Effects of Indian TV channels to be assessed

The information minister thinks Indian TV channels are not contributing to family conflicts


'Jungle survival' course with snakes, scorpions

Drinking snake blood is one of the skills US Marine troops are taught at a joint military exercise in Thailand.

No Bed of Roses indeed!

The Information Ministry has put the brakes of the film

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad after being scrubbed due to a technical problem while due for a supply mission to the International Space Station from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, February 18, 2017. Reuters

SpaceX aborts launch seconds before liftoff

A potential problem with the steering system in the upper stage of the rocket's booster caused the abort

Director of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt is sworn in by Justice Samuel Alito (not pictured) at the Executive Office in Washington, US Feb 17, 2017. Reuters

‘Climate change sceptic’ to run EPA

Trump picks Pruitt has sued EPA , which he will now lead, more than a dozen times

A supporter attends a rally to support the adoption of a strict Islamic penal code at Padang Merbok in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 18, 2017. Reuters

Demo in Malaysia for Islamic penal code bill

Najib Razak has thrown his weight behind the bill

'Only two percent
of Sheikh Hasina'

I am only two percent of what Sheikh Hasina is, says Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

Curiosity behind most calls to helpline

The national emergency helpline, 999, was launched in October

A woman who was detained at Kuala Lumpur airport, identified from CCTV footage at the airport and who was alone when she was apprehended, according to police in a statement, is seen circled in red in this still frame taken from video released February 16, 2017,... REUTERS TV/File Photo

'LOL' T-shirt designer eyes boost

He hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination


Chinese businesses face hurdle

The leader of a business delegation tells in a Dhaka meeting

Iraqi forces advance toward Mosul airport

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi earlier announced the formal start of a ground offensive on western Mosul

No Bed of Roses indeed!

The Information Ministry has put the brakes of the film