Amman, May 20 (IANS/AKI) Three Syrian refugees, including a 10-year-old boy, have died in Jordan, the country's official Petra news agency said Monday. Two Syrians died from injuries they sustained while fleeing the civil war in their country, while the young boy died of an illness at the Al-Zaatari refugee camp
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A delectable ensemble of Mughlai dishes was on the lunch menu for visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Hyderabad House here Monday. The lunch was hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the visiting dignitary after the signing of agreements and their media statements
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Two special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were killed during a hostage rescue training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach. Christopher Lorek, 41, and Stephen Shaw, 40, were assigned to the FBI's Critical Incident Response Group, CNN reported
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Chinese "state-sponsored" hackers have renewed attacks on the US, after a unit of the Chinese army was named in February as the source of many cyber attacks on US companies, a media report said.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ahead of US Secretary State John Kerry's June visit for the India-United States Strategic Dialogue, a senior American diplomat is travelling to New Delhi this week to exchange notes on the preparations. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, who will be in New Delhi May 24-25, will meet External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and other Indian officials, according to a state department statement
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The first-ever expedition of the NCC to Mount Everest created history when its two teams scaled the world's highest peak May 19 and 20, an official said Monday. The first team was led by Subedar Jagat Singh, a non-commissioned officer (NCO), and five cadets from the National Cadet Corps (NCC).
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Peace on the border is the foundation of bilateral ties with China and special representatives of both countries will look into the recent border intrusion by Chinese troops, India's envoy to China said Monday. India's Ambassador to China S. Jaishankar told media persons here that Chinese premier Li Keqiang's visit to the country was significant, substantive and productive
Seoul, May 20 (IANS) North Korea Monday fired two more short-range missiles, a day after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the regime to return to talks on its controversial nuclear programme. "North Korea fired one KN-02 short-range missile between 11 a.m. and 12 noon and a second one between 4 p.m.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Commuters here faced difficulties Monday morning as traffic restrictions were placed in and around central Delhi and in parts of south Delhi due to the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday hoped that incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani "can at least be expected to try and work together". Nawaz Sharif, who is all set to become the prime minister for the third time, had a long meeting in Lahore with General Kayani