Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




72-hour Gaza ceasefire an opportunity to find solution: Kerry

PTI, Friday, 1st August 2014
Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, the US and UN announced today with Secretary of state John Kerry saying that the deal is an opportunity to find a long-term truce solution.

China readies for Sea verdict today

Beijing: Calling for national unity ahead of today's verdict by an international tribunal on China's claims in the South China Sea, state media directed its ire against US and Japan saying that Beijing should be on high alert if tensions escalate putting to test the PLA's military strength. ... Read More >>

298 people on board crashed Malaysian flight, 154 Dutch: airline

There were 298 people, including 154 Dutch nationals, on board the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in strife-torn eastern Ukraine, an official from the carrier has said. ... Read More >>

Solar Impulse 2 plane begins Atlantic crossing

New York: The Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft set off from New York's JFK airport early today, embarking on the transatlantic leg of its record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy. ... Read More >>

Don't trust agents: Oz Consul General

Chennai: Voicing concern over people being cheated by agents promising to take them to Australia, a diplomat from the Oceanic country here on Friday cautioned those undertaking such journeys to not trust such agents as they 'lie' and leave them stranded mid-sea. ... Read More >>

International students feel 'unwelcome' in UK: survey

London: A majority of international students studying in the UK feel unwelcome with pupils from India, Pakistan and Nigeria most likely to advise their friends not to study in the country, according to a survey. ... Read More >>

Christmas wildfire destroys 53 houses in Australia

An out-of-control bushfire which flared in a scenic area of southern Australia on Christmas Day has destroyed 53 houses, officials said today. ... Read More >>

Immigration without integration is 'invasion': Jindal

Washington: Distancing himself once again from being seen as an Indian-American, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has said immigration without adopting American values represents an "invasion". ... Read More >>

13 killed in clashes as Morsi's supporters rally in Egypt

Cairo: At least 13 people were killed in clashes across Egypt during nationwide protests, demanding the reinstatement of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi. ... Read More >>

Obama declares emergency

Washington: President Barack Obama on Friday signed an emergency declaration for Washington state as firefighters there struggled to tame at least a dozen wildfires, which had already consumed hundred of thousands of acres. ... Read More >>


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