Dubai International Airport has come up with a novel way for departing travelers to clear security: by walking through a virtual aquarium lined with facial recognition cameras. According to a report from The National, the virtual aquarium is shaped like a tunnel, and outfitted with 80 cameras that can scan faces and irises as passengers […]

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San Francisco, Oct 10 : At least 11 people were killed as wildfires raged across eight counties in Northern California on Tuesday, engulfing its renowned wine producing regions and sending vast plumes of smoke as far as San Francisco, officials said. At least 100 people were injured as the massive wildfires swept through Monday night, […]

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Islamabad, Oct 10 : A bus carrying over 50 wedding guests met with an accident in Pakistan’s Sindh province on Tuesday, leaving at least six people dead and 40 injured, the media reported. The injured people including women and kids have been shifted to a nearby hospital where several of them were said to be […]

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United Nations, Oct 10 : The UN has banned four ships from visiting any global port, after they were found violating sanctions imposed on North Korea, the media reported. Hugh Griffiths, co-ordinator of a UN panel on North Korean sanctions, on Monday night described the move as unprecedented, reports the BBC. The ships were reportedly […]

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Canberra, Oct 10 : An Australian court on Tuesday began a long-awaited hearing into whether seven MPs caught up in a dual citizenship row should remain eligible for office, the media reported. Under constitutional rules, Australian politicians cannot be dual citizens, reports the BBC. The High Court of Australia will clarify whether there are any […]

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Washington, Oct 10 : Donald Trump’s current wife Melania slammed the US President’s first wife, Ivana who called herself “first lady” as “attention-seeking and self-serving noise”, the media reported. On Monday, Ivana Trump in an ABC interview ahead of the release of her memoir, “Raising Trump”, said she was “basically first Trump wife, I’m first […]

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Washington, Oct 10 : US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump has urged Congress to act on immigration and called the fate of immigrants who have been covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme a “very complicated issue”. “You do have the question of the Dreamers: 800,000 young people, most of whom […]

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United Nations, Oct 10 : UN aid agencies are helping the Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar into Bangladesh, said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric. The number of Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh since late August has reached 519,000, an increase by 4,000 over the weekend, according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs […]

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Sao Paulo, Oct 10 : Three persons were killed when a small aircraft crashed into the backyard of a home in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, officials said. The Beechcraft plane ended up nose down next to the swimming pool behind the house in Sao Jose do Rio Preto, some 440 km (273 miles) […]

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