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MUMBAI: Today Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met Mumbai's famous dabbawalas (tiffin-box carriers) and was apprised of how their impeccable delivery system is and has won global acclaim, works. This afternoon, Queen Maxima visited the Andheri railway station and interacted with dabbawalas, Mumbai Dabbawalas Association spokesperson Subhash Talekar said. "The queen met the dabbawalas at their...
NEW DELHI: India's acquisition of the state-of-the art Russian S-400 ballistic missile shield could come at the cost of getting access to cutting-edge US military equipment like Predator drones. William Thornberry, the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said in an exclusive interview, "The acquisition of this technology will limit, I...
On Monday, Pakistan selected former chief justice Nasir Ul Mulk as interim prime minister until general elections are hung on July 25, chief Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said. "No Pakistani can lift a finger (against) such a name," Abbasi told reporters, seated next to opposition leader Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah. The declaration...
BEIJING/WASHINGTON: The international safe haven, which issued a health alert to Americans living in China, said it couldn't connect the case to medical problems endured by U.S. government staff in Cuba going back to late 2016. An American resident working at the U.S. office in the southern Chinese city of...
JAMMU: Thirteen-year-old Shivpaul was playing with his younger brother Krishan Lal Sharma when a Pakistani mortar shell detonated inside their home in Samba segment of Jammu and Kashmir. Recovering at the Government Medical College (GMC) doctor's facility here Shivpaul makes just a single inquiry - about the prosperity of his...
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was out of control when it plunged into the ocean, on Tuesday australian investigators defended their findings that despite renewed theories that a rogue pilot ditched the plane. In the southern Indian Ocean and a continuing private search commissioned by Malaysia, Boeing 777 -- which vanished in...
YANGON: Amnesty International said today in a report Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, that sheds fresh light on the complex ethnic rivalries in the state. The report said, on August 25, 2017, the killings took place the same day that the Rohingya insurgents staged coordinated deadly raids on...
A definitive objective for North Korea will end up becoming a nuclear weapons state, asserts a former North Korean diplomat. As revealed by the Yonhap news office on Monday, Thae Yong-ho a previous London-based North Korean ambassador communicated questions over the likelihood of a total denuclearization of North Korea. While tending to...
In a jarring contrast, Israeli powers shot and killed no less than 55 Palestinians and injured more than 1,200 amid mass challenges on Monday along the Gaza fringe, while only a couple of miles away Israel and the U.S. held a merry introduction service for the new American Embassy...
KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said all misconceptions with Nepal are finished and the two-sided binds are making a beeline for another high. Focusing on that the current race and its result would be composed in brilliant words in Nepal's history, the Indian Prime Minister said ties...