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Artificial intelligence: ‘Darwin’ chip built

Scientists have successfully developed a “Darwin” neural chip, a kind of information processing system that mimics the principles of biological brains, an advance that could lead to the development o

Syria ready to take part in Geneva Peace Talks, says Foreign Minister

The UN plans to convene peace talks in Geneva towards the end of January.

UNSC had approved resolution endorsing a road map for Syrian peace process.

Chinese TV employs robot as reporter

For the first time, a Chinese news channel has employed an artificial intelligence robot as a weather reporter on its live breakfast show, raising concerns among the country’s journalists as it could

40 China cities hit by worst smog of year

Reeling under the worst smog of 2015, China’s pollution problems continue to be compounded as 40 cities including Beijing are under red alert with schools cancelling clas-ses and factories cutting the

1st body pulled out from landslide

Rescuers try to get into a buried building to search for potential survivors following a landslide at an industrial park.-PTI

Authorities were racing against time to save the 76 missing people after a massive landslide hit China’s manufacturing hub of Shenzen, even as the first body was pulled out of tonnes of mud on Tuesday

China rejects UN arbitration on disputed South China Sea

China on Monday brushed aside the UN tribunal arbitrating on the disputed South China Sea saying that it will not accept its verdict even as an official daily said US ships and aircraft in the area ch

China receives message from its dark matter probing satellite

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It took about seven minutes to receive and record the information.

Thousands of plants cut production as Beijing smog persists

A red alert notice board is placed on the entrance gate of a construction site as the capital city shrouded with smog in Beijing

Beijing imposed highest tier of a four-colour smog warning system for four days.

China appoints its first anti-terror Czar

Liu Yuejin, a key figure in China's crackdown on illegal narcotics (Photo: Twitter)

His appointment was expected to drastically change anti-terrorism strategy in China.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

The film Airlift is a commercial success. I was bewildered by its repeated attempts to suppress what is true and suggest what is false.