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WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre

The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within t...

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre

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Centre Finalises Broad Contours Of Defence Space Agency The government has finalised the broad contours of a new defence space agency which will develop capabilities to protect India's interests in outer space and deal with threats of space wars, officials...
19:51 2019-06-11

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:51 2019-07-01

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
03:17 2019-07-02

Centre Working On "One Nation, One Card" For Procuring Ration: Centre The government is working on introducing the formula of "One nation, one card" whereby the poor can get ration through ration cards anywhere in the country, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed the...
01:00 2019-06-29

Pay what you want for these Ruby on Rails courses The Complete Ruby on Rails Master Class Bundle is how even the first time web builder can get a handle on this powerful creation tool. Best of all, thanks to this TNW Deals offer, you can learn all ab...
16:34 2019-06-07

Pay what you want for $300-worth of career-boosting courses For a limited time, you can get your hands on a treasure trove of training aimed at making the absolute best version of you on the job with The Ultimate Career Improvement Bundle. You can even choose ...
20:34 2019-06-10

Learn Calculus With These Four Online Courses Part of the premise of Good Will Hunting is that if you’re smart enough, you should skip formal education and teach yourself with books. And that was before prestigious universities started uploading ...
19:51 2019-07-15

AI, automation, and robotics... Oh my! There are few technologies that can play a significant role in both customer and employee engagement -- AI, automation, and physical robotics technologies can play this dual role....
18:34 2019-06-10

Get 20 expert coding courses for a price you pick But, you know what? Specialization is overrated. Rather than pursuing one narrow programming path, why not learn a bunch? The Pay What You Want: 20-Course Programming Bundle is a kitchen sink-sized pr...
21:34 2019-07-05

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
16:17 2019-05-25

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get t...
20:34 2019-06-23

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. The first class was held at St. Joseph’s Hospital, o...
05:51 2019-05-22

Why automation is a feminist issue Working women are twice as likely as men to lose their jobs to AI, according to a thinktank. Which perhaps isn’t surprising, given that most of that work is menial and badly paidAccording to a new stu...
19:34 2019-07-16

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a l...
17:00 2019-05-30

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. ...
14:38 2019-05-21

Tee up, putt, repeat: Check out NYC’s coolest minigolf courses On the new ABC show “Holey Moley,” a dozen competitors putt it out on an obstacle-heavy minigolf course to win, among other prizes, $25,000. The course, whose holes include a large pool that contestan...
15:00 2019-06-22

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business,...
12:34 2019-05-31

Vodafone Supercharges Its Procurement With Automation, AI The telecommunications giant turned to a suite of new technologies, including data visualization tools and artificial intelligence, to make its global procurement process faster and less expensive....
13:17 2019-06-28

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift nee...
06:00 2019-06-20

It's time for colleges to require mandated financial literacy courses The U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission "recommends that institutions of higher education require mandatory financial literacy courses." It is about time....
21:01 2019-06-27

No EWS Quota For Maharashtra PG Medical Courses This Year: Supreme Court In its order, the Supreme Court overruled the Maharashtra state government's argument that EWS quotas had already been filled and must not be disturbed, pointing out that admissions began in November....
10:51 2019-05-30

This Report Makes It Perfectly Clearly Who Automation Is Working For If you want to get a sense of who, exactly, automation is working for right now, well, there’s a study for that. Spoiler—it’s the c-suite executives doing the automating.Read more......
01:00 2019-07-11

How DevOps managers can learn to trust automation “It worked in staging!” says the dev team. And the ops team replies: “it must be a code issue.” Developers and ops people sometimes have different perspectives on why a deployment went wrong. Was it t...
13:34 2019-05-22

The Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Seller of Automation Equipment Says Sometimes the pitch-perfect example that totally proves your argument falls directly into your lap approximately three days after you need it to.Read more......
01:17 2019-06-07

Automated Call Menus Are the Epitome of Shitty Automation Like self-checkout kiosks—perhaps even more so—automated phone menus are a prime example of shitty automation. They are exemplars of the kind of automated system that no user asked for, that are deplo...
21:34 2019-07-02

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "ups...
19:51 2019-07-11

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet prog...
22:17 2019-05-22

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
10:34 2019-06-11

Taster’s AI and automation show why virtual kitchens may rule the age of delivery Taster shows how the intersection of meal delivery services, artificial intelligence, and data creates new opportunities and competition for restaurants.Read More...
03:00 2019-07-08

Automation Should Be a Major 2020 Issue. Andrew Yang Failed to Put It on the Map It’s early yet, but automation is already on track to become the most ignored issue this campaign cycle—outpacing even the neglected climate change, which, while broached both nights of the first Demo...
21:34 2019-06-28

How Puppet plans to bring more automation to a cloud-native world As Puppet brings its open source project Lyra into GA, Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar explains why infrastructure automation is relevant even in container-based environments....
15:51 2019-05-29

Workplace automation may force 160M women to find new careers As many as 160 million women worldwide may need to find new jobs, as robots and artificial intelligence take over roles once reserved for humans, according to consultant McKinsey....
19:34 2019-06-06

