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Growing number of Syrian refugees, who fled to Iraq to escape the fighting in Syria, are now returning home to their war-ravaged country for medical reasons and unbearable cost of living. Ground down by the protracted exile, they find it too expensive to get treatment in Iraq, UNHCR quoted refugees...

Scientists have discovered a new species of luminous creatures in the Red Sea, living in colonies as garlands of 'fluorescent lanterns' and emitting a green glow. During the study of the biodiversity of coral reefs of the archipelago Farasan in Saudi Arabia, south of the Red Sea, researchers observed...

Blockbuster film 'Inside Out' has triumphed Annie Awards after taking home 10 trophies, including the coveted best animated feature accolade. The emotional Pixar film's director, Pete Docter, picked up outstanding achievement for directing and shared the outstanding achievement for writing with Meg LeFauve...

British-Airways-020816.jpg After several years of discussions and disputes, British Airways has at last agreed to change its dress code for its women employees on board.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has blocked Facebook's Free Basics internet service inside the country. The scheme offered free access to a limited number of websites. However it was opposed by supporters of net neutrality who argued that data providers should not favor some online services...

MVP Von Miller had a pair of key forced fumbles that led to touchdowns as the Denver Broncos rode their defense to a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco. In what may have been the final game of quarterback Peyton Manning's Hall of Fame career, the Broncos never...

The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the missile launched by North Korea or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and announced that it will "expeditiously" adopt a new resolution in response to "these dangerous and serious violations." "The members of the Security Council...

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, claiming it carried a satellite into orbit. But the launch was denounced by North Korea's neighbors and the U.S. as a long-range missile test that challenges the international community. The rocket was launched around 9.30 am local time from North...

U.S. astronaut Edgar Mitchell who walked on Moon on Apollo 14 mission in 1971 died in Lake Worth, Florida on Thursday. He was 85 and was going to celebrate the 45th anniversary of his moon mission on Friday.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 killed eight people in Taiwan. Hundreds are injured and many are trapped in the fallen buildings. Reports said seven people were killed in Tainan city in South Taiwan, when a 16 storied office building toppled after shacking violently. Five aftershocks were felt in the...

Obama-020516.jpg Following the release of a report showing the U.S. unemployment rate at a nearly eight-year low in January, President Barack Obama took the opportunity on Friday to tout the economic progress made in recent years.

Hilary-Clinton-0201516.jpg After the Iowa Democratic caucuses finished in a virtual dead heat earlier this week, the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll show former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in a statistical tie nationally.

Image01-020516.jpg All members of the Senate Democratic Caucus have sent a letter to the White House urging President Barack Obama to develop a coordinated interagency response plan to address the spread of the Zika virus.

Donald-Trump-020516.jpg Donald Trump continues to lead in a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist survey of likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire, although the real estate tycoon's advantage has narrowed since his defeat in Iowa.

Whatsapp-Group-Chat-020516.jpg Whats App fans can now chat to more friends on this popular social media platform. With the latest update, the limit of group users is increased to 256 from the current 100. During the initial days of the App, group chat limit was 50 and it was raised to 100 in November 2014.

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