Peshawar, Pakistan - A suicide bomber targeted a government van in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least one person and wounding several others, officials said.

A powerful bomb blast on Monday ripped through a protest in the Pakistani city of Lahore, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens, according to officials.

As the power struggle between the two AIADMK factions intensifies, acting chief minister O Panneerselvam is determined to prove his majority in the state assembly to shut down rival VK Sasikala. Here's a look at the men who will play a key role in Panneerselvam's endeavour:

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 23:37

Panneerselvam says he was forced to resign

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister O Paneerselvam on Tuesday night said he was forced to resign from the post.

An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude struck Uttarakhand on Monday night. Strong tremors were felt in national capital Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon, Punjab and other parts of north India.

Qatar Airways launched its first service to Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday with the return leg set to be the longest scheduled commercial flight by flying time, according to the airline's website.

A US appeals court in San Francisco has denied an emergency motion filed by the justice department to reinstate President Donald Trump's halted immigration ban. 

CHENNAI: Sasikala Natarajan - the longtime companion of J Jayalalithaa who became the party chief after her death - has been elected the chief of AIADMK's legislature party, clearing the decks for her takeover as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

Myanmar's security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned down villages since October in a campaign that likely amounts to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing, according to the United Nations.

Thursday, 02 February 2017 10:55

Jaitley bans cash dealings above Rs. 3 lakh

Continuing with government steps to clamp down on black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday proposed to ban all cash transactions above Rs. 3 lakh beginning April 1, 2017.

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