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Donald Trump to order sanctions against countries that interfere in US elections

Donald Trump to order sanctions against countries that interfere in US elections

The move comes amidst increasing realisation in the US that the Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential elections.

Sep 12, 2018, 08:41 AM IST
Libya: Rockets fired towards Tripoli airport, ISIS claims attack on oil company

Libya: Rockets fired towards Tripoli airport, ISIS claims attack on oil company

A spokesman for a faction controlling Matiga airport, the only one functioning in the capital, said there were no casualties or damage.

Sep 12, 2018, 06:24 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif, daughter and son-in-law to be granted parole to attend Kulsoom's funeral

Nawaz Sharif, daughter and son-in-law to be granted parole to attend Kulsoom's funeral

"Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered to facilitate the Sharif family regarding bringing back the body of Kulsoom and other matters," they said, adding that the government may free the father and

Sep 12, 2018, 06:16 AM IST
Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz dead at 68

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz dead at 68

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz died at the age of 68 in London on Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
Neutralising antibodies offers hope for HIV vaccine

Neutralising antibodies offers hope for HIV vaccine

Researchers are in the process of discovering the factors responsible for the production of antibodies that do not just fight one virus strain, but neutralises almost all known virus strains.

Sep 11, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual basis on the Red

Sep 11, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Sri Lankan asylum seekers forcibly deported from Australia

The Australian government has consistently defended its removal processes of asylum seekers, saying it adheres strictly to international law, the Guardian said.  

Sep 11, 2018, 15:02 PM IST

Dubai to host India-UAE Partnership Summit

A two-day India-UAE Partnership Summit (IUPS) will be held in Dubai from October 30.  

Sep 11, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
Indian man charged with stabbing roommate for talking loudly on phone

Indian man charged with stabbing roommate for talking loudly on phone

A CCTV footage showed the accused hiding the knife under his clothes when he entered a restroom and walking out without it.  

Sep 11, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
'US, India continue talks on Russia missile defence system buy, no decision on sanctions yet'

'US, India continue talks on Russia missile defence system buy, no decision on sanctions yet'

 The US has not taken any decision so far on imposing punitive sanctions against India over its plan to acquire USD 5 billion missile defence system from Russia as Washington and New Delhi continue

Sep 11, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

NRI body seeks Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh

Based on estimates, around 1.4 million to 2.5 million Hindus find themselves in a position to be stripped of their Indian citizenship, said a media release issued by the group.

Sep 11, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
Indian billionaire hiring 12 staff to help daughter study at UK university

Indian billionaire hiring 12 staff to help daughter study at UK university

The ultra high net worth (UHNW) family are described as very formal who want experienced staff, the advert notes in reference to the various roles on offer, which are said to pay around 30,000 pounds

Sep 11, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Project to clean up Great Pacific Garbage Patch gets underway

Project to clean up Great Pacific Garbage Patch gets underway

The system will try to take a bite out of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge collection of floating trash that`s three times the size of France, or about double the size of Texas, CNN reported

Sep 11, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
Hurricane Florence prompts mandatory evacuations in US

Hurricane Florence prompts mandatory evacuations in US

It was picking up speed over the Atlantic`s warm waters, causing concerns about landfall and flooding from heavy rains afterward, possibly late Thursday or Friday.  

Sep 11, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Chilean slum fire destroys 100 homes, leaves 400 homeless

Chilean slum fire destroys 100 homes, leaves 400 homeless

A fire in a poor neighborhood in Chile`s northern Antofagasta region on Monday destroyed at least 100 homes, injured eight people and left some 400 without a roof over their heads.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
China detects new African swine fever case in Anhui province

China detects new African swine fever case in Anhui province

The outbreak is the 14th reported in China since African swine fever was first detected in the country on Aug. 3 and the eighth in Anhui alone. 

Sep 11, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism: NSA

US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism: NSA

The Trump administration has recently canceled USD 300 million in military aid to Islamabad after it failed to take actions against terror groups.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
'Russian Spiderman' arrested after scaling building in Colombia

'Russian Spiderman' arrested after scaling building in Colombia

Just after he reached the building`s terrace, security personnel intercepted Gogulan, arrested him and took him to the local prosecutor`s office, according to one of the intrepid athlete`s companions

Sep 11, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Pakistan Army chief confirms death sentence to 13 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief confirms death sentence to 13 terrorists

With the latest decision, the total executions ordered by secret military courts over the past month reached at least 28. 

Sep 11, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Pakistan is currently reeling from a huge financial crisis.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

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