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Indian Muslim Law Board attacks Modi govt over uniform civil code

October 13, 2016 17:00 PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 13: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has mounted a strong attack on the Narendra Modi government accusing it of opening a “second front internally” by raking up the issue of Uniform Civil Code to “cover up” the failures of the administration in handling external challenges.

BRICS summit: Indian PM’s agenda includes important meetings with Xi, Putin

October 13, 2016 14:35 PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will look to reinvigorate the BRICS group of emerging nations at a summit this weekend with India seen as a bright spot in a bloc whose clout has been undermined by economic woes.

Former British PM David Cameron unveils new job

October 13, 2016 14:23 PM

LONDON, Oct 13: Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that he will be leading an expansion of the National Citizen Service (NCS) for teenagers which he set up during his tenure as premier.

'Russia begins construction on nuclear-proof underground bunkers'

October 13, 2016 12:27 PM

MOSCOW, Oct 13: In yet another troubling sign for America's tense relations with Russia, U.S. intelligence officials say Putin has began construction on new nuclear-proof underground bunkers.

Messi back in full training after groin injury

October 13, 2016 09:49 AM

BARCELONA, Oct 13: After several weeks on the sidelines with a groin injury, the Barcelona star returned to full training on Wednesday though may not be fit for selection just yet.

Pakistan ranked 107 of 118 countries on global hunger index

October 12, 2016 17:25 PM

Pakistan has been ranked as a country with “serious” hunger level with 22 per cent of its population undernourished on the 2016 Global Hunger Index released Tuesday.

Arnold Schwarzenegger will not vote for Republican

October 12, 2016 17:25 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct 12: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger says he will not vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the presidential election.

Pakistan deplores Indian hegemonic designs

October 12, 2016 15:05 PM

KASHMIR, Oct 12: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Tehmina Janjua has deplored Indian hegemonic designs and called for a resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

Deepika Padukone breaks down recalling her battle with depression

October 12, 2016 10:18 AM

MUMBAI, Oct 12: In an industry where female actors are tight-lipped about various facets of their lives, the Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone is a class apart.

How Kim Kardashian Is Fighting Back After ‘Traumatic’ Paris Robbery

October 12, 2016 10:10 AM

LOS ANGELES, Oct 12: First she went dark on social media following her robbery at gunpoint. Now Kim Kardashian is taking a stand against those calling her a liar and a thief.

One girl under 15 married every seven seconds: report

October 11, 2016 17:25 PM

One girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a new report by Save the Children.

When batteries explode: Here are five points you need to know

October 11, 2016 17:15 PM

Samsung has told customers worldwide to stop using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after a spate of battery explosions threatens to derail the powerhouse global brand.

Kylie Jenner displays her sizzling curves in black thong selfie

October 11, 2016 16:44 PM

Her high-profile social media presence inevitably opens her up to abuse from online trolls.

India’s decision to seal Pakistan border irrational: Chinese experts

October 11, 2016 16:15 PM

India’s move to completely seal its border with Pakistan was a “very irrational decision” and would lead to a major setback in bilateral relations, Chinese analysts said.

Saudi Arabian boy in jail for flirting with Californian girl online

October 11, 2016 14:40 PM

CALIFORNIA, Oct 11: Abu Sin, a young man in Saudi Arabia, met Christina Crockett, a 21-year-old in California, on YouNow, an online community forum that allows people to chat publicly in real time.

Foreign Policy magazine picks Hillary Clinton its candidate US President

October 11, 2016 13:50 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct 11: Foreign Policy, a leading US international affairs magazine, has endorsed a presidential candidate for the first time, backing Hillary Clinton and slamming Donald Trump as “the worst major-party candidate for the job in US history.”

Drake tops American Music Award nominations, beats Jackson record

October 11, 2016 13:41 PM

LOS ANGELES, Oct 11: Canadian rapper Drake dominated nominations for the American Music Awards, earning a leading 13 nominations and beating the record set by Michael Jackson more than 30 years ago, the organizers of the awards announced on Monday.

Death penalty for terrorism is unfair, disrespects human rights: UN Chief

October 11, 2016 13:40 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that death sentences for terrorism are often handed down after unfair trials by special courts that disrespect human rights and the rule of law.

Drake and Rihanna split up again, rapper spotted out with India Love

October 11, 2016 10:41 AM

BARBADOS, Oct 11: Not only has summer sixteen come to an end, but it appears Drake and Rihanna's summer of love has concluded, too.

Hollywood keeping an eye out for Indian talent: Irrfan Khan

October 10, 2016 16:45 PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 10: Irrfan Khan, who has worked with some of the biggest names abroad, says people from Hollywood are now on a constant lookout for Indian talent.