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Strong earthquake in Indonesia topples homes, buildings; 34 killed

AP Mamuju A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight, toppling homes and...

Gunmen kill two women judges in Kabul

Kabul: Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and...

20 Indian-Americans roped in by Biden in his administration

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has nominated at least 20 Indian-Americans, including 13 women, to key positions in his incoming administration, a...

‘Nepal never accepts interference in domestic politics’

PTI New Delhi Nepal does not accept interference in its domestic politics as it is capable...

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Nepal sets up panel to probe mistreatment to President by Madhesis

Kathmandu: Nepal today set up a four-member committee to investigate alleged “mistreatment” to President Bidya Devi Bhandari by agitating Indian-origin Madhesis during her visit...

Japan reports first case of death by caffeine

Tokyo: A man died of caffeine intoxication in the first such reported case in Japan, the media reported on Monday. According to a study conducted...

Nearly 100 missing in China landslide, massive rescue on

Beijing: Hundreds of rescuers battling rain and low visibility today mounted a massive operation to locate nearly 100 people including 32 women who remained...

Retired policeman held over fake Air France bomb: source

Paris: French police today detained a retired policeman over the discovery of a fake bomb on board an Air France flight which made an...

Philippines military marks 80th founding anniversary

Manila: Philippines President Benigno S Aquino III on Monday said his administration has fulfilled its promise to modernise the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

Sirisena vows to resettle displaced Tamils within six months

Colombo: Moved by the plight of Tamils displaced during the three-decade-long civil war, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has promised to set up a...

Massive landslide hits China industrial park; 59 missing

BEIJING: At least 59 people, including 23 women, were missing on Sunday after hundreds of tonnes of mud from a crumbling mountain engulfed 33...

Paris attacks suspect got past 3 police checks: source

BRUSSELS: Salah Abdeslam, suspected of involvement in the Paris attacks last month, got past three police checks in France as he fled to Belgium,...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Bengali beauty breaking barriers

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Being at IFFI with her film ‘Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti’ was an enchanting...

The sounds from the screen

Sound, including music, dialogues, sound effects, ambient noise, background noise and soundtracks, has been an integral part of the movies since its...

The power of non-violence decoded

Non-feature film ‘Ahimsa - Gandhi: The Power of the Powerless’ which pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th...

So far so good

As the first month of this year is nearing its end, NT KURIOCITY asks youngsters how their New Year is going so...