The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:31:31 +0530 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:11:20 +0530 World Global Events to Affect Indian Markets: Report This was seen as likely to result in changes to business models and customer strategy and also an increased cost of compliance. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:11:17 +0530 Taliban Confirms Omar's death, Mullah Akhtar Becomes New Chief Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:55:55 +0530 Jindal Ranked 13th in Republican Presidential Race Jindal, 44, also the first-ever Indian American Governor, has just two per cent of the votes as against the top ranking Donald Trump's 20 per cent. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:52:42 +0530 Old Church Building in US Being Renovated as Sikh Temple The Sikh community in a major city in the US state of Illinois will have their first Gurudwara soon by converting a 30,000 square feet foreclosed building that earlier served as a Baptist church. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:13:44 +0530 MH370: Debris Very Likely from Boeing 777, Being Sent to France Australia, that is leading the search for the plane in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean far off the country's west coast, is treating this as a "major lead". Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:11:54 +0530 HRW Asks India to Abolish Death Penalty After Memon's Hanging She said Memon's case highlights another "fundamental flaw" that India lacks any credible process to assess whether an accused is capable of reform. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:07:54 +0530 Good Relations With India To Be Cornerstone of UPFA's Foreign Policy Good relations with India will be a cornerstone of the foreign policy of the Sri Lankan government if the United Peoples' Freedom Alliance (UPFA) forms one after winning the August 17 parliamentary elections. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:53:49 +0530 Kalam's Links with Lanka Recalled, July 30, 2015 Kalam himself came from a lower middle class boat operator’s family which he had to support in his boyhood by vending newspapers every morning. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:20:32 +0530 South Sudan Soldiers Accused of Stealing Relief Food South Sudanese government troops and allied militia stole relief food and killed seven in an attack in a rebel-held part of Unity state Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:09:03 +0530 Islamabad Postpones Kabul-Taliban Peace Talks in Pakistan A Pakistani Foreign Ministry statement says the talks were postponed because of the "uncertainty" caused by the death announcement. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:39:52 +0530 Church Building to Pave Way for Gurdwara in US There are nearly 100 Sikh families in the area. Right now, they drive all the way to Chicago, Milwaukee or Madison for worship. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:34:46 +0530 Pointing Fingers Before Probe is Unhealthy: Pakistan Alleging India's aggression along the Line of Control, Khalilullah said Pakistan is capable of defending itself against any aggression Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:31:21 +0530 For North Korea, Iran-style Nuclear Deal Not an Option The biggest issue of all, however, could simply be that it is not in the DNA of North Korea's leaders to flip-flop. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:42:49 +0530 Myanmar Pardons China Loggers Among Nearly 7,000 Prisoners Others included former military intelligence officials purged by their army colleagues more than a decade ago. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:04:54 +0530 Drone Strike Kills 20 Members of IS Group: Afghan official Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the strikes took place late on Wednesday night. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:01:12 +0530 Thousands Evacuated as Cyclone Set to Hit Bangladesh In 2013, one million people were forced to flee their homes when Cyclone Phailin hit India's southeast coast. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:50:58 +0530 Preliminary Hearing Underway for Ukrainian Pilot in Russia A preliminary hearing in the trial of a Ukrainian officer charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists started in Russia's south. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:47:00 +0530 Hikers drawn to geological gem along Arizona-Utah border A series of heat-related deaths in 2013 led to an outside review of safety risks, increased patrols and a new radio transmitter. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:43:34 +0530 Pakistan Buries Islamic Militant Leader Killed in Attack Ishaq's Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group has links to the Taliban and to al-Qaida, and allegedly masterminded the killing of scores of minority Shiites across Pakistan. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:21:40 +0530 Egypt Court Delays Verdict in Al-Jazeera Reporters' Retrial The officials say the judge in the case, Hassan Farid, is ill and the verdict was initially expected on Thursday. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:17:03 +0530 Kuwait Identifies Cell of IS Militants Active in Iraq, Syria Kuwait has tightened security in the wake of a bombing claimed by the IS group that killed 27 worshippers at a Shiite mosque. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:13:51 +0530 New Film Highlights Struggles of Gay Palestinians in Israel In addition to their Palestinian identities, the film also explores how each of the three friends dealt with their families' reactions when they came out. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:11:54 +0530 Plane Debris in Indian Ocean Same Type as MH370: US Official Flight 370 had been traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, but investigators believe based on satellite data that the plane turned south into the Indian Ocean after vanishing from radar. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:05:18 +0530 Afghan Taliban Say Unaware of Peace Talks, no Comment on Mullah Omar The insurgents have not officially confirmed his death, and the claim cast doubt over the tenuous peace process. