Thursday, Mar 21 2019 | Time 17:22 Hrs(IST)
  • INLD legislator Gangwa from Haryana joins BJP
  • UP BJP MLA was shot during Holi
  • Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
  • No code violation in Rahul's inter-action with college students, but EC seeks 'further report' on contents of speech
  • Pending salary: Mill workers resort to novel agitation
  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
  • Pak violates ceasefire twice in a day, jawan martyred on LoC
  • Aishwarya Pissay set for Portuguese round of FIM Bajas World Cup
  • Another encounter ensues b/w militants, security forces in Baramulla
  • UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader

Germany closes its airspace for Boeing 737 max 8 aircraft

12 Mar 2019 | 11:33 PM

Berlin, Mar 12 (UNI) Germany has shutdown its airspace for Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, a Transport Ministry spokesman said.

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Bangladesh: Australian High Commissioner Julia Niblett calls on Foreign Minister

12 Mar 2019 | 8:24 PM

Dhaka, Mar 12 (UNI) Australian Foreign Minister Senator Marise Payne has congratulated Dr AK Abdul Momen on his appointment as Foreign Minister of Bangladesh.

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Qatar Airways conducts exceptional all-female flight

12 Mar 2019 | 8:10 PM

Doha, Mar 12 (UNI) Qatar Airways have celebrated a landmark flight with its scheduled service from Brussels to Doha operated by a crew made up entirely of 15 women on Airbus A350, local media reported on Tuesday.

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Japan invests Rs 48 bn for light rail project in Srilanka

12 Mar 2019 | 7:32 PM

Colombo, Mar 12 (UNI) Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for engineering services and construction of a Light Rail Transit (LRT) signed a concessionary loan agreement of JPY 30,040 million (Rs 48 billion) with Sri Lanka to build first rail-based electrified urban mass rapid transit line between Malabe and Colombo fort.

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Sri Lanka passes second reading of budget by 119 votes

12 Mar 2019 | 7:05 PM

Colombo, Mar 12 (UNI) The Sri lankan parliament on Tuesday passed the second reading of budget 2019 with 119 votes in favour.

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US to pull last embassy staff from Venezuela

12 Mar 2019 | 5:39 PM

Washington, Mar 12 (UNI) The United States has said it will withdraw all remaining diplomatic staff from Venezuela as Nicolas Maduro accused US President Donald Trump of masterminding a plot to force him from power by crippling the country’s electricity system.

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Brexit: MPs study updated legal advice on Theresa's deal

12 Mar 2019 | 5:34 PM

London, Mar 12 (UNI) MPs are weighing up what Theresa May says are "legally binding" changes to her Brexit deal as they prepare to vote on it for the second time.

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Australia joins Singapore in barring Boeing 737 Max planes

12 Mar 2019 | 5:29 PM

Singapore, Mar 12 (UNI) Singapore and Australia's aviation authorities have temporarily banned Boeing 737 Max aircraft from flying into and out of their countries.

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Saudi plane turns back to airport after mother forgets baby

12 Mar 2019 | 5:20 PM

Riyadh, Mar 12 (UNI) A Malaysia-bound plane had to turn back to Saudi Arabia after a passenger realised she had left her baby in the terminal.

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Boeing 737: Singapore bars entry and exit of 737 Max planes

Boeing 737: Singapore bars entry and exit of 737 Max planes

12 Mar 2019 | 3:17 PM

Singapore, Mar 12 (UNI) Singapore's Civil Aviation Authority has temporarily suspended the Boeing 737 Max fleet of aircraft from flying into and out of the country.

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Nepal: President in US for CSW session

Nepal: President in US for CSW session

12 Mar 2019 | 3:13 PM

Kathmandu, Mar 12 (UNI) President Bidya Devi Bhandari has reached New York of the United States to attend the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, leading a Nepali delegation.

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Brexit: MPs to vote on Theresa May's deal

12 Mar 2019 | 3:04 PM

London, Mar 12 (UNI) MPs will vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal later after she says she secured "legally binding" changes following last-minute talks with the EU, according to a BBC News report on Tuesday.

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Dahal-Oli discuss cabinet reshuffle

12 Mar 2019 | 2:55 PM

Kathmandu, Mar 12 (UNI) Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal have discussed reshuffling of the Cabinet.

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EC: Strategic approach to pharmaceuticals in environment

12 Mar 2019 | 2:03 PM

Brussels, Mar 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has adopted a Communication outlining a set of actions addressing the multifaceted challenges that the release of pharmaceuticals poses to the environment.

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Brazil: Death toll from dam collapse rises to 200

Brazil: Death toll from dam collapse rises to 200

12 Mar 2019 | 1:12 PM

Brasília, Mar 12 (UNI) The number of people killed in the collapse of a dam, belonging to the Vale company, in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais grew to 200, while 108 individuals are still missing, local security forces on Tuesday said.

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