Month: May 2017

No laptop ban on US flights from Europe for now: US

Meanwhile, the two leaders expressed grave concern on North Korea’s continued development of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, including uranium enrichment activities, and strongly urged North Korea to refrain from such actions which adversely impact peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula, and to fully comply with its […]

Saina, Praneeth win at Thailand Open

Bangkok, May 31 (PTI) Title-contenders Saina Nehwal and B Sai Praneeth advanced to prequarterfinals of the Thailand Open after notching up straight-game wins in the women’s and men’s singles competition respectively, here today. Second seeded Saina brushed aside Slovakia’s Martina Repiska 21-5 21-10 in the opening round to set up […]

India, Spain emphasise on need for EU-India FTA

Madrid, May 31 (PTI) India and Spain today emphasised on the need for restarting negotiations for the EU-India Broad- based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA), as President Mariano Rajoy pressed for “solid progress” on the proposed pact after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The importance of making progress […]

Mosques in UK refuse to bury Manchester bomber

London, May 31 (PTI) Mosques have refused to bury the body of Manchester-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi who blew himself up at a concert last week killing 22 people. The city’s authorities are reportedly doing “everything in their power” to stop the 22-year-old Libyan-origin bomber’s cremation, burial in any way […]