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Nasa reaffirms support to India's Mars orbiter mission: Isro
NASA to launch satellite in collaboratio...

NASA to launch satellite in collaboration with ISRO

Washington – US space agency NASA today said it would launch a water-related satellite in collaboration with India’s ISRO. The NASA-Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Synthetic Aperture Radar mission is a part of its plan to launch in the next seven years a series of satellite... read more »

E-mail authentication reduces phishing scams: Google
Commentary: How to get a job at Google

Commentary: How to get a job at Google

Mountain View, Calif. –  Last June, in an interview with Adam Bryant of The New York Times, Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google – i.e., the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies – noted that Google had... read more »

Government announced the launch of an on...

Government announced the launch of an online information guide, Vikaspedia

New Delhi –  Government today announced the launch of an online information guide, Vikaspedia, for social sectors, and software tools to develop internet-based content in local languages. “Vikaspedia is part of democratisation of information. Earlier, for some information people had... read more »

The second operating system hiding in every mobile phone
Smartphone sales growth expected to slow...

Smartphone sales growth expected to slow in 2014: Gartner

Growth in global smartphone revenue is expected to slow this year as cheaper devices hit the market and weigh on average selling prices, research firm Gartner said on Thursday. With demand in mature markets such as North America and Europe easing, top smartphone makers Samsung and Apple are... read more »

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Morsi says no stability in Egypt possible ‘without removing consequences of coup’

Morsi says no stability in Egypt possible ‘without removing conse...

Sydney – Deposed Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Morsi has said there will be no stability in the country ‘without removing consequences of the coup’ that led to his ouster in... read more »

No stability in Egypt unless coup is reversed: Morsy

No stability in Egypt unless coup is reversed: Mor...

Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsy accused the military chief who deposed him of treason in a message from prison read by lawyers on... read more »

29 killed in South Africa bus accident

29 killed in South Africa bus accident

Pretoria – At least 29 people were killed and dozens injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in South Africa Monday night, media reported... read more »

Four men charged with Westgate mall attack appear in Ke...

Four men charged with Westgate mall attack appear in Kenyan court

London – Four men charged with aiding extremists in connection with Kenya shopping mall massacre have appeared in court. At least 67 people died when... read more »

Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in February, March 20...

Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in February, March 2014

London – The Egyptian foreign minister has announced the parliamentary and presidential elections will be held between February and March 2014 in a bid... read more »

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US-led air strikes hit Qaida branch in Syria: Monitor

BEIRUT: US-led coalition air strikes hit al-Qaida’s Syrian branch overnight, expanding the raids to jihadists outside the Islamic State group for only the second time, a monitoring group said... read more »

Pakistani police officer kills man suspected of bl...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police say an axe-wielding officer killed a Shia man in police custody, claiming he had committed blasphemy by insulting... read more »

Terror groups citing ISIS crusade to recruit Indian you...

Terror groups are invoking the name of the Islamic State (IS) as a tool for recruiting youths in India. These youths can be trained in the lawless areas along... read more »

Beijing to punish Dalai supporters

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have pledged to punish officials who follow Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and “support activities of splitting... read more »

Top Bangladesh Islamist ‘may hang next week’...

DHAKA : Bangladesh may hang a senior Islamist leader as early as next week after the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence for war crimes, the law minister... read more »

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Dr Reddy’s climbs as drug maker launches Nexium’s gen...

NEW DELHI: Shares of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories surged over 6 per cent in Monday’s trade after the drugmaker launched a generic version of Nexium following approval from the United States... read more »

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug F...

NEW DELHI: Investors continue to pull out money from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the pace of outflow has slowed down in the current... read more »

Will Alibaba crash impact Indian e-commerce valuation?

NEW DELHI: When Alibaba listed on NYSE a year ago, it created history with the highest share sale value, making the Chinese e-commerce giant valued at around... read more »

Pfizer to sell Thane plant to Vidhi Research for Rs 178...

