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India's Ministry of Defense website hacked

April 6, 2018 17:45 PM

New Delhi, April 6: The website of Ministry of Defense of India appeared to have been hacked on Friday, officials said.

South Korean Ex-president Park gets 24 years in prison on corruption charges

April 6, 2018 12:54 PM

TOKYO April 6:  Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached last year amid a sensational corruption scandal, was found guilty Friday of charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power.  She was sentenced to 24 years in prison, tantamount to a life sentence for the 66-year-old.

What Nepal needs is India's friendship and support for growth: Nepal PM Oli

April 6, 2018 10:02 AM

In an exclusive interview to The Hindu, Mr. Oli says the bitterness of past relations have been put behind them, and India and Nepal must work towards a new, more equal relationship.

If China builds your dams, India won’t buy energy: PM Narendra Modi to tell KP Oli

April 6, 2018 09:33 AM

One particular dam project, the $2.5-billion Budhi Gandaki project, on a river by the same name in central-western Nepal, is increasingly becoming the centrepiece of this tug-of-war between Delhi and Beijing.

Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail, fined IRs 10K

April 5, 2018 14:46 PM

New Delhi, April 5: Actor Salman Khan was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail and fined IRs 10, 000 after a Jodhpur court convicted him for the killing of two blackbucks in the two-decade-old poaching case.

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan convicted, other accused let off

April 5, 2018 13:56 PM

NEW DELHI, April 5: A Jodhpur trial court today convicted Salman Khan, while acquitting other accused in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

Give me another chance: Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

April 5, 2018 09:25 AM

April 5: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today sought another chance for himself to lead the social media giant despite acknowledging mistakes that his company made in sharing its users' information with a third-party.

YouTube blogger kills herself and shoots three others

April 4, 2018 15:52 PM

San Francisco, April 4: A furious blogger has taken her anger towards YouTube to a deadly level, and go on a shooting rampage at its Headquarter offices in San Bruno, near San Francisco.

Cristiano Ronaldo Lifts Real Madrid Over Juventus

April 4, 2018 09:16 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick for his second goal of the night to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Juventus, 3-0, in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday in Turin, Italy.

Baby with a ‘football’-sized head awaits life-changing surgery

April 3, 2018 17:40 PM

ISLAMABAD, April 3: A baby boy who suffers from a condition that has caused his head to grow to almost the size of a football is awaiting life-changing surgery.

Dhoni receives prestigious India award

April 3, 2018 13:19 PM

April 3: Former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has been given the country's third-highest civilian honour.

Study finds India at risk of food shortage due to climate change

April 3, 2018 11:13 AM

LONDON, April 3: India is among the countries which are at the greatest risk of food insecurity due to weather extremes caused by climate change, a global study suggests.

Cricketers' union wants Smith, Warner 'disproportionate' bans reduced

April 3, 2018 10:25 AM

SYDNEY, April 3: Bans handed to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft should be reduced, the Australian cricketers' union said today, arguing the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

April 3, 2018 08:11 AM

JOHANNESBURG, April 3: South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away. She was 81.

How to have breakfast 18,000 ft Up Mount Everest

April 2, 2018 14:30 PM

In December, chefs from Noma and London’s Ledbury built the world’s highest-altitude pop-up restaurant at Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal.

Dogs see the world very differently from human beings — here's how it works

April 2, 2018 14:21 PM

As humans, how we perceive the world is how we define our own reality. And for the vast majority of humans, perception is handled through sight.

The Northern right whale, already an endangered species, is in deep trouble

April 2, 2018 10:27 AM

After a shocking number of deaths among North Atlantic right whales last year, no new births have been recorded so far this year, moving them ever closer to extinction.

A glimpse into the enigmatic world of autism

April 2, 2018 10:00 AM

Autism Spectrum Disorder (or ASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition. Children with ASD have difficulty in making sense of the world around them due to difficulties with communication and social interaction.

'Heavy burden': Russian governor resigns over Siberia mall fire that killed 64

April 1, 2018 12:47 PM

RUSSIA, April 1: Aman Tuleyev, the longtime governor of Russia’s Kemerovo region where a huge shopping mall fire killed at least 64 people last weekend, has resigned.

Saudi Arabia to close almost 10,000 schools

April 1, 2018 11:38 AM

SAUDI ARABIA, April 1: The Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia has revealed that it is planning to close or merge almost 10,000 schools by the start of the next academic year, Thenewkhalij.org reported on Friday.