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:55:02 +0530 Lamp That Runs for 8 Hours on Water and Salt A new cost effective lamp that burns for eight hours at a time. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:54:32 +0530 Myanmar Pardons Almost 7,000 Prisoners It was not clear if pro-democracy activists were among those being freed. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:31:28 +0530 For North Korea, Iran-style Nuke Deal Not an Option In a flurry of public comments since the deal, the North has been blunt: Its nuclear weapons are not a bargaining chip. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:24:24 +0530 Airlines Sued for Injuries Caused by Obese Man An Australian man sued Etihad Airways on Thursday, claiming that he got a back injury after being forced to sit next to an obese individual. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:01:37 +0530 Obama Enthusiastic About Prospect of Greater Indo-US Ties: WH Obama, is very enthusiastic about the prospect of increased Indo-US collaboration, economic growth for American companies and investments in India, the White House has said. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:29:22 +0530 US official: Debris in Indian Ocean Belongs to Boeing 777 Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:26:43 +0530 Malaysia Dispatches Team to Verify Plane Wreckage Malaysia has sent a team to verify whether a mysterious piece of plane debris washed up on a French island in the Indian Ocean belonged to the ill-fated MH370 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:22:40 +0530 Landslides Bury Nepal Villages, Killing at Least 15 People The landslide was triggered by heavy overnight rainfall and buried the village at Lumle located about 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:04:53 +0530 IS Executes 38 in Syria in July The total number of deaths in the country in the hands of the IS has touched 3,065, SOHR said on Wednesday.  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:30:05 +0530 Investigators Probe Plane Wreckage for Link to Missing MH370 The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, which appeared to be part of a wing, was found by people cleaning up a beach. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:16:38 +0530 Colombia-Venezuela Border Closed After Deadly Clash The long and largely remote border between the South American neighbors has a long history of smuggling, illegal gang operations and smuggling. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:14:56 +0530 Malaysia Airlines Says 'Premature' to Speculate on Wreckage The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, possibly from a wing part known as a flaperon, was found on a beach on the French island of La Reunion. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:11:42 +0530 To the Moon in Four Hours by Warp Drive The EmDrive was developed by the British inventor Roger Shawyer nearly 15 years ago but was ridiculed at the time as being scientifically impossible. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:59:21 +0530 Taliban Leader Has Been Dead For Three Years, say Afghans Zubair The long unseen leader of the Afghan Taliban, whose deal with Osama Bin Laden led to the country's invasion by Nato, has died, according to the government in Kabul. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:55:32 +0530 Depardieu is Banned from Ukraine Over Crimea Stance Gerard Depardieu has been banned from Ukraine for five years for making comments suggesting he supported Russia's annexation of its Crimea region. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:52:48 +0530 Male Menopause is not Just a Midlife Crisis, Say Scientists The male menopause is a real phenomenon that should be treated with testosterone replacement therapy, a study has concluded. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:51:36 +0530 UK Government Under Fire Over Calais Migrants The British Government is facing calls for tough action to resolve the Calais crisis amid fears that up to 150 illegal immigrants are reaching Britain each night. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:48:00 +0530 The Life and Times of the Lion King Cecil the lion would have known instinctively that one day he would meet a bloody end. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:46:10 +0530 Trophy Hunting Could Save Africa's Wildlife There's something rather tragic about a dead big cat; an apex predator reduced to something akin to a battered teddy crossed with a shagpile carpet. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:38:32 +0530 The Hunter Hunted: World Turns it's Anger on Cecil's Killer Walter Palmer, the dentist from Minnesota who shot 13-year-old Cecil with a crossbow half a mile outside Hwange National Park, has not been charged. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:31:11 +0530 The Catholic 'Spy' Among America's Early Settlers Most intriguing was the grave of Captain Gabriel Archer, who died during the "starving time" when colonists were reduced to eating rats, and even cannibalism. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:28:03 +0530 The Ray of Hope that Greece can Survive the Rat Poison of Austerity Greece can stay in the euro - and probably will. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:23:32 +0530 Mamata Asks Lord Paul to Adopt Kolkata Zoo She also deputed a member of her delegation to lead an inspection mission to the London Zoo tomorrow morning to be able to take the proposal forward. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:52:48 +0530 'As a Woman, be Quiet!' Turkish Deputy PM in New Sexism Row Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:01:38 +0530 Mysterious Plane Wreckage Sparks MH370 Speculation The two-metre-long piece of wreckage, which seemed to be part of a wing, was found by people cleaning up a beach. