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22 October, 2017 1:55 PM Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election today, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy. Abe's conservative coalition was on track to win 311 seats in the 465-seat parliament, according to a projection published by private broadcaster 23

21 October, 2017 3:17 PM Ahead of Gujarat Assembly polls, OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress

The Congress also tries to rope in Hardik Patel and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to form an united front to take on the ruling BJP. In a major boost to Congress ahead of the assembly polls in Gujarat, OBC, SC and ST Ekta Manch (OSS) leader Alpesh Thakor met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and announced that Mr Gandhi will attend rally on 23rd during 15

21 October, 2017 11:09 AM Islamabad worried over ‘threatening’ Indo-US alliance: Pak official

"The improvement in Pak-US ties is not as significant as the closeness of Washington and New Delhi. It is a threatening alliance,” the Pakistani official said. Pakistan is worried over the growing closeness between India and the United States and considers it to be a “threatening alliance”, according to a report in The Nation. The report quoted a Pakistani 33

21 October, 2017 9:06 AM Meeting Dalai Lama major offence, China warns world leaders

BEIJING: China today warned that it would consider as a "major offence" if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the Dalai Lama as it deems the Tibetan spiritual leader a "separatist" trying to split Tibet from it. China routinely protests world leaders meeting the Dalai Lama. It also makes it mandatory for all the foreign governments to recognise 18

21 October, 2017 3:10 AM US biased, always tries to create pawns: Jittery China on growing New Delhi-Washington ties

Despite a series of problems with most of its neighbours, China says it is Asian solidarity - and not biased views of the United States - that is the way forward. New Delhi: Growing Indo-US ties may well be making Beijing slightly jittery. With US secretary of state Rex Tillerson appreciating India's efforts for a global rule-based order and accused 34

20 October, 2017 6:35 PM Delhi UPA netas didn't let me rebuild Kedarnath: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed the former United Progressive Alliance government for stopping him from carrying out reconstruction of the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods when he was chief minister of Gujarat. Modi made a two-hour visit to Kedarnath on Friday, his secondtrip to the shrine in the last six months after the BJP came to power 37

20 October, 2017 3:49 PM Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea: Report

Moscow: Pyongyang does not plan to hold any talks with Washington about its nuclear programme, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Friday, saying that possessing nuclear weapons was a matter of life and death for North Korea, the RIA news agency reported. The United States would "have to put up" with North Korea`s nuclear status, Choe Son-hui, director-general 51

20 October, 2017 1:30 PM BSNL launches attractive new plan

International roaming facility for prepaid customers in UAE Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched an attractive new plan titled “Kerala Plan” for its prepaid customers. The plan at ₹446 offers unlimited calls to any network across the country with 1 GB data per day for 84 days. The plan has 180 days validity. Existing prepaid customers can activate 30

20 October, 2017 8:51 AM US space company seeks to build human settlement on Mars by 2022

Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an expandable habitat around the Moon by 2022. New York: Las Vegas-based space technology company Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an expandable habitat around the Moon to serve as a lunar depot by 2022. Bigelow Aerospace entered into an agreement with United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing 35

19 October, 2017 10:14 PM Pakistan Extends Detention Of Mumbai Attacks Mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed, who heads terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and has a $10 million US bounty on his head, has been under house arrest since January following a crackdown on the outfit by Pakistan. Lahore, Pakistan: Pakistan on Thursday extended the detention of 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed for a month, government officials said. Saeed, who heads 56