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  • Mehul Choksi's citizenship will be revoked: Antigua PM

    Saint John's, The Antigua citizenship of diamond trader Mehul Chokshi -- wanted in India in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam -- will be scrapped once he has exhausted all his legal options, the government of the island nation has said. According to a report in the Antigua...

  • New US sanctions target Khamenei, says Trump

    Washington, US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. A BBC News report on Monday said Mr Trump said the additional sanctions were in response to the shooting down of a US drone and...

  • Secy Pompeo 'excited' about India trip, sees opportunity to strengthen Indo-US ties

    New Delhi: The US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and his team are 'excited' about his trip to India beginning on Tuesday and the Trump administration sees there is an 'unprecedented opportunity to broaden and deepen the relationship'. 'Secretary and his team and myself included are excited...

  • At least 19 injured as earthquake hits China province

    Chengdu, 19 people were reportedly injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Gongxian country in Southwest china's Sichuan province, local authorities said on Sunday. The quake shook Gongxian country at 2329 hrs (local time) on Saturday, whose epicenter was recorded at a depth of 10 km, being...

  • UN fund helps thousands of sex abuse survivors rebuild their lives

    United Nations: The UN Trust Fund, in support of victims of sexual exploitation and abuse, has supported women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo receive vocational trainings like mushroom farming. About 3,340 women, children and men have been given support to restart their lives after...

  • Cambodia: 7-storey building collapses in Sihanoukville

    Phnom Penh, A seven-storey building has collapsed in Cambodia, killing three people with others reported missing. The under-construction building in the coastal city of Sihanoukville was owned by a Chinese company, said a BBC News report. 'We have pulled out a body and we see two more bodies...

  • All eyes on Modi-Trump meeting at G20 Summit

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meetings with the US President Donald Trump and other leaders will be highlights of the 14th G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan beginning June 28. The two-day summit will be attended by Heads of State or Government of 18 Member countries, European Union and...

  • WHO highlights scarcity of treatment for epilepsy in low-income countries

    Geneva, Three quarters of people living with epilepsy in low-income countries do not get the treatment they need, increasing their risk of dying prematurely and condemning many to a life of stigma. The findings are published in 'Epilepsy, a public health imperative' released on...

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