Bhutanese official meets Modi

Bhutanese official meets Modi Kathmandu: Chief Advisor of the interim government of Bhutan Dasho Tshering Wangchuk met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Bimstec Summit here. R

Apple dominated global smartwatch market in Q2 2018

  San Francisco: Apple continued to dominate the smartwatch market with a 41 per cent share as global smartwatch shipments grew 37 per cent Year-on-Year in the second quarter of 2018, a Counterpoint report said on Friday.

August 30 named as Britain’s Cupid day

August 30 named as Britain’s Cupid day London: August 30 has proved the most popular day for couples in Britain to tie the knot, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Thursday. Statistici

Four killed in bus crash in US

Four killed in bus crash in US Washington: Four persons were killed in a bus crash in US state of New Mexico on Thursday, police said. The State Police of US New Mexico said that many bus passengers were

India shortlisted among 5 countries for Uber flying cabs

  Tokyo: Fasten your seatbelt to board a flying cab soon as Uber on Thursday selected India as one of the first five shortlisted finalist countries that could be home to the first international Uber Air City within the next five years.

Trump announces White House counsel to quit in fall

  Washington:  US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday on Twitter that White House counsel Don McGahn, who has played a key role in defending the President in the Russia probe, will leave his post in the fall.

Philippines blast: Police on high alert

Philippines blast: Police on high alert Manila: Police in the Philippines island of Mindanao were on high alert on Wednesday after a bomb blast in a market in Isulan area killed two people and injured 36 others.

Traffic noise may shorten birds’ lifespan: Study

  New York: Besides increasing noise pollution, sounding vehicle horns may also cut short lives of birds, says a research. The findings showed that traffic noise may be associated with an increased rate of telomer

Seven dead as cargo ship sinks in China

  Beijing: Seven people died after a cargo ship sank in Beijiang River, in China’s Guangdong Province, officials said on Tuesday. The ship, Yueyingde Cargo 8030, capsized and sank at 11:30 p.m. on Monda

Kazakhstan to host conference against nuclear tests

Kazakhstan to host conference against nuclear tests Astana: Coinciding with the International Day against Nuclear Tests, Kazakhstan will host on Wednesday a conference focused on the role of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation in the

Trump insists Mexico will pay for a border wall

  Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that Mexico will pay for the border wall he wants to build to halt illegal migration, once again putting on the table the issue that has most soured relations between the two countries

India lose 0-3 to Aussie heavyweights Sydney FC

India lose 0-3 to Aussie heavyweights Sydney FC Sydney: India Under-23 boys lost to three-time A-League champion and reigning A-League premiers champion Sydney FC, who struck thrice to garner a convincing 3-0 win in a friendly match played

UN urges calm in Libyan capital amid clashes

UN urges calm in Libyan capital amid clashes Tripoli: The UN Support Mission in Libya has called on warring armed groups in the south of the capital to “immediately cease all military action” and end the intensifying clashes that

Four migrants held on suspicion of people trafficking

Four migrants held on suspicion of people trafficking Rome: Italian Police in Sicily said they detained four people-trafficking suspects who were among 134 rescued migrants allowed off a Coast Guard ship at the port of Catania after being s

African Development Bank team up to boost agriculture sector

African Development Bank team up to boost agriculture sector Rome: The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FAO have agreed to raise up to $100 million over five years to support partnerships to catalyse agricultural investment in Africa, en

Trump announces trade pact with Mexico

  Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Monday that US and Mexican negotiators reached an agreement on revising the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement. The new pact will not be known as NAFTA, b

Israel reopens Erez crossing point with Gaza Strip

Israel reopens Erez crossing point with Gaza Strip Jerusalem: Palestinians were able to use the Erez crossing point between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Monday for the first time since it was closed over a week ago due to recent protests an

Kerala : Indian Diaspora in Netherlands Raise Funds 

   The Hague: The Indian diaspora in the Netherlands has been mobilizing funds over the last two weeks to aid victims of the floods in Kerala. A number of Dutch nationals have also participated in the effort, according to a press release from

Four killed in Florida mall shooting

  Miami: Four people were killed in a shooting on Sunday in a mall in Jacksonville, Florida, media reports said. Eleven people were wounded by the gunfire, of whom four have died, Efe reported. The po

Women, men in US march topless for gender equality

  Washington: Hundreds of women, and some men, marched on Sunday through numerous cities in the US to show their breasts, demanding gender equality and to protest against the “commercialization and the double standards” which affects thei

Pakistan bans VIP protocol at airports

  Islamabad: The Pakistan government has banned VIP protocol given by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to influential people at airports across the country, the media reported on Monday. The decision ca

Trump slams AG Sessions

Trump slams AG Sessions Washington: US President Donald Trump has publicly slammed Attorney General Jeff Se

Nepal restaurant uses robots as waiters

Nepal restaurant uses robots as waiters Kathmandu: A newly-launched restaurant in the Nepalese capital is using robots as waiters under the slogan, “where food meets technology”. The Naulo Res

Smartphones can soon help predict flash floods: Study

Smartphones can soon help predict flash floods: Study New York: With smartphones capable of measuring atmospheric pressure, temperatures and humidity, a novel study suggested that the devices may one day be able to track and anticipate weat