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UN concerned over India-Pakistan border tension

United Nations, Nov 25.  UN Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon expressed serious concern over the prevailing situation at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, an official statement said on Friday.The Secretary-General said...

Obama lauds Ellen DeGeneres for gay rights influence

Los Angeles, Nov 23.  Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has been praised by US President Barack Obama for her influence on the gay rights movement as she received the country's highest civilian honour.DeGeneres was...

Sharif should reach out to Donald Trump, says Musharraf

Islamabad, Nov 21. Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that it was a golden opportunity for Pakistan to step up and build an immediate liaison with the US President-elect Donald Trump...

US under Trump will have different priorities, India will have to engage with multiple...

New Delhi, Nov 21 .  The incoming Trump administration in the United States "will have different priorities", there may be a "degree of decoupling" with Europe and fluidity at the great-power level...

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...

Entertainment

Same-sex marriage legalisation cut US teenage suicide rates

New York, Feb 21. Legalising same-sex marriage at state level in the US reduced an estimated 134,000 suicide attempts per year in high school students...

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...