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Death of 16-month-old, abused by adoptive parents, angers South Korea

21 Jan 2021

Death of 16-month-old, abused by adoptive parents, angers South Korea

Last week, a South Korean woman went on trial on the charges of murder and child abuse in Seoul following the death of her 16-month-old adopted daughter.

UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain

28 Dec 2020

UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain

Just as vaccines against COVID-19 were starting to roll out in parts of the world, a new strain of the coronavirus has stirred global panic.

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

21 Dec 2020

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.

Italy: Students protest over school closures due to COVID-19

21 Nov 2020

Italy: Students protest over school closures due to COVID-19

Italian school students have been protesting against the closure of schools in Turin city, Piedmont, due to COVID-19.

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

18 Nov 2020

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

In his quest to convince everyone that Joe Biden won United States Presidential Elections only because of fraud, incumbent President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired an official, whom he had appointed.

US poll tracker: Who will win, Biden or Trump?

02 Nov 2020

US poll tracker: Who will win, Biden or Trump?

With the United States Presidential elections just days away, national polls predicted a win for the Democratic challenger Joe Biden against Republican President Donald Trump.

Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

28 Oct 2020

Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

Days after the invasive examination of women at Doha Airport triggered global headlines and threatened Qatar's diplomatic relationship with Australia, the Arab country has promised an investigation, reports said on Wednesday.

International Space Station gets a new toilet, costs $23 million

06 Oct 2020

International Space Station gets a new toilet, costs $23 million

A new space toilet has been delivered at the International Space Station (ISS).

Coronavirus: Could this drug be the treatment we're looking for?

23 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: Could this drug be the treatment we're looking for?

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across the world, the search for a treatment or cure remains on.

US Open at risk of cancelation amid players being unhappy

12 Jun 2020

US Open at risk of cancelation amid players being unhappy

The US Open 2020 could join the Wimbledon in being scrapped this year unless key players and other stakeholders can be persuaded over the weekend that it will be safe to travel to New York in late August.

Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46

25 May 2020

Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46

Stuff Limited, one of New Zealand's largest media organizations, is set to be purchased by its CEO for a single NZ dollar (61 cents).

Ashley Giles announces player guidelines for England cricket

15 May 2020

Ashley Giles announces player guidelines for England cricket

Director of England cricket, Ashley Giles, announced that a pool of 30 players are being prepared for resumption of cricket.

ICC advises players to be aware of bookies amid lockdown

19 Apr 2020

ICC advises players to be aware of bookies amid lockdown

Cricket's anti-corruption chief has told players to remain vigilant of approaches by potential fixers amid lockdown.

New study warns against lifting lockdown before COVID-19 vaccine arrives

09 Apr 2020

New study warns against lifting lockdown before COVID-19 vaccine arrives

The coronavirus pandemic has compelled many countries to impose strict lockdowns, including India.

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

08 Apr 2020

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?

03 Apr 2020

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Japan has been facing backlash for its refusal to declare an emergency.

Astrophysicist, inventing coronavirus device, gets magnet stuck up nose

31 Mar 2020

Astrophysicist, inventing coronavirus device, gets magnet stuck up nose

Fiddling with electronics without proper knowledge or expertise can lead to some drastic incidents - and not in a good way.

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

20 Mar 2020

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

China, the home to coronavirus, wants to hijack the narrative surrounding the deadly disease, that has killed over 8,000 globally and infected over 2 lakh. President Xi Jinping wants the world to believe his regime had control of the situation.

Google employee in Bengaluru gets infected with coronavirus, work-from-home announced

13 Mar 2020

Google employee in Bengaluru gets infected with coronavirus, work-from-home announced

Tech giant Google on Thursday confirmed that one of its employees, working at the Bengaluru office, caught the coronavirus infection on his trip to Greece.

Five years after losing husband, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg announces engagement

04 Feb 2020

Five years after losing husband, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg announces engagement

Facebook's number two in command, Sheryl Sandberg announced her engagement to Tom Bernthal on Monday, less than five years after she lost her husband.

