DHAKA: Bangladesh Saturday said it expects India not to proceed with the cross-border hydro-electric Tipaimukh dam project in Manipur without consulting it, warning that it may approach international courts if it is “ignored” by New Delhi.Read More »
JERUSALEM: Three years ago, Baby Moshe, the unforgettable face of Mumbai attacks, escaped the carnage clinging to his nanny not knowing that his parents were killed, but now a four-year-old he knows they have fallen victims to terrorists.Read More »
RABAT: Moroccans voted Friday in the country's first legislative election since the constitution was reformed to give Parliament more power, with an Islamist party expected to post strong gains.Read More »
LONDON: Central European newspapers have speculated that Prince Charles could lay claim to the throne in Romania because of his ancestral links with Vlad the Impaler and King Michael.
Vlad the Impaler was a bloodthirsty nobleman of Romania who inspired Dracula while King Michael, 90, was the last king of the country who reigned from 1927 to 1930, and again from 1940 to 1947.
COLOMBO: Luxury tourist destination Maldives has been asked to stop forthwith public flogging of women found guilty of extra-marital sex.Read More »
SANAA: Loyalists of the Yemeni President, Mr Ali Abdullah Saleh shot dead at least four people in the capital Sanaa today casting a pall over a hard-won deal for his departure after 33 years in power.Read More »
UNITED NATIONS: Arguing that the UN Security Council is no longer reflective of contemporary reality, India has said this poses the “most important challenge” to global peace and security as well as conflict prevention.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Scientists have come up with an artificial trachea made with patient’s own cells, which will help in performing successful transplant surgeries on patients suffering from tracheal tumours.Read More »
LONDON: A recent study found those who took sleeping tablets were 36 per cent more likely to die at any given time than others. In the study American researchers focused on a brain enzyme called calcium kinase, which controls sleep in humans, said researcher Fiona Macrae, Daily Mail reported.Read More »
GENEVA: India, which has one of the highest populations of HIV-infected people in Asia, has witnessed a decline in new infections by a significant 56 per cent from the epidemic’s peak in 1996, with other Asian countries also showing a plunge.Read More »