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India goes all out to promote reading

India goes all out to promote reading

Today marks the World Book Day, the celebration of books and book-reading worldwide....

April 23, 2018, Monday


Kabul hit by fatal bomb blast

Kabul hit by fatal bomb blast

The death toll from a suicide attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul has risen to 52 with 112 others wounded, a spokesman of the Public Health Ministry said yesterday....

April 23, 2018, Monday


Naked man shoots 4 people dead

Naked man shoots 4 people dead

A man who was naked but for a green jacket shot and killed at least four people and wounded at least three others at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee early yesterday, authorities said....

April 23, 2018, Monday


World’s oldest person dies in Japan at 117

World’s oldest person dies in Japan at 117

The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died....

April 23, 2018, Monday


Thousands at concert sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Queen

Thousands at concert sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Queen

The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing “Happy Birthday” to the longest reigning monarch in British history....

April 23, 2018, Monday


Prosperity if all parties back Korean peace

Prosperity if all parties back Korean peace

Co-prosperity of the two Koreas would only be possible when relevant parties, including China, join in the denuclearization and the peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula, South Korean President Moon...

April 20, 2018, Friday


Nanny guilty of stabbing 2 kids to death

Nanny guilty of stabbing 2 kids to death

A NEW York nanny was found guilty on Wednesday of stabbing to death two children in her care at their luxury Manhattan apartment, in a case that drew national headlines....

April 20, 2018, Friday


New Cuban president elected

New Cuban president elected

Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected as Cuba’s new president yesterday, as the successor of Raul Castro, who concluded two consecutive five-year terms in office....

April 20, 2018, Friday


China backs possible peace treaty

China backs possible peace treaty

China yesterday voiced support for a possible peace treaty between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and South Korea at an early date....

April 20, 2018, Friday


UK aims to ban plastic waste by 2042

UK aims to ban plastic waste by 2042

Britain plans to ban the sale of plastic straws and other single use products and is pressing Commonwealth allies to also take action to tackle marine waste, the office of Prime Minister Theresa May s...

April 20, 2018, Friday




 

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