The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:09:08 +0530 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:05:10 +0530 World Yemen Crisis: Pakistan Sends Another Plane to Ferry Stranded Nationals The first rescue flight brought 500 Pakistanis from trouble torn Yemen. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:04:43 +0530 Missing Indian-Origin Boy With Rare Medical Condition Found The ten-year-old guy who went missing was traced out after he was seen on CCTV footage at a school in London. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:56:45 +0530 France's Sarkozy Appears in Court Over Campaign Scandal The infamous campaign finance scandal dates back to 2012 wherein he allegedly used public money to pay off his fines. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:39:38 +0530 Chinese President to Kickstart Pakistan Tour Next Week Xi Jinping will hold bilateral talks with several Pakistan key officials in order to strengthen the economic ties between the two countries. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:32:32 +0530 Singapore Bans Liquor Sales, Consumption at Public Places at Night Singapore banned the sale and consumption of liquor in public places during night. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:49:38 +0530 Australian Convicted for Marrying off 12-year-old Daughter An Australian man was convicted of procuring his 12-year-old daughter for sex by letting her marry a man more than twice her age in an Islamic ceremony. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:41:02 +0530 Nine Dead in Myanmar Jade Mine Landslide: State Media Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:53:23 +0530 Chinese President Xi Set to Visit Pakistan Next Week Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Pakistan next week to deepen economic and strategic ties between the two all-weather allies, a senior official said. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:37:39 +0530 Public Transport to be Free for Fans at 2016 Rio Olympics Fans will be able to use public transport for free during the Rio 2016 Olympics, organisers have announced. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:30:45 +0530 Lavrov, Zarif Claim Breakthrough in Iran Nuclear Talks Russia and Iran's foreign ministers claimed a breakthrough early Wednesday morning in talks on a framework deal curtailing Tehran's nuclear programme, Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:26:21 +0530 US Man Accused of Falsely Promising to Return Abducted Kids A 49-year-old man was on Wednesday charged with defrauding parents of kidnapped children, including falsely promising some of them of bringing back their children allegedly abducted from the US and taken to India. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:15:02 +0530 Indian's Conviction for Spying on Gay Roommate may be Reversed An Indian-origin former Rutgers student, convicted for spying on his gay roommate who then committed suicide, could see his conviction for bias intimidation reversed after the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that the state's law in this regard was unconstitutional. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:57:39 +0530 Italian Court Rejects Wiretap Case Against ex-PM Berlusconi Italy's SC dismissed a case against ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi, ruling that the statute of limitations expired on the charges of his involvement in publication of an illegally obtained wiretap. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:38:17 +0530 World's First Red Gin is Here A Portuguese company in the city of Valenca has produced the world's first red gin. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:32:17 +0530 Thousands Strike at Major Shoe Factory in Vietnam Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory were on strike for a sixth day over a social insurance law in a rare challenge to government policy. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:00:54 +0530 Pakistan Must Break Links with Terrorists Operating in India: US Experts Citing the case of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, two US experts want the US to push Pakistan to end its selective fight against terrorism. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:19:28 +0530 Iran Receives $490 mn of Frozen Assets The Central Bank of Iran announced on Tuesday that it has received $490 mn of its frozen assets based on an interim deal Tehran signed with the world powers over its nuclear programme last November Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:17:31 +0530 Accord Reached on Key Aspects of Iran N-programme: Russia Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that the six world powers had reached an accord with Iran on key aspects of its controversial nuclear programme. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:15:48 +0530 Four Indian Americans Among Crain's New York '40 under 40' Four Indian Americans figure among Crain's 2015 class of "40 Under 40" - described as "the most talented, driven and dynamic professionals under the age of 40 who are working in New York City today." Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:11:52 +0530 World's Oldest Person Dies at 117 The world's oldest person has died nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:05:04 +0530 No Nuke Agreement Yet: Iran Talks Push Past Deadline With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:30:38 +0530 Germanwings Crash: Lufthansa Knew Lubitz Had Depression The Airlines has now revealed for the first time that they were aware of Andreas suffering from serious depression. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:21:34 +0530 Obama Decides to Resume Military Aid to Egypt US President Barack Obama told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi he will allow the delivery of F-16 aircraft as well as request annual military aid to Egypt, a media report said. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:15:18 +0530 Modi Probably Strongest Indian Leader in Our Lifetime: McCain Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:26:17 +0530 Buhari Wins in Nigeria, Defeating Goodluck Jonathan Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic transfer of power following the nation's most hotly contested election ever. