First French strike on IS in Syria killed 30 jihadists

Beirut France`s first air strike on the Islamic State group in Syria killed at least 30 jihadists, including 12 child soldiers, a monitoring group said on Wednesday. “The French... Read more »

3 policemen dead, 4 injured in gun-battle in Pakistan

PESHAWAR At least four persons, including three policemen, were killed and four others injured today in a gun-battle that ensued between police and a proclaimed offender in Pakistan’s northwestern... Read more »

Super typhoon kills three, injures hundreds in Taiwan

Taipei Super typhoon Dujuan has killed three people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said today after it swept across the island before making landfall in... Read more »

Dr Khurshid Guru saves 2-year-old boy’s life on plane.

New York A quick-thinking Indian-origin doctor in the US saved the life of a 2-year-old boy who suffered an asthma attack onboard a transatlantic flight by creating a makeshift... Read more »

PM Narendra Modi & Barack Obama will hold a summit meeting in New York.

New York Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama will hold a summit meeting in New York on Monday – their third in a year – during... Read more »

Death toll of Indians in haj stampede reaches 45

After the authorities identified 10 more bodies among the victims on Monday, the number of Indians killed in Thursday’s stampede at the haj went up to 45. This was... Read more »

9 dead, over 30 injured in attack at Afghan volleyball match

Kabul At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack at a sports match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, on the same day that... Read more »

Hold talks, UN chief tells India, Pakistan

United Nations UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged India and Pakistan to continue their peaceful dialogue, a media report said. A statement issued by his office said that in a... Read more »