Democrats say they back trade deal with Mexico, Canada(24 minutes ago) Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she backed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), calling the new trade deal a "victory for the American worker."
OPPO looking to expand R&D operations in India (Lead)(22:26) By Bharat Upadhyay Shenzhen (China), Dec 10 (IANS) With OPPO planning to invest $7 billion in research and development globally in the next three years, the Chinese smartphone maker is looking to expand R&D centres to cities like Bengaluru, a top company executive said here on Tuesday.
Democrats announce 2 impeachment charges, agree to trade deal(22:16) By Arul Louis New York, Dec 10 (IANS) In a historic move, Democrats announced on Tuesday two scaled down impeachment charges accusing President Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress stressing risks to next year's election.
Fulfil promises on climate finance, India to developed world(20:18) By Vishal Gulati Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) India on Tuesday asked the developed world to fulfil its commitment to provide $1 trillion in public finance and collaborate on technology, which is crucial for developing nations to fight climate change.
Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study(19:56) New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional and psychological needs are unmet as they go through a devastating grieving process. But for some, Instagram has emerged as a tool to cope with such distress, a study says.
No word from India on meeting with Nepal over power trade(18:46) Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) A planned tripartite meeting between Nepal, India and Bangladesh to fix the terms for power trade is in limbo with no word for the past two months from the Indian External Affairs Ministry which had proposed to host it.
Our ancestors learnt to smile so that they can have sex(18:36) London, Dec 10 (IANS) Believe it or not but our forefathers were way smarter than us when it came to wooing the opposite sex for mating. According to a new study, Neanderthals learnt how to smile and make expressive faces in order to attract less-aggressive mates.
AI can help doctors identify cancer cells(18:16) New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers at University of Texas Southwestern have developed a software tool that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images - giving clinicians a powerful way of predicting patient outcomes.
Physical illness ups suicide risk in men, not women: Study(16:30) New York, Dec 10 (IANS) When it comes to identify who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but not women, along with a plethora of other insights into the complex factors that may increase a person's risk of suicide.
Keto diet may fight against Alzheimer's disease(16:16) Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Eating low-carb and high-fat diet can help you fight against Alzheimer's disease, by protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research in mice.
Global investors urge climate action(16:10) Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) A total of 631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets have urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement by phasing out thermal coal power and price on carbon pollution.
Hong Kong court lifts ban on face masks(14:40) Hong Kong, Dec 10 (IANS) A Hong Kong court on Tuesday lifted a ban on face masks by refusing the governments request to suspend an earlier ruling that found it unconstitutional.
6 killed in Czech hospital shooting(14:32) Prague, Dec 10 (IANS) At least six people were killed on Tuesday in a shooting at a teaching hospital in the Czech Republic, police said, adding that two suspected gunman were still at large.
Iran fully ready for more prisoner exchange: Zarif(14:14) Tehran, Dec 10 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the country was "fully ready" to exchange more prisoners with the US after Washington freed an Iranian stem cell scientist, who returned home after over one year of imprisonment, it was reported on Tuesday.
Pak receives $1.3b from Asian Development Bank(13:52) Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan received $1.3 billion in loan from Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB), shoring up the country's foreign currency reserves which had apparently shaken up after Islamabad made a notable foreign debt repayment last week.
IIT Kharagpur offers scholarships for Australian students(13:46) Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) In a significant boost to its ongoing academic exchange programmes with Australian institutions, IIT Kharagpur has instituted competitive high-value scholarships for students from the University of Melbourne enrolled under the Dual Doctoral Programme (DDP) jointly conducted by the two institutions, an official said on Tuesday.
Young voters quiz UK politicians in TV debate(13:36) London, Dec 10 (IANS) Senior UK politicians were quizzed on housing, climate change and Brexit by an audience of young British voters in an election special debate that aired on the BBC.