Permanent presence for legend Freddie Mercury

A street in the London suburb where iconic rock musician Freddie Mercury lived as a teenager has been renamed Freddie Mercury Close.

Chef breaks Guinness book world record for largest onion bhaji weighing 175 kgs

An award-winning Bangladeshi chef has broken the Guinness Book world record for the largest onion bhaji in a charity event to feed hundreds of homeless people.

Trump announces $3bn defence deal with India

Great bonhomie was on display at the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad on Monday as both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump heaped praises on each other

Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on March 3

Further delay in the execution of the Nirbhaya case convicts would be “sacrilegious” to the rights of the victim and for justice, a Delhi court noted on Monday, fixing 6 am on March 3 as the fresh date for their hanging

Hafiz Saeed jailed for 5.5 years in 2 terror cases

Days before the FATF plenary, a Lahore-based anti-terrorism court convicted Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Hafiz Saeed, in two terror-financing cases, sentencing him to five and a half years’...

China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 1,886

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 1,800 on Tuesday after 93 more people died in Hubei province, the hard-hit epicentre of the outbreak

Burglars entered 83-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer Zallu Hassan's house and attacked her so badly that her family feared that she was dead. Zallu Hassan suffered severe facial injuries including a broken cheekbone and jaw and a fractured eye...

When most of the illustrious names in grocery chains like Carrefour of France, Tesco of Britain and Walmart of the United States, are making a retreat from their overseas forays, two German chains, Aldi and Lidl are making it big in their international...

The government of India on Monday ruled out a role for separatists in resolving the Kashmir issue, saying there was no place for a third party in Indo-Pak ties, as it tore into Islamabad on a day the Pakistani high commissioner met Hurriyat...

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