NPCIL wins Russian award for 'Atom on Wheels' campaign

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:42

Sochi (Russia), May 15 (IANS) In recognition of the importance of public outreach in nuclear power development, state-run Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) on Monday won the top award in the public communication category from the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom at its 10th Atomexpo international conference here.


43 Palestinians killed as US opens embassy in Jerusalem

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:16

Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS) At least 43 Palestinians were killed and 2,200 were injured on Monday as Israeli troops fired on demonstrators along the Gaza-Israel boundary protesting the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, Palestinian officials said, making it the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war.


Sharif 'misquoted' by Indian media, says Abbasi

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:04

Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement on the 2008 Mumbai attack was "misquoted" by the Indian media and the "people in Pakistan should not become party to the propaganda", Pakistan's Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday after a high-level meeting with the civilian and military leadership.


US opens embassy in Jerusalem

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:58

Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS) The United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday amid bloodshed along the Gaza border that left 41 Palestinians dead by Israeli military gunfire.


This 'black box' chip in devices can frustrate hackers

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:38

New York, May 14 (IANS) In an era of Machine Learning (ML)-enabled hacking, in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is trained to "learn" and model inputs and outputs, a new chip-based technology termed as a "black box" can thwart hackers' plans, say researchers.


4 IS suspects arrested in Morocco

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:30

Rabat, May 14 (IANS) Moroccan authorities have arrested four suspected Islamic State (IS) militants who had been plotting attacks in the kingdom, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.


Zarif visits Russia, China to save nuclear deal

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:28

Moscow, May 14 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reached Moscow on Monday as part of a series of international diplomatic meetings aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal following the withdrawal of the US.


9 die in Ramzan stampede in Bangladesh

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 18:18

Dhaka, May 14 (IANS) At least nine women were killed in a stampede during a gathering to collect iftar handout in Bangladesh's Chattagram district on Monday.


18 Palestinians killed ahead of US embassy opening in Jerusalem

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:46

Gaza, May 14 (IANS) At least 18 Palestinians in Gaza were shot dead by Israeli troops on Monday after bloody clashes erupted on the border before the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, which has infuriated Palestinians.


Treason petition in Pakistan court against Sharif

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:14

Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) A petition was submitted in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday to register a treason case against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif following his controversial remarks on 2008 Mumbai attacks.


US set to open embassy in Jerusalem

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:32

Washington, May 14 (IANS) The US is set to open its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, formally breaking from decades of established American policy and international practice in a move that US officials say will create greater regional stability.


Controversy over assault on women wearing rainbow badges in China

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 13:56

Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Two women were allegedly assaulted by security guards at an art centre here for wearing the rainbow insignia on their clothes, triggering a social media storm in the country where the LGBT group still suffers constant discrimination, a leading Chinese daily reported on Monday.