I’ve surrendered: Irrfan on battling cancer

TIMES OF INDIA - 2 hours 49 min ago
‘Uncertainty is the only certainty’, observes Irrfan, as he gives us a glimpse into his ongoing journey – from the shock of the diagnosis to the calmness of the realisation that ‘the cork doesn’t need to control the current it’s floating in’

Pak has more N-warheads, India robust deterrence

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 23:49
​​Pakistan now has 140-150 nuclear warheads compared to India's 130-140, with China hovering around 280, as per the latest assessment of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), released on Monday.

Interpol not prompt on Nirav Modi: CBI

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:15
Nirav Modi has travelled to the UK, France, the US, Hong Kong and Belgium in the last three-four months, mostly using his revoked Indian passport (no Z1781888). This included his train journey on June 12 from London to Brussels.

Kane double gives England victory over Tunisia

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:08
A stoppage-time header from two-goal Harry Kane gave England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday.

Gaming addiction is a mental disorder: WHO

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:48
World Health Organisation (WHO) described the addiction as a "pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour" that becomes so extensive it "takes precedence over other life interests".

Kochhar steps aside for conflict probe duration

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:18
ICICI board announced that Chanda Kochhar "has decided to go on leave till the completion of the enquiry" by former Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna into conflict-of-interest allegations against her​.

Live FIFA World Cup 2018: Tunisia vs England

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 20:01
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India’s desi GPS ‘NavIC’ all set to navigate you

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:22
Soon, your smartphones and car navigation systems may take directions from NavIC, the government’s desi global positioning system (GPS) that has been developed to challenge the current GPS system of the West.

FIFA World Cup: Belgium outclass Panama 3-0

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:08
Belgium's creativity and power proved too much for World Cup debutants Panama as the Group G favourites overcame the heroics of goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and a massed defence to run out 3-0 winners on Monday.

Mallya diverted Rs 3,700cr loan to F1, IPL and for private jet sorties: ED

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:17
The Enforcement Directorate on Monday charged embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya and his two firms for fraudulently "diverting" over Rs 3,700 crore bank loan funds to a UK-based F1 motorsport firm, a T20 IPL team, and for enjoying private jet sorties.

Live FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium vs Panama

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:01
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FIFA WC: Granqvist helps Sweden beat Korea 1-0

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:03
Skipper Andreas Granqvist coolly converted a 65th minute penalty awarded after video review to hand Sweden a 1-0 victory over South Korea in a scrappy Group F encounter at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.

Nirav Modi travelled to many nations despite Interpol's alert: CBI

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:58
Absconding diamond jeweller Nirav Modi managed to travel across several countries even after information about his passport being revoked by the Indian government was flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, the CBI said in New Delhi on Monday.

At least eight Kenyan police killed by Shabab militants

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:54
Eight Kenyan police officials have been killed when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device planted by Somalia's al-Shabab militant group, police say.

EU may cancel Brexit security deal if UK quits European Court of Human Rights

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:50
The European Union is threatening to nullify any EU-UK security partnership following Britain’s exit from the bloc if the UK leaves the European Court of Human Rights.

Daesh terrorists execute seven members of same family in Iraq's Mosul

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:45
The remnants of Daesh terrorists have kidnapped and executed at least seven members of the same family from northern Iraqi city of Mosul, months after the Takfiri terrorist group suffered a defeat in the volatile region.

Don't question govt's intention: Law minister on next CJI's appointment

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:43
The government's intention on the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) should not be questioned, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday, noting that when the incumbent names the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court as his successor as per convention, the executive will take a call.

VAR penalty brings Sweden victory against South Korea in World Cup opener

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:42
The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has once against proven its potentials as a crucial technology in the 2018 World Cup as Sweden scores from a penalty given by the system to win its opening game against South Korea.

James Clapper says federal government should end Russia probe ‘soon’

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:37
The former head of the US Intelligence Community, James Clapper, says he hopes the Justice Department would conclude its year-long probe into the alleged collusion between President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

Iran FM says Israel’s nukes real threat to Middle East, beyond

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:29
Iran's foreign minister has decried Israel’s nukes as a real threat to the Middle East region and the rest of the world, calling for a new focus on the occupying regime’s nuclear arsenal.