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:11:41 +0530 At Least 62 Children Killed in Yemen Conflict: UNICEF Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:01:22 +0530 Report: Egypt, Nigeria Led World in Death Sentences in 2014 Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world's total, Amnesty International says in its latest annual report on the death penalty Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:01:05 +0530 Man Found Dead at Hollywood Hills Home of Andrew Getty Police say a man has been found dead at the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but they haven't confirmed that it's him. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:55:57 +0530 Turkish Prosecutor Freed from Extremists Dies The Turkish prosecutor who was freed from extremists succumbed to his injuries sustained while he was held hostage, according to media reports. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:44:44 +0530 Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Until April 1 With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:39:19 +0530 3 Navy Men Held for Tamil MP’s Murder’s-Murder/2015/04/01/article2740561.ece Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:00:00 +0530’s-Murder/2015/04/01/article2740561.ece Three Navy Men Held for 2006 Killing of Tamil MP The Crime Investigation Department of the Sri Lanka police on Tuesday arrest three navy personnel in connection with the killing of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP, Nadarajah Raviraj ,in Colombo on November 10,2006. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:58:06 +0530 “Tharaka” Pulls Tamil War Widows Out of Despondency“Tharaka”-Pulls-Tamil-War-Widows-Out-of-Despondency/2015/03/31/article2740139.ece Among the deep and seemingly indelible scars of the 30-year war in North Sri Lanka is the existence of an estimated 40,000 widows in the Northern Province - the scene of an alleged massacre towards the end of the conflict. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:36:04 +0530“Tharaka”-Pulls-Tamil-War-Widows-Out-of-Despondency/2015/03/31/article2740139.ece Lufthansa Cancels 60th Anniversary Gala Over Germanwings Crash Lufthansa said it will cancel celebrations marking the German airline's 60 anniversary in the wake of last week's deadly crash of an Airbus jet from its low-cost subsidiary Germanwings. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:32:33 +0530 Singapore Charges Teen for Video Attacking Lee, Christianity A court in Singapore on Tuesday charged a teenager over a video he posted online that was critical of the nation's late founder and Christianity. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:20:15 +0530 Clinton Also Used Ipad for Email; Mixed Personal, Work Chats Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:18:09 +0530 Tokyo District Becomes First to Recognise Same-Sex Unions in Japan Tokyo's Shibuya ward on Tuesday approved the recognition of same-sex unions, making it the first in Japan to take a step toward legal marriage equality. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:12:31 +0530 Iran Says Saudi 'Attack' on Yemen Endangers Region Iran warned that the Saudi "attack" on Yemen endangered the whole region, calling for an immediate halt to the military operation against Shiite rebels. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:08:20 +0530 Blogger Murder: 2 in Police Custody, Hunt On for 2 Others Two madarsa students, arrested for hacking to death a 27-year-old secular Bangladeshi blogger, were remanded to police custody for eight days as a massive manhunt was launched for two others wanted in connection with brutal murder. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:03:48 +0530 Singaporean Jailed for Organising Sex Tour Overseas With Minor A 31-year-old Singaporean man was today jailed for four years and eight months for organising a commercial sex tour with a minor abroad, becoming the first man to be sentenced in the country for such a crime. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:58:48 +0530 Pakistan Eighth Most Dangerous Country in The World: Report Pakistan has emerged as the world's eighth most dangerous country in a latest analysis of the top 10 danger zones based on terrorist and rebel activity. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:55:06 +0530 French Eye Cockpit Entry, Psychological Screening Rules French aviation officers have decided to examine 'systemic weaknesses' like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings crash. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:48:22 +0530 Sikh Man Beaten Up in Birmingham A Sikh man was beaten up in a suspected racial attack in the British city of Birmingham and police have launched an investigation after the sickening video of the assault emerged on the Internet. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:39:17 +0530 Pakistan is Eight Most Dangerous Country in the World: Report IntelCenter's Country Threat Index has released world's top ten most dangerous countries' list that's topped by Iraq and Syria in number one and two respectively. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:37:43 +0530 India to Set Up Mission in Chengdu as China Says No to Lhasa Besides an embassy in Beijing, India has its consulates in commerical hubs of Shanghai and Guangzhou. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:31:48 +0530 Yemen Crisis: High-Level Pakistan Delegation in Saudi to Hold Talks The delegation will discuss the situation to report it to the government so that it can take a decision on deploying troops in trouble torn Yemen. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:13:32 +0530 Germanwings co-pilot Feared Losing Licence, Investigators Believe Investigators of the Germanwings plane crash last week in the French Alps are developing a hypothesis that co-pilot crashed the plane in desperation, fearing he could lose his pilot's licence due to a medical condition. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:31:35 +0530 Several Turkish Cities Hit by Power Outage Dozens of Turkish cities and provinces were hit by a massive power outage that brought transportation to a standstill and disrupted services and businesses which had no backup power. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:26:07 +0530 Kuwait Opens Syria Donor Conference with $500-mn Pledge Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah kicked off Kuwait III, the Third International Pledging Humanitarian Conference for Syria, on Tuesday with a more than 465 mn-euro donation in financial assistance Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:16:11 +0530 Mom's Facebook Apology Garners Thousands 'Likes' Alabama resident Kyesha Smith Wood's apology through a public post on Facebook for her daughter and stepdaughter's bad behaviour at a movie theatre has garnered much appreciation from all quarters. