The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:54:52 +0530 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:49:02 +0530 World EU Approves Indian, Japanese Joint Venture Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:48:37 +0530 Trump Lead Grows, Clinton Slips: Poll Today's lead marks the widest margin for any Republican so far in the election cycle. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:57:05 +0530 Agency Reports Iran Broadly Complying With Nuclear Accords International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran's current level of uranium enrichment, nuclear R&D and other activity is in line with its declarations. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:38:27 +0530 Black Hole Might Take You to Another Universe: Stephen Hawking Celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking said he had discovered a mechanism by which information is returned out of the black hole. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:08:15 +0530 No Proposal for Sharif-Modi Meeting in New York: Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said Pakistan would keep the UN informed about all issues of concern with India. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:21:48 +0530 Heartbroken Obama Calls for Gun Control, Trump Says No As Barack Obama renewed a call for gun control, Donald Trump instead favoured addressing mental health issues. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:07:16 +0530 Outpacing India, Pakistan May Get 3rd Largest Nuclear Arsenal: Report Analysts estimate Pakistan currently has 120 nuclear heads while India has around 100 and that Pakistan could have 350 weapons in a decade. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:58:28 +0530 160 Kamov Choppers to be Built in India, 40 in Russia Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:50:58 +0530 Indian Media in New Zealand in Soup Over 'Witch Doctor' Ads Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:44:09 +0530 Chandrika Kumaratunga Returns to Play Key Role It was Kumaratunga who made Maithripala Sirisena the Joint Opposition Candidate in the January 8 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:40:29 +0530 Nigeria Marks 500 Days Since Boko Haram Schoolgirl Abductions Boko Haram fighters stormed the Government Secondary School in the remote town of Chibok in Borno state on the evening of April 14 last year, seizing 276 girls who were preparing for end-of-year exams. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:54:50 +0530 Kazakhstan Signs Deal to Host Nuclear Fuel Bank The IAEA has said it will contain up to 90 tonnes of low enriched uranium suitable to make fuel for a typical light water reactor. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:45:29 +0530 Austrian Police: At Least 20 Migrants Found Dead in Truck The truck was apparently abandoned Wednesday and its back door was left open, exposing the bodies to police. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:43:08 +0530 ISIS’ Top Hacking Expert Killed in US Drone Strike: Report’-Top-Hacking-Expert-Killed-in-US-Drone-Strike-Report/2015/08/27/article2996470.ece Junaid Hussain, a top Islamic State jihadist recruiter and an expert British hacker, has been killed in a US drone strike in Syria, according to a media report. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:04:34 +0530’-Top-Hacking-Expert-Killed-in-US-Drone-Strike-Report/2015/08/27/article2996470.ece Manspreading, Awesomesauce Added to Online Oxford Dictionary Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:22 +0530 Hong Kong Teen Protest Leader Joshua Wong Faces New Charges Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:50:14 +0530 Australian Bar Receives Flak For 'Objectifying' Women, Quite Literally Cruise Bar had hired models who were made to lie down naked, acting as human trays and also hand feed guests at the bar. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:08:16 +0530 Arrest Warrant Issued Against Pakistan's ex-PM Gilani A court here on Thursday issued warrants for the arrest of Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:33:44 +0530 Malaysia to Block Websites 'Promoting' Rally Against PM Bersih, Malaysia's leading alliance of independent NGOs, rights groups and reform advocates, vows to bring out tens of thousands of people in the capital Kuala Lumpur and two other cities on Saturday and Sunday. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:57:46 +0530 Gunman Kills Police Officer, Woman in US State of Louisiana Riley was arrested two hours after he crashed into a convenience store about three blocks away, barricading himself in an office. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:49:54 +0530 Suicide Bomber Kills 2 Iraqi Generals in Anbar: Army A suicide bomber in an explosives-rigged vehicle killed two Iraqi army generals north of the Anbar provincial capital of Ramadi on Thursday. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:20:06 +0530 Pro-Government Tribal Elder Killed in TTP Blast A pro-government tribal elder has been killed in a blast in Bajaur tribal agency's Chamarkand tehsil in Pakistan. