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MS University's US alumni becomes first Indian origin scientist to bag prestigious 'Resonate Award' for path-breaking research

A US-based alumnus of M S University added a feather to his research credentials by becoming the first young scientist of Indian origin to receive the prestigious 'Resonate Award' for outstanding...

Oct 04, 2017 02:19 PM

Nobel Prize in physics awarded to three US scientists for detection of gravitational waves

The noble prize in physics for 2017 was awarded to three American physicists for their work in detection of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were anticipated by Albert...

Oct 04, 2017 12:10 PM

Foreign secy S Jaishankar holds talk with senior Bhutanese govt officials amid reports citing fresh Chinese troops deployment near Doklam

India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar who is on a visit to Bhutan held talks with senior government officials on Wednesday amid reports of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) deploying fresh...

Oct 04, 2017 11:13 AM

Pakistan appoints Zafar Mahmood Abbasi as new Navy Chief

Vice Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been appointed as new Pakistan Chief of Naval Staff and has been elevated to the rank of Admiral.

Oct 04, 2017 03:17 AM

North Korea accuses US of blocking development, denounces sanctions imposed on poor countries

North Korea's UN envoy accused the United States of working to block economic development and denounced sanctions imposed on poor countries as a bid to 'destroy modern civilization'.

Oct 04, 2017 03:11 AM

MH370 Disappearance: Australian authorities deeply regret not finding missing flight, say ongoing mystery is unacceptable

Only three fragments of MH370 have been found, washed up on western Indian Ocean shores, including a two-metre wing part known as a flaperon.

Oct 03, 2017 02:18 PM

Rohingya issue: Hostility towards Muslim minority refuses to die, 10,000 more trying to flee

More than 10,000 Rohingya have massed near a crossing point with Bangladesh, Myanmar media said on Tuesday, as an exodus continues to swell with food supplies low and hostility towards them surging.

Oct 03, 2017 01:33 PM

Facebook says 3,000 Russia-linked ads appeared during US elections, pledges to hire 1,000 people to fight fake news

The announcement came as the leading social network turned over to Congress some 3,000 Russia-linked ads that appeared to use hot-button issues to turn people against one another ahead of last...

Oct 03, 2017 01:21 PM

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif re-elected head of ruling PML-N party

Nawaz Sharif was on Tuesday re-elected as the president of Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party after Parliament passed a controversial bill, paving the way for the ousted prime minister’s return to...

Oct 03, 2017 12:45 PM

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif set to be re-elected as PML-N chief after passage of controversial Election Reforms Bill 2017

Nawaz Sharif is set to be re-elected as the president of Pakistan’s ruling PML-N on Tuesday as Parliament on Monday passed a controversial bill, paving the way for the ousted prime minister’s...

Oct 03, 2017 07:50 AM

'Stephen Paddock was a guy who had money,' brother of Las Vegas shooter denies possibility of IS connection

The terrorist organisation Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting which left 59 dead and over 500 injured. But the shooter Stephen Paddock has nothing in his history which...

Oct 03, 2017 07:40 AM

UN chief warns against more cuts to peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

With a dangerous political standoff over elections still unresolved in the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging caution over further cuts to the UN...

Oct 03, 2017 07:09 AM