NEW YORK: Intel Corp’s former India-born managing director Rajiv Goel deserves leniency as he provided “substantial assistance” as a key government witness in Raj Rajaratnam’s insider trading trial that helped convict the hedge fund founder, Manhattan Attorney Mr Preet Bharara has said.Read More »
CHENNAI: India’s atomic energy regulator would decide on the duration of the operational licence to be given to the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) after considering results of various technological tests and reports, an official said Saturday.Read More »
ISLAMABAD: Just a day after India pushed for a speedy trial of the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court Saturday adjourned for a week the 26/11 case involving seven suspects, including LeT’s Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, as prosecution witnesses were not available to record their testimony.Read More »
MOSCOW: Canada has frozen diplomatic relations with Iran and will expel Iranian diplomats from the country, Canadian Foreign Minister Mr John Baird has said.
Ottawa has formally listed Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism under the Justice for Victims of Terrorist Act, he said.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities have deployed large contingents of soldiers and policemen at one of the country's largest nuclear facilities in Dera Ghazi Khan following “serious" threats from the local Taliban, a media report said on Thursday.Read More »
PARIS: A 4-year-old British girl hid for eight hours beneath the bodies of slain family members in the back of their car before she was discovered by French investigators who had been guarding the vehicle, a prosecutor said Thursday.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Experts in mechanics, materials science and tissue engineering at Harvard have created an extremely stretchable biocompatible gel that could replace damaged cartilage in human joints. Called a hydrogel, because its main ingredient is water, the new material is a hybrid of two weak gels that combine to create something much stronger.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Children exposed to the widely used pesticide additive piperonyl butoxide in their mother's womb have heightened risk of non-infectious cough, when they reach the age of five or six years, according to US researchers.Read More »
CHARLOTTE (NORTH CAROLINA): Democrats launched the US President, Mr Barack Obama on his uncertain bid for re-election as they opened their national convention on Tuesday. They looked to help Mr Obama recapture the hearts of Americans once drawn to his message of hope and change, but now weary after years of economic weakness and political squabbles.Read More »
ISLAMABAD: Ahead of Foreign Minister, Mr S M Krishna’s visit here, Pakistan on Tuesday said it has taken “bold and unprecedented” steps to improve ties with “vital neighbour” India and to resolve all bilateral disputes, including the key issue of Jammu and Kashmir.Read More »