An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has been detected off the coast of Japan on Thursday.
Pope Francis on Wednesday held an audience with the Muslim World League's secretary general, Mohammed Abdul Karim al-Issa, the Vatican said in a statement, without elaborating on the content of the meeting.
Continuing with her hectic diplomatic engagements, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held bilateral meetings with her counterparts from three countries, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia, on the sidleines of the UN General Assembly Session here.
All Indians in Mexico, which was hit by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday are safe, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed on Wednesday evening. The massive temblor claimed 217 lives.
Thousands of emergency crews and volunteers raced against time in search of survivors on Wednesday after a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico, killing at least 225 people, leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings and forcing people on to the streets for a second time in two weeks.
Police in Bergamo on Wednesday arrested a 20-year-old migrant from Sierra Leone on suspicion of trying to rape a cultural mediator at an asylum centre in the northern Italian city.
Police on Wednesday said they had arrested a Pakistani asylum-seeker in central Italy accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
Actor Abhay Deol on Wednesday said he has begun work on a dark comedy film titled "Nanu Ki Jaanu", which also stars Patralekhaa.
India has to basically compete with China and it is not doing as well, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said and noted that the performance of the two large and populous Asian countries will fundamentally reshape the world.
Leading Indian software firms like Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant on Wednesday interacted with Chinese hardware firms to forge partnerships for collaborations in the seaport city of Dalian, according to a Nasscom statement.