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Last updated: Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:18:03 PM

A smart ring to control your smartphone
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In a bid to provide a convenient solution for those with sight or hearing problems, tech start-up Origami Labs has launched a smart ring that gives hands-free control of a smartphone.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:18:03 PM

US airstrike kills 16 Afghan policemen
Kabul, July 22 (IANS) Sixteen police personnel were killed in a US-led coalition forces airstrike in Helmand province of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:16:06 PM

Should journalists protect national interest or publish and be damned? (Comment: Special to IANS)
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's fate hangs in the balance on unexplained finances, most specifically for apartments he acquired on London's most expensive stretch, Park Lane, facing Hyde Park. I visited the most prized of these apartments on October 15, 1999, days after Gen. Pervez Musharraf ousted him in a coup on October 12.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:10:05 PM

Robot finds possible melted fuel in Fukushima reactor
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) An aquatic robot introduced to the No. 3 reactor of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan has captured images of what appears to be melted fuel, with further exploration due to take place on Saturday, the plant's operator said.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:08:06 PM

'No contact with Israel unless measures cancelled at Jerusalem mosque'
Ramallah, July 22 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced a freeze of all contact with Israel until it commits to cancel measures in Jerusalem, especially at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 7:34:08 AM

2 Chinese bombers flew over Taiwanese airspace: Taiwan
Taipei, July 22 (IANS) Two Chinese H-6K bombers have flown over Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone east of the island under the close vigil of the latter's combat aircrafts, the Taiwanese Defense Ministry said.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 2:12:10 AM

3 Palestinians dead in tension around Jerusalem shrine
Jerusalem, July 22 (IANS) Three Palestinians were killed and 400 wounded in clashes following Friday's massive Muslim prayers and protests over security measures and restricting access to Temple Mount in East Jerusalem.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 1:10:06 AM

US to ban citizens from visiting North Korea
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) The US will soon ban its citizens from visiting North Korea, following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, officials said.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:40:04 AM

4 killed in Pakistan's Karachi
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least four persons, including three policemen, were killed and another was injured on Friday evening when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police said.

Friday, July 21, 2017 10:22:03 PM

Israel confirms 2 Palestinians dead in clashes
Jerusalem, July 21 (IANS) Israeli police confirmed the death of a second Palestinian youth who was killed during clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in East Jerusalem on Friday.

Friday, July 21, 2017 9:52:04 PM

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