Monthly Archives: June 2018
The Paris-based global Financial Action Task Force's (FATF's) decision to place Pakistan on its "grey list" on Wednesday for not doing enough to counter terror financing does not seem to have had much of an impact on Islamabad's behavior, according to an expert on international affairs.
A combined effort by India's batsmen and bowlers thrashed a hapless Ireland by 143 runs to complete a 2-0 rout and take the T20I series at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground here on Friday.
A top White House official has said he is unaware if President Donald Trump is considering to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Former world number one and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Heena Sidhu is likely to meet National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh on Saturday.
United States President Donald Trump said he would discuss Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the summit slated to be held in Finland next month.
A sum of Rs.1,27,461 crore has been collected towards revenue up to May this year, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday.
Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao visited the Tummilla lift irrigation site to ascertain the progress of the project.
Imran Khwaja, Mahinda Vallipuram, and Tony Brian have been elected as the associate member directors on the International Cricket Council (ICC) board at the ICC annual conference here on Friday.
Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has pulled out of the presidential elections scheduled for September 23.
The incidents of stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir are on a rise with women too joining the pelters.
United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that he will name a Supreme Court Justice nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9.
In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Madhya Pradesh asked the parents of a minor rape victim to express gratitude to the local MP for visiting them.
A day after five people were shot dead at Maryland's 'Capital Gazette' newspaper office, US President Donald Trump on Friday said the incident "shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our hearts with grief."
The post-mortem report of the people who lost their lives in the recent plane crash in Ghatkopar highlighted 'shock due to burn and poly-trauma' as the cause of death.
The Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.
At least six people were killed when unidentified militants rammed into the headquarters of an African military taskforce, hurling explosives in its premises in Sevare town of central Mali on Friday (local time).
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya refuted allegations of attempting a plea bargain, levied by an Enforcement Directorate (ED) official.
At least two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza Strip as part of the "right of return" march, Palestine's Health Ministry said on Friday.
Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao stated that the Gattu irrigation project would cover an area of 33,000 acres in the Gadwal constituency.
Citizens across the United States are planning to hold massive protests against President Donald Trump's immigration policies and family separations on Saturday.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against two accused persons in the Visakhapatnam Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case in the NIA Special Court here.
A boy from Saudi Arabia killed himself due to the infamous 'Blue Whale Challenge' game.
An anti-Pakistan protest was carried out by the members of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), a human rights movement of the Pashtun community against Pakistani security establishments, particularly the army, on its alleged human rights violations against them.
A Dalit family from Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh claimed that they have been banished from their village, Sarkanpur, by the panchayat for two years.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said that the security forces will continue their operations under rules of engagement in Jammu and Kashmir.
Facebook has patented a technology that will help reduce your confusion while choosing selfie filters.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani met Netafim CEO Ran Maidan and discussed with him the potential of digital farming in Gujarat.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday has initiated action against 130 teachers and coordinators across the country.
Motherhood is a beautiful feeling accompanied by several physical and psychological changes due to hormones rush.
Security arrangements at the Udhampur railway station in Jammu and Kashmir have been increased to avoid any untoward incident during the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.
The 2+2 Summit was postponed due to American preoccupation with the crucial forthcoming summit between United States President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, sources speculate.
A soldier was injured when terrorists lobbed a grenade at an army patrolling party in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian Ahgam village on Friday.
The Manali-Leh National Highway-3 has been blocked due to a landslide at Marhi, nearly 30 kilometres from Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
Starting this week, you will be able to add a soundtrack to your Stories on Instagram.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has on Friday reached the Lahore High Court (LHC) for the hearing of his appeal against the tribunal's verdict, which disqualified him from contesting polls from NA-57 Murree.
Crime branch will investigate the allegations against five priests of Malankara Orthodox Church in Kottayam district of Kerala.
A recent study has found that the combination of obesity and ageing could result in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Navy Admiral (Retd.) Harry Harris is now United President Donald Trump's new ambassador to South Korea, the Senate confirmed the by a voice vote on Thursday.
A terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces near Trehgam area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Friday.
Mohajir activist and the Voice of Karachi chairman, Nadeem Nusrat, has said that the decision of global anti-terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), to keep Pakistan on its 'grey list' is a right step in the right direction.
Google Doodle on Friday celebrated the 125th birthday of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the father of Indian statistical research.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat directed the police to arrest a school teacher after she protested during a Janata Darbar session in Dehradun.
