• JEE Advanced 2017 Today, 1.7 Lakh Students Appear For IIT Berth
JEE Advanced 2017 Today, 1.7 Lakh Students Appear For IIT Berth

Accordingly, both Paper-1 and Paper-2 had three sections for each part of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics . Candidates having any objections will have two days to send their feedback or objections to the released answer keys of JEE Advanced.

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  • Second Ebola case confirmed in Congo
Second Ebola case confirmed in Congo

The driver also fell ill and later died. It said the teams of experts, including epidemiologists, biologists and hygiene specialists had been dispatched to the region. More than 11,000 people died in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014-2015, mainly in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The WHO said it was working closely with Congo aut...

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  • Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge
Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge

According to reports, to cross over to Sadiya near the Lohit border in Arunachal, will take 30-minutes, reducing the travel time by four hours. The bridge will ensure 24X7 connectivity between upper Assam and Eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh, marking a major transformation from the ferry-based, day-only connectivity that collapsed during floods....

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  • Floods kill 100 in Sri Lanka
Floods kill 100 in Sri Lanka

The WHO will be supporting the Ministry of Health to deploy medical teams to the affected districts. Heavy flooding also was reported in the country's south. The western and southern part of Sri Lanka was hit by floods after torrential rainfall which further led to mudslides in a number of places. INS Kirch diverted to Colombo to render i...

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  • Wreckage of IAF's missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet found near China border
Wreckage of IAF's missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet found near China border

The Indian Air Force ordered a court of inquiry into the crash, hours after the debris of the fighter plane was sighted in an area 60 km from Tezpur airbase with which it lost radar and radio contact on Tuesday. While the aircraft has been found, there is no news about the aircrew that was flying the jet. The aircraft was declared overdue and...

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  • Govt bans sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter
Govt bans sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter

It also mandates special approval of the state to transport the animal outside. The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests on 23 May 2017 came up with new regulations that ban the sale of all kinds of cattle for slaughter across India.

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  • Greek Creditors Stall on Debt Deal
Greek Creditors Stall on Debt Deal

Eurozone finance ministers said they hoped to reach a deal for fresh bailout cash for Greece on Monday, but a row with the International Monetary Fund over debt relief heated up. "This afternoon and this evening we had a first in-depth discussion on the topic of debt sustainability, looking very carefully at needs, options, constraints", Dijssel...

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  • Ronald Sargent Purchases 9050 Shares of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stock
Ronald Sargent Purchases 9050 Shares of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stock

Wells Fargo & Co has a 12-month low of $43.55 and a 12-month high of $59.99. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 7 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 14 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM rating. The Firm operates through two divisions: Domestic and global. It has a 13.43 P/E ratio. The Domestic segment makes and markets pr...

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  • #NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban
#NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

The government said that the revised order on its face is an appropriate national security measure that temporarily suspends the entry of nationals from those countries while it is determined if current vetting is adequate to detect terrorists, and denied that the order discriminates on the basis of religion.

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  • Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Rampur, 4 militants gunned down
Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Rampur, 4 militants gunned down

Earlier in the day, the jawans gunned down two Border Action Team (BAT) terrorists. "Operation continues", said army's Srinagar-based spokesman Rajesh Kalia. The encounter is still underway at the LoC. Simultaneously, a BAT action was launched on a patrol operating in between the two posts. On May 21, the Indian Army foiled an infiltration atte...

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  • Instagram direct messages now support web links, landscape photo orientation
Instagram direct messages now support web links, landscape photo orientation

Links are also being supported now. Links will now be shown on Direct messages with the page's main photo, title and a part of the page's text. The direct messages can be sent to anyone that's in one person follow list or to random users, but in this case, they will appear as a message request in their inbox.

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  • Kansas House approves school aid plan some call insufficient
Kansas House approves school aid plan some call insufficient

Kansas lawmakers are postponing debates on a new plan for raising taxes to fix the state budget and another measure that would boost spending on public schools. The legislation he signed into law, Senate Bill 16 , reduces the initial fee for a five-year license from $140 to $40 and the renewal fee from $70 to $40.

