Thursday , 15 November 2018

World News

Indonesia disaster survivors search debris for food, drinks

AP Palu “Awesome Indonesia,” a young man shouted sarcastically as a crowd of people, some pushing their arms elbow deep into a jumbled pile of sodden food and debris, searched for anything edible in the shell of a warehouse that tsunami waves had pounded. Clamoring over the reeking pile or staking out a patch of territory, the people pulled out ... Read More »

Russia, India to sign S-400 deal this week

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin will oversee the signing of a $5 billion deal this week to supply Delhi with S-400 air defence systems, a top Kremlin aide said on Tuesday ahead of Putin’s trip to India. Please like & share: Read More »

Laser pioneers win Nobel Physics Prize

Stockholm: Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery and in industry, the jury said. Please like & share: Read More »

Post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday unveiled a major post-Brexit overhaul of the UK’s immigration system, which she said is aimed at a level playing field for nationals from all countries by ending “freedom of movement once and for all” for European Union (EU) citizens. Please like & share: Read More »

India-born Gita Gopinath is IMF’s chief economist

WASHINGTON: Prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath was appointed as chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the financial body’s chief Christine Lagarde announced Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

Pak hints readiness to ‘bridge gap’ with US

Washington: Ahead of his crucial meetings with top Trump administration officials, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has indicated that Islamabad may be willing to discuss the fate of Dr Shakil Afridi, one of the key issues which has hurt ties with the US. Please like & share: Read More »

Injured Indian Navy sailor to return home

Melbourne: Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, rescued in a multi-nation operation from the remote Indian Ocean near Australia, is set to return home, the Australian Navy said on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

Man at centre of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape

Copenhagen: The man at the centre of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature was convicted of rape and sentenced to two years in prison on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »