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Delhi ex chief minister Sheila Dikshit dies

The former chief minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit has died aged 81, following a long illness. The veteran politician was the longest-serving chief minister of the Indian capital, serving for three terms from 1998 to 2013. Dikshit also served as ...

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Explosion at gas factory in central China kills at least 12

Photo: An aerial view shows the aftermath of the blast at a gas plant in Yima city in central China’s Henan province Saturday, July 20, 2019. Beijing, Jul 20 : The death toll has risen to 12 in a gas ...

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Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia

The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has risen to 152 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries, officials said Saturday. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 ...

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Man shouting ‘You die!’ kills 33 in Japan anime studio fire

Photo: A security guard stands near the Kyoto Animation Studio building destroyed in an attack, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Kyoto, Japan. Tokyo, Jul 19 : A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it ...

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Explosion outside Kabul University kills 6, wounds 27

Photo: Workers clean the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 19, 2019. Kabul, Jul 19 : A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least six people ...

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Death toll crosses 250 in South Asia floods

Children have been swept away by floodwaters and others killed in landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains across south Asia as the death toll passed 250 Wednesday, with authorities bracing for worse weather in some regions. The annual deluge is ...

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Kyoto Animation fire: Twelve dead after suspected arson attack

At least 12 people have died and dozens are injured in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, local emergency officials have said. Local media quoted police as saying a man broke into the Kyoto Animation ...

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14 dead in Mumbai building collapse

The death toll in the Kesarbai building collapse rose to 14 on Wednesday as rescue operations continued for the second day after the 100-year-old structure crumbled to the ground in the Dongri area of Maharashtra’s Mumbai on Tuesday. Among the ...

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U.S. to raise bar for “made in America” products

Washington, July 16 : U.S. President Donald Trump ordered Monday that only products with more than 55 percent made in the United States may be considered “made in America,” eyeing to raise the bar to 75 percent in the future. ...

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7 dead in building collapses, rescue operation underway in India

At least seven people died after a guest house building collapsed owing to heavy rains in Solan district in Himachal Pradesh. The deceased include one civilian and six Army personnel. Some Army personnel are also said to be trapped under ...

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