Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS) Russia and the US have not scheduled any direct contacts for the beginning of 2019 so far, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday searched 14 locations in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, including the residence of a woman IAS officer, a Samajwadi Party leader and a BSP leader, in connection with its investigation into a case of illegal sand mining, with sources saying the role of former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who held the portfolio of mining, will also be probed.
Barcelona, Jan 5 (IANS) Three people died and another 16 were injured after a fire broke out at a 10-storey residential building in the Spanish region of Catalonia, emergency services said on Saturday.
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madurai on January 27 to lay the foundation stone for an AIIMS hospital, BJP Tamil Nadu unit President Tamilisai Soundararajan announced on Saturday.
London, Jan 5 (IANS) British airports are boosting their counterdrone efforts after severe disruption during the holiday period, marking the first concrete sign that the three days of flight mayhem last month could be a catalyst for spending on systems to thwart the malicious use of unmanned aircraft.
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Even as Apple Inc.’s shares fell after it lowered its revenue estimate for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, President Donald Trump has said he is not bothered about the tech giant’s concerns, the media reported.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Inaugurating the 27th edition of New Delhi World Book Fair on Saturday, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed joy on the increasing popularity of books in India, and maintained that all opinions should be represented and respected in literature.
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) In a significant victory for the investigating agencies, a Mumbai Special Court on Saturday declared absconder liquor baron Vijay Mallya a ‘fugitive’ under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the central government is giving importance on increasing connectivity across the country, as he launched projects worth over Rs 4,500 crore in Odisha’s Baripada district.
Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) The bullet-ridden bodies of two Rohingya men were found on Saturday near a refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, the police said.