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Rail fracture disrupts rail traffic in Mumbai
2 Sep 2014 at 11:44pm
A rail fracture reported between Diva-Mumbra stations on the up slow line around 10:30am on Wednesday disrupted peak hour rail traffic towards Mumbai.
US rules out any mediation in Pakistan to resolve political crisis
2 Sep 2014 at 10:36pm
Amid escalating political crisis in Pakistan, the US has ruled out any mediation in that country and asked all stakeholders to work together to resolve their differences through peaceful democratic means.
Explosion at steel plant in Japan: Reports
2 Sep 2014 at 9:57pm
At least six people were rushed to hospital on Wednesday after an explosion at a steel plant in central Japan, media reported.
PM Narendra Modi concludes successful Japan visit, leaves for home
2 Sep 2014 at 7:14pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for home after concluding his successful visit here during which Japan promised to give USD 35 billion to India over the next 5 years for developmental projects.
Obama sending 350 more troops to protect US embassy in Baghdad
2 Sep 2014 at 6:49pm
Pentagon press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby added that the move would bring the total number of US military personnel responsible for bolstering diplomatic security in Iraq up to about 820.
Mentally impaired duo freed after 30 years in US prison
2 Sep 2014 at 5:21pm
Two mentally impaired half-brothers were freed on Tuesday after serving three decades in a United States prison for the rape and murder of a child that they did not commit.
US vows all efforts to free citizens in North Korea
2 Sep 2014 at 3:44pm
US officials vowed on Tuesday to "leave no stone unturned" to free three Americans held by North Korea, after the men urged Washington to send an envoy to negotiate their release.
Ashya King's parents freed from jail in Spain
2 Sep 2014 at 3:39pm
The British parents arrested for taking their ill son Ashya King from hospital looked forward to being reunited with him on Tuesday after being freed from jail in Spain.
Another US health worker infected with Ebola
2 Sep 2014 at 2:24pm
A third American health worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus while working with patients in West Africa, the Christian missionary group SIM said on Tuesday.
Venezuelan Socialist Party swaps God for Hugo Chavez in new prayer
2 Sep 2014 at 1:33pm
A member of Venezuela's Socialist Party has rolled out a variation of the classic Christian "Lord's Prayer" to implore beloved late leader Hugo Chavez for protection from the evils of capitalism.
Spain court orders release of Ashya King's parents
2 Sep 2014 at 12:25pm
A Spanish court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of the British parents arrested for taking their ill son Ashya King out of hospital, a court source said.
Radioactive material goes missing in Kazakhstan
2 Sep 2014 at 11:36am
Authorities in Kazakhstan are on high alert after a container holding the highly radioactive and dangerous substance caesium-137 disappeared in the west of the country, police said on Tuesday.
Bombay HC sets up three-member panel in NSEL case
2 Sep 2014 at 9:54am
The Bombay high court appointed a committee of three persons to determine the amount payable by alleged defaulters in the Rs 5000 crore NSEL Scam.
Lalu Prasad recovering, to be shifted out of ICU, doctors say
2 Sep 2014 at 7:03am
RJD leader Lalu Prasad who underwent a cardiac surgery at a hospital last week was likely to be shifted out of ICU soon.
US flight diverted over reclining seat dispute between passengers
2 Sep 2014 at 6:21am
A Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat.