updated 4:42 PM GMT, May 4, 2015

6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand

An earthquake measuring six on the Richter scale hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday.

According to GeoNet, the island country's earthquake monitoring agency, the tremor centred 30 km north-west o

  • Wellington:IANS
  • Category: More News

Nagaland: 8 troopers killed in encounter

An encounter between personnel of the Assam Rifle s and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) militants has left eight troopers dead.

The encounter took place in the Mon district of Nagala

  • Nagaland:ANI
  • Category: More News

Mumbai policeman, shot by junior, dies

The head of Vakola police station who was shot at and critically injured by his junior on Saturday night, succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, an official here said.

Vilas Joshi, 53, the senior inspec

  • Mumbai: IANS
  • Category: More News

Pakistan stops channels from airing hate speeches

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator Authority (Pemra) has stopped broadcast media from airing hate speeches or any any similiar material that may harm national interest, media reported on Saturday

  • Islamabad: IANS
  • Category: More News

Your credit cards may make you depressed

If you have too many credit cards and overdue bills, you could be at increased risk of depression, as a new study suggests that short-term household debt increases depressive symptoms.

The findings ma

  • Washington:IANS
  • Category: More News

Nepal quake: Woman rescued alive after 128 hours

A woman was rescued alive from rubbles of a collapsed building after 128 hours in Nepal, which has been hit by a massive earthquake on April 25, a media report said.

Krishna Devi Khadka, 24, was rescu

  • Kathmandu:IANS
  • Category: More News

US panel on religious freedom slams BJP

A new US report has slammed politicians linked to India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for making derogatory comments against religious minority communities, but praised Prime Minister Narendra

  • Washington: IANS
  • Category: More News

Charlie Hebdo artist not to draw Mohammad cartoons

A cartoonist who designed the front page of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, said he will no longer draw the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), media reported on Thursday.

The magazine's office in Par

  • London: IANS
  • Category: More News

Child rapist, murderer executed in Pakistan

A prisoner convicted of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Pakistan was hanged to death on Wednesday morning, media reported.

Abdul Ghafoor was executed after President Mamnoon Hussain rejec

  • Islamabad:IANS
  • Category: More News

Nepal's death toll soars to 3,815

The death toll from the 7.9-magnitude temblor that struck Nepal was on Monday placed at 3,815, with Kathmandu accounting for nearly 1,000 deaths.

The home ministry said in a statement that another 6,5

  • Kathmandu: IANS
  • Category: More News