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  • Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands, no tsunami threat issued

    1 December, 2018 6:07 PM 156

    A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia`s Tanimbar Islands on Saturday caused no damage and created no threat of a tsunami, Indonesian authorities said. "The quake was felt faintly for around two to three seconds," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia`s Disaster Mitigation Agency, said. "There was no panic in Tiakur

  • At least 5 dead in road accident in Hong Kong

    30 November, 2018 2:04 AM 135

    Hong Kong: At least five people were killed and more than 30 injured in a car crash on early Friday in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). A tourist coach collided with a taxi on a road in Tsing Yi, an island to the northwest of Hong Kong Island, shortly before 5:00 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Thursday). Three people were confirmed dead at the scene

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu returns from Pakistan, defends photos with pro-Khalistan leader

    29 November, 2018 1:07 PM 139

    Sidhu says thousands of photos were clicked during his visit to Pakistan, adds he does not know who Gopal Singh Chawla is. Attari, Punjab: After a rather controversial visit to Pakistan for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor, Navjot Singh Sidhu returned to India, and to questions galore, on Thursday afternoon. The biggest of several

  • Air India flight hits airport building in Stockholm, aircraft wing damaged

    29 November, 2018 7:00 AM 140

    The Air India flight from Delhi to the Swedish capital was grounded following the incident. It was an unpleasant experience for 179 passengers travelling onboard Air India flight AI 167 as the aircraft hit an airport terminal building in Stockholm. The flight from Delhi to the Swedish capital was grounded following the incident. According to news agency

  • If Navjot Singh Sidhu contests elections in Pakistan, he will win: Imran Khan

    28 November, 2018 1:07 PM 184

    Imran Khan also ridiculed the criticism that Sidhu faced for his visit to Pakistan in August. KARTARPUR: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said if Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu contests elections in Pakistan, he will win. He also ridiculed the criticism that Sidhu faced for his visit to Pakistan in August. "I heard there was a lot of criticism

  • Emotional Harsimrat Kaur credits PM Modi, Imran Khan for Kartarpur corridor

    28 November, 2018 11:46 AM 360

    "This corridor is a Gurupurab gift to us. It took 70 years for us to reach this moment and promises to usher in peace and brotherhood for people of both countries." Union minister Harsimrat Kaur on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for turning the Kartarpur corridor into a reality. Speaking at an event

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor

    28 November, 2018 10:34 AM 129

    Kartarpur: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for a corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur - the final resting place of Sikh faith's founder Guru Nanak Dev - to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district to facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims. Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan

  • Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

    26 November, 2018 10:14 PM 229

    Iran said on Sunday that no fatalities had been reported so far after an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near its western border with Iraq, Iranian state TV reported. The tremor was also felt in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and in Kuwait. "No reports of any fatalities (have been reported) yet and most of the injured were hurt while fleeing, not due to quake

  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decrees martial law for 60 days, parliament has to approve

    26 November, 2018 2:41 PM 139

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to introduce martial law for 60 days, a statement on his website said, though it needs parliamentary approval to come into force. The decision came a day after Russia fired at and captured three Ukrainian vessels, triggering a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries

  • Turkish military helicopter crashes in residential area in Istanbul, 3 soldiers killed

    26 November, 2018 9:15 AM 123

    As per initial reports, three Turkish soldiers have been killed and another has been wounded in the crash.  A Turkish military helicopter crashed in a residential area in Istanbul on Monday killing three soldiers and leaving one wounded. The mishap took place in a central district of Istanbul. Reports state that the footage showed that the crash took place