San Francisco, June 24 : In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook’s claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year. According to a report in Seeking Alpha on Monday, US District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco dismissed Facebook’s request, […]

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Tehran, June 24 : The recent US cyberattack against Iranian missile control systems failed to cause any problems for Tehran, a Minister said in a tweet on Monday. “They (the American) try hard, but they haven’t yet carried out a successful attack,” Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi tweeted. According […]

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Rawalpindi, June 24 : A Pakistani Twitter user has claimed that there was a blast at a military hospital in Rawalpindi where Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has been admitted. “Huge blast at Military Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 10 injured shifted to emergency. Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azahar is admitted here,” Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail, a […]

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Riyadh, June 24 : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a regional visit to discuss Iran-related topics. Pompeo is expected to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, before flying to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Xinhua news agency quoted […]

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Beijing, June 24 : The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump’s “protectionist” trade policy and bullying practices. Ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to Osaka to attend the summit on June 28-29, […]

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Washington, June 24 : Three Expedition 59 crew — NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency — are set to ride back to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft would undock from the ISS at 5 […]

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Jakarta, June 24 : An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Malaku province on Monday, but no tsunami alert was issued, authorities said. The quake struck at 9.53 a.m. with the epicentre at 245 km northeast of Maluku Baratdaya and the depth at 231 km under sea bed, an official told Xinhua […]

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Dhaka, June 24 : At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh’s Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday. The fire service official told Xinhua news agency that the accident took place at around 11.50 p.m. on Sunday. According to the official, one of the […]

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Islamabad, June 24 : At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a vehicle plunged into a river in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Monday. A senior police officer said the vehicle carrying 21 passengers was on its way to Said Ghaziabad from Ghardar when the driver while negotiating a […]

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