Polls open in Britain's general election

UK polls today opened with about 46 million eligible voters expected to cast their ballot to choose between Prime Minister Theresa May and Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn under the looming shadow of the two deadly terror attacks that recently rocked the country

Indian-American among 12 new astronauts chosen by NASA

NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, from a record number of over 18,000 applicants, who will be trained for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space. The seven men and five women comprise the 22nd class of American spaceflight trainees since 1959. This is the largest group NASA has selected in almost two decades. It was selected from a record 18,300 applicants — more than NASA has ever had during an open astronaut call

Pak court reserves verdict in detention case of Hafiz Saeed

Lahore: Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides will have to spend some more time in jail as a Pakistani court today reserved its verdict in their detention case. A division bench headed by Justice Abdul Sami Khan reserved the decision after the Punjab government law officer submitted a reply and Saeed's counsel advocate A K Dogar completed his arguments.

Dangal's China success an exemplary story for BRICS: top CPC leader

Beijing: Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, that has scripted history in China by becoming the first top-grossing non-Hollywood film, earned rare praise today from a top Chinese leader who lauded it for being a "success story" which needs to be highlighted by the media in BRICS nations.

UN chief warns of serious clean water shortages by 2050

United Nations: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that by 2050 global demand for fresh water is projected to grow by more than 40 per cent and at least a quarter of the world's population will live in countries with a "chronic or recurrent" lack of clean water. He told the Security Council that "strains on water access are already rising in all regions," noting that three- quarters of the 193 UN member states share rivers or lake basins with their neighbors.

Islamic State group claims attacks in Tehran: Amaq agency

Beirut: The Islamic State group claimed twin attacks in the Iranian capital today targeting parliament and the shrine of the country's revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini, the Amaq propaganda agency said.

Second suicide bombing at Iran shrine: state TV

Tehran: A second suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the shrine of Iran's revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini in south Tehran today, state broadcaster IRIB reported.

'SCO could give platform to India, Pak to resolve disputes'

Beijing: The entry of India and Pakistan into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) could help them to resolve their bilateral differences though there are apprehensions that their hostility could affect the unity of the China-dominated outfit, a state-run Chinese daily said. "There is some concern that the hostility between India and Pakistan might affect the organisation's unity.

Suicide bombing at tomb of Iran's Khomeini: media

Tehran:  A suicide bomber detonated explosives at the tomb of Iranian revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini in southern Tehran today, news agency ISNA reported.

Several wounded in attacks on Iran parliament, tomb: reports

Tehran: Several people were reported injured today after armed men burst into Tehran's parliament building and the mausoleum of revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini, state media said. One member of parliament told state broadcaster IRIB that there were three gunmen inside the parliamentary complex in central Tehran, armed with rifles and a pistol.

China-India border tension remains despite growing economic ties: US

Washington: The Pentagon has said that tension continues to exist along the disputed portions of India-China border even though the economic relationship between the two countries have increased in recent years. According to Pentagon, China's use of force in territorial disputes has varied widely throughout its history.

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