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Last updated: Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:06:13 PM

Five Indian women enter finals in World Junior Boxing
Taipei, May 22 (IANS) Indian boxers Soniya, Savita, Mandeep Sandhu, Sakshi and Gonella Niharika advanced to the finals of the AIBA Women's Junior World Boxing Championships here on Friday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 7:36:19 PM

28 places in quake-hit Kathmandu declared no-go zones
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) With life limping back to normalcy and traffic resuming on the streets following the devastating April 25 earthquake and its aftermath, Nepal Police have declared several road stretches in the Kathmandu Valley no-go zones to prevent any untoward incidents, keeping in mind the vulnerability of roadside houses and other structures.

Friday, May 22, 2015 6:48:02 PM

Al Qaeda affiliate seizes hospital in Syria
Beirut, May 22 (IANS) The Nusra Front, the Syrian branch of the Al Qaeda, along with other allied militias, seized on Friday the Jisr al-Shughur hospital in northern Syria after nearly a month of clashes for its control, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

Friday, May 22, 2015 6:34:04 PM

Communist Party targets religious members in 'China's Jerusalem'
Shanghai, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Known as "China's Jerusalem" for its prominent Christian population, Wenzhou city's chapter of the Communist Party of China (CCP), will expel any party member who practices religion, the official newspaper Global Times reported on Friday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 6:28:03 PM

Change strategy to defeat IS: Iraq to US-led coalition
Dead Sea (Jordan), May 22 (IANS) Iraq called on the US-led coalition on Friday to change its strategy against the Islamic State (IS) in its bid to defeat the terror group.

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:42:12 PM

Thai junta defends performance one year after coup
Bangkok, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed on Friday his satisfaction with the junta's management a year after seizing power in a coup on May 22, 2014.

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:32:10 PM

Many bodies still lie buried in Nepal's Dolakha
Singati (Nepal), May 22 (IANS) The bodies of many of those buried in the rubble at Singati Bazar in Nepal's Dolakha district -- among the worst-affected in the devastating earthquake of April 25 and the May 12 temblor -- are yet to be retrieved as recovery parties battle the elements to complete their task.

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:30:03 PM

Indian golfer Feroz jumps 60 places to be joint 32nd
Hsinchu (Chinese Taipei), May 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Feroz Singh Garewal jumped 60 places to finish tied 32nd as he carded two-under 70 in the second round of the $120,000 Ambassador Asian Development Tour (ADT) tournament here on Friday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:26:12 PM

Golf: Indian girls finish 12th
Hong Kong, May 22 (IANS) India's three-member team comprising Gaurika Bishnoi, Ridhima Dilawari and Nishtha Madan dropped further three places to finish 12th on the final day of the 37th Queen Sirikit Cup Asia-Pacific Invitational ladies team golf championship here on Friday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:10:04 PM

China flies military planes over Miyako Strait for first time
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) Chinese military planes overflew the Miyako Strait, separating the Japanese islands of Miyako and Okinawa, as part of military exercises in the western Pacific, Efe news agency reported on Friday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 4:38:03 PM

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