PROVIDENCE,  June 15: A helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam will be the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College, the Navy announced Friday, days after removing the college president who came under investigation over questionable behavior.

People demonstrate demanding release of comedian

Published On: June 13, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 13: The general public from all quarters have demanded the release of stand-up comedian Pranesh Gautam, who was recently arrested for posting a 'foul-mouthed' critique of the movie Bir Bikram 2 on Youtube.

ARCADIA, June 10: A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet.

BOGOTA, June 9:  Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights.

Man convicted in killing after being ID’d through Snapchat

Published On: June 9, 2019 12:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

LAS VEGAS, June 9: A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to check and preserve a Snapchat message.

LONDON, June 8: Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other.

COLUMBUS, June 7: Prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of essentially using his colleagues as weapons by ordering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients but not directly administering them himself, legal experts say.

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels

Published On: June 4, 2019 11:30 AM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, June 4: A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement.

May 2: A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later.

GM fungus wipes out 99% of malaria mosquitoes

Published On: June 1, 2019 03:15 PM NPT By: Agencies

June 1: A genetically modified fungus wiped out malaria-carrying mosquitoes in a month and a half, in trials in West Africa which have come closer than ever before to study the potential impact of releasing an engineered organism in the wild.