Powerful earthquake rocks Nepal, India; death toll continues to rise

NEW DELHI: Major tremors of earthquake were felt in Delhi, National Capital Region on Saturday morning around 11:40 AM. Other parts of northern India including Bihar’s capital Patna and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh too were jolted in the quake.Continue Reading ...

Farmer’s Death: What killed Gajendra Singh? Was he keen to make name? Several questions remain unanswered

NEW DELHI: The politics and protests continue even after four days of farmer Gajendra Singh’s death who committed suicide in full public view during a rally organized by Aam Aadmi Party headed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday.Continue Reading ...

IAF's C-130 leaves for Nepal with NDRF team

New Delhi: An IAF C-130J Super Hercules aircraft left for Nepal on Saturday with a team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and relief material from Hindon airbase after the Himalayan country was hit by a major earthquake.Continue Reading ...

Earthquake: Historic Dharahara Tower collapses in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: Built in 19th century, historic Dharahara Tower collapsed in the Nepal’s capital Kathmandu following a severe earthquake on Saturday at 11:41 AM. Continue Reading ...

Masarat Alam’s Detention: Strike in Kashmir, normal life disturbed

SRINAGAR: Normal life of the people has been disturbed in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday after hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani called a strike to protest the detention of separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat.Continue Reading ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels by Delhi Metro from Dhaula Kuan to Dwarka

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday travelled by Delhi Metro from Dhaula Kuan to Dwarka.Continue Reading ...

SINGAPORE: 2 Indians awarded for saving toddler hanging from balcony

SINGAPORE: Two Indian nationals have been tagged as heroes and applauded for saving a hanging toddler stuck between the rails on walls of a second floor apartment block in Singapore.Continue Reading ...

Pakistani human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: A Pakistani human rights activist, Sabeen Mahmud, was shot dead on Friday by gunmen after hosting a talk on the politics of Baluchistan province in the southern city of Karachi, said police.Continue Reading ...

US expresses concern over Indian action against the Ford Foundation, Greenpeace; seeks clarification

WASHINGTON: The United States has expressed concern over Indian action against the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace, seeking clarification from New Delhi. Continue Reading ...

Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Titanic Moment’ in ‘Dil Dhadkane Do’

With ‘Dil Dhadkane Do’ creating a buzz with its music launch where Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra can be seen in a ‘Titanic pose’ in its title track, it is certain that the movie will make records on the Box Office.Continue Reading ...