Washington, Aug 27 : The UN Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously condemned the recent missile launch by North Korea and agreed to adopt "significant measures" in addition to existing sanctions against the communist state.
Washington, Aug 27 : Often called her "second daughter", she has been a shadow of Hillary Clinton for two decades. Now the Desi woman of mixed Indian-Pakistani heritage threatens to cast a long shadow on Clinton's presidential ambitions.
Washington, Aug 27 : Saturn's moon Titan is unique in the outer solar system in that it is the only one of the bodies outside the Earth with liquid lakes and seas on its surface and the US space agency has unveiled plans to send a submarine into the depths of its largest ocean -- Kraken Mare.
Washington, Aug 27 : The White House announced on Friday US President Barack Obama decided to expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the largest marine protected area in the world.
New York [US], Aug. 26 : A US Navy patrol craft fired three warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat after it had harassed the patrol craft.
Hyderabad, Aug 26 : The US issued more than a million visas this year in India which also accounts for 72 percent of all H1B visas issued worldwide, said a top US official on Friday.
New York, Aug 26 : Men are not open to purchasing environment-friendly products as compared to women. However, they can be persuaded to go green by branding products in a more masculine way, says a study.
New York, Aug 26 : In its bid to help developers excel in the field of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered vision, Facebook has made available its latest computer vision findings to all for free.
Washington D.C. [US], Aug. 26 : A study finds physicians range greatly in their responses to patients in regard to e-cigarettes.
Washington D.C. [US], Aug 26 : The United States has asserted that it has consistently raised concerns at the highest level of the Pakistan Government "on the need to deny safe haven to extremists."
Washington, Aug 26 : A federal judge has ordered the US State Department to start releasing by September 13 an additional 15,000 emails uncovered during the FBI's investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private server.
Washington, Aug 26 : Urging Pakistan yet again to deny safe haven to terrorists, the US has told it to not discriminate among terror groups operating from its territory.
Washington, Aug 26 : Barack Obama has become the first US President to be featured in a virtual reality (VR) video where he can be seen traverseing through the Yosemite National Park situated in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, also conveying his concerns about climate change.
Washington, Aug 26 : NASA has said that its Juno spacecraft, launched five years ago, will get closer to the cloud tops of Jupiter this Saturday than at any other time during its prime mission.
Washington, Aug 26 : In what is likely to be the last major engagement between India and the outgoing administration of President Barack Obama, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker are coming to India next week for the second Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.
Washington, Aug 26 : The US has once again urged Pakistan to deny safe havens to terrorists, and said that Islamabad should not discriminate among terror groups in its territory.
New York, Aug 26 : The micro-blogging website Twitter permanently banned a sports journalist's account on the grounds that he tweeted three GIFs (an image format) from the Rio Olympics Games on its platform.
New York, Aug 26 : An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS operating system used in Apple's iPhone and iPad devices.
Washington, Aug 26 : Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out a pathway to legal status for undocumented immigrants in the US.
Washington, Aug 26 : Top White House officials met representatives of the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaigns to "ensure a smooth transition to the next administration" which will take office on January 20, 2017.
Washington, Aug 26 : A US Navy patrol craft fired three warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat after American officials said it had harassed the vessel, a media report said on Friday.
Washington, Aug 26 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday defended calling Hillary Clinton a "bigot" by arguing that her policies are destined to fail minority communities.
Washington, Aug 26 : More than half of the likely voters, or 53 per cent, said they had "strongly unfavourable" views of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, while 46 per cent said the same about his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a national poll released on Thursday.
New York [USA], Aug. 25 (ANI): Pakistan has again pitched for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership after telling the UN Security Council that the exemplary measures taken by Islamabad to strengthen nuclear safety establish its eligibility credentials.
Washington, Aug 25 : WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has warned that his team would soon release "significant" material about US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, with 75 days left before voters pick a new president.
New York, Aug 25 : A new method for analysing the chemical composition of stars -- their carbon-to-oxygen and magnesium-to-silicon ratios -- may help scientists find alien planets with the right stuff for sustaining life, a study says.
New York, Aug 25 : More temperature could mean increased snowfall in Antarctica which could in turn help reduce the global sea-level rise by 51 to 79 millimetres by 2100, according to a new study.
Washington, Aug 25 : Astronomers have found clear evidence of a potentially habitable planet orbiting the closest star to our solar system.
Washington, Aug 25 : US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to visit India and Bangladesh to hold discussions to broaden bilateral ties, according to an official statement.
Washington, Aug 25 : US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is slated to visit New Delhi to attend the second US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue and the US-India CEO Forum scheduled to be held from August 29 to 31.
Washington, Aug 25 : Outgoing UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader and Brexit backer Nigel Farage has urged Republicans to "get your walking boots on" and drum up support for presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Washington, Aug 25 : US President Barack Obama on Wednesday offered his "deepest" condolences to the people of Italy after a devastating earthquake struck central Italy overnight.
