Germanwings crash: Lufthansa offers financial assistance to families

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Berlin, March 28 (IANS) Lufthansa, the parent company of Germanwings, said it is offering financial assistance of 50,000 euros ($54,400) to the relatives of the victims aboard More...

Obama honours two South Asian science, math mentors

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Washington, March 28 (IANS) An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential More...

Iran, P5+1 “not close to agreement”: Iran

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Tehran, March 28 (IANS) Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers are not close to an agreement in a run for an immediate deadline by the end of March, Iran’s Foreign Minister, More...

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Three policemen killed in Manipur militant attack

Aizawl, March 28 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and two others wounded when terrorists belonging to the Manipur based Hmar People’s Convention-Democracy (HPC-D) attacked More...

President condoles the demise of P.R. Kyndiah

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the demise of Congress leader P.R.Kyndiah, saying that the country has lost an eminent personality.   "I More...

Hussey heaps praise on retiring skipper Clarke

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Melbourne, March 28 : Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey on Saturday lauded retiring skipper Michael Clarke’s More...

Prashanth bags tennis title

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Chennai, March 28 : Vijay Shankar Prashanth lived up to his higher ranking by defeating Russia's Ivan Gakhov More...

Shreyas Agnihotri Indian student wins President’s award for voluntary work

PARSIPPANY, NJ — Parsippany resident Shreyas Agnihotri, a sophomore at the Academy for Mathematics, Science and...

Dr Rupa Iyer Rupa Iyer chosen for Fulbright specialist roster

HOUSTON, TX — Indian American Dr. Rupa Iyer, a professor at the University of Houston, has...

2 white officers photo Ferguson on boil again after white cops were shot

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Simmering tensions returned to the small Missouri town of Ferguson amid a massive...

Atul Keshap named US envoy to Sri Lanka, Maldives

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Washington, March 27 (IANS) After Richard Rahul Verma, who is the US ambassador to India, yet another Indian More...

FBI to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, Arabs

Washington, March 26 (IANS) Six US lawmakers along with leading advocacy groups have welcomed the inclusion of Sikh, Hindu, and Arab..

Indian foreign secretary to visit Nepal in April

Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar is scheduled to arrive in Nepal on April 2 on a three-day..

Venezuelan president ready for dialogue with US

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Caracas, March 27 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said Venezuela is ready to initiate dialogue More...

Obama touts success of healthcare reform despite partisan division

Washington, March 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has claimed the health-care law which took effects five years ago worked “better..

US imposes sanctions on Russian terror group leader

Washington, March 26 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on a Russian national for leading a terror group in the North..
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Micropacemaker to treat foetus with heart block

New York, March 28: In a first, researchers have designed a fully implantable micropacemaker for use in a foetus with complete..
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Hookah as harmful as cigarette

Toronto, March 27: That hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the..
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India launches its fourth navigation satellite

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), March 28 (IANS) India on Saturday successfully put into orbit its fourth navigation satellite with its own rocket..
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