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Precedents suggest Mayawati’s resignatio...

Precedents suggest Mayawati’s resignation likely to be rejected on technica...

Her resignation may not be accepted because members quitting Parliament are expected to submit their resignation in a simple format and without conditions Hours after storming out of the Rajya Sabha for not being allowed to speak on alleged Dalit atrocities in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, Bahujan... read more »

US ‘concerned’ about India-C...

US ‘concerned’ about India-China border standoff, says ‘b...

NEW DELHI: The US said on Wednesday that it’s “concerned” about the India-China border standoff in Doklam that’s now entered its second month. “I know that the United States is concerned about the ongoing situation there,” said US state department spokesperson... read more »

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that ...

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that Begins New Middle-East Crisis

WASHINGTON — The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries, according to a Sunday report by The Washington Post. The Emirati Embassy in... read more »

Kerala: SSLC results out, 95.98 per cent candidates eligible for higher studies
Kerala SSLC results out, 95.98% candidat...

Kerala SSLC results out, 95.98% candidates eligible for higher studies

Close to 96 per cent students who appeared for the SSLC examinations for the year have been declared eligible for higher studies. The results were announced by education minister C Raveendranath here on Friday. A total of 4,55,453 students had appeared for the school final examination held in... read more »

Rupee Falls to Nearly Two-Year Low of 65.90/Dollar

The Indian rupee fell to 65.90/dollar on Friday amid fears of a currency war after China’s depreciation of its yuan. This is lowest value of the rupee since September 6, 2013, when... read more »

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... read more »

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... read more »

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... read more »

Indonesia Plane Crash: Relatives Mourn The Dead As Plane Crash Wr...

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... read more »