IANS New Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday once again asked the Centre and the states to"absolutely religiously comply"with its orders and give wide publicity on radio, television and other media platforms to its direction that ..
Thomson Reuters Foundation ZIMUNYA, Zimbabwe As the summer planting season approaches in eastern Zimbabwe, small-scale farmers struggle with familiar questions: When will the rains come, and when should I sow my crops? This year ..
dpa Mombasa, Kenya Kenyan forces killed 10 al-Shabaab militants Monday, the military said in a statement, as it continues its fight against the Islamist group from neighbouring Somalia. The Kenya Defence Force ambushed the ..
Reuters NEW DELHI India has vowed to stand firm on a multi-billion dollar deal to buy warplanes from France's Dassault Aviation, as the opposition Congress party called on Monday for an inquiry into allegations of wrongdoing. ..
Panaji BJP MLAs Milind Naik, a former Power Minister, and Nilesh Cabral were sworn in as cabinet ministers in the BJP-led cabinet in Goa even as ailing CM Manohar Parrikar dropped two ministers who have been hospitalised for severe ..
Ranchi A three-year-old girl has died during rape by a neighbour in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said on Monday. The accused, Bandhan Oraon, 25, is absconding. According to the police, the minor girl of Kolhutoli village ..
New Delhi A solo Indian sailor adrift thousands of kilometres from dry land with a serious back injury was safely rescued from his stricken yacht Monday after an international effort. Abhilash Tomy, a competitor in the Golden Globe ..
Goma One hundred people have died from Ebola in an outbreak in the eastern Congo, the Health Ministry said Sunday, as authorities struggled to contain the deadly disease in the area near the borders with Uganda and Rwanda. A total of ..
Moscow Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained Monday immediately following his release from prison after serving a 30-day sentence for an unauthorised protest."Alexei Navalny was detained outside the detention ..
Nairobi A Kenyan governor was charged with murder on Monday following the death of his pregnant young lover whose body was found dumped in a forest earlier this month. Migori county governor Okoth Obado, who was arrested on Friday, ..
AFP Srinagar An Indian soldier and five suspected militants have died in fighting in Kashmir, the army said Monday, just days after high-level talks with Pakistan were cancelled over tensions in the disputed territory. Colonel ..
AFP Hong Kong Hong Kong on Monday banned a political party which promotes independence, calling it a threat to national security, as Beijing clamps down on challenges to its sovereignty. It was the first ban on a political party since ..