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'Karachi gangster confessed he had contact with Kulbhushan Jadhav'
- April 15, 2017

Jadhav was awarded death sentence by a Pakistani military court on April 10 for "espionage and waging war against Pakistan". Earlier today, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz had shared the state's charge sheet against Jadhav and a timeline of his trial. (more...)
Trump to discontinue Obama policy of voluntarily releasing White House visitor logs Trump to discontinue Obama policy of voluntarily releasing White House visitor logs
- April 15, 2017

Officials from Mr Trump's White House tell Time that the logs "create more of a façade of transparency rather than complete transparency". White House Communications Director Michael Dubke said in a statement on Friday that "the grave national security risks and privacy concerns of the hundreds of thousands of visitors annually" was the reason for keeping the records secret. (more...)
Saturn's moon Enceladus holds 'three of four requirements' for life to exist
- April 15, 2017

The others? Carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur in an environment with liquid water and an energy source. "Although we can't detect life, we've found that there's a food source there for it", said Hunter Waite , lead author of the Cassini study. (more...)
North Korean leader appears in parade
- April 15, 2017

A White House foreign policy adviser said Friday that the USA is assessing military options in response to North Korea's weapons programs, saying another provocative test was a question of "when" rather than 'if'. That said, China is trying to stop North Korea's nuke usage before war breaks out, which could hurt China in the process. North Korea warned in a statement on Thursday quoted in the report that the United States was "driving the situation to the brink of a nuclear war". (more...)
Saturn moon Enceladus could sustain life
- April 15, 2017

Ice plumes shooting into space from Saturn's ocean-bearing moon Enceladus contain hydrogen from hydrothermal vents, an environment that some scientists believe led to the rise of life on Earth, research published on Thursday showed. "The plumes on Enceladus are associated with hotter regions, so after Hubble imaged this new plume-like feature on Europa , we looked at that location on the Galileo thermal map". (more...)
In First Comments, Assad Claims Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication'
- April 15, 2017

Russia , Iran and Syria want an independent investigation and those opposed to the call "don't have a clear conscience", he said. "These have tested positive for the nerve agent sarin, or a sarin-like substance", the delegation said during a special session on Syria at the OPCW in The Hague. (more...)
Defer MCD polls by one or two months, says Arvind Kejriwal
- April 15, 2017

His remarks assume significance as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday demanded that the municipal polls be "postponed" by a month or two till arrangements are made to use EVMs equipped with VVPAT (voter-verifiable paper audit trail). "We are adopting the same strategy used by the party before 2015 assembly polls in which we went to people convincing about the positive work done during our 49-day government, senior party leader told PTI". (more...)
Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'
- April 15, 2017

North Korea on Friday denounced the United States for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the region as the USS Carl Vinson strike group with a flag-ship nuclear-powered aircraft carrier steamed closer. In an interview with the AP on Friday , North Korea's vice-minister Han Song Ryol accused Trump of "making trouble" and "provocations" with his "aggressive words". (more...)
Donald Trump: Nato is no longer obsolete
- April 15, 2017

Referencing fears that may arise across Europe due to US-Russia relations, the US president said he hopes that Europeans will "have to fear nothing ... Trump will host NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office in the afternoon, and the two men will answer questions in a joint news conference. (more...)
China wants US, North Korea sabre rattling stopped
- April 15, 2017

The North's sabre-rattling has encouraged a rapprochement between Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who met face-to-face for the first time late last week at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. "The national security interest of the United States in this case is the threat of the regime to us and our allies in the region and so our focus is on that". (more...)
A Saturn moon may host life A Saturn moon may host life
- April 15, 2017

Just yesterday, NASA announced some incredibly amazing news about the Saturn moon called Enceladus, teasing the possibility that the frozen world could actually support life right now. "Enceladus is high on the list in the solar system for showing habitable conditions", said Hunter Waite, the lead author of the study."There is chemical potential to support microbial systems". (more...)
Alphabet's Verily shows off health-focused smartwatch Alphabet's Verily shows off health-focused smartwatch
- April 15, 2017

Basically instead of features like displaying notifications from your phone, or controlling music playback, or playing games, the Study Watch will be more of a healthcare sort of device. It also examines electrocardiogram, heart rate, electrodermal activity and inertial movements. The company specifically said the watch would be used in " Baseline Study ", a Verily project that aims to measure what a healthy human looks like, and the " Personalized Parkinson's Project ". (more...)
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
- April 15, 2017

The trailer was unveiled at a Star Wars celebration in Orlando , Florida and amassed thousands of views online in just a few minutes. The Last Jedi - Episode VIII in the Star Wars universe - is the second in the current trilogy, coming after The Force Awakens. (more...)
What's So Good About Friday? What's So Good About Friday?
- April 15, 2017

Christians community celebrate this famous festival worldwide. This greeting identifies the fundamental character of Christian belief: Jesus of Nazareth has been raised from the dead! In the spirit of the season, they pledged to continue to provide quality service at competitive rates throughout this period and afterwards, assuring subscribers of seamless communications experience during and after the festive season. (more...)
Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunt in Unicoi Co Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunt in Unicoi Co
- April 15, 2017

Easter Sunday Worship on April 16 also begins at 9:15 a.m., but is followed by Easter Brunch and an Easter Egg Hunt for the children. Easter egg hunt , 1 p.m., St. Ages 3 and 4 will run for the eggs at 10:30 a.m. The Easter Bunny will be there to greet children. More than 3000 eggs will be hidden in Penny Park with children divided into age groups. (more...)
Life on Saturn's Moon? Life on Saturn's Moon?
- April 15, 2017

Two NASA spacecraft discovered plumes of water vapor erupting from the moons of Saturn and Jupiter - kind of like geysers here on earth. Nasa's findings, which have been published in the journal Science , said the only plausible source for the hydrogen found was that there have been chemical reactions between the warm water and rocks on the ocean floor. (more...)
Pak won't provide information on Jadhav so easily: Defence Expert
- April 15, 2017

The role of foreign spy agencies can not be ruled out", said Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria. "We are getting between 100 to 140 messages daily condemning the decision of the Pakistan military court", an official with AIR's external services division said. (more...)
United passengers to be fully reimbursed United passengers to be fully reimbursed
- April 15, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the airline's handling of the incident was "troubling". The statement noted that "it is legal for airlines to involuntarily bump passengers when there are not enough volunteers" and that "it is the airline's responsibility to determine its own fair boarding priorities". (more...)
Hacked files suggest NSA penetrated SWIFT, Middle East banks
- April 15, 2017

The group, which a year ago dumped malware it had allegedly stolen from The Equation Group, a hacking team associated with the NSA, posted new files over the weekend and followed up today with a dump of Windows exploits. EWORKFRENZY - Lotus Domino 6.5.4 and 7.0.2 exploit. Friday's dump contains potent exploits and hacking tools that target most versions of Microsoft Windows and evidence of sophisticated hacks on the SWIFT banking system of several banks across the world. (more...)
Saturn's moon Enceladus may support alien life
- April 15, 2017

NASA has revealed that it has found that Saturn's moon, Enceladus, and Jupiter's moon, Europa, can have life on them. Hell, we didn't even know these plumes existed until Cassini reached the Saturn system in 2005. The presence of hydrogen in the ocean on this moon of Saturn means that microbes - if they exist there - could use it to obtain energy by combining it with carbon dioxide dissolved in the water there, scientists said. (more...)

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