Stories about Global Media

Mar 08 2017

IISc among world's best 10 varsities

In the second edition of Times Higher Education's "World's Best Small Universities Ranking 2017", which was released today, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has b...

Mar 08 2017

Nike Is Releasing a New Performance Hijab for Muslim Female Athletes

The performance hijab, which took 13 months to design, was created after Emirati Olympic weightlifter Amna Al Haddad visited Nike's global headquarters and told the...

Mar 08 2017

'Is Lord Mayor of Delhi next idea', Chidambaram mocks Kejriwal

He asked how much development works have been done by BJP-ruled states Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, and dared their chief ministers to compare their performan...

Mar 08 2017

OECD Says Global Growth To Pick Up Modestly Amid Vulnerabilities, Risks

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has become the latest major worldwide organisation to increase its growth forecasts for the United Kingdo...

Mar 08 2017

South Korean president accused in Samsung bribery scheme

Independent counsel Park Young-soo, who indicted Choi as part of his recently ended 70-day probe into the corruption scandal, was appointed by the president upon the reco...

Mar 08 2017

House Republicans reveal bill to repeal and replace Obama's healthcare law

The act also provides states with $100 billion for a Patient and State Stability Fund, which helps low-income Americans afford health care . "I really believe we're ...

Mar 08 2017

Stand-off between ATS, suspected terrorists in Lucknow

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi has already briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the developments in Lucknow , the Indian Express reported. The state of Uttar Pra...

Mar 08 2017

China says Dalai Lama a 'deceptive actor' after brain comments

Tibet's delegation to the annual meeting is expected to hold a news conference on the Tibet-China dispute this week. " You don't, to me, look like an evil wolf ", Oli...

Mar 08 2017

DOJ nominee declines to back special prosecutor on Russian Federation

While investigation and resolutions on these topics are necessary, it doesn't seem like an actual conclusion is being reached. Last week, Attorney General Sessions, a c...

Mar 08 2017

Israel to deny entry to foreigners backing boycott campaign

Exceptions Under the law the interior minister will have the authority to grant exceptions. BDS calls for economic, cultural and academic institutions it believes are l...

Mar 08 2017

Saibaba can get bail citing health

Earlier, Special public prosecutor Prashant Sathianathan strongly demanded life term for all the accused provided by Section 20 of UAPA. Along with Saibaba, JNU student H...

Mar 08 2017

JCC in New York evacuated following bomb threat

The same JCC has been targeted by two other bomb threats this year, both of which were phoned in. Threats were phoned in or emailed to JCCs in states including New York...

Mar 08 2017

At least 3 dead after train, bus collision

Biloxi city spokesman Vincent Creel said as many as 50 people were on the bus. "We're not sure about the bus itself, why it was stopped, if it was having engine problems ...

Mar 08 2017

Jason Chaffetz Suggests People Should Choose Between iPhone and Healthcare

Chaffetz later qualified that affording health insurance will likely primarily affect low-income Americans, who may have to make "some sacrifice". Harkening back to belov...

Mar 08 2017

White rhino killed by suspected poachers at French zoo

Authorities say the poachers used a chainsaw to remove one of the animal's horns, but were likely interrupted before they could remove its second horn, which was partial...

Mar 08 2017

8 die in tragic stampede in charity food aid handout

She said thousands of people had been invited to the event, which was organized by a church group. About 35,000 people, mostly from the city's growing slums, came to re...

Mar 08 2017

Chinese firm ZTE pleads guilty to breaking Iran sanctions

The company will plead guilty to three charges: conspiracy to unlawfully export, obstruction of justice and making false statements to federal investigators, according ...

Mar 08 2017

Female traffic light signals a step-forward for equality

Ten lights at the intersection of Swanston and Flinders streets in the centre of Melbourne will be fitted out with female figures as part of a 12-month trial spearheaded ...

Mar 07 2017

Khan speech in Canada cancelled amid questions

Pakistan is not one of the six nations temporarily prohibited from travel into the US under Trump's revised ban, which isn't even scheduled to go into effect until Marc...

Mar 07 2017

Think Trump will help you after Brexit? Bad choice, Hollande tells Britain

Mr Hollande was asked in a newspaper interview if Britain could retain the advantages of European Union membership. Hollande also endorsed the idea of a multi-speed Eur...