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 >>




N Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claims

PTI, Monday, 22nd December 2014
Seoul : North Korea says President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures and warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole US mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."

Sri Lanka Navy rescues Indian fishermen

Colombo :  At least three Indian fishermen have been rescued by the Sri Lankan Navy off the northern coast, a top Naval official said today. ... Read More >>

Malaysia Airlines retires MH17 flight code

Malaysia Airlines yesterday said it would retire flight code MH17 of the plane that was shot down over Ukraine as a mark of respect for the 298 people aboard, the second time the carrier has done so this year after the MH370 crash in March. ... Read More >>

Mosque shooting: Rally for peace in Quebec

Quebec City: Several hundred people braved snow and cold in Quebec City to honor the six men shot to death a week earlier while praying at a local mosque. ... Read More >>

Lanka to begin counting casualties of war today

Colombo: Sri Lanka, under global pressure over its human rights record, today launched a six-month census to count the number of casualties during the final phase of the brutal civil war against the LTTE in 2009. ... Read More >>

Israeli army launches offensive on Gaza Strip

Jerusalem: The Israeli army said it launched an offensive operation early today against the Gaza Strip to quell rocket attacks, and a Palestinian official said Israeli airstrikes injured at least nine Palestinians. ... Read More >>

China's aircraft carrier enters Taiwan Strait

Taipei: China's only aircraft carrier has entered the Taiwan Strait, the island's defence ministry said, seen as a show of strength by Beijing as tensions rise between the two sides.  ... Read More >>

Obama approves 'broader role' for US military in Afghanistan

Washington: Expressing concern over the security situation in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama has approved broader role for his troops stationed in the war-torn country to help Afghan forces effectively carry out anti-terrorism operations. ... Read More >>

Major fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in Chinese resort

Beijing:  A Tibetan town in southwest China's Shangri-la resort, famous for its ancient wooden structures and cultural relics, was today destroyed in a massive fire that gutted over 240 houses and forced the evacuation of 2,600 people. ... Read More >>

Panama Papers leak: Mossack Fonseca to file suit

Panama City: The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal says it is filing suit against the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for the leak of information it says is false. ... Read More >>


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