Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) An international workshop on earthquake relief kicked off in Beijing Monday, with the theme of sharing quake response philosophy and strengthening search and rescue capacity.
Monday, December 09, 2013 7:40:11 PM
Singapore, Dec 9 (IANS) The driver involved in Sunday night's accident in Singapore that sparked a riot was Monday arrested and later released on bail.
Monday, December 09, 2013 7:40:10 PM
Colombo, Dec 9 (IANS) Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has ratified the Anti-Human Trafficking Bill, making it a criminal offence in the country, media reported here Monday.
Monday, December 09, 2013 6:36:10 PM
Tokyo, Dec 9 (IANS) Naoki Inose, governor of Japan's capital city of Tokyo, said he will give up his next year salary as a "penance" for accepting money from Tokushukai hospital, according to media report.
Monday, December 09, 2013 6:24:03 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) India Monday provided Nepal $3.8 million in aid for building embankments along rivers flowing from Nepal to India, in a bid to control floods in the Himalayan nation and adjoining areas in India.
Monday, December 09, 2013 6:20:04 PM
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China's high-resolution remote-sensing satellite Ziyuan I-03 failed to enter orbit after its launch Monday, military sources said.
Monday, December 09, 2013 5:58:03 PM
Dhaka, Dec 9 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition Monday extended its ongoing 72-hour nationwide blockade till Friday morning demanding general elections under a non-party interim government.
Monday, December 09, 2013 5:48:04 PM
Singapore, Dec 9 (IANS) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Monday said a probe committee would be set up to investigate the cause of a riot that broke out in the Little India neighbourhood Sunday evening.
Monday, December 09, 2013 5:12:05 PM
Jakarta, Dec 9 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 59 wounded Monday after a train ploughed into an oil truck in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, police said.
Monday, December 09, 2013 4:22:05 PM
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday expressed deep concern over the continuing drone strikes by the US in the country's tribal regions.
Monday, December 09, 2013 4:02:03 PM
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