Germany’ CSU gives Merkel ultimatum over refugees amid coalition crisis

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:26
The Christian Social Union (CSU) party of Germany’s Bavaria region, a key ally in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, has issued an ultimatum for the government to introduce restrictions on refugee arrivals in two weeks or face a real political crisis.

Turkish forces enter outskirts of Syria's Manbij as part of deal with US: Media report

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:44
Turkish troops have reportedly entered the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Manbij as part of a deal agreed with the United States to remove Washington-backed Kurdish militants from the area and secure the region.

Saudi MERS outbreaks killed 23 over four months, says UN's health agency

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:30
Outbreaks of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), also known as camel flu, have claimed the lives of nearly two dozen people in Saudi Arabia in four months.

US airstrike kills 22 Iraq’s Hashd al-Sha'abi fighters near Syria border: Statement

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:11
Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, say a US airstrike on the Iraqi border with war-torn Syria has claimed the lives of nearly two dozen of its fighters and wounded a dozen others.

India to press for responsible crude pricing at OPEC meet: Oil minister

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:08
India will pitch for "responsible" crude pricing at the upcoming conference organised by oil producers' cartel OPEC, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

Iran nuclear chief vows full protection of national interests at Oslo Forum

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:07
The Iranian nuclear chief says he will defend the country's national interests "in the best way" during the upcoming Oslo Forum.

FIFA World Cup Live: Sweden vs South Korea

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:57
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GOP senator to Trump: End 'wicked' family separation policy

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:36
US Republican Senator Ben Sasse has called on the administration of President Donald Trump to end a “wicked” practice of separating Central American immigrant children from their parents at the southern border amid growing backlash over the policy.

Iran to open office in Saudi Arabia ahead of Hajj

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:13
Preliminary agreements have been made to open an office in Saudi Arabia to solve potential problems facing Iranians during the Hajj pilgrimage, said the head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization on Monday.

Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul as Taliban end ceasefire

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:10
Dozens of peace protesters arrived in Kabul on Monday after walking hundreds of kilometers across war-battered Afghanistan, as the Taliban ended an unprecedented ceasefire and resumed attacks in parts of the country.

De Mistura: Russia-Iran-Turkey meeting on Syria ‘very important’

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:10
The meeting in Geneva on Syria between Russia, Iran and Turkey which began on Monday is very important, said UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.

Iran executes man for killing cops during Pasdaran protest

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:07
A man convicted of killing three policemen during a violent protest in the capital in February was hanged at a correctional facility on Monday.

Iran attracts $2b in foreign capital through BOT contracts: NIGC

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:07
Iran has for the first time attracted $2 billion in foreign investment through build-operate-transfer (BOT) contracts, said the managing director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).

Parliament to review key bill on waste recycling soon

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:05
A bill on exempting Iran's recycling industry from tax in a bid to support waste management services will be reviewed at the Parliament in the near future, the head of Iran Recycling Federation said.

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka area kills three

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:04
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and bursting water mains, government and company officials said.

President: Armenia eager to increase cooperation with Iran

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:03
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian underscored his country's willingness to use all existing capacities to further boost cooperation with Iran in all fields.

Iron ore concentrate production up

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:01
Production of iron ore concentrates in Iran increased during the two-month period from March 21 to May 21.

Iran to host first exhibition tour

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:56
The Independent Artistic Institution of Platform 101 will host the first exhibition tour in Tehran.

Iran says will veto output hike when OPEC meets

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:54
Iran will veto an anticipated proposal by Saudi Arabia and Russia to increase global oil production when major producers meet in Vienna on Wednesday, stressing that it will have Iraq and Venezuela by its side to block the move.

Iran's 'Mermaid' rises up to grab SCO's Special Jury Award

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:54
Iranian feature movie 'Mermaid', directed by Amir-Masoud Agqababaeian, received the Special Jury Award at the first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) film festival held in the Chinese port city of Qingdao from June 13 to 17.

'Indians face 25% higher risks to financial fraud'

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:49
In a report, global financial information company, Experian says 24 per cent of Indians have directly experienced frauds while transacting online, and sectors like telco's (57 per cent), banks (54 per cent) and retailers (46 per cent) are the worst victims.