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to th...
00:34 2019-07-19

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece o...
17:17 2019-07-16

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman's lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeteri...
00:17 2019-06-07

Don't look now: in defence of trigger warnings at the movies Calls for audiences to be alerted to potentially distressing scenes of sex, violence or drug use are under fire – but everyone has the right not to be upset at the cinemaRocketman, the Elton John biop...
20:00 2019-06-18

| Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing....
15:17 2019-06-04

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence...
14:00 2019-07-17

Defence In China Student's Beheading In Illinois Says He Did It An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first....
04:34 2019-06-13

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will....
02:00 2019-06-28

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the th...
06:51 2019-06-01

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and....
10:17 2019-06-02

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensio...
03:00 2019-06-13

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, wit...
12:00 2019-06-01

The S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanctions over the controversial deal....
12:51 2019-07-12

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
10:17 2019-06-02

Siachen To Be Rajnath Singh's First Visit As Defence Minister As Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh's first visit outside the national capital would be to the Siachen Glacier -- the world's highest battlefield - to review the security situation along the borders......
09:17 2019-06-02

Adjudicator says any security defence of US auto tariffs at WTO "very difficult" The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has rule...
21:51 2019-05-27

EXPLAINER-What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defence deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defence system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partne...
15:17 2019-07-12

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
05:34 2019-07-08

Defence Sector Allocation Must Rise By At Least One-Thirds, Say Experts India Budget 2019: Experts believe the defence industry is looking for a signal that the Defence Ministry is serious about catalysing the development of new indigenous technology....
08:17 2019-07-02

Arsenal’s Champions League dream unravels like their defence "The repercussions of losing the Europa League final to Chelsea are much greater than just missing out on the Champions League, writes Michael Hincks."...
23:51 2019-05-29

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
23:17 2019-05-31

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile.....
13:34 2019-07-18

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
15:01 2019-07-14

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
14:17 2019-07-06

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” gi...
19:34 2019-07-15

Warrington questions Galahad's defence of failed drugs test Josh Warrington has said he does not believe Kid Galahad's explanation for failing a drugs test earlier in his career as the pair prepare for their world title fight on Saturday....
20:17 2019-06-10

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton v...
01:00 2019-05-30

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the...
03:34 2019-06-07

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
07:17 2019-06-01

Elbit Systems wins $73 mln defence contract from Germany's Diehl Israel's Elbit Systems said on Wednesday it won an approximately $73 million contract from Diehl Defence GmbH & Co to provide directed infrared counter measure systems for the German Air Forces' Airbu...
09:51 2019-06-19

Donald Trump Says "Unfair" Defence Treaty With Japan Needs To Be Changed US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the.....
01:01 2019-06-30

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
17:00 2019-05-21

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
07:17 2019-06-02

Will "Solidify" Strategic Ties With India: US Defence Secretary Nominee US Defence Secretary nominee Mark T Esper has told lawmakers that he wants to solidify the enduring strategic partnership with India supported by strong defence cooperation with the Indian military....
10:17 2019-07-17

India-US Defence Deals Clear And Transparent, Top US Diplomat Tells NDTV At a time when defence deals with other countries have come under immense scrutiny in India, United States Consul General in Mumbai told NDTV there have been no questions when it comes to defence......
13:34 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems sees boost from IMI Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems reported a rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday and forecast further improvements in 2019 following its acquisition of IMI Systems....
13:17 2019-05-28

Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed In Submarine Fire: Defence Ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on......
02:17 2019-07-03

Ajendra Bahadur Singh Is New Deputy Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh assumed the duties of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation Training) on May 31, said a press note from the Indian Navy....
17:17 2019-06-02

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Ma...
15:34 2019-05-21

Rajnath Singh Flies To Siachen Today, His First Visit As Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today meet troops at Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battlefield - in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister....
10:34 2019-06-03

John Stones’ failure to grow up has Gareth Southgate in defence mode Even at the age of 25 the England centre-back’s tendency to overelaborate and endanger his team is still worrying managersThere was a time, early in Gareth Southgate’s reign as England manager, when h...
09:17 2019-06-08

Clinical Australia open Netball World Cup title defence with comfortable win Diamonds ease past Northern Ireland 88-24 in LiverpoolCoach Lisa Alexander persists with rotation policyNetball World Cups tend to follow a formula. For top sides, pool games are cobweb-eliminating ps...
17:34 2019-07-12

Sri Lanka bombings: police and defence chiefs held on negligence charge Pair face dereliction of duty and negligence charges after blasts in which more than 250 diedSri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence minister have been arrested for alleged negligence leading ...
18:34 2019-07-02

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defe...
17:00 2019-06-16

PM Modi Discusses Counter-Terrorism, Defence With Turkish President In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism....
13:34 2019-06-29

REFILE-Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defence bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker...
05:51 2019-05-29

Maldivian Top Defence Official Meets Rajnath Singh, IAF Chief BS Dhanoa Maldivian Defence Forces Chief Abdulla Shamaal on Thursday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, and discussed ways to step up military and security cooperation....
18:34 2019-07-04

Imran Khan Lauds Pak Militarys "Voluntary" Move To Cut Defence Spending In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
10:17 2019-06-05

