Former Maldives President withdraws from presidential polls

Former Maldives President withdraws from presidential polls   Male, June 29 : Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed said on Friday that he has withdrawn his ticket from the presidential elections scheduled for September 23. In a message on his official Twitter accou

Japan quake damages world’s most powerful microscope

Japan quake damages world’s most powerful microscope Tokyo, June 29 : A powerful earthquake that struck Japan’s Osaka region has damaged a microscope with the highest resolution in the world, an official said on Friday.

Mainz snap up French youngster Mateta

Mainz snap up French youngster Mateta Berlin, June 29 : Mainz have completed the signing of young attacking midfielder Jean Philippe Mateta from French outfit Olympique Lyon. The 21-year-old attacking midfielder agreed to t

Deutsche Bank fails US Fed stress test

Deutsche Bank fails US Fed stress test Washington, June 29 : The Deutsche Bank’s US division has failed the second round of the Federal Reserve’s annual two-stage stress tests, designed to assess how well the sector could withstand another financi

Australian World Orchestra to perform in Kochi

Australian World Orchestra to perform in Kochi Kochi, June 28 : The Australian World Orchestra, led by artistic director and chief conductor Alexander Briger, will perform here on September 25, as a part of the upcoming Australia Fest, a festival of Australia