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 >>




South Sudan Prez signs peace deal despite doubts

Agency, Thursday, 27th August 2015
Juba: Ending 20 months of war in the world's youngest nation, South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal despite concerns about whether peace would take hold.

Bangladesh media describes Modi's visit as 'historic'

Dhaka: Bangladeshi media Saturday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the country as "historic" and "a visit of high hopes".... Read More >>

Colombian military kills 5 FARC rebels in strike

The Colombian military has killed at least five FARC guerrillas in the northwest of the country, part of a new offensive that  has challenged ongoing peace talks with the rebel group.  ... Read More >>

N Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claims

Seoul (AP): 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." ... Read More >>

China denies reports

Beijing: Defending its submarine's docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed  utterly groundless" reports that it is setting up 18 naval bases in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar and several other places in the western and southern Indian Ocean. ... Read More >>

Kerry tells Netanyahu flight ban only for safety of Americans

US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a temporary ban on US flights to Israel was mainly to ensure safety and security of American citizens. ... Read More >>

Rebranded JuD hold rallies across Pak

Lahore: Jamaat-ud-Dawah and Falah-e-Insaniyat, recently placed under "watch-list" and against whom Pakistan government launched a crackdown, today held rallies in parts of the country under the banner of Tehreek Azadi Jammu Kashmir (TAJK). ... Read More >>

Germany takes 'tiki-taka' to another level

Porto Seguro (Brazil): Germany has taken the "tiki-taka" passing game so intrinsically used by Spain to another level at the World Cup in Brazil, by adding ruthless efficiency to the possession philosophy. ... Read More >>

Scientists develop model to predict diseases

London: Scientists have successfully developed a model that can predict the outbreak of diseases that spread from animals to humans - such as Ebola and Zika - based on changes in climate, population growth and land use. ... Read More >>

Democratic leaders want Sanders to quit race

Washington: Democratic party leaders are upping the pressure on Bernie Sanders to drop his presidential campaign, alarmed that his continued presence is undermining efforts to beat the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump, and again win the White House. ... Read More >>


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