Over 100 suffer food poisoning in China (1 minute ago)
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Over 100 people at a village in China's Yunan province suffered a bout of food poisoning after a wedding feast, an official said on Saturday.
AAP's National Council meeting to decide fate of Bhushan, Yadav (1 minute ago)
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be holding its National Council meeting on Saturday to decide the fate of two of its dissident leaders -- Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav.
US lawmakers seek deeper defence ties with 'critical ally' India (5 minutes ago)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Calling India a 'critical ally', two influential US senators have asked the new Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to place a special emphasis on deepening the US-India defence relationship.
India's army chief calls for better UN consultations (21 minutes ago) (With Images)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, March 28 (IANS) Representing the largest contributor to the UN Peacekeeping Operations, India's Chief of Army Staff Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag has called for better consultations with troop-contributing countries in deciding mandates for the operations.
Two US lawmakers call for Diwali commemorative stamp (10:02)
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Two influential US lawmakers have submitted a bipartisan Senate resolution calling for the US Postal Service to issue a commemorative stamp in honor of the holiday of Diwali.
Russian spacecraft docks at International Space Station (09:56)
Washington, March 28 (IANS) A Russian Soyuz spacecraft, with three crew on board, on Saturday docked with the International Space Station (ISS), a media report said.
Obama honours two South Asian science, math mentors (09:54)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, March 28 (IANS) An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi (09:44)
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) It was a sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 21 degrees Celsius, three notches above the average.
President, PM greet nation on Ram Navami (09:32)
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami, the Hindu festival that marks the birth of Lord Ram.
Euro qualifier abandoned due to attack on players (09:32)
Belgrade, March 28 (IANS) The Euro 2016 qualifier between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned on Friday due to attack on players and brawl in Podgorica, a media report said on Saturday.
Religious minorities vulnerable amid IS violence: UN chief (08:56)
United Nations, March 28 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday that religious minorities remain highly vulnerable since the Islamic State (IS) affiliated groups are targeting minorities and attacking religious sites in Libya, a media report said on Saturday.
US economic growth slows in fourth quarter (08:46)
Washington, March 28 (IANS) US economic growth decelerated in the fourth quarter of 2014 and is likely to slow further in the first quarter of 2015 despite robust consumer spending, the US Commerce Department said on Friday, a media report said on Saturday.
Alabama police officer indicted for assaulting Indian grandfather (08:42)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, March 28 (IANS) An Alabama police officer who assaulted an unarmed Indian grandfather while he was taking a morning walk in front of his son's house in a Madison suburb has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Canadian Olympic runner Daundre Barnaby drowns (08:24)
Ottawa, March 28 (IANS) Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby drowned on Friday while swimming during a training camp in the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, Athletics Canada said in a statement, a media report said on Saturday.
Goa government department withdraws dress code order (08:24)
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) The Goa government's art and culture department claimed its standing order banning its employees from wearing sleeveless clothes and jeans, which had triggered a controversy locally as well as nationally, was "misinterpreted".
Shailene Woodley found eating ants 'great' (08:00)
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Actress Shailene Woodley says she has eaten ants and bugs, and she found it great.
Hezbollah condemns Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen (08:00)
Beirut, March 28 (IANS) Pro-Iran Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has condemned the Saudi-led airstrikes against Yemen's Shiite Houthis group, and urged all parties to return to talks and other political means in the war-torn country.
Obama expresses support for Yemen action with Saudi King (07:56)
Washington, March 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke with Saudi King Salman, discussing recent developments in Yemen and emphasised the US support for the action taken by Saudi Arabia and Gulf Cooperation Council members, the White House has said in a statement.
US Airways flight makes emergency landing at Houston airport (07:48)
Houston, March 28 (IANS) A US Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Bush Intercontinental Airport here, airport officials said.
Helicopter crash in Mexico kills three (07:16)
Mexico City, March 28 (IANS) At least three people died when their helicopter crashed in Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca, local media reported.
Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed for vehicular moment (07:14)
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway will remain closed on Saturday for vehicular traffic due to road clearance and repair work, authorities said.
Iran, P5+1 'not close to agreement': Iran (07:08)
Tehran, March 28 (IANS) Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers are not close to an agreement in a run for an immediate deadline by the end of March, Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad-Javad Zarif, said in Switzerland.
'Fancy Nancy' to get animated TV movie, series versions (06:50)
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) TV network Disney Junior has bought the rights of hugely successful book series "Fancy Nancy" from HarperCollins Children’s Books to develop it as an original animated TV movie and series for premiere in 2017.
Aniston asks headwaiter to plan her nuptials (05:56)
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has reportedly asked a headwaiter to help plan her and fiance Justin Theroux's wedding.
Kate Hudson loves skipping (04:36)
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson's trainer Nicole Stuart says that the "Almost Famous" star carries a skipping rope everywhere she goes to make sure she works out everyday.