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Hong Kong protesters brace for street art literally going under the hammer
24 Nov 2014 at 4:51pm
With authorities preparing to break up another pro-democracy protest camp site in Hong Kong on Tuesday, some demonstrators are planning a quick-grab rescue of yellow umbrellas, Pokemon posters, satirical sculptures and other street art.
Baghdad car bomb explosion kills 8 people, 22 injured
24 Nov 2014 at 11:23am
A car bomb exploded in a market in northern Baghdad's Shaab neighbourhood on Monday, killing eight people and wounding 22, police and medics said.
Texas university acquires Nobel-prize winning novelist Marquez's manuscript
24 Nov 2014 at 10:40am
Nobel-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez's manuscript for his masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and a trove of his other papers have been acquired by the University of Texas, it said on Monday.
No immediate plan to remove subsidy on LPG: Petroleum minister
24 Nov 2014 at 8:30am
The government does not have any immediate plan to remove subsidy on LPG, Union minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said here on Monday.
Former Maharashtra CM Antulay seriously ill
24 Nov 2014 at 5:57am
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and veteran Congressman A R Antulay has been admitted to the Breach Candy hospital for kidney failure.
Two US soldiers killed in bomb attack in Afghan capital
24 Nov 2014 at 5:48am
Two US soldiers were killed when their vehicle was hit by a bomb in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, officials and sources said.
Navy gets 6th maritime patrol plane, likely to order four more
24 Nov 2014 at 5:22am
The Indian Navy is likely to order four more P-81 long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from American firm Boeing which delivered the sixth plane today as part of an eight-aircraft contract worth over Rs 12,000 crore.
Polio vaccination team attacked in Pakistan
24 Nov 2014 at 1:41am
A polio vaccination team, accompanied by policemen, was attacked in Pakistan on Monday while administrating polio vaccination drops to children, media reported.
Powerful bomb recovered from train compartment in Assam
24 Nov 2014 at 12:44am
A powerful bomb, weighing more than seven kg, was recovered from a train compartment in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district today, police said.
Kerala is studying ecological impact of Mullaperiyar water level reaching 142...
23 Nov 2014 at 11:57pm
The chief minister said that the Kerala government would put forth its concerns before the Supreme Court.
Nepal bus crash toll hits 47 as more bodies found
23 Nov 2014 at 11:29pm
The toll from a bus crash in western Nepal has risen to 47, making it one of the country's deadliest road accidents in years, police said on Monday, as rescuers searched for more bodies.
Tamil Nadu CM seeks PM Modi's intervention to secure release of 38 fishermen
23 Nov 2014 at 11:03pm
The chief minister thanked the Prime Minister for his timely intervention in securing the release of five fishermen, who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court for smuggling narcotic substances.
BJP leader shot dead in Bihar, violent protests follow
23 Nov 2014 at 10:03pm
A senior state BJP leader, Srikant Bharti was shot dead in Bihar's Siwan district, triggering violent protests on Monday by his supporters, police said.
Crew blasts off for International Space Station from Kazakhstan
23 Nov 2014 at 5:07pm
A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station.
2 policemen killed in explosion in Egypt's Sinai region
23 Nov 2014 at 3:25pm
Two policemen, including an officer and a conscript, were killed in an explosion in the north Sinai governorate of eastern Egypt.