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State of emergency declared in Los Angeles

State of emergency declared in Los Angeles

A state of emergency has been declared in Los Angeles as the city battles the worst wildfires in its history.Hundreds of homes have been evacuated aro...

UN Security Council emergency meeting today to discuss response to North Korea

UN Security Council emergency meeting today to discuss response to North Korea's latest nuclear test

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today to discuss an international response to North Korea's latest nuclear test. Th...

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

North Korea said it set off a hydrogen bomb on Sunday in its sixth nuclear test, which judging by the earthquake it set off appeared to be its most po...

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson lands safely on Earth

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson lands safely on Earth

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, the first female International Space Station commander, who broke multiple space records, has safely landed on Earth alo...

12.33 mln children in flood-hit India urgently need life-saving support: UN

12.33 mln children in flood-hit India urgently need life-saving support: UN

United Nations: About 16 million children across India, Bangladesh and Nepal are in urgent need of life-saving support due to "catastrophic" flooding ...

 Chinese president Xi opens BRICS summit: Ask members to shelve differences

Chinese president Xi opens BRICS summit: Ask members to shelve differences

Chinese President Xi Jinping today asked BRICS members to shelve their differences and accommodate each other's concerns by enhancing mutual trust and...

Kenya’s Supreme Court declares presidential vote invalid, calls for new polls

Kenya’s Supreme Court declares presidential vote invalid, calls for new polls

Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday declared President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win invalid due to irregularities committed by the election board and ord...

Footprint find on Crete may push back date humans began to walk upright

Footprint find on Crete may push back date humans began to walk upright

HUMAN-like footprints have been found stamped into an ancient sea shore fossilised beneath the Mediterranean island of Crete.They shouldn’t be there.T...

World could run out of food in 10 years

World could run out of food in 10 years

The world could be facing a food shortage in just 10 years, according to an agricultural data technology company.Gro Intelligence founder and chief ex...

US cop filmed saying:

US cop filmed saying: 'We only kill black people'

A US police officer has been filmed on his own dashcam telling a white driver not to worry because "we only kill black people".The footage shows offic...

Five men not guilty of aiding Benazir Bhutto

Five men not guilty of aiding Benazir Bhutto's assassin

Five men have been acquitted of involvement in the murder of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto in Rawalpindi almost 10 years ago.The men ...

Wildfires sweep through California, US

Wildfires sweep through California, US

Hundreds of homes have been evacuated after intense wildfires swept through northern California.More than 1,600 firefighters are battling the so-calle...

New kiswa adorns the Holy Kaaba

New kiswa adorns the Holy Kaaba

The Holy Kaaba was adorned with a new cover (kiswa) on Arafat Day, Thursday. As part of an annual customary ceremony, the new black cloth was placed o...

Iraqi PM Hayder-al-Abadi declares victory over Islamic State militants

Iraqi PM Hayder-al-Abadi declares victory over Islamic State militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi declared victory over Islamic State militants in Tal Afar and the entire province of Nineveh yesterday, despite c...

Harvey makes another landfall; Port Arthur now underwater

Harvey makes another landfall; Port Arthur now underwater

In the United States, the storm once known as Hurricane Harvey made its second landfall yesterday, resulting in record rains and flooding in a small T...

104-year-old Indonesian woman would perform Hajj this year

104-year-old Indonesian woman would perform Hajj this year

A 104-year-old Indonesian woman has expressed thanks to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman for being hosted by the Kingdom during the Hajj pilgrimage.Ibu Mari...

M J Akbar leads Indian government

M J Akbar leads Indian government's Hajj Goodwill Mission

Nearly 200,000 Indians are performing Hajj this year. Of that number, 170,000 have come from India through the Hajj Committee of India (HCI).The remai...

Over 2 million Hajjis reach Mina in white robes

Over 2 million Hajjis reach Mina in white robes

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims began the annual Hajj pilgrimage on Wednesday, donning traditional white garments and heading to the tent city of Min...

Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to visit ailing wife

Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to visit ailing wife

Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left for London on August 30 to see his ailing wife, Begum Kulsoom, amid speculation that he might not r...

U.S.: Indian student dies in Hurricane Harvey

U.S.: Indian student dies in Hurricane Harvey

A 24-year-old Indian student has died after he nearly drowned in a swollen lake in the US state of Texas where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc.Nikhil B...

Facebook and Google rule US mobile app space

Facebook and Google rule US mobile app space

Facebook and Google own the top six apps with the highest reach and account for the top eight apps in the US, a new report has revealed.According to a...

Boko Haram kidnaps nine in Nigeria

Boko Haram kidnaps nine in Nigeria

In Nigeria, Boko Haram terrorists have kidnapped nine people in two separate attacks in which one person was killed and two injured in the country's v...

10 killed as storm Harvey continues its rampage across Texas

10 killed as storm Harvey continues its rampage across Texas

Harvey hurricane battered Texas for the fourth day today even as more heavy rains were expected to lash the region.The forecast has lowered hopes of r...

Pak says any unilateral plans by India on IWT not acceptable

Pak says any unilateral plans by India on IWT not acceptable

Pakistan said that any unilateral plans by India aimed at modifying the terms of the Indus Water Treaty will not be acceptable.Foreign Minister Khawaj...

Bhutan welcomes end of India-China standoff, urges to maintian peace

Bhutan welcomes end of India-China standoff, urges to maintian peace

New Delhi/Thimphu: Bhutan on Tuesday welcomed moves by India and China to withdraw troops from a strategic area which it claims as its territory, endi...

Apple may launch iPhone 8 on Sept 12

Apple may launch iPhone 8 on Sept 12

Apple is expected to launch its next flagship device iPhone 8 on September 12, a media report said.According to the Wall Street Journal, the company i...

One killed in blast near US embassy in Kabul

One killed in blast near US embassy in Kabul

An explosion occurred on a busy shopping street near the heavily-fortified US embassy in central Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, killing at least on...

UNSC to meet today to discuss latest North Korea missile launch

UNSC to meet today to discuss latest North Korea missile launch

The United Nations Security Council, UNSC, will meet today to discuss the latest North Korea missile launch.Reuters citing diplomats said, UNSC wastes...

Hurricane Harvey claims seven lives in Texas

Hurricane Harvey claims seven lives in Texas

In the United States, floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and was expected to drive tens o...

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

The Pentagon has confirmed that North Korea has launched a missile over Japan, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambit...

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Should India offer shelter for the Rohingya refugees on the basis of humanitarian grounds?

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