Scientists develop faster way of detecting antibiotic resistance in bacteria

London Nov 3 (PTI) Researchers have developed a new, quicker way of detecting drug resistance in bacteria, taking about 45 minutes, an advance that...

UAE eases limits on foreign ownership to attract investors

Dubai, Nov 23 (AP) The United Arab Emirates has relaxed and removed a range of limits on foreign ownership of companies, state-run media reported...

Xi offers to cooperate with India, BRICS countries to develop COVID-19 vaccine

Beijing, Nov 17 (PTI) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday offered to cooperate with India and other BRICS nations in the development of vaccines...

Biden administration will have more deliberate, thoughtful engagement with India: expert

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (PTI): The incoming Biden administration will have a more deliberate and thoughtful engagement with India, a noted foreign policy expert has...

Nepal PM Oli submits separate document, rejects rival ‘Prachanda’s’ allegations in party meeting

Kathmandu, Nov 28 (PTI) Nepal's protracted political crisis deepened on Saturday after embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli rejected Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda's"...

Ivorian opposition presidential candidate’s home burned down

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Oct 18 (AP) Assailants burned down the home of a leading opposition presidential candidate in eastern Ivory Coast while one of...

“Life-Threatening” Storm Surge As Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall In US

Lake Charles, Oct 10 (AFP): Hurricane Delta has made landfall on the Louisiana coast, packing ferocious winds and a "life-threatening" storm surge -- and...

China may not recognise British-issued Hong Kong passports

Beijing, Oct 23 (AP) China's foreign ministry said Friday it may decide not to recognise British-issued passports for Hong Kong residents in retaliation for...

As anger rises, Muslims protest French cartoons

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates , Oct 30(AP) — Tens of thousands of Muslims, from Pakistan to Lebanon to the Palestinian territories, poured out of...

India will not keel over when it comes to border issues: Foreign Secretary

London, Nov 4 (PTI) India remains firm and resolute in ensuring that its sovereignty and territorial integrity is protected and will not keel over...

India’s clean fuel transition slowed by cooks’ belief firewood better: Study

London, Nov 10 (PTI) India's transition to clean cooking fuels may be hampered by the users' belief that using firewood is better for their...

Pakistan’s anti-terror court sentences JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to 10 years in jail in...

Lahore, Nov 19 (PTI) Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was on Thursday sentenced to 10 years in jail by...

UNICEF gearing up for mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally

United Nations, Nov 24 (PTI) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 global partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and...

Chinese defence minister meets Nepal’s top leadership; aims at bolstering military cooperation

Kathmandu, Nov 29 (PTI) China's Defence Minister Gen Wei Fenghe on Sunday met Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and held talks with Nepal...

China justifies its envoy’s warning to Canada to not to grant asylum to Hong...

Beijing, Oct 16 (PTI) China on Friday justified a warning by its envoy to the Canadian government to not to grant asylum to Hong...

NAM never can be platform for pursuits to undermine territorial integrity: India

United Nations, Oct 9 (PTI) The Non-Aligned Movement never was and can never be a platform for pursuits that undermine the territorial integrity of...

Suicide bombing in Kabul kills 18, including children

Kabul, Oct 24 (AP) The death toll from the suicide attack on Saturday in Afghanistan's capital has risen to at least 18 killed and...

China begins world’s biggest census drive to count its population

Beijing, Nov 1 (PTI) China on Sunday started the world's biggest exercise of population count, conducted once in a decade, to document demographic changes...

Tens of thousands in Bangladesh protest against France

Dhaka, Nov 7 (AP) Tens of thousands of Muslims marched in the streets of Bangladesh's capital on Monday in the country's largest protest yet...

Gilgit-Baltistan assembly election concludes amid tight security; counting begins

Islamabad, Nov 15 (PTI) Wearing face masks, the people of Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan voted on Sunday in the third legislative assembly election amidst...