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Parker Solar Probe launches on historic journey to touch the sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of ... Read More »

US President Donald Trump & Kim Jong Un conclude historic summit

  Addressing a press conference after meeting Kim Jong Un in Singapore, US  President Donald Trump said that sanctions against North Korea will continue till an assesment of the extent of denuclearisation is completed.He also said that the Kim agreed to destroy a missile engine testing site during the signing ... Read More »

India welcomes historic Trump-Kim summit

In its reaction, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at the same time hoped that any resolution to the North Korean “peninsula issue” will address New Delhi’s concerns about Pyongyang’s proliferation linkages with India’s neighbourhood, seen as an apparent reference to Pakistan. India has been pressing for a probe into ... Read More »

Trump and Kim Jong-Un begin historic talks in Singapore ​

US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un of North Korea today made history by becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet and hold formal talks. The historic meeting took place in Singapore’s Sentosa Island at the Capella hotel. The two leaders shook hands firmly when ... Read More »

Stage set for historic Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

On the eve of the summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island, Trump hoped that a “nice” outcome could be reached from what he said would be a “very interesting meeting” with Kim on Tuesday. Later, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the preparatory talks were “moving quite ... Read More »

Stage set for historic Singapore Summit tomorrow

The US President and his delegation has arrived in Singapore for the summit level meet with North Korean leader. The delegation includes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Trump insisted last week that the summit would “not be ... Read More »

Women cricketers excited ahead of historic IPL exhibition match

Leading women players like Kiwi Suzie Bates, Aussies Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt and England’s Danielle Wyatt will be part of the game which will take place before the Qualifier 1 between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. “It is very exciting for all of us to ... Read More »

Historic win for Opposition in Malaysia

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad has scored a historic victory in the country’s general election. The election commission said Mahathir’s party Pakatan Harapan won 115 seats, over the threshold of 112 seats needed to form a government. Mahathir, defeated the governing Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in ... Read More »

Unified Korea lose in historic table tennis world championship semis

The decision to allow North and South Korea to field a unified team for the semi-finals in Halmstad, Sweden was announced on Thursday. It was a tripartite agreement between the leaders of the North and South Korean Table Tennis teams and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). The last time that a unified Korea ... Read More »

Historic! All villages in India are now electrified

PM Modi had set a target of 1000 days to achieve this target on 15th August 2015. 18,452 villages now have power. Prime Minister Modi congratulated Team India for this feat and the next target has also already been set ensuring electricity reaches every house in every village.  In a ... Read More »