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20 suspected Al-Shabaab members arrested

Mogadishu, Nov 21. At least 20 people suspected to be members of Islamist group Al-Shabaab were arrested in an operation in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday night, police said.Banadir region...

Mauritius to set up Ayurvedic hospital

Panaji, Nov 16. Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth on Wednesday said that the island nation could soon be coming up with a Ayurvedic hospital.Jugnauth, who was speaking at a function organised by...

Germany bans conservative Islamic group

Berlin, Nov 15. The German government has banned a prominent conservative Islamic group and raided some 190 sites in connection with it across 10 federal states.Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Monday...

Diwali celebrations at European Parliament

Brussels, Nov 11.  The European Parliament, in cooperation with the Indian embassy in Brussels organised a grand Diwali celebration at its premises in Brussels.European Parliament Vice President Antonio Tajani led the celebrations...

65 arrested in anti-Trump protests, Trump-themed graffiti found

New York, Nov 11.  At least 65 people were arrested in protests following Donald Trump's surprise victory in the US presidential election, even as Trump-themed swastika graffiti was found in a local...
Clinton begins vice presidential search

Clinton holding on to lead at national level in latest voter surveys

Washington, Nov 7 .  US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is holding on to a 3-5 per cent lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, in the latest voter surveys two days...
Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali

Terrorism threat to development, democracy: Afghan Ambassador

Panaji, Nov 5. Terrorism is an enemy of democracy and development and it cannot exist without supporters, Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali said.Speaking late Friday at the 'India Ideas Conclave'...

Ranveer Singh chosen as Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism

Mumbai, Nov 4. Bollywood's livewire actor Ranveer Singh has been named the Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism."I had such a great time on my trip to Switzerland this summer! I did some...
Pakistan SC gives Sharif's family ultimatum in Panamagate

Pakistan SC gives Sharif’s family ultimatum in Panamagate

Islamabad, Nov 3.  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday denied holding offshore companies in a written response to the Supreme Court on Panamagate petitions.In his reply, Sharif said he had declared...
strike residential areas in Iraq's Mosul

strike residential areas in Iraq’s Mosul

Moscow/Baghdad, Nov 3 .The US-led coalition forces supporting the siege of the Islamic State's de-facto capital Mosul on Thursday hit residential areas in and around the Iraqi city, the Russian military...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

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...