Drug firm Pfizer has said it has entered into a business transfer agreement to sell its Thane plant as a going concern to Vidhi Research and Development LLP... read more »

Sterlite Technologies acquires Elitecore Tech for Rs 18...

NEW DELHI: Sterlite TechnologiesBSE 2.23 % today announced the acquisition of telecom software product firm Elitecore Technologies at Rs 180 crore in an... read more »

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China urges personnel's safety in South Sudan

10 killed in Beijing blaze

Beijing – At least 10 people were killed in Beijing when a fire engulfed a storehouse Tuesday, police said. The incident, which occurred in the capital city’s Chaoyang district, was... read more »

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese official

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese offic...

Beijing – A senior official from China’s family planning authority said Saturday that easing the one-child policy will n! ot put much... read more »

China to optimise army size, structure

China urges personnel's safety in South Sudan

Beijing – China will optimise the size and structure of its army, adjust and improve the proportion between various troops, and reduce non-combat... read more »

China to ease one-child policy

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese official

Beijing – China will loosen its decades old one-chil! d population policy, allowing couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child,... read more »

China announces setting up of National Security Council...

Xi Jinping

Washington – China has announced that it is setting up a National Security Council under President Xi Jinping with a wider focus, including domestic... read more »

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Tri-series: India, Australia, England begin World Cup preps

We have almost had everything in the last month and half, starting with the untimely demise of Phillip Hughes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni calling it a day in the longer format of the game. Cricket... read more »

Australia may use World Cup pitch to woo Indian co...

NEW DELHI: The Australian government plans to use the ICC Cricket World Cup that will be held in that country as an opportunity to put local... read more »

India vs Australia, 4th Test: India’s Ravichandran Ashw...

Cricket is often all about aesthetics. The dainty stance, the exquisite drive, the elegant pull, the pristine flick, the gazelle-like sprint on the outfield... read more »

Virat Kohli comfortably placed at No.2 spot in ICC ODI ...

Virat Kohli is the best-placed Indian at the second spot in the latest ICC ODI ranking list, which also has out-of-form opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper... read more »

Bangladesh cricketer Rubel remanded in actress rape cas...

DHAKA: Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain, who has been named in the country’s World Cup squad, was behind bars on Thursday after being remanded in custody... read more »

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UK's Tesco eyes 50:50 supermarket JV with Tata

Rupee fall pushes Tata group out of $100-billion club

Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata group’s combined turnover has slipped below $100-billion mark due to a fall in rupee, despite an over ten per cent growth in total revenue when measured in... read more »

Manufacturing share in India's GDP

Manufacturing share in India’s GDP at lowest...

Mumbai – Share of manufacturing in India’s gross domestic product (GDP) has declined to 15.1 percent this year, the lowest level in the... read more »

As China flattens out, IHG to focus on India market

As China flattens out, IHG to focus on India market

By Jaideep Sarin Kochi – International hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will focus on India ! in the next decade with a target of 150... read more »

Inflation to moderate to 5 per cent: Chidambaram

Inflation to moderate to 5 per cent: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday expressed the hope that rate of price rise will ease to below 5 per cent following steps taken by the government... read more »

RBI offers Rs.5,000 crore liquidity support to small fi...

RBI offers Rs.5,000 crore liquidity support to small firms

Mumbai – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said it will provide Rs.5,000 crore liquidity support to micro and small enterprises to help them tide... read more »

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How High is Higher Education in Morocco?

The mission of higher education inevitably lies in the production of highly-qualified graduates and future intellectuals who will be able to serve their community and push the country to become... read more »

No age bar for admission in law courses

ALLAHABAD: The admission committee of Allahabad University have taken two important decisions related to admission in the undergraduate admission... read more »

The Supreme Court (SC) upholds constitutional validity ...

