PM Modi unlikely to attend UNGA session in September

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to attend the annual UN General Assembly session here in September and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will address the high-level session, according to the provisional agenda released by the UN.According to the first provisional list of speakers f...

Hong Kong maids being lured by Islamic State recruiters, says security think-tank report

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Hong Kong: Indonesian maids working in Hong Kong are being radicalised by extremists from the Islamic State group, a security think-tank said in a report Wednesday. Around 150,000 of the city's army of domestic helpers are from Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. Against...

India vs Sri Lanka, live cricket score, 1st Test, Day 1, Galle: Dhawan nears...

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Earlier, India won the toss and chose to bat on what looks like a good surface to play on. After a solid start from the openers, Abhinav Mukund was dismissed by Nuwan Pradeep. Shikhar Dhawan is batting alongside Cheteshwar Pujara as the two look to give India a solid total on Day 1 of the first T...

Amid tensions with North Korea, US to test anti-missile system in Alaska

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The US military is preparing to conduct another test of a missile-intercept system in Alaska, the Pentagon said today, amid continued tensions with North Korea over its ballistic missile program. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said a routine test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Def...

In a historic move, India to host World Boxing Championship for the first time in 2021

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New Delhi: In a historic first for Indian boxing, the country will host the men's World Championship for the first time in 2021 besides next year's women's World Championship, shaking off the last remnants of administrative turmoil that once plagued the sport. The International Boxing Association...

39 missing Indians in Iraq: Partap Singh Bajwa to move privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj

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Rajya Sabha Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday said he would move a privilege motion against Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for “lying to the Lok Sabha” about the whereabouts of 39 Indian youths missing in Iraq. Swaraj had said a few days ago that the 39 missing youths were...

Bharti Infratel Q1 net profit slips 12% to Rs 664 cr

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Mobile tower company Bharti Infratel on Monday reported 12 percent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 664 crore for the June quarter of the current fiscal. It had posted net profit of Rs 756 crore in the same period of FY2016-17, it said in a statement. The consolidated revenue of mobile to...

Building collapses in Mumbai; people feared trapped

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Building collapses in Mumbai; people feared trapped - Around eight to 10 persons are feared trapped under the debris of the structure which collapsed in Ghatkopar's Damodar Park area, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) fire brigade department chief P S Rahangdale said.

Nitish Kumar To Attend PM Modi's Farewell For President Pranab Mukherjee

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DAYS AFTER he broke ranks with the Opposition to back Ram Nath Kovind, then the NDA’s candidate for President, Nitish Kumar is likely to be the only Chief Minister from an Opposition-governed state to attend a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in honour of outgoing President Pranab Mu...