Modi arrives in Turkey for G20 summit

Antalya (Turkey) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Turkey's Mediterranean city of Antalya on Saturday after a three-day visit to Britain for the annual G20 Summit meeting that gets underway on Sunday.

"After a successful bilateral visit to UK, it's time for the G20 Summit in Turkey. @G20Turkey2015," PMO India tweeted soon after Air India One landed.

"Merhaba Antalya! PM @narendramodi arrives in Turkey to attend @G20Turkey2015 on the second leg of his tour," Vikas Swarup, spokesperson in the external affairs ministry, tweeted.

In Wembley, Modi keeps to his pet subjects, bypassing controversies

By Bikram Vohra

London : Those expecting fireworks in Prime Minister Narendra ModiÂ’s ModiÂ’s speech saw them only in the sky. He came. He saw. But for once, not everyone concurred even though the stereophonic rhetoric won the day.

British Prime Minister David Cameron set the standard high with a crowd pleasing speech replete with a clamour for India’s stake on the UN Security Council and a slick delivery of a ‘good days are here’ in Hindi. He struggled to pronounce "kemcho" and "acha din zaroor aayega", but the audience greeted it with great admiration.

Paris attacks spur Syria talks in Austria

Vienna: The deadly terrorist attacks in Paris have failed to stymie the talks in Vienna between senior officials from 19 countries that aim to chart a way towards a ceasefire and political transition in Syria to end the country's war.

Muslim Peace Coalition condemns Paris attacks, reiterates need for comprehensive strategy to combat terrorism

By TCN News

The Muslim Peace Coalition joined a host of global organisations in unequivocally condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people

The coalition once again reiterated the need for a comprehensive strategy to combat the cycle of hate-war and terrorism.

Gender empowerment must start at home: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Gender empowerment should start from our homes to achieve our goals at the societal level, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Saturday.

127 killed as Islamic State unleashes mayhem in Paris, no Indian among dead

Paris : At least 127 people were killed and over 200 injured as eight Islamic State terrorists, armed with automatics and wearing suicide vests, unleashed Mumbai-style mayhem in six crowded areas of Paris, shocking the world and drawing international condemnation. There was, however, no report of any Indian killed or wounded in the horrific attack.

For the first time since World War II, curfew was imposed in Paris. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and vowed to hit back.

इस शुक्रवार को पेरिस ही नहीं, लेबनान में भी गयीं मासूम जानें Staff Reporter,

नई दिल्ली: आज जब समूची दुनिया पेरिस में ISIS का निशाना बने 150 मासूम लोगों की मौत पर दुखी हो रही है, तो ये बहुत कम लोगों को पता है कि पेरिस सरीखे बड़े हादसे को ISIS ने लेबनान की राजधानी बेरुत में भी अंजाम दिया है.

At least 140 dead in Paris attacks, four suspects killed

Paris : Four suspected attackers were killed during the hostages rescue operation conducted by French security forces on Saturday at the Bataclan theater after Paris saw a series of explosions and shootings on Friday that reportedly killed at least 140 people and injured many more.

About seven simultaneous shootings rocked central Paris Friday night with one of which turned to hostage taking at the Bataclan theatre and concert hall where hundreds of people were attending a concert of a rock group, Xinhua reported.

Twitterati troll Modi's Britain visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to Britain has unleashed a battle of sorts on Twitter with hashtags like #KeepModiGiveKohinoor, #ModiCantHideGenocide trending nationwide on Friday.

#CongressSponsorsGenocide also trended for a few hours.

Slaman Nizman sarcastically tweeted #KeepModiGiveKohinoor, referring to the one of the oldest and most famous diamonds in the world which is now in the United Kingdom. The Kohinoor diamond was taken to Britain in the nineteenth century by the East India Company.

Paris railway station evacuated over bomb alert

Paris: Gare de Lyon, one of Paris' main train stations, was evacuated on Friday following a bomb alert, according to local media.

Hundreds of passengers were forced to leave the station after a bomb threat was posted on social networks, news channel BFMTV said citing a police source.

The alert was lifted at 3.00 p.m., according to the TV channel report.

"Everything has returned to normal. Passengers can again enter the station and trains run again," state-run railway company SNCF was quoted as saying.