Manila, Aug 29 : A bill that seeks to bar taking photos of people without their permission is under intense discussion in the Congress in the Philippines, said Carlos Zarate, a representative from Bayan Muna, the leftist political party here.… Read it!
Port Moresby, Aug 29 : Papua New Guinea Police have warned residents to stay indoors after a volcano erupted Friday.… Read it!
New York, Aug 29 : Over 200 meditation students of Sri Chinmoy from 35 countries, including India, have set a new Guinness world record for the World’s longest fresh flower garland to honour the Indian spiritual leader.… Read it!
Islamabad, Aug 29 : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leaders Friday met the Army Chief Raheel Sharif to find a solution to end the on-going political crisis in the country.… Read it!
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Aug 29 : Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA’s delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.… Read it!
Sydney, Aug 29 : Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Friday that he will travel to India and Malaysia next week.… Read it!
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 : Brazil coach Dunga has said he expects Neymar to be fully fit for the Selecao’s friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador next month.… Read it!
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 : Udinese have completed the signing of midfielder Lucas Evangelista from Brazil’s Sao Paulo.… Read it!
Los Angeles, Aug 29 : Singer Ed Sheeran says he finds pop star Miley Cyrus “fantastic” even though she was captured on camera mouthing an expletive at him at a recent music awards ceremony.… Read it!
Los Angeles, Aug 29 : Singer Lana Del Rey is in talks to record the next James Bond theme.… Read it!