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Sep
18

Mysterious Night Side Of Venus Revealed For First Time

Source link Venus’ atmosphere is dominated by strong winds that move around it faster than Venus itself rotates. Tokyo:  Scientists have characterised wind and cloud patterns of the night side of planet Venus for the first time, and found that it behaves very…

Sep
18

Sushma Swaraj Holds Trilateral Talks With US, Japan Counterparts

Source link Sushma Swaraj with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono New York:  Foreign Ministers of India, Japan and the US today emphasised on the need for ensuring freedom of navigation, respect for international law and peaceful…

Sep
18

‘Vicious’ Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Programme: North Korea

Source link North Korea bitterly denounced new sanctions on its economy as “vicious, unethical and inhumane”. Seoul, South Korea:  North Korea bitterly denounced new sanctions on its economy as “vicious, unethical and inhumane” and warned the measures would only accelerate progress on its…

Sep
18

First You Eat Meat, Then Meat Eats You: Maneka Gandhi

Source link Maneka Gandhi said that studies have shown that meat is bad for human body New Delhi:  Union Minister Maneka Gandhi today made a pitch for vegetarianism, saying humans are natural vegetarians and meat consumption harms them. The women and child development…

Sep
18

Dera Sacha Sauda Chairperson Vipassana Insan Questioned By Investigation Team

Source link Chandigarh:  A Special Investigation Team of the Haryana police on Monday questioned Dera Sacha Sauda chairperson Vipassana Insan in connection with several issues including the violence that broke out in Panchkula and Sirsa following the sect head’s conviction in a rape…

Sep
18

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

Source link United States would send about 3,500 additional troops to Afghanistan. Washington:  US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday the United States would send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan and that most were either on their way or had been notified…

Sep
18

US President Donald Trump Says ‘Bureaucracy’ Holding UN Back

Source link Donald Trump noted a personal history with the New York-based institution. (File Photo) United Nations, United States:  US President Donald Trump on Monday warned that “bureaucracy” is holding the United Nations back, delivering a barbed first message to the world body…

Sep
18

Xi Jinping, Donald Trump Discuss Sanctions Pressure On North Korea: White House

Source link Donald Trump and Xi Jinping discussed Trump’s coming China visit, Xinhua News Agency said. BEIJING/WASHINGTON:  Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump spoke about keeping pressure on North Korea with economic sanctions imposed through the United Nations, the White…

Sep
18

Vladimir Putin Watches As Russia Intensifies War Games That Have Rattled West

Source link Vladimir Putin observed Russia’s biggest war games in years on Monday. MOSCOW:  President Vladimir Putin observed Russia’s biggest war games in years on Monday, watching as his forces successfully repelled an imaginary enemy and launched a tank-led counter offensive, part of…

Sep
18

China, Nepal To Start Technical Works On Cross-Border Railway

Source link Nepal and China have agreed to move forward technical works (Representational Image) Beijing/ Kathmandu:  China and Nepal have agreed to start technical works to build a cross-border railway link via Tibet to boost connectivity, according to Nepalese Foreign Ministry. This was…