India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography

Lisbon, June 24 : Expressing surprise that no Indian Prime Minister has ever made a bilateral visit to Portugal, Narendra Modi said here on Saturday that both countries will cooperate in a number of areas, including startups, marine technology and oceanography. Modi and his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa launched the India-Portugal International Startup Hub here […]

Demands by Arab states not realistic: Qatar

Doha, June 24 : Qatar’s Foreign Minister on Saturday rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab countries for lifting sanctions, saying it is neither reasonable nor actionable. Qatar is under strict sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain over its support to terror organisations, BBC […]

One CRPF jawan killed, another injured in J&K militant attack

[Srinagar: Spacial task force of police positioning out side a school during search operation after the CRPF vehicle was attacked by militants at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured in attack. /PTI] Srinagar, June 24 : At least one CRPF trooper was killed and another injured when […]

27 towers fail fire safety checks in Britain, hundreds evacuated

London, June 24 : Twenty seven high-rise residential towers in 15 council areas in England have failed fire cladding safety tests, the government said on Saturday. Details were released by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) less than 24 hours after Camden Council in London decided on the immediate evacuation of hundreds of […]

120 missing in China landslide

Beijing, June 24 : A landslide in southwestern China’s Sichuan province on Saturday damaged dozens of houses, with at least 120 people reported missing, officials said. Officials from Maoxian County said the incident occurred after a landslide hit Xinmo village around 6 a.m. on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported. Besides at least 62 houses destroyed, […]