- US warns Syria over alleged chemical weapons usage(09:34)
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US State Department has issued a warning to the Syrian government, saying Washington was closely looking into allegations that Bashar al-Assad's troops have used chemical weapons in recent days.
- It was my choice not to do films for a while: Karisma Kapoor(09:34)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) It's been over seven years since the audience saw actress Karisma Kapoor lighting up the screens with her high on energy and impactful performances. She says she chose not to do full-fledged roles in films for a while as she wanted to be at home with her young children. But now the "Dil To Pagal Hai" star is back in the saddle in a different avatar and on a new platform.
- Determined to 'prove Arthur wrong' at WC: Wahab Riaz(09:26)
Lahore, May 22 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz, who has been named in the Pakistan squad for the upcoming World Cup, is raring to go and prove coach Mickey Arthur wrong in the showpiece event beginning May 30 in England and Wales.
- Nike, Adidas urge Trump to end trade war(07:52)
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Some of the world's biggest footwear firms are urging US President Donald Trump to end the trade war with China, warning of a "catastrophic" effect on consumers.
- Mumbai North, Bangalore North see highest transgender turnout(07:30)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat with 167 votes saw highest turnout of transgenders as the voters listed in "other" category continue to be low all across the country, according to the preliminary data in Election Commission's Voter turnout app.
- UN forecasts global economy to grow 2.7% in 2019(05:16)
United Nations, May 22 (IANS) The United Nations on Tuesday downgraded its forecast for world economic growth, announcing that it expects overall growth of 2.7 per cent this year and 2.9 per cent in 2020.
- US dollar rises amid economic data(03:26)
New York, May 22 (IANS) US dollar rose slightly on Tuesday as investors digested the latest economic data as well as remarks from central bank officials.
- Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award(02:18)
Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women's healthcare ecosystem, in India, said its organiser 'Asia One' magazine's publisher on Tuesday.
- China-Myanmar media forum held in Yangon(01:06)
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) The China-Myanmar media forum, held on Tuesday in Myanmar's Yangon, focused on the Belt and Road Initiative and relations between China and Myanmar.
- Naidu meets Gowda, Kumaraswamy for post-poll alliance(00:34)
Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday discussed forging a non-BJP alliance after the results of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday with Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda and Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy here, a party official said.
- Opposition raising EVM issue unnecessarily: NDA(00:12)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition parties had raised doubts on the EVMS "unnecesarily" and the act was out of "desperation" of losing the election, NDA leaders said on Tuesday after their meeting ahead of counting of votes on May 23.
- There will be tit for tat: Paswan on threat of post-poll violence(23:58)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) "There will be a tit for tat", Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday in the presence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh when he was asked there were reports that violence can take place in the country after results of Lok Sabha polls on May 23.