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No US confirmation on ‘death’ of Islamic State leader Baghdadi

Rome/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was on Tuesday reported to have been killed in an American airstrike. But there was no confirmation from US officials about...
Solar plane on course to complete Atlantic crossing

Solar plane on course to complete Atlantic crossing

London, June 23 - The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, has entered Spanish airspace with the aim of landing in Seville to complete its Atlantic crossing, on Thursday.Pilot Bertrand Piccard...
Bangladesh mourns victims of terror carnage

Bangladesh mourns victims of terror carnage

Dhaka, July 3 - Bangladesh on Sunday mourned the victims of the horrific terrorist attack on a Dhaka cafe that left 22 persons, dominantly foreigners including an Indian, dead and the nation...

Obama’s half brother says vote for Trump

Nairobi, July 26  US President Barack Obama's half brother has said that he would vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump in the presidential election this November.Trump is "down-to-earth" and "cool", but...

Pakistan opens border point with Afghanistan

Islamabad, Sep 1 . Pakistan reopened its border with Afghanistan at Chaman on Thursday, 14 days after it was closed after an Afghan mob burnt a Pakistani flag and attacked the Friendship...
Trump a genius if he paid no taxes, say allies

Trump a genius if he paid no taxes, say allies

Washington, Oct 3 . Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's allies have said the billionaire is a "genius" if he paid no federal income taxes for 18 years.According to the New York Times,...

World Bank cancels $100m loan to Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 8. The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan approved for a natural gas efficiency project, citing a lack of interest on the part of a Pakistani gas distribution...

‘Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika’

Washington, May 28 -The Rio Olympic Games should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors...

From Obamaland to Clintondesh or Trumpistan!

Washington, June 5 - Desis in America are taking a short break from the Donald-Hillary-Bernie opera to celebrate the triumphant return of Narendra Modi for yet another tete-a-tete with his friend "Barack"...

Orlando shooter exchanged messages with wife during assault

Miami, June 18 - Omar Seddique Mateen, perpetrator of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 50 people dead, including the attacker, and 53 wounded, exchanged text...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan"...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...