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NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments

NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments

Washington, July 31: The US space agency is set to announce Thursday the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency’s Mars 2020 mission rover. The announcement will take place… Read more »

‘Ebola could be a threat to Britain’

‘Ebola could be a threat to Britain’

London, July 31 : The fatal Ebola virus, which has killed hundreds of people since February, could be a threat to Britain, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said. The disease has… Read more »

China’s yuan weakens

China’s yuan weakens

Beijing, July 31: The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 30 basis points to 6.1675 against the US dollar in its central parity Thursday, authorities… Read more »

‘Brazil needs political reform, modernisation’

‘Brazil needs political reform, modernisation’

Brasilia, July 31: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday that the country needed political reform and modernisation to limit state bureaucracy and spur economic activity. At a forum held at… Read more »

US woman sues Facebook over ‘revenge porn’ images

US woman sues Facebook over ‘revenge porn’ images

New York, July 31 : A woman in the US has filed a $123 million case against social networking site Facebook for not deleting “revenge porn” images uploaded by her… Read more »

Simon Cowell will be a great dad: Ex-girlfriend

Simon Cowell will be a great dad: Ex-girlfriend

Los Angeles, July 31: Former Playboy model Carmen Electra says that her ex-boyfriend, Simon Cowell, will be a great father to his son Eric. The 54-year-old music mogul and his… Read more »

Rahul stopped Sonia from being PM in 2004, says Natwar Singh

Rahul stopped Sonia from being PM in 2004, says Natwar Singh

New Delhi, July 30: Congress president Sonia Gandhi did not become prime minister in May 2004 because her son Rahul Gandhi did not want her to take up the responsibility… Read more »

Pinki, Sarita, Devendro reach CWG boxing semis

Pinki, Sarita, Devendro reach CWG boxing semis

Glasgow, July 31: Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi and Devendro Singh made the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday…. Read more »

US House approves lawsuit against Obama

US House approves lawsuit against Obama

Washington, July 31: The US House Wednesday approved a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over alleged abuse of executive power. The 225-201 vote fell along party lines, with five Republicans… Read more »

ITC mulls talks with government on e-cigarettes

ITC mulls talks with government on e-cigarettes

Kolkata, July 30: With the government yet to formulate a policy on e-cigarettes, tobacco giant ITC Wednesday said it will engage in talks with the authorities so that it can introduce… Read more »