New Delhi – The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25% seats in all schools... read more »

Education guidelines

CBSE's free education for girl child still pending

According to the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, an attack on education consists of “any intentional threat or use of force — carried... read more »

BC’s education system gets low marks in poll

British Columbians are among the least satisfied across Canada with their education system, from kindergarten to post-secondary. That is the finding of an... read more »

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West are ‘opposites’

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has admitted she and rapper husband Kanye West are two very different people. “You can’t expect me to jump up onstage and start singing, it’s not what I... read more »

Shahrukh Khan gives a miss to Iftaar Party by Baba...

Baba Siddiqui’s popular Iftar party which is celebrated popular for its star presence was celebrated yesterday at Taj Land Ends. The party which... read more »

After “Premam”, Kamal’s “Papana...

After Malayalam movie “Premam”, it is now newly released Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil blockbuster “Papanasam” which is facing the menace of piracy. The... read more »

Jim Carrey apologises for tweeting autistic boy’s...

Jim Carrey, whose good deed took a wrong turn, has recently apologised for posting the photo of an autistic boy without permission in his anti-vaccination... read more »

Bollywood actress dream girl Hema Malini car accident

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini’s driver has reportedly been arrested after an FIR was filed against him in connection with the car crash in... read more »

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British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

Did top secret `spy hit squad` plot Princess Diana’s assassinatio...

London – Princess Diana’s death in the 1997 Paris car crash was planned and carried out by a top secret `spy hit squad`, known by the codename UK/N, it has been revealed. Barrister Michael... read more »

Brazil says spying activities `completely different` from US’

Brazil says spying activities `completely differen...

London – Brazil’s Justice Minister, Jose Eduardo Cardoso has reportedly defended the country’s spying activities and said that they were... read more »

Missing Pussy Riot band member ‘transferred to penal co...

Missing Pussy Riot band member ‘transferred to penal colony in Siberia’

Washington – A jailed member of the Pussy Riot protest band, who went missing since she was moved to a new prison, is on her way to a new penal colony... read more »

Spain, Britain forge joint declaration on Gibraltar

Spain, Britain forge joint declaration on Gibraltar

Madrid –  Spain and Britain have crafted a joint declaration on Gibraltar for presentation to the UN General Assembly, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose... read more »

Berlin summons British ambassador over spying report

Berlin summons British ambassador over spying report

Berlin – German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle Tuesday summoned the British ambassador over claims of spying by the British embassy here. German... read more »

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Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

New Delhi – Diwali, the festival of lights, is meant for feasting, bursting crackers and enjoying with the family, but doctors warn that patients suffering from lung and heart diseases,... read more »

Vulnerable women, delicate nature through artist's eyes

Vulnerable women, delicate nature through artist&#...

New Delhi – Contemporary issues like safety of women and the indifferent attitude of mankind towards nature have found place in artist Aparna... read more »

Embrace spirituality on Diwali

Embrace spirituality on Diwali

With festivities in the air, it’s time to be with your family and dear ones. But in all this hustle-bustle, don’t forget to give yourself some... read more »

Chinese ink paintings exhibition opens in London

Chinese ink paintings exhibition opens in London

London – An exhibition of ink paintings by Chinese contemporary artists opened at the Henry Moore Gallery in London. “The paintings are different... read more »

Fancy some red velvet cake a la Waldorf Astoria

Fancy some red velvet cake a la Waldorf Astoria

By Monish Gujral Sitting by the window of the coffee shop of the famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, enjoying the beautiful summer morning and sipping... read more »

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scanner to calculate calories in food

scanner to calculate calories in food

New York – A new food scanner has been designed which uses lasers to determine an item’s chemical composition and then sends the calorie and ingredient information to an app. The... read more »

Underage drinkers

Underage drinkers likelier to use life-threatening...

Washington – A new research has found that college-age drinkers often combine caffeine and alcohol, which results in risky decision making and... read more »

The Macallan Amber` dubbed whisky of the year 2013

The Macallan Amber` dubbed whisky of the year 2013

London – The Macallan Amber has been labeled whisky of the year 2013 by online liquor store, The Whisky Shop. According to the Scotsman, The Macallan... read more »

world’s best whisky goes to Glenmorangie’s Ealanta!

world’s best whisky goes to Glenmorangie’s Ealanta!