Three policemen, who were abducted from the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Karia Munda, have been rescued on Friday.
Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Human Rights Activist Jamil Maqsood made an intervention during the on-going 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying, there is a situation regarding PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) that requires the council's attention.
Mukesh and Nita Ambani's eldest son, Akash Ambani and his bride-to-be Shloka chose to go traditional for their pre-engagement bash on Thursday.
Noted actor Stanley Anderson has died, a little over a month after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.
World No. 3 Belgium stretched the Indian men's hockey team till the final minutes of the match to split the points with a 1-1 draw in a thrilling encounter at the Rabobank Men's Hockey Champions Trophy Breda 2018 here on Thursday.
The US State Department on Thursday categorised North Korea as one of the "worst human trafficking nations" for the 16th straight year, citing the use of forced labour.
Delhi Police will produce Major Nikhil Handa before the Patiala House Court at the end of his four-day remand on Friday.
At least nine persons were killed and five injured when an oil tanker collided with a car and exploded on a busy bridge, setting vehicles ablaze near Lagos city on Thursday.
Personnel from the Indian Army have detected an ATM transaction made from missing Army officer Rakesh Patel's card.
The White House on Thursday(local time) strongly condemned the shooting incident at the 'Capital Gazette' newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, which claimed five lives.
Tunisia battled their way to victory over Panama with a fantastic 2-1 in their third and last Group G clash of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at Mordovia Arena on Thursday (local time).
French cement giant Lafarge has been put under formal investigation over allegations of funding terrorist groups, including Islamic State (IS), in Syria.
The 28th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will be held on July 21 here, the Ministry of Finance notified.
A shootout was reported at the Capital Gazette building, home to a daily newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday (local time).
One more person was reportedly lynched in Tripura on Thursday, this time in Kalachera under Subroom sub-division in the extreme south bordering Bangladesh.
The United States Capitol Police on Thursday arrested 575 people, including a congresswoman for "unlawfully protesting" against President Donald Trump's immigration policies and family separations at the US-Mexico border.
In a bid to protect the environment, South Central Railways has installed machines for crushing and recycling plastic bottles at select stations in Hyderabad.
The United States First Lady Melania Trump visited an immigrant holding facility in Tucson, Arizona as she returned to the US-Mexico border region for the second time in a week.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao accepted UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan's proposal to establish a UAE consulate office here in the near future.
US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday, said the United States supports India's membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Members of the Helmand peace team gathered in front of the US Embassy in Kabul, where they chanted slogans in support of peace and national reconciliation in Afghanistan.
The Cheif of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Tadamichi Yamamoto, called on the Taliban to hold direct talks with the Afghan Government.
At least five people, including four on board, have died after a chartered plane crashed in a crowded neighbourhood in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area. The plane was about to land at the airport when it crashed near Jagruti building in Ghatkopar, where construction work was going on.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a prosecution complaint against Gitanjali Gems owner Mehul Choksi before Mumbai Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Special court, in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting U.S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis in Beijing.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday shared a video on Twitter, urging fans to play the sport they love.
An excise department official was abducted and subsequently killed by unidentified assailants in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
Priyanka Chopra looks like a dream in an all-white avatar on a magazine cover.
A terrific opening partnership by Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan and some smart bowling by the spinners helped India to go 1-0 up in the T20I series against Ireland at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground here on Wednesday.
Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee suffered a hemorrhagic stroke, said Kolkata's Belle Vue hospital sources.
United States Secretary of States Mike Pompeo said Washington can now begin a 'more productive communication' with Ankara as presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey are over.
A delegation led by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani is in Israel to identify opportunities for agriculture cooperation.
Look who just joined Instagram! It's none other than Julia Roberts!
To cater the needs of users residing in developing nations with erratic internet connectivity and entry-level devices with low storage, Instagram announced the Lite version of its app.
A day after the video of September 2016 surgical strikes was released, the Congress party came down heavily on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and accused them of scoring political points using the footage of Indian Army's action against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
South Korea has declined a renewed demand from the United States to share the costs of deploying U.S. troops (its strategic assets) in and around the Korean Peninsula.
As monsoon move towards the Northern parts of India, it is likely to hit Delhi in next 24 hours.
North Korea has again warned Japan not to interfere in its denuclearisation issue, stating that Tokyo has nothing to do with the former's recent agreements with South Korea and the United States.