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India looks at close to double digit growth this year: Sitharaman

'As regards the growth of India, we are looking at near close to double-digit growth this year and this would be the highest in the world'

13 Oct 2021 12:29 PM

UN, World Bank, IMF in need of urgent reforms: Finance Minister Sitharaman

Sitharaman arrived in the US Monday for a week-long trip to attend the annual meet of the World Bank and IMF in Washington

13 Oct 2021 11:16 AM

Apple fixes security hole reportedly used to hack an iPhone

Researchers at the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab said the security issue was exploited to plant spyware on a Saudi activist's iPhone

14 Sep 2021 11:07 AM

Novel face mask developed by MIT, Harvard can detect COVID-19 infection

The mask design has embedded tiny, disposable sensors that can be fitted into other face masks

01 Jul 2021 8:02 AM

Scientists decode how coronavirus damages lung cells within hours

The virus does wholesale remodeling of the lung cells

31 Jan 2021 5:24 PM

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With trials looming, IOC could adjust Olympic qualifying

There are still around 4,700 out of nearly 11,000 Olympic spots to be decided; almost all in the headliner sports

18 Mar 2020 5:51 PM

Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scam

The actor and several others busted in the biggest college admissions scandal ever, involving some of the best universities in the world.

09 Apr 2019 12:04 PM

MIT study suggests crowdsourcing might be the solution to fake news

Respondents in the survey distrusted marginal websites, and there was agreement among general audience and professional fact-checkers.

30 Jan 2019 4:43 PM

Harvard University accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Asian-Americans, who represent about 6 per cent of the US population, comprise 23 per cent of Harvard’s current freshman class.

16 Oct 2018 1:35 PM

Rare Apple-1 computer auctioned for USD 3,75,000

This Apple-1 is one of only 60-70 remaining of the original 200 that were designed and built by Jobs and Wozniak.

26 Sep 2018 1:26 PM

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At least one dead as dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs in US

Residents in all three towns with utilities service from Columbia Gas had been asked to evacuate immediately.

14 Sep 2018 8:35 AM

Shame and sorrow: Vatican on decades-long sex abuse by priests in US

Priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over 70 yrs, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable.

17 Aug 2018 12:20 PM

US arrests Chinese man for smuggling anti-submarine warfare devices

Shuren Qin was charged in criminal complaint filed in federal court with visa fraud, conspiring to commit violations of export regulations.

22 Jun 2018 1:22 PM

Harvard, Asian American group spar over facts in ongoing bias case

Harvard and the group Students for Fair Admissions filed dulling reports from outside economists, each reaching different conclusions.

16 Jun 2018 6:27 PM

Storm moves away from northeast US after killing 5, no power in 2.4 mn houses

Snow and rain will taper off as skies clear, but winds gusts of up to 50 miles per hour will persist through the day across the region.

03 Mar 2018 4:59 PM

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Princess Diana’s personal letters may fetch over USD 125,000 at auction

The handwritten letters addressed to Diana’s confidante Carolyn Pride Bartholomew were written from between 1978 and 1997.

06 Aug 2017 4:39 PM

Harvard student submits rap album as thesis, will graduate with honours

Shaw describes the 10-track album as a dark and moody take on what it means to be black in America.

19 May 2017 12:57 PM

Police find 2 doctors dead in their house in US with throats slit, injure attacker

Blood and revengeful messages were scribbled on the walls and their pictures were cut up.

07 May 2017 4:10 PM

US man arrested for running over ex-wife after fight over alleged gambling

Yan Long Chow pleaded not guilty on Thursday in Norfolk Superior Court to first-degree murder.

24 Mar 2017 5:23 PM

India will achieve 8 pc growth despite note ban

According to recent data, growth for the September- December quarter stood at 7 per cent.

04 Mar 2017 3:04 PM

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