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Pakistan to launch indigenously developed observatory satellite next month

Pakistan to launch indigenously developed observatory satellite next month

Known as the Remote Sensing Satellite (RSS) it can be used to study various features of Earth and determine mineral deposits.

Jun 25, 2018, 16:02 PM IST
US to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia bomb blast

US to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia bomb blast

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed survived the grenade attack on Saturday at a massive rally in support of his push for radical political and economic reforms.

Jun 25, 2018, 15:07 PM IST
Para-swimmer Satender creates record by crossing English Channel in little over 12 hours

Para-swimmer Satender creates record by crossing English Channel in little over 12 hours

Accompanied by three other swimmers in relay formation, Satender managed to cross the English Channel despite his inability to use his lower limbs.

Jun 25, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Earthquake shakes southern Greece

Earthquake shakes southern Greece

There were no early reports of serious damage or injuries, officials said.

Jun 25, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
US Defence Secretary James Mattis to visit China

US Defence Secretary James Mattis to visit China

Mattis, who has been invited by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, is scheduled to meet leaders and other senior government officials, the Ministry of Defence in a statement here.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
Donald Trump wants illegal immigrants deported 'without judges and cases'

Donald Trump wants illegal immigrants deported 'without judges and cases'

"We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they came."

Jun 25, 2018, 06:25 AM IST
Tayyip Erdogan, ruling AK Party build comfortable lead in Turkish elections

Tayyip Erdogan, ruling AK Party build comfortable lead in Turkish elections

Erdogan, the most popular but also divisive leader in modern Turkish history, will extend his 15-year rule in Turkey.

Jun 25, 2018, 01:15 AM IST
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern names newborn daughter Neve Te Aroha

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern names newborn daughter Neve Te Aroha

Jacinda Ardern, 37, became New Zealand's youngest PM when she took office through a coalition deal in 2017 after an inconclusive election. She has now become the first woman in the country's history

Jun 25, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Syria forces declare 'curfew' in Raqa, fearing IS attacks

Syria forces declare 'curfew' in Raqa, fearing IS attacks

IS was kicked out of its former bastion Raqa in October by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which then stood up police units to hold the city.

Jun 24, 2018, 15:15 PM IST
Gazan dies of wounds from Israel border clash: Health Ministry

Gazan dies of wounds from Israel border clash: Health Ministry

At least 134 Palestinians have been killed in clashes since mass protests broke out along the Gaza border on March 30.  

Jun 24, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
5.2-magnitude Earthquake jolts Hawaii

5.2-magnitude Earthquake jolts Hawaii

The closest city to the epicenter is Hawaiian Paradise Park, with a population of more than 11,400, many of whom had already been evacuated following the eruption of the volcano.

Jun 24, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving, ladies rock floors

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving, ladies rock floors

Last September, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman directed the move with an aim to reform the country.

Jun 24, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Pakistani Taliban names Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as Mullah Fazlullah's successor

Pakistani Taliban names Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as Mullah Fazlullah's successor

Pakistani Taliban militants today appointed Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as their new chief in place of Mullah Fazlullah, who was recently killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan's restive Kunar

Jun 24, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Saudi women gear up for new freedom as driving ban ends

Saudi women gear up for new freedom as driving ban ends

Saudi women with foreign licenses only began converting them earlier in June 2018, so the number of new drivers is expected to remain low at first. 

Jun 23, 2018, 23:57 PM IST
150 million years old turtle fossil discovered in China

150 million years old turtle fossil discovered in China

The fossil will be displayed at the geological museum of Qijiang.

Jun 23, 2018, 17:01 PM IST
Haven't quit politics, says Pervez Musharraf

Haven't quit politics, says Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf also asked his party members to support its new chairman Mohammad Amjad and Mehreen Malik Adam, who has been elevated to the position of secretary general. 

Jun 23, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
Explosion hits Ethiopian Prime Minister's rally, several feared dead

Explosion hits Ethiopian Prime Minister's rally, several feared dead

After the explosion the state broadcaster quickly cut away from coverage of the rally, which broke up with people singing, chanting and going back to their homes.  

Jun 23, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

The United States and South Korea earlier this week announced the suspension of planning for Freedom Guardian. 

Jun 23, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
India seeks Cuba's help in empowering developing nations

India seeks Cuba's help in empowering developing nations

President Ram Nath Kovind in Havana pointed out the "warmth and friendship" between the two nations, and insisted that developing countries "must work together to gain a better place in the global

Jun 23, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
Puppy clubbed to death by university staff, sparks outrage

Puppy clubbed to death by university staff, sparks outrage

Disturbing images of the animal lying in a pool of blood and of being put in a plastic bag later, went viral around the world. 

Jun 23, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

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