Washington, Aug 24 : The US has said that critical opinion should be "encouraged, not silenced" with regard to freedom of the press in a democracy. The comment came in the wake of an attack on a news channel office in Karachi, Pakistan, that left one person dead and several injured.
Washington, Aug 24 : A zoo in the US where a gorilla was killed earlier this year has deleted its Twitter account after constant online trolls about the animal's death, the media reported.
New York, Aug 24 : In an indication that efforts aimed at achieving sustainable development have started showing results, researchers have found that the global impact of human activities on the natural environment are expanding at a slower rate than the rate of economic and population growth.
New York, Aug 24 : Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have designed a novel chip that can ward off hardware viruses from sabotaging healthcare devices, public infrastructure and financial, military or government electronics.
New York, Aug.24 : The United States State Department has expressed concern over human rights violation in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), maintaining that it has always been urging parties in Pakistan to settle their differences "peaceably and through a valid political process."
New York, Aug 24 : Social media giant Facebook is testing a change in its mobile app wherein videos will automatically start with the sound turned on.
Washington, Aug 24 : US prisons have seen a change in trend with instant noodles replacing cigarettes as the most popular commodity there, a new study shows.
Washington, Aug 24 : The US is concerned about human rights situation in the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and the country's Balochistan province, the State Department has said.
By Anshul Rana, Washington D C, Aug.24 : Even as India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh began a significant two-day visit of the Kashmir Valley from Wednesday, accompanied by a delegation of senior ministry officials, where he will take stock of the situation in the state and hold talks with a cross section of people, analysts in Washington have cautioned Pakistan not to attempt to internationalise the recent Kashmir protests.
Los Angeles, Aug 24 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says the way US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talks, it indirectly supports terrorists.
Washington D.C., Aug 24 (ANI): A series of earthquake hit Central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning in which huge loss of life and property is feared.
Washington, Aug 24 : The World Bank Group has announced that its board of executive directors have decided to kick off the process of selecting president.
Washington, Aug 24 : US President Barack Obama on Monday promised federal aid to Louisiana to help the state fully recover from recent serious flooding that has taken at least 13 lives, emphasising that this is not about creating "a photo opp issue" in the affected areas, in response to the criticism he had received for not making this visit sooner.
Washington, Aug 24 : The US has received a formal extradition request from Turkey for US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, the US State Department said on Tuesday.
Washington, Aug 24 : The US coastal state of Florida is investigating a non-travel related Zika case in an area previously not known with active local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus, the state's Governor, Rick Scott, said on Tuesday.
Washington, Aug 24 : The Pentagon announced on Tuesday that a US soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the second US military casualty in Afghanistan in 2016.
Washington, Aug 24 : US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump by eight percentage points, according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Online Tracking Poll issued on Tuesday.
New York, Aug. 23 : The United Nations has removed three of the nine places cited by India as the addresses of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan after a committee found it to be incorrect.
Washington, Aug 23 : The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has uncovered nearly 15,000 new emails to or from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton when she served as Secretary of State and sought their speedy release.
Washington, Aug. 23 : The U.S. State Department has said it strongly supports all efforts between India and Pakistan that can contribute to a more stable and prosperous region, adding it includes meetings at any level between the arch-rivals.
New York, Aug 23 : Researchers have discovered how differences in sleep and wakefulness mechanisms make many animals sleep at night and be active during the day, while others do the reverse.
New York, Aug 23 : When presented with a choice, chimpanzees are likely to work together up to five times more than competing with fellow apes, finds an interesting study.
New York, Aug 23 : Imposing strict external monitoring measures and threat of takeover can be counterproductive on top-level managers as they are more likely to commit fraud when they find the governance mechanisms too coercive, suggests new research.
Washington, Aug 23 : The United States has backed Amnesty International after a sedition case was registered against the global rights group in Bengaluru for hosting a Kashmir event where alleged anti-India slogans were raised.
New York, Aug 23 : The silvery skin of fish like herrings, sardines, mackerel and tuna act like mirrors, reflecting their watery surroundings to better blend in and the effect serves as a kind of underwater invisibility cloak that helps them hide even from animals with super sight, new research has found.
Washington, Aug 23 : The United States has advocated "direct" talks between India and Pakistan to reduce tension between the two countries and normalize their ties that have soured recently after deadly unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.
Washington, Aug 23 : US security assistance to Pakistan declined by 73 per cent since 2011, Congressional Research Service (CRS) report said.
By Anshul Rana, Washington DC, Aug.23 : Pakistan's attempt to internationalise the recent Kashmir protests will most likely fail, as the unrest in the valley is "not registering significantly" in the West, and there is no reason for Kashmir to get back on the global map in any meaningful way, say analysts.