Oregon detainees get chance to press for refuge in US on July 17

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 -- After having a tough time for weeks in a federal detention facility in Oregon, the 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, detained for seeking asylum in the United States will have an opp... Read More

Nepal to host fourth Bimstec Summit in August

India, July 17 -- Nepal will host the fourth Bimstec Summit on August 30 and 31 in Kathmandu, the foreign ministry announced on Monday. After the stalling of the Saarc process, India has been activel... Read More

I am going to kill myself: Lufthansa air hostess messaged husband before jumping off terrace, say cops

India, July 17 -- The 39-year-old flight attendant, Anissia Batra, messaged her husband that she was going to kill herself before allegedly jumping to her death from the terrace of her home in south D... Read More

Hisar school teacher arrested for raping 8-year-old girl student

Hisar, July 17 -- A 32-year-old schoolteacher of a government primary school was arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old student in a village in Narnaund area of Haryana's Hisar district, poli... Read More

Husband beat up Lufthansa air hostess during their honeymoon, mother alleges

India, July 17 -- Three days after 39-year-old flight attendant Anissia Batra allegedly jumped to her death from the terrace of her home in south Delhi's Panchsheel Park, the police on Monday arrested... Read More

Launch crackdown on sale of opiate withdrawal drug: Capt Amarinder Singh after panel meet

CHANDIGARH, July 17 -- Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday instructed district authorities to launch a crackdown on centres selling Buprenophine-Naloxone (used to treat opioid addiction) ... Read More

EU Film fest draws to a close

Kathmandu, July 17 -- Featuring over a dozen films revolving around themes ranging from the raw grit of a young Pakistani woman defending her home during the chaos of Latvian independence, the seventh... Read More

Kings XI rope in UAE skipper Mustafa

Kathmandu, July 17 -- Kathmandu Kings XI, one of the six franchises in the Everest Premier League, has spiced up the tournament with the announcement of another big signing in United Arab Emirates ski... Read More

BFSA to launch awareness campaign

Bangladesh, July 17 -- The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) will launch an awareness campaign among the consumers on buying disease-free cattle on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul- Adha, officia... Read More

6-year-old homeless girl abducted and raped in central Delhi, accused held

India, July 17 -- A six-year-old homeless girl was allegedly kidnapped from outside a temple at DDU Marg in central Delhi and raped by a man on Saturday. The child, who lived with her family on a pav... Read More