Experts split on checking water flow to Pakistan(22:16) New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Amidst calls for acting tough in the wake of the terror attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama on Thursday, experts bat for "stopping" water to Pakistan from the west and east flowing rivers, like Indus and Beas. However, others doubt possibility of such an action.
TN anti-corruption bureau can probe Cognizant paying bribe to TN officials(22:04) Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Even though Cognizant Technology Solutions has resolved with the US authorities the case of bribing Tamil Nadu government officials with $2 million, the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption (DVAC) can start a probe to find out the corrupt officials, said serving and a retired top official of DVAC.
Egypt's Army kills 7 terrorists in Sinai(19:08) Cairo, Feb 16 (IANS) As many as seven militants were killed on Saturday in a shootout at a checkpoint in the country's North Sinai province, officials said. 15 military personnel were either killed or wounded in the gun battle, he added.
India takes national, international players into confidence as it plans retaliation(18:44) By Vishav New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) In the aftermath of the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 CRPF personnel, the government's strategy for retaliation seems clear - launch an international campaign for exposing and isolating Pakistan for its complicity in terror activities, while taking all domestic and global players into confidence as it prepares for a befitting reply on a military level.
New technique to measure blood clot developed(18:04) London, Feb 16 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique that allows them to measure blood clotting as well as the formation of free radicals, that leads to the build-up of blood clots, which in turn cause heart disease, stroke and dementia.
Autistic children more likely to face maltreatment: Study(17:24) New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Parents, take note. If your child is suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) then you have to be more cautious, as a new study has suggested they are more likely to face maltreatment than normal children.
Ex-US cardinal defrocked over sexual abuse charges(16:36) Rome, Feb 16 (IANS) The Vatican on Saturday said it has defrocked former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the high-profile Catholic figure, of the priesthood rights after a Church trial found him guilty of sexually abusing minors and adult seminarians over decades.
Women should be offered treatment options for miscarriage: Study(16:04) London, Feb 16 (IANS) Though miscarriage is a traumatic experience for both parents, resulting in feelings of loss and grief that in some cases can lead to anxiety and depression, women experiencing miscarriage should be offered a choice in the treatment they receive, suggests a study.
Nigeria postpones election at last minute (Lead)(15:48) Abuja, Feb 16 (IANS) Nigeria's Electoral Commission has delayed the country's general elections till February 23, making the announcement just five hours before polls were set to open on Saturday.
5 killed in US factory shooting (Second Lead)(15:04) Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A man who was terminated from his job fatally shot five people at a factory in the suburbs of the US metropolis of Chicago before being killed by the police, authorities said.
All options under study: Imran's advisor on India's MFN move(14:34) Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan will consider all available options to retaliate for the Indian governments decision to withdraw the Most FavoÂured Nation (MFN) status, Prime Minister Imran Khan's Advisor on Commerce Razak Dawood has said.
Saudi Crown Prince cuts short Pakistan visit(12:10) Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman's visit to Pakistan that was scheduled to start on Saturday, has been cut short by a day rescheduled for Sunday-Monday, the Pakistan Foreign Office has said.
Push-ups can keep heart disease risk at bay: Study(12:10) New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Active, middle-aged men who can complete more than 40 push-ups at a time had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes compared to those who did less than 10 push-ups, says a new study.
7 die of gas poisoning in China(11:24) Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) Seven persons died due to gas poisoning at a paper mill in China's Guangdong province, authorities said on Saturday.
Mexico wall: Trump defends his emergency move(11:08) Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has defended his move to impose a national emergency in the country, saying that "we have an invasion of drugs, gangs, people, and it's unacceptable".
Nigerian presidential polls postponed to Feb. 23(09:18) Abuja, Feb 16 (IANS) In the wake of a massacre that claimed 66 lives on the eve of the country's presidential election on Saturday, the national polling body announced the poll have been postponed until February 23 as scheduled voting was not "feasible".