Another big ransom ware attack ripples across the world

Another massive ransom ware outbreak has been reported that's fast spreading across the world and hitting a significant number of critical infrastructure providers.

Updated on : 28-06-2017 08:56 AM
Nine dead, 28 missing in Colombia tourist boat sinking

At least nine people were dead and 28 missing after a boat carrying tourists sank in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia, a regional official said on Monday.

Updated on : 26-06-2017 07:50 AM
List of demands by Arab states unreasonable: Qatar

Qatar has rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions.

Updated on : 25-06-2017 09:22 AM
21 killed in a road accident in Brazil

Twenty-one people were killed in south-eastern Brazil on Thursday when a truck loaded with rocks smashed into a bus and two ambulances, officials said.

Updated on : 23-06-2017 11:31 AM
Beijing on yellow alert for heavy rains, floods

Beijing was bracing for heavy rains which are expected to last till Wednesday as a yellow alert was issued to warn the public here of floods and landslides.

Updated on : 22-06-2017 08:18 AM
IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi announced 'ca...

In Iraq Islamic state militants have blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul.

Updated on : 22-06-2017 08:01 AM
Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

Brazil's federal police said that investigators have found evidence President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses, raising a new threat that the embattled leade...

Updated on : 21-06-2017 06:50 AM
US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at...

U.S. student Otto Warmbier, who was imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months before being returned home in a coma less than a week ago, has died in a Cincinnati hospital, his...

Updated on : 20-06-2017 07:52 AM
Canadian man found guilty of trying to join IS group

A 29-year-old Canadian man became the first to be found guilty at trial under a law banning people from trying to leave Canada to commit a terrorist act.

Updated on : 20-06-2017 07:17 AM
Portugal declares three-day mourning as forest fires ki...

Raging forest fires in Portugal have killed at least 62 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, the government said on Sunday, in one of the worst such disasters in...

Updated on : 19-06-2017 06:14 PM
Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party won a massive majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday, early projections showed, dominating the country's traditional...

Updated on : 19-06-2017 07:45 AM
UK: London apartment tower used banned siding in renovation

The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned under UK building regulations, two British ministers said as police continu...

Updated on : 19-06-2017 07:32 AM
Fresh round of Syrian peace talks from Jul 10

The UN Envoy said that fresh round of UN-sponsored Syria peace talks will begin on July 10 in Geneva.

Updated on : 18-06-2017 11:48 AM
Rajat Gupta to address IIT alumni leadership conference...

India-born former McKinsey head Rajat Gupta will address an IIT alumni leadership conference in the US to discuss issues ranging from leadership to cutting-edge technologies.

Updated on : 16-06-2017 11:14 AM
Suicide bomber hits crowded Kabul Shiite mosque

Suicide bombers struck a crowded Shiite mosque in Kabul late yesterday, killing four people in the latest in a series of militant attacks to rattle the Afghan capital du...

Updated on : 16-06-2017 11:06 AM
Woman raped by Uber driver in India sues firm for breac...

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014 today filed a lawsuit against the ride-hailing company and its embattled chief executive Travis Kalanick for "u...

Updated on : 16-06-2017 08:12 AM
Heavy rains kill 3 in El Salvador San Salvador

Three people have died in El Salvador from heavy rains that have triggered a national flooding alert and caused rivers to burst their banks, the civil protection service has...

Updated on : 16-06-2017 08:01 AM
Hostages held, 9 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant...

Gunmen posing as military forces were holding dozens of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital in an attack that began when a car bomb exploded at the g...

Updated on : 15-06-2017 08:59 AM
Bangladesh landslides toll reaches 146

Bangladesh on Wednesday stepped up search and rescue operations as the death toll in one of the worst landslides to hit the country triggered by torrential rains climbed to 14...

Updated on : 14-06-2017 05:51 PM
UN urges Thailand to revise laws against insults of mon...

The UN human rights office has said Thailand should bring its laws criminalizing insults against the monarchy in line with international law.

Updated on : 14-06-2017 08:45 AM
Tropical Storm Calvin lashes tourist spots in south Mexico

Tropical Storm Calvin moved over southeastern Mexico early Tuesday, its rains and high winds lashing a stretch of coast dotted with tourist beach towns.

Updated on : 13-06-2017 11:39 AM
Floods in Uruguay send almost 6,000 fleeing homes Mon...

Flooding in South America has forced almost 6,000 people to flee their homes along the Uruguay River, authorities have said.

Updated on : 13-06-2017 09:47 AM
US arrests former Panama president sought for extradi...

US authorities have arrested former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on an extradition warrant from his country.

Updated on : 13-06-2017 09:30 AM
Kansas man charged with hate crime for killing Indian...

Adam Purinton, a US Navy veteran accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar, has been indicted on federal hate...

Updated on : 10-06-2017 02:09 PM
Baby, teen among six killed in Mexico attack

A four-month-old baby and a 17-year-old boy were among six people shot dead at a house near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, authorities have said.

Updated on : 10-06-2017 12:21 PM
Nepal PM stresses constitution amendment for Madhesis

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for amending the constitution to address the demands of Madhes centric parties.

Updated on : 09-06-2017 10:02 PM
Russia interfered in US presidential polls with purpose...

Fired FBI Director James Comey has said there should be "no fuzz" about Russia's role in influencing the 2016 US election that brought Donald Trump to the White Hous...

Updated on : 09-06-2017 06:14 PM
Trump calls King Salman on Qatar crisis asks for Gulf unity

US President Donald Trump spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman and called for a united Gulf Cooperation Council to fight terrorism and promote stability in the region amid deep...

Updated on : 07-06-2017 11:48 AM
Britain braces for election in wake of terror attacks L...

Britain braces for the final day of general election campaigning today, after a turbulent few weeks which have shifted the political ground and been marred by terror attacks.

Updated on : 07-06-2017 11:26 AM
Qatar boycotted by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain

Saudi Arabia (the United Arab Emirates), Egypt and Bahrain have decided to back off from all the diplomatic relations as well as all land sea and air contacts with fellow Gulf...

Updated on : 05-06-2017 10:01 AM
Nepal Parl. meeting to elect new PM postponed till Tuesday

The Nepal Parliament meeting to elect new Prime Minister has been postponed till Tuesday. The meeting was scheduled at 11 AM on Sunday but it was first postponed till 3 PM and...

Updated on : 04-06-2017 05:42 PM
US climate pull out: America first rhetoric turns into ...

US President Donald Trump may have earned some brownie points among his supporters for his decision to pull out of Paris Climate deal and keep a key poll promise but it’s...

Updated on : 03-06-2017 08:45 PM
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Indian American among 12 new NASA astronauts

Indian American among 12 new NASA astronauts

Updated on : 08-06-2017 07:27 PM
Indian American Raja Chari, a lieutenant colonel with the US Air Force, is among 12 new astronaut candidates selected by NASA who will take part in future deep space missions.
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Rath Yatra begins in Odisha's Puri

The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath began on June 25 at the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri.

Updated on : 25-06-2017 09:29 AM
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