India ordered all news channels in the country not to carry a controversial interview with one of the convicts of the Nirbhaya gang-rape case that rattled its capital. British Film maker Leslee Udwin interviewed the convict Mukesh Singh for her documentary "India's daughter" and the preview itself attracted waves of protest from various quarters.
More than 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues, according to World Health Organization (WHO). Data from studies in middle- and high-income countries analyzed by WHO indicate that among the age group of 12-35 years, nearly 50 percent are exposed to unsaf
The US Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award 2015 will be presented to 10 extraordinary women from 10 countries on Thursday.
Deputy Secretary Higginbottom will present the award at an afternoon ceremony at the U.S. Department of State, where First Lady Michelle Obama will join...
The US Government has renewed its warning to U.S. citizens against all travel to Syria and strongly recommended that U.S. citizens remaining in Syria depart immediately. In a Travel Warning update Tuesday, the US Department of State reminded U.S. citizens that the security situation remains dangerous...
Your prayers are answered. You can soon look to order your favorite pizza while driving back after a strenuous day at office with the help of your car's center dash. Pizza Hut, in collaboration with payment giant Visa, Inc. and technology consulting company Accenture plc, is developing a system whereby you can order and pay from the comforts of your car.
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman on Tuesday, urged the Sri Lankan Government to take quick steps to address a number of issues ranging from land, detentions, disappearances, and the military posture in civilian areas, in its efforts toward reconciliation.
The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday, to create a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan in an effort to end a conflict that has killed thousands in the world's newest country.
The Council endorsed the Cessation of Hostilities Agreements...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, looking into complaints of door latch problems in Ford vehicles, has upgraded the probe to about 486,000 Fiesta cars of 2011-2013 model years, along with the 2013 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans.
In a reversal from the showdown seen last Friday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, agreed to hold a vote Tuesday afternoon on a "clean" bill fully funding the Department of Homeland Security. The House voted 257 to 167 in favor of the legislation.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment said its upcoming mobile game releases in 2015 would include Batman, DC Comics, LEGO, "Game of Thrones," and "Mortal Combat X".
A study claims the ghastly civil war in Syria is the result of a severe drought brought about by global warming - in what is yet the strongest link between climate change and armed conflict.
A man from New York claims that his iPhone blew up in his pant pockets and gave him third-degree burns on his thighs.
"I had the phone in my pocket and I bent over to get keys and all I heard was pop. Sssssh smoke coming out. And just like an instant burn, my leg just starts going on fire," Erik...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out harshly against a proposed international agreement over Iran's nuclear program Tuesday in a controversial address to U.S. lawmakers.
An online documentary by a Chinese journalist providing insight into the alarming level of smog in her country has attracted millions of views and led to wide-ranging debates among netizens.
A nurse from Dallas, Texas has sued the parent company of the hospital she worked for, alleging that the hospital failed to provide required training to deal with Ebola virus because of which she contracted the deadly disease last fall.
Nurse Nina Pham had contracted the Ebola virus while providing...