Tuesday , 11 December 2018

World News

US election officials worried as hackers break into EVMs

Las Vegas: Amid the growing debate over whether electronic voting machines (EVMs) are hackable or not, elections officials in the US are worried over the increasing “information warfare” as mid-term polls loom. Please like & share: Read More »

Scientists develop clothes that can ‘talk’ to devices

New York: Scientists at MIT have incorporated electronics into soft fabrics, potentially making it possible to produce clothing that communicates optically with other devices. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US embedded high speed optoelectronic semiconductor devices, including light-emitting diodes (LEDs), within fibres that were then woven into soft, washable fabrics and made into communication systems. Please ... Read More »

Protests continue against mosque demolition in China

BEIJING: Chinese state media has defended the planned demolition of a mosque in the country’s north west, saying that no religion is bigger than the law even as thousands of ethnic Hui Muslims continued sit-in protests against the plan. Please like & share: Read More »

Anti-govt corruption protests in Romania injure 440

VIENNA/BUCHAREST: Around 440 people, including 24 police officers, were injured during an overnight mass demonstration against government corruption in Bucharest, emergency services announced on Saturday. Please like & share: Read More »

Yemen in shock after Saudi-led strike on bus kills 29 children

AFP   Dahyan The remains of victims and children’s clothing were strewn across a market in northern Yemen Friday, as the US and UN called for an investigation into an air strike the previous day by a Saudi-led coalition that killed 29 children on a bus. Yesterday’s strike on a bus filled with children at the Dahyan market in the ... Read More »

In a 1st, divorced or widowed Hindu women in Pak allowed to remarry

PTI   Karachi For the first time, divorced or widowed Hindu women in Pakistan’s Sindh provincce have been allowed to remarry under a landmark amendment made by the provincial assembly, a media report said. Earlier, divorced or widowed Hindu women were not permitted a second marriage. The Sindh Hindu Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2018 not only accords the right of separation ... Read More »

Malaysia ex-PM Najib to face corruption trial in February

Kuala Lumpur Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s trial on corruption charges related to a massive financial scandal that led to his shock election defeat will start in February, a court said today. Najib, 65, will stand trial for criminal breach of trust, money laundering and power abuse linked to billions of dollars allegedly looted from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. ... Read More »