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09-Dec-2018 Washington

Chief of Staff John Kelly leaving by year end : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that his Chief of Staff John Kelly will exit the White House by the end of the year.Trump's announcement on Saturday came after it was reported on Friday that Kelly was expected to announce his departure in the coming...

09-Dec-2018 Washington

John Kelly to leave his job at year end : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said the White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year.Trump called Kelly "a great guy," while speaking to reporters at White House on Saturday, Xinhua reported."He's been with me almost two...

09-Dec-2018 Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu, Vladimir Putin agree to arrange security meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to soon arrange a meeting between security delegations of the two countries.The agreement was reached during the earlier phone talks between the two leaders over...

09-Dec-2018 Singapore

Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap win at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Bollywood star Salman Khan won the best entertainment host/presenter for "Bigg Boss", and Anurag Kashyap won best direction (fiction) for season one of Netflix's original series "Sacred Games" at the inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards here.Aarti Bajaj also...

09-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Aquaman' has vital message about Earth's health : Jason Momoa

Actor Jason Momoa says his forthcoming film "Aquaman" includes an important environmental message.In the film, Momoa essays Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman, with character duality.Talking about the duality and the vital message, the actor said in a statement: "He...

08-Dec-2018 United Nations

UN chief asks world to prevent genocide

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the international community to prevent rather than react to genocide as the crime does not happen overnight."Genocide is deliberate and premeditated and requires serious preparations that take time. Those...

08-Dec-2018 Rome

Italy nightclub stampede kills 6

At least six people were killed and dozens injured following a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, authorities said.The stampede happened early Saturday morning at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, about 141 km east of Florence. The...

08-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Grateful I got to be part of 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' : Gal Gadot

Actress Gal Gadot is happy about her film "Ralph Breaks the Internet" getting a Golden Globe nomination."Ralph Breaks the Internet" has earned a nomination in Best Animated film category. "Ralph Breaks the Internet", which is a sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph", is...

07-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Dubai Crown Prince launches world's largest Arabic audio library

Dubai Crown Prince Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the largest Arabic audio library in the world.The Dubai Audio Library, which targets seven million visually impaired people in the Arab world, was an initiative undertaken by the Roads...

07-Dec-2018 Islamabad

We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US

Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the US of "pushing Pakistan away" and said he would never want to have a relation with Washington where his country is treated like a "hired gun"."I would never want to have a relationship where Pakistan is treated like...

06-Dec-2018 Islamabad

India tried to politicize Kartarpur border opening : Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that India gave a "political colour" to his gesture of opening the Kartarpur border and called it "unfortunate".Pakistan opened the Kartarpur border in November to facilitate visa-free pilgrimage by Indian Sikhs...

05-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan meets US special envoy, promises help for Afghan peace

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad here and reaffirmed Islamabad's "abiding interest" in achieving lasting peace in war-torn Afghanistan.Khalilzad told Khan that "the US...

05-Dec-2018

'Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse': Brings the comic book to life

For a series and a character that has been rebooted so many times on screen that it is almost impossible to keep track, this film is a breath of fresh air. It brings to life the comic book as it manages to revitalise Spider-man and his universe in an even...

05-Dec-2018 San Francisco

Facebook temporarily removes post on 'black people problem'

Facebook reportedly pulled down a post by a former employee who accused the social media giant of having "a black people problem", the media reported.According to a report in CNET on Tuesday, the post by Mark Luckie, former strategic partner manager for global...

03-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan dismisses Pakistan minister's 'googly' remark

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday dismissed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's "googly" remark, saying that the Kartarpur Corridor opening was not a "double game" but a sincere effort in establishing peaceful ties with India."The (ground-breaking)...

03-Dec-2018 Washington

Donald Trump says China to cut tariffs on US cars, markets rise

China has agreed to cut tariffs on cars it imports from the US, President Donald Trump has said, after he negotiated a truce in the trade war with Beijing. The announcement boosted the financial markets."China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars...

03-Dec-2018 Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu to meet Pompeo in Brussels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that he will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo later in the day in Brussels to discuss regional issues.A statement issued by Netanyahu's Office said he will depart for Belgium later in the day, adding...

03-Dec-2018 Washington

China agrees to reduce tariffs on US cars : Donald Trump

China has agreed to cut tariffs on cars it imports from the US, President Donald Trump has said, a day after he negotiated a ceasefire in the trade war with Beijing."China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the US. Currently...

03-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Xi Jinping calls for new era in relations with Argentina

China and Argentina on Sunday signed 30 economic, trade and export agreements after a meeting between their presidents -- Xi Jinping and Mauricio Macri, respectively -- with the Chinese leader calling for "opening a new era" in bilateral relations.After the...

02-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

India will host G20 Summit in 2022 : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India will host the G20 Summit in 2022, the year the country will celebrate the 75th Independence Day."In that special year, India looks forward to welcoming the world to the G20 Summit! Come to India, the world's...

01-Dec-2018 New York

Bush steered US through epoch-making end to Cold War with pragmatism

George Herbert Walker Bush, who deftly steered the US through the epoch-making upheaval that ended with the end of the Soviet Union and the emergence of his country as the dominant world power as President from 1989 to 1993, died a day earlier in Houston.The...

