Lourenco to take power in Angola as MPLA wins election

Luanda, Aug 25 Angola's ruling MPLA won this week's election, a poll official has announced, with party candidate Joao Lourenco now set to succeed President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos who has ruled for...

Aug 25, 2017 10:39 AM | Newsscroll

Death toll rises to 16 as typhoon Hato hit Macau, Hong Kong

(Eds: Updating toll, adding fresh inputs)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 24 Typhoon Hato, the strongest to hit southern China in 53 years, left a trail of death and destruction in the region with Macau...

Aug 24, 2017 4:47 PM | Newsscroll

Death toll rises to 12 as typhoon Hato hit Macau, Hong Kong

(Eds: Updating toll, adding fresh inputs)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 24 Typhoon Hato, the strongest to hit southern China in 53 years, left a trail of death and destruction in the region with Macau...

Aug 24, 2017 11:24 AM | Newsscroll

Rooney calls time on England despite recall

London, Aug 23 England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced today he is retiring from international football with immediate effect after manager Gareth Southgate tried to recall him to the...

Aug 23, 2017 9:58 PM | Newsscroll

Angolans vote as Dos Santos ends 38-year rule

Luanda, Aug 23 Angolans cast their ballots today in an election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos's 38-year reign, with his MPLA party set to retain power despite an economic...

Aug 23, 2017 1:41 PM | Newsscroll

Court to announce sentence in 1993 blasts case on Sep 7Mumbai, Aug 10 The special TADA court here would announce the quantum of sentence of five convicts, including extradited gangster Abu Salem, in...

Aug 22, 2017 8:53 PM | Newsscroll

Will tap feasibility of India-Lisbon flights: Diplomat to Goa

ministerPanaji, Aug 22 Indian Ambassador to Portugal Nandini Singla today said she would initiate talks with Air India to explore the feasibility of direct flights from Lisbon to India.The diplomat...

Aug 22, 2017 7:30 PM | Newsscroll

Becker named German federation 'head of tennis'

Berlin, Aug 22 Six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker will be named as the German Tennis Federation's (DTB) first 'head of tennis', according to AFP subsidiary SID.The 49-year-old was declared...

Aug 22, 2017 9:47 AM | Newsscroll

Pilot dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes

Lisbon, Aug 20 A helicopter fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed, killing the pilot, the civil protection agency said."The helicopter was attacking the fire at Cabril when it...

Aug 20, 2017 11:51 PM | Newsscroll

Aurobindo to widen US portfolio, enter new mkts in Europe

New Delhi, Aug 20 Aurobindo Pharma has said it would broaden product portfolio in the US while entering new markets in Europe as part of its growth strategy over the next 3-4 years.In the US, it...

Aug 20, 2017 12:26 PM | Newsscroll