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Malaysian government to slash public expenditure
Malaysian government to slash public exp...

Malaysian government to slash public expenditure

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has announced 11 measures to slash public sector expenditure beginning Jan 1, authorities said. These measures are in accordance with the government’s desire to practise more prudent spending in the new year, Xinhua quoted from a... read more »

U.S. to proceeding with prosecution of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade
U.S. to proceeding with prosecution of s...

U.S. to proceeding with prosecution of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobr...

The U.S. is proceeding with the prosecution of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and has no intention to withdraw the case of visa fraud against her. U.S. sources in New York said on Monday that more evidence was being gathered against the 39-year-old diplomat before the indictment is... read more »

Volcano erupts in Indonesia
Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Jakarta – Mount Sinabung, one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, erupted Tuesday, spewing hot ash up to 7,000 metres high along with lava and forcing evacuation, an official said. Hot lava burst forth with flames from the crater and slid off the southeast slope of the volcano,... read more »

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire
Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged t...

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Khartoum – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Monday that leaders would join hands against forces allied to South Sudanese ex-vice president Riek Machar , if he failed to respond to a ceasefire agreement offered to him. The inter-governmental authority for development, a regional body,... read more »

Julia Roberts was asked to remove freckles

Julia Roberts was asked to remove freckles

London – Actress Julia Roberts, 46, says once a fussy director had asked her to remove her freckles for a movie role. “One director wanted me to have two freckles taken off... read more »

Bieber names puppy Karma

Bieber names puppy Karma

Los Angeles – Pop star Justin Bieber has named his new bulldog puppy Karma. Justin managed to zero in on the name after his father Jeremy Bieber, asked his fans to come up with a... read more »

China to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam

China to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam

Beijing – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday that the country is willing to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam, Xinhua reported. The development of China-Vietnam relations... read more »

South Africa win by 10 wickets, clinch series

South Africa win by 10 wickets, clinch series

South Africa won the second and final cricket Test in Durban on Monday by ten wickets. A 59-run quickfire opening partnership between Graeme Smith (27) and Alviro Petersen (31) ensured... read more »

Modi will now seek wife, says Jharkhand minister

Modi will now seek wife, says Jharkhand minister

Ranchi – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, now seeking iron scrap from the people for the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue, will one day seek a wife from the common people,... read more »