5th India-US cyber dialogue to be held in New Delhi

A US delegation will participate in the fifth India-US cyber dialogue in New Delhi this week and interact with industry representatives to build strong...

China completes the world’s longest bullet train track

BEIJING: China's high-speed railway which is making a big pitch to compete in India and global markets has completed over 20,000 kms of track network...

Hajj in realtime: the spiritual goes virtual

Hajj has gone high-tech. A religious ritual performed 1,400 years ago by Prophet Mohammed and which drew believers arriving on foot and on camels...

A 22,000km car-free bike path across Canada is opening in 2017

Earlier this week, an article was published about a 62 km long car-free highway in Germany that is receiving praise form around the world. And with good...

2 Indo-American women selected for White House fellowship programme

Washington: Two Indian-American women have been selected for the prestigious White House Fellow programme that offers first hand experience of working at the highest levels...

The ‘flying bum’ is set to take off

The world’s longest aircraft was brought out of its hangar in England over the weekend. But the first thing most people noticed about the...

China launches high-resolution imaging satellite

China successfully launched a high-resolution satellite which can provide a seamless view of seas to protect its maritime rights besides land borders and global...

Palestine just disappeared from its map, thanks to Google

Google just replaced Palestine with Israel on its map service Google Earth and an online outrage broke through the social media urging Google to reinstate...

Delta flights hit by ‘system outage’, causing delays worldwide

Thousands of Delta Air Lines passengers around the world face delays with all of the company's flights having been grounded over a system-wide computer failure. Well after Delta...

Himalayan railway connecting Tibet with India feasible: China

Beijing: Chinese officials say trans-Himalayan railway connecting Tibet with India and Nepal is economically and technically feasible as Beijing looks to make Tibet an economic...

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2016 was the deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second...

N Korea preparing inter-continental ballistic missiles: Kim Jong-Un

Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said today, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final...

Obama calls PM Modi, thanks him for strengthening Indo-US ties

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America,...

Rebel rocket strike kills 6 civilians in Yemen’s Taiz

Sanaa: Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz. They say yesterday's strike hit...

Obama in final news conference: At my core I think we’re going to be...

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama today offered a parting message of hope for a country governed by Donald Trump, assuring Americans that "we're going...