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 >>




US senator John McCain congratulates Modi on electoral success

PTI, Tuesday, 20th May 2014
Senator John McCain has congratulated Narendra Modi and his party on the resounding electoral success in the Lok Sabha elections and hoped to work with his government to revitalize bilateral relations.

Southern Japan twin quakes hit economy

Tokyo: The twin earthquakes that have paralyzed parts of southern Japan are having ripple effects far beyond the disaster zone, with automakers and other manufacturers suspending output in other areas due to disruptions in its parts supplies. ... Read More >>

Man arrested for yoga tantrums on airplane

Honolulu: A Japan-bound airplane returned to Hawaii because of a violent passenger who wanted to do yoga instead of sit in his seat, the FBI said. ... Read More >>

Comedian elected Guatemala President

Guatemala City: Comedian Jimmy Morales jumped to a massive lead in Guatemala's presidential race, declaring victory after a campaign upended by a corruption scandal that felled the outgoing president. ... Read More >>

Indian Navy's INS Trikand reaches Egyptian port

As a significant initiative in the Indian Navy's overseas deployment to West Asia and Africa, INS Trikand entered the Egyptian Safaga port today for a three-day visit to underscore India's peaceful presence in the region and show solidarity with friendly countries. ... Read More >>

China says not planning military bases in the Maldives

Beijing: China is not planning to build military bases on the Maldives, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after the Maldives allowed foreigners to own land despite opposition concern the reform could be used for military expansion by China. ... Read More >>

Greece needs 85 billion euros through 2018

The International Monetary Fund says Greece will need debt relief and 85 billion euros (USD 95 billion) in new financing through 2018 because its situation has deteriorated since it closed its banks June 29.   ... Read More >>

Nepal quake toll rises to 3,218 as rains hamper rescue efforts

Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake today crossed 3,200 with another 6,000 people injured as rains and fresh tremors hampered rescue efforts to locate survivors trapped under tonnes of rubble of flattened homes and buildings. ... Read More >>

Lee Kuan Yew wanted India in leadership role in SE Asia

Singapore, Mar27: Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who personally knew many Indian leaders, wanted India to take a leadership role in South East Asia. ... Read More >>

Modi thanks people in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the Indian-American community for the warm welcome he received upon his arrival here as he was greeted by chants of 'Modi' 'Modi' outside his hotel.   ... Read More >>


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