Humans are better at remembering names than faces: Study

Humans are better at remembering names than faces: Study London: Do you think you are good at remembering faces, but terrible with names? According to a new research, this intuition is misleading as we are more likely to remember how a person lo

YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries

  San Francisco: YouTube Premium, the paid streaming subscription service and YouTube Music Premium is being rolled out to seven new countries, taking the services to 25 and 21 global markets, respectively. Initially launched in June and formarly know

Trump picks handbag designer for South Africa envoy post

  Washington:  US President Donald Trump has nominated a handbag designer to be the next American ambassador to South Africa. Lana Marks, a Florida resident and member of Trump’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago resort, was born and raised in South Afr

Google to let users connect with businesses within Maps

  San Francisco: Google is rolling out a capability on Maps that would let users connect with business profiles in the nearby locations, helping them with the opportunity to ask questions while looking for things to do and places to go or shop. &ldquo

Snapchat made more interactive with 2 new features

Snapchat made more interactive with 2 new features San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Snapchat has introduced two new features — “Friendship Profiles” and “Bitmoji Stories” in an attempt to make the app more in

Twitter storm rages over Trump’s Diwali tweet

  New York: US President Donald Trump’s tweet calling Diwali a “holiday observed by Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains” have started a raging twitter storm over his apparent omission of Hindus, the members of the first and largest reli

Steve Jobs would be very proud of Apple: Wozniak

Steve Jobs would be very proud of Apple: Wozniak San Francisco: Had Steve Jobs been alive he would have been very proud of Apple and its focus on putting people above technology, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said.

Watch NASA’s InSight spacecraft land on Mars

  Washington: As NASA’s InSight spacecraft touches down on the Red Planet on November 26, people from around the world will be able to watch the event live on NASA Television, the agency’s website and social media platforms, includin

Kids with family support more likely to stand up to bullying

Kids with family support more likely to stand up to bullying New York: Young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behaviour at school and to step in if they see vi

Robots go to war in UK Army’s exercise

  London: The biggest ever robot exercise in the history of the British army got underway Monday. Troops have begun testing over 70 examples of futuristic technology including enhanced surveillance drones and unma

44 killed in California wildfires

  San Francisco: The three raging wildfires in California have killed 44 people since it started last week, a record number of deaths from a wildfire in the US state, officials said. Of the 44 people killed,

India emerges as leading seed hub in Asia: Study

India emerges as leading seed hub in Asia: Study Amsterdam: India has emerged as a major seed hub in Asia, with four Indian seed companies featuring in top 10 of the first ever “Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia”

US fighter jet crashes into sea in Japan

US fighter jet crashes into sea in Japan Tokyo: An American fighter jet deployed in Japan crashed on Monday into the sea off Okinawa, according to the US Pacific Fleet. The F/A-18 “experienced a mec

Nintendo to shut down streaming video for Wii in 2019

Nintendo to shut down streaming video for Wii in 2019 San Francisco: US-based media services giant Netflix has emailed its users that Nintendo was going to “suspend Netflix” and other streaming video services on the Wii after Ja

Pompeo speaks with Saudi Prince over Khashoggi case

  Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the phone to discuss murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s case. The State Department on Sunday said

Pakistan arrests 12 Indian fishermen

  Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have detained 12 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country’s maritime boundary, security officials said on Sunday. The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) said t

Chinese pilot honoured as ‘most beautiful veteran’

Chinese pilot honoured as ‘most beautiful veteran’   Beijing: A pilot who made a successful emergency landing in May has been honoured as one of China’s 20 “most beautiful veterans” of 2018, authorities announced on Sunday. Liu Chuanjian, a

Leaders to mark 100 years of World War I end

Leaders to mark 100 years of World War I end   Paris: A hundred years to the day since the guns fell silent, marking the end of World War I, dozens of world leaders will take part on Sunday in a solemn ceremony in France to remember the many who gave their lives between 1914 a

Salmonella resistant to different antibiotics: Study  

Salmonella resistant to different antibiotics: Study   New York : Salmonella, a common bacteria that causes foodborne diseases, are resistant to several antibiotics used to treat infections, suggests new research. For the study, the researchers sequenced and investigated

Rituparno Ghosh led self-expression of Bengal’s new gen vi...

‘Rituparno Ghosh led self-expression of Bengal’s new gen via cinema’   Mumbai: After Satyajit Ray, it is acclaimed filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh who redefined the image of Bengali cinema and culture for the modern world — and the young generation is now foll

Sikh farmer inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

Sikh farmer inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame   Toronto:  A Canadian Sikh farmer, who is the country’s biggest cranberry grower, has made history with his induction into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame. The British Columbia-based Peter Dhillo

Northern California wildfire most destructive in state histo...

Northern California wildfire most destructive in state history   San Francisco: The wildfire that has been raging through northern California since Thursday, which has killed nine people so far, is considered to be the most destructive in the state’s history, having de

Spice Girls add new dates to upcoming tour

Spice Girls add new dates to upcoming tour   London: Iconic girl band Spice Girls have added four new dates to its highly anticipated reunion tour due to “phenomenal demand” from fans. Tickets went on sale for the girls’ Spice World tour on Saturday mor