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  • BS Yeddyurappa will be BJP's CM face in Karnataka: Amit Shah
BS Yeddyurappa will be BJP's CM face in Karnataka: Amit Shah

After the party's poor performance in the recently-held bye-elections in Nanjangud and Gundlupet Assembly seats, the leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council, KS Eshwarappa, had rebelled. Asked whether "Achhe Din" or the promise of good days made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the election campaign of 2014 had been fulfilled, he ...

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  • Mudslide, floods in Sri Lanka kill 25; 42 missing
Mudslide, floods in Sri Lanka kill 25; 42 missing

The fatalities included people buried under debris from a landslide at midnight in Baduraliya, a town 60 kilometers (38 miles) southeast of the capital Colombo . The latest flooding was the worst since May 2003 when 250 people were killed and 10,000 homes destroyed after a similarly powerful Southwest monsoon, officials said.

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  • Auburn baseball falls to Arkansas in SEC Tournament
Auburn baseball falls to Arkansas in SEC Tournament

It was a long day for Mississippi State (36-24), which was eliminated from the tournament after two losses in one day. The three different relievers that came in after him all gave up one run, allowing State to take the lead in the 9th inning.

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  • Missouri Highway Patrol watching drivers closely Memorial Day weekend
Missouri Highway Patrol watching drivers closely Memorial Day weekend

South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers and Minnesota State Patrol troopers will join together to conduct a 23-hour traffic safety operation starting Friday morning. The Heat Is On DUI enforcement campaign will return for Memorial Day weekend as Coloradans celebrate the unofficial start of summer. As millions of Americans prepare to hit the road thi...

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  • Morgan cautious over Stokes injury
Morgan cautious over Stokes injury

Morgan and Ali provided them, clearing the rope ten times between them as they shared 117 inside 14 overs, Ali striking Tahir for three sixes in an over en route to a 35-ball fifty. "It was a big shock and what happened is sad and unfortunate", De Villiers said. Morgan reached three figures with a hook shot off South African speedster Kagiso Ra...

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  • Cabinet Members Testifying on Trump Budget on Capitol Hill
Cabinet Members Testifying on Trump Budget on Capitol Hill

In addition, Paletta reports that the Trump budget documents may claim that tax cuts drive so much additional growth that they - plus the safety-net cuts - will restore federal budget balance a decade hence. Republicans and Democrats in Congress have criticised the size of the cuts to the State Department and US Agency for International...

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  • Eagles, Corsica in 1-1 stalemate
Eagles, Corsica in 1-1 stalemate

The England based forward converted the spot kick in the 80th minute after Oghenekaro Etebo was brought down in the vital area to net his sixth global goal. The three-time African champions could have levelled up the game before halftime but Musa missed from close range after Alhassan's effort was spilled by Penneteau.

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  • Ethiopian elected World Health Organization head, Pakistani eliminated in 1st round voting
Ethiopian elected World Health Organization head, Pakistani eliminated in 1st round voting

Dr Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017. Delegates, health ministers and other high-level envoys chose Tedros over Britain's Dr. Welcoming the choice, Women Deliver has said his appointment comes at a time when the world needs a fierce and proactive advocate for gender equalit...

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  • US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea in mind
US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea in mind

An ICBM target has never been tested before. The plan is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the USA homeland. The Pentagon classifies any missile with a range greater than 3,400 miles as an ICBM. A year ago a science advocacy group said the system has no proven capability to protect the United States. If all goes as planned, ...

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  • Iran: Rouhani hits back at Trump, pledging to continue ballistic missile enrichment
Iran: Rouhani hits back at Trump, pledging to continue ballistic missile enrichment

For him to give such a provocative speech while in Saudi Arabia was created to tell the world that the USA would continue to be part of the Saudi-led bloc that is fighting in Yemen. In a jibe at the multibillion-dollar arms deals signed between Mr Trump and the Saudi government at the weekend, he said: "You can't solve terrorism just by g...

