Scientists pinpoint spiritual part of human brain

Scientists pinpoint spiritual part of human brain

New York, June 2 (IANS) Ever wondered how your brain processes spiritual experiences? Scientists have identified a possible “neurobiological home” for the sense of connection to something greater than oneself.   The study showed that activity in the parietal cortex — an area of the brain involved in awareness of self and others as well […]

Modi meets US Defence Secretary, visits Indian naval ship

Modi meets US Defence Secretary, visits Indian naval ship

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi meeting the US Secretary of Defence, Mr. James Mattis, in Singapore on June 02, 2018. (PIB Photo)   Singapore, June 2 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Defence Secretary James Mattis on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue and went on board an Indian Navy ship at a […]

Kashmir on edge after CRPF vehicle mows down protester

Kashmir on edge after CRPF vehicle mows down protester

Police personnel during a clash with the protesters in Srinagar on June 2, 2018. (PTI Photo)   Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Hundreds of slogan-shouting residents on Saturday attended the funeral of a 21-year-old man who along with two others was injured on Friday when a paramilitary vehicle ran over protesters in an already volatile old […]

Trump makes an about-face, revives summit with North Korean leader

Trump makes an about-face, revives summit with North Korean leader

FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) in Washignton, DC, U.S. May 17, 2018 and in Panmunjom, South Korea, April 27, 2018 respectively. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque and Korea Summit Press Pool/File Photos   WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, in a complete […]

Pedro Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish prime minister

Pedro Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish prime minister

Spain’s new Prime Minister and Socialist party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez, King Felipe and ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pose after his swearing in ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, Spain, June 2, 2018. Emilio Naranjo/Pool via REUTERS   MADRID, June 2 (Reuters) – Socialist Pedro Sanchez was sworn in on Saturday as Spain’s […]

Myanmar says willing to take back all Rohingya refugees

Myanmar says willing to take back all Rohingya refugees

Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh at Sabrang near Teknaf, Bangladesh November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Files   SINGAPORE, June 2 (Reuters) – Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National […]

Nationalists back in power in Catalonia, say target independence

Nationalists back in power in Catalonia, say target independence

File Photo: Catalan regional leader Quim Torra speaks to reporters outside the Estremera prison where he visited former Catalan cabinet members Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Turull, Joaquim Forn, Josep Rull and Raul Romeva who are jailed there pending trial on charges of sedition, rebellion and misappropriation of funds, in Estremera, Spain, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez […]

Benedict ­Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers

Benedict ­Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers

London, June 2 (IANS): The “Avengers: Infinity War” actor Benedict Cumberbatch turned into a real life superhero on a city street here when he jumped out of a taxi to fend off a mugging attack on a delivery boy.   The 41-year-old actor who also plays Sherlock Holmes, the famous detective, jumped to the cyclist’s rescue […]