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:08:41 +0530 Yemen Situation Should Not Turn into Shia-Sunni Conflict: Russia Moscow cannot allow the situation in Yemen to turn into an open conflict between the Arabs and Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:05:43 +0530 US Forces to Hold Exercises in Ukraine The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country's national guard. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:59:26 +0530 French Eye Cockpit Entry, Psychological Screening Rules French aviation investigators said they will examine "systemic weaknesses" like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings crash Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:52:38 +0530 Three Navy Men Held for 2006 Killing of Tamil MP The three were accused of eliminating TNA parliament member Nadarajah Raviraj in Colombo in 2666. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:49:34 +0530 Cancer Treatment Breakthrough by Australian Researcher An all-new generation of long-lasting drugs for melanoma, a type of skin cancer, may flow from a new discovery by an Australian researcher. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:54:50 +0530 Saudi-led Forces Pound Yemen Shiite Rebels as Iran Sends Aid Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Yemen's Shiite rebels for a sixth day on Tuesday, destroying missiles and weapons depots. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:49:50 +0530 Syrian Media: Islamic State Attacks Government-held Village Syria's state-run news agency says Islamic State militants have launched an attack on a government-held village in central Syria, killing at least eight people and wounding scores. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:45:40 +0530 Iranian Supreme Leader Pardons Over 800 Prisoners Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned and commuted the sentences of hundreds of convicts. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:36:43 +0530 Shock Treatment May Cure Depression For people suffering from major depression who do not respond to conventional medications, shock treatment can provide an effective alternative, confirm researchers, including one of Indian origin. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:25:19 +0530 Eating Raw Fruits Can Lead to Poor Semen Quality Do you love strawberries, spinach or apple? Wash them properly before consuming especially if you are a man and plan for babies. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:22:28 +0530 Female Foeticide: Indian American Woman Jailed for 20 Years An Indian American woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following her conviction last month for of female foeticide. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:19:14 +0530 Anne Frank House Museum: Jewish Diarist Likely Died Earlier New research by the Anne Frank House museum shows that the Jewish girl whose World War II diary about her life hiding made her a symbol for all Holocaust victims likely died earlier than previously thought. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:07:25 +0530 New Hormone Fosters Love Between Parents A hormone known for stimulating milk production in nursing mothers also promotes love making between parents, says a new research. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:02:16 +0530 Google Glass Prepares You for Public Speech If you feel afraid of speaking in public, wear this "smart" glass that will give you real-time feedback on volume modulation and speaking rate, while being minimally distracting. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:58:24 +0530 Indian Jailed for Molesting Woman in Singapore A 32-year-old Indian has been jailed for three weeks for molesting a woman three times on separate occasions while travelling in a bus here last year. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:53:11 +0530 Buhari Wins Massive Majority in North Nigerian State of Kano Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:49:02 +0530 Maldives Passes Law to Bar Nasheed From MDP Membership The Maldivian parliament has passed a law barring people serving prison sentence from political party membership, effectively ousting former president Mohamed Nasheed from the Maldivian Democratic Party he co-founded. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:39:13 +0530 More US States to Mandate "Kill Switch" for Smartphone US lawmakers of at least eight states are trying to mandate a "kill switch" for smartphones in an attempt to reduce the instrument's thefts and robberies, media reported. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:32:34 +0530 Official: Iran Nuke Talks to Continue in New Phase Officials say that Iran and six world powers are close to ending the latest round of nuclear talks with a statement that lacks specifics accompanied by documents outlining more detailed understandings. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:22:52 +0530 3 Navy Personnel Arrested over Tamil Lawmaker's Killing Sri Lankan police have arrested three navy personnel over an ethnic Tamil lawmaker's assassination that had been blamed on Tamil Tiger rebels. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:21:12 +0530 Anti-censorship Group: China Behind Cyberattacks on US Sites A group that helps Internet users in China see blocked websites says Chinese authorities are behind cyberattacks against the group's site and a U.S.-based web resource for programmers that hosts some of the group's data. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:19:43 +0530 Tokyo Ward First in Japan to Recognize Same Sex Marriage Fumino Sugiyama will finally be able to marry his girlfriend of four years. He couldn't before, because same sex marriages weren't recognized in Japan, and he is legally a woman. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:18:16 +0530 Myanmar Signs Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement With Armed Groups This agreement has curtained the 16 months' negotiations between the government and ethnic groups. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:12:33 +0530 Thai Leader Moves to Lift Marital Law, Impose Absolute Power Thailand's prime minister has asked the king for formal approval to lift martial law, which the military imposed ahead of a coup last May that overturned an elected government. The monarch's approval is considered a formality. