Shannon Airport emergency landing: 16 in hospital

Published On: August 31, 2016 03:30 PM NPT By: BBC

IRELAND, Aug 31: Sixteen people have been injured after turbulence prompted a transatlantic flight to make an emergency landing in the Republic of Ireland.

Plants less thirsty as climate warms: Study

Published On: August 30, 2016 07:59 PM NPT By: Agencies

A warming planet might not dry out Earth as much as previously believed, because plants will become less thirsty as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rises, researchers said Monday.

Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

Published On: August 30, 2016 03:31 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, Aug 30: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in India for strategic and commercial talks being held against the backdrop of rising tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, long a flashpoint between India and rival Pakistan.

Mexico discovers hidden tunnel to US

Published On: August 29, 2016 06:47 PM NPT By: Agencies

Mexican authorities have uncovered a hidden tunnel from the north-western state of Sonora to Arizona in the United States, the National Commission for Security said Sunday.

SEOUL, Aug 29: South Korea's Defense Ministry said Monday it has no plans to introduce nuclear-powered submarines, despite calls by lawmakers to do so following a recent test of a submarine-launched missile by rival North Korea.

United States, Aug 29: Johannes Haushofer, the Princeton psychology professor shared his CV of failure on Twitter for the world to see.

‘Longest living human’ discovered in Indonesia aged 145

Published On: August 28, 2016 04:32 PM NPT By: Agencies

An Indonesian man who has emerged as the world’s oldest at an incredible 145 years has revealed he is ready to die, The Independent reported.

LAHORE, Pakistan, Aug 28: Pakistani officials say four Islamic extremists allegedly involved in a 2009 attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team have been killed in a shootout with police.

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 28: Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the quake's high death toll.

MOSCOW, Aug 27: Russian emergency services say a fire swept through a printing plant's warehouse in Moscow on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan.