Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is …

Lufthansa flight diverted to New York’s JFK Airport due to bomb threat

A Lufthansa flight headed to Germany from Texas was diverted to a New York City airport on Monday night after …

UN chief concerned over escalation of violence in Gaza

Antonio Guterres sworn in as new UN secretary-general

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in Monday as the ninth secretary general of the United Nations. The …

Ratan Tata trying to save British Steel at the cost of Tata Steel: Nusli Wadia

Nusli Wadia criticized Ratan Tata for ‘destroying’ the tradition built by JRD Tata and working to protect British Steel in …

Vardah disrupts Chennai: Kills 6, causes huge destruction

At least six people had been killed as Cyclone Vardah howled through Chennai between 1pm and 2.30pm on Monday. Most …

UK to cut student visas by half: Report

The UK government is finalising plans to cut annual student visa figures by nearly half, from the current 300,000 to …

Rs 2000 notes to be phased out in 4-5 years, says S Gurumurthy

Here is a bad news for people thinking of hoarding the new Rs 2000 currency notes. At a time when …

SRK meets Raj Thackeray to clarify stand on Mahira Khan and Pakistani actors

Shah Rukh Khan, whose upcoming film ‘Raees’ features Pakistani actor Mahira Khan, has made sure that his 2017 production does …

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The curious case of 1955 US-Iran treaty

The curious case of 1955 US-Iran treaty

Iran has taken the United States to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, over validity of unilateral …

Rafale aircraft deal: How India got caught in French Revolution!

Rafale aircraft deal: How India got caught in French Revolution!

The muck that goes with power back home has starkly been laid bare by former French President Francoise Hollande. The …

Is electoral politics behind Modi govt’s decision to call off India-Pakistan meet?

Is electoral politics behind Modi govt’s decision to call off India-Pakistan meet?

Were brutal killing of three Jammu and Kashmir policemen and the release of stamps glorifying slain terrorist Burhan Wani as …

Indian, Pakistani foreign ministers to meet in New York, but does it have any purpose?

Indian, Pakistani foreign ministers to meet in New York, but does it have any purpose?

Now that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of UN …

Is Mohan Bhagwat trying to be relevant in times of Modi and Shah?

Is Mohan Bhagwat trying to be relevant in times of Modi and Shah?

Strangely, neither Prime Minister Narendra Modi nor his BJP point-man Amit Shah were to be seen at the three-day discourse …

The erasure of historic time and human soul – The silent sorrow of the Uighurs

The erasure of historic time and human soul – The silent sorrow of the Uighurs

In the midst of a desert, lofty buildings with barbed wire fencing stand tall, red letters on them urge people …

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