Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded Singapore's founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew as a "global thinker" and said India deeply valued his friendship and his support for its economic progress.
Police fired tear gas at an angry crowd fighting over food supplies in Sierra Leone today, while other residents defied a three-day national lockdown that the government hopes will accelerate the end of the Ebola epidemic.
Two suspected Pakistani smugglers, carrying 12 kg heroin worth Rs 60 crores, were shot dead by the Border Security Force or BSF on the Indo-Paki border as they were trying to sneak into the Indian territory, BSF officials said today.
The captain of the Germanwings flight, which officials say was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, shouted at the co-pilot to "open the damn door" as he made desperate attempts to return to the locked cockpit, according to a German newspaper today.
A Los Angeles commuter train struck a car that turned in front of it near the University of Southern California campus on Saturday, derailing into a major thoroughfare and injuring 21 people, two of them seriously.
Edited by Mala Das | Sunday March 29, 2015, Mewat/Udaipur
Two naval officers who died in an air crash last week were cremated today will full military honours. Lieutenant Kiran Shekhawat and Lieutenant Abhinav Nagori were on a Dornier aircraft which went down on Tuesday night off the Goa coast.
Guinea's President Alpha Conde announced on Saturday new emergency measures enabling authorities to restrict movements in western Guinea where Ebola transmission continues a year after the epidemic was declared.