Vote tallying in Nepal's historic elections is expected to begin on Friday with communist CPN-UML party expected to sweep the poll

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20 February 2018
Kerala: House of BJP activist TJ Jijesh in Paravoor, attacked by unknown people, late last night; 3 two-wheelers parked in front of the house caught fire
As North Korea perfects ICBM program, Japan will purchase long-range missiles for the first time, citing national security concerns. Japan Def. Ministry tells @CNN Lockheed Martin's LRASM and JASSM to go on F15 fighter jets and Kongsberg's JSM to go on F35 fighter jets.
Suspected Pakistani ISI agent arrested by Batala Police in Punjab, police says 'he went to Pakistan and came in contact with their secret agencies, agreed and gave all confidential information of the Indian army'2 month ago
Suspected Pakistani ISI agent arrested by Batala Police in Punjab, police says 'he went to Pakistan and came in contact with their secret agencies, agreed and gave all confidential information of the Indian army'
Punjab: Shiromani Akali Dal workers led by Sukhbir Singh Badal and former minister Bikram Singh Majithia block NH-54 highway in Amritsar in protest against Congress, demand withdrawal of cases against Akali workers lodged by Ferozepur police after alleged attack by Congress workers2 month ago
Punjab: Shiromani Akali Dal workers led by Sukhbir Singh Badal and former minister Bikram Singh Majithia block NH-54 highway in Amritsar in protest against Congress, demand withdrawal of cases against Akali workers lodged by Ferozepur police after alleged attack by Congress workers
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in Nepal at 8:21 am today
Himachal Pradesh: Shimla Police nabs one of the three under trial Nepal nationals from Jubberhatti forest area. Search on for rest two. The three rape accused escaped from Model Central Jail Kanda earlier on Wednesday.
Kanpur: 5 killed, 4 critically injured in a collision between two trucks in Sajeti
Mumbai: Car rammed into a driver in Ghatkopar, last night. No casualties/injuries. Police registered a case of rash driving
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 25km SSW of Zuobude, China
Fire broke out at a godown near Dahisar in Navi Mumbai, in the early morning hours, fire tenders present at the spot to extinguish the flames
Japan's 3rd-quarter GDP rises 2.5% on an annualized basis
US-ROK combined air exercise Vigilant ACE ends today. If the Armistice were to collapse, Yonhap reports that the USAF and ROKAF would have 700 preliminary targets to destroy.
2 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump No official US decision yet on participation in WinterOlympics2018 amid Korean peninsula security concerns, says @PressSec.
2 month ago
Indian Muslims not responsible for Hafiz Saeed's actions, says Mani Shankar Aiyar
Vote tallying in Nepal's historic elections is expected to begin on Friday with communist CPN-UML party expected to sweep the poll
2 month ago
Lavrov says Kim Jong Un wants direct talks with U.S. on guarantees for his security
2 month ago
Lavrov says told Tillerson North Korea wants to talk to U.S.
7 DEC: JASDF Fighters scrambled to intercept 1x Y-8 and 4x H-6's (Chinese AF) over the East China Sea and Pacific Ocean2 month ago
7 DEC: JASDF Fighters scrambled to intercept 1x Y-8 and 4x H-6's (Chinese AF) over the East China Sea and Pacific Ocean
US senator Tammy Duckworth on North Korea: "Most Americans don't realize how close we are to this war"
2 month ago
Lavrov, Tillerson urge North Korea to strictly comply with UN SC resolutions. Lavrov stresses unacceptability of escalation - Russian foreign ministry
Gwangju Air Base, South Korea: U.S. Air Force members and student and instructor pilots from the 1st Fighter Wing posing in front of a F-22 Raptor today (Dec. 7, 2017).2 month ago
Gwangju Air Base, South Korea: U.S. Air Force members and student and instructor pilots from the 1st Fighter Wing posing in front of a F-22 Raptor today (Dec. 7, 2017).
US Ambassador to Japan William F. Hagerty visite Camp Sendai today amid the Yama Sakura combat readiness and interoperability command post Exercise between US and Japanese Forces.
Department of State: Today, Secretary Tillerson and Austria's Foreign Minister @sebastiankurz discussed our joint commitment to restoring Ukraine's sovereign territory, the war against terrorism and our efforts to defeat ISIS, and North Korea during their meeting in Vienna.2 month ago
Department of State: Today, Secretary Tillerson and Austria's Foreign Minister @sebastiankurz discussed our joint commitment to restoring Ukraine's sovereign territory, the war against terrorism and our efforts to defeat ISIS, and North Korea during their meeting in Vienna.
