Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Lankan President Sacks PM, Replaces Him With Mahinda Rajapaksa

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, Oct 26 (PTI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's party on Friday withdrew from the ruling coalition, a senior minister was quoted...

Donald Trump gets a win in court on travel ban

Washington, Oct 11 (PTI): The US Supreme Court has quashed an appeal that had blocked a now-expired version of Donald Trump’s anti-immigration decree. The...

Dalai Lama meets alleged victims of abuse by Buddhist gurus

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands , Sep 14 (AP) — Four people who say Tibetan Buddhist teachers abused them physically or psychologically presented the Dalai Lama with...

Donald Trump administration blocks asylum claims by those crossing US border illegally

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (PTI): The Trump administration has taken a major step to restrict asylum claims by barring “aliens” who illegally cross the US...

China tests 1st drone-carried meteorological data monitor to gauge atmosphere

Beijing, May 24 (PTI): China has successfully tested its first drone-carried meteorological data monitor to undertake atmospheric observations. The unmanned aircraft vehicle will carry...

Indonesia earthquake: 6.5 magnitude quake strikes Java island

Jakarta, Dec 16 (AFP): A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s main island of Java, leaving at least one person dead and rattling nerves...

Canada Sikh minister Navdeep Bains asked to remove turban at US airport; officials apologise 

Toronto, May 11 (PTI): A Canadian Sikh minister was asked to take off his turban at a Detroit airport during a security check despite...

Colombia To Become First Latin American NATO “Global Partner”

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA, May 26 (AFP): Colombia will next week formally become NATO's first Latin American "global partner," President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday. Santos, who...

Assange faces expulsion from Ecuador Embassy hideout in UK: Report

London,Jul 28 (PTI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is likely to be expelled from his hideout at the Ecuador Embassy here, where he had sought...

Donald Trump brands journalists ‘very unpatriotic’

Washington, Jul 30 (PTI): US President Donald Trump has called American journalists “unpatriotic” as he accused them of putting lives at risk by their...


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