Indian Navy bans smartphones, social media on bases, ships

New Delhi, Dec. 30 -- After the recent arrest of seven navy personnel for allegedly leaking sensitive information to an espionage racket with links to Pakistan, the Indian Navy has issued direction to... Read More

Indian-Americans stage more anti-CAA protests

Washington, Dec. 30 -- For the third time in nine days, Indian-Americans protested against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act outside the Embassy of India here, alleging that the new law was ... Read More

Youth greatest source of hope, says Guterres in NY message

United Nations, Dec. 30 -- Amidst turmoil, the worlds young people are its greatest source of hope, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in his New Year's message for 2020. "We enter 2020 with ... Read More

Saudi man sentenced to death for attacking theatre actors

Riyadh, Dec. 30 -- A Saudi Arabia court sentenced a man to death for attacking a Spanish theatre group while performing in Riyadh, according to state-run media. Saudi Arabia's Penal Court handed anot... Read More

No election unless Palestinians vote in East Jerusalem: Prez

Ramallah, Dec. 30 -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has insisted that there would be no general election unless Israel allows Palestinians to vote in East Jerusalem. Abbas made the remarks durin... Read More

Robbie Williams met wife after sleeping with drug dealer

London, Dec. 30 -- British pop star Robbie Williams says he met his wife and actress Ayda Field after sleeping with his drug dealer. Williams, 45, opened up about his relationship with Field, 40, in ... Read More

Meghan Trainor: I'm super in love

Los Angeles, Dec. 30 -- Singer Meghan Trainor says she feels "super in love" with her husband Daryl Sabara. She got married to Sabara on December 22, 2018 -- which was also her 25th birthday. "It's ... Read More

Anti-government protests cripple oil field in Iraq

Baghdad, Dec. 30 -- Iraqi anti-government protesters forced the shutdown of a southern oil field on Sunday. Demonstrations blocked roads leading to facilities amid unrest that has gripped the country... Read More

Pakistan claims OIC to hold 'special meet' on Kashmir

New Delhi, Dec. 29 -- Even as Pakistan is trumpeting that it has secured a diplomatic win by prevailing on Saudi Arabia to hold a special session on Kashmir at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation ... Read More

Comments on Kaneria taken completely out of context: Akhtar

Lahore, Dec. 29 -- Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has clarified his statement regarding Danish Kaneria, saying his allegation that many did not want the former leg-spinner to be part of the Pakis... Read More