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Bangkok bomb: Thai TV apologises for bom...

Bangkok bomb: Thai TV apologises for bomb re-enactment

The re-enactment on Thursday evening sparked outrage among Thais at the shrine and online. Executives at Nation TV have since acknowledged it was insensitive and disrespectful to the dead. The bomb blast on Monday evening killed 20 people and injured scores more. Police are hunting for the... read more »

Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes of...

Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes office as new Prime Minister

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister on Friday as the island nation’s two major political parties signed an agreement to work together in the new parliament. His victory in Monday’s election thwarted a political comeback bid by the country’s former strongman... read more »

India ‘advises’ Pakistani NS...

India ‘advises’ Pakistani NSA Aziz not to meet Hurriyat leaders

India has advised Pakistani NSA Sartaj Aziz not to meet separatist Hurriyat leaders before talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, raising a question mark about the meeting of the NSAs scheduled for Monday. External affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in a series of tweets that... read more »

Indonesia Plane Crash: Relatives Mourn T...

Indonesia Plane Crash: Relatives Mourn The Dead As Plane Crash Wreckage Fou...

People walk outside the terminal at Sentani Airport in Jayapura, Papua province, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, after a Trigana Air Service flight originating from there went missing. An Indonesian airliner went missing Sunday after losing contact with ground control during a short flight in... read more »

Four questions from CBI that may seal the CM’s fate

The BJP is claiming a virtue out of necessity. After refusing for months to hand over the Vyapam scam to the CBI, chief minister Shivraj Chouhan and his colleagues are now saying they are... read more »

PM Modi, Nawaz Sharif agree to cooperate to eliminate terrorism from South Asia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, who held bilateral talks in Ufa, Russia, have agreed to cooperate with each other to eliminate terrorism from South... read more »

Tweet about bomb forces emergency landing of Jet Airways plane

A Dubai-bound Jet Airways flight from Mumbai with 61 passengers and crew made an emergency landing at Muscat airport following a tweet about presence of a bomb onboard, but was cleared for... read more »

ISRO’s heaviest commercial launch today

Making the heaviest commercial launch, Indian space agency ISRO will on Friday launch five British satellites on board PSLV-C28 from the spaceport of Sriharikota. According to ISRO, the... read more »

Former RAW chief expresses regret over failed talks with Geelani

Former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief AS Dulat has expressed regret over failed talks between the Indian administration and Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani. In an interview with a... read more »