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PM Modi meets and Chinese President Xi Jinping for informal summit

WUHAN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met for an informal summit in central China’s Wuhan city. During their summit, the two leaders are expected to work out a consensus between the two countries to resolve a host of issues, including the boundary question. However, no ... Read More »

3 Indians sentenced to 517 years jail in fraud case in UAE

DUBAI: A Dubai court sentenced three Indians – including two men and a woman – to 517 years each in jail for swindling thousands of people in a multi-million-dollar fraud case, the UAE media reported. Identified as Sydney Lemos, his wife Valany and Ryan D’Souza were convicted on Sunday by ... Read More »

EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Tokyo on a three-day visit to Japan

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday arrived in Japan’s capital Tokyo on a three-day visit to Japan during which she will co-chair the Ninth India-Japan Strategic Dialogue with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono. Swaraj will be co-chairing the 9th India-Japan Strategic Dialogue with Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro ... Read More »

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

San Francisco: A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sports utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride-hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada. The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe marked the first fatality from ... Read More »

Mohammed Shami’s Pak friend Alishba denies money transaction

NEW DELHI: After days of speculations, Alishba, a Pakistani citizen, has now admitted to have met Mohammed Shami in Dubai when he was returning from South Africa. Alishba also claimed that she has been in touch with Shami ever since India’s defeat to Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final. One of the many allegations Hasin ... Read More »

Putin wins fourth term, opponents say vote rigged

Moscow : Vladimir Putin today faced another six years in power after a record win in Russia’s presidential election, but congratulations from abroad were largely muted after opponents accused him of rigging the vote and Moscow’s relations with the West worsened. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded ... Read More »

Gunman Holed Up At California Veterans Home With 3 Hostages

YOUNTVILLE, CALIFORNIA:  unman entered a California home for disabled veterans on Friday, fired numerous shots and took three hostages, but there were no injuries at the sprawling facility in the Napa Valley’s wine country, authorities said. State Senator Bill Dodd, who represents the area, told reporters that the gunman was a ... Read More »

PNG quake toll rises above 100 as PM warns of long recovery

Sydney: The death toll from an earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea last month has topped 100 with thousands injured, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said today, warning it will take years for the region to recover. The Pacific nation’s mountainous interior was struck by a 7.5-magnitude tremor on February 26, ... Read More »