India to become third largest auto manufacturer by 2020: Ford

India’s automotive industry is expected to reach 7 million vehicles milestone by 2020 (Representational Image)

Coimbatore: India’s automotive industry is expected to reach 7 million vehicles milestone by 2020, making the country the third-largest auto manufacturer in the world,…


Nigeria election: Buhari ‘ahead’ in early counting

Partial results from Nigeria’s election give ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari more votes than the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan.
However, populous states such as Lagos and Rivers are yet to declare.
With just over half of Nigeria’s states declared, Gen Buhari’s All…

Supreme Court notice to LK Advani, top BJP leaders in 1992 Babri Mosque demolition case

Senior BJP leaders Uma Bharti, Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi. (Photo: PTI/DC)

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from senior BJP leader L K Advani and others on a plea against dropping of criminal conspiracy charge against them in the Babri mosque…


Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia crush New Zealand in final

Melbourne: Michael Clarke signed off from one-day internationals with 74 as a dominant Australia won their fifth cricket World Cup after crushing New Zealand by seven wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
New Zealand, playing in their first final after succumbing six times in the…


Tunis Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Tunis for an anti-terror march.
Chanting “Tunisia is free! Terrorism out!” they marched to the Bardo Museum, the scene of an attack in which 21 tourists and a Tunisian died.
French President Francois Hollande and other world…


Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan ousted from AAP’s national council amid chaos

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday dropped founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from party‚Äôs national council. The two apparently challenged party chief Arvind Kejriwal’s leadership.
A resolution to remove Bhushan and Yadav was passed with thumping majority at the N…


Saudi Arabia declares war in Yemen with as many as 150,000 troops and 100 warplanes

Aden: Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies launched military operations including air strikes in Yemen on Thursday, officials said, to counter Iran-allied forces besieging the southern city of Aden where the US-backed Yemeni president had taken refuge.
Gulf broadcaster Al Arabiya TV reported…