Defence attorneys say Jeffrey Epstein had foreign passport out of fear of kidnapping "The passport was for personal protection in the event of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers, hijackers or terrorists should violent episodes occur," they wrote....
06:17 2019-07-17

Angelique Kerber’s title defence ends but Serena Williams rallies to victory • Defending champion loses 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to Lauren Davis• Serena Williams wins 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Kaja JuvanIt is well over two decades since any woman other than Serena Williams and Venus Williams...
03:00 2019-07-05

Court Grants Bail To Alleged Defence Dealer In VVIP Chopper Case A Delhi court today granted bail to Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged defence agent arrested in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam case....
20:17 2019-06-01

Charge Sri Lankan police chief and ex-defence secretary over bombings: attorney general Sri Lanka's police chief and its former defense secretary should be charged with crimes against humanity for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people i...
20:34 2019-07-01

Nirmala Sitharaman, First Full-Time Woman Defence Minister, Takes Oath Nirmala Sitharaman today took oath as a Union minister at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Ms Sitharaman was the first woman to be appointed full-time Defence......
18:34 2019-05-30

Piers Morgan leaps to Ivanka Trump's defence over awkward video of G20 chat PIERS Morgan has defended Ivanka Trump after a video showing her awkwardly trying to enter a conversation with Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron went viral....
13:00 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
08:51 2019-05-29

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
07:34 2019-07-15

US Ready To Offer India Wide Range Of Defence Equipment. Conditions Apply The US is ready to help India's defence needs with the latest technologies and equipment, but New Delhi purchasing long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia would limit cooperation, the......
10:51 2019-06-14

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
06:51 2019-07-10

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
13:17 2019-07-18

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe, published by Apert...
18:34 2019-07-15

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying...
16:17 2019-06-11

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, t...
16:00 2019-07-12

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. Every grown adult is ...
11:51 2019-05-23

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselves against slowing growth in the broader market....
10:34 2019-07-13

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your ...
23:34 2019-06-19

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.Th...
08:34 2019-06-03

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion ...
20:34 2019-05-21

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also go...
07:51 2019-06-22

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death or reincarnation...
18:00 2019-05-30

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community,...
07:51 2019-06-14

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars are pricey and not terribly practical, but that doe...
08:17 2019-07-09

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete acceptance of the technology in public health....
19:34 2019-06-04

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be one of Ferrari’s best of all time, and while the padd...
11:17 2019-06-07

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of prof...
17:00 2019-07-20

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more cri...
19:34 2019-05-28

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
21:34 2019-06-12

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Wa...
14:38 2019-05-21

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of relig...
12:34 2019-06-30

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
14:32 2019-05-21

Apollo 11's astronauts snapped photos for science. Then came MTV The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind's first visit to the moon 50 years ago were trained in how to take pictures for science. Back on Earth, some of those photos became pop culture touchstones....
12:17 2019-07-17

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades ha...
19:34 2019-06-27

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we perceive. Before books, films, and the internet allow...
14:17 2019-06-29

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
16:51 2019-07-06

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like hidden gems squirreled away in unremarkable servers ...
20:34 2019-07-02

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machines Like Me...
21:00 2019-05-21

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.Read more......
15:17 2019-05-21

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s...
03:17 2019-06-18

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted that the world is without beginning or end. But thi...
07:17 2019-06-06

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book...
18:34 2019-06-27

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
17:51 2019-07-10

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the jour...
14:51 2019-07-05

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role o...
14:17 2019-07-05

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the l...
12:34 2019-07-07

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, i...
08:34 2019-06-03

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was publi...
11:17 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other C...
23:51 2019-06-05

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and the hard truths of DNA testsTake a look at your ref...
17:51 2019-06-09

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"...
21:51 2019-06-04

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much better informed...
14:32 2019-05-21

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, speci...
08:51 2019-06-17

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
07:34 2019-06-21

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to ca...
23:51 2019-06-20

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
14:00 2019-06-20

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books keeping up?...
15:17 2019-06-29

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were...
18:00 2019-07-15

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or cryi...
04:51 2019-07-17

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demons...
00:34 2019-07-02

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare dem...
02:34 2019-05-25

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavi...
00:34 2019-06-28

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant research...
10:51 2019-06-05

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to...
05:51 2019-05-24

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical activity....
15:17 2019-05-21

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
02:17 2019-06-24

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by ticks that carry the disease....
19:17 2019-06-18

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
21:17 2019-06-21

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, Da...
10:00 2019-06-28

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final epis...
20:34 2019-05-21

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codCont...
20:34 2019-05-21

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
10:34 2019-06-21

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suit...
22:00 2019-06-17

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
20:51 2019-05-31

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Su...
00:34 2019-07-02

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer ...
05:00 2019-06-11

The Latest: Clotilda event celebrates science, renews hope MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the discovery of the wreckage of a slave ship in waters near Mobile, Alabama, (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A ceremony heralding the discovery of ...
01:17 2019-05-31

