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notre dame cathedral fire under control main structure saved

Notre Dame Cathedral Fire Under Control, Main Structure Saved

The raging blaze that destroyed the roof and the spire of the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark of Notre Dame Cathedral in France has been brought under control. It took nearly 400 firefighters to control the inferno.........

golf woods wins masters to claim first major in 11 years

Golf: Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

Tiger Woods completed one of sport’s greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket. Not since the 2008 U.S. Open had Woods hoisted a major trophy and the last of his four Augusta titles came in 2005.........

islamic state plotting attacks across europe report

Islamic State plotting attacks across Europe: Report

The Islamic State terror group is plotting deadly attacks across Europe along the lines of the one carried out on a concert hall in Paris in which 130 people were killed four years ago.........

world s largest plane makes first test flight can drop satellites from space

World’s largest plane makes first test flight, can drop satellites from space

The world’s largest aeroplane a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines made its first test flight in California. It is designed to carry into space, and drop, a rocket that would, in turn, ignite to deploy satellites.........

canada removes mention of sikh extremism india fumes

Canada removes mention of Sikh extremism, India fumes

The Canadian government has bowed to domestic political compulsions and completely scrubbed all references to Sikh and Khalistani extremism in its 2018 report on terrorist threats, much to the chagrin of India.........

russia awards narendra modi its highest order pm thanks putin

Russia awards Narendra Modi its highest order, PM thanks Putin

Russia has awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi Order of St Andrew the Apostle, the highest order of the Russian Federation. PM Modi was awarded the order for "exceptional services in promoting a special & privileged strategic partnership between" Russia and India.........

israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures

The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface. The unmanned robotic lander suffered periodic engine and communications failures during the 21 minutes or so of the landing sequence.........

india concerned over threats from space pentagon defends asat test

‘India concerned over threats from space’: Pentagon defends ASAT test

India is concerned about the “threats” it faces in space, the Pentagon has said, defending the country for acquiring anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test capabilities. The test made India the fourth country in the world after the US, Russia and China to have the ASAT capabilities.........

julian assange arrested in london live updates

Julian Assange arrested in London: Live updates

The WikiLeaks founder was arrested at Ecuador's embassy in London. Assange sought refuge there in 2012 while facing sexual assault allegations in Sweden, which he denied. He has been taken into custody at a central London police station where he will remain, before being presented before Westminster Magistrates' Court.........

deeply regret jallianwala bagh massacre theresa may tells british parliament

‘Deeply regret’ Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Theresa May tells British Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May expressed regret for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre by British troops in Amritsar but stopped short of a full apology as India prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the killings. ........

standard chartered expected to pay just over usd 1 bn to resolve us uk probes

Standard Chartered expected to pay just over USD 1 bn to resolve US, UK probes

London-based Standard Chartered is expected to pay slightly more than USD 1 billion to resolve a nearly five-year-old investigation of potential US sanctions violations tied to its banking for Iran-controlled entities in Dubai, as well as a related UK probe.........

india highest recipient of remittances at 79 billion in 2018 world bank

India highest recipient of remittances at $79 billion in 2018: World Bank

India retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending a whopping $79 billion back home in 2018, the World Bank said in a report. India was followed by China (USD 67 billion), Mexico (USD 36 billion), the Philippines (USD 34 billion), and Egypt (USD 29 billion).........

uk court rejects mallya plea against extradition

UK court rejects Mallya plea against extradition

A UK High Court on Monday rejected a plea filed by Vijay Mallya against his extradition order. The Westminster Magistrates' Court had already ordered the extradition of Mallya which was accepted by the UK Home Office.........

pakistan army refuses to accept india s radar images as proof that iaf downed f 16 maintains paf shot down 2 indian jets

Pakistan army refuses to accept India's radar images as proof that IAF downed F-16, maintains PAF shot down 2 Indian jets

The Pakistan Army said India has failed to provide any evidence of downing a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet during the 27 February aerial combat over Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir, despite claiming that it has proof of the incident.........

amazon founder jeff bezos wife reach biggest divorce deal in history

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, wife reach biggest divorce deal in history

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, finalized the biggest divorce settlement in history, leaving him with 75 per cent of their stock in the tech giant and giving her nearly $36 billion in shares.........

where being gay is illegal around world

Where being gay is illegal around world

70 UN member states still criminalize same-sex relations between two consenting adults, the report said. In 26 countries of those countries, the penalty varies from 10 years in prison to life.........

ethiopian airlines pilots followed expected procedures before crash

Ethiopian Airlines pilots 'followed expected procedures before crash'

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 experienced “repetitive uncommanded aircraft nose-down conditions” before its crash. Reports described symptoms that appear similar to the Lion Air accident in October -- which also involved a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet.........

not seeking independence for tibet reiterates dalai lama

Not seeking independence for Tibet, reiterates Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama reiterated that he is not seeking independence for Tibet, but would prefer a "reunion" with China under mutually acceptable terms.........

pm modi conferred with uae s highest award for role in strengthening bilateral relations

PM Modi Conferred With UAE’s Highest Award For Role in Strengthening Bilateral Relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with United Arab Emirate’s highest award, the Zayed Medal, which is given to heads of states, presidents and kings. The award is a marker of the country's appreciation for the role Modi has played in furthering bilateral relations between India and UAE.........

india is one of the highest taxing nations in the world trump

India is one of the highest taxing nations in the world: Trump

India is one of the highest taxing nations in the world, US President Donald Trump has alleged as he again slammed the country for imposing 100 per cent tariffs on American products, including the iconic Harley-Davidson motorcycles.........