Outgoing WHO chief defends her legacy in final address

Tedros will begin his five-year term after Margaret Chan , a former Hong Kong health director, steps down on June 30. Tedros was chosen as WHO's next leader by delegates participating in the ongoing 70th World Health Assembly (WHA). Tedros joine... More..

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PM Modi departs on two-day visit to Spain

Addressing the Indo-German Business Summit along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Modi said Germany is among India's most important partners both bilaterally and in the global context. "They [Modi and ...More..

Trump calls on NATO members to tackle terror, immigration
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Trump calls on NATO members to tackle terror, immigration

And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. "2 percent is the bare minimum for confronting today's very real and very vicious threats", Trump said...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Germany's Merkel calls for faster progress on EU-India trade deal

India is seeking to double the German investment in the country over the next five years from the current 9.5 billion Euros and also wants a two-fold increase in the number of German companies, a former Indian...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

Australia , who defeated Sri Lanka in their first warm-up, had advanced to 57-1 in the 11th over when the match came to a premature conclusion. Despite one-day cricket suffering a bit of an identity cri...More..

Would you get blessed by a robot?
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Would you get blessed by a robot?

Sound odd? That's the point. " The idea is to provoke debate ", Krebs said. The believers is hard to accept a blessing from the vehicle, while people far from religion, it has attracted considerable interest....More..

Dutch Senate approves ratification of EU-Ukraine pact
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dutch Senate approves ratification of EU-Ukraine pact

The approval came after Prime Minister Mark Rutte obtained written assurances from European Union leaders that the Association Agreement was neither a stepping stone to European Union membership for Ukraine n...More..

Celeste Philip: current indicators improved, but Zika threat remains serious
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Celeste Philip: current indicators improved, but Zika threat remains serious

By sequencing Zika virus genomes from humans and mosquitoes-and analyzing travel and mosquito abundance data-the researchers found that several factors created what TSRI Research Associate Nathan D. "The Zika...More..

Salman Khan paints a special masterpiece on the sets of Tubelight
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Salman Khan paints a special masterpiece on the sets of Tubelight

We have seen a couple of glimpses of his paintings earlier. In his alone time, Salman took to painting and was seen working on a few sketches of Jesus Christ. They have certain guidelines to release a film, ' K...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

India Bans Sale of Ageing Cattle

The slaughter of cows, and the possession or consumption of beef, is already banned in most Indian states, with some imposing up to life imprisonment for infringements. Yet, the economic impact of the ban is li...More..

Indian PM on climate: would be 'crime' to spoil environment
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Indian PM on climate: would be 'crime' to spoil environment

Reflecting on the fraught new era of US relations with Germany, and Europe at large, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on Sunday at a beer hall, and contended that her continent-mates "really must take ou...More..

Tobacco kills 7 million a year
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tobacco kills 7 million a year

Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners mark World No Tobacco Day . From the WHO South-East Asia Region, Minister of Health for Maldives, Abdullah Nazim Ibrahim, has been c...More..

Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan

His opening partner in four Ireland tri-series matches , Tom Latham, sat out Sunday's non-official 12 versus 12 match along with Taylor and Mitchell McClenaghan. The preparation so far has been satisfying. W...More..

Urging love, Ariana Grande plans show for Manchester attack victims
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Urging love, Ariana Grande plans show for Manchester attack victims

Bin Salem says the elder Abedi was detained for interrogations. Raids are taking place throughout the city in what police called a fast-moving investigation after British Prime Minister Theresa May raised...More..

UN pulls backing for Palestinian women's center over naming
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

UN pulls backing for Palestinian women's center over naming

Like Norway, the UN reported that it withdrew its support and demanded that the center remove the logo of UN Women from its building. The UN move comes two days after Norway's foreign minister condemned ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies need 'to pay their fair share

Trump's failure to commit to honoring Article 5 if a U.S. ally is attacked has come as Russian Federation has become more militarily assertive. But while Trump appears to have avoided any serious errors in fo...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Waiting for Trump to decide about the climate deal

But now Kushner wants to change "the standards in the agreement", which likely refers to the Obama administration's pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions. During his campaign for the White House past year, Tr...More..