Spanish economist, science TV show host Punset dies at 82 Eduard Punset, a Spanish intellectual known for his efforts to disseminate scientific knowledge through television, has died at age 82, his family has said...
17:34 2019-05-22

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Co...
15:00 2019-05-21

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awesome...
18:00 2019-06-04

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
23:34 2019-07-11

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.       ...
18:51 2019-07-02

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so l...
08:00 2019-06-02

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding out how companies play on our psyches to pinch our...
09:51 2019-07-12

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name just a few examples. Get a handle on the power of ...
15:17 2019-07-01

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks,...
00:51 2019-06-19

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this year...
14:32 2019-05-21

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
22:51 2019-07-15

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the po...
11:51 2019-05-24

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto.” Keto emphasizes low carb intake which push...
09:17 2019-07-13

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from s...
23:17 2019-07-12

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
21:51 2019-07-03

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B...
18:00 2019-05-26

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn fr...
14:51 2019-06-07

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the fir...
21:34 2019-07-13

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chie...
13:00 2019-05-28

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it become...
22:17 2019-05-27

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
15:34 2019-05-24

Shortage Of Nearly 1,500 IAS Officers, Says Centre There is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Officers in position as on January 1, 2019, was 5,205, against the total authorised strength of......
17:00 2019-07-10

Dragons and white walkers aside, you can find some real science in 'Game of Thrones' In "Game of Thrones," Old Nan speaks of the Long Night, a winter that lasted a generation. Not only is this possible, it happened in real life 20,000 years ago, when an ice sheet hundreds of meters th...
17:51 2019-05-21

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video game...
03:17 2019-05-22

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with teachers and griefFew things bother Nell Freudenbe...
22:51 2019-06-08

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
10:00 2019-06-19

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended o...
20:34 2019-05-21

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing e...
15:51 2019-07-18

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber an...
00:34 2019-05-22

Science says it's safe to drink 25 cups of coffee today – so why do I feel so grim? A new study says a high intake of coffee does not damage your heart. But trust me, that doesn’t mean that you should do it10am, Monday morning. My editor asks me to attempt to drink 25 cups of coffee ...
20:34 2019-06-03

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres s...
23:51 2019-05-21

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even cons...
16:00 2019-07-19

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific research organisation under its control, in what sc...
06:34 2019-06-13

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousa...
20:34 2019-05-21

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations th...
19:51 2019-05-21

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move...
01:17 2019-06-07

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sus...
00:34 2019-07-12

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for presid...
02:00 2019-05-23

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
20:51 2019-05-22

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rul...
20:17 2019-05-31

Coco Gauff took a science test just before qualifying for Wimbledon. She's now an international sensation Before she could seriously think about a sensational debut at Wimbledon and beat one of her idols, 15-year-old American Cori "Coco" Gauff had to qualify for the tourney -- even while fitting in an 11 ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the...
23:17 2019-05-24

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead...
17:34 2019-07-16

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
22:01 2019-07-17

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just anno...
23:17 2019-07-02

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into expe...
19:34 2019-06-15

Shamers keep coming for pregnant women’s coffee. Science roasts their reasoning One pregnant woman said she had her coffee thrown away by a customer. But a little caffeine is OK for moms-to-be. Doctors agree.        ...
00:51 2019-06-05

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will ...
16:00 2019-05-29

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station...
04:17 2019-06-28

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sou...
18:51 2019-06-14

How iRobot used data science, cloud, and DevOps to design its next-gen smart home robots iRobot has used its new design, software, and data science strategies to expand into new areas, using an approach to the smart home that is different from its big tech rivals....
06:51 2019-05-29

Former England boxer released from immigration centre Effectively stateless Kelvin Bilal Fawaz says detention has been ‘excruciating’The former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz, who was arrested and sent to an immigration removal centre last month, has b...
15:34 2019-05-31

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
01:51 2019-07-04

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
17:51 2019-07-03

Centre Increases "Green" Budget To Rs 2,954 Crore The Centre on Friday increased the allocation for Environment Ministry from last fiscal by 10.4 per cent to Rs 2,954.72 crore for 2019-20 in what was termed as a "green budget" by Prime Minister......
19:17 2019-07-05

Behind the scenes at the BTCC's mobile technical centre New unit replaces two trucks and has in-built comms mast The experts in the TOCA truck use advanced kit to ensure British Touring Car Championship racing is fair and above board The Kwik Fit Britis...
03:34 2019-07-08

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
15:17 2019-06-17

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
08:34 2019-06-03

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, the Killers, Jon Savage and others explain whyI init...
17:51 2019-06-18

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
23:17 2019-06-05

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
13:17 2019-07-03

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade...
13:51 2019-05-30

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
22:17 2019-06-12

Teen science whiz publishes study proving hand dryers are bad for kids’ ears A Canadian whiz kid has published a legitimate scientific study proving restroom hand dryers are bad for kids’ ears, according to a report Tuesday. Nora Keegan, a 13-year-old from Calgary — whose work...
13:51 2019-07-10

Tomorrow's weather forecast: fair with a good chance of improvement – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly joins forces with our sister technology podcast, Chips with Everything, to look at the future of weather forecasting. Graihagh Jackson finds out how accurate predictions currently are, ...
07:17 2019-05-31

