Everything you need to know about East Bachaibari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about East Bachaibari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, June 18 (IANS) G8 leaders Tuesday condemned any use of chemical weapons in Syria, and that they were deeply concerned by the growing threat from terrorism and extremism in the Middle East country.
Tokyo (Japan), June 17 (ANI): ORIX Corporation, a leading integrated financial services group of Japan, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire 25.7 per cent of issued shares of Bahrain-based Mediterranean and Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance Company (MEDGULF).
London, June 16 (ANI): Iran will be sending a first contingent of 4,000 Iranian Revolutionary Guards to Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad's forces against the largely Sunni rebellion in the civil war in the country.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, on a visit to Myanmar, Friday met the Southeast Asian nation's communications Minister U Myat Hein and enquired about the selection process for companies bidding for telecom contracts in the country.
Abu Dhabi, June 2 (IANS/WAM) Etisalat, one of the leading telecom operators in the Middle East, has announced that its eLife and standalone landline subscribers will now be able to enjoy free national calls across the UAE.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Russia has severely criticized Europe's decision to allow the arming of Syrian rebels, saying it undercuts international efforts to negotiate an end to the civil war.
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian history enthusiasts are searching for the wreckage of an American-made bomber which crashed into the Yenisei river in Siberia during a delivery flight in World War II.
Krasnoyarsk (Russia), May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian historical enthusiasts are searching for the wreckage of an American-made Douglas A-20 light bomber that crashed into the Yenisei river in Siberia during a delivery flight in World War II, Reserve Air Force Col. Vyacheslav Filippov said Tuesday.
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The situation in Syria poses a serious threat to the entire Middle East region, Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh said Monday.
Jeddah, May 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has called for increased cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the defence sector, steps that need to be taken to combat militancy and pitched in for investment in the country during his meeting with the Indian community in Jeddah
Yangon, May 27 (IANS) Japan has provided a fresh loan of about 51 billion yen ($504 million) to help Myanmar's infrastructural development projects for Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), official sources said.
Sharjah, May 25 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East, has launched a flight to Abha in Saudi Arabia from the airlines' main hub in Sharjah.
Karachi, May 24 (ANI): China has successfully taken over the operational control of Pakistan's Gwadar Port.
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) For Comedian Ed Helms and actor Bradley Cooper, actors of the successful "The Hangover" films, the franchise is "over".
Washington, May 15 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified a new species of ichthyosaur (a dolphin-like marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs) from Iraq, which revolutionises our understanding of the evolution and extinction of these ancient marine reptiles.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): The new Nokia Asha 501, which was launched on Thursday, will give 48 days of battery life on 2G networks while on standby, according to Nokia.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A strange ghost town that has spent a quarter century under water is coming up for air again in the Argentine farmlands southwest of Buenos Aires.
London, May 10 (ANI): Soon-to-retire Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will reportedly be paid a whopping two million pounds to be an ambassador for the club after his retirement.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Cathay Pacific subsidiary Dragonair Wednesday said it would operate an extra service between Kolkata and Hong Kong from Oct 4 next.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Criminal cyber hackers from the Middle East and North Africa have joined hands to plan for cyber attacks against the websites of U.S. government agencies, banks and other companies, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow believes there is a pressing need to hold an international conference on a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East before the end of the current year, the Russian foreign ministry said Saturday.
United Nations, April 25 (IANS) India has voiced concern over intensification of settlement activities by Israel and the blockade of Gaza, saying if the situation persists it could lead to serious destabilization in the region.
Gaza, April 23 (IANS) Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh welcomed Tuesday Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's determination to visit the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip despite US pressure.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Just as humans follow complex social situations in deciding who to befriend or to abandon, a new study has suggested that animals also use the same level of sophistication in judging social configurations.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): 12 to14 year old students from East Side Middle School in New York City are attempting to put an end to the elephant crisis, which is at an all time high with more and more demand for ivory taking more and more lives.
Washington, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia fears not only losing its "last bastion" of influence in the Middle East but also what would follow Syrian President Bashal al-Assad, US director of national intelligence James Clapper has said.
London, April 16 (ANI): Justin Bieber is looking forward to buy a property in Dubai, which is known for its strict laws.
London, April 16 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber, who is due to perform in Dubai next month, is planning a long-term stay there and is keen to get a house rather than a hotel room.
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Rebalancing its security posture in the Asia-Pacific region, the US says it is investing in a long-term strategic partnership with India to support its ability to serve as a regional economic anchor and security provider.
London, April 10 (IANS) Two people have died in a crash involving their car and a train at a rail-road crossing in Britain, BBC reported Wednesday.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned that the fall of his regime or the breakup of his nation will cause a "domino effect" that will fuel Middle East instability for years.
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Concentrations of volcanic activity in Jupiter's moon Io are significantly displaced from where they are expected to be based on models that predict how the moon's interior is heated, according to NASA and European Space Agency researchers.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) International telecom services provider Reliance Globalcom Thursday activated its 'Hawk' submarine cable system in Egypt and integrated it with the company's network to meet the growing customer requirements for high-speed, reliable and cost-effective solutions in the Middle East and India.