01-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

G20: India presents 9-point agenda to deal with fugitive economic offenders

India has called for a strong and active cooperation across G-20 countries -- including in legal processes for effective freezing of proceeds of crime and early return of offenders -- to deal with fugitive economic offenders and facilitate asset recovery.Presenting...

01-Dec-2018 Washington

Donald Trump discusses 2nd DPRK summit with S. Korea's Moon

US President Donald Trump on Friday met with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in to discuss the recent development regarding the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Trump's plans to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.According...

01-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Donald Trump extends brief greeting to Saudi crown prince at G-20

US President Donald Trump extended a brief greeting to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman this Friday in Buenos Aires, a week after Washington considered the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Riyadh agents to be a case closed.Trump's short...

01-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

BRICS leaders declare common stand on WTO reform

Leaders of the emerging economies' bloc BRICS declared their common stand on the reform of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) here on Friday.A communique was issued after Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister...

01-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

China, India agree to bring ties to higher level

Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Friday met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G-20 summit and they agreed to increase mutual trust and bring the bilateral ties to a higher level.Xi said that China-India relations have seen...

01-Dec-2018 Washington

Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe discuss DPRK, trade in talks

US President Donald Trump on Friday met in Buenos Aires of Argentina with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the situation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and bilateral trade.According to a statement issued by White House spokesperson...

01-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

G-20 agenda should focus on developing nations' priorities : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it was time the developing nations' priorities found a place of preference on the G-20 agenda and called for strengthening the important multilateral institutions like FATF so that to curb terror financing.Speaking...

30-Nov-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Narendra Modi attends 'Yoga for Peace' event in Argentina

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a "Yoga for Peace" event after his arrival here to participate in the G20 summit during which he will hold several bilateral meetings, said an official statement on Friday.In the event on Thursday night, Modi said that...

30-Nov-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Narendra Modi meets Saudi crown prince, stresses on stable energy prices

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman here and stressed the importance of having stable and predictable energy prices.They agreed to set up a mechanism to look into the possibilities of concrete action...

30-Nov-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Indians in Argentina bridge between two nations : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived here to participate in the G20 Summit, sought the help of the Indians in Argentina in strengthening bilateral ties and taking it to a new level by playing the role of a "bridge", an official statement said on Friday.Modi...

30-Nov-2018 Hong Kong

At least 5 dead in road accident in Hong Kong

At least five people were killed and more than 30 injured in a car crash on early Friday in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).A tourist coach collided with a taxi on a road in Tsing Yi, an island to the northwest of Hong Kong Island, shortly...

28-Nov-2018 London

This deadly bacterium is present in everyone's skin : Study

It's not just MRSA and E. coli, but scientists have identified another form of bacterium, present on the skin of every person, that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance.The study showed that "Staphylococcus epidermidis" -- a close...

28-Nov-2018 Kartarpur (Pakistan)

Why hue and cry in India over Sidhu's Pak visit : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday showered effusive praise on his friend from cricketing days and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and wondered why there was a "hue and cry" in India after his visit to Pakistan three months ago with the message...

28-Nov-2018 Tokyo

Your body may not cope with evening stress : Study

Human bodies which experience stress in the evening release less cortisol -- the primary stress hormone in humans -- compared to stressful events in the morning, and thus may pose vulnerabilities, according to a new research.The study, led by medical physiologist...

28-Nov-2018 Kartarpur (Pakistan)

Imran Khan extends olive branch to India, says war not an option

Reaching out to India in a big way, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wedenesday said it will be madness to think of war between the two nuclear-armed states and that friendship was the only option even as he asserted that the Army and political leadership...

28-Nov-2018 Beijing

Habitual tea drinking can lower risk of fracture

Habitual tea drinking can lead to higher bone density, particularly for women, and lower the risk of bone fractures, according to a prospective study of 450,000 adults by Chinese researchers.Although little is known about the cause of the association, the research...

28-Nov-2018 Ghazni (Afghanistan)

Afghan forces kill 26 militants

Up to 26 militants have been killed and more than 20 others injured as troops, backed by air force, targeted Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, the Army said on Wednesday.The government forces have been targeting Taliban hideouts...

28-Nov-2018 New York

Hair regrown on damaged skin on lab mice

US researchers have regrown hair strands on damaged skin by stirring crosstalk among skin cells that form the roots of hair, an advance that may help search for better drugs to restore hair growth.The team from the New York University (NYU) examined the...

28-Nov-2018 Shijiazhuang (China)

Blast near chemical plant kills 22 in north China

A blast near a chemical plant in Zhangjiakou city, in north China's Hebei province, has killed 22 and injured 22 others early Wednesday morning, local authorities said.The blast occurred near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. in Zhangjiakou at...

27-Nov-2018 Washington

InSight catching rays on Mars : NASA

After the successful launch of NASA's InSight on Mars on Monday, the spacecraft has sent signals to Earth indicating that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on the Martian surface.NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft, that is currently orbiting the...

27-Nov-2018 Sydney

Aim is to win Test series in Australia : Ishant Sharma

India's pacer Ishant Sharma on Tuesday said that the team is focused on winning the four-match Test series starting December 6 in Adelaide.Ishant said no player is thinking about the personal performance, rather all players have one aim of winning the Test series."The...

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