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22 October, 2018 5:07 AM How Harvard Selects A Student: One Admitted For Every 19 Rejected

The numbers are ruthless: Out of more than 40,000 applications a year to Harvard University, not quite 2,000 make the final cut. Just one admitted for every 19 rejected. Every year high school seniors with straight A's, perfect test scores and stellar recommendations wonder why they didn't make it. Now, the curtains have been lifted on Harvard's decision-making 30

19 October, 2018 3:24 AM 50,000 Indians took US citizenship in 2017: US Department of Homeland Security

Over 50,000 Indians were granted the American citizenship in 2017, four thousand more than the previous year, according to the latest official report. The Department of Homeland Security in its latest annual immigration report said that in 2017, as many as 50,802 Indians took citizenship of the United States. This is four thousand more than 2016's figure 42

18 October, 2018 6:03 PM Nick Kyrgios Calls Time On Season Due To Elbow Injury

After withdrawing from the Kremlin Cup, Nick Kyrgios said he was heading home to prepare for the 2019 campaign. Kyrgios's injury meant that Bosnia's Mirza Basic got a free pass into the quarter-finals where he will take on Russian third seed Karen Khachanov. Kyrgios has endured another roller-coaster season. He captured a fourth career title in Brisbane 78

18 October, 2018 1:10 PM Hafiz Saeed slams PM Imran Khan, says Pakistan government killing Kashmiri 'jihadis' for US aid

Saeed alleged that the US wants to convert Pakistan into its extended territory. LAHORE: Mumbai attack mastermind and terror out Jamaat-ud-Dawaah (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has lashed out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government for seeking aid from the Donald Trump administration and walking into what he termed as an American trap of giving 174

16 October, 2018 8:42 PM India, US Goal Is To Deny Iran Money To Destabilise Middle East: Official

The US and India have a goal of denying Iran the money it needs to destabilise the Middle East, a top American official said after his visit to New Delhi for talks over slashing India's Iranian oil imports ahead of the November 4 deadline. President Donald Trump in May pulled the US out of the 2015 nuclear accord, saying it had "failed to achieve the fundamental 51

16 October, 2018 4:59 AM Harvard Discriminates Against Asian-Americans, Lawyer Says At Trial

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a closely watched trial. The trial in federal court in Boston pits the Ivy League school against Students for Fair Admissions, whose 2014 lawsuit challenges the use of race as a factor 44

13 October, 2018 3:15 AM US could choke Pakistan's request for IMF bailout package due to Chinese debt concerns

Reports suggest Pakistan has requested for $8 billion from the IMF. The US has said it would examine the country's current debt situation. The IMF confirmed on Thursday that Pakistan had made a formal request for financial assistance to rise from financial doldrums. It is being reported that the bailout package sought could be to the tune of $8 billion 128

13 October, 2018 2:20 AM Freed US pastor Andrew Brunson flies out of Turkey, to meet Trump

American pastor Andrew Brunson, freed by a Turkish court after two years in detention, has flown out of Turkey and is set to be received by President Donald Trump at the White House. Brunson, whose detention caused a crisis in ties with Washington, flew out of Adnan Menderes airport in the Aegean city of Izmir on an American military plane bound for the US Ramstein 79

12 October, 2018 5:24 AM India Set To Win Election To UN Human Rights Council Unopposed

India appears set to be elected to the United Nations' top human rights body in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years. The 193-member UN General Assembly will elect new members today to the UN Human Rights Council. The members are elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries need a minimum of 97 votes to get elected 74

11 October, 2018 11:15 AM Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing: NASA

A Russian Soyuz rocket, carrying two-man Russian-American crew, malfunctioned and made an emergency landing in Kazhakstan. Search and rescue teams are in contact with the Soyuz crew who are now safe, said NASA. “Astronaut Nick Hague of NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos launched at 4:40 a.m. Eastern time aboard the Russian 57