Gravitational waves: Why the fuss?

Great excitement rippled through the physics world Thursday at the announcement that gravitational waves have been detected after a 100-year search. Here’s what it means. Q: What are gravitational...

Punjab election: Cong wary as Kejriwal says AAP will repeat Delhi performance in 2017 polls

The AAP is set to win the Punjab assembly elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday, adding he expected the Congress to finish a distant second. “We are...

India’s resolute troops: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad symbolises every soldier in Siachen – Firstpost

By Lt Gen Prakash Katoch Going by queries of media friends about how soldiers live on the Siachen glacier 32 years after India’s occupation of the Saltoro Range one...

Kerry wants ‘all or nothing’ truce at Syria talks

MUNICH/BEIRUT Major powers were beginning a new round of Syria peace talks on Thursday focusing on calls for a ceasefire and access for humanitarian aid. But with the Syrian...

U.N. Says 300,000 People In Key Syrian City Are At Risk Of Siege

i Belkiz Halip and her children Eye (left) and Zehra fled bombing in Aleppo to a tent city close to the Bab al-Salam crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border. Anadolu...

India’s resolute troops: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad symbolises every soldier in Siachen – Firstpost

By Lt Gen Prakash Katoch Going by queries of media friends about how soldiers live on the Siachen glacier 32 years after India’s occupation of the Saltoro Range one...

Now that the David Headley show is over, can we know how Ishrat Jahan was killed? – Firstpost

Ujjwal Nikam: Are there female suicide bombers in LeT? David Headley: No, I don’t know. Nikam: Can you name a suicide bomber? Headley: I can’t name. Nikam: Was there...

Fifty-two inmates dead in cartel prison battle in northeast Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico A battle between rival drug gangs at a prison killed 52 people in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey, authorities said on Thursday, days ahead of a...

French PM Valls says new government to keep up reforms

PARIS Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Thursday that France’s new government, after a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, would keep up working for reforms until the end of Socialist...

Morgan Stanley Will Pay $3.2 Billion For Contributing To Mortgage Crisis

i Morgan Stanley’s Times Square headquarters in New York City. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg via Getty Images Morgan Stanley’s Times Square headquarters in New...