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Global COVID-19 cases top 5.8 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, May 29 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 5.8 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 360,000,...

Minnesota declares emergency over protests against black man’s death

Washington, May 29 (IANS) Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to restore order after protests...

UK, US, Canada, Australia say China in direction violation of int’l obligations

New Delhi/London, May 29 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the US, the UK, Australia and Canada on Friday jointly reprimanded China, stating that its...

Death of US black man in custody sparks clashes

Washington, May 28 (IANS) Clashes erupted between protesters and police in the US city of Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man...

Global warming reaches ocean depths, threatens deep-sea life

Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Even though the deeper layers of the ocean are warming at a slower pace than the surface, animals living in...

Global COVID-19 cases top 5.4 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, May 25 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surged past the 5.4 million mark, while the deaths increased to more...

Kim Jong-un presides meeting over growing n-war deterrence

Seoul, May 24 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a Central Military Commission meeting and discussed "new policies for further increasing the...

This optical chip can help download 1,000 HD movies in a split second

Sydney, May 24 (IANS) A team of researchers has recorded world's fastest Internet speed from a single chip that can help download 1,000 high-definition...

Bill introduced in Congress to reform H-1B visas amid COVID-19 uncertainty

BY ARUL LOUIS New York, May 23 (IANS) A Bill has been introduced in Congress for wide-ranging reforms to the H-1B and L-1 visa...

Son kills father during Zoom meeting

New York, May 23 (IANS) A virtual meeting turned deadly when an American in a New York suburb was fatally stabbed by his son...