Doctors didn’t expect Russian spy, daughter to survive poi...

Doctors didn’t expect Russian spy, daughter to survive poisoning London, May 29 : Hospital staff who helped treat the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, for exposure to the military nerve agent novichok, did not expect the two to

Iran issues warning about VPNFilter malware attack

Iran issues warning about VPNFilter malware attack Tehran, May 29 : Iran’s cybersecurity authority has issued a warning about an imminent malware attack, the media reported on Monday. The spread of a malware, named VP

Musician Sting receives honorary degree from Brown Universit...

Musician Sting receives honorary degree from Brown University London, May 28 : Musician Sting whose given name is Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, has received an honorary degree from Ivy League school Brown University on its 250th commencement, for his contribu

Jay Panda quits BJD 

Jay Panda quits BJD  Bhubaneshwar, May 28 : Months after his suspension, BJD MP Baijayant Jay Panda, who had often praised the Modi government and questioned his own party’s leadership, quit the Biju Janata Dal on Monday, citing personal humiliation an

Israel begins building a marine barrier with Gaza

Israel begins building a marine barrier with Gaza Jerusalem, May 28 : Israel’s Defence Minister on Sunday announced that construction had begun on a marine barrier with the Gaza Strip extending into the Mediterranean Sea.

Scientists identify new magnetic element  

Scientists identify new magnetic element   New York, May 27 : Scientists have demonstrated that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element to have unique magnetic properties at room temperature. The researchers believe that the discovery, detailed i

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean dead at 86  

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean dead at 86   Washington, May 27 : Alan Bean, a NASA astronaut who journeyed into space two times and, as part of the Apollo 12 mission in 1969, became the fourth man to walk on the moon, died at the age of 86 at a hospital in Houston, the US space

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms  

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms   London, May 27 : People who are not sure about which personal goals to pursue may be at increased risk of experiencing psychological distress, suggests a new research. The study, published in the journal Personality and Indiv

Egyptian court orders one-month ban on YouTube  

Egyptian court orders one-month ban on YouTube   Cairo, May 27 : Egypt’s top administrative court ordered on Saturday to block YouTube streaming website for one month over hosting a video that denigrates Prophet Muhammad of Islam, the Egyptian lawyer who filed the lawsuit

Seoul welcomes renewed prospect of US-N.Korea talks

Seoul welcomes renewed prospect of US-N.Korea talks Seoul, May 26 : South Korea on Saturday welcomed US President Donald Trump’s statement that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was still possible. The U

Death toll in Sri Lanka monsoon rains hits 19

Death toll in Sri Lanka monsoon rains hits 19 Colombo, May 26 : The death toll in Sri Lanka monsoon rains reached 19 on Saturday while over 128,000 people have been affected, the country’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

Snapchat updates its location feature on Snap Map

Snapchat updates its location feature on Snap Map San Francisco, May 26 : Snapchat’s newest Snap Map update lets users send their ongoing real-time location to a friend or request theirs within the message thread. The