Myanmar mulls closing IDP camps

Myanmar mulls closing IDP camps Naypyidaw, June 4 : The Myanmar government is considering the closure of the remaining internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the country under a strategic plan, authorities said on Monday.

Over 30,000 women participate in Dublin charity run

Over 30,000 women participate in Dublin charity run Dublin, June 4 : Over 30,000 women have participated in a charity run in the Irish capital Dublin. Entitled 2018 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, the event kicked off in d

Shooter arrested during a marathon in San Diego

Shooter arrested during a marathon in San Diego San Diego (California), June 4 : An “active shooter” has been arrested after allegedly opening fire near the finishing line of a marathon race here in the US state of California, police said.

Seven killed in Guatemala volcano eruption

Seven killed in Guatemala volcano eruption Guatemala City, June 4 : Seven persons have been killed and nearly 300 injured after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted, officials said. The volcano, about 40 km south-west of

Ancient tooth reveals Mesolithic man ate fish, plants

Ancient tooth reveals Mesolithic man ate fish, plants   London, June 3 : In a first, scientists have discovered evidence that humans from the Mesolithic period consumed fish and plants and also used their teeth for de-scaling activities. The evidence was based on the ana

Gaza violence: Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian medi...

Gaza violence: Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian medic   Gaza, June 3 : Thousands of Palestinians have attended the funeral in Gaza of a volunteer medic who was killed by Israeli fire during protests along the border on Friday. Razan al-Najar, 21, was shot dead as

IT department among top three revenue earners: Official

IT department among top three revenue earners: Official Raigad, June 2 : The Income Tax Department now ranks among the top three “revenue-earners” of the central government and there is still a huge potential for growth, a top IT official has said

Netflix sues Relativity over breach of exclusivity deal

Netflix sues Relativity over breach of exclusivity deal Los Angeles, June 2 : Netflix has sued Relativity Media accusing the bankrupt mini-studio of violating an exclusivity agreement by providing five films to Amazon and Starz.

Puerto Rico braces for new hurricane season

Puerto Rico braces for new hurricane season San Juan, June 2 : Puerto Rico is bracing for a new hurricane season just eight months after hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm, slammed into the island causing a major electricity crisis, the media reported.

Hawaii volcano lava destroys over 80 homes

Hawaii volcano lava destroys over 80 homes Honolulu, June 2 : More than 80 homes have been destroyed by the Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii in the four weeks since lava began flowing, a top official said. The number of h

‘Ready to thwart US anti-Iran measures’

‘Ready to thwart US anti-Iran measures’ Tehran, June 2 : Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said Iran is quite ready to thwart the US anti-Iran measures following Washington’s pullout of the nuclear deal.

Global smartphone market to contract again in 2018: IDC

Global smartphone market to contract again in 2018: IDC San Francisco, June 1 : For the second year in a row, the worldwide smartphone market will contract again in 2018 before returning to growth in 2019 and beyond, due largely to rising demand of the produc

Indonesia’s most active volcano erupts

Indonesia’s most active volcano erupts Jakarta, June 1 : Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano, erupted on Friday and spewed a column of ash 6 km into the air. Mount Merapi situated in the borders of Yog

Morocco sends humanitarian aid to Palestine

Morocco sends humanitarian aid to Palestine Rabat, June 1 : With scores killed during protests in Palestine following the shifting of the US Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, Morocco has sent humanitarian aid and medical team to the Palesti