• Wed, Feb 22, 2017
  • 'Pak army chief wants officers to learn from Indian democracy' 'Pak army chief wants officers to learn from Indian democracy'
    Updated: Feb, 14, 201706:15 PM

    In an unusual piece of advice to senior officers, Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has told them that the army had no business in running the government and asked them to read a book on...

  • President Trump favours merit-based immigration system: WH President Trump favours merit-based immigration system: WH
    Updated: Feb, 14, 201706:09 PM

    President Donald Trump favours a merit-based immigration system that will benefit US economy and create jobs, the White House has said, in views that would be welcomed by Indian IT professionals and...

  • US taking fresh look at moving F-16 production to India: Lockheed US taking fresh look at moving F-16 production to India: Lockheed
    Updated: Feb, 14, 201706:05 PM

    The Trump Administration is taking a fresh look at Lockheed Martin's proposal to have a F-16 manufacturing base in India if it agrees to buy the fighter jets, officials from the US defence giant...

  • Trump's NSA Flynn quits amid controversy over Russia contacts Trump's NSA Flynn quits amid controversy over Russia contacts
    Updated: Feb, 14, 201706:01 PM

    President Donald Trump's embattled national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned today amid allegations that he secretly discussed US sanctions against Russia with its envoy before Trump's...

  • North Korea missile test draws ire of US, Japan, South Korea North Korea missile test draws ire of US, Japan, South Korea
    Updated: Feb, 13, 201706:47 PM

    North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile, triggering a US-led call for an urgent UN Security Council meeting after a launch seen as a challenge to President Donald...

  • 110 Japanese went bankrupt in China last year: Report 110 Japanese went bankrupt in China last year: Report
    Updated: Feb, 13, 201703:18 PM

    One-hundred-and-ten Japanese firms went bankrupt in China last year amid mounting labour and production costs besides heightened Sino-Japanese political tensions, a research report said, highlighting...

  • Adele wins top awards at Grammys, Beyonce dazzles with her performance Adele wins top awards at Grammys, Beyonce dazzles with her performance
    Updated: Feb, 13, 201711:51 AM

    Beyonce may have dazzled with her power-packed performance but the night belonged to British singer Adele, who walked away with major prizes -- Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the...

  • North Korea says ballistic missile test a success: Media North Korea says ballistic missile test a success: Media
    Updated: Feb, 13, 201711:27 AM

    North Korea confirmed it had successfully tested a ballistic missile, in what was seen as a challenge to new US President Donald Trump.

  • Taiwan celebrates Lantern Festival Taiwan celebrates Lantern Festival
    Updated: Feb, 12, 201709:35 PM

    Millions of lanterns in the shape of Christian churches, Buddhist temples, and Hindu temples with Brahma, Krishna, Lakshmi and Durga lit up the night sky of Taiwan to celebrate the Lantern Festival,...

  • Most stranded whales refloat in New Zealand Most stranded whales refloat in New Zealand
    Updated: Feb, 12, 201709:33 PM

    Most of the more than 200 whales who became stranded on New Zealand’s notorious Farewell Spit on the weekend have been able to refloat themselves, conservation officials said.