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trum...
08:17 2019-05-27

UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure Plan to halt academic work at Harwell Institute threatens research including on diabetesBritain’s leading centre for mouse genetics is facing closure in a move that critics say will undermine crucial ...
23:17 2019-06-20

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
16:34 2019-07-04

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli co...
16:00 2019-07-03

Centre To Go Ahead With Disinvestment Of Air India: Aviation Ministry Continued support from the government has resulted in an improvement of the financial and operational performances of Air India and the Centre has decided to go ahead with the process of its......
20:01 2019-06-27

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,....
23:17 2019-06-05

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:00 2019-06-11

Centre To Procure 2 More Supercomputers To Improve Weather Forecast The government will procure two more supercomputers in order to improve weather forecasting in the country, a top ministry official said on Sunday, adding that the combined computing powers would be.....
19:34 2019-06-09

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration said....
11:34 2019-07-05

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination...
18:34 2019-07-10

"India's Requirement For Russian S-400 Missile Conveyed To US": Centre India's requirement for Russia's S-400 missile defence system has been clearly conveyed to the American side, including during US Secretary of Secretary Mike Pompeo's recent visit to New Delhi, the......
17:00 2019-07-10

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering centre Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to detect and remove malicious content, fake accounts ...
12:34 2019-06-12

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said on Wednesday....
01:51 2019-07-04

No Nod From Centre For Bengal Name Change, Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the process of changing the state's name to ''Bangla''....
01:51 2019-07-04

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
14:17 2019-06-12

Infiltration Down 43 Per Cent After Balakot Strike, J&K Safer: Centre Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps....
12:34 2019-07-09

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any results, a senior official has told NDTV. "What can......
00:17 2019-07-10

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
15:34 2019-07-04

Centre, BJP Trying To "Create Riots" In Bengal, Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of trying to cause riots and bring down her government, saying it was because she was protesting against the BJP's misdeeds. The Chief......
15:51 2019-06-10

Terrorist Group Using Some Madrasas In Bengal For Radicalisation: Centre Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is using some Madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad district of West Bengal for radicalization and recruitment activities, Union Home Ministry said on......
01:34 2019-07-03

PM's Video Message On Yoga Day Sent To All Missions For Screening: Centre All the Indian missions across the world have been asked to celebrate the International Day of Yoga in a grand manner and a video message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sent to all embassies...
01:34 2019-06-21

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to combat emissions...
19:34 2019-06-12

EU's Vestager eyes top job, breaking centre-right hold on power The European Union's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager, called on Sunday night for an end to the centre-right's hold on power in the bloc after European election, and for a first gendered-b...
03:51 2019-05-27

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
13:51 2019-07-12

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat Days after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken....
17:00 2019-07-11

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
13:51 2019-07-16

Top Court Gets 4 New Judges As Collegium Overrules Centre's Objections Four new judges are likely to be sworn in as Supreme Court justices soon, taking the total to the court's full strength of 31 for the first time in five years. Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna,......
14:17 2019-05-22

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and trying to set a commercial-size propane tank on fire,....
18:17 2019-07-15

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
13:51 2019-07-16

Mane and Mahrez set to take centre stage in AFCON final "The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home territory and crown his career but Algeria\u0027s Riyad Mahrez and Senegal\u0027s Sadio...
18:51 2019-07-17

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
16:00 2019-07-17

Centre-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Voting began in Denmark on Wednesday in a parliamentary election that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as voters rebel against austerity they fear could dismantle t...
08:34 2019-06-05

8 Air Routes Made Functional Under UDAN Scheme: Centre Eight routes under regional connectivity scheme UDAN have become functional since Friday, taking the total number of operational routes to 194, the Civil Aviation Ministry said in a statement on......
17:34 2019-07-20

Pep Guardiola happy to start season with only three centre-backs • Manchester City manager ‘delighted’ with the squad he has• Guardiola wants Leroy Sané to stay despite Bayern interestPep Guardiola has said it is not vital Manchester City sign a new centre-back bef...
21:00 2019-07-19

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Batt...
15:17 2019-05-21

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations ...
08:51 2019-05-23

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31....
22:34 2019-05-30

Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Help In Rajasthan's Financial Management Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday sought the Centre's help for strengthening Rajasthan's financial management besides demanding the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) be declared a...
21:00 2019-06-15

Centre's Special Focus To Improve Connectivity In Northeast: President President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government is giving special focus on improving connectivity in the......
14:17 2019-06-20

Djokovic, Osaka Share Centre Stage On Wimbledon Opening Day World number one Novak Djokovic is seeking a fifth Wimbledon and 16th major as the Serb attempts to bounce back from his shattering Roland Garros exit....
07:17 2019-07-01

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
00:01 2019-06-10

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
14:17 2019-06-20

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
22:00 2019-05-23

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
05:01 2019-07-18

Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" In Assam Released From Detention Centre Mohammad Sanaullah, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, was released today on bail. The Gauhati High...
15:34 2019-06-08