London – A single malt, which has been matured for 19 years and released earlier this year as a limited edition, has been voted as the world’s best... read more »

Carrots tipped as new sperm superfood

Carrots tipped as new sperm superfood

Washington – A new study has found that eating orange and yellow fruits and vegetables may make sperm swim faster. According to researchers at Harvard... read more »

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Wayne Rooney expects to be 100% fit for Brazil

Wayne Rooney expects to be in peak condition when he embarks on his third World Cup finals campaign next month and is excited by the potential of the young talent in the England squad. The... read more »

EPL: Manchester City F.C. Aim to Win Title Without...

London: Manchester City will hope to avoid the nerve-shredding drama of the 2011-12 season’s final day when they host West Ham United in their... read more »

English Premier League: Jose Mourinho Fined After Refer...

London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was fined £10,000 ($16,944, 12,221 euros) on Thursday after his sarcastic comments about the match officials following... read more »

Lionel Messi seeks ultimate prize with World Cup win

Ronaldo, Messi, Ribery shortlisted for Ballon d'Or

After a spectacular haul of trophies with Barcelona, Lionel Messi has a chance to lead Argentina to glory on the World Cup stage and build on his reputation... read more »

Hockey India congratulates Poonam Rani and Chanchan Dev...

Hockey India on Monday congratulated Poonam Rani and Chanchan Devi (right) for earning 100 international caps for India. While Poonam Rani completed her 100th... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Gold Market Update: Gold Powered Higher

Gold powered higher yesterday, breaking through resistance at $1355 and moving as high as $1375 this morning, touching the top boundary of the uptrend channel. The dollar continues to exhibit... read more »

Gold Prices raises on fresh buying, firm global cu...

Mumbai – Snapping a three-day losing streak, gold prices on Friday recovered by Rs 240 to Rs 31,060 per ten gram in the national capital on... read more »

Gold jumps more than 1% on crisis in Ukraine

Gold gained more than 1 percent on Monday on escalating geopolitical tensions as Ukraine mobilised for war after Russia bloodlessly seized Crimea, an isolated... read more »

Gems & Jewellery industry disappointed with the bud...

Mumbai – The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) today expressed disappointment and shock at the interim Budget presented by Finance... read more »

Barrick Gold Corp. posts big loss, slashes gold reserve...

Barrick Gold Corp, the world’s largest gold miner, reported a big fourth-quarter loss on Thursday as it took a hefty impairment charge, cut its gold... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Watch out for that tooth cavity

With changing food habits, toothaches and cavities among kids are on a rise. Experts tell you how to protect your child’s teeth Is your six-year-old complaining of a toothache even after... read more »

Stomach bacteria may protect against obesity

Your stomach bacteria may be behind your lean figure! A gut bacteria responsible for most stomach ulcers may also help prevent obesity, a new study... read more »

Why cancer risk increases with age

A new study has suggested that the accumulation of age-associated changes in a biochemical process that helps control genes may be responsible for some of the... read more »

Bicycling your way to happiness

Which mode of transportation makes you happier – Metro, bus or auto? Forget those this weekend and try riding a bicycle to gain maximum happiness on the... read more »

In your 60s? Connect on social media to stay fit

Social media is not all that bad, especially if you are in your 60s as you can connect with your family and friends for positive interactions and stay... read more »

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Gold, silver rise on global cues

NEW DELHI: Gold prices rose by Rs 65 to Rs 28,125 per ten gram in the national capital on Wednesday on fresh buying by jewellers and retailers, tracking a firm global trend. Silver also moved up by... read more »

Jewellers want minify in import duty on gold

The gem and jewellery industry feels the Union budget 2014-15 should address the problem of availability of gold for the sector by tackling the twin... read more »

