The death toll from a May 6 tanker truck explosion near the international airport in Niger's capital has risen to 76, state television reported late Sunday. An earlier official report Tuesday gave 60 dead, including 55 who died at the time of the explosion a few hundred metres (yards) fromRead More
Sixth Phase of Election completed and an overall tentative turnout of 63.5% was reported from the 59 constituencies in six States and the Union Territory of Delhi on Sunday. Incidents of violence were reported from West Bengal and Jharkhand. The turnout in 2014 stood at 63.67%.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made history on Friday by reaching their 8th IPL final after they beat Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets in Qualifier 2 in Vizag. No other team has featured in as many finals - Mumbai Indians lying a distant 2nd with 4 final appearances. Curiously, these 2 teams have facedRead More
The Sri Lankan government on Friday said the trustees of all the mosques in the country should not engage in or allow any gathering to promote or propagate hatred and also directed them to send the audio recordings of the sermons to authorities. The government's moveRead More
A trainee pilot who without much sleep the night before the flight and had only consumed a chocolate bar, an energy drink and some water, flew a solo ride unconscious for 40 minutes through controlled airspace above Adelaide airport in Australia.
The Australian Transport Safety BureauRead More
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.
US B-52 bombersRead More
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