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:59:47 +0530 Man Accused in Lion Death Says He Thought Hunt was Legal Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:01:57 +0530 Fugitive Bank Robber Caught After Starring in Horror Film Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:32:45 +0530 Pakistan Floods, Rains Kill 14 More People, Toll Reaches 83 Many residential and commercial areas in Hyderabad and Sukkur cities were also devastated after the torrential rains and were under one or two feet of water. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:30:12 +0530 Taliban Chief Mullah Omar is Dead: Afghan Government It was Omar's backing for al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks that sparked the US-led campaign in Afghanistan. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:27:01 +0530 British Airways Flight Diverted to Canada After Bomb Threat Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:14:44 +0530 Greek PM Warns Hardliners with Snap Vote to Approve Reforms Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:13:16 +0530 Suu Kyi Registers for Myanmar Polls Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:10:20 +0530 Poland's Richest Businessman Jan Kulczyk Dies at 65 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:05:19 +0530 Dog Solves Maths Problems Faster Than Toddler Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:57:28 +0530 Israeli Bulldozers Start Demolishing West Bank Settlement The move, which is likely to draw international rebuke, comes amid a standoff in the Beit El settlement, to the north of Jerusalem in the West Bank Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:32:35 +0530 Fire Near Rome Airport, all Departures Suspended: Alitalia Rome's Fiumino airport suspended all departing flights on Wednesday after a fire broke out in a nearby pine grove. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:22:29 +0530 Bangladesh SC Upholds Opposition Leader's Death Sentence Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for opposition BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for atrocities committed during the 1971 liberation war, including the large-scale killing of minority Hindus. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:04:21 +0530 Two Children Locked up With 50 Dogs in Kennel in China Rescued A six-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl were rescued by a local community organisation after being alerted by concerned neighbours. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:29:18 +0530 Pakistan Police Kills Dreaded LeJ Chief, 13 Others At least six policemen were also injured in the encounter which lasted for more than two hours, they said. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:23:46 +0530 Indian-origin Couple Invent 'Swiss Army' Jacket A young couple of Indian origin have devised a multi-functional jacket that can carry everything from an iPad to a small blanket. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:10:06 +0530 Calais Migrants: 2nd Night of Mass Attempts to Reach England Eurotunnel said it had blocked more than 37,000 such attempts by migrants to reach Britain since January. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:07:22 +0530 Impending Execution Brings Out Mixed Feelings in India Last year, Indian courts sentenced 64 people to death, making the country one of the top 10 out of 55 where capital punishment still exists. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:39:25 +0530 Mullah Omar Dead, Says Afghanistan; Taliban Denies Mullah Omar's Taliban regime in Afghanistan had sheltered Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in the years prior to the September 11 attack on the US. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:26:53 +0530 Major Events in the Life of Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Omar ordered the destruction of 1,500-year-old towering statues of Buddha carved into a cliff in central Afghanistan. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:26:28 +0530 NASA Lets You Listen to Sounds Meant for Aliens 'Golden Record' is the collection of sounds that NASA selected to be sent on the Voyager spacecraft that launched in 1977. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:19:21 +0530 China Building Telescope with Dish Size of 30 Football Fields China is building the world's largest radio telescope whose dish size will be equivalent to 30 football fields. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:00:35 +0530 Indian American to Represent Self in Double Murder Case A Montgomery county court recently ruled that Yandamuri could represent himself and named two standby attorneys. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:12 +0530 Singapore Court Holds Indian Guilty of Killing Wife Thirty-three-year-old Jasvinder Kaur's corpse was found wrapped in black trash bags, with the legs exposed and hands severed at the wrists. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:21:39 +0530 Turkish President Erdogan in Beijing Amid Ethnic Tensions Erdogan met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, and was scheduled to meet President Xi Jinping later in the day. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:20:20 +0530 Mob Museum in Las Vegas to Open FIFA Exhibit It will feature photos, media clippings and narratives about accusations of bribes and other criminal activity in FIFA. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:18:29 +0530 Russia Security Boss: IS Recruits Come from Over 100 Nations Russia's security chief says the Islamic State group has recruited nationals of more than 100 countries, posing a long-term threat to global stability. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:17:08 +0530 Myanmar's Democracy Leader Runs in Nov. 8 Polls to Keep Seat The upcoming polls will be the second since Myanmar ended a half-century of brutal military rule and handed power to a nominally civilian government in 2011 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:13:41 +0530 Poland's Richest Person, Jan Kulczyk, Dies at 65 Poland's richest person, billionaire businessman Jan Kulczyk, died at the age of 65 from surgery complications. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:10:42 +0530 Bahrain Makes Multiple Arrests in Wake of Deadly Bombing The official Bahrain News Agency quoted the public security chief, Maj. Gen. Tariq al-Hassan, announcing the arrests. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:10:15 +0530 Men Due in Court for Killing Zimbabwe's Cecil The Lion Two men to appear in a Zimbabwean court on poaching charges after a wealthy American dentist killed the lion just outside a national park. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:51:24 +0530 Israeli Strike on Syrian Town Kills 5 Pro-regime Forces: Monitor An Israeli air strike on a government-held village on the Golan Heights ceasefire line killed five pro-regime forces, a monitoring group said. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:42:31 +0530 Iran Nuclear Deal Turns up Lobbying Heat on Congress The Iran nuclear deal has boosted congressional lobbying, with President Obama securing the support of pro-Israel groups. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:31:17 +0530 Iran, France Talk of 'New Era' in Ties After Nuclear Deal Iran said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius' visit is the start of a "new era" in bilateral relations following a historic nuclear deal. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:17:56 +0530 Indian American to Represent Self in Double Murder Case An Indian American man, facing a death penalty for a double murder, will represent himself during an appeal in the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:11:08 +0530 Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Dead The leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mohammed Omar, has died, BBC reported on Wednesday quoting Afghan officials. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:07:50 +0530 Turkey, China Presidents to Discuss Uighur Tensions Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Beijing to reduce tensions arising out China's treatment of its Uighur minority. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:00:34 +0530 ISIS Preparing to Attack India: Report The ISIS is preparing to attack India to provoke an Armageddon-like confrontation with the US, according to an internal recruitment document of the feared group which also seeks to unite the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban into a single army of terror. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:59:24 +0530 Panda Fakes Pregnancy to Get Round-The-Clock Care in Taiwan Panda experts, who flew from China, determined through ultrasound checks that Yuan was not pregnant, China's sate-run Xinhua news agency reported. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:55:30 +0530 World’s Most Popular Song 'Happy Birthday' Not Under Copyright Anymore’s-Most-Popular-Song-Happy-Birthday-Not-Under-Copyright-Anymore/2015/07/29/article2946934.ece The ‘Happy birthday’ song can now be used in movies and films as Warner Chappell’s copyright over the song is not valid anymore. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:48:48 +0530’s-Most-Popular-Song-Happy-Birthday-Not-Under-Copyright-Anymore/2015/07/29/article2946934.ece Quick Government Reaction to Meltdown Stabilised Chinese Stocks A recent stock market meltdown in China had wiped out about a third of market valuation in less than a month. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:35:32 +0530 Barack Obama Grooves With Kenyan Pop Stars, Video Goes Viral Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:27:26 +0530 Pakistan Police Kills Lashkar-i-Jhangvi Chief, 13 Others Malik Ishaq, the chief of banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ), his two sons and 11 top members of the group linked to al-Qaeda were killed in an "encounter" in Pakistan's Punjab province. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:33:23 +0530 China Shuts Down Taizhou Airport After Security Breach China has closed down an airport in its eastern Zhejiang province following a recent incident in which a passenger managed to smuggle a lighter and knife and attempted to set fire to the plane while on flight. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:05:40 +0530 'Woman Found Headless in River Was Killed by Husband' Jasvinder Kaur died after being dealt a punch on the neck by her husband Harvinder Singh during a fight, the Straits Times said today. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:03:33 +0530 Pakistan Police Kill Leader of Anti-Shiite Militant Group Malik Ishaq was shot dead along with several other senior Laskhar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) leaders in the eastern province of Punjab. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:06:14 +0530 Calais Migrant Situation 'Very Concerning': Cameron David Cameron on Wednesday expressed concern over an attempt by an estimated 2,000 migrants to enter Britain from the French port town of Calais via the Eurotunnel. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:04:21 +0530 Bangladesh Upholds Opposition Politician's Death Sentence The 66-year-old leader was originally found guilty by the International Crimes Tribunal, a controversial domestic war crimes court, of nine charges including genocide, torture and rape. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:02:58 +0530 White House Rejects Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden The Obama administration reiterated its belief that Snowden should face criminal charges for his actions. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:56:07 +0530 Nepal Temple Bans Animal Sacrifice Millions of pilgrims from India and Nepal attend the festival at the Gadhimai temple that lies about 90 miles south of Kathmandu. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:52:46 +0530 Russian Veto Expected as Security Council Votes on MH17 Ukraine and the West suspect the plane was hit by a surface-to-air missile fired by Russian soldiers or Russia-backed separatist rebels. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:25:05 +0530 NASA Orbiter Ready For Mars Lander's Arrival in 2016 On Wednesday, the Mars orbiter will be engaged in a 77-second firing of six intermediate-size thrusters that will adjust the orbit timing of the veteran spacecraft. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:22:45 +0530