UNGA adopts a resolution on protection of Palestinian civili...

UNGA adopts a resolution on protection of Palestinian civilians United Nations, June 14 : UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution that urges protection of Palestinian civilians, after rejecting a U.S. demand to add a condemnation of attacks on Israel by

San Francisco to have first African-American Mayor

San Francisco to have first African-American Mayor San Francisco, June 14 : San Francisco city of the U.S. west state of California will have the first African-American mayor after the last candidate who could have challenged her, former California Senator Ma

Automated robotic device developed for faster blood testing

Automated robotic device developed for faster blood testing New York, June 13 : Researchers have developed an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results and allows health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients.

Australian lottery winner had a ticket on a fridge for 38 da...

Australian lottery winner had a ticket on a fridge for 38 days Canberra, June 13 : An Australian man has claimed a multi-million lottery win, after discovering that the winning ticket had been stuck to his fridge for almost six weeks after the May 5 draw.

Netflix extends ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’

Netflix extends ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ Los Angeles, June 13 : Online streaming giant Netflix has announced that late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s popular travel show titled “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”, will

Japanese Parliament approves adulthood age at 18

Japanese Parliament approves adulthood age at 18 Tokyo, June 13 : The Japanese Parliament on Wednesday approved a bill to lower the age of adulthood from 20 to 18 years, a measure aimed at encouraging the participation of young people in the society in the fa

Macedonia, Greece ink deal after 27-year row over name

Macedonia, Greece ink deal after 27-year row over name Athens, June 13 : Greece has reached a deal on the name of its northern neighbour, which called itself Macedonia at the break-up of the former Yugoslavia. After 27 year

US-backed militants planning a chemical attack in Syria: Rus...

US-backed militants planning a chemical attack in Syria: Russian military Moscow, June 12 : Militants of the so-called “Free Syrian Army” with the assistance of U.S. military special operations forces are mulling a fake chemical attack in Syria, t

Qualcomm-led $20.2bn smartphone chip market in 2017

Qualcomm-led $20.2bn smartphone chip market in 2017 San Francisco, June 12 : As the global smartphone Applications Processor (AP) market declined 5 per cent (year-over-year) to reach $20.2 billion in 2017, Qualcomm was the leader with 42 per cent revenue shar

US Air Force deserter found after 35 years

US Air Force deserter found after 35 years San Francisco, June 11 : A man who deserted from the US Air Force in July 1983 has been finally caught in California — after 35 long years. William Howard Hughes Jr, who had

Extreme temperatures raise risk of work-related injuries

Extreme temperatures raise risk of work-related injuries London, June 11 : Extreme ambient temperatures increase the risk of occupational accidents, with women appearing to be more vulnerable to cold and men to heat, says a study.

Paralysed Indian worker flown back from UAE

Paralysed Indian worker flown back from UAE Abu Dhabi, June 11 : A 54-year-old Indian worker who was left completely paralysed after an accident in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been flown back to India and reunited with his family.

Eminem denies using gunshot sound effects

Eminem denies using gunshot sound effects Los Angeles, June 11 : Eminem has denied using gunshot sound effects after he faced criticism regarding it from attendees at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Eminem performed a

US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan

US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan Tokyo, June 11 : A US F-15 fighter jet crashed into the sea off Okinawa in Japan’s on Monday, with a Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopter rescuing the pilot, according to government officials here.

This technique can image over 10,000 genes at once

This technique can image over 10,000 genes at once   New York, June 10 : In a new breakthrough research, scientist have found a technique to image more than 10,000 genes at once within individual cells. The new technique, dubbed intron seqFISH –sequential fluoresce

MediaTek to focus on 4G segment in India in 2018, 5G globall...

MediaTek to focus on 4G segment in India in 2018, 5G globally: CFO   Taipei (Taiwan), June 10 : While it pushes 5G in the global markets in 2018, mobile chipset maker MediaTek will, in India, continue to focus on the 4G segment, David Ku, the firm’s Chief Financial Office