Pyongyang, March 3 : North Korea on Tuesday lifted its strict travel restrictions on people entering the country, a measure taken to prevent the deadly ebola virus from spreading.
Washington, March 3 : Graduate students of Harvard are hosting the 12th India Conference on March 7 and 8 to foster a targeted dialogue and academic critique on India's path to global leadership.
Islamabad, March 3 : Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday on the third leg of his four-nation SAARC Yatra.
Melbourne, March 3 : The Australian city of Melbourne is set to feature on a new edition of the iconic board game Monopoly.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 3 : Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, said there's no horse race to run between India-born top insurance executive Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, head of Berkshire's energy companies, as his possible successors.
Sydney, March 3 : Australian researchers have discovered that the protein MCL-1 is critical for keeping milk-producing cells alive and sustaining milk production in the breast.
Washington, March 3 : Two of the four known groups of human AIDS viruses originated in western lowland gorillas in Cameroon, scientists said.
Havana, March 3 : Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has met with the five Cubans - the "Cuban Five" - who spent years in US prisons and returned home only recently, a media report said.
Madrid, March 3 : Following are the standings of Spanish La Liga after Monday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), reported Xinhua.
Canberra, March 3 : Australia will send an additional 300 troops to Iraq to train specialist Iraqi soldiers in the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday.
Rome, March 3 : Following are the standings of Italian Serie A after Monday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), Xinhua reported.
Washington, March 3 : An aide to US President Barack Obama called on Congress not to impose new sanctions on Iran, warning that such a move could derail ongoing talks on Tehran's nuclear programme.
New York, Mar 3 : The estimated death toll caused by the continuing fighting in Ukraine has now surpassed the 6,000 mark, the United Nations human rights office confirmed today, amid broader warnings that the country stands on the brink of a "new and very deadly chapter" in its conflict.
New York, Mar 3 : Peace in the Middle East hinges on resolving the ongoing crisis in Gaza, where reconstruction efforts are faltering and the blockade continues, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process, Robert Serry, said on Monday during his final visit to the war-ravaged enclave.
New York, Mar 3 : Hundreds of children seized by armed men from a village in South Sudan have generated fears that "they are going from the classroom to the front line," says the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative in that country who demanded their immediate release.
New York, Mar 3 : In his introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, the head of the United Nations atomic energy watchdog said he remains "seriously concerned" about nuclear programme of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and that he is not yet in a position to conclude that all nuclear material in Iran is used for peaceful purposes.
New York, Mar 3 : The United Nations has the mandates and tools it needs to prevent human rights violations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told delegations gathered in Geneva on Monday for the opening of the current session of the world body's Human Rights Council, while he warned that the biggest challenge to using these tools is lack of political consensus among Member States.
New York, Mar 3 : The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) congratulated the parties involved in reaching a draft agreement on peace and reconciliation, which was initialled in Algiers on Sunday, according to the UN Secretary-General's spokesperson on Monday in New York.
Beijing, Mar 3 : At least 20 people were killed in a road mishap at Linzhou City in Central China's Henan Province on Tuesday, media reports said.
New York, Mar 3 : The Government of Malaysia must increase its efforts in addressing all forms of human trafficking while also protecting the rights of its victims, a United Nations human rights expert said on Monday.
New York, Mar 3 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has congratulated Iraqi authorities for the 12-year effort to re-open the Baghdad Museum, containing artefacts dating back 7,000 years as having "tremendous significance as a response to the deliberate destruction of the country's other priceless pieces conserved in the Mosul Museum and those in the region of Nineveh."
By Mrinal Kanta Das, Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management : Two troopers of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) - Constable Gulab Yadav and Constable Narottam Das - were killed and another 12 were injured when Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres blew up a mini-bus carrying personnel near Nandai on the Imamganj - Dumaria route in Gaya District on February 24, 2015. The unit also came under fire from the Maoists after the improvised explosive device (IED) blast.
Dhaka, Mar 2 : Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, who visited Bangladesh, met country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka on Monday.
New York, Mar 2 : Sotheby's on Monday reported financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended 31 December 2014.
New York, Mar 2 : Microsoft founder Bill Gates has once again topped the list of richest man in the world, as per the annual ranking of global billionaires released by Forbes magazine.
Pyongyang, Mar 2 : North Korea on Monday fired two short-range missiles into the East Sea, media reports said.
Luxembourg, Mar 2 : In a supposed jibe at Pakistan, the European Parliament has issued a declaration explicitly expressing its concern over the misuse of European Union funds in the name of counter terror measures and misusing the same to aid the terror outfits.
Dhaka, Mar 2 : Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday arrested a person in connection with the murder of writer Avijit Roy here last week.
Rio De Janeiro, March 3 : Brazil's Gremio have signed Uruguayan striker Braian Rodriguez on loan from Real Betis, the Spanish club said.
