3 Bangladeshi illegal immigrants caught at KIA

BENGALURU: A 14-year-old free run of an illegal Bangladesh immigrant ended after immigration officials caught him at Kempegowda International Airport last week. The same day, two other Bangladeshi nationals were also caught in different cases but for similar offences. These Bangladesh nationals were making attempts to leave the country on Indian passports they had managed […]

Iran warns US and Israel of revenge after parade attack

LONDON: The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz. “You have seen our revenge before … You will see that our response will be crushing and […]

Hurricane Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

BLADENBORO : Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate. More than a week after Florence crashed into the Carolinas, all the water from heavy rains is nearing the coast. Authorities in Georgetown County, South Carolina, say they’ve put […]

In meeting with Pakistan, China says those who oppose Belt and Road Initiative will ‘never succeed’

President Xi Jinping has said those opposing the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) or China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will “never succeed” as the multi-billion dollar trade and transit projects are aimed at developing the region. Xi made the remarks during a meeting on Wednesday with the visiting Pakistan Army chief, Gen Qamar Bajwa. The general’s […]

White House pledges to step up cybersecurity ahead of congressional elections

The White House warned foreign hackers on Thursday that it will increase offensive measures as part of a new national cyber-security strategy.The move comes as US intelligence officials expect a flurry of digital attacks ahead of the November 6 congressional elections. The strategy provides federal agencies with new guidance on how to protect themselves and […]

Amid India’s Plans To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles, US Warns Of Sanctions

WASHINGTON:The purchase of major military equipment like the multi-billion-dollar S-400 Triumf missile system from Russia would be considered as a “significant transaction” and has a potential for imposing tough US sanctions, the Trump administration said today, as India considers buying the air defence systems. Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order, paving the way […]

Nasheed asks India to exert its influence to ensure free and fair election in Maldives

  COLOMBO: Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Friday asked India to exert its influence to ensure a free and fair election in the country as he fears that September 23 presidential polls could be rigged. The Maldives on Sunday will hold its third-ever multiparty presidential election.Opposition parties from across Maldivian politics have formed a […]

More Than 100 Dead In Ferry Disaster In Tanzania

NAIROBI, KENYA: The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to more than 100 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with searches to find scores of more people feared drowned. The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers — double the ferry’s capacity — when it […]

8-year-old girl among five shot at in New York’s Syracuse:Police

Five people were shot, including an eight-year-old girl, in Syracuse, New York on Thursday, the city’s police chief said. Police responded to a shooting in the city in upstate New York shortly after 9pm local time, the department said in a statement posted on Twitter by a producer for National Public Radio. “This is very […]