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London ISIS attack: Vigil held at Trafalgar square, solemn crowd remembers victims

London, March 24 -- Londoners trickled into Trafalgar Square for a vigil, a day after a deadly terror attack near the premises of the British Parliament rocked the city.

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, on his website, posted a message calling everyone to join the vigil marking the Westminster attack in which five people, including the attacker, were killed.

"The Mayor invites all Londoners - and everyone visiting our city - to come together in ... Read More


Salman Khan performs stunts in Austria for Tiger Zinda Hai

India, March 24 -- Salman Khan's much awaited action flick Tiger Zinda Hai, starring him and Katrina Kaif, has set the social media abuzz, especially after he revealed a stunning first look of the duo in the film.

Adding to the fire, director Ali Abbas Zafar has shared a video of the Dabangg star performing stunts atop the icy Austrian hills, on Twitter.

Zafar has been shooting Tiger Zinda Hai in the picturesque locales of Tyrol in Austria.

Th... Read More


Asian markets trade mostly lower in early deals on Friday

India, March 24 -- Most of the Asian equity benchmarks are trading lower in the early deals on Friday after a US vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts among investors over whether President Donald Trump can push through his business friendly agenda. Though, the Japanese market recovered after a weak start and is advancing, as investors shrugged off the weak cues from Wall Street. In addition, a weaker yen lifted exporters' shares... Read More


It's a battlefield out there

Nepal, March 24 -- You don't need to go to the Middle East to experience their dust storm. Just visit our Ring Road area, especially Balkhu or Gwarko, and take a selfie and post it on Facebook telling the rest of the world that you are enjoying one of those dust storms. Nobody needs to know you are not somewhere in the Middle East.

Earlier, one of those 10-rupees masks would help you out while you rode your scooter in and around Kathmandu. Now, ... Read More


ISIS increasing recruitment from Pakistan, Afghanistan: U.S.

Karachi, March 24 -- The United States has warned that the militant Islamic State (IS) group has stepped up its efforts in recruiting young people from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.

Speaking at the 10th Global Coalition ministerial meeting on IS in Washington on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson hinted at establishing a safe zone in the Middle East for sheltering Syrian refugees, reports Dawn.

"The United States will increase ... Read More


Nagdhunga tunnel construction project: Japan's Nippon Koei awarded contract to prepare DPR

Kathmandu, March 24 -- The Department of Roads (DoR) has appointed Japanese company Nippon Koei to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) and provide construction supervision for the Nagdhunga Tunnel Construction Project.

The tunnel, which will be bored through the hills in the western part of the Kathmandu Valley, is being developed under an official development assistance loan from the Japanese government.

It is being built on the key highwa... Read More


Drinking Moderately may Keep Heart Diseases at Bay

U.K., March 24 -- According to a new study by a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and University College London, drinking moderate amount of beer everyday may protect a person's heart against various heart diseases.

For the study, the researchers selected around 2 million healthy individuals from the United Kingdom. They examined the electronic health records of the participants to know the association between alcohol consumpt... Read More


Lexus debut in India today: All about models, features and prices

India, March 24 -- Lexus is finally coming to India on Friday. The luxury brand of the Japanese giant Toyota Motor Company will enter India with two luxury SUVs and a premium sedan, which would be imported as completely built units initially, until Toyota arranges to localise assembly in the country.

Lexus is entering with two hybrids - SUV RX450h and ES300h and will set up its first showrooms in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. According to some re... Read More


Donald Trump plays gamble, demands 'make-or-break' vote on Health Care Act

Washington, March 24 -- Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails.

The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislat... Read More


Will keep up Nazi taunts if I am called dictator, says Turkey president Erdogan

India, March 24 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will keep up his "Nazi" taunts targeting European leaders as long as they keep on calling him a "dictator".

"How does that work, you have the right to call Erdogan a dictator but Erdogan doesn't have the right to call you fascist and Nazi?" he said during an interview with the CNN-Turk and Kanal D television channels.

Relations between Turkey and Europe have been severely str... Read More