Sensitive Skype, Cortana recordings reviewed on insecured PCs in China

12 Jan 2020

Sensitive Skype, Cortana recordings reviewed on insecured PCs in China

A few months ago, Motherboard made a shocking revelation that Microsoft has been sending "poorly secured" Cortana and Skype recordings to human contractors.

Soon, Siri will have health-focused conversations, translation, and more

09 Sep 2019

Soon, Siri will have health-focused conversations, translation, and more

Apple's Siri is set to get some big upgrades in the coming years, a report from The Guardian has revealed.

People are using Snapchat/Instagram to sell illegal guns: Here's how

25 Aug 2019

People are using Snapchat/Instagram to sell illegal guns: Here's how

Weapons' trafficking has been going on for a long time, both in India and abroad.

Apparently, Chinese kids work nights to build Amazon's Alexa devices

11 Aug 2019

Apparently, Chinese kids work nights to build Amazon's Alexa devices

Amazon's Alexa devices are very popular, but over the last few months, the internet giant has been facing a lot of flak because of them.

Pentagon is flying balloons for spying on people: Details here

05 Aug 2019

Pentagon is flying balloons for spying on people: Details here

Amid privacy-related debacles, the Pentagon is testing a new technology for mass-surveillance - balloons.

Eight of Quentin Tarantino's films, ranked worst to best

04 Aug 2019

Eight of Quentin Tarantino's films, ranked worst to best

Quentin Tarantino's ninth offering, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is yet to hit theaters in India, but is already creating quite a buzz.

Like Amazon, Apple's contractors also listen to private Siri conversations

29 Jul 2019

Like Amazon, Apple's contractors also listen to private Siri conversations

Just a few weeks ago, a report claimed that Amazon's employees get wide access to the recordings of Alexa conversations, something they could use to pin down the exact location of people.

Here's what the first 'Avengers: Endgame' reviews have to say

24 Apr 2019

Here's what the first 'Avengers: Endgame' reviews have to say

The first reviews for the highly-anticipated Avengers: Endgame are out and from the looks of it, the film has no intention to disappoint its exceedingly loyal fans.

Soon, you'll get 'fake alcohol' to get buzzed, not drunk

27 Mar 2019

Soon, you'll get 'fake alcohol' to get buzzed, not drunk

People love drinking, but they also know it comes with some serious drawbacks.

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook not working for many users: Details here

14 Mar 2019

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook not working for many users: Details here

In a major surprise, Facebook's entire family of apps, including WhatsApp and Instagram, appears to have gone down for some users.

How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea

30 Jan 2019

How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea

Since it was synthesized in the 1930s, LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, has received much cultural and scientific attention.

Twitter bug exploited for hacking high-profile accounts, posting tweets

30 Dec 2018

Twitter bug exploited for hacking high-profile accounts, posting tweets

In a surprising development, a group of UK-based security searchers was able to hijack high-profile celebrity accounts.

#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement

06 Sep 2018

#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement

The world media today hailed the overturning of a colonial-era law in India that criminalized gay sex, saying the landmark ruling was a boost for gay rights not only in the world's largest democracy but also the world.

Elon Musk's "pedo" comment wipes $2bn off Tesla's value

17 Jul 2018

Elon Musk's "pedo" comment wipes $2bn off Tesla's value

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk baselessly accused British cave diver and Thai cave rescue hero Vern Unsworth of being a "pedo", Tesla shares fell by 2.75% on Monday, knocking almost $2bn off the company's value.

Thai cave: Insecure Elon Musk calls British diver a "pedo"

16 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Insecure Elon Musk calls British diver a "pedo"

In what can only be called an infantile and bitter reaction to criticism, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has lashed out at veteran British cave diver Vern Unsworth after the latter called Musk's efforts to aid the Thai cave rescue a "PR stunt".