26 April, 2016 8:53 AM Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
Ukraine prepared on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown that spewed deadly clouds 184
25 April, 2016 2:33 PM Russia wants Interpol to put Khodorkovsky on wanted list
Moscow: Russian prosecutors say they are lobbying Interpol to put Russia's once richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on a wanted list. The country's top investigative body last year declared Khodorkovsky arrested in absentia. The Kremlin critic and former oil tycoon has lived abroad since 2013 when he was pardoned after serving 10 years in a Russian prison 173
20 April, 2016 1:26 AM WJC's Lauder meets with Putin to discuss Jewish life in Russia, support for Israel
WJC's Lauder meets with Putin to discuss Jewish life in Russia, support for Israel MOSCOW – A delegation of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC), led by WJC President Ronald S. Lauder, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Tuesday to discuss Jewish life in Russia, and the country's continued positive 180
25 March, 2016 4:59 AM Arvind Kejriwal named among world's 50 greatest leaders by Fortune
New York: Arvind Kejriwal has been named among the world's 50 greatest leaders by Fortune magazine with the Delhi Chief Minister being the sole Indian leader on the list topped by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Fortune's third annual 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders' list features men and women from across the globe from the fields of business, government, philanthropy 212
17 March, 2016 8:04 AM NASA gears up for Expedition 47 launch; announces live coverage!
New Delhi: NASA's Expedition 46 witnessed a historic event with its Year in Space mission coming to a successful end. Expedition 46 included six astronauts namely, Scott Kelly, Mikhail Kornienko, Sergey Volkov, Timothy Kopra, Timothy Peake and Yuri Malenchenko. Out of these, Scott Kelly, Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov were a part of the Year in Space 211
8 March, 2016 3:28 AM See pics: NASA astronuats Tim Kopra and Tim Peake share stunning images from space!
New Delhi: Kopra and Tim Peake are currently aboard the International Space Station, after taking over from Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko. Completing their 84th day as a resident of the ISS, seems like both astronauts are having a gala time flying over picturesque locales and plan to give their followers a good time too by sharing the pics! Both of them shared 258
7 March, 2016 5:28 AM See pic: Spooked out astronaut Tim Peake shares image of Earth at night from space!
New Delhi: After handing over station command to Tim Kopra, Amercian astronaut Scott Kelly officially completed his #YearInSpace mission aboard the International Space Station, along with Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov. At the moment, the International Space Station is in the hands of NASA astronauts Tim Kopra, Time Peake and Russian 200
5 March, 2016 9:33 PM Work, view of Himalayan lakes kept Scott Kelly ‘sane’ on ISS
The view of rainbow-hued Himalayan lakes and steady work helped Scott Kelly stay sane during the 340 days he spent aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the NASA astronaut said days after returning to Earth from the record-setting mission. Kelly and his Russian counterpart, Mikhail Kornienko, spent nearly a year on the ISS studying the effects 199
4 March, 2016 10:17 AM Novak Djokovic Gives Serbia Early Lead Over Kazakhstan in Davis Cup
Novak Djokovic overcame eye infections to beat Aleksandr Nedovyesov in straight sets. Belgrade: Novak Djokovic won the first point for Serbia against Kazakhstan in their Davis Cup first-round tie by defeating Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 on Friday. (Read More in Tennis) Top-ranked Djokovic, who overcame eye infections to play then seemed bothered 181
3 March, 2016 7:44 AM He's home! Scott Kelly lands in Houston, USA; welcomed by family
New Delhi: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who completed a 340-day stint aboard the International Space Station, as a part of NASA's #YearInSpace mission, landed in Kazakhstan on Tuesday along with his crew members and Russian astronauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov. Kelly, who was enroute Houston, USA, has finally landed and it can be said that he's officially 253