Nairobi , June 18 India, which has a thriving diaspora in Kenya estimated at 100,000, became the East African nation's biggest trading partner in Asia in 2012, surpassing China, a government document says.
Los Angeles , June 18 Singer Avril Lavigne, who is engaged to Chad Kroeger, says she is trying to divide her time between work and wedding plans.
Belo Horizonte (Brazil) , June 18 An emotional Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta, after a 1-6 thrashing by Nigeria, said his team hoped to "win the hearts" of Brazilian fans during the Confederations Cup.
Panaji , June 18 Goa Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo Tuesday said he was "extremely concerned" over a spate of crimes against women and minor girls here and has asked the state government to find a solution to the "perplexing problem".
Mumbai , June 18 A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 0.18 percent down during the pre-noon session Tuesday.
New Delhi , June 18 At 60, Rishi Kapoor left Hollywood action directors Tom Struthers and John Street of "Inception" and "The Dark Knight Rises" fame, stunned.
London , June 18 A US study has suggested expectant women drinking from plastic bottles could be increasing their unborn child's chances of developing cancer later in life.
Thiruvananthapuram , June 18 The impasse in the Kerala Assembly continued for the fourth day Tuesday with the opposition demanding that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy order a probe and quit office over his staff's involvement in a cheating case. The house was adjourned for the day.
Lucknow , June 18 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday criticised the Akhilesh Yadav government and accused it of indulging in communal and appeasement politics.
Patna , June 18 Nearly half-a-dozen people were injured here in a clash, several trains were stopped and roads were blocked Tuesday when the BJP began a state-wide shutdown to protest what it called a betrayal by the JD-U.