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New York's Chrysler Building put up for sale

New York's Chrysler Building put up for sale

When the building was completed in 1930, it was the tallest in the world, a title it held for about a year until the Empire State Building opened less than a mile away in midtown Manhattan.

Jan 10, 2019, 15:17 PM IST
Pakistan, Saudi Arabia likely to sign MoUs worth $10bn

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia likely to sign MoUs worth $10bn

The $10 billion investment will be in addition to the $6 billion bailout package given by Riyadh to Islamabad during Khan`s visit to Saudi Arabia in October 2018.

Jan 10, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Google rolls out activity cards to make Search more useful

Google rolls out activity cards to make Search more useful

If you want to mark a page to read or reference later, just touch and hold the link to quickly add items on your activity card to a collection.

Jan 10, 2019, 11:54 AM IST
How US shutdown over border wall fight might play out

How US shutdown over border wall fight might play out

Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have vowed they will not give Trump any money to build a wall. But as the shutdown grinds on, they could have second thoughts, although that seems

Jan 10, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
Apple hires Facebook critic on its privacy team: Report

Apple hires Facebook critic on its privacy team: Report

The iPhone maker has hired Sandy Parakilas who worked as product manager for Facebook for 18 months before leaving the company in 2012.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
China's Xi nudges North Korea, US to meet half way as second summit planned

China's Xi nudges North Korea, US to meet half way as second summit planned

Pyongyang has demanded Washington lift sanctions, imposed because of its nuclear and missile tests, and declare an official end to the 1950-1953 Korean War.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
Australian foreign minister in Thailand as Saudi teen seeks asylum

Australian foreign minister in Thailand as Saudi teen seeks asylum

Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is currently staying in a Bangkok hotel under the care of the United Nation`s refugee agency.

Jan 10, 2019, 09:42 AM IST
Australian police charge man over hazardous parcels sent to diplomatic offices

Australian police charge man over hazardous parcels sent to diplomatic offices

More than a dozen foreign offices received suspicious packages on Wednesday, including the US and British missions in Melbourne.

Jan 10, 2019, 09:18 AM IST
Security cannot be achieved at the expense of others' insecurity: Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at Raisina Dialogue 2019

Security cannot be achieved at the expense of others' insecurity: Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at Raisina Dialogue 2019

A country or regions' security cannot be achieved at the expense of insecurity of others, said Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Raisina Dialogue 2019 in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Jan 09, 2019, 23:19 PM IST
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie set to divorce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie set to divorce

Jeff Bezos, 54, is the world`s richest person, with a fortune that has soared to more than $160 billion thanks to his stake in Amazon. He has been married for 25 years.

Jan 09, 2019, 21:22 PM IST
Russia assures timely delivery of S-400 Triumf missile systems to India

Russia assures timely delivery of S-400 Triumf missile systems to India

India inked an agreement with Russia in October last year to procure a batch of the missile systems at a cost of Rs 40,000 crore.

Jan 09, 2019, 21:18 PM IST
Teen sisters brutally murder mom after she takes away their mobile phones

Teen sisters brutally murder mom after she takes away their mobile phones

The sisters, aged 14 and 12, stabbed their 32-year-old mother multiple times and later shot in the chest with a handgun.

Jan 09, 2019, 20:48 PM IST
Indian passport 79th most powerful, Pakistan fares fifth worst: Henley Index

Indian passport 79th most powerful, Pakistan fares fifth worst: Henley Index

Indians have access to 61 countries without the need for a prior visa. South Asian neighbours Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka don't fare too well on the index.

Jan 09, 2019, 19:50 PM IST
China's new naval radar can monitor area as large as India: Report

China's new naval radar can monitor area as large as India: Report

The domestically-developed radar system will enable the Chinese navy to fully monitor China's seas and spot incoming threats from enemy ships, aircraft and missiles.

Jan 09, 2019, 19:01 PM IST
Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

Several million pounds has been invested by Gatwick with the aim of ensuring the airport is equipped to the level provided by the Armed Forces during the recent illegal and unprecedented drone

Jan 09, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Indian Navy chief raises concerns over growth of Chinese naval might

Indian Navy chief raises concerns over growth of Chinese naval might

"No navy has grown so rapidly in the last 200 years as the Chinese Navy."

Jan 09, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
Vietnam accuses Facebook of violating new cybersecurity law

Vietnam accuses Facebook of violating new cybersecurity law

The Vietnamese ministry said Facebook refused to delete the content that seriously violated Vietnam`s cybersecurity law.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
Israeli former minister pleads guilty to spying for Iran

Israeli former minister pleads guilty to spying for Iran

In 2004, he was arrested for attempting to smuggle thousands of ecstasy pills from Amsterdam to Israel.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Paris' first nudist restaurant closing doors

Paris' first nudist restaurant closing doors

The concept at O'naturel was to offer "the pleasure of dining naked all year in the capital in the respect of naturists values", according to a magazine.

Jan 09, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
OYO launches OYO Home in Dubai

OYO launches OYO Home in Dubai

The company currently operates over 3,000 fully-managed residential accommodation in India across 25 cities.

Jan 09, 2019, 16:30 PM IST