Daily Archives: December 8, 2018

N.Zealand win first away Test series over Pakistan in 49 years

Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (AFP) Debutant Will Somerville grabbed three key wickets to guide New Zealand to their first away series win over Pakistan...

Ashwin keeps Australia in check

Adelaide, Dec 7 (PTI) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 for 38 as Australia were restricted to 117 for 4 at tea on day two...

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province

Kabul, Dec 7 (PTI): The Taliban staged a coordinated attack overnight on two Afghan army outposts in western Herat province, killing 14 Afghan soldiers...

France gears up to face new riots; Paris shuts down

PARIS , Dec 7 (AP) — France mobilized tens of thousands of police officers and made plans to shut down beloved tourist attractions like...

India criticizes UN’s failure to show resolve in sanctioning new Taliban leaders

United Nations, Dec 7 (PTI) India has strongly criticized the UN for its failure to show resolve in sanctioning new Taliban leaders who continue...

Thousands Of Myanmar Women Forced Into Marriage In China: Study

BANGKOK, Dec 7 (PTI): Thousands of vulnerable women and girls from northern Myanmar are being trafficked to China and forced to marry, a study...

Indian IT Contractor, Wife And Father Charged In US With Insider Trading

NEW YORK, Dec 7 (PTI): An Indian IT contractor, his wife and father have been charged in the US with insider trading after he...

More than half of global population now online: UN

Geneva , Dec 7 (PTI): Some 3.9 billion people are now using the Internet, meaning that for the first time more than half of...

Nobel prize winner: no progress from Trump on carbon taxing

STOCKHOLM , Dec 7 (AP) — A winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates carbon taxes as the best way to...

Japan to OK divisive bill allowing more foreign workers

TOKYO , Dec 7 (AP) — Japan is preparing to officially open the door to foreign workers to do unskilled jobs and possibly eventually...