Gen-next robots powered by light-sensitive muscle developed in US

Researchers have developed a new generation of two-tailed robots that are driven by light-activated muscle tissue – an advance that brings engineers a step closer to building autonomous biobots. Continue Reading

Pakistan condemns Jaishankar’s statement on PoK

Pakistan on Tuesday called on the international community to take “serious cognizance” of India’s aggressive posturing about taking physical jurisdiction’ of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying such “irresponsible and belligerent” statements from New Delhi have the potential to further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region. Continue Reading

Modi, Trump joint address historic tribute, says US diplomat

US President Donald Trump’s decision to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega ‘Howdy Modi’ rally in Houston over the weekend is a truly historic tribute to the contributions of the Indian-Americans, a top US diplomat has said. Continue Reading

Pakistan hub of terrorism, India tells UN

Describing Pakistan as the ‘hub of terrorism’, India has strongly hit back at the country for raking up the Kashmir issue at the Security Council, saying Islamabad misused the UN forum to spread ‘baseless and deceitful’ narratives about it. Continue Reading

Bangladesh man gets jail for doctoring Hasina images with Indian ex-PM

A 35-year-old Bangladeshi man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for circulating photoshopped images of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other politicians, including former Indian premier Manmohan Singh, amid criticism that her government is using tough Internet laws to silence dissent. Continue Reading