Stunned Germany pledges to bounce back from Mexico loss

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:47
Germany’s shock World Cup opening defeat to Mexico on Sunday has left its tournament plans in disarray but coach Joachim Loew sounded confident the world champion would quickly make amends.

Iran, Switzerland urge preserving JCPOA

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:45
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Brazil’s Tite blames ref for Swiss draw

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:42
Tite complained bitterly that Switzerland’s equalizing goal ought to have been ruled out for a foul, as Brazil could only draw 1-1 on its opening night in Group E at the 2018 World Cup.

Russia's Mirror reflects Iran's 'No Date No Signature' as winner

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:41
Iranian drama 'No Date, No Signature', directed by Vahid Jalilvand, won the award for Best Director at Russia's Mirror International Film Festival which was held from June 11 to 18.

Iran beaten by Anderson magic in VNL

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:38
Iran suffered a 3-0 (29-27, 25-20, 26-24) against USA in in its final game of the fourth round of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League before heading to Tehran for the final round of the competition.

Delhi IAS officers ready for talks with Kejriwal

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:34
"Officers of Delhi government welcome CM's appeal. We reiterate that we continue to be at work with full dedication and vigour. We look forward to concrete interventions for our security and dignity. We are open to formal discussions with CM on this matter," the IAS AGMUT Association said after a meeting held at Delhi secretariat where they discussed the appeal made by Kejriwal yesterday.

Global stocks, oil suffer as US-China trade spat heats up

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:24
Global stocks slid on Monday and US oil prices slumped after US President Donald Trump announced tariffs on Chinese goods and Beijing responded with similar measures in an escalating trade dispute.

Japan confronts risks of US alliance based on dollars and deals, not values

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:20
Eighteen months after Donald Trump became US president and started shaking up global diplomacy, Japan is waking up to the risks of an alliance based on dollars and deals rather than shared values and security interests.

President Rouhani to visit Switzerland, Austria

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:02
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to pay an official visit to Switzerland and Austria at the invitation of his counterparts, his office announced on Monday.

Delhi dy CM Sisodia falls ill, hospitalised 

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:58
Delhi's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia was hospitalised on Monday after his health deteriorated on the sixth day of indefinite fast.

Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:47
Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday’s election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels.

Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US denies

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:45
Syrian state media reported Monday that an airstrike against pro-government forces in the far east of the country caused casualties, an attack that Iraqi officials said killed at least 25 paramilitaries and was just across the border from its own territory.

UN slams migrant family separations at US border

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:25
US lawmakers seek end to 'evil' migrant policy

How Punjabi students' Canada dreams end on hard road

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:32
There are tens of hundreds of Punjabi students, who are spending nearly two to three hours (oneway) to reach college and then slogging at part-time jobs after the college hours and during the weekends.

Terrorists set orchards ablaze in southwest Syria

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:38
Terrorists associated with a notorious Takfiri outfit have torched and destroyed dozens of acres of orchards in southwestern Syria.

Merkel's allies to decide on divisive migrant plan amid coalition crisis

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:47
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide on Monday whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilizing her three-month-old coalition.

Australian firms told to catch up on climate change risk checks

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:43
Australian companies are not doing enough work to model the risks of climate change and how it will affect their profitability, a new report by a thinktank said.

WHO decides video game addiction is a disease

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:03
The World Health Organization (WHO) will include video ‘gaming disorder’ in a new draft of its International Classification of Diseases.

Moody's keeps South Korea's rating at Aa2

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
Global rating agency Moody's Investors Service said Monday that it has maintained its rating on South Korea at 'Aa2', citing the country's resilience to global shocks, eased geo-political risks and sound public finances.

Discovering wonders of Yivli Minare Mosque in Turkey's Antalya

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:44
Many local and foreign tourists every year visit eight-century-old Yivli Minare Mosque, the Alaaddin Mosque, for its architecture. Built by Anatolian Seljuk Sultan Kayqubad I, the mosque is one of the most visited historical monuments in Antalya Province.

Kariz Underground City in Kish Island

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:35
The aqueducts of Kish Island in the Persian Gulf date back to 2,500 years ago. It once provided the islanders’ drinking water.

New method makes weather forecasts right as rain

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:34
Meteorologists have known for some time that rainfall forecasts have flaws, as failure to take into account factors such as evaporation can affect their accuracy.

