U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters group

Kochi |Thursday, 2017 10:15:19 PM IST

Less-fancied Iran will look to do a Leicester City when they take on three-time runners-up Spain in a quarter-final clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Sunday.

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'Muhurat' trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets (Roundup)

Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 10:15:37 PM IST

Samvat 2074, marking the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday, saw both key indices of the Indian equities markets recede as rise in geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears

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440 senior Chinese officials probed for corruption

Beijing |Thursday, 2017 10:15:09 PM IST

Disciplinary authorities have investigated 440 senior officials for corruption over the past five years, an official said on Thursday.

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Chris Hemsworth thankful for wife's support

London |Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

Actor Chris Hemsworth is thankful his wife Elsa Pataky has been supportive and allowed him to focus on his career.

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McAfee, Cisco tie up for faster threats detection solutions

Las Vegas |Thursday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST

Realising the wide adoption of open security platform, global cybersecurity firm McAfee and networking and security major Cisco on Thursday collaborated to provide comprehensive visibility and real-ti

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Security beefed up along Pak-Afghanistan border

Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST

To curb infiltration and militant activity along its border with Afghanistan, Pakistan is taking steps to fortify the area.

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Novel compound found to suppress HIV effectively

New York |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST

Scientists have shown that a novel compound effectively suppresses production of HIV in chronically infected cells and prevents viral rebound.

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Pradhan to launch PNG supply in Bhubaneswar on Oct 20.

Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, Oct 18 2017 IST

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will launch the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply in the state capital here on October 20 next. GAIL Director (Projects) Ashutosh

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Previously pregnant donor may up death risk in men

London |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST

Men receiving blood transfusions may be at an increased risk of death if the donor is a woman who had been pregnant in the past, according to a study.

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Asia Cup Hockey: Indian colts hold Korea to 1-1 draw

Dhaka | Wednesday, Oct 18 2017 IST

India held their nerve till the last hooter to hold defending Champions Korea to a 1-1 draw in their first Super 4s match here at the Hero Asia Cup on Wednesday. It was Gurjant Singh's 59th minute go

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NIIT Technologies net up 14% in Q2

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST

Global IT solutions provider NIIT Technologies Ltd on Wednesday reported Rs 67-crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2017-18, posting 14 per cent growth from Rs 59 crore in the same p

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Real Madrid held by Tottenham; Sevilla routed; Man City stay perfect (Roundup)

Madrid/Manchester/Berlin |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

Real Madrid could do no better than a 1-1 draw at home against Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the 2017-2018 Champions League group stage, Manchester City and Besiktas stayed perfect and Sevil

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