Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «russia»

15 August, 2018 1:37 PM Rakesh Sharma, First Indian Man In Space, Gives 'Gaganyaan' A Thumbs-Up

The first Indian to venture into space, former Indian Air Force pilot Rakesh Sharma, today gave his thumbs up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to have a national space mission by 2022. Rakesh Sharma said the ambitious mission, which plans to send an Indian into space, is "a coming of age" and a "natural corollary" of every space programme. India 66

15 August, 2018 9:25 AM 13-Year-Old Indian Mountaineer Aims To Scale Antartica's Highest Peak

Thirteen-year-old Aaryan Balaji -- one of the youngest mountaineers to hold many records including crossing three passes and scaling three peaks in Nepal last year -- is all set to scale Antarctica''s tallest Mt. Vinson and Mt Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America, in December this year. Aaryan Balaji''s upcoming expedition in Antarctica and South 34

13 August, 2018 6:15 PM US Judge Allows Robert Mueller's Case Against Russian Company To Proceed

A US judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation. A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, allowing a case to proceed against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump's favor 41

12 August, 2018 3:18 AM Spain's Gerard Pique Announces International Retirement

The 31-year-old made the last of his 102 international appearances in Spain's World Cup last-16 loss to Russia. "I talked to him (Enrique) a week or two ago. I told him that the decision was already made," Pique said ahead of Sunday's Spanish Super Cup against Sevilla. Pique is the latest member of the great World Cup-winning Spanish side to quit the national 39

4 August, 2018 6:25 AM NASA Names Astronauts for First Manned US Mission Since 2011

NASA on Friday named nine astronauts for the first manned space launches from US soil since the space shuttle programme ended in 2011. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's announcement signals a milestone in the US space programme, with its shift to the private sector for ferrying cargo and astronauts to the International Space Station 168

3 August, 2018 6:25 PM Mix Of Newbies, Veterans To Fly On US' First Private Spaceships

NASA on Friday announced the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019, a mix of novices and space shuttle veterans. These pioneering flights to the International Space Station aboard commercially built crew capsules will restore the American ability to send people into orbit for the first time since the US space 45

3 August, 2018 3:36 PM Saudi Arabia pumped less crude oil in July: OPEC sources

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia pumped around 10.290 million barrels per day of crude in July, two OPEC sources said on Friday, down about 200,000 bpd from a month earlier. The amount of oil supplied to the market in July was slightly higher at 10.380 million bpd, the sources said. Supply to the market - domestically and for export - may differ from production 37

3 August, 2018 2:43 AM Oil edges lower as supply concerns return

Oil prices edged lower on Friday after strong gains the previous day, easing on persistent supply concerns as Russia increased production in July and Saudi Arabia cut the price of crude for its Asian customers. Brent crude futures were down 13 cents, or 0.2 percent at $73.32 a barrel by 0052 GMT, after rising 1.5 percent on Thursday. U.S. crude was off by 5 cents 35

2 August, 2018 7:53 AM Facebook Security Chief Alex Stamos Departs, Joins Stanford University

Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos, who was a key figure in the fight against the spread of fake news and misinformation, on Thursday officially announced his decision to quit and join Stanford University as a full-time teacher and researcher. The announcement came as Facebook investigation, under Stamos, revealed on July 31 that it discovered 102

29 July, 2018 6:51 PM Shuttler Sourabh Verma beats Japan's Koki Watanabe in final, wins 2018 Russia Open

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma beat Japan’s Koki Watanabe to win the Russia Open Tour Super 100 tournament on Sunday. Verma edged past the 19-year-old Japanese 19-21, 21-12 and 21-17 in the final at the Sport Hall Olympic in Vladivostok. Watanabe got off to a great start with a six-point advantage at the interval. Verma did his best to come back into the match 35