Modi flags off world’s first diesel to electric converted locomotive

Varanasi, Feb 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off the world’s first diesel to electric converted locomotive here. Modi was received at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport by Uttar... Read more »

SC declines to interfere with Nageswara Rao’s appointment as CBI interim director

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with the earlier appointment of M. Nageswara Rao as the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) interim Director, since a new... Read more »

Bengaluru decks up for dazzling display of air prowess

By Bhavana Akella Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) India’s aerospace hub has been decked up for a show of air prowess by birds of a different kind at the five-day biennial Aero India expo... Read more »

AIADMK finalises alliance with PMK

Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Tuesday sealed an electoral alliance with the PMK as leaders of both the parties began discussions at a five star hotel here. AIADMK Coordinator... Read more »

Within 100 hours of terror attack

Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian Army on Tuesday said that all the top leadership of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit have been eliminated by security forces in the Kashmir Valley within 100 hours... Read more »

China’s Vice Premier to visit US for trade negotiations

Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) The Chinese Commerce Ministry on Tuesday confirmed that Vice Premier Liu He will visit the US for a new round of negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war... Read more »

Indane leaked millions of Aadhaar numbers: French security researcher

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A French researcher has claimed that he found a security lapse that allegedly exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers of dealers and distributors associated with Indane, an LPG brand... Read more »

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuelan military officials to back the country’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido and allow humanitarian aid to flow into Venezuela. Speaking in... Read more »

India, Morocco sign agreements on bilateral cooperation

Rabat, Feb 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Monday signed four agreements to cement bilateral cooperation. The two foreign ministers inked four memorandums of understanding... Read more »

Smoking may damage immunity of skin cancer patients

London, Feb 18 (IANS) Smoking may damage the immune response against melanoma and limit patients’ survival chances, according to a new study. Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per... Read more »

Climate change threatens 2 of Ecuador’s 7 glaciers

Quito, Feb 19 (IANS) Ecuador could lose two of its seven glaciers over the next few years thanks to global warming, a phenomenon that worries experts because it would alter the paramo ecosystem... Read more »

Smart feature phones to generate $28 bn revenues in 3 years

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The revenue opportunity from increased sales of smart feature phones is expected to be about $28 billion over the next three years, according to a new report from... Read more »