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  • How Milky Way differs from other galaxies

    How Milky Way differs from other galaxies

    Our galaxy, which is home to Earth and its solar system, might not be as "typical" as previously thought, and therefore Milky Way-based models to understand other galaxies of the universe could be misleading, new research suggests. "We use the......

    September 22, 2017
  • US to give $32m in aid to Rohingya

    US to give $32m in aid to Rohingya

    The US will provide a humanitarian aid package worth $32 million to the Rohingya Muslim minority who have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into neighbouring Bangladesh, the State Department announced. The funding "reflects the US commitment to help address......

    September 21, 2017
  • Divisive politics ruining India's reputation abroad: Rahul

    Divisive politics ruining India's reputation abroad: Rahul

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took a strong hit at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, saying that "divisive politics" was ruining India's reputation of peace and harmony abroad. Speaking at an event on Wednesday here organised by the Indian National......

    September 21, 2017
  • Hitachi launches new digital solutions firm Vantara

    Hitachi launches new digital solutions firm Vantara

    Global tech major Hitachi Ltd on Wednesday launched a new company Hitachi Vantara to deliver data-driven solutions for commercial and industrial enterprises. Headquartered at Santa Clara, California, Hitachi Vantara will unify the operations of Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group......

    September 20, 2017
  • US to deploy 3,000 additional troops in Afghanistan

    US to deploy 3,000 additional troops in Afghanistan

    US Defense Secretary James Mattis said that the Pentagon plans to send another 3,000 troops to strengthen his country's military presence in Afghanistan, local media reported. "It is exactly over 3,000 somewhat and frankly I haven't signed the last of......

    September 19, 2017
  • US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea

    US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea

    The US military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes on Monday, three days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. The United States often......

    September 18, 2017
  • US Senate poised to pass $700 billion defence policy bill

    US Senate poised to pass $700 billion defence policy bill

    The American Senate is poised to pass a defence policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands US missile defences in response to North Korea's growing hostility and refuses to allow excess military bases to be closed.......

    September 18, 2017
  • US aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill with S Korea forces in October

    US aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill with S Korea forces in October

    A US aircraft carrier will conduct a joint exercise with South Korean forces next month amid rising geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula, defence officials confirmed here on Monday. As part of the efforts, the US B-1B strategic bomber will......

    September 18, 2017
  • Knife-wielding US student shot dead by police

    Knife-wielding US student shot dead by police

    A knife-wielding student was shot dead by the police at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, US, authorities said. The Georgia Tech Police Department responded to a call about a person reportedly carrying a knife and a gun near......

    September 18, 2017
  • US could stay in Paris accord under right conditions: Tillerson

    US could stay in Paris accord under right conditions: Tillerson

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the US could stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change under right conditions. "Under the right conditions, the President said he's open to finding those conditions where we can remain engaged......

    September 18, 2017
  • Trump moving toward energy exploration in Arctic wildlife refuge

    Trump moving toward energy exploration in Arctic wildlife refuge

    US President Donald Trump's administration was working to allow energy exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for the first time in more than three decades, the media reported. In a memo dated August 11, US Fish and Wildlife......

    September 16, 2017
  • Don't look at Indo-US ties in a narrow trade perspective: Sarna

    Don't look at Indo-US ties in a narrow trade perspective: Sarna

    Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna has appealed to the American business community not to look at the bilateral relationship between India and the US from a narrow trade perspective which is a multifaceted one. “When we look at......

    September 16, 2017
  • North Korea fires intermediate range ballistic missile: US

    North Korea fires intermediate range ballistic missile: US

    North Korea today fired an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean, the US Pacific Command said, asserting that the launch did not pose a threat to America. In a statement, United States Pacific Command (PACOM)......

    September 15, 2017