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SC seeks Centre, MCI's reply on guidelines for private hospitals

Are there any guidelines for private hospitals to make attendants aware of the treatment being provided to the patients admitted in ICUs or CCUs? 

18 Aug 2016

Staffan de Mistura, right, UN Special Envoy for Syria and Jan Egeland, left, Senior Advisor to the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, attend a news conference after the meeting of the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Forc
UN Syria envoy pauses humanitarian task force amid fighting

The U.N. envoy for Syria has cut short a meeting of its humanitarian aid task force amid continued fighting.

18 Aug 2016

2 car bombs in eastern Turkey kill 6, wound close to 220

Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey, killing at least six people and wounding at least 219 others.

18 Aug 2016

Hindu Marriage Bill tabled in Pakistan's National Assembly

The much-debated Hindu Marriage Bill has been tabled in Pakistan's National Assembly.

18 Aug 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , right, and German Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel arrive at the Chancellery for a cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016. (AP)
Merkel dismisses link between Islamic extremism, refugees

Germany has been shaken by a string of attacks, two of which were the first in Germany claimed by the Islamic State group.

18 Aug 2016

14 years after killing first wife, Pakistani man kills second wife too for family honour

Local officials have said that a 35-year-old mother of three was stabbed to death by her husband, who had also killed his first wife around 14 years ago on the pretext of family honour.

18 Aug 2016

In this frame grab taken from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), a child sits in an ambulance after being pulled out or a building hit by an airstirke, in Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP)
Watch: Haunting video of 'shell-shocked' 5-year-old Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Syrian activists have released footage showing a boy rescued from rubble in the aftermath of a airstrike in Aleppo.

18 Aug 2016

United States' Kristi Castlin wins a women's 100-meter hurdles semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP)
US hurdler uses Olympic platform to address gun violence

Castlin's father was murdered when she was 12 by someone who broke into the hotel he managed and demanded money.

18 Aug 2016

A San Bernardino County Sheriff Department helicopter does a water drop on a RV and truck on fire during a wildfire in Devore, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP)
Firenadoes rage in California as blaze menaces 82,000

More than 1,300 firefighters were battling the giant blaze, but they were unable to contain the blaze.

18 Aug 2016

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There is no new Donald Trump: Clinton

Clinton said under his economic proposals, Trump wants to give tax cuts to big corporations, millionaires, Wall Street money managers.

18 Aug 2016

Three killed, 40 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in eastern Turkey

The attack targeting a police headquarters was carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants.

18 Aug 2016

Americans say racism against blacks in US widespread: Poll

Over six in 10 Americans have said that racism against blacks is widespread in the US, according to a poll.

18 Aug 2016

Rushing to the exit is not in Britain's interest

A serious commitment to leaving does not require the Govt to commit to flying out of the union like a bat out of hell.

18 Aug 2016

Rising seas may force Alaska village to move

Thinner ice has led to a surge in fatalities among the hunters, who plunge to their deaths through the cracks.

18 Aug 2016

Egyptian female TV presenters told to lose weight before they can go back on screen

Egypt's state-run television has suspended eight of its female presenters for being overweight.

18 Aug 2016

Russia denies Iran flights break UN arms embargo

Russian aircraft began flying missions out of Iran, in a surprise move that cements the two countries' de facto military alliance in Syria.

18 Aug 2016

Number of migrants in Calais 'Jungle' camp doubles

More than 4,000 lone children are claiming asylum in Britain, with councils tasked with ensuring they are resettled.

18 Aug 2016

World's 'largest aircraft' Airlander 10 takes off for first time

A hybrid of blimp, helicopter and airplane, it can stay aloft for days at a time and has been nicknamed the "flying bum"

18 Aug 2016

Republican presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and her Democratic counterpart Donald Trump (R). (File Photo)
How the Trump and Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

Tax policy is probably where the two United States presidential nominees differ the most.

17 Aug 2016

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Bin Laden's son urges overthrow of Saudi rulers

The son of Al-Qaeda's slain founder Osama bin Laden has urged Saudis to "overthrow" the kingdom's rulers.

17 Aug 2016

A Turkish flag in Istanbul. (File Photo | AP)
Turkey to release 38,000 from jail; frees space for plotters

Turkey issued a decree Wednesday paving the way for the conditional release of some 38,000 prisoners.

17 Aug 2016