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:03:43 +0530 China Arrests 12 People for Tianjin Blasts Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:55:28 +0530 Pakistan Contacts UN Over Cancellation of NSA-Level Talks Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:46:00 +0530 Florida Fisher Woman Darcie Arahill Turns Internet Sensation 'I love nothing more than battling against a big fish and on the weekends I spend every waking minute out on the boat,' she said. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:37:10 +0530 Indian Arrested and Charged for Injuring Filipino Maid A 41-year-old Indian has been arrested and charged in Singapore for severely injuring his Filipino ex-girlfriend after their break-up. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:55:19 +0530 Obama Expresses Concern Over Gun Culture in US Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:18:33 +0530 Virginia Killings: Gunman Described Himself as 'Human Powder Keg' According to the BBC, Vester Flanagan, who had been dismissed by the same station, WDBJ7, killed himself after a police chase. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:15:46 +0530 Seven Inmates' Bodies Found in Trash at Guatemala Jail Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:00:34 +0530 Fired Reporter Kills 2 Former Co-Workers on Live TV About three hours after the killing, ABC News reported it received a 23-page faxed statement from Bryce Williams, the on-air name used by Flanagan. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:57:12 +0530 Fake Indian Birth Certificates in Documents Seized in South Africa Other documents seized, include police clearance certificates and foreign birth certificates, mainly from India and Bangladesh which, were all confiscated. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:51:12 +0530 WTO Rules Against India in Solar Dispute With U.S. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against India in a dispute with the United States over its solar power programme, business newspaper Mint reported on Wednesday. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:57 +0530 US to Collaborate With SL to Draft War Crimes Resolution Nisha Biswal, has said that the US will be moving a resolution on human rights and war crimes in Sri Lanka at the September session of the UNHRC. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:18:57 +0530 Indian Sets up 200 Million Dollar Tractor Assembly Unit in Ghana Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:58:46 +0530 White House Presses Congress to Act on Gun Control After TV Shooting President Barack Obama has said that a failure to tighten gun legislation was the greatest source of frustration during his time in office. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:28:17 +0530 No China Role in Vietnam's Area of South China Sea: Vietnamese Ambassador Thanh Ton Sinh Thanh said that China has no right to interfere if India invests in the special economic zones of his country. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:28:27 +0530 South Sudan President Signs Peace Deal With Reservations President Kiir said that he had reservations about the document that need to be addressed. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:28:30 +0530 Swiss Government Rejects Privacy in Financial Matters The decision also comes at a time when Switzerland is slowly shedding the veil of its famed banking secrecy practices. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:34:21 +0530 About 50 Bodies Found in Hull of Migrant Ship Off Libya Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:29:39 +0530 Indo-Pak Border Officials to Meet in Delhi in September Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:19:00 +0530 Pakistan's Economy Facing Existential Crisis: Report Pakistan would continue to face "existential crisis" due to these problems, the report said. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:18:15 +0530 Suu Kyi: Myanmar Rebels Shouldn't Sign Peace Deal in Haste Talks between more than a dozen rebel groups and the government have been on again-off-again for more than 18 months. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:13:02 +0530 Annual Tomato Battle Paints Streets of Spanish Town Red One young man could be seen using a plastic pail to scoop up red pulp from the streets and pour it over the heads of others. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:10:30 +0530 73 militants killed in Afghanistan Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:09:08 +0530 2 US TV Station Workers Fatally Shot on Air The station says in tweets and in a story on its website that the incident happened at a shopping center. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:01:20 +0530 Flash Floods Kill 40 People in N Korea: Red Cross Flash floods caused by heavy rain killed 40 in North Korea's northeastern border area, the International Federation of the Red Cross said. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:19:55 +0530 Nepal Tightens Security Along Indian Border Amid Unrest Security has been tightened along the porous Indo-Nepal border in western Nepal even as an Indian national was among 11 persons arrested. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:05:57 +0530 3D-printed Microfish Could be Used for Human Drug Delivery Researchers have developed 3D-printed magnetically controlled fish-shaped microrobots that could be used for directed drug delivery in humans. