Nepal''s first woman acting Chief Justice Sushila Karki has assumed office, months after the country got its first woman President and Speaker.
Panama Papers: Spain minister quits
Madrid: The worldwide Panama Papers scandal claimed a fresh political victim today as Spain''s industry minister resigned over allegations he had links to offshore companies.
ISIS is most dangerous terror group: Rice
Calling the Islamic State as the "most dangerous" terror organisation, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice today said America has a four-point strategy to fight the dreaded militant group which poses an "enormous" threat to civilians under its brutal reign.
Rescuers scramble for survivors after Japan quake
Mashiki (Japan): Rescuers were scrambling to find survivors after an earthquake in south Japan that left at least nine dead and hundreds injured, sparking fires and buckling roads.
NASA's Saturn probe detects interstellar dust
Washington: NASA''s Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn has for the first time detected and analysed dust coming from beyond our solar system.
"India's growth spillover unlikely outside South Asia"
Even as India is now the fastest growing emerging economy in the world, its impact is unlikely to be felt beyond South Asia, senior IMF officials said today and at the same time warned of the adverse consequences of China''s economic downtown.
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