30 killed in Syria suicide blast

Damascus , Feb 24

At least 30 persons were killed in a suicide bombing in Syria's Susian town on Friday, a monitor group reported.

Pope meets families of Dhaka attack victims

Vatican City , Feb 24

Pope Francis met the families of the nine Italians killed in last year's terrorist attack at a cafe in the Bangladesh capital, a media report said.

Man stabs himself in front of Seoul Mayor

Seoul , Feb 24

An elderly man on Friday stabbed himself while Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was speaking at the opening of an exhibition, South Korean officials said.

Spring coming sooner to Arctic due to climate change

New York , Feb 24

Nature's clock is running fast in the Arctic, thanks to climate change. Due to diminishing sea ice cover, spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters, says a study.

'Freedom 251' fraud: Police hunt for other directors

Ghaziabad , Feb 24

After arresting Mohit Goel, Director of Noida-based Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, police said they were searching for four more directors of the company that launched the world's cheapest smarphone.

Indian man killed in hate crime in US bar

Washington/Hyderabad , Feb 24

An Indian engineer was killed and another injured by an American who mistook them for "Middle Easterners" and yelled "Get out of my country" before shooting them at a bar.

Indian's killing: Mission officials rush to Kansas

New Delhi , Feb 24

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday expressed shock over the shooting incident in the US in which an Indian-origin man was killed and another injured, and said that two Indian Embassy officials have rushed to the state of Kansas where the incident took place.

US condemns killing of Indian in Kansas, offers support

New Delhi , Feb 24

The US on Friday "strongly" condemned the shooting in which an Indian man was killed and another injured in Kansas and said it has reached out to Indian consular officials to offer support, a statement said.