WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED IV

Crisis in SC seems to be unresolved: Venugopal

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:56
A crisis erupted on January 12 after four senior judges — Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph — openly castigated the functioning of the top court headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

One year under Trump: A shrinking space for protests

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:47
For 11 months, Oliver Harris' life came to a near standstill as he waited to find out if he would be sent to prison for years over his alleged participation in a rally against US President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Iran mission in Sarajevo opens memorial book for tanker victims

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:32
The Embassy of Iran in Sarajevo said it has opened a memorial book to commemorate the sailors of the Sanchi oil tanker.

Military option no solution to domestic woes: Rouhani

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:11
No country can solve its domestic problems through dispatching troops to other regional countries, said President Hassan Rouhani in the 13th Conference of Parliamentary Union of the OIC members (PUIC) in Tehran on Tuesday.

Iran Parliament security commission will pursue Sanchi case: Larijani

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:45
Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission is charged with following-up the case of the Jan 6 collision of the Iranian oil tanker (Sanchi) with a Chinese freighter which led to the tragic death of all 32 crews on board the Iranian ship, a senior lawmaker announced on Tuesday.

Yazd wins 2017 Global Energy Award

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:40
By Sadeq Dehqan

Five arrested, others killed in operation to nab Venezuela former police pilot

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:39
Venezuela said five members of a ‘terrorist cell’ linked to a police pilot who has defected and who attacked the country’s Court during anti-government unrest last year, have been arrested and several others have been killed in an operation.

Declining trust in facts, institutions imposes real-world costs on US society

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:36
Americans' reliance on facts to discuss public issues has declined significantly in the past two decades, leading to political paralysis and collapse of civil discourse, according to a RAND Corporation report.

When will social media companies get serious about their effect on young kids?

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:32
The list of people who are worried about what technology and social media are doing to our kids’ brains is growing.

Progress against hunger, poverty hinges on empowering indigenous women

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:30
Empowering indigenous women — who have higher malnutrition rates than any other social group and typically earn far less than men — is key to successfully fighting hunger and extreme poverty, the UN agriculture chief has said.

UK MPs criticize error-hit 'hostile environment' for illegal immigrants

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:28
The UK government needs to end its reliance on its error-hit ‘hostile environment’ policy towards illegal migrants because it is not only deeply distressing to those involved but also undermines the credibility of immigration enforcement, MPs have said.

Oil spill around sunken tanker expands in East China Sea (Video)

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:18
The oil spill on the water surface around the sunken Iranian tanker in the East China Sea had expanded from 10 to 58 square kilometers from Sunday to Monday, China's maritime authority said.

Watch: Gopichand inaugurates BU sports complex

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:15
P Gopichand inaugurates Bennett University sports complex

U-19 World Cup: India steamroll PNG by 10 wickets

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:13
India continued their dominant run in the Under 19 World Cup by dishing out a clinical all-round performance with the ball that saw them steamroll Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in their second Group B match on Tuesday.

Islamic Parliamentarians conference opens in Tehran

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:05
The 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC members (PUIC) started here on Tuesday with the attendance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.

Researchers measure single atoms in a graphene 'petri-dish'

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:05
Researchers working at The University of Manchester have shown new possibilities for observing nanomaterials in liquids by creating a graphene 'petri-dish'.

Preterm babies may suffer setbacks in auditory brain development, speech

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:04
Preterm babies born early in the third trimester of pregnancy are likely to experience delays in the development of the auditory cortex, a brain region essential to hearing and understanding sound, a new study revealed.

Sharks, humans shared common ancestor 440 million years ago

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:03
A basking shark-like fish — only the size of a sardine — is helping paleontologists better understand the earliest branches of the vertebrate family tree.

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