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1.1 million HIV infections in children prevented: UNICEF

An estimated 1.1 million human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among children under the age of...

Chinese teacher detained for molesting 19 girls

A 60-year-old Chinese teacher was detained for molesting 19 school girls, officials said Saturday.

Eagerly looking forward to northeast visit: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who begins his four-day visit to the northeast Saturday, said he is...

France to recognise Palestinian state if peace talks fail

Paris, Nov 29 French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius Friday said his country would officially recognise the Palestinian state ...

Pope Francis receives ’Ottoman gifts’ in Turkey

Turkish authorities presented two Ottoman-themed gifts to Pope Francis during the first day of the...

Meghalaya CM to share dais with Modi Saturday after political spat

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, who had said Narendra Modi would never become the prime minister...

Clear day ahead in Delhi

It was a pleasant Saturday morning here in the national capital with a minimum temperature of 10.3 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season.

13 suspected jihadis arrested in Austria

Austrian authorities arrested 13 suspected jihadis in police operations as part of a large-scale crackdown on...

Plane carrying MH17 victims’ remains arrives in Netherlands

A Dutch military plane carrying the remains of victims onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at...

MH17 victim posthumously awarded degree by New Zealand varsity

A New Zealand citizen, who died in the crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine in July this year, was conferred with his degree in...

Japan PM assures Naidu of help in building Andhra capital

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Friday assured Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu that Japan will extend full...

17th century Polish ’vampire’ graves found

Potential "vampires" in 17th-18th century Poland were buried with rocks and sickles across their bodies to ward off evil, scientists have discovered.

Screws tightened to ensure fund utilisation in Kashmir: Modi

The leaders here "indulge in corruption and emotional blackmail", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and added that...

India, Indonesia set to boost defence ties

Close on the heels of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo on the sidelines of the India...

Literary heavyweights to descend at Jaipur lit fest

Keeping up with the tradition of introducing Indian audience to global thinkers and writers, the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 has chosen...

Japan to use SDF aircraft to fight against Ebola

The Japan government is all set to fly an Air Self-Defence Force (SDF) transport aircraft to supply 20,000 sets of personal protective equipment

J&K leaders indulging in graft, emotional blackmail: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said that the development of Jammu and Kashmir has been stagnant since the last 30 years...

Human-induced nitrogen pollution big threat to ocean

Human activity, particularly in industrial and agricultural processes, has had significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle, a new study warns.

Jammu gunfight over: Police

The gunfight between the security forces and infiltrators near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Prime Minister Narendra...

Media biased against sportswomen: Study

The little media coverage that women athletes receive as compared to male sportsmen is leading to fewer female role models, discouraging...

Not given up hope on missing Indians in Iraq: Sushma Swaraj

The government Friday said it has not given up hope on the Indians missing in Iraq, and added that the reports of them having been killed...

Math can predict how body fights disease

Researchers, using mathematical models, have defined for the first time how powerfully immune cells respond to infection and disease.

Irani denies receiving letter from AMU VC

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Friday denied receiving any letter from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice...

Calm restored in Ferguson after days of protests

Ferguson town in the US state of Missouri celebrated the Thanksgiving Day after calm was restored as violence followed the decision by a...

Relief likely for Mumbai’s ’discriminated’ home-seekers

After nearly two decades, a ray of hope has emerged for Mumbai’s "discriminated" home-seekers, who are deprived of accommodation of their...

Pope Francis set for Turkey visit

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in Turkey to help inter-faith dialogue in the country.

Miscreants throw acid on woman corporator over money issue

November 28: A woman corporator sustained serious injuries when some unidentified people allegedly...

High-flying turkey for ISS astronauts on Thanksgiving

It was a high-flying, freeze-dried turkey time for six astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) as most Americans...

Briton charged with ’encouraging’ terrorism on Twitter

A 22-year-old woman in south London has been charged with "encouraging" terrorism on Twitter.

UN condemns attack on British embassy vehicle

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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