Former Israeli spy chief: Iran’s energy sector, 'next 9/11 in cyber'

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:21
Former chief of an Israeli spy service unit has said that the first cyber target in any future conflict with Iran should be its energy infrastructure.

UK department for education says ‘no’ to cryptocurrency curriculum in schools

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:02
Though the availability of formal cryptocurrency and blockchain education around the globe is increasing rapidly, the UK Department for Education (DfE) appear to have no immediate plans to include cryptocurrency as a topic in the UK school curriculum.

Ram Sene chief likens Gauri Lankesh to a dog

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:49
A fringe right-wing outfit's chief yesterday likened slain Bengaluru journalist Gauri Lankesh to a dog, reported Times Now. Pramod Muthalik, chief of the right-wing outfit Sri Ram Sene, made this comparison while hitting out at critics who have been asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence on Lankesh, who was murdered last September.

Britain's May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:46
British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to increase funding for the National Health Service by 20 billion pounds ($26.57 billion) after Brexit, funded by money no longer spent on membership of the European Union and possible tax rises.

Mexico fans cause 'quake' during Germany match

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:44
Elated fans waved Mexican flags and donned traditional "sombrero" hats at the iconic Angel of Independence monument in downtown Mexico City as they sang the country's unofficial soccer anthem, "Cielito Lindo," or "Pretty Little Sky," a popular folksong.

Everything you need to know about fats

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:07
Bad fats can destroy your diet and cause illnesses. However, good fats help protect your brain, heart and health. Thus, every fat is not harmful. For example, Omega-3, one of the healthy fats, is vitally important for both physical and emotional health.

Vitamin D may guard against colon cancer

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:04
The Sun you get when you mow the lawn or run errands could protect you against colon cancer, new research showed.

Three dead, 200 wounded as powerful quake jolts Japan’s second-biggest metropolis

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:03
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.

Do this mind exercise daily to prevent Dementia developing

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:01
Dementia signs and symptoms can affect people in different ways depending on which part of the brain has been affected, but what is the life expectancy once you’ve been diagnosed with the disease? There is no cure for the disease but there are ways of preventing it — one being a mind exercise.

Oil slumps near $64 as OPEC clash looms and trade war escalates

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:59
Oil fell near $64 a barrel as Saudi Arabia and Russia prepared for a clash with allied crude producers over whether to lift output and as China and the US exchanged threats over trade.

Iran FM advisor off to Geneva

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:59
Senior Advisor to Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari heading a delegation departed for Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday morning.

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports grow by 15.5%

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:58
Enterprise Singapore, a government agency that champions enterprise development, announced on Monday Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew 15.5 percent year on year in May.

Flying spiders spin balloon of silk to catch a ride with wind

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:41
Some spiders take air balloon rides, and researchers at the Technical University (TU) of Berlin are trying figure out how.

Mars to reach closest point to Earth in 15 years for this reason

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:37
The unusual event is due to a phenomenon known as perihelic opposition, in which the orbits of Earth and Mars align, bringing the two planets closer together.

Scientist launches hunt for Loch Ness 'monster DNA'

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:35
Tales of a giant creature lurking beneath the murky waves of Loch Ness have been around for more than 1,500 years — and one academic hopes the marvels of modern science can finally unravel the mystery.

Animals with 'night vision goggles'

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:33
A tarsier is known for its big, beady eyes, but it's only when you look at a skull of this diminutive South East Asian primate that you realize just how big are.

Iran plans to eradicate hepatitis B syndrome

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:43
Iran is planning to eradicate the risk of spreading hepatitis B virus via blood transmission, an Iranian health official was quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.

Isfahan to host 35th World Conference on Science Parks

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:37
The 35th World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation will be held in Isfahan during September 2-5.

Iran plans to eradicate hepatitis B syndrome

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:36
Iran is planning to eradicate the risk of spreading hepatitis B virus via blood transmission, an Iranian health official was quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.

Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:36
Beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet may have changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater, according to a study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers.

Zionist regime arrests 20 Hamas members

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:12
Zionist regime has arrested and detained at least 20 members of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in West Bank under the pretext that they were preparing to attack the occupiers’ positions.