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:08:40 +0530 Iran Sends Aid to Yemen's Rebels Amid Saudi-led Air Strikes Iran's official news agency says Tehran has sent aid to Yemen, its first such shipment since a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni Arab states launched airstrikes last week to halt the advance of the country's Shiite rebels. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:57:52 +0530 Differences Persist on Deadline Day for Iran Nuke Talks Diplomats scramble to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:53:23 +0530 Spain: Police Arrest Family, say Children were to Join Jihad The Interior Ministry says police have arrested four members of a family, including two minors who were allegedly about to travel to Syria to become jihadi fighters. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:44:23 +0530 Despondent Gazans Return to Destroyed Homes Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:04:24 +0530 Clinton Also Used iPad For email; Mixed Personal, Work Chats Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew serve Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:57:44 +0530 Singapore Charges Teen for Video Attacking Lee, Christianity A court in Singapore on Tuesday charged a teenager over a video he posted online that was critical of the nation's late founder and Christianity. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:54:13 +0530 Tsarnaev's Lawyers Try to Show Brother in Charge of Bombing Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokar Tsarnaev started their case by trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:50:13 +0530 IS-inspired Teenager in Austria Faces Terrorism Charges A 14-year-old boy, enamoured with the Islamic State terrorist organisation, has been charged in Austria with forming a terrorist group and downloading bomb-making plans with the intention to commit a terrorist offence. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:44:11 +0530 One Shot Dead Trying to Enter US Military Base A person was shot dead by security personnel, while another was injured when they tried to drive into the National Security Agency campus in the US, without authorisation, according to media reports. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:41:20 +0530 Turkish Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Scare A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 264 passengers made an emergency landing in Morocco's Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport on Monday after a note with a bomb threat was found inside the plane's toilet. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:26:38 +0530 Convict's Execution Postponed by 30 Days in Pakistan Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has, on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, postponed the execution of murder convict Saulat Mirza by 30 days, Geo News reported Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:17:28 +0530 Anti-Houthi Coalition Takes Control of Yemen's Sea Ports Saudi Arabia, leading the 10-nation coalition undertaking a military operation against the Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, announced on Monday the coalition's control over Yemen's sea ports Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:14:55 +0530 Round-the-world Solar Plane Reaches China The Solar Impulse (Si2), the solar-powered aircraft on a mission to fly around the globe without a drop of fuel, reached Chongqing city in China on Tuesday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:09:11 +0530 Pakistan Hangs Four Convicts Four death row convicts were hanged on Tuesday in different jails in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:04:02 +0530 How Lee Kuan Yew's Achieved the Asian Miracle Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:11 +0530 Officials Examining Why Plane Landed Short of Halifax Runway The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet (335 meters) short of the runway during an early Sunday morning snowstorm. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:02:52 +0530 China Evacuates 571 From Yemen, Suspends Anti-piracy Patrols China joined the patrols in December 2008 and has sent a total of 19 squadrons to maintain an unbroken presence in the area. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:31:09 +0530 Migrant Labourers ‘Press-Ganged’ into Record Marathon Attempt‘Press-Ganged’-into-Record-Marathon-Attempt/2015/03/31/article2739638.ece The city's premier sports club tried to break the world record for numbers of participants in what ended up as a half-marathon, which was staged on Friday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:36 +0530‘Press-Ganged’-into-Record-Marathon-Attempt/2015/03/31/article2739638.ece I Understand how Meredith's Family Feels, but I am Innocent, says Sollecito His supporters insisted that the only person responsible for murdering Miss Kercher, 21, in Perugia in November 2007 was Rudy Guede, a small-time drug dealer from the town. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:22:53 +0530 Iran Nuclear Talks at Stalemate as Diplomats Warn of 'Significant Differences' Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, then left Lausanne, saying that he would return if there was a 'realistic' prospect of an agreement. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:18:06 +0530 Athens Keeps up the Brinkmanship In front of the world's media, the Greek premier stood by Mrs Merkel and maintained that his government would pursue the 'moral' question of Second World War reparations. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:14:48 +0530 290 US Paratroopers to Train Ukraine Forces Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:10:32 +0530 Indian Jailed for Molesting Woman in Singapore Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:08:57 +0530 "We are Trapped": Indians in Aden Cry Out in Fear, as They Look for Rescue From the Sea Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:39:52 +0530 16 Killed in Peru Bus Accident At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured when a bus plunged into a ravine in the Peruvian region of Ayacucho, officials said on Monday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:26:32 +0530 Pakistan to Join Saudi Coalition Against Yemen Rebels: Senior Official Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:24:21 +0530