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  • 7 missing, over 150 rescued after Nepal avalanche
    Kathmandu, January  19 (IANS): Four South Koreans and three Nepali guides remain missing following an avalanche near the Annapurna mountain range, while over 150 domestic and foreign tourists have been rescued from in and around the area, officials…
  • FB video reunites B'deshi man with family after 48 yrs
    FB video reunites B'deshi man with family after 48 yrs
    Facebook. (IANS File Photo)   Dhaka, January 19 (IANS): A Bangladeshi man, who left home for a business trip and never returned, has finally reunited with his family after 48 years with the help of a Facebook video, a media report said.  …
  • Iran's home-made satellite ready for launch
    TEHRAN, JANUARY 19 (IANS): Tehran's indigenous satellite Zafar has been delivered to Iran Space Agency (ISA) for launch, official IRNA news agency reported Sunday.   "The satellite will be put into orbit in the next three months," Xinhua news…
  • No mob bosses in cybercrime world yet: Study
    No mob bosses in cybercrime world yet: Study
    Cyber Crime. (IANS File Photo)   NEW YORK, JANUARY 19 (IANS): There is no 'Tony Soprano mob boss type' who is ordering cybercrime against financial institutions globally, say researchers, adding that there are no such thing as organized crime…
  • Afghanistan still insists ceasefire amid US-Taliban talks
    Afghanistan still insists ceasefire amid US-Taliban talks
    US-Taliban peace deal signing date to be announced soon. (IANS File Photo)   KABUL, JANUARY 19 (IANS): As the US and Taliban began a new round of peace talks in Doha, an Afghanistan government spokesman said that "all allies" of the country, as…
  • N.Korea picks new FM, heralding policy shift
    N.Korea picks new FM, heralding policy shift
    North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho enters a hotel in Singapore on August 3, 2018, after flying into the city-state to attend the ASEAN Regional Forum. (IANS File Photo)   SEOUL, JANUARY 19 (IANS): North Korea appears to have picked its point…
  • Brazilian tribes back manifesto to save Amazon habitat from Bolsonaro
    Brazilian tribes back manifesto to save Amazon habitat from Bolsonaro
    Indigenous leader Cacique Raoni of Kayapo tribe delivers a speech during a four-day pow wow in Piaracu village, in Xingu Indigenous Park, near Sao Jose do Xingu, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes   XINGU…
  • ‘They’ve 1 min to live...30 secs...10...boom’: Trump recounts Soleimani’s end
    ‘They’ve 1 min to live...30 secs...10...boom’: Trump recounts Soleimani’s end
    Qasem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. airstrike at the Baghdad airport on January 3, 2020.(AP File Photo )   Washington, January 19 (AFP): Cameras “miles in the sky”, a countdown and then “boom”: US President Donald Trump has recounted the final…
  • 'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos
    'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos
    Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks during a demonstration of the Fridays for Future movement in Lausanne, Switzerland January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy   'You have not seen the last of us, we can assure you that. And that…
  • Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements
    Myanmar, China sign dozens of agreements
    Chinese President Xi Jinping called the visit a ‘historical moment’ for relations between the two neighbors. AFP Photo   Nay Pyi Taw, January 18 (IANS) Myanmar and China on Saturday signed dozens of cooperation and infrastructure agreements aimed…
  • Pompeo meets Qureshi, lauds Pak's efforts for Afghan peace
    Pompeo meets Qureshi, lauds Pak's efforts for Afghan peace
    Washington, January 18 (IANS) Visiting Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here, during which the latter lauded Islamabad's efforts for a political and peaceful solution to help resolve the Afghan…
  • Bill Clinton prosecutors to defend Trump in impeachment
    Bill Clinton prosecutors to defend Trump in impeachment
    Washington, January 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has turned to two key figures from President Bill Clinton's impeachment in 1999, in order to beef up the legal team that will defend him in his own Senate impeachment trial, set to begin next…
  • Ukraine Prez rejects PM's resignation offer
    Ukraine Prez rejects PM's resignation offer
    Kiev, January 18 (IANS) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has rejected a resignation offer by Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk over a leaked audiotape scandal, a media report said on Saturday. "I decided to give you and your government a…
  • Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner: Pak F
    Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner: Pak F
    ​​​​​​​Washington, January 17 (PTI): Pakistan is not prepared to pay any price for peace with India and certainly not without resolving the Kashmir issue in a just manner, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said. Addressing the Center for…
  • Japan n-reactor's suspension ordered over safety
    Japan n-reactor's suspension ordered over safety
    Delay in cleanup of Fukushima nuclear plant. (IANS File Photo)     TOKYO, JANUARY 17 (IANS): A Japanese court on Friday ordered the suspension of a nuclear reactor on safety grounds, revoking an earlier decision that had green lighted its…
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