Peace is the only way to improve situation in Kashmir: Army chief

Peace is the only way to improve situation in Kashmir: Army chief

 Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid heavy tear smoke during a protest at Soura in Srinagar on Friday . PTI Photo    General Rawat, who served extensively in Kashmir through his tenure, said the concept of Kashmiryat had to be brought back in the valley.   Jammu, April 15 (PTI): Army chief General […]

Demonstrators flood Barcelona in support of jailed separatist leaders

Demonstrators flood Barcelona in support of jailed separatist leaders

Pro-independence supporters march as they attend a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain on April 15. (REUTERS Photo)   BARCELONA, April 15 (Reuters): Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters flooded the streets of Barcelona on Sunday calling for the release of jailed separatist leaders after a supreme court ruling frustrated their latest attempt to elect a […]

Oil, gold to gain on Syrian strikes, Russian retaliation in focus

Oil, gold to gain on Syrian strikes, Russian retaliation in focus

Smoke rises as the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires Tomahawk land attack missiles in this still image from Pentagon’s video released on April 14. (REUTERS Photo)   LONDON, April 15 (Reuters): Gold and oil will extend their gains on Monday, albeit modestly, when the markets open for the first time since Western powers […]

German president warns against demonising Russia

German president warns against demonising Russia

Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is pcitured during his visit to the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi on March 23. (REUTERS File Photo)   BERLIN, April (Reuters): German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against demonising Russia and said Germany had a particular role to play in maintaining dialogue with Moscow, given […]

U.S. troops not leaving Syria until goals accomplished: Haley

U.S. troops not leaving Syria until goals accomplished: Haley

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during the United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the U.N. headquarters in New York, US on April 13. (REUTERS Photo)     WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters): U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the United States would not […]

Alaves beat Eibar 1-0 in La Liga

Eibar (Spain), April 15 (IANS) Deportivo Alaves on Sunday secured a 1-0 away win over Eibar in the La Liga football championship, and are now 12 points clear of the relegation zone.   Alaves forward John Guidetti scored the early winner just five minutes into the match, held at the Ipurua stadium, reported Efe.   Eibar […]

LG to start global sales of AI-powered OLED TVs

LG to start global sales of AI-powered OLED TVs

Seoul, April 15 (IANS): LG Electronics Inc said on Sunday that it will start global sales of the 2018 editions of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TVs, which are equipped with its Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform DeepThinQ this week.   The South Korean tech giant said the new OLED TVs would hit the US market on […]

Bitter rivals’ embrace shakes up Kenyan politics

Bitter rivals’ embrace shakes up Kenyan politics

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) greets opposition leader Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition after addressing a news conference at the Harambee house office in Nairobi, Kenya on March 9. (REUTERS File Photo)   NAIROBI, April 15 (Reuters): A surprise handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga has stirred […]

CWG: Satwik-Chirag’s men’s doubles silver ends India’s campaign

CWG: Satwik-Chirag’s men’s doubles silver ends India’s campaign

Silver medalists Satwik Rankireddy, left, and Chirag Chandrasekhar Shetty of India, stand on the podium during the medal ceremony for men’s doubles badminton at Carrara Sports Hall during the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)   Gold Coast (Australia), April 15 (IANS) India’s Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty […]

Japan PM Abe’s rating falls in media poll amid scandal woes

Japan PM Abe’s rating falls in media poll amid scandal woes

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at an upper house parliamentary session in Tokyo, Japan on March 28. (REUTERS File Photo)     TOKYO, April 15 (Reuters): Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, plagued by accusations of cronyism and cover-ups, fell to 26.7 percent in a survey by private broadcaster Nippon TV released on Sunday, […]

Union chief upbeat on prospects for deal in German wage talks

Union chief upbeat on prospects for deal in German wage talks

Members of German public sector workers union Verdi stage a strike at the airport in demand for higher wages in Frankfurt, Germany on April 10. Signs read “Today a warning strike” and “We are worth it”. (REUTERS Photo)   BERLIN, April 15 (Reuters): The head of Germany’s public sector union said he was upbeat about […]