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Last updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 8:06:03 PM

International Telecommunication Union sets up vision on 5G development
Geneva, Oct 30 (IANS) The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on Thursday set up a vision for the development of 5G mobile, in a bid to provide lightning speed, omnipresent, ultra-reliable mobile communications in the short future.

Friday, October 30, 2015 7:44:03 AM

Tuberculosis ranks alongside HIV as leading killer worldwide: WHO report
Geneva, Oct 29 (IANS) In 2014, tuberculosis (TB) killed 1.5 million people, 400,000 of whom were HIV-positive, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, ranking the disease alongside HIV as a leading killer worldwide.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 7:54:02 AM

FIFA presidential candidate denies torturing footballers
Manama, Oct 27 (IANS) FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain on Tuesday said the allegations that he was involved in torturing footballers are all "lies".

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 8:32:05 PM

'Opportunities and Challenges' theme of 4th GCC-India forum in Jeddah
Riyadh, Oct 27 (IANS) The 4th GCC-India Forum will be held in Jedddah Nov 18-19, an event that is expected to take business and commercial ties between India and Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region to a new level.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 3:32:19 PM

Root back as No.1 ranked Test batsman
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) England batsman Joe Root has regained the No.1 ranking while Pakistani wrist spinner Yasir Shah has become the second highest-ranked bowler in the world in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test player rankings released on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:42:13 PM

Cannavaro named Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr coach
Riyadh, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande coach Fabio Cannavaro will be in charge of Saudi Arabian champions Al Nassr.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 9:26:11 AM

One killed, several hurt in Saudi mosque blast
Riyadh, Oct 27 (IANS) One person was killed and several others injured in a suicide blast that targeted a mosque in Najran city, South Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Interior Ministry said.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:16:13 AM

Three killed in blast at Saudi mosque
Riyadh, Oct 26 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 12 others injured in a blast on Monday that hit a mosque in the Saudi city of Najran, Al Arabiya reported.

Monday, October 26, 2015 11:32:17 PM

Trade facilitation pact can boost global exports by $1 tn: WTO
Geneva, Oct 26 (IANS) Full implementation of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) reached in December 2013 could increase global merchandise exports by up to $1 trillion annually, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said in a report on Monday.

Monday, October 26, 2015 10:16:13 PM

Dhoni climbs two places in latest ODI rankings
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) India might have lost the One-Day international (ODI) series against South Africa but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has climbed up two rungs to the sixth place in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batsmen rankings released on Monday.

Monday, October 26, 2015 5:36:12 PM

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