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  • Old newspapers can be used to grow carbon nanotubes
    New York, November 24 (IANS): Old newspapers can be used as a low cost, eco-friendly material to grow single-walled carbon nanotubes on a large scale, says a study.   Carbon nanotubes are tiny molecules with incredible physical properties that can…
  • Shaking head to remove water from ears causes brain damage
    New York, November 24 (IANS): Shaking head is one of the most common methods people use to get rid of water in their ears, but it can can also cause complications as researchers have found that trapped water in the ear canals can cause infection and…
  • Pope slams nuclear deterrent, 'unspeakable horror' of Nagasaki
    Pope slams nuclear deterrent, 'unspeakable horror' of Nagasaki
    Pope slams nuclear deterrent, 'unspeakable horror' of Nagasaki. Photo by PTI   Nagasaki, November 24 (AFP) Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of…
  • Rohingya case matter of 'high national interest': Myanmar
    Rohingya case matter of 'high national interest': Myanmar
    Yangon, November 24 (IANS) Myanmar has said the case, filed by Gambia against the country at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the alleged violation of the provisions of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the…
  • Released US records reveal Pompeo-Giuliani contacts
    Released US records reveal Pompeo-Giuliani contacts
    Washington, November 23 (IANS) The US State Department has released records relating to the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine. Documents were released to the ethics watchdog American Oversight after a freedom of information request. The…
  • Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes: Trump
    Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes: Trump
    US President Donald Trump. (IANS File Photo)   New Delhi, November 22 (IANS): US President Donald Trump made a sensational claim on Friday, saying "Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes" had he not intervened with Chinese President…
  • Trump invites Af President to US after talk on peace process
    Trump invites Af President to US after talk on peace process
    Mohammed Ashraf Ghani. (IANS File Photo)   Kabul, November 22 (IANS): US President Donald Trump has invited his Afghan counterpart Mohammed Ashraf Ghani to visit the US which was accepted by the latter, said a statement of the Afghan Presidential…
  • More than 80% adolescents worldwide not physically active: WHO
    More than 80% adolescents worldwide not physically active: WHO
    Geneva, November 22 (IANS): More than 80 per cent of adolescents worldwide are not physically active, including 85 per cent girls and 78 per cent boys, putting their health at risk by not doing regular exercise and spending too much time on screen,…
  • HK govt condemns US bills on Hong Kong
    HK govt condemns US bills on Hong Kong
    Hong Kong, November 21 (IANS): The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Thursday expressed strong opposition to the passage of Hong Kong-related acts in the US House of Representatives after the bills were approved by the US…
  • Women win landmark case against J&J in Australia
    Women win landmark case against J&J in Australia
    Sydney, November 21 (IANS): More than 1,350 women who suffered debilitating side effects of pelvic mesh implants won a landmark class action suit against multinational giant Johnson & Johnson here on Thursday.   The case, which began in 2012,…
  • Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Jerusalem, November 21 (IANS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's challenger, Benny Gantz has announced that he had failed to form a government by the midnight deadline, increasing prospects for the third elections in Israel in less than a…
  • Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Israeli PM’s challenger fails to form govt
    Jerusalem, November 21 (IANS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's challenger, Benny Gantz has announced that he had failed to form a government by the midnight deadline, increasing prospects for the third elections in Israel in less than a…
  • Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar in Rohingya case at ICJ
    Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar in Rohingya case at ICJ
    Yangon (Myanmar), November 21 (IANS): Myanmars State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a delegation to defend her country against allegations of genocide of Rohingya Muslims before the International Court of Justice next month.   Aung San Suu…
  • Situation in Gaza remains fragile: UN Mideast envoy
    United Nations, November 21 (IANS): The UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov has warned that the situation in Gaza remains fragile despite an Egyptian-mediated cessation of hostilities. "We meet today in the…
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister
    Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister
        Colombo, November 21 (IANS): Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the island country's 23rd Prime Minister in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat here on Thursday.  …
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