London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

London, Jun 26 The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.But...

Jun 27, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll

India, Bangladesh border guards exchange Eid greetings at Phulbari

Phulbari (West Bengal) [India], June 26 : Border guards of India and Bangladesh exchanged greetings and sweets on Eid-ul-Fitr at West Bengal's Phulbari border on Monday. Paramilitaries...

Jun 25, 2017 8:40 PM | Newsscroll

Ready to wait some more time for India to join BRI: China

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 26 China today said it is ready to wait some more time for India to shed its "misgivings" and join the Belt and Road Initiative, a pet project of Chinese President Xi...

Jun 26, 2017 6:56 PM | Newsscroll

Will baby Faf end Proteas' 119-Test streak?

Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : If Faf du Plessis misses the opening Test of the four-match series against England beginning July 6 at the Lord's, it will snap South Africa's 119-match...

Jun 25, 2017 6:08 PM | Newsscroll

Bangladesh marks Eid al-Fitr

Dhaka [Bangladesh] June 26, : People in Bangladesh celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, across the country on Monday. A Eid-ul-Fitr congregation was...

Jun 25, 2017 5:51 PM | Newsscroll

'Most homes in low-income countries don't have access to soap'

New York, Jun 26 Most families in low income countries such as Iraq and Serbia do not have access to soap, scientists including those of Indian origin have found.Researchers including those from...

Jun 26, 2017 3:33 PM | Newsscroll

In most low-income places, handwashing with soap is rare

Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : A recent research has found that most families in the low-income countries don't have soaps at their homes. The study led by University at Buffalo...

Jun 25, 2017 3:12 PM | Newsscroll

De Villiers to decide his cricketing future in August

Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : South Africa skipper AB de Villiers, who was in England for a T20 and Test series, has left the tour, saying that he would meet Cricket South Africa...

Jun 25, 2017 2:42 PM | Newsscroll

Myanmar and Thailand torch $1 billion of seized drugs

Yangon, Jun 26 Myanmar and Thailand started torching nearly USD 1 billion worth of seized narcotics today, a defiant show of force as law enforcement struggles to stem the rising flow of drugs in...

Jun 26, 2017 11:11 AM | Newsscroll

De Villiers to decide future in August

Cardiff, June 26 AB de Villiers left South Africa's tour of England saying he would decide his cricket future in August.One of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, the 33 -year-old headed home...

Jun 26, 2017 9:43 AM | Newsscroll