Tokyo, Sep 3 : Nippon Life Insurance of Japan wants to hike its stake in its Indian joint venture Reliance Life Insurance to 49 percent from 26 percent, when India notifies the decision of higher foreign equity cap in the … Read it!
New York, Sep 3 : In what could lead to prevention of sudden cardiac arrest, a study led by an Indian-origin cardiologist has found that levels of sex hormones in the blood are linked to the heart rhythm disorder.… Read it!
Sydney, Sep 3 : Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia has rejected donations by Reddit users who tried to absolve themselves of the “sin” after having looked at hacked nude photos of Hollywood celebrities.… Read it!
Ottawa, Sep 3 : Canada is participating in NATO’s war game in Latvia, the Canadian Department of National Defence said.… Read it!
Washington, Sep 3 : India-born scientist Dr Thomas John Colacot has won the American Chemical Society’s ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry, one of the top honours in the field.… Read it!
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Sep 3 : As the beheading of a second American journalist by the Islamic State (IS) terror group sent shock waves through the nation, US President Barack Obama authorised 350 additional troops be deployed to Iraq… Read it!
Beijing, Sep 3 : The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, retreated 13 basis points to 6.1697 against the US dollar in its central parity Wednesday, authorities said.… Read it!
Los Angeles, Sep 3 : Miltos Yerolemou, who was seen as swordsman Syrio Forel in TV show “Game of Thrones”, joins the cast of “Star Wars Episode VII”.… Read it!
Geneva, Sep 3 : The World Health Organisation Tuesday said the outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is “a distinct and independent event”, with no relationship to the epidemic in West Africa.… Read it!
Baghdad, Sep 3 : US warplanes Tuesday dropped thousands of leaflets on the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, urging residents to keep clear of places occupied by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group that overran the city in June.… Read it!