Gold Futures down by 0.15 % on weak Global Cues

Gold And Silver : 2014

Gold prices eased by 0.15 per cent to Rs. 27,803 per 10 grams in Wednesday’s futures trade as participants offloaded positions on weak cues from global... read more »

Gold extends losses on stockists selling, global cues

Continuing its losing streak for the third straight session, gold prices on Saturday drifted by Rs. 120 to Rs. 28,530 per ten gram in the national capital on... read more »

Gold extends losses on stockists selling, global cues

Continuing its losing streak for the third straight session, gold prices on Saturday drifted by Rs. 120 to Rs. 28,530 per ten gram in the national capital on... read more »

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5 Foods you can safely eat past their due dates

Do we really take expiry dates seriously? We have all been at the crossroads when picking or throwing away “expired food”. While it is right to cast away food after its expiry date for... read more »

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new ...

LONDON: In a massive breakthrough, scientists have created the first new antibiotic in more than three decades, Teixobactin, that can treat many... read more »

The science behind a happy marriage

They say opposites attract. Like ones, repel. However, marriage is a different set of algorithms. It’s far more complex, and calculated. Relationship... read more »

This diet pill tricks body into losing weight!

Researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it... read more »

Recipe: Spiced beetroot

This tasty dish is a blend of spice and sour. It’s delicious, healthy and perfect as a side dish. Ingredients: – 200g beetroot – 1 large... read more »

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Middle East

Militants launch attack on north Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Iraqi officials say militants have launched an attack on a Sunni-dominated city north of Baghdad, killing seven members of the security forces and taking control of some areas of the city.... read more »

Iraq attacks and shelling kill 35

BAGHDAD: Violence across Iraq, including shelling of the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, killed 35 people today, as politicians haggle over forming a... read more »

Nine Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria

ABUJA: The Nigerian military Monday confirmed it killed nine Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern Borno state. “Patrol troops have successfully... read more »

Is Iran jailing Facebook users for anti-govt posts?

TEHRAN: An Iranian court has sentenced eight people to jail terms ranging from seven to 20 years for crimes including anti-regime propaganda posted on... read more »

Iran reports its first death from MERS virus

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s official news agency is reporting the Islamic Republic has suffered its first fatality from the Middle Eastern respiratory virus.... read more »

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gst council proclaims remedy for exporters, e-wallets from april

The GST council in its twenty second meeting on friday announced a slew of relief for exporters, some of whom are going through working capital squeeze due to delayed tax refund.finance minister... read more »

petrol, diesel prices today (october 7): check out...

Petrol fees and diesel prices today were little changed as compared to friday’s fees. presently, petrol costs and diesel quotes are revised on... read more »

Diwali has come Early because of changes in GST rules, ...

Dwarka:on a two-day visit to Gujarat that heads for elections later this yr, top minister narendra modi today stated the adjustments made to the products and... read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins tour of poll-bound ...

The Top Minister will lay basis stones for diverse schemes and tasks really worth about ₹8,300 crore at 5 locations in 3 areas of the ballot -certain... read more »

Govt Identifies 140 places along Bangaldesh border, dep...

New Delhi: India has recognized 140 prone locations, deployed more protection personnel and surveillance devices, and released a “campaign” towards... read more »

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North America

1 killed, 2 wounded in Los Angeles Airport shooting

1 killed, 2 wounded in Los Angeles Airport shooting

Washington – A gunman shot and killed a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker at Los Angeles International Airport Friday before himself being shot and taken into custody, media... read more »

Obama `never considered` replacing Biden with Clinton

Obama `never considered` replacing Biden with Clin...

Washington – President Barack Obama had “never considered” replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton during 2012... read more »

Obama, Maliki discuss counter measures for `more active...

Obama, Maliki discuss counter measures for `more active' al-Qaeda in Iraq

London – President Barack Obama has spoken to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki on his visit to Washington on counter measures for a “more... read more »

When Bill Clinton called Obama `luckier than dog with t...

When Bill Clinton called Obama `luckier than dog with two d***s`!

