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27 Feb 2018iPhone
Watch: New iPhone X ad celebrates marriage equality in Australia
Have you watched iPhone X's new ad - First Dance?
26 Feb 2018White House
Michelle Obama to release her memoir in November
Former First lady of United States Michelle Obama's memoir is all set to release on 13 November this year.
26 Feb 2018Canada
Anxiety may help remember things: Study
Manageable levels of anxiety can actually help you remember more details of an event, claimed a study.
26 Feb 2018ISIS
ISIS-linked Indian-origin woman, partner held in British couple abduction case
A 27-year-old Indian-origin woman and her partner, both allegedly linked to the ISIS terror group, have been arrested on charges of abducting a British couple, said South African special police unit Hawks.
26 Feb 2018Earthquake
7.5-magnitude quake hits energy-rich Papua New Guinea, oil-and-gas operations suspended
A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea early this morning, halting operations in the energy-rich interiors.
26 Feb 2018Pakistan News
Badeshi: Only three men speak this language in the world
Have you ever head of Badeshi?
26 Feb 2018Education
Falling number of Indian students could impact US severely: Report
The US' tightening of immigration policies has taken a hit on international students, particularly from India.
26 Feb 2018Mexico
Meet Juan Pedro Franco, world's fattest man who lost 250kg
World's fattest man, Juan Pedro Franco from Mexico, who weighed 595kg in October 2016 has now lost 250kg.
26 Feb 2018Australia
Australia gets new Deputy Prime Minister elected, after Joyce's resignation
After Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigned following a sexual harassment allegation, the Australian government has appointed a new Deputy Prime Minister.
25 Feb 2018Hong Kong
More Chinese people are taking to a vegetarian diet
China, the world's largest market for beef, pork, and poultry, is steadily growing wary of meat as health-conscious Chinese are now taking to vegetarian diet. This has sparked mushrooming of vegan restaurants in the world's most populous country.
25 Feb 2018Pakistan News
'Evacuate': Pakistan warns India's villages over loudspeakers before opening fire
Residents of border villages in Uri sector of Baramulla, J&K, woke up yesterday to warnings over loudspeakers about cross-border shelling.
25 Feb 2018Russia News
#SyriaWar: UNSC unanimously votes for 30-day ceasefire in war-torn country
The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in war-torn Syria without delay.
25 Feb 2018Health & Wellness
College students underestimate their roommates' distress, says study
A recent study published in a journal has found that college students are sensitive to their roommates' distress but tend to underestimate the level of distress being experienced by them.
Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked
The passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choski - accused of over Rs. 11,400 crore worth of fraud - have been revoked, according to sources from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
24 Feb 2018United Nations (UN)
South Sudanese getting gang-raped, tortured inhumanly, finds UN report
A new report was released by a United Nations commission on Friday detailing the horrific war crimes in South Sudan.
24 Feb 2018Afghanistan
Multiple terror attacks strike Afghanistan leaving at least 24 dead
At least 24 people have been killed and several others injured in four different terror attacks in Afghanistan.
24 Feb 2018Florida
US firms cut ties with the gun lobbying NGO, NRA
After the February 14 school shootout in Florida, several US companies have cut ties with the gun lobbying, NGO National Rifle Association (NRA).
24 Feb 2018North Korea
US imposes its largest package of sanctions on North Korea
Speaking at a conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, US President Donald Trump said that the US is imposing its largest package of sanctions on North Korea to pressurize the country into abandoning its nuclear missile programme.
24 Feb 2018Indonesia
Indonesian woman mauled to death by crocodile
A 66-year-old woman was mauled to death by a huge crocodile on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, police said.
India, China benefited most from "disastrous" Paris Climate Agreement: Trump
Reiterating the US didn't get any advantage from Paris Climate Accord, President Trump once again accused India and China of benefiting the most from the deal.
24 Feb 2018Kuwait
Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer
After a manhunt spanning several weeks, police have arrested the employer of a 29-year-old Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait.
24 Feb 2018Michael Flynn
Now, Trump-aide charged with "paying European ex-politicians"
After charges of tax and bank fraud, fresh trouble arose for US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
24 Feb 2018World
Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state
Three bombs exploded in different locations around Rakhine's state capital Sittwe early Saturday morning, including the home of a high ranking official. However, no deaths were reported.
Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India
Apart from being engulfed in political turmoil, Maldives has now become the latest linchpin in India-China's tussle for regional leadership.
23 Feb 2018Pakistan News
International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing
The global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is reportedly going to put Pakistan back on its grey list of nations that fail to prevent terror-financing and money laundering.
23 Feb 2018Narendra Modi
Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade and ink 6 pacts
After an eight day-long visit, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau finally held extensive talks with his Indian counterpart PM Narendra Modi on various issues like counter-terrorism and extremism. They also signed six key pacts.
23 Feb 2018Europe
World's oldest cave art crafted by Neanderthals, not humans: Study
A latest study has revealed that the world's oldest known cave paintings were created by Neanderthals and not modern humans. It shows that our extinct cousins were far from being uncultured brutes as previously believed.
23 Feb 2018India
Indian firms to be hit after new H-1B visa rules
US President Donald Trump's administration announced new H-1B visa rules, ahead of the filing season, expected from April 2.
23 Feb 2018India
Canadian PM Trudeau finally receives Modi's jhappi at Rashtrapati Bhavan
From rumors of Indian government's cold-shoulder to Canadian high commissioner's dinner invitation to a convicted Khalistan terrorist Jaspal Atwal, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit has been marred by controversies.
22 Feb 2018India
Convicted Khalistani terrorist on Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's dinner guest-list
Controversies continue to plague Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit. Now, he found himself in an embarrassing situation as it emerged that a convicted Khalistani terrorist, Jaspal Atwal, was invited to an official dinner reception in Delhi.
22 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Donald Trump supports guns for teachers to check school shootings
American President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested arming teachers to curb school shootings in the US. He also supported making improved and detailed background checks mandatory for buying guns.
22 Feb 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan gets three-month reprieve from inclusion in terrorist-financing watch-list
Pakistan has momentarily succeeded in escaping inclusion in the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list. This list includes countries that are deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations.
21 Feb 2018India
Amid purportedly strained visit, Trudeau, Amarinder Singh discuss Khalistan
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's first India visit has been marred by reports that the government has given him a "cold shoulder."
21 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Days after Florida, 7th grader in Ohio school shoots himself
Days after the Florida high school massacre, a Grade 7 student of Jackson Middle School, Ohio, seemed to have shot himself with a gun in a washroom.
21 Feb 2018Russia News
US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty
Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing Russian interference in the 2016 US elections charged a lawyer for lying about his communications with former Trump campaign aide Richard Gates, who himself faces financial crime allegations.
21 Feb 2018Lifestyle
Younger siblings help older ones become better people: Study
We know that children with kind older siblings practise empathy better than others since they learn first-hand.
20 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Is President Trump shifting gun control stance after Florida shooting?
Amid student-led protests demanding gun control reforms after the killing of 17 people in last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, US President Donald Trump hinted at a change in stance on gun restrictions.
20 Feb 2018India
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a eight-day visit to India. But, it includes only half day of official engagements in Delhi. This has surprised many.
20 Feb 2018Uber
UberEATS driver in the US fatally shoots customer, surrenders
Three days ago, an UberEATS driver in Atlanta, US, shot and killed a customer in the Buckhead neighborhood.
20 Feb 2018India
India 31st riskiest country, Pakistan most risky: UNICEF report
Pakistan is the most dangerous country to be born in among 52 "lower middle-income countries," with 45.6 newborns per 1,000 babies dying in the first month.