Johannesburg, Apr. 3 (ANI): Amnesty International has appealed to Saudi Arabia not to carry out a reported sentence of paralysis for a man in retribution for allegedly paralysing another man 10 years ago.
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Until now, scientists were not entirely sure about fish oil's immune enhancing effects, which is widely believed to help prevent disease by reducing inflammation.
Hyderabad, April 1 (IANS) With cash reserves of $70 million, online portal MakeMyTrip is looking to acquire companies which can bring more value, its CEO and founder Deep Kalra said.
Kalyani (West Bengal), March 29 (IANS) Prayag United came back from two goals down to hold second-placed East Bengal 2-2 in an I-League match here Friday.
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The situation in Syria should be resolved by means of negotiations, Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron have agreed.
Beirut, March 22 (IANS) The Lebanese Hezbollah Friday criticised US President Barack Obama's "appeasement" speech in Israel, saying the remarks were meant to "satisfy" the Jewish state.
Sharjah, March 10 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia Saturday announced it had received the delivery of its second fuel-saving Sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 aircraft.
Hyderabad, March 9 (IANS) Expanding its global footprint in executive education, Indian School of Business (ISB), one of the country's top business schools, has tied up with a leading institute of Japan to offer courses for Japanese executives.
Dubai, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Women leaders, ministers, academics and entrepreneurs have gathered in Dubai for the 16th Global Women Leaders Conference (Woibex).
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The British government is "shallow and immature" and has for centuries played an "unconstructive" role in the Middle East, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said.
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Football giant Arsenal is reportedly set for the world's biggest ever takeover bid for a football club of 1.5 billion pounds by an unnamed Middle East consortium in the next few weeks, which, if successful, can clear debts that stand at around 250?million pounds according to the last full year's financial results.
Manama, Mar 3 (ANI): A London-based human rights watchdog has slammed the arrest of 176 people, including 15 women, for holding an illegal protest to demand the release of Islamist prisoners in Saudi Arabia.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): New US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has declined to back Britain in the battle with Argentina over the future of the Falkland Islands.
London, Feb 24 (ANI): An Australian pilot is set to cover a 10,500-mile trip from Sydney to London using a fuel that has never before been tested in the air, which is produced entirely from plastic waste.
London, Feb. 20 (ANI): India's version of the Red Arrows could soon be flying new British-built jets under a 125 million pounds deal.
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Russia sent two planes to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria and evacuate Russians and nationals of former Soviet republics from the war-stricken Middle East country Tuesday.
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft has agreed to boost crude supplies to China, a spokesperson of the company said.
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Palestine have agreed to form a joint commission comprising their foreign ministers to expand their existing political cooperation into other areas, Xinhua reported.
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) A Dutch national kidnapped four days ago by armed tribesmen in Yemen's western region has been freed, the Yemeni interior ministry said Sunday.
London, February 14 (ANI): Health officials in the UK have said that a new respiratory illness similar to the deadly Sars virus can spread from person to person.
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): Amnesty International has called for the release of Bahrain's 'prisoners of conscience'.
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) The Middle East has lost 144 cubic km of water between 2003 and 2010, nearly equal to the staggering volume of the Dead Sea, show data provided by the NASA satellites.
Bangalore, Feb. 7 (ANI): The makers of the Drone aircraft on Thursday showcased their latest models at the Aero India show-2013 here to woo the world's biggest arms importer.
London, Feb. 4 (ANI): The CIA has allegedly that it has always known that Iran and not Libya was behind the deadly 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 which came down over Lockerbie, Scotland causing the deaths of 270 people.
London, Jan 31 (IANS) The euphoria of the Arab Spring has given way to the sobering challenge of creating rights-respecting democracies, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.
London, January 27 (ANI): The multi-millionaire founder of lingerie empire Ultimo, Michelle Mone, has finally divorced her husband and won control of her company in a seven-figure take over deal.
Ankara, Jan 21 (IANS) About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said.
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE welcomes the decision by the European Union (EU) to open a diplomatic mission in the country, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said.
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen has offered a bounty of gold worth 160,000 dollars to anyone who assassinates U.S. ambassador Gerald M. Feierstein.
Sydney, Dec 27 (ANI): Facial hair transplant is increasingly becoming popular in Turkey, with follically challenged men flying in to make the most of the services on offer in the country.
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has criticised illegal settlements by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territories, saying it would affect the peace process.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Financially stretched Kingfisher Airlines Monday submitted its revival plans to the aviation regulator which had cancelled its flying licence over safety concerns.
Moscow, Dec. 21 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied propping up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and stressed that Moscow was only seeking to avert a perpetual civil war.
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has reiterated his opposition to military intervention in Syria, saying the present situation in Libya was a sign of what would likely happen in Syria as a result.
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Singer Psy's Gangnam style has been named as the top trending video of 2012 on Youtube, as the video sharing website unveiled its top trending videos of this year.