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  • City pools to open after Memorial Day
City pools to open after Memorial Day

Join us for recreational swimming, swimming lessons, parent's night out, free drop-in programs and so much more! Admission is $1.50 for adults and $1.00 for children. Mayor Wally Scott has said he hopes to open a public splash park there, but formal plans for the property have not been announced. Night swimming is available Monday-Thursday from 6:3...

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  • What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi
What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

One man was arrested following raids in the Withington area while the other was arrested in the Manchester area, according to the police. Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said there were 20 people still in "critical care" across Manchester by Wednesday at 8.30am, whose "horrific injuries" include major organ ...

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  • Stay Sun Smart This Summer!
Stay Sun Smart This Summer!

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , ultraviolet rays are an invisible form of radiation that comes from the sun, sunlamps and tanning beds. If you don't care for the sunscreen, you're not as likely to use it consistently. Choosing the right sunscreen is very important. "There are some products you can use on your r...

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  • With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas
With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

They actually made a motion to amend the House's bill - which raises about $100 million mostly by imposing new taxes on economic sectors such as telecommunications and communications - into the Senate's version. It was the budget office's first analysis of the bill that passed the House May 4 with only GOP votes. The legislative session...

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  • BELGIUM: Trump: NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'
BELGIUM: Trump: NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'

The US president has been very clear on his commitment to Nato's collective defense clause, but also "on his expectations", he said. He will also speak at NATO's gleaming new $1.2 billion new headquarters. The summit marks Trump's final stop on a maiden worldwide trip that began in Saudi Arabia and Israel, where the president was warmly e...

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  • United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation
United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

Corbyn, a veteran peace campaigner, is also set to link British foreign policy to domestic terrorism, saying that Labour would "change the way we do things abroad" if it wins power. More than a quarter (26%) of Jeremy Corbyn's posts on the platforms urged users to register during the same period (Wednesday May 17 to Tuesday May 23).

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  • Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

The President wished the new WHO chief the best as he takes over the agency amid various global health threats. After almost two years of public campaigning, originally by six candidates, the election itself took place in a closed-door session in which health ministers of 185 of the world's countries cast their ballots in secret, making Dr Tedr...

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  • Pope asks Trump to work for peace
Pope asks Trump to work for peace

Why the difference? The answer is a complicated mix of personal preference, diplomatic protocol and religious dictates. President Donald Trump seems to have put put his previous criticism of Pope Francis firmly in the past after meeting the Holy Father at the Vatican Wednesday.

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  • HANDSHAKE: Macron unshaken by Trump power grip
HANDSHAKE: Macron unshaken by Trump power grip

He has previously commented that he is "not a big fan of the handshake", though has regularly and publicly participated in them since launching his bid for the presidency nearly two years ago. Mr Macron then turned his attention to Belgian prime minister Charles Michel and Nato's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg, once again refusing to acknowle...

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  • Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy
Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy

A statement, separate from the not-yet-complete final communique, said that while the G7 is already committed to the fight against terrorism , Monday's deadly attack in Manchester has driven home the need to step up efforts - and quickly.

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  • UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack
UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack

The war raged from 2001 to 2014 as Western forces sought to overthrow the Taliban and dismantle the Islamist terror group. He is to say a Labour government would offer a different direction in foreign policy. "We will also change what we do overseas". It's not remotely historically accurate, because the jihadist challenge to the Western world sta...

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  • Republican candidate 'body-slams' reporter
Republican candidate 'body-slams' reporter

In the voting, Quist had done well in Democratic strongholds like Missoula, Helena and Bozeman - but Gianforte held a big lead in Billings, the state's biggest city, and a led in usually Democratic Cascade County ( Great Falls). Also Wednesday, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence recorded robocalls urging voters not to let the...

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  • Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs
Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

The Ohio Republican added that he "never envisioned" Trump as president, throughout their 15 years as friends and golf buddies. He suggested the President not be allowed to tweet overnight, the publication said. Someone in the audience brought up the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation and whether Trump could b...

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