Two more witnesses testify publicly in impeachment inquiry(06:12) Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The last two witnesses scheduled for publicly testifying before a House panel as part of an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump offered their narratives of events relating to the investigation.
Lawyer for Epstein victims urges Prince Andrew to aid probe(05:08) New York, Nov 22 (IANS) An attorney representing several alleged victims of late financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said here that Britain's Prince Andrew should share with authorities what he knows about the activities of his long-time friend.
US Senate passes short-term spending bill(04:36) Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The US Senate has passed a short-term spending bill that could keep the federal government funded through December 20, avoiding a possible government shutdown.
Pakistan students announce countrywide protest on Nov 29(19:52) Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) In the midst of fee hikes, harassment scandals and arrests from campuses, students in Pakistan will come together for a Student Solidarity March on November 29 to demand better education and a fair academic environment, according to Pakistani media reports.
Musk set to launch Tesla's first-ever electric 'Cybertruck'(19:20) San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk was all set to unveil his first electric pickup truck on Thursday night with a "heart-stopping" design, with better utility than a Ford F-150 and superior performance to a basic Porsche 911.
UK Sikh groups confer 'Lifetime Achievement' award on Imran(17:46) London, Nov 21 (IANS) Two leading separatist British Sikh organisations conferred 'Lifetime Achievement' award to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for the Kartarpur corridor at the City Hall during the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Bangladesh commemorates Liberation War martyrs(16:00) Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday observed Armed Forces Day paying glowing tributes to the Liberation War martyrs, who laid down their lives for the country's independence in 1971.
Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka PM(15:36) Colombo, Nov 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.
New diarrhoea vaccine found safe in clinical trial(14:42) London, Nov 21 (IANS) An oral, inactivated vaccine candidate against enterotoxigenic E. coli diarrohea has been found safe for infants and children in a clinical trial conducted in Bangladesh.
6.4-magnitude quake hits Thailand(14:34) Bangkok, Nov 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit a border area between northern Thailand and Laos on Thursday. The Thai TV images showed collapsed roof from make-shift houses in Nan Province.
Vaping can cause chronic 'popcorn lung' injury too(14:16) Toronto, Nov 21 (IANS) In yet another serious health alert on e-cigarette use, researchers have documented first-ever case of a new form of damage from vaping products in a youth which is similar to "popcorn lung," a condition seen in workers exposed to food flavouring fumes in microwave popcorn factories.
This pocket-sized robot cleans walls in a jiffy(13:30) London, Nov 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed stretchable, pocket-sized robots which could crawl up walls and across ceiling to clean them, for environmental monitoring and deployment in hazardous environments.
Air pollution can trigger Alzheimer's in aged women(13:26) New York, Nov 21 (IANS) Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution experienced greater declines in memory and more Alzheimer's-like brain atrophy than their counterparts who breathed cleaner air, new research has revealed.
Highest-energy light from a gamma-ray burst discovered(13:14) Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) An international team of researchers has observed a gamma-ray burst with an afterglow that featured the highest energy photons - a trillion times more energetic than visible light - ever detected in a burst.
Imran says nothing to worry about foreign funding case(12:54) Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) After the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) ordered hearing of the foreign funding case against the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on a day-to-day basis, Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked his party leaders not to worry about the case.
HK govt condemns US bills on Hong Kong(12:04) Hong Kong, Nov 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 Senate.
Pakistan Oppn leader Shehbaz Sharif resigns as PAC chief(11:40) Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has stepped down as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chief and nominated his party's MNA from Sheikhupura Rana Tanvir Hussain as his replacement.