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
14:17 2019-05-30

CRPF Lanches Special Van As Mobile Help Centre For Amarnath Pilgrims The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday launched a mobile help centre that will visit different lodgement centres in Jammu to address the problems being faced by Amarnath Yatra pilgrims,.....
16:34 2019-07-06

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
20:34 2019-07-04

Centre Clarifies As Ex-Chief Economic Adviser Says "Growth Overestimated" The estimate of the country's economic growth are based on "accepted procedures, methodologies and available data", the government said today after an article by former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind.....
18:51 2019-06-11

Respond To Query On Illegal Bangladeshis: Information Office To Centre The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Home Ministry to respond to a three-year-old RTI application seeking to know the number of illegal Bangladeshi nationals in India and action.....
03:17 2019-07-02

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis...
17:00 2019-07-05

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
11:51 2019-07-05

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refug...
18:51 2019-07-05

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional....
19:17 2019-07-05

Sonia Gandhi Accuses Centre Of Taking "First Step" To Privatisation UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in Lok Sabha a railway ministry proposal to corporatize its production units, including the Modern Coach Factory in her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae......
17:34 2019-07-02

Improved Roads, New Houses: Centre's Push For Villages In Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the union budget, said today that the government will invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship for value.....
11:51 2019-07-05

Coco Gauff, 15, avoids 2 match points in Centre Court win 15-year-old American Coco Gauff came back after facing two match points and beat Polona Hercog in three sets to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon        ...
21:51 2019-07-05

Not Your Place, Centre Tells Yogi Government On Caste Move The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
13:17 2019-07-02

All 4 Terrorists Involved In Pulwama Attack Killed, 1 Arrested: Centre Four out of the five terrorists involved in the Pulwama terror attack were killed, while one was arrested by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
17:34 2019-07-02

London Aquatics Centre not in plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games bosses have no plans to use Stratford's Aquatics Centre as a back-up venue in 2022, with Birmingham being warned it had "little room for error" to build facilities in time....
07:17 2019-06-12

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court       ...
00:17 2019-07-05

Tejashwi Yadav Seeks Rs 10,000-Crore Help From Centre For Flood-Hit Bihar Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to declare Bihar floods as a national calamity and sought a financial assistance of Rs....
17:34 2019-07-20

Tripoli detention centre hit by airstrike, killing at least 44 people – video At least 44 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a detention centre on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, according to an official in the UN-supported government. The death toll is the hig...
10:00 2019-07-04

Mehul Choksi's Extradition Request Under Consideration Of Antigua: Centre India on Thursday said the extradition request of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi is still under consideration of Antiguan and Barbuda authorities....
18:34 2019-06-20

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time....
09:17 2019-07-19

Centre's Expert Panel To Help Fight Japanese Encephalitis In Meghalaya The Union Health ministry has rushed an expert to Meghalayas West Garo Hills district to assist the administration fight outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis there, officials said today....
18:34 2019-06-20

Mercedes-Benz opens new G-Class driving experience centre Extreme off-road site replicates German car maker’s demanding Schoeckl test track Mercedes-Benz has established a new G-Class experience centre near Graz, Austria as part of the 40th-anniversary cele...
19:51 2019-06-14

Google to invest euros in new data centre in Finland - STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a report by Finnish STT news agency on Monday....
11:17 2019-05-27

We Take Sovereign Decisions Based On Threat Perception: Centre On S-400 Deal In the wake of US pressure to scrap the S-400 missile deal with Russia, India on Wednesday said it takes sovereign decisions based on entire spectrum of security challenges facing the country....
01:51 2019-07-04

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emergency services spokesman told AFP....
02:51 2019-07-03

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
12:51 2019-06-13

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
05:17 2019-07-03

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
15:17 2019-07-19

India Gets "World-Class" Command Centre For Air Traffic Control Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday inaugurated the Central Command Centre for Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) in Delhi and said it is an "absolute necessity" to ensure higher......
18:51 2019-06-22

Politicians In J&K Slam Centre Over Report Of Redrawing Assembly Segments Mainstream parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted sharply to reports that the Centre was planning delimitation in the state, claiming it was an obvious attempt to "inflict another emotional......
08:00 2019-06-05

Number Of Deaths In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Rises To 22 Two students, injured in the massive fire at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat, died in hospital today, the police said. The number of deaths in the tragic incident has risen to 22....
21:17 2019-05-25

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets deal as the top court had already concluded that......
00:00 2019-05-27

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the c...
06:51 2019-06-24

No Free Metro Rides Plan For Women Received: Centre The central government today said it had not received any proposal for free rides for women in Delhi Metro trains from the Delhi government for approval....
20:01 2019-06-27

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
15:51 2019-07-18

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their.....
20:00 2019-07-08

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
14:17 2019-06-20

Centre College president announces plans to retire in 2020 DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Centre College’s president has announced his plans to retire next year after more than two decades of leading the Kentucky college. The liberal arts college in Danville says...
13:00 2019-05-28

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
19:34 2019-07-11

Can't Control Everything: Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At Centre's Hindi Plan West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said priority must be given to regional languages, supporting the southern states who opposed the Centre's now-dropped plan to make teaching of......
01:51 2019-06-04

