Top Stories

3 astronauts to blast off for space station on March 21 (13:54)
Washington, March 18 (IANS) A Soyuz capsule carrying two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut is set to blast off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a two-day trip to the International Space Station on March 21.

President releases commemorative coins on Nabakalebar festival (13:06) IANS Photo Service
Puri (Odisha), March 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind released Rs 1,000 and Rs 10 commemorative coins on the occasion of Nabakalebar festival at a function here on Sunday.

Data breach claims false: Facebook (12:54) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, March 18 (IANS) After suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), along with its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, for violating its policies and commitments, Facebook has denied any data breach as claimed by some media reports.

Four dead in Manila casino fire (12:22)
Manila, March 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 14 others injured as a fire swept through a casino in a Manila hotel on Sunday morning, the authorities said.

Voting underway in Russia's presidential election (Third Lead) (12:14) IANS Photo Service
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Voting was underway for Russia's presidential election on Sunday, in which over 100 million citizens will choose the country's leader for the next six years.

Stay in shape to cut heart disease risk (12:08)
London, March 18 (IANS) If you thought it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, think again! A new study of nearly 300,000 people has found that unhealthy weight gain can raise risk of heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Bodies of 6 victims of Miami bridge collapse recovered (12:02) IANS Photo Service
Miami, March 18 (IANS) The remains of the six victims who were killed when a pedestrian bridge near the Florida International University here collapsed last week, have been recovered from the rubble, according to authorities.

One killed in Afghanistan school blast (11:50)
Kabul, March 18 (IANS) A child has been killed and 16 others wounded following a blast in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, police said on Sunday.

Li Keqiang re-elected as China's Prime Minister (Lead) (11:08)
By Gaurav Sharma IANS Photo Service
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday was re-elected for his second five-year term at the ongoing parliament session.

Urological cancer linked to increased risk of suicide (11:04)
London, March 18 (IANS) Patients with urological cancer such as prostate, bladder or kidney cancer are five times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, new research has found.

Sri Lankan President lifts nation-wide Emergency (10:50) IANS Photo Service
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday signed a gazette notification to lift a nation-wide state of emergency which was imposed on March 6 following communal riots in Kandy district.

Li Keqiang re-elected PM of China (10:36) IANS Photo Service
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) Li Keqiang, the Prime Minister of China was re-elected on Sunday by the National People's Congress (NPC).

US, N.Korean representatives to meet in Finland unofficially (09:18)
Helsinki, March 18 (IANS) Representatives from the US and North Korea will hold unofficial talks here on Sunday, Finnish media reports said.

30,000 civilians evacuate Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Report (08:28) IANS Photo Service
Damascus, March 18 (IANS) Some 30,000 civilians have evacuated Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area on the outskirts of capital Damascus, according to a local media report.

EU now in critical phase, says Merkel (08:02) IANS Photo Service
Berlin, March 18 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union (EU) is now in a critical phase and Germany wanted to address major European issues quickly together with France.

African envoys hail free trade area for boosting trade (07:52)
Kigali, March 18 (IANS) African ambassadors to the African Union (AU) have stressed on the importance of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to intra-African trade on the sidelines of an ongoing AU extraordinary summit.

Russia goes to polls in presidential election (Second Lead) (07:42) IANS Photo Service
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Russians began voting on Sunday in the presidential election in which incumbent President Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in office.

Rally in Athens against racism, fascism (07:24)
Athens, March 18 (IANS) Greek citizens, migrants and refugees took to the streets of Athens to protest against racism and fascism ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination which is commemorated annually on March 21.

Six killed in road accident in Morocco (07:04)
Rabat, March 18 (IANS) At least six persons have been killed in a road accident near Moroccan city of Agadir, officials said.

Voting begins for Russian presidential election (Lead) (05:08) IANS Photo Service
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Russians residing in the country's easternmost regions of Kamchatka and Chukotka began casting votes on Sunday to elect the next Russian president.

Zimbabwe, South Africa pledge to deepen ties (04:22)
Harare, March 18 (IANS) Zimbabwe and South Africa have pledged to deepen cooperation particularly in the economic field.

Voting begins for Russian presidential election (02:56) IANS Photo Service
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Russians residing in the country's easternmost regions of Kamchatka and Chukotka began casting votes on Sunday to elect the next Russian president.

English Tourism Week launched to attract visitors (02:06)
London, March 18 (IANS) A week devoted to travelling and exploring England has kicked-off on Saturday with the start of English Tourism Week.

Spy poisoning: May says state-sponsored attacks unacceptable (22:40) IANS Photo Service
London, March 17 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday once again blamed Russia for its alleged role in a nerve agent attack against a former spy in England, warning that any state-sponsored attack on British soil would be met with consequences.

15 die as boat capsizes off Greece (19:34)
Athens, March 17 (IANS) At least 15 people, including five children, drowned on Saturday after a boat carrying refugees and migrants from Turkey to Greece sank off the coast of Agathonissi island in the Aegean Sea, the Greek Coast Guard said.

IANS Photo
IANS Video
RAID | Amazing Public REACTION

Gauhar Khan CRIES at her Cloth...

Alia Bhatts Bday Bash has Neet...

Irrfan Khan REVEALS - Diagnose...

Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi co...

SEXY Jacqueline recreates Madh...

CELEBS THUMBS UP to Rani Mukh...

Ajay Devgn RAID | Celebs REVIE...

Andhra Pradesh's TDP exits NDA

Vaani Kapoor turns as BOND gir...

Subscribe To