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  1. Why is the Komodo Dragon Google's Doodle

    Why was the Komodo dragon Google's Doodle? Google Doodle celebrated 37 years of Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Google said that the park is famed for being the home to 5,700 Komodo dragons. Google said that the reptile has a flexible skull
  2. Former Pak NSA's 26/11 claim: Old wine in an older bottle

    On Monday, former National Security Advisor of Pakistan, Muhammad Durrani said that the Mumbai 26/11 attack was a classic example of cross-border terrorism carried out by his country. He however said that the Pakistan government had no role to play in
  3. N Korea missile launches: UNSC to meet tomorrow

    United Nations, Mar 7: The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's latest ballistic missile launches, the US mission said. The meeting was requested by the United States and Japan after Pyongyang launched
  4. N. Korea media says missile launch a drill to strike US bases in Japan

    Seoul, March 7: Nuclear-armed North Korea's launch of four missiles was a training exercise for a strike on US bases in Japan and supervised by leader Kim Jong-Un, Pyongyang's state media said on Tuesday. Three of the four missiles came
  5. US Bar shooting: Suspect asked victims if 'status was legal'

    Olathe (US), Mar 6: An Indian man wounded in an apparently racially motivated shooting that killed his friend at a suburban Kansas City bar has told detectives the gunman asked if their 'status was legal'. Johnson County court officials released
  6. China's defence budget hiked by 7% to Rs 10,000 billion

    Beijing, Mar 6: China has hiked its military spending by seven per cent to USD 152 billion (approx Rs 10,000 billion), about three times higher than that of India, as Beijing braced for countering America's push into the disputed South China
  7. Facebook may bring the dislike button to Messenger

    New York, March 6: After offering a slew of 'reaction' buttons for posts last year, Facebook may soon add a new reaction 'dislike' for Facebook Messenger, a media report said.According to a report in Tech Crunch, Facebook was testing out a
  8. Pakistan: Militants kill five soldiers in cross border attack

    Peshawar, Mar 6: Five Pakistani soldiers were killed by militants in a cross-border terrorist attack on three border posts in the country's restive northwest tribal region, the army said on Monday. "Effective presence, vigilance and response repulsed terrorists attempt. In exchange
  9. How hate crime post-9/11 is haunting Indian communities in Trump regime

    Washington, March 6: In the wake of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in the US, several Indian-origin people, especially Sikhs, in the nation became victims of hate crime as a part of anti-Muslim propaganda created during those difficult times. In
  10. US President Donald Trump signs new travel ban, exempts Iraq

    Washington, March 6: President Donald Trump on Monday signed a revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries. The new order, which excludes Iraq from the original list of seven countries, will go into effect from
  11. Indian-American man found dead in US

    New York, Mar 6: A 29-year-old Indian-American man has been found dead in the United States of New Jersey, an incident which the family has described as a "personal issue".  Sources here said the cause of the death last week was
  12. 1.7 mn children die due to pollution annually: WHO

    Generva, March 6: Each year, environmental pollutants lead to the death of an estimated 1.7 million children under five, the World Health Organisation said in a new report on Monday. The causes include unsafe water, lack of sanitation, poor hygiene practices
  13. Violence against Indian-Americans: US assures speedy justice

    Washington, Mar 6: The US on Monday assured India of 'speedy justice' to the Indian-American victims of hate- related crimes as the Indian envoy in Washington reached out to the state department to convey his 'deep concerns' over such tragic incidents.
  14. Hillary Clinton caught reading Mike Pence e-mail controversy

    New York, March 6: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been caught intently looking at a newspaper story about Vice President Mike Pence's e-mail controversy, according to local media reports. While sitting in a Boston-to-New York flight, Clinton was
  15. Hate crime: FBI joins probe into Sikh man's shooting in US

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has now joined the probe in the shooting of a Sikh man in the United States, which was being investigated as a hate crime by the Kent police department. Deep Rai, 39 was shot at by
  16. Refute Trump's wiretapping claim, FBI told Justice Department

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has asked the justice department to refute the claim made by US President Donald Trump that his predecessor Barack Obama ordered wiretapping of Trump's phones last year. The New York Times reported that the FBI had
  17. US: Congressman Ami Bera says hate crimes on rise

    Washington, Mar 6: Indian American Congressman Ami Bera has condemned the shooting of an Indian-origin Sikh man in Kent, saying crime motivated by hate are on the rise even as FBI joined probe into the 'potentially hate-motivated crime'. "This disturbing
  18. Four ballistic missiles fired by North Korea into sea of Japan

    North Korea has fired four ballistic missiles of which three landed in the Japan's exclusive economic zone, Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe said. The firing comes as South Korea and United States are holding their annual military exercise, known as the
  19. 6.5-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued

    Sydney, Mar 6: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, officials said, but no Pacific-wide tsunami warning was issued. The tremor hit at a depth of 28 kilometres (17 miles) near sparsely populated New Britain island, 450 kilometres
  20. US condemns attack on Sikh man

    New Delhi, March 5: The US embassy here on Sunday condemned the attack on a Sikh man who was injured in firing by a gunman in Washington. "Saddened by the shooting in Washington. Wishes for quick and full recovery. As @POTUS