World states to review implementation of Tobacco Control Convention
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World states to review implementation of Tobacco Control Convention

JAHANIAN: The fourth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP4) of the WHO Framework…

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Held-Kashmir assembly has no authority to decide State’s future: Pak delegate
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Held-Kashmir assembly has no authority to decide State’s future: Pak delegate

Pakistan reminded the international community Monday that the Constituent Assembly of Indian-occupied Kashmir has no…

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India wins UNSC non-permanent seat, alongwith S. Africa, Columbia, Germany and Portugal
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India wins UNSC non-permanent seat, alongwith S. Africa, Columbia, Germany and Portugal

UNITED NATIONS: India, South Africa, Columbia, Germany and Portugal won non-permanent membership of the UN…

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SAARC foreign ministers meet next year
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SAARC foreign ministers meet next year

KATHMANDU: The inter-summit meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation has been rescheduled…

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South Asia tops in hunger
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South Asia tops in hunger

One billion people in the world were undernourished in 2009, according to a new report.…

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Ukraine train, bus collision kills 37
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Ukraine train, bus collision kills 37

KIEV: A collision between a bus and a goods locomotive killed 37 people and injured…

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Afghan observers question election as tally starts
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Afghan observers question election as tally starts

 Afghan election observers said they had serious concerns about the legitimacy of this weekend’s parliamentary…

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Air strikes kill 14 in Afghanistan: NATO
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Air strikes kill 14 in Afghanistan: NATO

NATO said Monday that 14 insurgents were killed in air strikes called in after its…

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Strip Club Nearly Blinds Southwest Pilots At Love Field
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Strip Club Nearly Blinds Southwest Pilots At Love Field

Strip clubs and cockpits don’t mix, at least not when there’s a spinning search light…

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Facebook users ‘are insecure, narcissistic and have low self-esteem’
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Facebook users ‘are insecure, narcissistic and have low self-esteem’

Using Facebook is the online equivalent of staring at yourself in the mirror, according to…

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They Crawl, They Bite, They Baffle Scientists
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They Crawl, They Bite, They Baffle Scientists

Don’t be too quick to dismiss the common bedbug as merely a pestiferous six-legged blood-sucker.…

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Near Kandahar, the Prize Is an Empty Town
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Near Kandahar, the Prize Is an Empty Town

MEHLAJAT, Afghanistan — When the governor of Kandahar Province came to this town, freshly liberated…

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Miraculous escape for Emirates passengers
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Miraculous escape for Emirates passengers

Nedumbassery (Kerala): About 364 passengers onboard the Kochi-bound Emirates flight (EK530) from Dubai had a…

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Australia’s Gillard warns of political gridlock
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Australia’s Gillard warns of political gridlock

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Tuesday claimed her Labor Party was best placed to…

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Indonesia volcano erupts for first time in 400 years
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Indonesia volcano erupts for first time in 400 years

A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted for the first time in 400…

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