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Zardari leaves for Dubai ahead of US trip
January 16, 2017 02:58 PM

 Former President and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has left for Dubai from where he will fly to Washington to attend the inauguration ceremony of US president-elect Donald Trump.

Paul Feig asks Trump to 'grow up'
January 16, 2017 01:45 PM

 Hollywood filmmaker Paul Feig has asked US President-elect Donald Trump to stop watching television and gear up to run the country.

Singapore imposes tax on foreign-registered cars
January 16, 2017 12:50 PM

  Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday that all foreign-registered cars will have to pay a Reciprocal Road Charge (RRC).

Lenovo Z2 Plus now available on Flipkart
January 16, 2017 12:50 PM

Lenovo Z2 Plus (3GB/32GB variant) is now available on e-tailer Flipkart for Rs 14,999 starting Monday, the company said in a statement.

Nepal Foreign Minister to arrive in India
January 16, 2017 11:17 AM

Nepal's Foreign Affairs Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat is scheduled to arrive India on Monday on a two-day visit.

'Trump should develop appreciation for intelligence community'
January 16, 2017 11:17 AM

CIA Director John Brennan implored US President-elect Donald Trump to put his confidence in the intelligence community and develop an "appreciation" for national security.

Atif Aslam stops concert, rescues girl
January 16, 2017 11:17 AM

Pakistani singer Atif Aslam stopped his concert mid-way here to rescue a girl, who was being harassed by a bunch of hooligans, who were present at the event, a media report has said.

25th Asia-Pacific forum opens in Fiji
January 16, 2017 11:17 AM

 The 25th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) opened on Monday in Fiji, focusing on parliamentary partnerships for peace and security.

Facebook to battle against fake news in Germany
January 16, 2017 11:17 AM

To combat the spread of fake news, Facebook is introducing new tools in Germany that would enable users to flag potentially false stories.

Seeing others 'vape' may boost desire to smoke
January 16, 2017 11:17 AM

Watching someone smoke a vape pen -- the new generation e-cigarette -- may trigger an immediate, significant and lasting increase in the desire to smoke among teenagers, as similar as watching someone smoke a "combustible" tobacco cigarette, a new study has found.

Fiji puts Sikh man on currency note
January 15, 2017 12:45 PM

Where in India a fresh controversy has sparked , saying Mahatma Gandhi will gradually be removed from currency notes meanwhile a Sikh has made up till on notes of Fiji Dollars .

Protest in Washington ahead of Trump's inauguration
January 15, 2017 12:06 PM

Thousands of demonstrators gathered here on Saturday to protest against the xenophobic rhetoric and immigration policies of US President-elect Donald Trump who is set to take office on Friday.

Instagram maybe promoting hookah use: Study
January 14, 2017 04:45 PM

Despite its harmful effects, the use of hookah has increased in the US and is being promoted through Instagram, a study has found.

Obama thanks NASA for carrying his signature to Mars
January 14, 2017 04:45 PM

Although US President Barack Obama is set to leave office in less than a week, his signature will stand testimony on Mars that he once held the highest office in America.

WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted
January 14, 2017 03:15 PM

 WhatsApp has denied reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying that since April 2016, WhatsApp messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted by default.

Congressman Krishnamoorthi to serve on two influential House panels
January 14, 2017 03:15 PM

Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian American Raja Krishnamoorthi, who was sworn in as a Member of the US House of Representatives earlier this month, has said he would be serving on two influential committees.

SpaceX aims to regain momentum with new rocket launch
January 14, 2017 03:13 PM

 The American SpaceX rocket company faces a crucial test on Saturday with its latest rocket launch - the first since a rocket exploded in a ball of flames last September on a Florida launch pad.

Indian American student wins essay contest
January 14, 2017 03:13 PM

 Arth Patel, an Indian American student at the UCLA School of Dentistry, earned a $5,000 scholarship for his winning essay on how dental health contributes to the well being of children and families.

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