Working On Uniform Proposal To Address Homebuyers' Grievances: Centre The top court had on asked the Centre to come out with a uniform proposal for all cases to resolve the difficulties being faced by lakhs of home buyers...
19:00 2019-07-11

Citizenship Row: Centre Not To Share Details On Notice To Rahul Gandhi The Home Ministry has refused to share details on its notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi following a complaint questioning his Indian citizenship, citing provisions of the RTI Act barring......
13:51 2019-06-04

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
21:00 2019-06-14

Man dies as police shootout follows firebomb attack on immigration centre Authorities say man threw incendiary devices and tried to ignite propane tank at Tacoma Northwest Detention Centre in Washington stateA 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at a...
07:51 2019-07-14

Kamala Harris brands Trump a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
06:51 2019-06-28

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, eve...
17:00 2019-06-12

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
16:34 2019-06-15

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after......
08:17 2019-07-14

Nadal rebuffs interrogator who dared to question Centre Court status It was a case of "Don't you know who I am?" for Rafael Nadal when a reporter had the temerity to question whether he deserved to be on Wimbledon's Centre Court when women's world number one Ash Barty ...
01:34 2019-07-09

Centre Suggests Easing Foreign Investment Norms For Media, Aviation The government today proposed relaxation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail....
11:51 2019-07-05

Centre Plans To Induct Private Sector Specialists In Bureaucracy: Report The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, officials told......
16:17 2019-06-12

Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation seeking implementation of measures to control the country's rising population on the grounds that it was...
11:00 2019-05-29

Armed man fatally shot after attacking U.S. immigration detention centre: police An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Dep...
04:17 2019-07-14

Top Court Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Challenging Money Laundering Law The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on Congress lawmaker Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging the amendments made to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), through money bills....
13:17 2019-07-02

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and...
15:34 2019-06-16

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
18:00 2019-05-27

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
11:34 2019-07-13

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influ...
23:34 2019-06-23

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
10:34 2019-06-03

Centre Asks Odisha To Send List Of Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme The Centre has set July 31 as the deadline for Odisha government to send the list of farmers to avail benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme, according to state Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment minister.....
15:34 2019-06-08

Expect Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav, Order Binding: Centre A day after the International Court of Justice ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, New Delhi on Thursday said the verdict is binding upon Islamabad and.....
15:51 2019-07-18

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court that a 100-bedded paediatric ICU would be set up at....
12:00 2019-07-08

"Intent To Deceive": MK Stalin On Centre's Move After Anti-Hindi Uproar DMK president MK Stalin alleged on Monday that the centre's move on dropping the clause on compulsory Hindi learning in the draft National Education Policy was aimed at deceiving Tamil Nadu and......
01:51 2019-06-04

Centre To Connect 496 India-China Border Villages With IMSAT Satellite The government has decided to connect 496 villages along the India-China border with IMSAT satellite that will restore connectivity to people living in such remote areas, Communications Minister Ravi....
15:51 2019-07-18

India Pursuing Extradition Request Of Zakir Naik With Malaysia: Centre India continues to pursue its request for extradition of Zakir Naik and it has been informed by the Malaysian government that its appeal is under consultation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).....
22:00 2019-07-11

"Your Flagship Road Schemes Were My Idea": Yashwant Sinha Blasts Centre Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha today claimed that the central government's flagship projects - the National Highway Development Project (NHDP) and the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) -.....
19:00 2019-07-14

Court Seeks Centre's Response On Naresh Goyal's Plea On Look Out Circular Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal said he came to know of the LOC on May 25 when he and his wife, Anita, were de-boarded from a flight to Dubai with an onward connection to London....
08:51 2019-07-09

Nitish Kumar Opposes Centre's Pitch For Public-Private Tie-Up In Railways Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a BJP ally, has opposed the central government's proposal to bring public-private partnerships in Railways to enhance infrastructure and connectivity....
10:17 2019-07-09

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
22:17 2019-06-21

Finance Minister Asks States To Help Reach Growth Goals Set By Centre Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday exhorted the states to implement the direction of economic growth set by the Centre and asserted that no goals could be achieved unless the states and the...
15:34 2019-06-21

Patient At Centre Of French Family's Battle Over Life Support Dies A French man at the centre of a bitter row over right-to-die legislation passed away in hospital on Thursday more than a week after doctors removed his hydration and nutrition tubes, his family told.....
11:51 2019-07-11

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focusing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
16:51 2019-05-21

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and...
02:00 2019-06-28

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources said....
21:51 2019-06-23

10-Point Guide On Protests Over Centre's Hindi Plan In South States The Draft National Education Policy 2019 made by an expert panel led by Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation, has among other recommendations of......
10:34 2019-06-03

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
22:00 2019-06-29

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs...
17:17 2019-05-22

Set Up Fire Services-Like Unit To Prevent Sewer Deaths: Centre To States Aimed at preventing sewer deaths in the country, the Centre has asked all states to set up an emergency response sanitation unit (ERSU) on the lines of fire services....
21:34 2019-07-16