London, March 3 : Actress Maggie Smith has added fuel to long-running speculation that the upcoming sixth season of period drama "Downton Abbey" would be the last for the series.
London, March 3 : The Football Association (FA) announced here on Monday that both Chelsea and Everton have been fined 30,000 pounds for player misconduct following an independent regulatory commission hearing.
Beijing, March 3 : At least 20 people were dead and 13 others injured on Tuesday morning when a coach fell off a cliff in central China's Henan province, authorities said.
Los Angeles, March 3 : In order to promote her upcoming studio album "Rebel Heart", singer Madonna will kick start a world tour in August this year.
London, March 3 : Model-actress Cara Delevingne is reportedly dating singer St. Vincent.
Los Angeles, March 3 : Actress Sigourney Weaver has bestowed praise on actress Jennifer Lawrence saying she is "brilliant".
United Nations, March 3 : The number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since last April has now topped 6,000, despite successive ceasefires, a UN spokesperson said on Monday, citing the latest report from the UN Office for High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Los Angeles, March 3 : Singer Kelly Clarkson says she wants her daughter, River Rose to marry rapper Wiz Khalifa's son.
Washington, March 3 : Eating peanuts may lower your risk of dying from a heart attack, US and Chinese researchers said Monday.
New York, March 3 : Singer Lady Gaga suffered a wardrobe malfunction while filming a scene here, possibly for a new season of "American Horror Story".
Los Angeles, March 3 : Singer Noel Gallagher has spoken out about losing his sight, revealing it's becoming blurry.
Geneva, March 3 : UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said on Monday that a possible separatist military offensive against the Ukrainian city of Mariupol would provoke a strong international reaction.
Los Angeles, March 3 : Singer Taylor Swift has agreed to be the godmother of her friend Jaime King's yet to born baby.
Kabul, March 3 : Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah announced on Monday that the death toll from the recent avalanches that hit the country last week reached at least 300, while the Afghan government continues to receive reports of new victims and updates on rescue operations.
New Delhi, March 2 : India and Spain held their third round of foreign office consultations here on Monday during which they held talks on issues of bilateral interest and of global and regional importance.
Washington, March 2 : The US and Israel disagree on how to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons but their alliance is stronger than ever, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said here Monday.
Wellington, Mar 02 : 'Go Ko' was the slogan to be seen and heard everywhere as teenaged South Korea-born New Zealand golf prodigy Lydia Ko beat Australian amateur Hannah Green by four shots to reclaim her New Zealand Open title at a packed Christchurch's Clearwater golf club on Sunday.
London, Mar 2 : Anglo- French actress Kristin Scott Thomas has said that lack of film roles for actresses in their 50s is a disaster and the situation is unlikely to change.
Washington, Mar. 02 : The DNA strands on the end of chromosomes may help predict when people are going to die.
Washington, Mar 2 : Taylor Swift has opened up about Katy Perry insisting that she won't be talking about her feud with the singer in any of her interview.
Wellington, Mar 02 : Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has claimed that life is so much easier with not having any alcohol, as he opened up on his battles with booze and depression.
London, Mar 2 : Scottish singer Lulu Kennedy-Cairns recently talked about how she was captivated by David Bowie's "slim but powerful" thighs.
London, March 02 : A delay in parliamentary elections in Egypt looks inevitable after the Supreme Court struck down a part of an election law after deeming it unconstitutional, a report said.
Washington, Mar. 02 : Black hole collisions has provided a deeper insight into the most energetic event in universe, the merging of two spinning, orbiting black holes into a much larger black hole, for first time ever.
Wellington, Mar 02 : Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed that the number 44 means more to him than number one, insisting that it is his family number and it would be there on his Mercedes this year as well when he begins the defence of his title.
Washington, Mar 2 : A new study has shown that are lifelong accumulation of amyloid, which are insoluble fibrous protein aggregates, in neurons of people as young as 20.
London, Mar. 02 : According to a new book on math in 'The Simpsons,' Homer Simpson may have predicted "Higgs boson" 14 years before it was discovered by the scientists.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 2 : As Warren Buffett revealed that someone from the Berkshire Hathaway itself would succeed him as the company's CEO, media speculated on two likely successors - India-born Ajit Jain and Greg Abel.
Dhaka, March 2 : The Bangladesh High Court on Monday asked the government why its "lack of action" in imposing "reasonable restrictions" on blockades and shutdowns should not be declared "illegal".
London, March 2 : A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party's (UKIP) candidate for Hull North in the British county of Yorkshire in the upcoming general election, media reported Monday.
Beijing, March 2 : Two Chinese firms have beaten global competition to launch phones with touch screens, batteries and thermal conduction incorporating graphene, a recently isolated material with outstanding electrical, chemical and mechanical properties.