Pentagon funded Afghan units accused of rights abuses: report

Washingtn, Jan 24 The US military funded Afghan police and security units even though American officials knew members were implicated in gross human rights violations, according to a watchdog report...

Jan 24, 2018 5:14 AM | Newsscroll

Trump will be 'best salesperson' for US economy at Davos: WH

Washington, Jan 24 US President Donald Trump is aiming to be the "best salesperson" for American economic interests when he goes to Davos later this week, the White House said today.Trump is set to...

Jan 24, 2018 5:11 AM | Newsscroll

US Senate confirms Jerome Powell as next Fed chairman

Washington, Jan 24 (AFP The US Senate today confirmed former investment banker Jerome Powell as head of the Federal Reserve, putting President Donald Trump's pick in a role of enormous influence over...

Jan 24, 2018 5:09 AM | Newsscroll

More than a thousand protest against Trump in Switzerland

Zurich, Jan 24 More than a thousand people protested in central Zurich today against the planned arrival of US President Donald Trump in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF).Trump is due...

Jan 24, 2018 5:09 AM | Newsscroll

PM Modi returns to Delhi post WEF

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Palam airport here, early Wednesday morning, after attending the plenary session of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF)...

Jan 24, 2018 4:50 AM | Newsscroll

Shah Rukh feels inspired by PM Modi's speech

Davos [Switzerland], Jan 24 : Global icon Shah Rukh Khan said that he felt inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the World Economic Forum, here in Davos. "Our PM said 'Hum...

Jan 24, 2018 4:50 AM | Newsscroll

Trump lagging behind in 2020 elections: Survey

Washington D.C [USA], Jan 24 : The United States President Donald Trump had expressed interest in running for a second term in the 2020 presidential elections. However, in a survey...

Jan 24, 2018 4:50 AM | Newsscroll

2 Indians plead guilty to smuggling phony cigarettes into US

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jan 24 Two Indians and an Indian-based company today pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United States.Federal prosecutors said the...

Jan 24, 2018 4:58 AM | Newsscroll

Ram Madhav counters Rahul's tweet post PM's WEF speech

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Ram Madhav responded to Congress President Rahul Gandhi's dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the unequal...

Jan 24, 2018 3:59 AM | Newsscroll

Canada forms new trade agreement sans US

Ottawa [Canada], Jan 24 : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada and 10 other countries would form a new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific...

Jan 24, 2018 3:59 AM | Newsscroll

150 evacuated in Italy after avalanche, snow blankets Alps

Milan, Jan 24 Four helicopters evacuated 150 people trapped in a four-star Italy hotel and other remote structures today after an avalanche, authorities said as heavy snow caused disruption across...

Jan 24, 2018 3:37 AM | Newsscroll

Padmaavat: 16 arrested for vandalising Ahmedabad mall

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 : At least 16 people have been arrested by the police from Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Tuesday, after a frenzied mob went on a rampage outside Himalaya Mall in the city to...

Jan 24, 2018 2:52 AM | Newsscroll

Snapchat will now allow users to share 'Stories' outside the app

New York [USA], Jan 24 : Image messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat on Wednesday announced that the platform will now let its userbase to share some public 'Stories' via...

Jan 24, 2018 2:52 AM | Newsscroll

2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school firing

Kentucky [USA], Jan 24 : A 15-year-old student opened fire in Kentucky's Marshall County High School, killing two of his classmates and injuring 17 more, in yet another case of a school...

Jan 24, 2018 2:52 AM | Newsscroll

Turkey in deadly Kurdish militia clashes as US sounds alarm

Hassa (Turkey), Jan 24 The Turkish army today clashed with Kurdish militia in Syria in an operation that has already left three of its soldiers dead, as the United States voiced alarm that the...

Jan 24, 2018 2:59 AM | Newsscroll