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Facebook trains Election Commission of Pakistan officials to ensure ‘transparency’

Facebook trains Election Commission of Pakistan officials to ensure ‘transparency’

A dedicated team of Facebook is working to prevent any abuse of the platform ahead of the Pakistan general elections.

Jul 08, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Rains hit Thai cave where rescuers face ‘war with water and time’ to save children

Rains hit Thai cave where rescuers face ‘war with water and time’ to save children

A heavy rainshower hit northern Thailand late on Saturday, worsening conditions at the cave where rescuers were waging a "war with water and time" to save 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach, with

Jul 08, 2018, 07:47 AM IST
44 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

44 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose today to at least 44, officials said, with authorities issuing new warnings as torrential downpours continued.

Jul 08, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
Iran slams Donald Trump's 'interfering' remarks on OPEC

Iran slams Donald Trump's 'interfering' remarks on OPEC

Trump`s order for oil producing countries to raise output "is very insulting to the people of these countries and would undermine their national sovereignty and destabilize the oil market," minister

Jul 08, 2018, 07:15 AM IST
26-year-old student from Telangana shot dead in Kansas

26-year-old student from Telangana shot dead in Kansas

Sharath Koppula, who was studying in University of Missouri, Kansas City, was critically injured when a man fired at him. He was rushed to a hospital, where he succumbed.

Jul 08, 2018, 02:25 AM IST
Zakir Naik meets Malaysian PM amid deportation rumours

Zakir Naik meets Malaysian PM amid deportation rumours

Controversial religious preacher Zakir Naik on Saturday met Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, reported the country's media. The meeting comes a day after Mahathir rejected India's

Jul 07, 2018, 23:08 PM IST
Mammoth medical operation awaits trapped Thai cave boys

Mammoth medical operation awaits trapped Thai cave boys

With oxygen levels dropping and rainstorms forecast, time is running out on a plan to teach the boys - some as young as 11 and not strong swimmers - to make a dive through narrow, waterlogged

Jul 07, 2018, 22:09 PM IST
Elon Musk offers to send SpaceX engineers to rescue children in Thai cave

Elon Musk offers to send SpaceX engineers to rescue children in Thai cave

Help from Elon Musk could be crucial if accepted by Thai authorities who are battling against the possibility of more rain flooding the entrance to the cave.

Jul 07, 2018, 22:03 PM IST
Abandoned by his children, 89-year-old man finds solace in nude modelling

Abandoned by his children, 89-year-old man finds solace in nude modelling

"There is no shame in what I do. I don't rob. I don't steal. My children never come but that is fine."

Jul 07, 2018, 21:37 PM IST
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte promises to resign if anyone can prove God exists

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte promises to resign if anyone can prove God exists

Rodrigo Duterte previously called God 'stupid' and has now challenged anyone to prove God indeed exists 'with a picture or a selfie.'

Jul 07, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
38 dead in Japan rains, floods

38 dead in Japan rains, floods

 At least 38 people have died and almost 50 remained missing on Saturday due to torrential rainfall and flooding in southern Japan.

Jul 07, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Pompeo says made progress with North Korea, more work needed

Pompeo says made progress with North Korea, more work needed

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he had made progress "on almost all of the central issues" in talks with North Korea, including on setting a timeline for its denuclearization,

Jul 07, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Want Pork shabu, fried chicken after this: Stranded Thai kids send heartwarming notes for family

Want Pork shabu, fried chicken after this: Stranded Thai kids send heartwarming notes for family

In one heartwarming note, a boy begged their teachers not to assign too much homework.

Jul 07, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Thai coach apologises to parents as boys write they're ok and doing well

Thai coach apologises to parents as boys write they're ok and doing well

The soccer coach trapped in a cave with 12 Thai boys apologised to their parents in the first letter he and the team have sent out through divers, in which the boys say they're doing well and missing

Jul 07, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

The judiciary's official Mizan news agency and semi-official news agencies in Iran acknowledged the executions Saturday, but did not say when they took place.

Jul 07, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
Woman who levelled groping allegations against Justin Trudeau reiterates stand

Woman who levelled groping allegations against Justin Trudeau reiterates stand

Trudeau has denied any wrongdoing, saying he is confident he did "not act inappropriately".

Jul 07, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
'Limited time' for daring rescue mission to free Thailand's trapped boys

'Limited time' for daring rescue mission to free Thailand's trapped boys

The warning came a day after a Thai diver died during part of the rescue operation, marking a deadly turn at the Tham Luang cave complex in northern Chiang Rai province.

Jul 07, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
Thai officials rule out immediate evacuation attempts from cave

Thai officials rule out immediate evacuation attempts from cave

Officials are considering a rescue plan involving a "buddy dive" -- where an experienced adult diver would swim with each boy, according to a US official.

Jul 07, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
China's 'peace disease': Chinese Army's own newspaper raises doubts over military capabilities

China's 'peace disease': Chinese Army's own newspaper raises doubts over military capabilities

Military analysts have for decades called the Chinese military a 'paper tiger'. The Chinese Army, seemingly, has finally agreed.

Jul 07, 2018, 09:05 AM IST
8 dead, 50 reported missing as heavy floods hit Japan

8 dead, 50 reported missing as heavy floods hit Japan

Japanese media say at least eight people have been killed and more than 50 are missing as torrents of rainfall and flooding continued to batter southwestern Japan.

Jul 07, 2018, 09:00 AM IST

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