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China coronavirus death toll surges past 2,000

Times of India February 19,2020

The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on Wednesday after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling for a...

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Ex-governor Blagojevich released from prison after Trump pardon

Times of India February 19,2020

Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor...

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Man soars 6,000-ft above Dubai, ‘Iron Man’ style

Times of India February 19,2020

Daredevil Vince Reffet has soared into the skies above Dubai in the latest “Jetman” stunt, taking off from the ground and climbing to nearly 6,000...

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Pak court orders action against minor Hindu girl’s Muslim husband for child marriage

Times of India February 18,2020

Sources said the minor Hindu girl was presented in a Jacobabad court amidst elaborate security arrangements, as several Muslim bodies, including Jamia...

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Mysterious toxic gas kills 14 people in Pakistan's Karachi

Times of India February 18,2020

The source of a toxic gas leak remained unclear on Tuesday. Officials said 14 people have been killed so far. Ziauddin hospital spokesperson Amir Sheh...

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Pak court transfers 2 terror financing cases against Saeed to Lahore

Times of India February 18,2020

Jamat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed , a UN designated terrorist whom the US has placed a $10 million bounty on, was arrested on July 17 in the terror fin...

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'From bad to worse': Dashed hopes may deter many Iranians from polls

Times of India February 18,2020

Confrontation with the US, economic hardship and an airline tragedy have battered Iranians' confidence in their leaders, posing a potential problem fo...

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Diamond Princess quarantine ends, but not for Indian crew

Times of India February 18,2020

As the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for passengers on the cruise liner Diamond Princess comes to an end on Wednesday, the nightmare for the majo...

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China arrests activist who criticised President Jinping over virus

Times of India February 18,2020

Police in China have arrested a prominent activist who had been a fugitive for weeks and criticised president Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus...

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Coronavirus: WHO warns against virus over-reaction

Times of India February 18,2020

The World Health Organization has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations an...

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Gunmen kill 24 in attack near church in Burkina Faso

Times of India February 17,2020

Gunmen killed 24 men , including a church pastor, and kidnapped three others on Sunday in Burkina Faso, an official said. It was the latest attack aga...

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Pakistan no longer a terrorist safe haven: Imran Khan

Times of India February 17,2020

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan insisted on Monday that his country is no longer a terrorist safe haven, and said his administration fully support...

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UK Launches New Points-Based Visa System. What It Means For India, Others

NDTV.com February 19,2020

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel today announced the launch of the Britain's new points-based visa system, aimed at attracting the "brightest and the bes...

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Passengers Begin Leaving Coronavirus-Wracked Japan Cruise Ship

NDTV.com February 19,2020

Relieved passengers began leaving a coronavirus-wracked cruise ship in Japan on Wednesday after testing negative for the disease that has now claimed ...

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Billionaire Owner Of Bloomberg To Sell His Firm - If Elected US President

NDTV.com February 19,2020

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is el...

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In More Trouble For Boeing, Debris Found In Fuel Tanks Of 737 Max Planes

NDTV.com February 19,2020

Boeing vowed Tuesday to tighten controls after potentially dangerous debris was found in fuel tanks of undelivered 737 MAX aircraft, a plane that has ...

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"We're Not Treated Very Well By India": Trump Raises Doubt On Trade Deal

NDTV.com February 19,2020

US President Donald Trump has said he is "saving the big deal" with India for later and he "does not know" if it will be done before the presidential ...

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China's Coronavirus Death Count Surges To 2,000

NDTV.com February 18,2020

The death count from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 2,000 on Wednesday after 132 more people died in Hubei province, the hard-hit epicentr...

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US Imposes Sanctions On Russian Oil Giant Rosneft To Press Venezuela

NDTV.com February 18,2020

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against a subsidiary of Russian state-controlled oil giant Rosneft over its key role in Venezuela, step...

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Did Neanderthals Bury Their Dead With Flowers? Iraq Cave Yields New Clues

NDTV.com February 18,2020

A Neanderthal skeleton unearthed in an Iraqi cave already famous for fossils of these extinct cousins of our species is providing fresh evidence that ...

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US To Tighten Rules On Chinese State Media

NDTV.com February 18,2020

The United States said Tuesday it will treat Chinese state media organizations as foreign missions, tightening rules on them as US officials decried w...

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Vladimir Putin Sacks Top Adviser And Ex-Ukraine Pointman

NDTV.com February 18,2020

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sacked Vladislav Surkov, one of his chief advisers and the architect of Russia's Ukraine policy who was viewed amo...

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Russia Bans Chinese Citizens Over Coronavirus Concerns: Reports

NDTV.com February 18,2020

Russia on Tuesday said it would ban all Chinese citizens from entering its territory from February 20, in a drastic measure against the spread of the ...

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Pak Successfully Tests Nuclear-Capable Air Launched Cruise Missile

NDTV.com February 18,2020

Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of the air launched nuclear-capable cruise missile Ra'ad-II with a range of 600 km on Tuesday, significant...

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"Best Symbol Of Peace": UN Chief Antonio Guterres At Kartarpur Sahib

NDTV.com February 18,2020

United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said the opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is a practical example of Pakistan's desire for peac...

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14 Killed After Toxic Gas Leak In Karachi: Police

NDTV.com February 18,2020

A mysterious toxic gas has killed at least 14 people and sickened several others in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, the police said on Tuesd...

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Cayman Islands Top Destination For Hiding, Laundering Money: Study

NDTV.com February 18,2020

British overseas territory theCaymanIslands, the United States and Switzerland do most to help the globe's richest citizens hide and launder money, ac...

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Syrian Dad Teaches Girl To Laugh At Explosions In Heart-Breaking Video

NDTV.com February 18,2020

To help her cope with the trauma of living in a conflict zone, a three-year-old Syrian girl's father has taught her to laugh each time she hears an ex...

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"Easier To Shake Mountain Than China": Envoy On Coronavirus Impact

NDTV.com February 18,2020

It is easier to shake a mountain than China, the country's Ambassador Sun Weidong said on Tuesday, dispelling concerns over the impact of coronavirus ...

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Narayana Murthy's Son-In-Law, UK Finance Minister, Preps For First Budget

NDTV.com February 18,2020

Britain's first budget following Brexit will take place on March 11 as planned, the country's new finance minister Rishi Sunak said Tuesday after the ...

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Benjamin Netanyahu's Trial In Corruption Case To Begin Next Month

NDTV.com February 18,2020

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial will start on March 17, two weeks after Israel holds its third national election in less than a y...

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Thailand Woman Shot Dead By Ex-Husband At Mall Where She Worked

NDTV.com February 18,2020

A man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping centre in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, just 10 days after a mass shooting at ano...

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