NEW DELHI/COLOMBO, March 7: A Chinese naval combat force that entered the Indian Ocean for the first time in four years may have helped deter an Indian intervention in the Maldives after its pro-China president imposed a state of emergency, according to military and diplomatic sources and analysts.

BIRATNAGAR, June 25: With the last day for election campaign about 12 hours away, all the political parties have intensified their election campaigns using all of their energy in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

A high-profile Google event Tuesday is widely expected to show a new emphasis on hardware, challenging rivals Apple and Amazon and launching a new strategy for the online giant.