A British court has fined Merlin Entertainments 5 million pounds ($6.5 million) over a rollercoaster crash at its Alton Towers theme park in June last year that seriously injured five people, ITV reported on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tuesday September 27, 2016, Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistan's lower house of parliament has passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages, the last major hurdle on the way to enacting a law aimed at protecting women's rights.
India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said his company is not pursuing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to beat humans at games but to empower people and organisations "to solve the most pressing problems" of society and economy to make the world a better place.
A next-generation dark matter detector that will be at least 100 times more sensitive than its predecessor is on schedule to begin its deep-underground hunt for theoretical particles known as WIMPs, or weakly interacting massive particles.
The technical hold imposed by China on India's bid to get Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist by the United Nations is going to end in the next 10 days - which means that India's bid could stand passed automatically, unless Beijing objects again.
Sri Lankan police on Tuesday exhumed the body of a prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor as part of an investigation into his murder, widely blamed on the regime of former strongman president Mahinda Rajapakse.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is the main suspect in the bombings in New York and New Jersey last weekend, spent time in a religious seminary in Pakistan which is closely associated with the Afghanistan Taliban.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton today targetted her Republican rival Donald Trump for being a man who can be provoked easily and should not have "his fingers near the nuclear codes", indicating that the real-estate tycoon is not fit to be the next US President.
The big questions: is America's strategy in Syria backfiring and ironically helping ISIS get even stronger? Or is Russia merely supporting a dictatorship - the Assad government - in a narrow political game?