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Indian-American scientist chosen for US presidential award

Published on 28-Mar-2015
US President Barack Obama. Reuters file photo

An Indian-American biology professor is among 15 scientists who have been selected for a prestigious US presidential award for excellence...

China ready to sign friendship treaties with neighbours: Xi

Published on 28-Mar-2015
'Treaties of friendship have been signed by China with eight neighbouring countries. China stands ready to sign such a treaty with all its neighbours and to provide strong support for bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region,' he said while addressing the China-sponsored Boao Forum for Asia annual conference held in the country's southern island of Hainan. PTI file photo

Signalling China's readiness to sign friendship treaties with neighbouring countries to build trust, President Xi Jinping today unveiled an action plan...

Woman faces 100 years in jail for ripping out foetus

Published on 28-Mar-2015
 A former nursing aide in Colorado who allegedly attacked a young pregnant woman and removed her foetus, killing it in the process and leaving the mother severely injured, was charged with attempted murder and seven other felonies. Dh illustration for representation

A woman in Colorado accused of stabbing a pregnant woman and removing her seven-month-old foetus has been charged with eight counts...

Russia to join China-led development bank: official

Published on 28-Mar-2015
First deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov. AP file photo

Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said today at an international...

US supports India's aspiration to become leading power: Verma

Published on 28-Mar-2015
'As India's strategic plus partner, we support India's aspiration to become a leading power,' US Ambassador to India Richard Verma said here in his maiden public appearance in the city after becoming the top American diplomat in New Delhi. PTI file photo

America welcomes India's constructive leadership on global challenges and supports its aspiration to become a leading power, a top US diplomat said...

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Somali police take position after Islamist group al Shabaab attacked Maka Al-Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu. AFP file photo

Somali troops today took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing...

Alps crash pilot told ex 'everyone will know my name': report

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz. AFP Photo

Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, told his ex-girlfriend that one day everyone will know my name......

'India has right to attend UNSC decisions on peacekeeping ops'

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag. PTI File Photo

India, as one of the largest troop contributing countries to UN peacekeeping missions, has the right to participate in the decisions...

China ready to sign friendship treaties with all neighbours:Xi

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping. Reuters File Photo

Chinese President Xi Jinping today said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours...

Sri Lankan President's brother dies after being attacked

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Reuters File Photo

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's youngest brother died today in hospital after being attacked by a man wielding an axe two days earlier...

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brand ambassador Pranitha subhash at Jewels exotica Akshaya Tritiya jewellery shopping...

brand ambassador Pranitha subhash at Jewels exotica Akshaya Tritiya jewellery shopping...

Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif with her wax model at Madame Tussauds in London...

Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif with her wax model at Madame Tussauds in London...

Models at a fashion show at IIFT in Bengaluru on Friday night...

Models at a fashion show at IIFT in Bengaluru on Friday night...

People watch the PSLV-C27 take off carrying India's fourth navigational satellite in Sriharikota...

People watch the PSLV-C27 take off carrying India's fourth navigational satellite in Sriharikota...

A view of Vidhan Soudha which was powered off during the Earth hour in Bangalore...

A view of Vidhan Soudha which was powered off during the Earth hour in Bangalore...

Security persons recover articles after an encounter with the Maoists in Latehar...

Security persons recover articles after an encounter with the Maoists in Latehar...

Dancers perform during  procession to mark the Hindu festival of Ram Navami in New Delhi

Dancers perform during procession to mark the Hindu festival of Ram Navami in New Delhi

Youths participate in a rally during Northeast NSS Festival in Agartala on Saturday...

Youths participate in a rally during Northeast NSS Festival in Agartala on Saturday...

Artists dressed as Hindu gods on the occasion of Rama Navami festival in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Artists dressed as Hindu gods on the occasion of Rama Navami festival in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Artists performing ballet 'Durga Saptashati' in Bhopal on Friday evening...

Artists performing ballet 'Durga Saptashati' in Bhopal on Friday evening...

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