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12 Nov 2019Uber
Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage
Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.
11 Nov 2019World
Lie in a grave to manage stress at this university
As the mental health crisis among students continues to grow severe, educational institutions have slowly started incorporating stress management therapy.
11 Nov 2019Oxford
Turns out, people don't find human extinction uniquely tragic
The scenario of humanity going extinct (no matter how) sounds both chilling and scary.
10 Nov 2019Barack Obama
Spouses of H-1B visa holders can continue working in US
A United States court has refused to strike down an Obama-era visa regulation which permits the spouses of H-1B visa holders to work, albeit temporarily.
09 Nov 2019Facebook
Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology
On Friday, social media giant Facebook issued an apology after black employees at the company anonymously shared their experiences of racism.
08 Nov 2019India
India dropped bomb at Kartarpur Sahib: Pakistan tries instigating violence
The Kartarpur Corridor was supposed to give Indian Sikhs easy access to the Gurudwara, situated in Pakistan. But the country is using it to further its propaganda and fan separatist sentiments.
08 Nov 2019India
Over half of Indian youth will be unemployable in 2030
With over 90 crore people under age 24, South Asia is home to the world's largest youth workforce. However, over half of them will not have the skills to become employable in the next decade, said UNICEF's seventh executive director, Henrietta H Fore.
08 Nov 2019Robots
China is selling AI-powered killer robots to the Middle East
Despite several warnings from technology moguls, the age of dangerous killer robots, AI-powered machines that require little to no oversight to kill, is here.
07 Nov 2019India
Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan takes U-turn, says Sikhs will need passports
Days after Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sikh pilgrims will not require passports for visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara, the "top brass" of the country "undid" his order.
07 Nov 2019Punjab National Bank
If extradited to India, I will kill myself: Nirav Modi
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is lodged in a prison in UK, wants to be released. And now, that his bail pleas have been junked repeatedly, he has taken to threats.
06 Nov 2019Punjab
Did Modi commit a big mistake by green-lighting Kartarpur's inauguration?
Days before the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor, which connects two shrines in India and Pakistan, Islamabad released a video aimed at welcoming the pilgrims.
05 Nov 2019Donald Trump
Turkish forces capture sister of dead ISIS chief Baghdadi
Days after ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the United States, Turkey has claimed that it captured the terrorist's elder sister.
04 Nov 2019Pakistan News
Terror camps exist in district housing Kartarpur Gurudwara: Report
As Sikhs in India are looking forward to the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor, which will give them easy access to the holy shrine located in Pakistan, intel suggests some terror camps are operating from the same district.
04 Nov 2019Narendra Modi
India decides against joining RCEP agreement: Sources
India has decided against joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, the world's largest trade pact, government sources said on Monday.
04 Nov 2019India
World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns
The talks to set up the world's largest trade bloc is on track, Thailand said on Monday.
04 Nov 2019Iceland
This 10-year-old McDonald's meal still looks edible on livestream
You may have heard that food from McDonald's just doesn't seem to age. The gossip has been around for quite a while.
02 Nov 2019Narendra Modi
'Swasdee PM Modi': PM Modi addresses Indian community in Bangkok
A short while ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok for an event titled 'Sawasdee PM Modi', where he addressed the Indian diaspora.
02 Nov 2019Twitter
Going offline: Elon Musk says he's disconnecting from Twitter
As far as his social media activities are concerned, Elon Musk seems perplexed, at best.
01 Nov 2019India
Sikh pilgrims can visit Kartarpur without passport, announces Imran Khan
On Friday, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan gave a gift to Sikh pilgrims from India, who are planning to pay a visit to Kartarpur Gurudwara across the border.
01 Nov 2019Donald Trump
US House approves process to impeach Donald Trump
The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve the process of President Donald Trump's impeachment.
31 Oct 2019Pakistan News
Pakistan: 62 killed, scores injured after moving train catches fire
At least 62 people died and dozens were injured in Pakistan after a moving train caught fire near Liaquatpur area on Thursday morning.
31 Oct 2019Astronomy
In this US town, using Wi-Fi is illegal. Here's why
As the demands to have Wi-Fi enabled across public places grow louder, it becomes increasingly harder to imagine places without access to wireless internet.
30 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India
23 members of the European Union (EU) were among the "lucky ones" who were allowed to visit Kashmir, the region which has been on edge since August 5 after Article 370 was negated.
29 Oct 2019Donald Trump
ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites
ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.
29 Oct 2019California
Lakhs, including celebrities, evacuate homes amid devastating California fires
Several lakhs have had to evacuate their homes as multiple wildfires ravaged California, United States on Monday.
28 Oct 2019House of Representatives
US Congresswoman Katie Hill resigns over alleged affair with staffer
US Congresswoman Katie Hill, on Sunday, resigned from the Congress amid allegations of an affair with a congressional staffer.
28 Oct 2019Reuters
42 skulls, fetus, 'satanic' altar found from Mexico cartel's den
Over 40 skulls have been found from the den of a drug cartel in Mexico City during a police raid this week.
28 Oct 2019DNA
US forces kill ISIS chief: Here's how the operation unfolded
ISIS, the terror outfit which excelled in inflicting fear across the globe with brutal beheading videos and innumerable attacks, lost its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi this weekend.
28 Oct 2019California
US man drops gun, raises hands; cops shoot him anyway
Richard Sanchez (27) was involved in a drunken altercation with family members in San Bernardino, California, United States, when his sister-in-law called 911.
27 Oct 2019Donald Trump
Trump says ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'died like a dog'
United States President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the militant group ISIS, was killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria.
27 Oct 2019ISIS
Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?
If reports are to be believed, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died.
27 Oct 2019Donald Trump
Has ISIS chief Baghdadi been killed in US operation?
The United States launched a covert operation late on Saturday night in which Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of terror outfit ISIS, is believed to have died.
26 Oct 2019Donald Trump
Donald Trump talks about religious liberty in his Diwali message
On Friday, US President Donald Trump sent Diwali greetings to Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists saying the celebration of the festival of lights across the States serves as a reminder for what the country stands for- religious liberty.
25 Oct 2019Canada
Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue
As much as the Apple Watch may pass off as a swanky item, the smartwatch has proven time and again that it just might save your life.
25 Oct 2019Brazil
Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil
Indian citizens will no longer require a visa to visit Brazil, said the President of the South American nation, Jair Bolsonaro, on Thursday.
25 Oct 2019Hong Kong
How this 24-year-old became a billionaire overnight
A 24-year-old Wharton graduate just became one of Asia's richest people overnight, adding $3.8 billion to his wealth.
24 Oct 2019Tesla Model S
Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open
The futuristic doors of the electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. have now landed the company in hot water.
24 Oct 2019India
India, Pakistan sign agreement to operationalize Kartarpur Corridor
On Thursday, India and Pakistan signed an agreement to operationalize the Kartarpur Corridor at the "zero line" on the Indo-Pak border.
23 Oct 2019India
Pakistani singer Rabi Pirzada dons explosive vest; threatens Modi again
Pakistani singer Rabi Pirzada on Tuesday launched another threat against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a social media post where she is seen wearing an explosive vest.
23 Oct 2019Las Vegas
US: Employee scams airline of $785,000 using unique technique
A former employee of the American airline JetBlue could face 20 years in prison for scamming the airline of almost a million dollars.