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Ailing Thai King Bhumibol makes rare public appearance

May 05, 2015

Ailing Thai King Bhumibol makes rare public appearance

Thailand's revered but ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, leaving the hospital where he has been convalescing for much of the past few months. #NewsTracker #Thailand #King #hospital #Public appearance
7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, officials say a local tsunami is possible

May 05, 2015

7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, officials say a local tsunami is possible

A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, and officials warned that a local tsunami was possible. #World #NewsTracker #earthquake #Papua New Guinea #Disaster #Tremor #Pacific #Tsunami warning #temblor
A century on, Lebanon rediscovers deadly famine that killed a third of population

May 05, 2015

A century on, Lebanon rediscovers deadly famine that killed a third of population

Lebanon is rediscovering a century-old tragedy that most had forgotten -- a devastating famine, caused by blockades and a locust infestation, that killed a third of its population. #NewsTracker #Famine #Century #Lebanon #old #revisiting history #locust infection
Judgement Day: Verdict in 2002 hit-and-run case on Wednesday, Salman may get 10 years in jail

May 05, 2015

Judgement Day: Verdict in 2002 hit-and-run case on Wednesday, Salman may get 10 years in jail

Salman Khan, known for his bulging biceps and off-camera temper tantrums, faces jail this week if convicted of drunkenly driving over sleeping homeless men 12 years ago, killing one of them. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #NewsTracker #hit-and-run case #2002 Hit-and-run case #Mumbai court
PM Modi in China from May 14-16, will look to resolve territorial spat

May 05, 2015

PM Modi in China from May 14-16, will look to resolve territorial spat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China next week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, his first trip to India's northern neighbour since being elected last year. #China #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #Ladakh #Himalayas #Xi Jinping #PM Narendra Modi #Modi in China
Kerala, Andhra and Karnataka police in joint operation nab top Maoist leader and wife in Tamil Nadu

May 05, 2015

Kerala, Andhra and Karnataka police in joint operation nab top Maoist leader and wife in Tamil Nadu

The arrest of Roopesh and the others were made by Andhra police following a joint operation undertaken by Andhra, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu police. #Tamil Nadu #Kerala #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Maoist
Nepal earthquake aftermath: Rescuers retrieve 100 bodies buried in avalanche

May 05, 2015

Nepal earthquake aftermath: Rescuers retrieve 100 bodies buried in avalanche

Nepal police found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake. #World #NewsTracker #Nepal #Kathmandu #Disaster #Tremor #bodies #temblor #Nepal earthquake #trekking route #Langtang village
Want a lush garden? Nitin Gadkari's advice: Water it with urine

May 05, 2015

Want a lush garden? Nitin Gadkari's advice: Water it with urine

Want to know how to keep your garden luscious and green? Well, just follow Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's advice and water them with urine. #Urine #NewsTracker #Nitin Gadkari #water #fertiliser #Plants #garden #WaitWhat #gardener
Texas gunman had tweeted affiliation to Islamic State before carrying out attack

May 05, 2015

Texas gunman had tweeted affiliation to Islamic State before carrying out attack

Elton Simpson, 30, had linked himself to Islamic State in a tweet posted just before the attack, a federal law enforcement source said. #US #NewsTracker #Texas #gunmen #islamic-state #Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest
Colombian book fair authorities plead with thief to return first edition of Marquez classic

May 05, 2015

Colombian book fair authorities plead with thief to return first edition of Marquez classic

Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude." #NewsTracker #Gabriel Garca Mrquez #Colombia #theft #One Hundred Years of Solitude #Book fair #First edition