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 >>




2 British ships arrive in Japan to carry plutonium to US

PTI, Monday, 21st March 2016
Tokyo: Two British ships have arrived in eastern Japan to transport a shipment of plutonium enough to make dozens of atomic bombs to the US for storage under a bilateral agreement.

47 Malaysians involved with ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Kuala Lumpur: At least 47 Malaysians, including nine women and eight children, are involved with the Islamic state terror group in Syria and Iraq, a top police official has said. ... Read More >>

Obama announces 'understanding' with China on cyber espionage

Washington: US President Barack Obama announced that he had reached a 'common understanding' with Chinese President Xi Jinping on curbing economic cyber espionage, but threatened to impose US sanctions on Chinese hackers who persist with cyber crimes.   ... Read More >>

Modi to visit Facebook headquarters

New York: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Facebook's headquarters in California for a townhall question and answer session on September 27. ... Read More >>

Bombings kill 19 people in and around Baghdad

Baghdad:  A series of attacks, mainly car bombs, in Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens, authorities said. ... Read More >>

Shia lawyer shot dead in Pakistan

Karachi: A lawyer from Pakistan's minority Shia sect, who was a counsel for several activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, was today shot dead by unidentified gunmen here with police suspecting it to be a case of sectarian violence. ... Read More >>

Swaraj proposes 6 point template to broad base Sino-India ties

Beijing: On her maiden visit to China, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today proposed a six point 'template' to broad base Sino-India engagement with an action oriented approach to usher in Asian century. ... Read More >>

US slaps sanctions on Taliban figures, financing arm

Washington: The United States imposed sanctions yesterday on a Taliban financing company and two key Taliban men, labeling them global terrorists as it continued to crack down on the militant group. ... Read More >>

Rajapaksa regrets over article on Jayalalithaa

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today expressed regret over an objectionable article on Tamilnadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa posted on the Defence Ministry website that triggered a furore in India.   ... Read More >>


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