Cassini spots dust storms on Saturn's moon Titan (3 minutes ago)
London, Sep 25 (IANS) NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed giant dust storms in the equatorial regions of Saturn's moon Titan, making it the third space body after Earth and Mars where dust storms have been observed.
Even one fracture can reduce your bone density (3 minutes ago)
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Breaking a bone can cause bone density losses throughout the body, not just close to the site of the fracture and primarily around the time of the fracture, results from two studies have showed.
Japan court allows nuclear reactor's reactivation (13 minutes ago)
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) A court in Japan on Tuesday accepted an appeal by an electricity company to reactivate a nuclear reactor whose suspension it had ordered on safety grounds in December.
Google revamps 'Feed' feature, names it 'Discover' (12:48)
San Francisco, Sep (IANS) Adding more context and control over "Search" results, Google is rolling out a set of major updates to "Google Feed" including a fresh look, improved features and a new name -- "Discover" -- both for desktop and mobile browsers.
Saudi Arabian King to officially open high speed train line (12:42)
Riyadh, Sep 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will officially inaugurate a high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities of Mecca and Medina on Tuesday.
China-US negotiations difficult with 'gun to the head' (12:42)
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) A Chinese Minister said on Tuesday that it was difficult to negotiate with the US to resolve the trade war between them as Washington was figuratively putting a gun to their head.
Former content moderator sues Facebook over mental trauma (12:12)
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) A former content moderator at Facebook has sued the company alleging that moderators who face mental trauma after reviewing distressing images on the platform are not being properly protected by the social networking giant.
Mandela should be our moral compass: Sushma (11:38)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) In a world beset by terror and hateful ideologies, "the wisdom of pioneering leaders like (Nelson) Mandela should remain as our moral compass", according to Extenal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Adobe, Microsoft and SAP announce Open Data Initiative (11:34)
Orlando (Florida), Sep 25 (IANS) In an effort to empower companies to derive more value from their data and deliver better customer experiences, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have introduced the Open Data Initiative (ODI).
UN:Sushma discusses strategic cooperation, trade, development at bilaterals (11:00)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met nine leaders from across the globe in a whirlwind of bilateral interactions and spoke at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summity.
Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct in TV interview (10:56)
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump'S Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly denied accusations of sexual misconduct that have threatened to derail his confirmation in an exclusive interview with Fox News.
EU to create channel to facilitate business with Iran (10:46)
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will create a special entity to facilitate business with Iran and avoid the sanctions imposed by the US after its exit from the nuclear agreement with Tehran.
Hong Kong should revoke ban on pro-independence party: HRW (10:40)
Hong Kong, Sep 25 (IANS) The Human Rights Watch on Tuesday demanded Hong Kong authorities to revoke a ban on the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party, a decision that it described as a major setback for freedom of expression.
Microsoft introduces platform to build voice skills for Cortana (10:32)
Orlando (Florida), Sep 25 (IANS) To help businesses create custom voice apps for their employees and users, Microsoft has launched the "Cortana Skills Kit for Enterprise" for developers.
K-Pop band creates history with UN speech (10:10)
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) South Korean boy band BTS created history by becoming the first ever K-Pop group to address the UN where they asked young people around the world to believe in their own convictions and voices.
Trump, Deputy AG to meet on Thursday (09:46)
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet on Thursday, amid reports that the latter could resign or be fired, the White House announced.
Twitter launches 'BeAVoter' campaign for US mid-term polls (09:46)
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Ahead of the US mid-term polls in November, Twitter has launched #BeAVoter campaign that will be featured in top US trends and in a prompt in users' timelines on its platform.
Trump signs revised S.Korean trade deal (09:40)
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump signed a revised free trade agreement with South Korea, cementing the first bilateral trade deal of his administration.
Instagram founders quit Facebook (09:32)
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Instagram founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have resigned from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app that has over one billion users.
Nepal, China to discuss hydro projects (09:24)
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) The first Nepal-China joint steering committee (JSC) meeting to discuss development of hydropower projects will be held here later in September, a Nepali official has said.
Australian PM proposes national holiday to celebrate indigenous history (09:14)
Canberra, Sep 25 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday proposed establishing a national day to celebrate the country's indigenous history.
Woman shot dead in US city (09:06)
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) A woman was shot dead in the US city of Boston, leading to an extensive manhunt for her estranged husband who had allegedly chased her in a motor vehicle before the deadly attack.
YouTube sensation Lilly Singh tells UN to empower youth (08:44)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) At the UN where often aging politicians and diplomats hold forth on global issues, for a change young YouTube sensation Lilly Singh took the stage to remind them that the future belonged to the youth and they have the key to solving the world's problem.
Bill Cosby faces 5-10 years in jail for sexual assault (08:24)
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Comedian Bill Cosby, who was earlier facing up to 30 years behind bars, will now face a maximum of 10 years after his three counts of his conviction were merged into one.
UNSC condemns terror attack in Iran (07:50)
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned "in the strongest terms" last Saturday's terrorist attack in Iran's Ahvaz city that left at least 25 people dead.