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7 January, 2019 1:51 AM Al Qaeda terrorist Jamal al-Badawi involved in USS Cole bombing killed in Yemen strike: US

WASHINGTON: A US military spokesman confirms that an American airstrike killed an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the attack nearly two decades ago on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors. The man targeted, Jamal al-Badawi, was wanted for his role in the attack on Oct 12, 2000. The spokesman for US Central Command, Navy Capt William Urban 126

27 November, 2018 3:05 AM United Technologies to separate into three companies

United Technologies Corp said on Monday it would separate into three companies consisting of its aerospace, elevators and building divisions, making it the latest industrial conglomerate to pursue such a break-up. The decision follows the completion this month of United Technologies' $30 billion acquisition of avionics maker Rockwell Collins, which gave enough 114

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 105

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 76

8 October, 2018 10:57 AM Nobel Economics 2018 prize awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

This year's Nobel Economics prize has been awarded to Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their contribution to the field. This year's Nobel Economics prize has been awarded to Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their contribution to the field. While Nordhaus has been honoured for his research on global scheme of carbon tax applied 89

8 October, 2018 9:55 AM Nobel Economics 2018 Awarded To US' William D Nordhaus, Paul M Romer

The Academy says, their findings have broadened the scope of economic analysis by constructing models explaining how market economy interacts William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating climate change and technological innovation into macroeconomic analysis, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday 98

24 August, 2018 3:12 PM IndiGo Announces New Flights: Routes, Schedule And Other Details

The airline will also add two international new routes connecting Doha with Ahmedabad and Trivandrum, which will be effective October, 2018. IndiGo on Friday announced addition of Kuwait and Abu Dhabi to its network. As part of the international expansion, Kuwait will be the 57th and Abu Dhabi will be the 58th destination on IndiGo's network, said the airline 75

9 August, 2018 12:45 PM Ben Stokes 'Could Have Killed Me': Cleared Defendant

Ben Stokes was in Bristol Crown Court for the fourth day of the trial for alleged affray in the southwest English city on September 25 last year. "I am directing you to find him not guilty in my analysis of the evidence," Blair said. Hale, 28, was formally found not guilty and invited to leave the dock. The court has seen security camera footage of Stokes 107

8 August, 2018 12:06 PM England Star Ben Stokes Trial Shown 'Groin Grab' Video

Stokes, 27, is on trial at Bristol Crown Court in southwest England for alleged affray, along with 27-year-old Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale, 28. On Wednesday, the third day of the trial, jurors were shown security camera footage of Ali and Hale, holding beer bottles, walking up a road with Kai Barry and William O'Connor. The prosecution has described Barry 29

1 July, 2018 3:23 AM Serena Williams Skips Wimbledon Media Duties For Royal Date

Wimbledon gets underway on Monday, with 25th seed Williams scheduled to play Holland's Arantxa Rus in the first round. Wimbledon officials announced the postponement only minutes before Williams was due in the media room. Just hours later, Serena and her husband Alexis Ohanian were photographed arriving for the Audi Polo Challenge in Ascot, where Prince 83