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15 January, 2019 12:37 PM Too much or too less sleep can increase heart disease risk

London: Men who sleep less than six hours a night may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared to those who sleep between seven and eight hours, a new study suggests. The study showed that poor quality sleep of less than six hours increases the risk of atherosclerosis by 27 per cent compared to seven to eight hours of sleep. Atherosclerosis 167

14 January, 2019 11:27 AM Diplomats from 27 nations participate in fellowship programme on disarmament

New Delhi: Young diplomats from 27 countries are participating in a fellowship programme here that aims at equipping them with the knowledge and perspectives on various contemporary disarmament, non-proliferation, arms control and international security affairs. United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Izumi Nakamitsu 138

11 January, 2019 8:46 AM Philippines won't buy military equipment from US: Duterte

MANILA: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterete has said his country won`t buy any more weapons from the US after it threatened to impose sanctions on nations purchasing Russian military equipment, authorities said on Friday. In an address to soldiers in Bulacan province on Thursday night, Duterte said he would not agree to buy equipment from the US as it had been among 111

8 January, 2019 8:24 AM Donald Trump discusses Syria, economic issues with foreign leaders

President Donald Trump discussed the US strategy in Syria and the defeat of the ISIS with French President Emmanuel Macron, the White House said, amid global concern over America's early exit from the war-torn country. Trump's surprise announcement in December that appeared to signal a rapid withdrawal of the American forces from war-torn Syria, where 142

7 January, 2019 9:24 AM Rafale fighter vs JF-17 jet: Check out the features of the two aircraft

While India has finalised the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, neighbouring Pakistan has reached out to China for speedy procurement of JF-17 planes. Even before the Indian Air Force (IAF) gets the 36 Rafale fighters in a fly-away condition from Dassault Aviation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is attempting to add as many as 62 JF-17 jets. But who has the edge? Where 159

4 January, 2019 5:48 PM Kauravas were test tube babies, ancient India had guided missiles: Andhra University VC

Kauravas were born due to stem cell and test tube technologies and India also possessed knowledge about guided missiles thousands of years ago, claimed Andhra University Vice Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao at the Indian Science Congress Friday. He claimed the 'Dashavtar', ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, predate the Theory of Evolution given by English naturalist 127

4 January, 2019 5:15 PM Ancient India Had Missiles, Test Tube Babies: Andhra University Head

G Nageshwar Rao claimed that the science of guided missiles was present in India even thousands of years ago. The Vice Chancellor of Andhra University has said that India possessed the knowledge of stem cell research, test tube fertilisation and even guided missiles thousands of years ago, providing as evidence, tales from the Indian epics Mahabharata 120

2 January, 2019 7:00 AM Trump states looking forward to meeting with Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump response comes after Kim said in his New Year Speech that he wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions. US President Donald Trump said on January 1 that he looks forward to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a day after Pyongyang warned of considering a change 97

29 December, 2018 2:56 AM US commanders recommend letting Kurdish fighters in Syria keep weapons

US President Donald Trump last week abruptly ordered a complete withdrawal of US troops from Syria. US commanders planning for the withdrawal of US troops from Syria are recommending that Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State be allowed to keep US-supplied weapons, four US officials said, a move that would likely anger NATO ally Turkey. Three of the officials 5522

24 December, 2018 7:55 PM US Court Orders North Korea To Pay $501 Million In Death Of US Student

Otto Wambierdied in the United States days after being released from captivity in a coma. An Ohio coroner said the cause of death was lack of oxygen and blood to the brain. A US court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $501 million in damages for the torture and death US college student Otto Warmbier, who died shortly in 2017 after being released from a North 103