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Category: World News

14 children feared killed in PoK

ISLAMABAD: Fourteen children were feared killed when a van carrying students fell into a canal near Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir…

LEGENDARY ARTIST M F HUSAIN PASSES AWAY

LONDON:  Maqbool Fida Husain, who rose from a Bollywood billboard artist to become India’s most celebrated painter worldwide, died here…

M F Husain, a self-taught artist who courted both fame and controversy

LONDON: Ebullient and eccentric at the same time, barefoot painter Maqbool Fida Husain took Indian art to the global stage…

US boosts covert war in Yemen to stop Qaeda from grabbing power

WASHINGTON: Exploiting a growing power vacuum in Yemen, US has intensified a covert war in the country to strike at…

Militants, bomb attacks kill 24 in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, PAKISTAN: Taliban fighters stormed a checkpoint, killing eight Pakistani soldiers in an Afghan border region that the…

Gadhafi accused of ordering mass rape

UNITED NATIONS: The Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi may soon be facing a charge of mass rape as well as other…

Indians seeking Canadian visas likely to face fingerprinting

TORONTO: Though Canada has not confirmed it yet, it is likely to soon introduce fingerprinting for Indian citizens seeking Canadian…

Strauss-Kahn to plead not guilty to sex charges

NEW YORK: The former IMF chief, Mr Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty on Monday to charges he sexually assaulted…

Ban calls for restraint after Golan shooting

UNITED NATIONS:  The UN chief, Mr Ban Ki-moon called on Monday on all parties in the Arab-Israeli conflict to exercise…

E coli outbreak blamed on German veggie sprouts

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The terrifying E coli outbreak in Europe appears to have been caused by vegetable sprouts grown on an…