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Get ready for total lunar eclipse, Supermoon on Sunday evening

NEW DELHI /Jan /20: Super Blood Wolf Moon will be seen on January 20 and 21. This includes a total lunar eclipse, super blood moon and a "Wolf Moon". A "super moon" occurs when the moon is especially...

Mexico oil pipeline blast: Death toll rises to 73

Mexico City, Jan 20: The number of people killed in an explosion at a ruptured oil pipeline in Mexico's central Hidalgo state has increased to 73, Governor Omar Fayad said on Sunday. "So far there...

Guterres expresses doubt in enabling India-Pakistan dialogue

United Nations, Jan 19: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed doubts about his efficacy in enabling talks between India and Pakistan but said he hoped that given their importance they wou...

Indra Nooyi being considered to lead World Bank: Report

January 18: Indian-American business leader Indra Nooyi, who headed the multinational PepsiCo, is under consideration for heading the World Bank, according to multiple media reports. If she is nom...

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC

Jammu, Jan 17: Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, defence sources said. Pakistan troopers used small ar...

Kenyan hotel siege ends, claims 14 lives

Nairobi, Jan 16 (IANS) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday said a deadly attack by terrorists on an upscale hotel and office complex in the capital that left at least 14 civilians dead was o...

Man bedridden after selling kidney to buy iPhone, iPad

San Francisco, Jan 16: A Chinese man who sold his kidney as a teenager to buy the latest Apple iPad and iPhone in 2011 is now bedridden with organ failure, the media reported. Wang Shangkun was 17...

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta creates world record

New Delhi/ Kolkata, Jan 16: Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta on Wednesday created a new world record by becoming the youngest in the world to complete both seven summits and seven volcanic summi...

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for Presidential award

New Delhi, Jan 16: Philip Kotler, an American marketing author, consultant, and professor on Tuesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Congress President Rahul Gandhi mocked him for be...

At least 11 dead in attack at Nairobi hotel complex

Nairobi, Jan 16: At least 11 people, including a US citizen have been killed here by the suspected militants in a luxury hotel complex. Authorities reported that scores of Kenyans and foreign nati...

Friendly Indo-Pak relations in the interest of border residents: Ex J&K MLC

Jammu, Jan 16: Against the backdrop of increased ceasefire violation incidents along the Line of Control, former National Conference MLC Shahnaz Ganai on Tuesday batted for friendly Indo-Pak relatio...

UK Parliament readies for key Brexit deal vote

London, Jan 15 (IANS) British MPs are set to vote on Tuesday whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal and set the country on its final road to leaving the EU on March 29 or vote ag...

New UN envoy embarks on 1st visit to Syria

Damascus, Jan 15 (IANS) The newly-appointed UN special envoy to Syria made his first visit to the war-torn country on Tuesday since he assumed the post. Geir Pedersen, who was appointed after his ...

Umpire Taufel backs Hardik, Rahul

Kolkata, Jan 14: Australian umpiring great Simon Taufel on Monday backed under-fire cricketers Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul, calling for the issue to be handled with care as everyone makes mistakes...

New Gurudwara to come up in Fishers

Fishers, United States, Jan 14 :On the auspicious occasion of 253rd birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhs, Sikh Community in Fishers, Indiana launched a $ 3 million Gurudwar...