Scientists developing method to preserve fertility in boys with cancer (13 minutes ago)
New York, June 19 (IANS) In a breakthrough, Israeli scientists are developing a novel method that would one day help preserve the fertility of boys after undergoing chemotherapy treatment for prepubertal cancer.
Excessive drinking in teens may affect short-term memory (19 minutes ago)
New York, June 19 (IANS) If you are in your adolescence and drinking excessively then it may affect your short-term memory, a new study suggests.
Can grandparents' exposure to plastic chemical cause autism in kids? (21 minutes ago)
New York, June 19 (IANS) Your exposure to a plastic chemical can affect the communications skills of your grandchildren, says a study over mice that found a link between early exposure to the chemical and the risk of autism.
Kim Jong-un visits China, a week after meeting Trump (Second Lead) (27 minutes ago)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday made yet another surprise visit to Beijing, just a week after his historic meet with US President Donald Trump on the Korean nuclear crisis in Singapore.
Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports, Beijing calls it 'blackmail' (Second Lead) (17:02)
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in a escalating trade row with Beijing, which on Tuesday accused Washington of "blackmail" and warned it would "strike back hard".
Google rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages (16:36)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Google is set to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing users to send, view and receive messages they get on their Android devices to their personal computers (PCs).
Samsung's new ultrasound device delivers 3D images of foetuses (16:14)
Seoul, June 19 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it has developed a new ultrasound image processing engine to deliver three-dimensional pictures of various organs or of foetuses.
France-India commit to increasing trade to 15 bn euro by 2020 (16:14)
By Ranvir Nayar
Paris, June 19 (IANS) The dynamism infused in the Indo-French relations during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India in March seems to be building up as the two countries have committed to raising their bilateral trade from 9 billion euros to 15 billion euros in the next two years official sources said.
Google to patch Home, Chromecast bug that leaks user location (15:57)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Google is mulling to release a patch in the next few weeks to fix a security flaw in its "Home" smart speaker and Chromecast TV streaming stick that lets a website collect precise user location data, the media reported.
Japan hopes US defends region despite Korea drills' suspension (15:25)
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) Japan on Tuesday hoped that the US would remain committed towards defending the region despite suspending its annual military drills with South Korea to create a conducive atmosphere for talks on the denuclearisation of North Korea.
How 'helicopter parenting' can affect your kids (15:24)
New York, June 19 (IANS) Do you hover around your children in everything they do and guide them? Beware, it can negatively affect your kid's ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour later, and may also affect his or her academics, according to researchers.
China contributes over 80% of FDI pledges to Nepal (15:23)
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) China contributed to around 87 per cent of foreign direct investment (FDI) commitments received by Nepal during the first 10 months of the current fiscal year that began in mid-July 2017, Nepal's Department of Industry (DoI) said on Tuesday.
Ancient city found in China (14:36)
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered a city dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1384-1644) in China's Jiangxi province.
Russia-India military exercises scheduled for late 2018 (14:32)
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) The tri-service joint Russia-India military exercise Indra-2018 will take place in an Indian military base in the second half of this year.
Ex-CIA employee charged in leak of hacking tools (14:24)
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Federal prosecutors have charged a former CIA employee with leaking information about the agency's cyber-tools that it used to conduct spying operations overseas.
Thailand executes murder convict (14:20)
Bangkok, June 19 (IANS) Thai authorities on Tuesday executed a male murder convict, the first in nine years.
Plant-based diets can help diabetes patients: Study (14:16)
New York, June 19 (IANS) Plant-based diets can be beneficial for diabetes as a new study has found that it may improve glycemic control, cholesterol and lead to weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes.
Motorola gets patent for foldable smartphone: Report (14:00)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Motorola has reportedly been granted a patent in the US to make a flexible, foldable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) smartphone that would flex, both inward and outward.
Microsoft buys student video discussion platform Flipgrid (13:18)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) As part of its attempt to win over students and educators, Microsoft has acquired video discussion platform Flipgrid which is used by more than 20 million teachers and students across the world.
3 killed at Swedish cafe shooting (13:12)
Stockholm, June 19 (IANS) At least three people have been killed in a shooting at an Internet cafe in the Swedish city of Malmo, police said.
Landslide alert in Japan after earthquake (12:38)
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Tuesday issued landslide alerts in Osaka, after a strong earthquake a day earlier measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale left four dead and 381 injured.
Google kills feature to book Uber rides through Maps (12:18)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Google has reportedly killed the ability of direct Uber ride booking from inside Google Maps without giving any reason.
US Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban after 'intelligence warnings' (12:12)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) The US senate has voted to reinstate a ban on Chinese telecom company ZTE which prevents it from buying US components and using US software despite President Donald Trump's attempts to lift sanctions on the firm, the media reported.
Nepal PM leaves for China visit (12:10)
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Tuesday embarked on a six-day official visit to China, his second trip to a foreign country after India, since taking power in the Himalayan nation.
'Chirp' app brings back Twitter functionalities to Apple Watch (12:02)
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) To bring full Twitter support back to Apple Watch, a developer has launched a new app called "Chirp" that allows users to view the timeline, post tweets, and perform other core Twitter functionalities.