Nepal’s ruling communist party’s meet to decide PM’s future deferred again

Kathmandu, Jul 6 (PTI) The political future of Nepal's embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oil will now be decided on Wednesday after the...

China warns of ‘unknown pneumonia’ deadlier than COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

Beijing, Jul 10 (PTI) China has warned its citizens living in Kazakhstan of a local "unknown pneumonia" which, it said, has a "much higher"...

Street shooting leaves 4 dead, 3 wounded in New Jersey

Paterson, Jul 8 (AP) A street shooting in a northern New Jersey community has left four people dead and three others wounded, authorities said. The...

Saudi, Russian suspects on UK’s new global sanctions list

London, Jul 6 (PTI) A new UK-only post-Brexit global sanctions list released on Monday includes 20 suspected killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi and...

Indian-American elected delegate to GOP convention for fifth consecutive time

Washington, Jul 11 (PTI) An Indian-American has been elected as a Republican delegate for the fifth consecutive term to the party's August convention in...

Indian newspapers from 1966 recovered from melting French glacier

London, Jul 13 (PTI) Indian newspaper copies with headlines such as "India's First Woman Prime Minister", referring to Indira Gandhi's election win in 1966,...

Afghan officials: Kabul roadside bombing kills 4 civilians

Kabul, Jul 14 (AP) A roadside bombing killed four civilians and wounded four others on Tuesday in eastern Kabul, Afghan officials said. The eight were...

Over 800,000 children to be vaccinated against polio in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jul 14 (PTI) Over 800,000 children in Pakistan would receive polio vaccination in three days when the drive against the crippling disease would...

China claims 1,000 years sovereignty over SCS; denies US charges of building ‘maritime empire’

Beijing, Jul 14 (PTI) Refuting US allegations of building a "maritime empire" in the disputed South China Sea, China on Tuesday claimed its jurisdiction...

Nepalese lawmaker sacked for defying her party’s decision to endorse country’s new map

Kathmandu, Jul 7 (PTI) A Nepalese lawmaker was sacked by her party on Tuesday for defying its decision to unanimously endorse the constitutional amendment...

China hits back; sanctions top US officials, politicians in response to Xinjiang ban

Beijing, Jul 13 (PTI) China on Monday imposed visa restrictions on three Republican politicians and one ambassador in the latest tit-for-tat response to the...

Stocks worldwide slink back as virus dims recovery hopes

New York, Jul 7 (AP) Most of Wall Street is slipping in midday trading on Tuesday, giving back a slice of the big gains...

Pak court gives last chance to Nawaz Sharif to appear in corruption case

Lahore, Jul 13 (PTI) A court notice was displayed on Monday at the residence of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, giving him a...

UK tables new ‘cheaper, quicker and easier’ Health Visa in Parliament

London, Jul 14 (PTI) The UK government tabled a new "cheaper, quicker and easier Health and Care Visa in Parliament on Tuesday, aimed at...

PM Oli says “real” Ayodhya is in Nepal and Lord Ram is Nepali; BJP...

Kathmandu, Jul 13 (PTI) Stoking a potential controversy, embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Monday claimed that the "real" Ayodhya lies in...

Singapore court grants absolute discharge to Indian-origin woman for psychiatric condition

Singapore, Jul 14 (PTI) An Indian-origin woman in Singapore, who refused to wear a mask and was caught on camera hurling insults at two...

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

Washington, Jul 11 (AP) US President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone, intervening in extraordinary fashion in...

Trump Says China Relationship “Severely Damaged,” Rules Out Phase 2 Of Trade Deal

Washington, Jul 11 (PTI): US President Donald Trump has for the time being ruled out a second phase trade deal with China, saying the...

Oli govt’s ‘immature’ foreign policy hampering country’s ties with neighbours: Nepal oppn parties

Kathmandu, Jul 7 (PTI) Nepal's Opposition parties on Tuesday lambasted the K P Oli government's "immature" foreign policy, saying it is hampering the country's...

Broad given no guarantee of a recall by England for 2nd test

Southampton, Jul 13 (AP) England cricket coach Chris Silverwood refused to give any guarantees that Stuart Broad will be recalled for the second test...