Saturday , 29 July 2017

Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

  A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command managed to rescue two elephants that were swept out to the sea, in between Round Island and Foul Point, Tri ...

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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin had second undisclosed meeting at G20: White House

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin had second undisclosed meeting at G20: White House

President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer ...

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Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff?

Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff?

Keeping up its sabre-rattling over the Doklam standoff, China's media today said Beijing "doesn't fear going to war" and that any escalation would see India "face the consequence ...

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Bangladesh: Indian student found dead after fight with friend over liquor, suspect in trauma

Bangladesh: Indian student found dead after fight with friend over liquor, suspect in trauma

Investigation in the murder case of Indian student Asif Sheth has revealed that he might have entered in to an altercation wit his roommate Winson that might have triggered the vi ...

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In France, Donald Trump hints at U-turn on Paris climate accord he once called draconian

In France, Donald Trump hints at U-turn on Paris climate accord he once called draconian

  President Donald Trump held the door open to a reversal of his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday, but did not say what he would ...

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Now, a 12-year-old Bangladeshi girl with ‘tree man’ syndrome

Now, a 12-year-old Bangladeshi girl with ‘tree man’ syndrome

A girl in Satkhira district of Bangladesh has been discovered suffering symptoms similar to the 'tree-man disease'. Mukta, 12, is suffering from a disease in which the skin deteri ...

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At least 16 killed as US military plane crashes in Mississippi, search on for others

At least 16 killed as US military plane crashes in Mississippi, search on for others

A military transport plane crashed in southern US state of Mississippi's Delta region on Monday, killing at least 16 people on board, officials said. A military transport plane cr ...

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US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees

US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees

The Trump administration yesterday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United ...

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Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

  Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56, his family has announced. Nyqvist played jou ...

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Brazil’s President Michel Temer charged with taking bribes

Brazil’s President Michel Temer charged with taking bribes

Rodrigo Janot submitted the charge in a document presented to the Supreme Court, saying "he fooled Brazilian citizens" and owed the nation millions in compensation for accepting b ...

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