Washington, Dec. 16 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suffered a concussion after she fainted and hit her head, her spokesman said on Saturday.
Washington, Dec. 14 (ANI): Syria's most powerful ally and protector, Russia, has apparently begun positioning itself for the fall of President Bashar Assad, saying for the first time that rebels might overthrow him and preparing to evacuate thousands of Russian citizens from the country.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Terming foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail as a "black law" that would "kill the farmers" and destroy the livelihood of small traders, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday asked the government to "think over the issue again".
Dubai, December 3 (ANI): Kim Kardashian, who was on a visit to the Gulf to launch a milkshake franchise, has left for her hometown following an unprecedented three-day visit to Kuwait and Bahrain.
Dubai, Nov 30 (ANI): Kim Kardashian was welcomed with harsh criticisms, as she arrived in Kuwait at the start of a three-day tour that will also take her to Bahrain.
Phnom Penh, Nov. 23 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's historic first trip to Southeast Asia ended with a questionably disrespectful greeting Cambodia's First Lady Bun Rany shared with him.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Wellness chain VLCC has acquired Malaysian?owned slimming and beauty operation, Wyann International, it was announced Thursday.
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was scheduled to visit the Middle East Tuesday to hold talks with regional leaders in a bid to find ways to calm ongoing violence in Gaza, Xinhua reported.
New York, November 20 (ANI): Socialite and hotel heiress Paris Hilton has sparked outrage in the Middle East by opening a new store in Saudi Arabia's Holy city of Mecca.
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): American senator John McCain has criticized President Barack Obama's handling of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis and called for a 'high-ranking' official to lead negotiations.
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travels to Cambodia Sunday for the ASEAN and East Asia summits during which he is likely to hold bilateral talks with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and other leaders.
Bujumbura (Burundi), Nov 16 (IANS) A hippopotamus has bitten off a teenage girl's arm in Burundi when she went to fetch water from a river, a radio station reported Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With 50,000 ships using the international waters in the East Asia region for trade, maritime security will figure high on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's agenda at the 7th East Asia Summit from Nov 18 and possibly in bilateral meetings with US President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.
Abu Dhabi, Nov 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is all set to hold the 15th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) -- as the biggest ever oil and gas show in the Middle East between Nov 11-14.
Karachi, Nov. 7 (ANI): The main objective of Pakistan's seventh defence exhibition, which starts from Wednesday, would be to reassert the country's presence in the global arms and ammunition market, rather than sealing immediate deals, according to officials.
London, Nov 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has refused to agree to the publication of any further text messages exchanged with former News International executive Rebekah Brooks.
London, Nov 6 (ANI): British Prime Minster David Cameron has warned that Iran's development of nuclear weapons would not only be a 'desperately bad development for our world' but could also 'trigger a nuclear arms race' in the region.
London, Oct 25 (IANS) A US oil boom is set to push America past Saudi Arabia to become the world's top producer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised some eyebrows during the last presidential debate on foreign policy when he suggested that Syria is Iran's main route to the sea.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) IBS Software Services, headquartered at Technopark here, Wednesday announced that it had acquired Atlanta-based Hotel Booking Solutions (HBSi) through a multi-million dollar deal.
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has said some countries are apparently interested in fuelling violence in Syria as part of a "geopolitical remapping" of the Middle East.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Conglomerate Larsen & Toubro Monday declared a 15 percent year-on-year growth in net profit for the quarter ended Sep 30.
Berlin, Oct. 22 (ANI): As President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney prepare for their third presidential debate on foreign policy and polls show the Republican challenger with a real chance of winning the White House race, many people across the world do not think the same, according to an editorial in an American newspaper.
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) Meghalaya's capital Shillong, popularly known as the "Scotland of the East", is one of the top five tourist destinations in India, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Acclaimed fashion designer Rohit Bal has lent his signature touch of lotus and peacock marks to a limited edition packaging of luxury scotch whisky brand Chivas.
Washington, Oct. 17 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama said in the second presidential debate on Tuesday that he is "ultimately responsible" for what happened in the attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month.
Kochi, Oct 16 (IANS) City-based Geojit BNP Paribas Tuesday announced its second quarter results for 2012-13 which showed its net profits rising to Rs.45.31 crore from Rs.6.05 crore during the like period in the last fiscal.
Ankara, Oct 14 (IANS) Turkish police seized 150 kg of heroin from a car in the Duzce province, Anatolia news agency reported Saturday.
New York, October 13 (ANI): A bottle of a celebrated single malt whisky, aged 54 years, is hitting the auction block at a posh East Side gallery with a top-bidding target of 190,000 dollars.
Sydney, Oct 12 (ANI): Australian troops serving in the Middle East have expressed their anger over a new ban preventing them from wearing all forms of jewellery, including wedding rings.
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has delivered a prayer in Arabic for the first time as part of a new effort to show support for Christians living in the Middle East.
London, Oct 10(ANI): A Russian captain got so drunk while he was behind the wheel of a 30,000 tonne ship that he crashed it twice into the lock gates, and when the cops questioned him over the incident, he asked for some more vodka.