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Books by Malala, Woolf to inspire women of Haryana village

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:38

In a step towards their empowerment, women of Bibipur village in Haryana will soon be reading Hindi translations of books by Virginia Woolf and Malala Yousafzai besides 2,500 other writings on feminism.

Orbital Sciences to launch next resupply mission to ISS on July 11

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:53

Orbital Sciences Corp has set July 11 as the next launch of their Antares rocket on the company’s second NASA-contracted resupply flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

``Deep Throat`` garage from US Watergate scandal to be razed

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:39

One of the most historic U.S. journalism sites will vanish after a Virginia county board voted to demolish the building and parking garage central to the Watergate political scandal of the 1970s.

Voters in California contemplate forming new state

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 05:45

Residents of California`s largely agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties, feeling out of sync with their counterparts in major urban areas, are contemplating breaking away to become America`s 51st state.

2 killed at West Virginia coal mine: US official

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 23:16

US officials said that two workers who were trapped when the ground failed at a West Virginia mine with a history of safety violations have died.

IBM facing "rocky time", but poised for change: CEO

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:52

IBM Corp is facing a "rocky time," Chief Executive Virginia Rometty told the New York Times, but said she and the company now have a clear vision on how to pursue another generation of growth.

Third body found in US hot air balloon horror

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 03:42

Rescue personnel located the body of the third and final victim from a hot-air balloon that burst into flames upon its descent in the US state of Virginia.

Legendary voice-over artist Hal Douglas dies at 89

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 04:53

The family of legendary voice-over artist Hal Douglas says he has died at his home in northern Virginia.

Virginia gay-marriage ban unconstitutional: US judge

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:03

A federal judge in Virginia ruled Thursday that the state`s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, on the heels of two similar rulings in other US states.

Seoul wins battle against Japan for US textbooks

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:53

Virginia`s state legislature approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul.

Three die in cell towers collapse: US Police

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 08:10

Police say three people have died when two cellphone towers collapsed in the US.

Scientists reveal the secrets of flying snakes

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:57

Scientists have finally explained the mystery how flying snakes stay in the air in a new research.