WASHINGTON: Mr Kamal Bawa, an Indian-born professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is the 2012 winner of the Gunnerus Sustainability Award, the world’s first major international award for work on sustainability.Read More »
VIENNA: UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Iran should fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to clarify controversial aspects of the country’s nuclear programme.Read More »
WASHINGTON: As the US imposed new sanctions against Iran, Washington said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do, particularly to wean themselves from Iranian crude.Read More »
KIEV: A group of Ukrainian topless protesters may face jail term up to four years for climbing onto the balcony of the Indian ambassador in Kiev and tearing down India’s national flag last month, said police Friday.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Undercover FBI agents arrested a Moroccan, believed to be working with the al-Qaeda, as he headed towards the Capitol Hill to carry out a suicide bombing at the heart of American government, US officials said.Read More »
NEW YORK: The UN General Assembly has voted in favour of a resolution that condemned the violent crackdown in Syria and urged the Syrian President, Mr Bashar al-Assad to step down. India supported the Arab League-backed resolution, but made it clear that it was opposed to use of force.Read More »
BENGHAZI: People in Libya are celebrating the first anniversary of the revolution that topped the regime of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Spontaneous celebrations began in cities and towns across the country late Thursday.
WASHINGTON: All those who swear by organic food or prefer baby food formulas are in for a rude shock - they may be high in arsenic content, known for toxicity and as a potential carcinogen.Read More »
JERUSALEM: Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah has made it clear that his Lebanese group had “nothing to do” with the attacks on Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia.Read More »
BERLIN: The Germany's President, Mr Christian Wulff resigned on Friday after a string of scandals, handing the Chancellor, Ms Angela Merkel a political headache at home as she battles to lead Europe from its debt crisis.Read More »