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55 nations back India for non-permanent UNSC seat
New York, June 26 (IANS) In a major diplomatic win, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been unanimously endorsed by the Asia Pacific group of 55 countries including China and Pakistan.
2019-06-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Microsoft adds new OneDrive consumer storage plans
San Francisco, June 26 (IANS) The consumer version of Microsoft's OneDrive Cloud storage service is getting new storage plan and security options.
2019-06-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
55 nations endorse India's candidature for UN Security Council for 2021-22
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) In a significant diplomatic win for India, the country's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been unanimously endorsed by the Asia Pacific group, comprising 55 nations.
2019-06-26
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Musk pushes Tesla workers over email to meet Q2 goals
San Francisco, June 26 (IANS) After getting done with "the most difficult mission" for his space company SpaceX, Elon Musk has shifted his focus back to his electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla, pushing employees to hit the second-quarter delivery goals.
2019-06-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Panama
Panama City, June 26 (IANS) An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolted La Esperanza area in western Panama on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
2019-06-26
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook may let you turn off in-app notification dots
San Francisco, June 26 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook is testing a toggle to turn off the red-coloured in-app notification dots on its homescreen which until now had to be manually checked to get ridden off.
2019-06-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
George R.R. Martin finds 'Chernobyl' terrific
Los Angeles, June 26 (IANS) Author George R.R. Martin, whose series of epic fantasy novels "A Song of Ice and Fire" was adapted into "Game of Thrones", is moved by "Chernobyl".
2019-06-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US-China trade war causing collateral damage: Australia
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) The Prime Minister of Australia on Wednesday warned that the trade war between the US and China was causing collateral damage by aggravating rising global economic uncertainty.
2019-06-26
Category: International, Australia,Diplomacy,Politics
Pacers guide Oz into semifinal with win over England
London, June 25 (IANS) Mitchell Starc produced a world-class yorker to get rid of the dangerous Ben Stokes while Jason Behrendorff returned career best figures to hand Australia a place in the semifinal with a 64-run win over hosts England in a high-octane World Cup group stage clash at the Lord's here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Abe survives no-trust vote over pension report scandal
Tokyo, June 25 (IANS) Opposition lawmakers in Japan unsuccessfully tabled a motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday after accusing him of burying a controversial government report that questioned the future sustainability of public pensions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Whistleblower staff that complained against chef Karunesh Khanna 'sacked'
London, June 25 (IANS) London-based restaurant chain Tamarind Kitchen has reportedly fired three employees who complained against Michelin-starred Karunesh Khanna, a chef of Indian-origin, used chicken as an ingredient in vegetarian and vegan dishes without informing the customers.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Lifestyle/Fashion
New US curbs shut doors of diplomacy: Iran
Tehran, June 25 (IANS) Iran said on Tuesday new US sanctions on its Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had permanently closed the door on diplomacy between the two sides and threatened global stability as Washington renewed efforts to build a global alliance against Tehran.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Apple releases public beta of new iPhone, iPad OS
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Apple has released the first public beta of its upcoming iPhone and iPad operating systems (OS), iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, open for everybody to download and experience the test versions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pakistan face unbeaten New Zealand in must-win clash (Preview)
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan will play another must-win game when they take on New Zealand, the most consistent team in the World Cup so far, in their crucial encounter at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Sydney declares climate emergency
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) The Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday declared a climate emergency and called for a price on carbon to be reinstated, stressing that global warming poses a danger to its residents and to the whole country.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Pride protests against Google's code of conduct: Report
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) In what seems like a saturated outburst against criticism, Google has warned its employees that Pride protests are against the companys code of conduct.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India game not easy, we'll give our best shot: Shakib
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib al Hasan believes Bangladesh are capable enough to beat India, adding they will have to play their best in order to beat the Men in Blue in the next cricket World Cup fixture on July 2.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Employees who watch porn encourage unethical behaviour
New York, June 25 (IANS) If you think watching porn is something which is strictly an individual choice and has nothing to do with your business, hold on. Researchers now reveal that employees who view pornography at work aren't only costing companies millions of rupees in wasted time but also causing harm to the organisations.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology
Akram hopes for repeat of 1992 WC for Pakistan against NZ
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram has advised Safaraz Ahmed not to tinker with the winning combination and go with an unchanged playing XI against New Zealand in their crucial World Cup match to be played on Wednesday at Edgbaston.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Suspected Chinese hackers attack global telecom carriers
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Suspected Chinese hackers have infiltrated into the networks of over a dozen telecommunication providers in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East -- gaining control and stealing hundreds of gigabytes of data of individuals, a US-based cyber security firm has revealed.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Priyanka, Nick romance in 'city of love'
Paris, June 25 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her pop-singer husband Nick Jonas were seen romancing each other in the French capital also known as the "city of love".
