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  • Pakistan: PTI, PML-N wins most seats in by-polls

    Islamabad: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) managed to win most of the seats in the by-polls held for 11 National and 24 provincial assembly seats, the media reported on Monday.

  • Bill’s affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn’t abuse of power: Hillary Clinton

    New York: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended her husband, former President Bill Clinton, saying that he was right not to resign in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and insisted that his affair with the White House intern wasn’t abuse of power.

  • In addition to Russia, China meddled in 2016 US presidential elections too, says Donald Trump

    Washington: President Donald Trump has alleged China, in addition to Russia, meddled in the 2016 US presidential elections. Last month, chairing a UN Security Council meeting on the sidelines of the UN general Assembly in New York, Trump had alleged that China was trying to interfere in the 2018 mid-term polls and that it did not want him to be the president. China has denied these allegations.

  • Saudis reject Donalad Trump’s threats as market dips

    Dubai : Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following US President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and has touted arms sales to Saudi Arabia. But both the White House and the kingdom are under mounting

  • High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children, says study

    Melbourne : High levels of lead contamination in the blood of children living in India may have a significant impact in lowering their IQ and increasing the risk of other diseases, a study has found. Researchers from Macquarie University in Australia conducted the first ever meta-analysis of Indian blood lead levels. They found the burden of disease to be significantly larger than previously calculated, with negative outcomes on intellectual disability measures in

  • Stephen Hawking had warned against ‘superhumans’ from beyond the grave

    London : Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s best-known theoretical physicists who died seven months ago, had warned against a new race of “superhumans” created as a result of genetic engineering that could destroy humanity from beyond the grave. The British author of the definitive A Brief History of Time, who famously often threw up the prospect of time travel, made his last prediction about scary superhumans in a final collection of

  • In a first, blind NRI to get guide horse in UK

    London :  An Indian-origin man based in England, who suffers from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses his vision completely. Mohammed Salim Patel, a journalist based in Blackburn at Lancashire, suffers from a condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa, due to which he is left with a very small amount of sight

  • Only cream can enter US: Prez

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has said he wants people with merit to enter the United States, a move that can help technology professionals from countries such as India. “I’m very tough at the borders. We’ve been very tough at the borders. People have to come into our country legally, not illegally. Legally. And I want them to come in on merit,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Saturday.

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