World  /  Published 31.12.21

Ex-marine meets Talib again

The tea was hot. The room, oppressive and dusty. And the Taliban commander I sat across from in a bullet-scarred building in southern Afghanistan had tried to kill me a little over a decade ago. As I...
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff in Marja, Afghanistan

World  /  Published 16.12.21

Eye drop alternative to reading glasses

 An eye drop that improves close-range vision could make misplaced reading glasses less of an inconvenience for many of the 128 million Americans who suffer from age-related deficits in near visi...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer in New York

World  /  Published 24.11.21

China ahead in missile race: US

A senior commander in the US Space Force has admitted that America is lagging behind China’s emerging hypersonic weapons capability and has “catching up to do very quickly”. General...
By Hugh Tomlinson, Didi Tang in New York

World  /  Published 31.10.21

Recognise our govt: Taliban

The Taliban called on the US and other countries on Saturday to recognise their government in Afghanistan, saying that a failure to do so and the continued freezing of Afghan funds abroad would lead t...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 20.10.21

FB to pay $14m to settle civil claims

Facebook Inc has agreed to pay up to $14.25 million to settle civil claims by the US government that the social media company discriminated against US workers and violated federal recruitment rules, U...
By Reuters in Washington


World  /  Published 19.10.21

White House glory for 3 Indian-Americans

The White House on Monday named 19 young emerging leaders as its fellows for 2021-22, three of whom are Indian Americans. The prestigious White House Fellowship programme embeds professionals from di...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 05.10.21

Nobel for research on touch

American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch which the award-giving body said could pav...
By Reuters in Stockholm

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.21

The infinite game: Afghanistan

In game theory, in which mathematical models study decision-making, there are two kinds of games — finite and infinite. A finite game involves known players, clear rules, distinct objectives and...
By Priyam Marik

World  /  Published 20.09.21

‘Biggest’ evacuation from Kabul

A fourth chartered flight carrying civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since US forces withdrew last month left Kabul on Sunday with more than 230 passengers, including Afghans, Americans and European...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 07.09.21

Stranded Afghans blame US for delay

About 1,000 people, including Americans, have been stuck in Afghanistan for days awaiting clearance for their charter flights to leave, an organiser told Reuters, blaming the delay on the US state dep...
By Reuters in Washington


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