UN votes to safeguard Iraq’s cultural heritage


New York, May 29 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution to protect Iraq’s ancient treasures from damage, looting and smuggling. The resolution More...

Egypt PM receives 8,000 e-mails from citizens in 24 hours


Cairo, May 29 (IANS) The newly-created presidential e-mail of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi received 8,000 messages in 24 hours, a media report said. The presidential More...

Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Rohingyas

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Sydney, May 28 (IANS/EFE) The Dalai Lama has urged Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, to defend the ethnic Muslim minority Rohingya group against persecution More...


Gujjars call off agitation as Rajasthan agrees to quota

Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) The Gujjar community, whose members have been squatting on railway tracks and blocking road traffic in Rajasthan demanding five percent reservation in education More...

Admit heat stroke patients: Delhi government to hospitals

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday directed all city hospitals not to deny admission to people suffering from heat stroke. "The health department More...

Sania-Soares knocked out of French Open

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Paris, May 28: India's Sania Mirza and her partner Brazilian Bruno Soares crashed out of the French Open after losing More...

Tendulkar plays paintball with son Arjun

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Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) Cricket kept him away from his family for most of his career but now Sachin Tendulkar makes More...

Evanstan photo 1 Local Nepalese raise funds for quake victims

BY A STAFF WRITER EVANSTAN, IL – Even as the April 25 earthquake has left a...

Champion Saravanan Chandrababu Chandrababu wins DD Mehta trophy

BY DR NILESH MEHTA CHICAGO, IL – The clash of the carrom titans between the seven-time...

Hardik Bhatt New Illinois CIO to tap public, private sector experience

BY A STAFF WRITER CHICAGO, IL – After a multiyear journey through the private and public...

Indian-origin restaurant owners sentenced for tax evasion

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Wellington, May 28 (IANS) A new Zealand court on Thursday sentenced Indian-origin restaurant owners to eight More...

Indian students bring US, India closure: Envoy Verma

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) US Ambassador Richard R. Verma on Thursday said Indian students played an important role in helping..

India defends using coal for electricity at UN forum

United Nations, May 22 (IANS) Defending its reliance on coal-generated electricity, India has called on developed countries to own up responsibility..

US accidentally sent live anthrax to nine states, South Korea


Seoul/Washington, May 28 (IANS) The US Armed Forces accidentally sent live samples of anthrax to laboratories More...

US urges Ukraine to fight corruption amid crisis

Washington, May 28 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has called on Ukraine to implement laws to fight corruption and push..

US vows to help Iraq retake lost territories

Washington, May 26 (IANS) US Vice President Joseph Biden has pledged “full support” for Iraqi efforts to retake territories lost to..

Why lone kidney grows large when other is lost

Washington, May 28 (IANS) Scientists have given an explanation to why in case you end up with just one kidney, the..

Let your hair shine in summer

New Delhi, May 28: Cleanse and condition your hair well, use the right tools and protect it from heat, humidity and..
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Satheesh Reddy appointed scientific advisor to defence minister

New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) Eminent scientist G. Satheesh Reddy, director of the Hyderabad-based premier missile research laboratory, Research Centre Imarat,..
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