What Amit Shah As Home Minister Means For Power Equations At Centre BJP chief Amit Shah, for years the closest confidant and chief strategist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be the Home Minister in the new BJP-led government at the centre. The appointment makes....
14:00 2019-05-31

High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision The Delhi High Court has sought the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduction on the interest received on compensation by a.....
16:17 2019-07-12

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
18:51 2019-07-05

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
01:51 2019-05-23

In Snub To Centre, Mamata Banerjee to Skip PM's All-Party Meet Tomorrow Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today sent a negative RSVP to tomorrow's all-party meeting, saying a day's dialogue is not enough to take a call on the agenda....
13:34 2019-06-18

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home Ministry to initiate action against Madhya Pradesh....
21:34 2019-06-17

Panel Ensuring Balanced Coverage Of Rajya Sabha By Doordarshan: Centre The government on Monday said that a committee is keeping a constant watch to ensure that public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) covers both treasury and opposition benches in the Rajya Sabha in a......
16:34 2019-07-01

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
05:51 2019-06-19

Unemployment Rate Highest In 45 Years, Centre Confirms Leaked 6.1% Figure The country's unemployment rate was at 6.1 per cent in 2017-18, the statistics ministry said on Friday, confirming the figure leaked to Business Standard newspaper in January, which said it was the......
16:17 2019-05-31

Wimbledon Centre Court slot is an ‘honour’, says upbeat Kyle Edmund • Briton will play Jaume Munar of Spain• Wildcard James Ward at Wimbledon after knee surgeryKyle Edmund says it is “a great honour” to return to Centre Court for the fourth time when Wimbledon starts ...
05:34 2019-07-01

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
18:34 2019-07-10

20 Flights Affected By Decision To Avoid Parts Of Iran Airspace: Centre Total 20 flights of Indian airline companies have been affected by the decision to avoid parts of Iranian airspace amid the ongoing tension between the west Asian country and the US, the government......
02:34 2019-07-12

Djokovic opens Centre Court at Wimbledon; Venus faces teen WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic gets the honor of opening play on Centre Court at Wimbledon as the defending men’s champion. Monday’s marquee matchup is scheduled for later in the...
10:34 2019-07-01

"Define Holy Cow": Punjab Minister To Centre On Stray Cattle Problem Amid rising instances of stray cattle damaging crops and descending on roads across the country, a Punjab Minister today declared that the issue cannot be addressed without the Union Government......
20:34 2019-07-18

Centre Invites Delhi Government To Join Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme The Centre Friday "invited" the Delhi government to join its Ayushman Bharat scheme to help the poor get benefits of the health protection programme....
01:00 2019-06-29

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to disperse tens of thousands of people rallying against an ...
19:34 2019-07-16

15 Dead In Surat Coaching Centre Fire, Students Jump Off Building: Report At least 15 people were killed after a massive fire broke out at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat on Friday afternoon, news agency PTI reported. Videos recorded by witnesses on social media showed...
14:51 2019-05-24

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to include funds for defence and internal security,.....
16:00 2019-07-17

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing th...
23:51 2019-05-21

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
03:34 2019-06-20

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no means to verify his travels, if any, the government...
18:34 2019-07-10

Centre Thinking Of Nitrogen Tyre Usage To Reduce Accidents: Nitin Gadkari The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of nitrogen in them to help prevent road accidents, Transport......
12:00 2019-07-08

Wimbledon order of play - Day 10: Serena, Strycova, Svitolina and Halep take centre stage "Serena Williams will face unseeded Barbora Strycova on Thursday for a place in the Wimbledon final, while Elina Svitolina faces off against Simona Halep."...
09:51 2019-07-11

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterpris...
12:01 2019-07-10

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed with BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm....
16:17 2019-05-31

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation......
17:51 2019-06-06

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, while asserting that district authorities have been....
04:34 2019-07-11

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Hum...
20:51 2019-07-03

Petrol, Diesel Rate Hiked Day After Centre Raises Excise Duty, Infra Cess Petrol and diesel rates were revised across the country on Saturday, a day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her 2019-20 Budget, proposed to increase excise duty and road cess of Rs 1......
08:17 2019-07-06

Tyres For Seats In Surat Coaching Centre Made Fire Spread Fast: Official The owner of a coaching centre in a complex in Gujarat's Surat, where 22 people, mostly students died in a massive fire, used tyres in place of chairs, Gujarat Chief Secretary JN Singh said today. The...
00:00 2019-05-27

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and i...
16:34 2019-05-21

Centre Sends High-Level Team To Assam To Review Anti-Encephalitis Drive The centre has sent a high-level team to Assam to pre-empt any chance of an encephalitis outbreak after the disease claimed over 140 children in Bihar. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan sent the central.....
16:34 2019-07-01

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida Science Foundation, to pay the Palm Beach County Sh...
10:17 2019-07-18

Wimbledon 2019 tickets: How to watch the tennis on Centre Court, see the final and enter the 2020 ballot The most prestigious event of the tennis calendar is back for another year as Wimbledon gets underway, and it promises to be a fortnight of entertainment and drama in SW19....
10:17 2019-06-28

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face state legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency has moved to sue the two chemical companies associ...
22:34 2019-06-12