‘Island’ created off Gwadar coastline

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | PTI | Islamabad

A small ‘island’ of about 40 ft has appeared in the sea in Gwadar as a result of the strong earthquake that struck remote Western Pakistan. TV channels showed images of the ‘island’ that sprung up after the 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern part of the country, killing 80 people...

‘Lankan military harassed, intimidated Tamil voters’

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | PTI | Colombo

Sri Lankan military harassed and intimidated Tamil voters and candidates during the first ever elections in the last 25 years in the Tamil-dominated north, the former bastion of the LTTE, foreign observers have said. “The role of the military in the electoral campaign was consistently described to the mission as a...

Frustration rising over paralysis in UNSC: India

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | PTI | United Nations

India has said frustration is building up among the international community over the UN Security Council’s inability to respond to global crises due to lack of reforms in its structure and functioning. The reform of the 15-nation Security Council will be a key agenda for India during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s...

Obama scared of his wife!

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | PTI | New York

US President Barack Obama, arguably the world’s most powerful man, is scared of his wife Michelle and has stopped smoking out of fear of the First Lady.In an unguarded moment, an open mic caught Obama telling a UN official that he was able to quit smoking “because I’m scared of...

Globe trotting

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | Pioneer

Obama for strong resolution on Syria UN: US President Barack Obama asked the UN Security Council to pass a “strong resolution” that would impose consequences on Syria if it fails to deliver on its commitment to destroy its chemical weapons. Gurus pictures in US bar outrages Sikhs Washington: A pub in the...


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Modi pays tribute to Rang Avadhoot

19 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Addressing a gathering of people via video conferencing in Bharuch district of poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked them to unite against casteism, terrorism, black money, corruption and communalism. “It is a strange environment…We must hold each others hand and move ahead…...

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Sexual assault of 16-yr-old girl: Police nab miscreant

25 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Gautam Nagar police have nabbed a miscreant on Friday on the charge of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at Gautam Nagar on Friday. Police said that the accused Raj Sharma sexually assaulted the victim who was on her way home in the afternoon...

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