New York – Bill Clinton had reportedly joked about President Barack Obama that “he’s luckier than a dog with two d***s” to describe his comeback... read more »

Delta and JetBlue become first US airlines to allow gad...

Delta and JetBlue become first US airlines to allow gadget-use in-flight

Washington – Delta and JetBlue are reportedly the first US airlines to allow electronic device use throughout the flight after the FAA passed the new... read more »

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Treatment meted out to diplomat unacceptable: Shashi Tharoor

Congress cracks whip on Shashi Tharoor, removes him as AICC spoke...

Taking a dim view of Shashi Tharoor’s praise of Narendra Modi and his appreciation of the “Swachh Bharat” campaign, the Congress cracked the whip on Tharoor on Monday, removing him... read more »

Hinduism is ‘global heritage’, not anc...

New Delhi: Quite vocal about his views on Hinduism, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh’s chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that for Indians... read more »

‘Mr Modi, I Will Rule From a Village, not Jail...

Court orders ED to attach Chautala's flat

t a rally in Rohtak, Mr Chautala responded to PM Modi’s barb that if he won, he would have to rule from jail. “Modi says I will take oath and rule... read more »

Narendra Modi promises to transform ‘scam Haryana...

Promising to transform “scam Haryana to skill Haryana”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the people of the state to elect a BJP government... read more »

Arun Jaitley is richest minister; PM Narendra Modi has ...

India should have politician as PM, says Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assets worth Rs 1.26 crore, according to details of assets and liabilities of the Union Council of Ministers... read more »

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ZTE to unveil 5 smartphones including Grand S II at Vegas confere...

Washington – ZTE has reportedly announced its plans to unveil five smartphones, including a follow-up to its flagship Grand S, during a tech conference in Las Vegas scheduled for the next... read more »

Journo adopter says Google Glass is `doomed` for 2014

Journo adopter says Google Glass is `doomed` for 2...

Washington, Jan. 3 (ANI): A tech journalist and an early adopter of Google Glass has reportedly given his verdict that the highly-anticipated... read more »

Russia’s dual-screen YotaPhone ‘kind of gim...

Washington – A Russian company has developed a dual screen smartphone called the YotaPhone. The phone comes with all the features, but on the backside... read more »

eBay likely to launch own virtual currency

Washington –  Online commerce site eBay’s PayPal has reportedly filed a patent application that hints to a possible launch of its own virtual... read more »

NSA racing to build `mother of all encryption breaker` ...

NSA racing to build `mother of all encryption breaker` quantum computer

Washington –  The US’ National Security Agency is reportedly aiming to build a quantum computer that could break any and every type of encryption... read more »

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South Asia

India-Myanmar relations rooted in history: Mukherjee

India-Myanmar relations rooted in history: Mukherjee

New Delhi – Terming relations between India and Myanmar as being rooted in history, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said it is in the mutual interest of both the countries to... read more »

Pak high court dismisses Musharaf’s petition challenging special court for high treason

Pak high court dismisses Musharaf’s petition chall...

Islamabad – Islamabad High Court (IHC) has dismissed a petition challenging the special court for treason trial of former President General... read more »

CNN features 16 December gang-rape case in` World Untol...

CNN features 16 December gang-rape case in` World Untold Stories` series

New Delhi – An upcoming documentary on the 16-December fatal gang-rape case titled ‘The Fearless One’ is being presented under CNN’s series... read more »

UN Security Council condemns slams attacks on aid worke...

UN Security Council extends sanctions on Liberia

United Nations – The ! UN Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned deadly attacks in two Afghan provinces last week which led to the death of nine... read more »

Petition questioning Musharraf’s trial rejected

Petition questioning Musharraf's trial rejected

Islamabad – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected a ! petition challenging the constitution of a special court for the treason trial of former... read more »

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KCR writes to PM Modi, calls for Jwala Gutta to be included in TO...

