US Senate confirms Jim Bridenstine as new NASA chief

Washington: The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump-nominated Representative Jim Bridenstine to lead the US space agency. The Senate narrowly on Thursday voted 50-49 on partisan lines to confirm Bridenstine to serve as NASA's…

RGV appears before Hyderabad police in obscenity case

Hyderabad: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma on Saturday appeared before Hyderabad police in connection with a case of obscenity booked against him for his movie "God, Sex and Truth", and also for allegedly insulting the modesty of a woman. The…

Super wood could replace steel in cars, airplanes

New York: Researchers have found a way to make wood so strong that it could replace steel in any application, including in cars and airplanes. The researchers believe that the new process, detailed in the journal Nature, could make wood…

Throwback 2017: Newsmakers of the year

By Ashadeep Mohanty & Namita Kaisth At the cusp of 2017 going by, as we gear up to herald another new year, here’s a look at the faces which have left an indelible mark on us and become history. While some were known personalities,…

Dera head sentence: Haryana CM asks people to maintain peace

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appealed to the people, especially the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda, to respect the court sentence against Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and help in maintaining peace in the…