The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:49:53 +0530 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:19:56 +0530 World World to Face Acute Food Shortage by 2050: US Expert Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:19:53 +0530 Flooded Chinese Mine's Toll Rises to 19 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:12:02 +0530 France, Germany Discuss Situation in Ukraine Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:10:19 +0530 Robotic Submarine Launches 5th Mission to Locate Missing Plane Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:07:54 +0530 6 Killed, 9 Missing in Avalanche on Everest An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine missing, officials said. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:05:01 +0530 NASA Discovers First Earth-sized Planet in Habitable Zone In search for life on other planets, NASA astronomers have detected an earth-like planet orbiting the habitable zone of a cool star. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:35:34 +0530 India, US Poised on More Collaborative Path: Envoy India and the United States are today positioned to embark on a more closely collaborative path with growth in India providing it new impetus, according to Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:00:34 +0530 Bill Clinton Jokes with Spacey at Benefit Concert Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:22:46 +0530 Transcript Shows Ferry Captain Delayed Evacuation Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:07:00 +0530 Avalanche Sweeps Everest; 4-5 Believed Buried About five climbers are feared buried by an avalanche that swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday and hit a route used to ascent the world's highest peak, officials said. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:48:40 +0530 Sub Scours Ocean for Missing Malaysian Jet A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data from the sub's previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:44:15 +0530 Anger and Dismay at Stalled Guantanamo 9/11 Trial Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:41:33 +0530 Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87 Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:49:16 +0530 Snowden Makes Surprise Appearance During Putin Interview Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:50:11 +0530 Dog in US gets Called for Jury Duty! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:39:42 +0530 LTTE's Global Fronts Running Anti-Lanka Propaganda: Gotabhaya Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:58:51 +0530 Putin Hopes no Need to Send Troops into Ukraine Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:46:03 +0530 Classmates Celebrating 60th Birthday among Missing Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:18:36 +0530 Your Nose can be a Path-finder Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:41:47 +0530 Nigeria: Fate of More Than 100 Abducted Girls Unknown Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:40:02 +0530 Putin says Ukraine Risks Abyss, Dialogue only Solution Russian President Vladimir Putin today accused Ukraine's new authorities of driving the country towards the abyss but said that dialogue was the only way out of the intensifying crisis. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:31:54 +0530 Heartbreaking Texts from Students on Sinking S. Korea Ferry Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry added extra emotional weight today to a tragedy that has stunned the entire nation. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:18:49 +0530 18 Taliban Killed in Army Operations Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:14:24 +0530 Obama Warns Russia Over Ukraine US President Barack Obama once again warned Russia against further destabilizing Ukraine. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:09:05 +0530 How to Look Good after a Long Haul Flight Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:41:34 +0530 Ukraine: 3 Killed After Black Sea Base Attack Three pro-Russian militants died and 13  were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior minister said. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:52:34 +0530 US Hopes Progress in Indo-Pak Trade Ties after LS Elections The US has said it heard "some positive murmurings" in India and Pakistan that there will be progress in Indo-Pak trade ties after the Lok Sabha elections, saying there is no reason why bilateral trade cannot quadruple in a few years' time to USD 10 billion. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:22:23 +0530 Malaysia's Top Ethnic-Indian Lawyer Dies in Car Accident Malaysia's veteran ethnic-Indian lawyer and lawmaker Karpal Singh, who defended opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trial, was killed today in a road accident. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:05 +0530 Monitoring Gay Rights Situation in India: US As part of its objective to ensure that rights of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and transgenders are protected across the world, the United State is monitoring the situation of LGBT in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official has said. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:53:09 +0530 Man Executed for Killing 3 Members of Texas Family A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:45:41 +0530 Fears Grow for Hundreds Missing in South Korea Ferry Capsize The frantic search for nearly 300 people, most of them schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized extended into a second day today, as distraught relatives maintained an agonising vigil on shore. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:38:22 +0530 UN Chief: 1 Million South Sudanese May Face Famine Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:32:36 +0530 Apology for UN Refusal to Stop Rwanda Genocide The diplomat who was president of the UN Security Council in April 1994 has apologised for the council's refusal to recognise that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:06:08 +0530 Mexico Probes Death of Pregnant Woman at Clinic Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said it will investigate the latest apparent case of denial of medical care for poor women, after a pregnant Mixtec Indian woman died in a clinic along with the fetus. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:59:40 +0530 Germany, China, India Working to Out-compete Us: Obama Obama said countries like Germany, China and India are working every day to out-educate kids so they can out-compete American businesses. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:54:54 +0530 Russia Must Stop Supporting 'Terrorist Activities': Kiev Ukraine will demand that Russia cease its support for "terrorist activities" on its territory, the Ukrainian foreign minister said on the eve of crunch talks with Moscow, the US and EU. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:50:09 +0530 Nigerian Military: 100+ Kidnapped Students Free Nigeria's military says all but eight of 129 female students kidnapped from a northeastern school by Islamic militants are free. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:47:35 +0530 Malaysia Reports First Asian Death from MERS Virus Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:32:54 +0530 Sikhs Allowed to Carry Kirpans in Canadian Missions The Canadian government has approved a new policy which allows Sikh visitors to Canadian diplomatic missions abroad to wear kirpans. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:24:02 +0530 Five Dead, Three Missing in China Chemical Plant Blast At least five people were killed and three others were reported missing following a blast and fire in a chemical plant in east China's Jiangsu province, authorities said Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:42:34 +0530 Musharraf's Treason Case Hearing Adjourned till April 24 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:36:51 +0530 Algerian Election Faces Disaffected Populace The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:01:08 +0530 Musharraf Not Singled Out in Treason Case: Prosecutor Prosecutor Akram Sheikh submitted his written reply on the petition filed by Musharraf's lawyer Farogh Nasim seeking widening the scope of the treason trial to the abettors and aides of 70-year-old Musharraf. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:26:15 +0530 Nepal Government Files Murder Case Against 13 Maoists The Maoists were arrested for abducting and killing Krisna Prasad Adhikari after his parents Nanda Prasad Adhikari and Ganga Maya held a protest fast lasting 171 days, demanding action against the culprits. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:22:42 +0530 292 Missing, 3 Dead in South Korea Ferry Disaster A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:13:06 +0530 Indian-American Surgeon Jumps into US Congressional Race Anil Kumar, an Indian-American surgeon and small business owner in Michigan has filed papers as a Democratic candidate in the race for the US House of Representatives from the state's 11th Congressional district. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:13:50 +0530 Afghan Taliban Local Commander Killed, 4 Injured Afghan security forces during operations against Taliban militants in the northern Badakhshan province killed a local commander and injured four others, Ahmad Naved Frotan, provincial government spokesman, said Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:46:05 +0530