Thiruvananthapuram
C
Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Wayanad
Monday, November 18, 2019

world-today

EU rebuffs American pitch of quick deal for more lobsters

The United States trade representative is hoping to broker a deal with the European Union to send more lobsters to Europe, but has received a chilly ...

German parliament approves carbon pricing, air ticket hike

Germany's parliament has approved a bill to introduce a price for carbon emissions in the transport and heating sectors as part of a broader package ...

Kuwait Cabinet quits after disputes in parliament

Kuwait's prime minister submitted his resignation on Thursday along with his Cabinet, officials said, amid infighting between ministers and criticism...

Impeachment proceedings a 'sham and should not be allowed': Trump

U.S President Donald Trump has said that the impeachment proceedings against him in the Democratic-led House of Representatives are a "sham and shoul...

Pravind Jugnauth becomes Mauritius PM

The election of Pravind Jugnauth as Mauritius prime minister has created a buzz in the district's Rasra area, from where his ancestors are said to ha...

Activists urge India, U.K to challenge Pakistani atrocities in Balochistan

The U.K chapter of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) and associated organisations called on the Indian government to challenge the atrocities of the...

Chinese takeover marks new chapter in history of British Steel

A Chinese buy-out marks a new chapter in the tumultuous history of steelmaking in the United Kingdom, which has been characterised by nationalisation...

New Zealand holds interest rates at record low

New Zealand's central bank held interest rates at a record low on Wednesday but said it was ready to step in with stimulus to support the struggling ...

SpaceX launches 60 more mni satellites for global internet

The private SpaceX company on Monday launched a second set of mini-satellites as it builds a huge constellation of the small orbiting devices aimed a...

Hong Kong officials fine UBS for overcharging clients

Swiss banking titan UBS has been fined 51 million by Hong Kong authorities for overcharging global customers for almost a decade, saying it had faile...

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit new record of USD 38 bn

E-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit another record of USD 38.38 billion, even amid concerns of slowing economic growth and trade tensio...

Baghdadi successor in U.S crosshairs, says Trump

U.S President Donald Trump placed the Islamic State group's new chief in the crosshairs on Monday as he marked Veterans' Day by celebrating the killi...

Nawaz Sharif allowed to travel abroad for urgent medical treatment

Pakistan will allow ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for urgent medical treatment, the country’s foreign minister sai...

Amnesty calls for urgent end to 'bloodbath' in Iraq

Iraqi security forces put up concrete barriers in central Baghdad on Sunday, trying to hamper and block protesters' movements a day after forcefully ...

Iran announces discovery of massive oil field

Iran has discovered a massive new oil field, President Hassan Rouhani said, a find that would boost its proven reserves by about a third in a rare pi...

No claimants for dormant Swiss accounts of Indians

No claimants have come forward for about a dozen dormant Swiss bank accounts linked to Indians, leaving the funds lying in these accounts at the risk...

Hong Kong student's death fuels more anger against police

A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters died Friday i...

U.S wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: Envoy

The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama's succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from trying to handpick his su...

No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

President Donald Trump said he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on Chinese imports, dampening recent optimism for a major de-escalation in the U.S...

5.9 magnitude quake kills at least 5, injures 120 in Iran

An emergency official says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northwestern Iran has killed at least five people and injured 120 others. Pirhossein Kouliva...

China calls Hong Kong protesters 'mobsters' after stabbing

China has slammed radical protesters in Hong Kong as 'mobsters' using violence to influence upcoming local elections, after a pro-Beijing lawmaker wa...

France reopens contested Jewish tomb in east Jerusalem

France has reopened a contested Jewish tomb in east Jerusalem after several aborted attempts. The French Consulate General reopened the Tomb of the K...

Trump will not impose tariffs on EU cars: Juncker

The outgoing president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said he believes the U.S will not impose new tariffs on imported European cars ...

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan re-elected as UAE President

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was re-elected for a fourth five-year term as the country's President by the UAE's Supreme Council, i...

Pakistan's Kartarpur video reveals ISI agenda: Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh lashed out at Islamabad over a video clip that featured Khalistani separatists, saying this showed Pakistan's h...

PM to visit Brazil on Nov 13-14 for BRICS summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brazil from Nov 13-14 to attend an annual summit of BRICS, a grouping of five countries, the external affairs...

Dog that helped kill Baghdadi to visit WH soon, says Trump

The 'hero' dog that assisted the American commandos in the mission that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi will soon visit the Whit...

Alphabet scrutinizing handling of misconduct claims

Google's parent company Alphabet has confirmed that its board is investigating how executives handled accusations of misconduct including sexual hara...

4 Indian-Americans win state, local elections in U.S

Four Indian-Americans, including a Muslim woman and a former White House technology policy advisor, have won state and local elections held in the Un...

Lata Mangeshkar doing good: Family spokesperson

Lata Mangeshkar, who has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Mumbai, is 'doing good', a spokesperson of the legendary singer's ...

Current economic slowdown episodic, says N.K Singh

Shiv Sena to lead 3-party alliance govt, says NCP

Our vision is not limited to forming govt: Gadkari

IAF aircraft strength to rise to 2000 soon: Official

Sabarimala temple opens for pilgrimage season

Amid tight security, the gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala were thrown open for the two-month long 'Mandala-Makaravilakku' pilgrimage se...