New York, June 21 : US President Donald Trump says that he called off an aerial bombing of Iran when he learned that it would have killed 150 people and it would have been a disproportionate response to the downing of an unmanned American drone. He was giving his version on Friday of why at […]

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Kathmandu, June 21 : Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli led the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations attended by fitness enthusiasts in the country’s capital on Friday. On the occasion, a grand procession was organized from Ratna Park in central Kathmandu to City Hall (Rashtriya Sabha Griha). After the procession, a programme was organized at […]

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Abu Dhabi, June 21 : Thousands of people including Indian expats celebrated the fifth International Yoga Day in the UAE capital with a message of peace and harmony. The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi hosted the celebrations at the Umm Al Emarat Park from 7 p.m. onwards on Thursday evening. Around 4,000 yoga enthusiasts of […]

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Hong Kong, June 21 : Thousands of protesters flocked to the Hong Kong Parliament on Friday, blocking roads around the government complex before surrounding police headquarters, a day after authorities ignored a deadline set by students demanding the region’s leader to completely scrap a contentious extradition bill. Representatives of opposition movements in Hong Kong had […]

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Jakarta, June 21 : Twenty-two workers were killed and several others injured on Friday in fire at a small gas lighter factory in Binjai city of Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, officials said. The fire that gutted the factory located in Binjai’s village of Sambirejo erupted around 11.30 a.m. (local time), Xinhua news agency reported. Binjai […]

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San Francisco, June 21 : Taking its ambition of executing drone-based deliveries a notch higher, Amazon is now planning to offer “surveillance as a service” coupled with its futuristic unmanned aerial product delivery idea. Overcoming another hurdle before achieving its target, the e-commerce giant recently won a patent to construct a drone that woud be […]

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Tripoli, June 21 : A total of 131 refugees were evacuated to Niger from Tripoli, the United Nations refugee agency said on Thursday – tge World Refugee Day – urging states to help it airlift thousands more people to safety from war-torn Libya. The refugees, from Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan, and including 65 minors, were […]

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Bishkek, June 15 : Pakistan wants talks with India on the “basis of equality” and in a “dignified manner” and has said it’s up to New Delhi to decide whether it wants to engage with Islamabad to reconcile issues. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said this while confirming the exchange of pleasantries between Pakistan’s […]

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Kathmandu, June 15 : Three Indian labourers were killed and three others injured when a part of an under-construction building collapsed in Nepal’s Dang district on Saturday, officials said. Chief of the Dang District Administration Govinda Prasad Rijal told Xinhua news agency the part of the under-construction Samrat Cement Factory collapsed at 1 a.m. The […]

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