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Water spewed from Moon during meteor showers: NASA

Water spewed from Moon during meteor showers: NASA

Providing a potential resource for future explorations, NASA on Monday revealed that water is released on the Moon during meteor showers.

Apr 16, 2019, 06:21 AM IST
Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to rebuild

Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to rebuild

Flames that began in the early evening burst rapidly through the roof of the eight centuries-old cathedral and engulfed the spire, which toppled, quickly followed by the entire roof. 

Apr 16, 2019, 05:55 AM IST
Chinese woman, who trespassed into Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, denied bail

Chinese woman, who trespassed into Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, denied bail

Yujing Zhang, 33, was indicted on Friday on charges of making false statements to a federal officer and entering or remaining in a restricted area at Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort, an incident that

Apr 16, 2019, 05:51 AM IST
Four dead after Canada shootings, man in custody: Police

Four dead after Canada shootings, man in custody: Police

Four people were shot dead in Penticton, British Colombia, on Monday and a suspect is in custody, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement.

Apr 16, 2019, 05:43 AM IST
Fire breaks out at Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral

Fire breaks out at Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral

In recent months, renovation work was undertaken on the medieval cathedral and some reports cited initial investigations as revealing that the fire could have possibly been started in one of the

Apr 15, 2019, 23:07 PM IST
Pakistan reaches 'agreement in principle' with IMF over bailout

Pakistan reaches 'agreement in principle' with IMF over bailout

The long-delayed rescue package would be Pakistan`s 13th IMF bailout programme since the late 1980s and comes at a time of worsening economic outlook for the South Asian nation of 208 million people.

Apr 15, 2019, 20:40 PM IST
China plays down India's reported plan to boycott 2nd Belt and Road Forum; says New Delhi misunderstood BRI

China plays down India's reported plan to boycott 2nd Belt and Road Forum; says New Delhi misunderstood BRI

The BRF is being held to consolidate China's trillion-dollar BRI to further its global influence by financing and building massive infrastructure projects throughout the world.

Apr 15, 2019, 17:09 PM IST
China police detain 17 people after deadly chemical blast

China police detain 17 people after deadly chemical blast

Authorities have shut the industrial park where the blast occurred in the eastern coastal city of Yancheng, and dozens of other sites face closure to allay public safety concerns, state media

Apr 15, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
Red Cross appeals for information on three staff missing in Syria since 2013

Red Cross appeals for information on three staff missing in Syria since 2013

U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State`s last territory in Syria last month, eliminating its rule over a caliphate which it had proclaimed in Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Apr 15, 2019, 08:41 AM IST
Egypt parliament to vote Tuesday on constitutional changes: speaker

Egypt parliament to vote Tuesday on constitutional changes: speaker

Proposed constitutional amendments had previously suggested that Sisi would be allowed to seek two new six-year terms after his current one expires in 2022.

Apr 15, 2019, 08:39 AM IST
Tornadoes kill at least 5 as massive storm sweeps US South

Tornadoes kill at least 5 as massive storm sweeps US South

Weekend tornadoes killed at least five people, including three children, in the US South, authorities said on Sunday, as a massive storm system with damaging wind and hail moved across the country

Apr 15, 2019, 08:15 AM IST
Sudan protesters demand civilian rule, military council says ready to comply

Sudan protesters demand civilian rule, military council says ready to comply

The Sudanese Professionals` Association (SPA) called for the establishment of a transitional council which would be protected by the armed forces.

Apr 15, 2019, 08:14 AM IST
UK fears Brexit could hurt global hunt for new Bank of England governor

UK fears Brexit could hurt global hunt for new Bank of England governor

There is some speculation that among many, Raghuram Rajan's name may be doing the rounds.

Apr 14, 2019, 23:54 PM IST
Too many travellers, too few planes is US airlines' 737 MAX summer dilemma

Too many travellers, too few planes is US airlines' 737 MAX summer dilemma

"The revenue is right in front of them. They can see it, but they can`t meet it," said Mike Trevino, spokesman for Southwest Airlines Pilots Association and an aviation industry veteran.

Apr 14, 2019, 22:25 PM IST
AUSINDEX: Indian and Australian naval exercise concludes

AUSINDEX: Indian and Australian naval exercise concludes

For the first time in the history of the joint naval exercise, 55 American and New Zealand's military personnel were also on board the Royal Australian Navy ships to witness the exercises.

Apr 14, 2019, 21:34 PM IST
Pakistan releases another 100 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan releases another 100 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

The fishermen released on Saturday were part the second batch of 360 Indian prisoners Pakistan has announced to set free in four phases this month.

Apr 14, 2019, 19:16 PM IST
Indian who went to Pakistan for love, now in captivity

Indian who went to Pakistan for love, now in captivity

In a deja vu case of Hamid Nehal and Uzma Ahmed, another Indian who fell in love and went to Pakistan is now in captivity.

Apr 14, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
Co-pilot, 2 policemen killed in plane crash in Nepal

Co-pilot, 2 policemen killed in plane crash in Nepal

Assistant Sub-Inspector Rudra Bahadur Shrestha, who was injured in the crash and airlifted to Kathmandu, died while undergoing treatment at Grande Hospital, the paper said, citing hospital sources.

Apr 14, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
Iran's Zarif urges countries to take position on US step against Revolutionary Guards

Iran's Zarif urges countries to take position on US step against Revolutionary Guards

Zarif said he had also sent letters to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the United Nations Security Council to protest against "this illegal U.S. measure".

Apr 14, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
Indonesians to vote in world's biggest single-day election

Indonesians to vote in world's biggest single-day election

While most polls have put the president ahead, they could not be taken for granted, a senior government official said. 

Apr 14, 2019, 14:14 PM IST