Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro that he condemns actions of terrorist nature and attempts to change the situation in Venezuela by force. "We realize and know that the situation in Venezuela remains difficult. We support your efforts to achieve mutual...
Tripoli: At least 12 people died after a rubber boat which spent more than 10 days at sea capsized off Misrata, Libya, the UN migration agency has said, urging search and rescue operations to be stepped up in the Mediterranean. Ten survivors were rescued and returned to Libya where they were treated by medical staff from...
London: UK Prime Minister Theresa May was accused of "misleading Parliament" as the full legal advice on her Brexit deal was published on Wednesday, a day after her ministers were found in contempt of Parliament for providing only a legal overview of the deal. A crunch vote on May's Brexit deal is scheduled to...
Sydney/New Delhi: is mulling a strict law that gives enforcement agencies power to track messages on platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram that offer end-to-end encryption and also to force users to open their smartphones when demanded, a media report said. The controversial encryption bill comes amid allegations of encrypted...
United Nations: Former senior Indian diplomat Preeti Saran has been elected unopposed to an Asia Pacific seat on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) of the UN. The UN's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elected the recently-retired External Affairs Ministry Secretary (East) by acclamation...
Thiruvanthapuram: The Kerala government has given permission to bars, beer parlours, and clubs in the state to sell foreign-made foreign liquors....
Nothing is more appealing than a sound sleep after a fraught day. In order to make it nourishing, one has to sleep at least 6-7 hours. This habit enhances mental and physical health, repairs heart and blood vessels, rejuvenates muscle and...
Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. For example these teenage girls could try...
Survival is not easy. Nowhere is it more evident than in nature, where only the fittest will come up smiling. But humans have never been fit; however, not only have we survived but we dominate the world. That is one of the greatest wonders....
Few people practise the art of letter writing today.  I don’t remember the last time I wrote one. Probably you too. It takes several things to write a good letter: language style, legibility, font consistency, spacing, and flow. Until...
Baobab trees have been around since the time of Jesus Christ and Pharaohs. Looking more like outsized fruits, “they are all between 1,000 and more than 2, 500 years old”, says a BBC report. These proud oldies are fast dying out in...