Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

Singapore, Aug 21 The US Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an...

Aug 22, 2017 1:49 AM | Newsscroll

Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

Singapore, Apr 21 The US Navy ordered a broad investigation today into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet as vessels from several nations searched Southeast Asian waters...

Aug 21, 2017 9:01 PM | Newsscroll

US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

Seoul, Aug 21 South Korea and the United States began annual war games today, US Forces Korea said, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region.Tens of...

Aug 21, 2017 8:54 AM | Newsscroll

'US reached decision on Afghan strategy after rigorous debate'

Amman, Aug 20 US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis confirmed today that the Trump administration had decided on a new strategy for Afghanistan after "rigorous" debate, but said President Donald Trump...

Aug 20, 2017 7:46 PM | Newsscroll

Palakkad collector transferred; routine exercise says CM    

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 The Palakkad collector, whose orders were defied by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat by hoisting the national flag at an aided school, has been transferred with the chief minister...

Aug 17, 2017 4:09 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi-led coalition agrees to allow fuel for UN aid planes

United Nations, Aug 7 The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen will lift hurdles hampering deliveries of jet fuel for UN planes bringing humanitarian aid to the rebel-held capital Sanaa, the UN...

Aug 08, 2017 12:16 AM | Newsscroll

Britain lifts laptop ban on flights from Jordan

Amman, Aug 4 Britain today lifted a ban on personal electronic devices for flights from Amman's Queen Alia International Airport to the United Kingdom, the national carrier Royal Jordanian...

Aug 04, 2017 7:25 PM | Newsscroll

HC notice to TN govt on appointment of archakas in temples

Chennai, Aug 3 : The Madras High Court today issued notice to state Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowment Department on a petition seeking for a direction to evolve a scheme to appoint trained...

Aug 03, 2017 9:31 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi coalition blocks fuel for UN aid planes to Yemen

United Nations, Aug 1 The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen is obstructing deliveries of jet fuel to UN planes bringing desperately-needed humanitarian aid to the rebel-held capital Sanaa, a UN...

Aug 02, 2017 1:06 AM | Newsscroll

Jordan scraps controversial rape law

Amman, Aug 1 Jordan's parliament today scrapped a controversial article in the penal code that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim."Lawmakers agreed to remove the...

Aug 01, 2017 6:08 PM | Newsscroll