Thursday, May 23 2019 | Time 08:11 Hrs(IST)
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  • Counting begins eight LS seats in Marathwada region
  • Counting of votes starts at 77 centres in UP for 80 Lok Sabha seats
  • Counting of votes begins for 14 Assam LS seats
  • Counting begins amid tight security in TN, AIADMK's fate to be known
  • Two girls killed, one injured after hit by mudslide in Baramulla
  • As all eyes on counting of votes, BJP talking about 100-day agenda of 'new Govt'
  • Pakistan records 52 pc in FDI
  • US state dept says Turkey to face ‘very negative’ consequences if S-400 sale takes place
  • UK labour chairman calls for snap election after senior Tory quits
  • Nath confident of Cong win
World

DR Congo report reveals shocking abuse of girls

20 May 2019 | 5:51 PM

Kinshasa, May 20 (UNI) An investigation into a conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has found that an alarming number of young girls were raped, abducted and forced to join a militia.

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Pak SC orders to club Aafia case petition with other similar petition

20 May 2019 | 5:49 PM

Islamabad, May 20 (UNI) Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday ordered to club a petition seeking the repatriation of Dr Aafia Siddiqui case, with a petition seeking repatriation of Pakistanis jailed abroad.

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Brazil violence: Gunmen kill 11 people in bar in Belém

20 May 2019 | 5:43 PM

Sao Paulo, May 20 (UNI) Masked gunmen killed 11 people indiscriminately after bursting into a bar in the northern Brazilian city of Belém on Sunday.

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Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days to save fish

20 May 2019 | 5:03 PM

Dhaka, May 20 (UNI) Bangladesh has banned fishing off its coast for 65 days to try and boost depleted fish stocks.

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WHO: Promoting healthy sustainable future

WHO: Promoting healthy sustainable future

20 May 2019 | 4:58 PM

United Nations, May 20 (UNI) Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”.

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Ecuador hands over Assange's belongings to US

20 May 2019 | 4:50 PM

Quito, May 20 (UNI) Ecuador has begun giving the US some of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange's possessions left behind following his stay in its London embassy.

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Non-EU graduates struggle with Swiss job access

Non-EU graduates struggle with Swiss job access

20 May 2019 | 4:33 PM

Bern, May 20 (UNI) Swiss companies would be happy to employ foreign specialists with a Swiss degree, but complicated rules and immigration laws present obstacles for both companies and graduates who come from countries outside the EU or EFTA.

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Comedian Zelensky sworn in as Ukrainian president

Comedian Zelensky sworn in as Ukrainian president

20 May 2019 | 4:29 PM

Kiev, May 20 (UNI) Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has been sworn in as the country's new president at a ceremony in the capital Kiev.

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B'desh police's contribution changed lifestyle of Bede community

20 May 2019 | 4:29 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka May 20 (UNI) A high police officer's Bangladesh initiative has improved the condition of members of Bede community, who were marginalised in the society for long.

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US prez says war would be 'end' of Iran

US prez says war would be 'end' of Iran

20 May 2019 | 4:13 PM

Washington, May 20 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Iran, suggesting it will be destroyed if a conflict breaks out between the two countries.

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Australian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector

Australian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector

20 May 2019 | 4:04 PM

Sydney, May 20 (UNI) An Australian man has unearthed a 1.

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ILO blacklists Switzerland

20 May 2019 | 3:38 PM

Bern, May 20 (UNI) Employees who are active in trade unions are not sufficiently protected from being sacked in Switzerland, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

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Huge Chinese tourist party descends on Switzerland

20 May 2019 | 3:33 PM

Bern, May 20 (UNI) Some 12,000 Chinese tourists have arrived in Switzerland to enjoy the benefits of the largest-scale work incentive trip ever sent to the Alpine country.

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Pak needs diplomatic push to exit FATF grey list

20 May 2019 | 3:00 PM

Islamabad, May 20 (UNI) Apart from technical compliance, Pakistan needs to launch an aggressive diplomatic effort over the next four weeks to secure enough support and votes to exit the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) — the global watchdog on anti-money laundering (AML) and combating financing terror (CFT).

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