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 >>




Italian diplomat to be new UN refugee chief

PTI, Thursday, 12th November 2015
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi as the new UN refugee chief, tasked with handling the world's worst-ever refugee crisis.  

China increases crude oil reserve

Beijing: China imported 30.7 million tonnes of crude oil this July, a record high and a year-on-year growth of 29 percent, according to data released by the General Administration of Customs. ... Read More >>

Ebola response enters 3rd phase but cases may rise again: WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) today said that the Ebola outbreak response has entered its third phase, but warned against "irrational exuberance" as the number of fresh cases dropped to two last week.   ... Read More >>

Expectations from new govt were 'probably unrealistic': Rajan

New York: The expectations from the new government when it came to power last year were "probably unrealistic" but it has taken steps to create an environment for investment and is "sensitive" to concerns of investors, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said. ... Read More >>

Burundi President rejects calls to delay elections

London: Burundi`s President Pierre Nkurunziza rejected international calls to delay elections on Monday after his bid for a controversial third term triggered deadly protests. ... Read More >>

'Asian mobile apps challenge tech giants like Apple, Google'

Singapore : Asian-origin mobile applications LINE, YAY and WeChat are posing challenges to technology giants Apple, Facebook, Google and other telecoms carriers, cutting into their market shares, according to a Singapore-based firm. ... Read More >>

UN team visits villages along International Border: Pak

A team of UN military observers has visited the villages along the International Border with India to get first-hand information on the situation, Pakistani officials said today. ... Read More >>

Families attempt to raise reward for missing jet

Kuala Lumpur: Relatives of five people on board the missing Malaysian jetliner are trying to crowd source a USD 5 million reward for information about what happened to the plane. ... Read More >>

China slams Japan, jets targeted with 'decoy flares'

Beijing: China has slammed Tokyo for targeting its military aircraft with "decoy flares" over a waterway near Japan, calling the actions "dangerous and unprofessional". ... Read More >>

New Indian visa service centres open in six US cities

The new company to which the Indian Embassy in the US outsourced its visa related work for its diplomatic missions there, will be opening service centres across six cities in America. ... Read More >>


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