Mumbai, Karachi girls equally adventurous about fashion: Pakistani designer (4 minutes ago) (With Images)
By Natalia Ningthoujam
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Karachi-based fashion designer Huma Adnan says her "dramatic and quirky" creations are apt for the Mumbai market as women here are as daring as those in her homeland.
Modi, Xi discuss 'all sensitive issues of concern at length' (Lead) (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and China discussed "all sensitive issues of concern at length", including the latest incursion by hundreds of Chinese troops in Ladakh, during official talks between visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Thursday.
Typhoon-triggered floods trap 395 students in China (12 minutes ago)
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) A typhoon-triggered flood has trapped 395 students and teachers in China, officials said Thursday.
Why people in power need to be attentive listeners (14 minutes ago)
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Leaders in powerful positions often fail to listen properly and take into account the perspective of others, thus jeopardising the impact they could have, shows new research.
Windies women take 3-0 ODI lead against New Zealand (16 minutes ago)
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Sep 18 (IANS/CMC) Seamer Shakera Selman inspired the West Indies women to an eight-wicket crushing of New Zealand as they took a 3-0 lead in the four-match One-Day International (ODI) series here.
Nearly 3.5 lakh Hindus pray for ancestors in Bihar (18 minutes ago)
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) More than three lakh Hindu devotees have come to Bihar's Gaya town to perform "pind daan", a religious service for ancestors, officials said Thursday.
Modern Europeans have three ancestries: Study (20 minutes ago)
London, Sep 18 (IANS) By comparing nine ancient genomes with those of modern humans, scientists have shown that modern Europeans descended from three groups of ancestors.
Pakistan's flood-hit to receive aid before Eid (22 minutes ago)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Under a chief minister's package for the flood-hit people of Pakistan's Punjab province, each family will be given a one-time financial aid before Eid al-Adha Oct 4.
Ravi Shankar Prasad meets German vice chancellor (24 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is in Germany on an official visit, Thursday met the German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabrial and urged the country to increase investments in India.
Brazil call up Mario, Dodo for Argentina, Japan friendlies (24 minutes ago)
Roi de Janiero, Sep 18 (IANS) Brazil's chief football coach Dunga has called up defenders Mario Fernandes and Dodo for friendlies against Argentina and Japan next month.
Xi's wife visits Delhi school (28 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) China's first lady Peng Liyuan Thursday visited a school here.
Last-gasp goal help Bayern beat Man City (12:38)
Paris, Sep 18 (IANS) Jerome Boateng's last-gasp goal helped Germany's Bayern Munich beat England's Manchester City 1-0 and Gerard Pique's goal from a Lionel Messi free-kick helped Spain's Barcelona edge Cyprus' APOEL by an identical margin in the UEFA Champions League football.
It's thumbs down again for Congress in Uttar Pradesh (12:36)
By Mohit Dubey
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) It is thumbs down again for the Congress in Uttar Pradesh - a state that has supported four generations of its leadership beginning from the illustrious Jawaharlal Nehru to the present-day party vice president Rahul Gandhi.
Two new polio cases reported in Pakistan (12:24)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Two new polio cases were reported in Pakistan Thursday.
Man recovers using 3D-printed prosthetic skull replacement (12:22)
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) A Chinese man whose skull was severely injured in an accident has had fractured bones rebuilt with the help of 3D printing technology.
Kajal Agarwal now face of Giving Back - NGO India 2014 (12:20)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Kajal Agarwal, popular for her work in southern cinema and Bollywood, has been chosen as the brand ambassador of Giving Back - NGO India 2014, a unique corporate social responsibility initiative conceptualised by UBM India.
Merkel pledges support to counter Ebola virus (12:18)
Berlin, Sep 18 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged her support for the fight against Ebola virus in response to an appeal by Liberia.
Imran Khan to address Karachi rally Sunday (12:18)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided that party leader Imran Khan should go to Karachi and address protesters Sunday, media reported Thursday.
Saradha scam: CBI to grill Trinamool MP, CPI-M leader (12:12)
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Probing the multi-crore Saradha scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has now summoned for questioning Trinamool Congress MP Suvendu Adhikari and CPI-M leader Rabin Deb, an official said Thursday.
Bangladesh Parliament regains authority to impeach judges (12:10)
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) The Bangladesh Parliament has passed a constitutional amendment to regain its power to impeach apex court judges.
'Smart' cars run greater risk of being hacked (12:02)
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) The cars of the future will be safer, smarter and offer hi-tech gadgets but simultaneously the risk of car hacking is also growing, warns a road safety expert.
Scottish referendum on independence commences (12:00)
Edinburgh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Scottish independence referendum started Thursday as polling stations opened for voting on the question "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
Kolkata taxis go on indefinite strike, commuters harried (11:52)
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Commuters were left stranded and harried Thursday as Kolkata's taxis stayed off the roads again after their unions called an indefinite strike to press for a fare hike and to protest "police excesses".
Riot breaks out in Bolivian prison (11:46)
La Paz, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Inmates at a Bolivian prison set sheets and clothes on fire to prevent authorities from searching for weapons, three days after a shootout between Bolivian and foreign-born inmates left four people dead and 10 injured, authorities said.
Suffering from bipolar disorder? Practice yoga (11:42)
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Yoga practice may yield significant mental health benefits for people with bipolar disorder, a survey study suggests.