United Nations felicitates Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government with prestigious Public Service Award


The West Bengal government was among the 12 institutions from 11 countries that were recognised by the world body on UN Public Service Day. (PTI)

The West Bengal government is among the winners to receive the prestigious UN Public Service …

‘Dead Ringer’ by The Whiskey Gentry: your new alt-country favorite


If you’re a fan of alt-country, you probably have your favorite bands that you play regularly. When you listen to Dead Ringer by The Whiskey Gentry, you might want to make room for another band in your alt-country rotation.

The …

Here’s where to find clothes inspired by all of your favorite summer movie superheroes


Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman." (Clay Enos / Warner Bros. Entertainment)

Forget those larger-than-life roadside billboards. The summer movie hits (and misses), including “Baywatch,” “The Mummy” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” can …

#FireDepp Trends On Twitter As Outrage Mounts For Disney To Fire An Apologetic Johnny Depp


If you’ve been on Twitter lately you might have noticed that a movement has sprung up calling for Disney to fire Johnny Depp. Thousands of tweets have come flooding in with the hash tag #FireDepp, demanding that Disney severe their …

Palace, military downplay BIFF threats vs Duterte


TARGET? President Rodrigo Duterte visits wounded soldiers in Cagayan de Oro. Presidential Photo

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang and the military have downplayed the capability of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) to harm President Rodrigo Duterte after the group reportedly …

6 signs Trump’s legislative agenda is dead


(Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Trump has proven he can do a lot of damage — to climate science, ethics rules, Syrian airfields, and the English language—but he has yet to prove he can get much done in Congress. …

Farming robots get to grips with weeding at Harper Adams


Researchers at Harper Adams University in Shropshire are trying to sow, look after and then harvest a field of barley using only robots and autonomous vehicles. No humans are allowed into the pilot-plot at all.

We covered the project when …

Trump’s Carrier boasts become an unexpected political headache


President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence wave as they visit to Carrier factory, Dec. 1, 2016, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Following up on a story I’ve been keeping an eye on, during the presidential transition period, Donald Trump claimed …

A.I. Expert at Baidu, Andrew Ng, Resigns From Chinese Search Giant


HONG KONG — In 2014, Baidu announced a hiring coup in the world of artificial intelligence: It had brought in the Stanford and Google alumnus Andrew Ng to lead a new research lab in Silicon Valley.

Just under three years …

Policemen’s iconic khaki uniforms may be replaced by a cool, more user-friendly one


BPRD is conducting a special ‘sartorial’ improvement project to devise a better ‘khaki’ for police men and women so that they feel comfortable while out on field. (PTI)

Policemen out on duty under the scorching sun or pouring rain could …

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