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China disputes latest US tariffs at World Trade Organization

The Chinese government on Monday formally requested “dispute consultations” with the United States over the Trump administration’s imposition of USD 16 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods last week. China has responded with similar taxes on US goods. Its request to the World Trade Organization opens a 60-day period for ... Read More »

Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has electronic devices built right into it. Researchers at MIT have now embedded high speed optoelectronic semiconductor devices, including light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and diode photodetectors, within fibers that were then woven ... Read More »

Nirav Modi latest to join list of London absconders: Reports

UK Govt officials have assured Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, at a meeting of Britain’s full cooperation in India’s efforts to extradite Nirav Modi, liquor baron Vijay Mallya and others. It seems India’s big ticket economic absconders Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya have added to their ranks ... Read More »

N Korea’s latest nuclear test 10 times stronger than Hiroshima bomb

Researchers, including those from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and University of California, Berkeley in the US, showed how the explosion altered the mountain above the detonation. The nuclear test on September 3, 2017 took place under Mt Mantap at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the country’s north, rocking ... Read More »

Latest Saudi-led airstrike targets top Houthi leaders

The powerful airstrike hit the headquarters of the presidential office in Sanaa, killing at least six people and wounded 60 others, according to the state news agency Saba controlled by the Shiite Houthi militant group. The spokesperso told a news briefing in the Saudi Arabia’s capital that the airstrike targeted the ... Read More »

NASA  launches its latest mission to Mars

The project aims to expand human knowledge of interior conditions on Mars, inform efforts to send human explorers there, and reveal how rocky planets like the Earth formed billions of years ago. If all goes as planned, the lander should settle on the Red Planet on November 26. Its name, ... Read More »