Pope Francis says praying that Korea summit leads to peace

Pope Francis says praying that Korea summit leads to peace

Pope Francis attends a meeting with faithful of the diocese of Rome at Saint John Lateran Basilica in Rome, Italy. (REUTERS File Photo)   VATICAN CITY, June 10 (Reuters): Pope Francis said on Sunday he hoped a forthcoming summit in Singapore between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will lead […]

Modi slams attempts to disturb peace in Afghanistan

Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed for a regional front against terrorism and slammed attempts to “threaten” peace in Afghanistan, which accuses neighbouring Pakistan of causing trouble in its territory.   At the restricted session of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit in the Chinese city of Qingdao, Modi said the […]

Jacqueline intrigued by Osho’s former assistant

Jacqueline intrigued by Osho’s former assistant

Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has never done a biopic, but says she is intrigued by Sheela, former assistant of spiritual leader Osho aka Acharya Rajneesh.   Asked whom she would love to portray on screen, the actress, who interacted with the media here where she was announced as the official global ambassador […]

Loneliness can double risk of dying early: Study

Loneliness can double risk of dying early: Study

London, June 10 (IANS) Men and women who “feel lonely” are more likely to have worse mental health, heart disease conditions and die early than those “living alone”, according to a study.   The findings showed that loneliness was associated with a doubled mortality risk in women and nearly doubled risk in men.   Both […]

WHO lauds India’s success in reducing maternal mortality

WHO lauds India’s success in reducing maternal mortality

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The government’s efforts at improving access to quality maternal health services and increased emphasis on women’s education are some of the reasons behind India’s groundbreaking progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 per cent, the WHO said on Sunday.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), […]

MediaTek to focus on 4G segment in India in 2018, 5G globally: CFO

MediaTek to focus on 4G segment in India in 2018, 5G globally: CFO

Taipei (Taiwan), June 10 (IANS): While it pushes 5G in the global markets in 2018, mobile chipset maker MediaTek will, in India, continue to focus on the 4G segment, David Ku, the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, has said.   “Globally, the company is likely to invest the highest on fifth generation (5G) connectivity, followed by the […]

AI matching human intelligence still decades away: CA research scientists

By Hardev Sanotra IANS | June 10 Santa Clara (California), June 10 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is still decades away in matching human intelligence, despite major advances, according to scientists at CA technologies who are involved in cutting-edge research.   “On true general intelligence there has been a lot of work, but the whole scientific […]

Connectivity projects should respect country’s sovereignty: Modi

Connectivity projects should respect country’s sovereignty: Modi

Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said connectivity projects are India’s priority but such programmes should respect any country’s sovereignty and its territorial integrity.   At the restricted session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in the Chinese city of Qingdao, Modi said connectivity not only meannt physical contact but […]

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