Nitish hardsells Bihar in Japan as ideal investment destination

PATNA, Feb. 21 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday made a bid to hardsell Bihar at an investment promotion seminar in Tokyo, saying "its unique geographical proximity to ports, raw material and ... Read More

Asian markets trade mostly higher in early deals on Wednesday

India, Feb. 21 -- Asian equity benchmarks are trading mostly in green in early deals on Wednesday, supported by better-than-expected manufacturing data from Japan. The gains came despite losses on Wal... Read More

Another mass grave of ISIS victims discovered in East of Afghanistan

Afghanistan, Feb. 21 -- Another mass grave of the ISIS victims has been discovered from the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local officials said. The new mass grave has been discovered... Read More

President leaves for Singapore Wednesday night

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- President Abdul Hamid leaves here for Singapore on Wednesday night for medical check-up there. A regular flight of Singapore Airlines carrying the President will take off from Hazra... Read More

Abdul Subhan Qureshi squeals: Saudi Arabia is ISI's favourite meeting point

MUMBAI, Feb. 21 -- Delhi Police Special Cell officials said on Tuesday that the alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Abdul Subhan Qureshi alias Tauqeer knew about the July 2006 serial train bombings in... Read More

Cosatu points out Naspers boss

Midrand, Feb. 21 -- Cosatu in the Western Cape has served notice on media's Koos Bekker that it is going to file a Nedlac Section 27 notice to demand he stops his "immoral conduct" by the end of this ... Read More

Alliance tables budget priorities

Midrand, Feb. 21 -- The ANC's alliance partners yesterday revealed their non-negotiable priorities for Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's budget plan to be delivered today. Cosatu and the SACP listed it... Read More

Michelle Obama 'loves' Black Panther

<img src="Michelle Obama has sent congratulations to the makers of Black Panther after a weekend that saw the superhero film rack up blockbuster box-office takings. Revised studio estimates put its U... Read More

Abdul Subhan Qureshi met IM founder in Saudi, planned group's revival in India

Mumbai, Feb. 21 -- Mumbai Indian Mujahideen (IM) - the home-grown terrorist outfit of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) - was in the process of regrouping and reviving their activities across India. Abdul Subhan ... Read More

Civilian situation in Syria's east Ghouta 'spiraling out of control,' warns UN aid official

New York, Feb. 21 -- The humanitarian situation of civilians in Syria east Ghouta is spiraling out of control, a senior United Nation aid official has warned in the wake of escalating conflict which r... Read More