Five injured in a minor blast at London Tube station

Five injured in a minor blast at London Tube station London, June 20 : At least five people were injured after a reported minor explosion at a Tube station in north London, police said on Tuesday. Two have been taken to hos

Adobe announces new Office 365 integrations

Adobe announces new Office 365 integrations San Jose, June 19 : Software giant Adobe on Tuesday announced new enhancements to Adobe Document Cloud with advancements in its products including “Adobe Sign”, “Adobe Scan” and new portable

How ‘helicopter parenting’ can affect your kids

How ‘helicopter parenting’ can affect your kids New York, June 19 : Do you hover around your children in everything they do and guide them? Beware, it can negatively affect your kid’s ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour later

Motorola gets patent for foldable smartphone: Report

Motorola gets patent for foldable smartphone: Report San Francisco, June 19 : Chinese smartphone maker Motorola has reportedly been granted a patent in the US to make a flexible, foldable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) smartphone that would flex, both in

3 killed in Japan quake 

3 killed in Japan quake  Tokyo, June 18 : At least three people were killed and over 50 others injured on Monday when a an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan’s Osaka city. The victims comprise

Seoul, Pyongyang meet to discuss sports collaboration

Seoul, Pyongyang meet to discuss sports collaboration Seoul, June 18 : Representatives from South Korea and North Korea on Monday discussed sports collaboration between the two neighbours at a meeting held in the truce village of Pan Panmunjom.

Two Muslims near the very top in British politics’  

Two Muslims near the very top in British politics’   The three column, six inch-deep headline on page 1 of the Daily Telegraph caught my eye: “Doors open to thousands more skilled migrants.” Given the anti-immigrant rhetoric I had heard in Rome and elsewhere in Europe, the headline was refre

Modi’s strategic vision: Gap between aspiration and realit...

  Global disorder appears to be the leitmotif of mid-2018, with the US and China embarking upon a trade-tariff war and the US-led Western alliance in considerable turmoil over the unseemly outcome of the just-concluded G-7 summit in Canada. The “historic” meeting in Singapore (J

Centre to end J&K ceasefire

  New Delhi, June 17 : The Centre on Sunday decided not to extend the suspension of anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir as announced at the beginning of Ramadan. A Ministry of Home Affairs statement said that the operations against terrorist

Rajasthani musicians epitomise India’s syncretic culture, ...

  Jaipur, June 17 : They are Muslims, yet they sing Krishna “bhajans” (hymns) from Hindu lore. They have adopted a hybrid culture that is a mix of both religions and lifestyles. Many of their names too blend two religions, like Shankar Khan and Krishna Khan.

6 killed in Odisha boat capsize; 12 rescued

    Bhubaneswar, June 17 : At least six persons have been killed after a boat carrying 18 tourists capsized in Odisha’s Chilika lake, officials said on Sunday. The boat capsized on Saturday evening after it was caught in a thunderst

Infinite possibilities in Maldives-China cooperation: Offici...

  Male, June 17 : A top Maldivian official has said that the island nation and China have always enjoyed a healthy, mutually beneficial relationship, which has reached to a historic level over the past few years. “In the future, with the sky being the limit, infinite possib

Seoul asks Pyongyang to move artillery from border

    Seoul, June 17 : South Korea asked North Korea in military talks last week to move its long-range artillery away from the border area to lessen tensions, authorities said on Sunday. Seoul proposed that Pyongyang redeploy its artillery

Google Plus new favourite of extremist groups: Report

    London, June 17 : With social media sites like Facebook and Twitter coming down heavily on people sharing violent content, extremist groups appear to be migrating to Google Plus to popularise their propaganda, the media reported. Acco

Mild earthquake in Himachal

    Shimla, June 17 : Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Sunday, an official said here. There were no reports of casualties or damages. The earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 3.36

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, air quality severe

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, air quality severe   New Delhi, June 17 : The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, the weather office said. The air-quality rem

Indian-American mother’s crusade leads conviction of son...

Indian-American mother’s crusade leads conviction of son’s murderer   Carbondale (US), June 17 : After a four-year crusade by an Indian-American mother seeking justice for her murdered son, the assailant has finally been convicted. A jury on Thursday found Ga

Odisha will become the steel hub of India: Steel Minister

    Angul (Odisha), June 17 : Odisha will be the steel hub of the country in the coming days, Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said on Saturday. Asserting that 300 million tonnes of steel capacity will be produced by 2030, on

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban

    Kabul, June 17 : Afghanistan has extended its unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban following an initial truce observed by both sides over the Eid festival period. President Ashraf Ghani appealed to the militants to follow the governm

Taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Moscow, eight injured  

    Moscow, June 17 : At least eight pedestrians, including some Mexican World Cup fans, were injured after a taxi mounted a crowded pavement in central Moscow. CCTV footage posted on social media showed the car veer out of a queue of sta

Turkey arrests 19 suspects over armed attack on ruling party...

  Ankara, June 17 : At least 19 suspects were arrested on Saturday over the recent armed attack on ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) members in southeast Turkey, said a Xinhua news agency report. The suspects included Ismail Kaplan, a parliamentary candidat

At least seven killed, 28 injured in Mexico bus crash  

  Mexico City, June 17 : At least seven people were killed and another 28 injured in a bus crash in the city of Guadalajara in the west Mexican state of Jalisco, the local prosecutor announced on Saturday. The vehicle, with around 40 passengers on board, overturned

Egypt raises fuel prices by up to 66.6% to push reforms

    Cairo, June 17 : Egypt on Saturday increased fuel prices by up to 66.6 per cent to meet an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan deal and push the implementation of economic reform plans, the Oil Ministry said in a statement. Oil Min

17 dead in Venezuela club stampede

    Caracas, June 17 : At least 17 people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a nightclub in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, the Interior Minister N�stor Reverol has confirmed. “The stampede was triggered w