China Launches First Electric Car for Public

China Launches First Electric Car for Public

Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) Chinese car-maker BYD, which is backed by famous US investor Warren Buffett, has made its first all-electric car available to private buyers in the country.

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud No More

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud No More

Saudi Arabia, Oct 22: Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and the defence minister since 1962, Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, has died in the US, early Saturday.

Driverless car navigates Berlin streets

Driverless car navigates Berlin streets

BERLIN, Sept 17:  It can talk, see, drive and no longer needs a human being to control it by remote. The car of the future — completely computer-controlled — is on the streets of Berlin. . .

Rabbani killing a senseless act of violence: Obama

Rabbani killing a senseless act of violence: Obama

Terming the assassination of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani as a “senseless act of violence”, United States President Barack Obama has said the attack will not deter America...

Three killed, 56 injured in horrific U.S. air show crash

Three killed, 56 injured in horrific U.S. air show crash

A vintage World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands Friday during a popular annual air show, killing at least three people, injuring more than 50 spectators and creating a horrific scene ...

Names of 9/11 attack victims ring out at WTC site

Names of 9/11 attack victims ring out at WTC site

The family members of people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks and the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center are remembering their loved ones at the newly opened Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site.

Irene’s death toll rises; U.S. towns battle floods

Irene’s death toll rises; U.S. towns battle floods

Transportation was getting back to normal in most eastern states on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Irene, though some towns still grappled with flooding and many homes remained

Heavy security in Xinjiang ahead of trade fair

Heavy security in Xinjiang ahead of trade fair

Fears of violence have prompted a widespread deployment of security forces across much of China’s far western Xinjiang ahead of a major trade fair, which opens here on Thursday

7 wounded in Israel nightclub attack

7 wounded in Israel nightclub attack

A Palestinian attacker wounded seven Israelis near a Tel Aviv nightclub early Monday, hitting a police checkpoint with a stolen taxi and then stabbing others, police said.

IHEU Award 2011 presented to Prof. Narendra Nayak in London

IHEU Award 2011 presented to Prof. Narendra Nayak in London

Mangalore, August 25, 2011: International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) of London presented its IHEU Award 2011 to Prof. Narendra Nayak for distinguished

Pakistan, China ties are unique: Hina Rabbani Khar

Pakistan, China ties are unique: Hina Rabbani Khar

ISLAMABAD: Foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is on a visit to Beijing, has said Pakistan and China enjoy a unique relationship and dialogue was an ongoing process.

Libyan rebels storm seat of Qadhafi’s power

Libyan rebels storm seat of Qadhafi’s power

Hundreds of Libyan rebels stormed Muammar Qadhafi’s compound Tuesday, charging wildly through the symbolic heart of the crumbling regime as they killed loyalist troops,

Libya slipping from grasp of tyrant

Libya slipping from grasp of tyrant

Following a day of dramatic developments in Libya, President Barack Obama said on Sunday night that the situation there had reached a “tipping point” and that control of the capital was “

Hamas announces end of ceasefire with Israel

Hamas announces end of ceasefire with Israel

Amid spiralling violence that claimed 22 lives in two days, Palestinian Gaza Strip ruler Hamas on Saturday announced an end to the informal ceasefire with Israel.

Twin explosions rock British compound in Kabul

Twin explosions rock British compound in Kabul

Two suicide bombers attacked a British compound in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least three people, police said.