'Crooked' Hillary worst loser of all time: Trump (3 minutes ago)
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has slammed Hillary Clinton -- his Democratic rival in the 2016 elections -- as the worst loser of all time after she accused him of failing to accept responsibility for sexual assault allegations.
Nile water share 'matter of life or death': Egyptian President (00:36)
Cairo, Nov 19 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said that Egypt's share of Nile water is "a matter of life or death" for his nation.
India's Manushi Chhillar wins Miss World crown (Second Lead) (23:42)
Sanya (China), Nov 18 (IANS) India's Manushi Chhillar on Saturday won the coveted "Miss World 2017" title at a glittering event here, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international pageant.
Amidst US shadow, nearly 200 nations pledge climate action (Lead) (21:44)
By Vishal Gulati
Bonn, Nov 18 (IANS) Amidst the shadow of the US decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, nearly 200 nations on Saturday pledged to launch a process next year to start reviewing existing plans to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Russian bombers strike IS targets in Syria (21:18)
Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS) Russian long-range military bombers launched an airstrike on Islamic State facilities in eastern Syria on Saturday, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
Thousands march in Harare for Mugabe's ouster (Night Lead) (20:46)
Harare, Nov 18 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on Saturday demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, in what could spell the political end for the 93-year-old leader who has ruled the country for nearly four decades.
India asks UN to follow democratic principles, elect Bhandari as ICJ judge (Lead) (20:44)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) India has asked the UN member nations to follow democratic principles and re-elect Dalveer Bhandari as a world court judge by accepting the global majority he has received in the General Assembly.
10 Indians missing since October in ship capsize declared 'not found' (20:40)
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The government on Saturday finally declared that the 10 Indians who went missing after a merchant ship sank off the coast of Japan last month "could not be found".
Hariri meets Macron, will return to Lebanon on November 22 (Second Lead) (20:10)
Beirut/Paris, Nov 18 (IANS) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri met French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday after he arrived here from Saudi Arabia for talks on a crisis sparked by his resignation earlier this month.
India's Manushi Chillar wins Miss World crown (Lead) (20:08)
Sanya (China), Nov 18 (IANS) India's Manushi Chillar on Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 title at a glittering event here, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international pageant.
India's Manushi Chillar crowned Miss World 2017 (19:40)
Sanya (China), Nov 18 (IANS) India's Manushi Chillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant here, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000.
Indian contestant in top five of Miss World 2017 (19:36)
Sanya (China), Nov 18 (IANS) Miss India World 2017 Manushi Chillar, a 21-year-old from Haryana, has made it to the top five at the Miss World 2017 pageant here.
Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature (Lead) (19:28)
By Saket Suman
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam's "The Story of a Brief Marriage" -- a touching tale of a young man trapped on the frontlines between the Sri Lankan Army and the Tamil Tigers -- has bagged the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017. .
Google Lens in Assistant starts rolling out for Pixel, Pixel 2 (19:10)
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Google has started rolling out visual search feature Google Lens in Assistant for the first batch of Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphones.
India wants Jadhav's mother to be allowed to meet him first (Lead) (18:48)
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday said it has received India's reply to its offer to allow the wife of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death here, to meet his wife. According to sources, India has requested that Jadhav's mother be allowed to meet him first.
Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature (18:40)
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasams "The Story of a Brief Marriage" -- a touching tale of a young man trapped on the frontlines between the Sri Lankan army and the Tamil Tigers -- has bagged the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017. The announcement was made at the magnificent Bangla Academy here during the closing ceremony of the three-day-long Dhaka Literature Festival on Saturday.
Apple's first VP of inclusion and diversity leaves after 6 months (18:18)
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Denise Young Smith, who joined Apple in May as its first Vice President of inclusion and diversity, will leave the company at the end of the year.
Advanced satellite to improve US weather forecast launched (18:14)
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) NASA on Saturday successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a highly advanced polar-orbiting satellite to improve weather forecasts up to seven days in advance.
Thousands rally in Harare calling for Mugabe to quit (Second Lead) (17:36)
Harare, Nov 18 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people gathered in the centre of Harare on Saturday to call for the resignation of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, as moves to force him to stand down gather pace after a military takeover in the southern African nation.
Fresh outbreak of bird flu detected in South Korea (16:48)
Seoul, Nov 18 (IANS) South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on Saturday said it had detected a fresh outbreak of bird flu at a farm in the country's south and ordered the culling of 12,300 fowls as a preventive measure.
India replies to offer on Jadhav, wife to meet: Islamabad (16:22)
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday said it has received a response from India on Islamabad's offer to allow alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife and it was being considered.
Antibiotic resistance: 'Bad bugs, no drugs' turning into reality (Nov 13-19 is World Antibiotic Awareness Week) (16:20)
By Gokul Bhagabati
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) With the growth of antibiotic resistance already complicating treatments for several diseases in India including common urinary tract infections, the country appears to be in an advanced position to immerse itself in the ignominy of the fast-arriving post-antibiotic world in which even common infections would once again become incurable.
Researchers find human evolution to be uneven, punctuated (16:20)
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Researchers have found Neanderthals survived at least 3,000 years longer in the Southern Iberia region, modern day Spain, long after they had died out everywhere else.
Huawei accidentally installs GoPro Quik app on some handsets: Report (16:18)
Shenzhen (China), Nov 18 (IANS) Chinese handset maker and networking company Huawei is reportedly installing a third-party application named GoPro Quik on some devices without notifying the users or asking for consent.