Latest stories

School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan

Dec 4 2014, 3:38am CST

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:38am CST
 
 

Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship

Dec 4 2014, 3:36am CST

Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:36am CST
 
 

Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant

Dec 4 2014, 3:34am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:34am CST
 
 

Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words

Dec 4 2014, 3:32am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:32am CST
 
 

Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'

Dec 4 2014, 3:30am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:30am CST
 
 

PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia

Dec 4 2014, 3:24am CST

Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:24am CST
 
 

18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Dec 4 2014, 3:22am CST

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:22am CST
 
 

Colombia, FARC to resume peace talks

Dec 4 2014, 3:10am CST

Havana, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group have said that the next round of peace talks will held here Dec 10-17. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:10am CST
 
 

Pakistan names new CEC

Dec 4 2014, 3:06am CST

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary committee Thursday named Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan as the country's new chief election commissioner (CEC). Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:06am CST
 
 

British town drops 'narrow' pavements designed to stop romantic walks

Dec 4 2014, 3:04am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) An English town where romance was banned because it upset an 18th century wealthy spinster is finally planning to welcome cupid onto its streets. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:04am CST
 
 

Read More

Latest from the Network

Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Insects compete with rats to clear garbage
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Scientists sampled arthropods - such as...
Read more on Business Balla
 
School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Police officials said the armed men opened fire at the vehicle of Zahid Ali,...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. This increased the toll to 16, including six South Koreans and 10...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Lydia Cawson, 29, said that she and her girlfriend were asked by a staff...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long slowdown in...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
Read more on Business Balla
 
PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
Read more on Politics Balla