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?Invest more in technology to compete with India, China?

WASHINGTON, June 15: The US should invest more in research and technology to compete with India and China and maintain its position as a global leader in the field, President Barack Obama has said.

“With growing competition from countries like China and India, now is not the time for America to walk away from research and development. Now is the time to invest even more...so that ...

 
Perceptions differ on n-law, Iran sanctions

Washington, June 15: Perceptions seem to differ somewhat on two key take aways related to the just concluded India-US strategic dialogue here - a breakthrough agreement on the nuclear deal and exemption from Iran oil sanctions to India.

Both sides do look at the MoU signed between Westinghouse and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India as a “significant step toward the fulfilment ...

 
Putin calls for new long-range bomber and UAVs

Moscow, June 15: Russia must start developing a long-range bomber aircraft and a range of military unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) or drones as these were “most important areas of development in aviation”, President Vladimir Putin said. If the bomber development work is not started soon, Russia might miss the boat, he said. A new long-range cruise missile has already been adopted for thes...

 
Strict action ordered against Pakistani chief justice?s son, realtor

Islamabad, June 15: Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered strict action in a bribery case involving Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry’s son and a real estate tycoon. Wrapping up the case, a two-member bench ordered Attorney General Irfan Qadir to take strict action against the chief justice’s son Arsalan Iftikhar, real estate tycoon Malik Riaz and the latter’s son-in-law Sal...

 
Obama calls Singh, discusses bilateral ties, Eurozone crisis

Washington, June 15: US President Barack Obama spoke to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over phone and discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest, including the raging Eurozone crisis.

The two leaders agreed to work to strengthen the global economy to cope with shocks from the Eurozone, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

The President and the Prim...

 
Best time for birth of twins is 37 weeks

Sydney, June 15: Twins born to women in the early birth group at 37 weeks were significantly less likely to be small for their gestational age, according to a new study.

The advice is based on the world’s biggest study addressing the timing of birth for women who have an uncomplicated twin pregnancy. Studying 235 women in Australia, New Zealand and Italy, researchers found that ba...

 
Century-old heart test beats high-tech diagnostic tools

Washington, June 15: Doctors still swear by the reliability of the exercise stress test, a technology first developed in 1928, which is not only the most widely used diagnostic tool for coronary artery disease, but also beats high-tech equipment in terms of correct diagnosis. “Even though they’ve been around for nearly a century, they cannot only tell us if you currently have heart dis...

 
Milk compound keeps you slim despite lazy lifestyle

Washington, June 15: Traces of a cousin of vitamin B3, found in milk, produces startling health benefits such as keeping you slim inspite of a fatty diet and lazy lifestyle, a study says. The findings reveal that high doses of nicotinamide riboside (NR) a cousin of niacin prevent obesity in mice that are fed a fatty diet, and also increase muscle performance, improve energy expenditure and prevent...

 
Indonesian jailed for ?God doesn?t exist? Facebook post

London, June 15: An Indonesian man has been jailed for two-and-a-half-years for sharing explicit material about Prophet Mohammed online and writing “God doesn’t exist” on his Facebook page, it was reported here. Alexander Aan (30) was imprisoned on Thursday, Daily Mail reported. Aan started an atheist group on Facebook on which he shared comic strips of the prophet having sex wit...

 
Facebook to ask users phone details

London, June 15: Facebook will ask its more than 900 million users to provide it with their mobile phone numbers, Daily Mail reported on Friday. The move is part of a drive to improve security on Facebook, and comes in the wake of password hacks at other networking sites including LinkedIn and eHarmony. Millions of Facebook users have already seen a link at the top of their desktop news feed reque...

 
Indian UN staffer charged with sexual abuse

New York, June 15: An Indian working at the United Nations has been charged with sexual abuse eight months after a complaint filed by a female UN contractor, according to media reports. Dushyant Joshi, head of the UN’s Emergency Preparedness unit, was arrested on Tuesday for a complaint filed in October 2011 of sex abuse in the Keats bar near the UN headquarters, Inner City Press website tha...

 
China to send first woman astronaut into space

Beijing, June 15: China will send its first woman astronaut into space when it launches its fourth manned spacecraft on Saturday evening, Xinhua reported. The space mission’s major task is to conduct a manual docking between the spacecraft and the orbiting space lab module Tiangong-1 for the first time in addition to another automatic docking, said Wu Ping, spokeswoman for China’s mann...

 
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 Arunachal News
Government violating NEC guidelines: BJP
AAPSU calls off 60–hour bandh
Cement Concrete roads on anvil in Arunachal capital: Gadi
Three bills introduced in Arunachal Assembly
 Meghalaya News
Talks on comprehensive law to curb influx held
Two police personnel killed in IED blast
Illegal traders attack KHADC’s enforcement staff
Compile findings as part of ’Vision 2030’: Kalam
 Northeast News
Medical negligence can be criminal offence: Tripura HC
’Naga people currently going through crisis’
Government closes educational institutes
’Foreign investment needed to harness power potential of Northeast’
 Cachar News
Nagarik Swartharaksha Sangram Parisad clamours for improving road, water and air connectivity
Manipuri LP TET Forum urges DC to appoint remaining TET candidates
Manipuri Diaspora condemns killing of a Manipuri youth in Delhi
Hindu Jagaran Mancha condemns violence at Amarnath
 National News
’Hindu Nation’ comments trigger uproar in Goa
India’s budget passed by Lok Sabha
As protests intensify, government tells UPSC aspirants for patience
’Genital mutilation against Islam sanctity’
 International News
DG: No survivor in Algerian plane crash, probe launched
Ukrainian cabinet appoints acting PM
Iranians mark Quds Day in solidarity with Palestinians
US accuses Russia of firing artillery into Ukraine
 State-1
Two news channels of Assam face MIB ire
JE claims two lives in Dibrugarh
One trampled to death by wild elephant
JE claims one more life
 State-2
Training on earthquake resistant technology held
Power Grid donates ambulance to RN Brahma Civil Hospital
UPLA cadre held with arms
Curfew relaxed
 Local Sports
Sanath Kumar returns as coach of Ranji team
Girls ID final today
Priyana, Dhruv win double crown
Prabhakaran, Takeme lift singles titles
 Sports
China under–20 star set for Botafogo move
Piazon to join Frankfurt on loan
Kaka set for Sao Paulo return
Best, Shoaib fined over CPL altercation
 Editorial
Our Chronic Power Crisis
Road Safety Imperatives
Modi and an Awakened West
Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Climate Migrants and its possible ramifications
Foreign Funding of NGO’S – Development vs. Social Justice
Psychology of Children
 
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