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 >>




Nightclub fire kills five women in Cambodia: police

PTI, Tuesday, 8th September 2015
At least five Cambodian women died and two men were injured in a nightclub fire in the capital Phnom Penh, police said today.

India, China account for 54% of global gold demand

Dubai: India and China accounted for 54 per cent of the total global gold consumer demand in the first quarter of this year, according to a report.    ... Read More >>

India extends 75 million dollar credit line to Fiji

Suva: Seeking stronger engagement with the Pacific Islands, India announced a 75 million USD line of credit for Fiji for a co-generation power plant and upgrading the sugar industry and also a five million USD fund to develop its villages even as the two countries agreed to expand their Defence and... Read More >>

Ebola may be slowing in Liberia : WHO

United Nations: The Ebola outbreak in the hard-hit Liberia is providing a "glimmer of hope" as the infection rate is slowing in the country, but the crisis is far from over, the World Health Organisation has said. ... Read More >>

US says Russia has 'hours' to ease Ukraine crisis

The United States warned Russia yesterday it had only "hours" to prove it was helping disarm Ukrainian insurgents whose separatist drive has reopened a Cold War-style chasm in East-West ties. ... Read More >>

India overtakes China as Sri Lanka's main import source nation

India has emerged as Sri Lanka's biggest importing source nation ahead of China and Singapore, a senior minister said today. ... Read More >>

China to get eye in the sky to monitor floods

Beijing: China will launch its first geoscientific satellite by 2020 for forecasting hydrological events, including floods and droughts. ... Read More >>

Attacks in Iraq kill 36; 13 corpses found

Baghdad: Attacks across Iraq including a suicide bombing at a Sunni funeral killed at least 36 today, authorities said, while police found 13 bodies at two different locations with gunshot wounds to their heads.    ... Read More >>

'Star Trek' actor pays tribute to Yelchin

Los Angeles: "Star Trek" stalwart Walter Koenig has paid a touching tribute to his film counterpart Anton Yelchin following the young actor's untimely passing.  ... Read More >>

Asia gripped by big chill: Major cities shiver

Hong Kong: A big chill is sweeping across north and south Asia and even parts of southeast Asia. From India to Japan, the mercury is plummeting, in some places to its lowest in decades. ... Read More >>


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