History set in stone at 1400-year-old Shore Temple

The 1400-year-old Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram is named so because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is a five-storeyed structural temple, built...

Watch: PM Modi plogging on Mahabalipuram beach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who's currently in Mahabalipuram for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, spent his Saturday morning plogging at a beach. Taking to...

Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan, 60 lakh people urged to leave homes

Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan, 60 lakh people urged to leave homes
One of the most powerful typhoon to ever hit Tokyo paralyzed the Japanese capital on Saturday, leaving millions confined indoors and streets deserted as...

Man arrested on terror charges after stabbings at UK shopping centre

A man in his 40s has been arrested in connection with a stabbing incident in which four people were injured at a busy shopping...

Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with bitter foe Eritrea....

Missing part of ‘world’s first novel’ found in storeroom in Japan

Missing part of 'world's first novel' found in storeroom in Japan
The oldest written copy of part of the 11th-century Japanese epic The Tale of Genji, has been found in the home of a Tokyo...

Two missiles hit Iranian oil tanker near Saudi port city

Two missiles hit Iranian oil tanker near Saudi port city
Two missiles struck the Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker setting it ablaze off the Saudi port of Jeddah, Iranian state TV reported. “Two missiles hit the...

115 mn-year-old ‘shark-toothed’ carnivorous dinosaur fossils found

115 mn-year-old 'shark-toothed' carnivorous dinosaur fossils found
Fossils of a large carnivorous dinosaur that was a top predator about 115 million years ago have been unearthed in Thailand — a brute...

Singapore to be world’s 1st country to ban ads of high...

Singapore to be world's 1st country to ban ads of high sugar drinks
Singapore will become the first country in the world to ban ads for the most unhealthy sugar drinks in its latest move to combat...

Saudi Arabia allows women to join the Army

Saudi Arabia allows women to join the Army
Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday it will allow women in the ultra-conservative kingdom to serve in the armed forces as it embarks on a broad...

Kurds didn’t help us in WWII, but they’re there to help...

Kurds didn't help us in WWII, but they're there to help in Syria: Donald Trump
Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery barrages aimed at US-backed Kurdish forces who control the region. The Turkish military confirmed...

German gunman live-streamed attack on Amazon-owned platform for 35 mins

German gunman live-streamed attack on Amazon-owned platform for 35 mins
The suspected gunman in the Yom Kippur synagogue attack in Halle, Germany, broadcast his rampage on the livestreaming platform Twitch, in the latest instance...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic honoured with shirtless bronze statue in Sweden

Zlatan Ibrahimovic honoured with shirtless bronze statue in Sweden
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now been immortalised with a statue of his in Sweden in an iconic pose, nearly three years after the LA Galaxy striker...

Imran Khan arrives in China, meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Imran Khan arrives in China, meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang after his arrival here on a two-day visit during which he...

Singapore overtakes the US as world’s most competitive economy

Singapore overtakes the US as world's most competitive economy
In its latest assessment of the factors behind productivity and long-term economic growth, the organization best-known for its annual gathering of the elites in...

White House rules out cooperation in Donald Trump impeachment probe

White House rules out cooperation in Donald Trump impeachment probe
The White House slammed the door Tuesday on any cooperation by President Donald Trump's administration with the Democrats' impeachment probe, calling it "constitutionally invalid." The...

Israeli startup successfully grows meat in space for the first time

Israeli startup successfully grows meat in space for the first time
Lab-grown meat has been successfully cultured in space for the first time. The Israeli food technology startup Aleph Farms grew the meat on the...

56 firms left China in 17 months, only 3 came to...

56 firms left China in 17 months, only 3 came to India: Nomura
Out of 56 companies that relocated their production out of China between April 2018 and August 2019, only three went to India and two...

Boeing gets first order in five months for its grounded 737...

Boeing gets first order in five months for its grounded 737 MAX
Boeing Co secured the first new order in months for one of its grounded 737 MAX planes in September, the company said on Tuesday,...

US has not abandoned Kurds in Syria: Donald Trump

US has not abandoned Kurds in Syria: Donald Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to defend Washington’s relationship with Turkey after a bipartisan backlash over his decision to withdraw U.S. troops...

3 scientists win Medicine Nobel for discoveries of how cells use...

3 scientists win Medicine Nobel for discoveries of how cells use oxygen
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L....

Prince Harry sues Sun & Mirror newspapers for alleged phone hacking

Prince Harry sues Sun & Mirror newspapers for alleged phone hacking
Prince Harry has issued legal proceedings against the owners of the Sun and the Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking, in an escalation of...

Face masks banned in Hong Kong amid anti-government protests

Face masks banned in Hong Kong amid anti-government protests
Hong Kong embattled leader Carrie Lam invoked colonial-era emergency powers on Friday for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic...

Woman dances in front of lion after breaking into US zoo...

Woman dances in front of lion after breaking into US zoo enclosure
A visit to the zoo can be a fascinating experience for certain individuals. While visitors are only allowed to watch wild animals inside enclosures...

China celebrates 70th birthday amid Hong Kong unrest

Beijing marks 70 years of Communist rule as Hong Kong protesters
China is flexing its military might with the parade right now -- reminding viewers that it has the world's largest standing army and world's...

Saudi prince says war between Saudi Arabia and Iran would be...

Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut the world’s economy
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said in an interview that war with Iran would devastate the global economy, and he preferred a non-military solution to...

25 luxury cars seized from Equatorial Guinea Prez’s son to be...

25 luxury cars seized from Equatorial Guinea Prez's son to be auctioned
A collection of luxury cars seized from Equatorial Guinea’s vice president, Teodorin Obiang Nguema, will be auctioned off in Switzerland and are estimated to...

Elon Musk unveils SpaceX spacecraft that will carry humans to Mars

Elon Musk has unveiled a SpaceX spacecraft designed to carry crew and cargo to the moon, Mars or anywhere else in the solar system...

Grand welcome of PM Modi on return from US

The BJP organised a grand welcome for PM Modi upon his return from the week-long US trip. Many BJP MPs, leaders and thousands of...

He isn’t doing enough: Climate activist after meeting Canada PM

He isn't doing enough: Climate activist after meeting Canada PM
The activist Greta Thunberg has urged Justin Trudeau and other world leaders to do more for the environment as she led half a million...
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