2019-06-25
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN expresses alarm at internet blackout in Myanmar
Yangon, June 25 (IANS) A UN expert on Tuesday warned of a possible cover-up of human rights violations in Myanmar following the government's decision to cut off mobile internet services in an area where an ethnic-minority guerrilla group is active.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Unauthorised drones cause flight delays at Singapore airport
Singapore, June 25 (IANS) Unauthorised drone activities and also the bad weather caused several flight delays and diversions at Singapore's Changi airport, authorities said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Microsoft losing on Android my 'greatest mistake': Bill Gates
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that his "greatest mistake ever" was the company losing on the Android opportunity which has cost Microsoft nearly $400 billion and made Google the real winner.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Oppo phone with in-display camera to launch on June 26
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to launch its new smartphone with in-display camera technology on June 26 during Mobile World Congress 2019 Shanghai, according to media reports on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
All-round hero Shakib keeps Bangladesh in the hunt
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's stellar all-round show on Monday helped Bangladesh stay in the race for a World Cup playoff spot. They beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage encounter at Southampton's Rose Bowl and Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls before becoming the first Bangladeshi player to record a five-wicket haul in the tournament's history.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
'Stranger Things' cast say franchise has evolved with age
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) After a gap of almost two years, the cast of "Stranger Things" is back in action to woo the audience with the upcoming third season of the science-fiction horror drama.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Visual framing by media in debates affects public perception
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that visual techniques used by the media in debates during elections play a big role in changing public perception.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Shakib first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1000 runs in World Cup
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
New Xiaomi CC smartphone series to launch on July 2
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has officially confirmed first smartphones under its new CC series -- CC9 and CC9e -- that would be launched on July 2.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Global RPA software market grew 63% in 2018: Gartner
Egham (London), June 24 (IANS) Robotic process automation (RPA) software revenue grew 63.1 per cent in 2018 to $846 million, making it the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market, a new report by Gartner Inc. said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
IOC signs sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola
Madrid, June 24 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday said it had signed sponsorship agreements with the Coca-Cola company and Chinas Mengniu Dairy Company starting from 2021 until 2032.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Home nutrition care keeps patient out of hospital
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that implementing a nutrition care plan at home for patients at risk for malnutrition had a dramatic impact on helping keep them out of the hospital.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
England take on arch-rivals Australia in crucial WC tie (Preview)
London, June 24 (IANS) After suffering a shock defeat against Sri Lanka, England will look to return to winning ways and take one step closer towards the semi-finals when they face arch-rivals Australia in their crucial World Cup game at the iconic Lord's on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Google Duo letting users share photos: Report
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Google Duo has finally got a new feature to include images -- Version 56 -- which is now partially live and allows users to send Snapchat-like single photos to their contacts.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Don't be a coward: UK's Hunt tells rival Johnson
London, June 24 (IANS) British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Play fearless cricket in remaining games: Akhtar tells Pak
London, June 24 (IANS) Pleased with Pakistan's convincing win over South Africa in their crucial World Cup fixture, former speedster Shoaib Akhtar is hoping that Sarfaraz Ahmed and the boys play fearless cricket in the remaining games and make it to the semi-finals.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Australian terrorists' children rescued from Syria camp
Canberra, June 24 (IANS) Orphaned children of Australian Islamic State (IS) fighters are on their way home after they were rescued a Syrian refugee camp.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Australia,Terrorism
We're alive and kicking, says Pakistan head coach
London, June 24 (IANS) Mickey Arthur believes Pakistan's win over South Africa in their crucial World Cup fixture will shut some people for a while who went all guns blazing at his team post their defeat against India.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Alia Bhatt is all smiles in Ranbir's 'family' picture
New York, June 24 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt is all smiles in a photograph featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor's family.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi, Xi, Putin to discuss Trump's trade war at G20
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump's "protectionist" trade policy and bullying practices.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Politics
China's candidate elected FAO head after India backs out
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candidate earlier this month.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
3 astronauts set to return on Earth abroad Russian spacecraft
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Three Expedition 59 crew -- NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency -- are set to ride back to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS).
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,International
Internet-connected devices put kids at greater risks
London, June 24 (IANS) Forget screen addiction as there is a new threat to keeping children safe in the digital era: Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Google says fighting fake business profiles on Maps
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Admitting that fake business profiles were lurking people on Google Maps, the company has said it was working hard to remove bad actors before they could scam customers.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
We keep making same mistakes again and again: du Plessis
London, June 24 (IANS) South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the group stage exit from the ongoing World Cup is the lowest point of his career as captain.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
7.7-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Malaku province on Monday, but no tsunami alert was issued, authorities said.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
SA knocked out of 2019 WC after 49-run loss to Pakistan
London, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan beat South Africa by 49 runs at Lord's in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage match on Sunday, ensuring they remain in contention for the playoffs while making the Proteas the second team after Afghanistan to be knocked out of the tournament.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Tennis: Ashleigh Barty wins Birmingham title
London, June 23 (IANS) Ashleigh Barty was crowned 2019 Birmingham Classic champion after defeating Julia Goerges in the final, to clinch the world ranking top spot from Naomi Osaka.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Federer wins 10th Halle title, pursues 9th Wimbledon victory
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Roger Federer on Sunday claimed the title at the Halle Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event that the Swiss player has won for the 10th time.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis