijing, Jan 29 | Chinese health authorities on Wednesday said the death toll due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country has...

WHO to send int’l experts to China over coronavirus outbreak

Geneva, Jan 29 | The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will send a team of international experts to China as soon as...

Two bodies recovered from US military plane crash wreckage

Kabul, Jan 29 | US forces have recovered the remains of two people at the site of a military plane crash in eastern Afghanistan.In...

Jordanians hold sit-in against Trump’s Mideast peace plan

Amman, Jan 29 | Dozens of Jordanians held a sit-in near the US embassy in Amman in protest of US President Donald Trump's...

Trump defence cuts short arguments as Bolton allegations loom

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 29 | Former National Security Adviser John Bolton's allegations about President Donald Trump freezing aid to Ukraine loomed large...

Space tech vital for attaining Modi’s goals: Jitendra Singh

Bengaluru, Jan 29 | Central Minister of State for the Department of Space and Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh has said the Indian Space Researh...

Trump announces Mideast peace plan backing Israel (Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 29 | US President Donald Trump on Tuesday unveiled his Middle East peace plan that backs Israel's continued control...

High stakes political fight moves to Iowa in midst of impeachment...

Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 29 | The high stakes nomination fight to choose a Democratic candidate who can topple US President Donald Trump hurtles...

Sri Lanka adopts prevention measures after first coronavirus case

Colombo, Jan 29 | Sri Lanka has reported its first confirmed coronavirus case, a Chinese woman in her 40s.The government said it was not...

Rahul’s Jaipur rally a flop show, full of humour: BJP

Jaipur, Jan 29 | Terming Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Yuva Aakrosh Rally, here on Tuesday, a flop show, Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief...

Bengal minister dubs medical students ‘dogs’

Kolkata, Jan 29 | Peeved at medical students protesting against him, a West Bengal minister - himself a doctor - on Tuesday used a...

Mamata takes up paint brush to protest against CAA-NRC-NPR

Kolkata, Jan 28 | Using art as a medium of protest against CAA, NPR and NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday...

IndiGo, Air India bar stand-up comic Kamra for six months

New Delhi, Jan 28 | Passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it has barred stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for six months for portraying...

‘What a fall’: PK attacks Nitish, axes ‘JDU’ from Twitter bio

New Delhi, Jan 28 | Taking the ego battle a notch above, poll strategist and JD-U leader Prashant Kishor publicly hit out at his...

Jewar Airport’s land acquisition done, some farmers protest

New Delhi, Jan 28 | The final stage of land acquisition for the first phase of proposed mega airport in Greater Noida has been...

Kashmir Press Club urges govt to restore internet for media

Srinagar, Jan 28 | The Kashmir Press Club has expressed concern over the continuous internet blockade for journalists in Kashmir for the last 177...

Assam gets best tableau award for R-Day parade

New Delhi, Jan 28 | Assam's Republic Day tableau has been adjudged best among the tableaus from 16 states and Union Territories. The tableau...

MLA’s murder: NIA files chargesheet against NSCN(IM)

New Delhi, Jan 28 | The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against four persons linked to NSCN (IM) in the murder...

Huawei to get role in UK 5G networks – with restrictions

London, Jan 28 | The UK has decided to let China's Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, including...

NGT disposed off Aarey Colony case ‘arbitrarily’: Activists

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, Jan 28 | In a surprise development, the Aarey Colony matter was "disposed off" by the National Green Tribunal (NGT)...

Join peace talks, Assam govt tells ULFA’s Paresh Barua

Guwahati, Jan 28 | The Assam government on Tuesday urged the United Liberation Front of Assam and its chief Paresh Barua to enter into...

Govt brought CAA to correct historical injustice: PM

New Delhi, Jan 28 | The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, said that his government brought Citizenship Amendment Act to correct historical injustice...

Coronavirus: WHO confident in China’s epidemic prevention

Beijing, Jan 28 | Visiting WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday said that the global health body was confident in China's epidemic prevention...

Erdogan, Trump hold phone conversation over regional issues

Ankara, Jan 28 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his US counterpart President Donald Trump on the phone and discussed regional issues,...

Business

Facebook VP of engineering Jay Parikh to leave company

San Francisco, Jan 29 | Facebook's Vice President of Engineering Jay Parikh has announced that he is leaving the company, joining a number of...