As the Mahabharata epic goes, when Kurukshetra war was to take place in Dwapara Yuga, Duryodhana and Arjuna went to Lord Krishna to seek his help for the war. Duryodhana opted for the army of Yadavas and Arjuna happily accepted Lord Krishna as his share, saying that he is more than equal to the entire […]
New York, May 14 (IANS) A 55-year-old Indian-origin woman has been convicted by a jury in the US of strangling her 9-year-old stepdaughter to death in 2016 and faces life in prison at her sentencing next month.
United Nations, May 14 (IANS) The UN has voiced alarm over the spate of attacks against religious minorities in Sri Lanka since the Easter Sunday bombings and urged Colombo to ensure that the spread of prejudice and hate among groups is not tolerated.
Seoul, May 14 (IANS) North Korea on Tuesday demanded that the US should release a cargo ship seized on suspicions of violating UN sanctions, denouncing the seizure as an “outright denial” of the spirit of last year’s first summit between leader Kim Jong-un and American President Donald Trump.
Kuala Lumpur, May 14 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have deported a Thai anti-monarchy activist who was seeking asylum after fleeing persecution in her country, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.
United Nations, May 14 (IANS) The stalled Security Council reform and fighting terrorism will be priorities for the next session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the Nigerian diplomat who is expected to be its President has said.
London, May 14 (IANS) British broadcaster ITV has taken “The Jeremy Kyle Show” off air and launched a review of the long-running programme after a guest died shortly following the taping an episode.
Caracas, May 14 (IANS) A Chinese cargo plane, carrying aid for the economically-stricken Venezuela, arrived in the capital of Caracas, the country’s Ministry of Communication told CNN.
Washington, May 14 (IANS) An initial US assessment has indicated that Iran was likely to be behind the attack on two Saudi Arabian oil tankers and two other vessels damaged over the weekend off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an American official said.
Washington, May 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he will have a face-to-face meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit next month amid the latest escalation in trade tensions between the two countries.
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SATs for college admission.