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, also known as KCR, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, urging him to include the names of top shuttler Jwala Gutta and her doubles... read more »

McLaren handed an extra power unit in rules review

Struggling McLaren will be allowed an extra engine for each of their drivers as Formula One announced a package of measures on Thursday that... read more »

Winning Copa America will make up for my dismal World C...

Argentine forward Sergio Aguero is hoping winning the Copa America will make up for his dismal performance in the World Cup. Argentina went into the final of... read more »

Ravi Shastri slashes hard at reports of rift between MS...

RAVI Shastri doesn’t deny rumours, he quashes them. And he does so in characterstically bombastic fashion. At a time conspiracy theories abound regarding... read more »

My job is to perform and cement my place in the team

Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the... read more »

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Sandals to Open Beaches Resort in Antigua

Sandals to Open Beaches Resort in Antigua

The government of Antigua has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sandals Resorts International to open a Beaches resort in the country. The Beaches Long Bay resort will entail the conversion... read more »

Give The Gift Of Luxury Travel !

Give The Gift Of Luxury Travel

As a longtime travel journalist, maybe I’m biased, but I can’t think of a better gift to give than the gift of travel, and if you have deep... read more »

World’s 5 best spots to see the sun rise

World's 5 best spots to see the sun rise

1. Haleakala National Park, Hawaii, USA Boarding a bus in the wee hours of the morning is a pain, particularly on vacation when the greatest indulgence is... read more »

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) recognises Tour de ...

UCI recognises Tour de India 2013

The Tour de India 2013 has been listed in the international race calendar of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the second edition of the multi-city... read more »

China unveils `flying ray-styled` eco-conscious Shenzhe...

China unveils `flying ray-styled` eco-conscious Shenzhen airport’s new terminal

Washington – China has recently unveiled its brand new Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport terminal, which is eco-friendly and futuristic in... read more »

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World Facing ‘Largest Humanitarian Crisis’ Since 1945...

The world is facing its “largest humanitarian crisis” since 1945, said the United Nations (UN), further issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. read more »


7 Dead As Iran Teen Botches Homemade Fireworks

An Iranian teenager, who was making fireworks at home for a festival ahead of the Persian New Year blew up his home, killing himself and six other... read more »

Suspend Premium Processing Of Work Visas For Foreign Do...


Three influential American Senators have sought lifting of the suspension of premium processing of work visas of foreign doctors, including from India, who... read more »

Chinese President Xi Jinping Wants ‘Great Wall Of...


Xi issued the traditional military rallying call on Friday, during a session of the National People’s Congress, China’s annual parliament in... read more »

Dinosaur Tracks Found In China, Say Scientists


The tracks were found on a rural mountain road in Longjing city in August 2015, Xinhua news agency quoted the scientists from China, South Korea and the US as... read more »

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Snapchat unapologetic for 4.6mn user phone number leak fiasco

Washington – Snapchat is reportedly not sorry for the recent breach of data of around 4.6million of its users that exposed their phone numbers and usernames. The auto-destruct,... read more »

Countdown for India joining cryogenic rocket club begins

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) successfully completes the launch rehearsal ...

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has successfully completed the launch rehearsal Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)-D5, which is scheduled to take off on Sunday.... read more »

Microsoft Skype's Facebook, Twitter social media accounts hacked

Microsoft Skype’s Facebook, Twitter social media accounts hacked

Los Angeles – The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit for hacking into the social media accounts of... read more »

Grippity unveils first-ever `transparent dual-side operable tablet`

Grippity unveils first-ever `transparent dual-side operable tablet`

Washington – Grippity has reportedly unveiled what is touted to be the first-ever transparent dual-side operable tablet. The tablet features a semi-transparent 7-inch 800 x 480... read more »

More Chinese handset vendors to launch smartwatches in 2014

ZTE,Huawei Chinese handset vendors to launch smartwatches in 2014

Washington – More China-based handset vendors, including ZTE and Huawei, are expected to launch their own brands of wearable smart devices in the first half of 2014 following a huge market... read more »