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:00:04 +0530 US Universities Offering 'Selfie Courses' The class will discuss research being done on selfies as well as the questions the pictures raise about the society. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:16:16 +0530 Watch Video: Dog Comforts Woman While She is Dying Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:58:04 +0530 US To Collaborate With Lanka In Drafting UNHCR Resolution On War Crimes Biswal said that the US resolution will depend on the findings and recommendations contained in the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:31:41 +0530 Incense Sticks May Need 'Health Warning' Sign Incense smoke was found to be mutagenic, meaning it contains chemical properties that could potentially change genetic material. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:12:25 +0530 US Tags Haqqani Leader's Brother as Global Terrorist The US authorities have named Sirajuddin Haqqani, brother of Haqqani Network chief Aziz Haqqani, a "specially designated global terrorist". Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:08:44 +0530 China Observes 50 Years of Iron Clad Grip Over Tibet The traditionally Tibetan strongholds in modern Sichuan and Qinghai provinces have been lopped off to become part of provinces where they are now minorities. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:03:54 +0530 Thailand Destroys Ivory Stockpile Amid Junta Crackdown The country's generals, who seized power in a coup last spring, have vowed to crack down on the illegal ivory trade. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:47:24 +0530 Donald Looks Beyond Summer of Trump In an email to supporters, Trump touted "Tens of Thousands Support Trump" referring to new polling which showed him with double-digit leads. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:37:44 +0530 In Shift, US Backs Sri Lanka's Own War Crimes Probe The announcement by the visiting Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal of a joint resolution with the Sri Lankan government presents a major shift by Washington. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:02:53 +0530 'Spam King' Pleads Guilty to Sending 27 Million Facebook Messages Wallace had already been ordered by the US District Court not to access Facebook’s network when he committed the crime. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:57:07 +0530 2 Policemen Killed in Militant Attack in Egypt The militants opened fire on the two policemen who were guarding a post office in Al-Arish city, a security official said. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:41:17 +0530 Over 40,000 Register for Modi's Reception at Silicon Valley With about a month still to go, organisers of the event hope that the number could cross 50,000, a record in itself. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:30:26 +0530 Pakistan SC Orders Authorities to Rebuild Hindu Temple Destroyed by Fanatics A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja passed the order on Tuesday. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:17:44 +0530 Shot Fired Into Busy Indian Restaurant in Sydney A gunman fired a shot through the front window of a crowded Indian restaurant at Harris Park in Sydney's west, the second such incident in last four months in the area. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:35:01 +0530 Gupta Files Appeal to Overturn Insider Trading Conviction Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta has filed a fresh appeal in a US court against a federal judge's ruling Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:29:18 +0530 Womb Transplant Helps Link 3 Generations of Swedish Family A new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s, said it was "unimaginable" that she now had her own child, thanks to her mother's donated womb. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:14:26 +0530 Disabled Woman Fights to Bring Punjab-born Fiancé Back to UKé-Back-to-UK/2015/08/26/article2994572.ece After Chawla was deported to India earlier this month, May has been working on ways to bring him back using her taxpayer-funded living allowance and disability benefits. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:05:42 +0530é-Back-to-UK/2015/08/26/article2994572.ece NATO: Men in Afghan Uniforms Kill 2 Foreign Troops at Base Attackers wore "Afghan National Defense and Security Forces uniforms," which include the country's police, military and border patrol. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:02:42 +0530 Shutdown in Gujarat Over Reservation for Patel Community A shutdown was observed in Gujarat, a day after a mega-rally demanding reservations for the Patels was held Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:01:58 +0530 Turkey to Join US-led Coalition Air Campaign Against ISIS Turkey is already allowing US planes to operate from two Turkish airbases. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:00:07 +0530 Obama Expresses Regret to Japan's Abe for Spying Charges Abe told Obama that the allegations could undermine trust between the countries, and reiterated his request for an investigation of the matter. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:59:12 +0530 US Court Dismisses 1984 Riots Case Against Sonia Gandhi A US court of appeals in New York has affirmed a district court's order and dismissed Nov 1984 anti-Sikh violence case against Congress party president Sonia Gandhi for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:36:49 +0530 NASA Probe Sends Images of Dwarf Planet The new images show Ceres' tall, conical mountain, crater formation features and narrow, braided fractures. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:53:56 +0530 Boeing 777 Makes Emergency Landing in Japan: ANA The flight from Osaka bound for Tokyo left at 7:18 am but the crew soon detected engine problems and they requested to make an emergency landing. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:29:16 +0530 Colombian Garbage Collector Rescues Books For Children Gutierrez started rescuing books from the trash almost 20 years ago, when he was driving a garbage truck at night through the capital's wealthier neighborhoods. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:12:02 +0530 China, Japan Battle to Build Indonesia's First Bullet Train The rivalry over this major project is just the latest to flare up as China challenges Japan's long-standing dominance in Southeast Asia as a key source of infrastructure funding. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:25:12 +0530 Indian-Origin Analyst Charged With Insider Trading According to the indictment, through his employment at J P Morgan, Aggarwal allegedly obtained material, inside information about two J P Morgan-advised deals. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:18:44 +0530 US Designates Aziz Haqqani as 'Global Terrorist' Aziz Haqqani is a senior member of the Haqqani Network and brother of Haqqani Network leader Sirajuddin Haqqani. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:14:48 +0530 California Cardinal Accused of Drunken Driving in Hawaii Levada was stopped after a Kona patrol officer saw him swerve while driving on Queen Kaahumanu Highway, authorities said. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:53:35 +0530 Pentagon Concerned About Iran's Missile Systems Sale "On the S-300, we have long expressed our concerns of reports on this possible sale of this missile system to the Iranians," said Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook on Tuesday. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:07:24 +0530 Ex-JP Morgan Analyst Pleads Not Guilty to Insider Trading Ashish Aggarwal, 27, of San Francisco, and two Los Angeles friends are each charged with 30 counts of conspiracy and fraud. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:03:53 +0530 Opec Needs Help From Rivals to Halt Oil Price Fall, Says Former Head Tension is building within Opec between Saudi Arabia - the group's largest producer - and smaller members, who are being crippled by the collapse in oil prices. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:57:19 +0530 Moroccan Muslim Vying For Miss Italy Title Denies Insulting Islam Her crowning sparked an intense debate in Italy about immigration, identity and racial intolerance. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:49:15 +0530 Migrant-flooded Hungary Claims it is Being 'Humiliated' by The EU Police in the central European country registered 2,093 migrants on Monday, the highest daily tally this year. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:45:38 +0530 Prefect at Elite US College Accused of Raping Girl in Graduation Ritual The trial of Owen Labrie, a 19-year-old who was bound for Harvard, has cast a harsh light on hidden traditions and sexual escapades at St Paul's. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:43:01 +0530 Gunman on French Train Had 'Terrorist' Intentions Proescution says accused received weapons training in Syria after radicalisation at a Spanish mosque. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:38:02 +0530 Turkmen Militia Enlisted to Patrol Syria Buffer Zone Ankara increased its cooperation with a US-led military coalition last month, after an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil)-linked suicide attack killed 33 students in the border town of Suruc. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:35:28 +0530 Internal Probe Under Way on War Crimes: SL Sri Lanka has told the United States that it is putting together an independent domestic mechanism to investigate charges of war crimes. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:18:19 +0530 US Sheriff Kills Court Intruder who Scaled White House Wall A knife-wielding intruder, who scaled a wall on the White House perimeter earlier this year, was shot dead by a US sheriff at a Pennsylvania county court house. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 02:01:12 +0530 4 Dead in France Shooting, Including Policeman, a Baby French police were called to a camp in the Somme department earlier in the day, where they were shot at and exchanged fire. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:47:33 +0530 Three Killed in Shootout in France The gunman was arrested and the area was cordoned off to keep back the droves of spectators from the camp. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:05:41 +0530