Budget is against poor, favours corporates: Chidambaram


New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday slammed the Union budget saying it was against the poor, had "cruel cuts" in allocations More...

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Sierra Leone’s vice president on self-imposed quarantine for Ebola


Freetown, March 1 (IANS) Sierra Leone’s Vice President Alhaji Samsumana is on self-imposed quarantine following the death of one of his close bodyguards, Deputy Minister More...

N-talks at crucial stage: Iran

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Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the nuclear talks with the six world powers has entered a crucial stage. Zarif made More...

IS to release 29 Assyrian Christians abducted in Syria


Damascus, March 1 (IANS) Islamic State (IS) has decided to release 29 Assyrian Christians, who were part of over 200 members of the community kidnapped by the radical group More...


Bengal hospitals refusing swine flu patients: NGO tells Mamata

Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) NGO People for Better Treatment (PBT) has termed as "unlawful" the refusal to treat swine flu patients by certain hospitals in West Bengal, and More...

Nothing for poor, common people in budget: Nitish

Patna, Feb 28 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said there was nothing specific for poor and common people in the budget presented by union finance minister More...

Bolt starts season with relay win

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Kingston, March 1: Jamaica's star sprinter Usain Bolt made a surprise season debut as he ran the anchor leg in More...

Root’s 121 powers England to 309/6 against Sri Lanka


Wellington, March 1: England rode on Joe Root's 121 to score 309/6 against Sri Lanka in a World Cup Pool More...

Mohammed Abdullah Saleem Islamic Education center head accused of sexual abuse

BY A STAFF WRITER ELGIN, IL — The president of the Institute of Islamic Education in...

AAP supporters gathered in Chicago to hail the party's landslide victory in Delhi polls Chicago unit celebrates AAP win

BY A STAFF WRITER CHICAGO , IL – The Chicago/Illinois Chapter of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)...

ELECTION PHOTO Jewish Chicago and Chicago Tribune Endorse Shajan Kuriakose’s Bid for 50th Ward Alderman”

BY A STAFF WRITER CHICAGO, IL – Municipal elections in the City of Chicago are taking...

Visa on arrival now for 150 countries

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New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India will provide visa on arrival (VoA) to people from 150 countries, a sharp rise More...

Indian-origin lawyer appointed judicial commissioner in Singapore

Singapore, Feb 28 (IANS) An Indian-origin senior counsel has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of the Singapore High Court, a..

Arrest made in death of Indian student in Canada

Toronto, Feb 26 (IANS) Police in Canada have arrested an Indo-Canadian man on charges of manslaughter in connection with the death..

US denounces killing of Bangladeshi-American writer


Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The US on Friday slammed the killing of a Bangladeshi-American writer, offering help More...

US backs proposal to consider Internet a public service

Washington, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The US Federal Communications Commission Thursday approved the proposal to make Internet a public utility, a decision..

US, India united against Iran’s nuclear programme: US envoy

Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The United States and India are united in opposing Iran’s nuclear programme, US Ambassador to India Richard..

Have fish, soak up some sun for healthy brain

New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Eating enough sea fish and outdoor activities affect the levels of brain chemical serotonin that plays..

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a biological illness: Study

New York, Feb 28 (IANS) Researchers have found evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a result of immunological dysfunction, meaning..

Budget is against poor, favours corporates: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday slammed the Union budget saying..