Sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister: Mahinda Rajapaksa

  Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s senior sibling and previous strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa will be confirmed as the new PM Thursday. Gotabhaya Wednesday named Rajapaksa as the new executive after officeholder …

Tightens policy on political ads to prevent abuse: Google

  San Francisco: Google Wednesday refreshed how it handles political promotions as online stages stay compelled to abstain from being utilized to spread misdirecting data planned to impact voters. The web organization …

Points finger at outsiders including US, Iran : Deadly unrest

  Dubai: As a virus downpour fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital Wednesday, ladies gulped by dark chadors and men in green military-style coats strolled close by the banner hung pine …

Strikes kill 21 in Syria, says monitor: Russia air raids, regime

  Beirut: Attacks by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s powers and air attacks by his partner Russia killed in any event 21 regular people remembering 10 youngsters for rebel-held Idlib territory Wednesday, an …

Approves sale of USD 1 billion worth of naval guns to India: Trump administration

  Washington: The Trump Administration has advised to the US Congress its assurance to sell USD 1 billion worth of maritime weapons to India for use against warships, hostile to flying machine …

Urgent CWC meeting under way at Sonia Gandhi’s residence

New Delhi, Nov 21 An urgent meeting of the Congress Working Committee is being held at party chief Sonia Gandhi’s 10 Janpath residence in Delhi. Congress general secretary organisation KC Venugopal …

President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra

New Delkhi:Based on Governor’s recommendation, President Ram Nath Kovind signed proclamation imposing President’s rule in Maharashtra. The Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday recommended imposition of President’s Rule in the state …

President Iohannis Tipped For Reelection As Romanians Go To The Polls

Bucharest, Nov 10  Romania voted in the first round of a presidential election on Sunday, with pro-European incumbent Klaus Iohannis the favourite to win, potentially adding to a liberal fightback against …

Ayodhya case: Temple at disputed site, alternative land for mosque, says Supreme Court

New Delhi, Nov 9  The Supreme Court in a unanimous verdict on Saturday cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed …

World-famous Pushkar Fair begins Rajasthan

Jaipur,  The famous annual Pushkar fair of Rajasthan started on Monday with a large number of people from the country and abroad taking part in it. It is for the first …

Tamil Nadu:3-year-old boy stuck in borwell dead, body pulled out

Tiruchirappalli (TN) Oct 29  Nearly 80 hours of struggle to rescue a three-year-old boy stuck in a discarded borewell near here failed with the death of the child and retrieving of …

People did not like arrogance of power: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai, Oct 24 With trends suggesting that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is falling well short of its target of winning 220 assembly seats in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday …

PM Modi Goes Plogging On Mamallapuram Beach

Mamallapuram, Oct 12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is here for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, was on Saturday seen picking up plastic litter, water bottles and other …

Positive atmospherics as PM Modi, Xi meet in Mamallapuram

Mamallapuram,  In the backdrop of the seventh century monument of Pancha Ratha, overlooking the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday …

Traditional south Indian spread for PM Modi and Xi Jinping

Mamallapuram, A traditional south Indian spread, including the trademark sambhar, was part of the menu for Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping on Friday when the Indian prime minister hosted the Chinese …