India, China and Brazil are the top three most dangerous places to travel by road, according to the data released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for the 5th UN Global Road Safety Week, taking place from May 6-12.
Last year, India registered 150,785 road fatalities while ChinaRead More
US President Donald Trump said on Friday trade talks with China would continue even after Washington moved to increase tariffs on Chinese imports, avoiding the worst-case scenario of a complete breakdown in negotiations.
Trump's remarks, which were made in aRead More
The US is sending a Patriot air defence missile system and a warship to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran. The USS Arlington, which transports amphibious vehicles and aircraft, will join the USS Abraham Lincoln strike group in the Gulf, officials say.
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China’s largest online travel agency Ctrip.com International Limited has removed from its platform products offering travel and accommodation services to Arunachal Pradesh following objections raised by Chinese netizens.
China claims Arunachal PradeshRead More
The Ukranian aircraft - Antonov AN-12 cargo plane - had entered from an unauthorised air route from Pakistani side and forced to land at Jaipur air base by the Indian Air Force (IAF).
The AN-12 entered the Indian air space around 70 km north of an important air base in the Rann ofRead More
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Sam Pitroda to apologise about his statement about the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The 1984 anti-Sikh riots have been a sensitive issue for the Congress and is likely to damage its prospects in Punjab that votes on May 19 and for the May 12Read More
A five-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Friday gave the Supreme Court-appointed mediation committee time till August 15 to continue with its efforts to resolve the prolonged and strife-ridden Ayodhya title dispute.
“We do not want to shortRead More
Domestic equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading on a choppy note early Friday amid uncertainty over US-China trade deal and continued foreign fund outflow.
After opening over 150 points higher, the 30-share index turned cautious and fell 17.32 points, or 0.15 per cent,Read More
US fast-food chain McDonald’s has decided to temporarily close 165 of its Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs) in north and east India after it announced an out-of-court settlement with its estranged India partner Vikram Bakshi, ending its almost six years of acrimonious legal battles. As partRead More
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena Wednesday vowed to crush the Muslim extremist groups responsible for the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, his office said.
Maithripala Sirisena toured the village of Sainthamaruthu where several jihadists fought a gun battleRead More