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UAE: President orders 3-day mourning on death of Rashid bin Mohammed

UAE (Emirates247): The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al...

Distant Uranus-sized exoplanet discovered

New York, July 31 (IANS) With a technique called gravitational microlensing, scientists have discovered a Uranus-sized exoplanet orbiting far from its central star. NASA's Hubble...

Pro-Euro Greeks stage rally in Athens

Athens, July 10 (IANS) Greece's pro-Euro supporters returned to the streets here, as the government approved the debt deal proposal which will be sent...

White House runners focus on battles ahead

Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) As rival presidential candidates turned to battles ahead, Republican Donald Trump basked in the glory of his huge win in...

Caribbean countries sued for banning entry of gays, lesbians

Port of Spain, March 19 (IANS) A Jamaican lawyer has filed a lawsuit in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) aimed at forcing the...

New Tottenham signing told not to buy red car because of rivalry with Arsenal

London, Sep 11 (IANS) English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur's latest signing South Korean midfielder Son Heung-min has said he has been told not...

Facebook uses artificial intelligence to describe photos to blind people

New York, April 5 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook has started using artificial intelligence (AI) to describe the content of photos to blind and...

Game of Thrones series inspire Australian baby names

Sydney, April 13 (IANS) Australian parents who are fans of the hit TV series "Game of Thrones" (GoT) are naming their babies after key...

India-Russia holding joint military exercise

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India and Russia are holding a joint military exercise focused on counter terrorism operations, an official statement said on...

Singapore unveils master plan for new Andhra capital

Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Singapore government on Monday unveiled the master plan for Amravathi, the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh. The master plan...

Egypt’s parliamentary election candidates to be announced

Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) Egypt's High Elections Committee (HEC) said it is set to announce the list of candidates chosen to contest in the...

Ferguson attack threatens policing reforms: US attorney general

Washington, March 13 (IANS) US Attorney General Eric Holder has termed the attack on two police officers in the city of Ferguson as "inexcusable"...

President Obama tries naming dead ‘Game of Thrones’ characters

President Obama tries naming dead 'Game of Thrones' characters Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama attempted to name all the characters of...

Protesters accuse Duterte of bowing to US interests

Protesters accuse Duterte of bowing to US interests Manila, Feb 18 (IANS) Student protesters here on Saturday accused Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte of bowing down...

Facebook launches Telecom Infra Project to meet global data challenge

New York, Feb 24 (IANS) In an effort to restructure traditional approaches and deploy telecom network infrastructure to meet growing internet demands, Facebook has...

Two policemen killed in Pakistan suicide attack

Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and six injured in a suicide attack on a police convoy in Pakistan's northwestern...

Trump poised to win Washington primary

Washington, May 25 (IANS) Donald Trump will move closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday with an expected win in the crucial...

Indian origin stepmother charged with killing 9-year-old girl

Indian origin stepmother charged with killing 9-year-old girl New York, Aug 21 (IANS) A woman of Indian origin was charged on Saturday with killing her...

Over 70 IS militants killed in Iraq

Mosul, Jan 12 (IANS) Over 70 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed Sunday in fierce clashes with joint Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by...

Huawei Nexus 6P: The best of all Nexus phones 

Google has recently added two new smartphones to its Nexus family - Huawei Nexus 6P and LG Nexus 5X - amidst rumours of plans...

‘Madala boson’ to help reveal dark matter mystery

'Madala boson' to help reveal dark matter mystery Johannesburg, Sep 7 (IANS) Scientists, including researchers from India, have predicted the existence of a new boson...

6,000-year-old pentagon house discovered in China

6,000-year-old pentagon house discovered in China Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Archaeologists have found ruins of a pentagonal structure in China's Shanxi province which is believed...

Myanmar six-party talks agree on three points

Nay Pyi Taw, April 10 (IANS) Myanmar's first six-party talks, which were held in capital Nay Pyi Taw on Friday to discuss domestic political...

Dhaka police arrest four JMB militants in raid

Dhaka police arrest four JMB militants in raid Dhaka, Feb 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested four alleged militants of a...

Online games not as addictive as gambling: Study

Online games not as addictive as gambling: Study London, Nov 4 (IANS) You can successfully quit out of your favourite online game with much ease...

Indian-origin businessman honoured for public service in Singapore

Singapore, May 31 (IANS) An Indian-origin businessman has been honoured for his commendable public service in Singapore, a media report said on Sunday. Gautam Banerjee,...

Nepal parties to reconsider delineation of six states

Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Nepal's major political parties on Tuesday agreed to reconsider the delineation of states in the wake of countrywide protests against...

British trio win Nobel Prize in Physics

British trio win Nobel Prize in Physics Sweden, Oct 4 (IANS) British trio -- David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz...

News in Shorts raises $20 mn from Tiger Global

  New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The news curator News in Shorts has raised $20 million from Tiger Global in Series B funding to finance...

Three killed in Mali UN base attack

Bamako, Nov 28 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured on Saturday during an attack on a UN base in...

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