Russia seeking to undermine US reputation in Afghan, S. Asia

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 26 Russia is seeking to undermine American reputation in Afghanistan and South Asia region, a senior US official has said after Moscow termed President Donald Trump's...

Aug 26, 2017 11:51 AM | Newsscroll

Stalingrad History a constant presence for World Cup workers

Volgograd (Russia), Aug 26 Sergei Kamin knows exactly what to do if his workers find a bomb from the Battle of Stalingrad."The first procedure is surprise. The second procedure is fear," he...

Aug 26, 2017 11:15 AM | Newsscroll

NATO chief demands Russian 'transparency' on war games

Warsaw, Aug 25 NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today urged the Kremlin to comply with rules on transparency as Russia geared up for huge military exercises along the alliance's eastern flank...

Aug 25, 2017 8:06 PM | Newsscroll

Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers

Moscow, Aug 25 A bus carrying construction workers drove off a pier in southern Russia today, killing at least 17 people, officials said.The bus was carrying workers who were building a pier for an...

Aug 25, 2017 6:13 PM | Newsscroll

14 die in Russia as bus plunges into sea

Moscow, Aug 25 At least 14 people died in southern Russia early today after a bus carrying construction workers veered off a pier and plunged into the Black Sea, officials said.The bus was carrying...

Aug 25, 2017 3:18 PM | Newsscroll

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Abhay Deol to be honoured at SAIFF

(Eds: Updating with more details)By Gurdip SinghSingapore, Aug 25 Actors Shabana Azmi and Abhay Deol and veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar will be honoured at the Singapore South Asian International...

Aug 25, 2017 3:09 PM | Newsscroll

12 die in Russia as bus plunges into sea: report

Moscow, Aug 25 At least 12 people died in southern Russia early today after a bus carrying construction workers veered off a road and plunged into the Black Sea, Russian news agency reported."The...

Aug 25, 2017 12:51 PM | Newsscroll

South Asian films to screen at Singapore Film Festival 

By Gurdip SinghSingapore, Aug 25 Feature and short films from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh will be screened during the inaugural Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.The...

Aug 25, 2017 9:50 AM | Newsscroll

Ukraine a 'field' for Pentagon's biological tests: Hacker group CyberBerkut

Moscow [Russia], August 25 : A Ukrainian hacker group CyberBerkut has said that a network of biological labs is running covert experiments in Ukraine under the United States control and the...

Aug 24, 2017 10:53 AM | Newsscroll

Upcoming Russia, India military exercise not linked to Dokalam

standoff: RussiaNew Delhi, Aug 24 Russia today said its upcoming mega military exercise with India has nothing to do with the Dokalam standoff between New Delhi and Beijing."The Russian Federation...

Aug 24, 2017 11:05 PM | Newsscroll