IMF warns high debt threatens China's financial stability
2 month ago
Pastor slain as NPA communist rebels, soldiers clash in Mindoro
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 95km W of Kuripan, Indonesia
2 month ago
Russia is aiding North Korea with oil imports, ignoring U.S. efforts to isolate Kim Jong-un
CAAC completed first drone and airliner collision test in China.
B-1B bomber of the @usairforce flies over the Korean Peninsula with ROK F-16 and F-15K and US F-35A and F35B fighter jets during aerial drill2 month ago
B-1B bomber of the @usairforce flies over the Korean Peninsula with ROK F-16 and F-15K and US F-35A and F35B fighter jets during aerial drill
China called parties to resume the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, voicing support to resolve disputes including the status of Jerusalem, in accordance with UN resolutions: FM spokesperson
2 month ago
UK: Vijay Mallya arrives at London's Westminster court for hearing in extradition case
President of the Philippines Duterte on drug war: 'We do not enjoy killing our own folk'
2 month ago
Russian lawmaker, citing North Korean envoy, says Pyongyang does not want escalation
2 month ago
Singapore is going to get its first bitcoin dispute trial
Chinese President XiJinping and visiting Maldives President Abdulla Yameen agreed to jointly promote the Beltand Road Initiative as they met in Beijing Thursday
Indonesia to ban digital currency transactions by fintech firms amid bitcoin frenzy
2 month ago
Campaigning for first phase of Gujarat polls has ended
North Korea says nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continues to criticize a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea
North Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games
2 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces launched Cordon and Search Operation in Anantnag's Chukh Kamad
Philippines Army recommends 1 year extension of MartialLaw in Mindanao — source
Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hits J&K's Ladakh region: MeT.
China urged India to stop flying activities near the border after an Indian drone crashed in the Chinese territory, said a FM spokesperson on Thursday, adding it impairs China's sovereignty integrity, peace and stability in two countries' border region
Macron: Reversing nuclear agreement with Iran will result in a situation similar to that of North Korea
BJP President Amit Shah at a public rally in Mehsana2 month ago
BJP President Amit Shah at a public rally in Mehsana
Trade talks with China must include state firms' role, Trudeau says
2 month ago
Indian border security personnel immediately alerted Chinese counterparts to locate the UAV. In response, Chinese side reverted with location details. Exact cause of the incident is under investigation. Matter being dealt with in accordance with established protocols: Indian MoD statement
2 month ago
An Indian UAV which was on a regular training mission inside the Indian territory lost contact with the ground control due to some technical problem and crossed over the LAC in the Sikkim Sector: Ministry of Defence statement
Journalist Madhusudan Yadav attacked in Kanpur's Ghatampur. His father,mother and brother also injured
2 month ago
KCNA: "A committee for remembering leader Kim Jong Il was formed in Reykjavik, Iceland, on November 30. Jon Arni Halldorsson, general secretary of the Iceland-DPRK Friendship and Cultural Society, was elected chairman of the remembrance committee."
Punjab: 4 people dead and 14 injured after a bus collided with a truck near Singhanwala village in Moga district
Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants barged into house of a cop in Ajas, Bandipora and kidnapped his brother, last night; he was later released
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met officers of the Kendriya Sainik Board on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day2 month ago
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met officers of the Kendriya Sainik Board on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day
Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested two more accused in connection with murder of five people in Mansarovar Park. Total seven arrests made so far2 month ago
Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested two more accused in connection with murder of five people in Mansarovar Park. Total seven arrests made so far
2 month ago
India's position on Palestine is independent and consistent. It is shaped by our views and interests, and not determined by any third country: Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel by the US
Tamil Nadu: At least seven people killed after a tempo traveller hit a stationary vehicle in Agaram near Thuvarankurichi in Mannapparai
Kathmandu: Final round of voting for parliament and provincial council election begins in Nepal
2 month ago
Earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck 111 km north east of Thang, J&K in the early morning hours
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 112km N of Dofa, Indonesia
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 111km NE of Thang, India
Diphtheria rapidly spreading among Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, warns @WHO.
Looks like there is some intense activity at Osan AB, South Korea, now, where the clock says 05:11 AM. Ex. Vigilant Ace underway very early: "Expended 1x GBU-31 and 1x HARM"
2 month ago
"I may be more concerned today about a potential North Korean action" but @SenatorBurr says when he lays his head down on his pillow, "Cyber's the greatest threat"
2 month ago
Still, @SenatorBurr warns not to underestimate North Korea's ability to innovate - which means sanctions may be having less of an impact
2 month ago
"Would it surprise me that Russia might attempt to provide products [to DPRK]? No, that wouldn't surprise me" says @SenatorBurr