Dodgers rough up Leake to knock off Cardinals
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Dodgers rough up Leake to knock off Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Mike Leake delivers a pitch to the Cincinnati Reds in the second inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 28, 2016. Los Angeles got all the offence it needed in...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump will reportedly exit Paris climate deal, making us a rogue nation

Still, the words of other G7 leaders seem to show that the climate change discussion may not have gone as planned. Trump called it an "tremendously productive meeting". this is a consistent message that we ha...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

The top elected officials of Kerala, Karnataka and West Bengal states have said they will not abide with the federal order and protest rallies have been held in these states. India has the highest number of veg...More..

CBSE results: Thiruvananthapuram region tops the charts yet again
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

CBSE results: Thiruvananthapuram region tops the charts yet again

Noida girl Raksha Gopal has emerged as the topper in the Class XII CBSE examination with an eye-popping 99.6 per cent, just two marks away from the flawless score. Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar spoke t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

Kerr said he will travel with the Warriors to Cleveland during the series whether or not he is coaching the team. Stephen Curry is one of the NBA's flashiest players, what with his behind-the-back passe...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kiwis win thriller on incorrect Swede penalty in Cup trials

The Artemis crew were fuming as they approached the finish line first but had to let New Zealand cross before them after the Swedish boat was penalized for not giving their opponents enough room to maneuver w...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

New Canadian opposition leader faces fight to defeat Trudeau

Seven years later, his Conservative party won its first majority government and Scheer , then only 32, would soon be elected Speaker of the House of Commons , the youngest person ever to hold the storied ...More..

CBI to probe Air India deals under UPA rule
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

CBI to probe Air India deals under UPA rule

CBI had been directed by Supreme Court to probe the decisions based on a PIL filed by activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan. The third case, again for criminal conspiracy and corruption, was filed against several ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Dwayne Johnson introduced 'Baywatch' castmates to 'butt glue'

She has wonderful ambition, is incredibly smart and very self aware so we were really lucky to have her. We also hear that Madhu Chopra, who is now busy with their regional ventures, will soon return to the c...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

India beat New Zealand in rain-hit ICC Champions Trophy warm-up

Coach Trevor Bayliss has never been a great player himself and has won only a few tournaments as a coach. "I have not missed a single India-Pakistan contest since attending my first one in Mohali during the 2...More..

Going nowhere: A computer failure at British Airways causes chaos
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Going nowhere: A computer failure at British Airways causes chaos

On Tuesday, the airline said there were still a significant number of passengers around the world who were still being affected by the IT failure, mainly lost luggage. That does not include the cost of reimburs...More..

Kolkata girl tops ISC, girls outshine boys
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kolkata girl tops ISC, girls outshine boys

Soon with the results, declared, Kolkata girl Ananya Maity emerged as the class 12 all India topper with 99.5 per cent, while Pune's Muskan Abdulla Pathan and Bengaluru's Ashwin Rao declared joint top...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump handshake 'moment of truth': Macron

I don't believe in diplomacy by public abuse, but in my bilateral dialogues I won't let anything pass", Macron said. Last week, we reported on the epic six-second showdown that took place between Trump and ...More..

Child thrown from water park slide in California
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Child thrown from water park slide in California

A city spokesperson says that representatives from the slide manufacturer are here, along with inspectors from a division of Cal OSHA, to figure out why this happened and how it can be prevented. Next to it is ...More..

AHSEC to Announce Assam HSSLC 12th Results 2017 Today @ ahsec
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

AHSEC to Announce Assam HSSLC 12th Results 2017 Today @ ahsec

The result link will be activated soon at the official portal and om various other modes like SMS, Mobile App, Media website and others. The Assam Board is ensuring that the students can get their AHEC HS 1...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

'The Bachelor' spoilers Week 2: Who does Rachel send home tonight?

What they don't realize is that Rachel already took the dude down a good three or four pegs, but hey, we're just here for the entertainment of it. OK, now, confession time: I've been watching The Bachelo...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Over 100 dead in Philippine city fighting

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte , the authoritarian leader accused of overseeing death squads that have killed thousands , joked about government soldiers committing rape during martial law, Reuters ...More..

I didn't want to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

I didn't want to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo

His exit from the club, four-and-a-half years and 83 goals later, was against his will. The legendary forward explains: "I didn't want to leave". "I began to have many problems with Capello". The debate b...More..