Three-parent baby born using new technique

Published On: September 28, 2016 08:18 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Sept 28: Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people – the mother, the father and an egg donor.

India not to attend SAARC summit in Islamabad

Published On: September 28, 2016 07:19 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: India has conveyed to the government of Nepal, current chair of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), that India will not be able to participate in the proposed SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November 2016.

Russian teen survives 23-floor fall after attempting to impress girl

Published On: September 27, 2016 09:25 PM NPT By: Reuters

NOVOSIBIRSK, Sept 27: A 16-year-old boy from Siberia narrowly escaped death after he swung from a balcony 23 flights high and fell down, all while trying to impress a girl.

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

Published On: September 27, 2016 04:26 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, Sept 27: Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.

Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles

Published On: September 27, 2016 08:23 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, Sept 27: Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles.

Clinton accuses Trump of 'hiding something' in taxes

Published On: September 27, 2016 07:45 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Sept 27: Hillary Clinton emphatically accused Donald Trump of purposely keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters, declaring during Monday night's presidential debate, "There's something he's hiding."

‘Snake on a train’ halts Japan bullet express

Published On: September 26, 2016 08:02 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse

TOKYO, Sept 26: A Japanese bullet train was forced to make an emergency stop on Monday after a snake was found slithering between the seats, local media reported.

Young Prince George shuns high-five from Canadian PM

Published On: September 26, 2016 06:02 PM NPT By: Agencies

LONDON, Sept 26: Blame it on jet lag or maybe a precocious knowledge that his great-grandmother is Canada’s head of state but Britain’s 3-year-old Prince George just wasn’t going to be charmed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Spain: Police arrest 2 Moroccans for alleged jihad support

Published On: September 26, 2016 05:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

MADRID, Sept 26: Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested two alleged pro-jihad activists, including one who allegedly attempted to join the armed Islamic State group in Syria to be trained to carry out attacks in Europe.

Egypt migrant shipwreck deathtoll rises to 168

Published On: September 26, 2016 03:58 PM NPT By: Republica

CAIRO, Sept 25, 2016 (AFP) - Egyptian rescue workers have recovered 168 bodies from a migrant shipwreck off Egypt's Mediterranean coast, the health ministry said Sunday.