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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Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials s ...

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Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

China's State media have this past month waged a relentless campaign blaming India for "trespassing" into the Doklam region, where China's road-building into territory claimed by ...

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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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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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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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PM Modi’s Israel visit Day 2: After hugs and bonhomie, business deals today

PM Modi’s Israel visit Day 2: After hugs and bonhomie, business deals today

On Day 2 of his three-day Israel tour, PM Narendra Modi will be attending a series of meetings. India and Israel are expected to sign a number of deals. On Day 1 of his historic t ...

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India-Israel relation over the years: Ten defining developments

India-Israel relation over the years: Ten defining developments

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gears up for his much-awaited three-day tour to Israel, here is a look at the ten defining moments of the India-Israel relationship. As Prime Minis ...

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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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