Amman, Dec 6 (IANS) Smuggling of weapons across the Jordanian-Syrian borders rose by 300 percent in 2013 compared to 2012, according to the Jordan Border Guards department.
Friday, December 06, 2013 5:44:03 PM
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe entered a circular lunar orbit Friday, after about 112 hours on a Earth-Moon transfer orbit, the Beijing Aerospace Control Centre said.
Friday, December 06, 2013 5:42:10 PM
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) A former county official's sentence was enhanced to eight years in prison, three years more than the sentece awarded to him previously, for the rape of a four-year-old girl.
Friday, December 06, 2013 5:08:04 PM
Male, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maldives has been awarded the title of "World's Leading Island Destination" at the 2013 World Travel Awards in Qatar, media reported Friday.
Friday, December 06, 2013 4:44:04 PM
Hong Kong, Dec 6 (IANS) India's Joshana Chinappa pulled off a sensational second successive upset in the second round of the Women's Hong Kong Open to claim her first ever quarter-final berth in a WSA World Series squash event.
Friday, December 06, 2013 3:32:06 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Nepal's economy, hobbled by prolonged wrangling among the nation's political leaders, has begun to show signs of recovery following the successful conduct of the Nov 19 constituent assembly polls.
Friday, December 06, 2013 3:12:05 PM
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) With Bangladesh's opposition refusing to relent over its main demand for a caretaker government during parliamentary polls, a UN envoy will try to broker peace between the ruling Awami League and main opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
Friday, December 06, 2013 2:12:06 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Within days of Nepal deciding to buy six Chinese aircraft, the European Commission (EC) has banned all Nepal-based airlines from flying into the European Union, terming them "unsafe".
Friday, December 06, 2013 2:12:05 PM
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian film fraternity paid tribute to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela Friday and remembered him as "a man of will, belief and perseverance" and "torch bearer of peace and harmony".
Friday, December 06, 2013 2:10:05 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) "A giant among men has passed away. He was a true Gandhian," said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Nelson Mandela's death Friday.
Friday, December 06, 2013 11:12:04 AM
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