LONDON - Prince Harry, sixth in line to the British throne, and US actress Meghan Markle sealed their wedding vows with a kiss outside Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel on Saturday, cheered on by thousands of delighted crowds. The couple -- now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex -- exchanged rings in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II and 600 celebrity guests. The Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner,
SAN FRANCISCO - With 55 self-driving cars and 83 drivers, Apple now has the second highest number of self-driving cars in the US state of California where autonomous vehicles are being tested. The Cupertino-based tech giant had 45 self-driving cars until late March. "Apple has the second highest number of self-driving cars after General Motor's Cruise, which has 104 vehicles as of now," MacReports reported late on Monday.
MUMBAI - Comedian Vir Das has been signed on by ABC for a new hour-long weekly dramedy FBI series "Whiskey Cavalier", produced by Warner Brothers. He feels it's an exciting tim to bring Indian voices to American television. "Whiskey Cavalier" is an hour-long high octane action dramedy following the tough but tender FBI agent who has a code name of Whiskey Cavalier. Vir will be seen essaying one of the main agents in the FBI named...
NEW YORK,NY - In an event that saw ‘Jesus’ and the ‘Pope’ in attendance -- or at least, people dressed as them -- Bollywood stars Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone made a mark. At the 2018 Met Gala, an evening where fashion and charity come together, the theme was ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’. Chopra wore a strapless red Ralph Lauren gown, embellished with a medieval tiara. At the 2017 event,
WASHINGTON - NASA has confirmed that hackers tried to sway results of a challenge for teenagers that involved public voting via social media by targeting some participants on the basis of their race. The challenge from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center encourages students to find "spinoff" technology in their everyday world, the USA Today reported on Thursday. However, after learning hackers attempted to alter the final vote totals,
NEW YORK - A heroic Indian-descent woman has died here along with her parents while trying to save others in a burning house. Police identified the woman as Harleen Kaur, 32, and her parents as Pyara Kainth, 87, and Ragvir Kaur-Kainth, 82. Eight others, including her two children whom the woman first saved, were injured in the blaze that started around midnight on Saturday. The injured were hospitalized on Sunday.
SEOUL - Seoul and Pyongyang on Friday agreed to work together to realise a "complete" denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula following a historic summit between the two countries' leaders that came after a gap of over a decade. The agreement was part of a joint declaration issued after South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a summit earlier in the day at the truce border village of Panmunjom,
WASHINGTON - The Former First Lady of the US, Barbara Bush, died on Tuesday at the age of 92 after having been in failing health for some time, a family spokesperson said. "A former First Lady of the US and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 92," Bush family spokesperson Jim McGrath said in a statement. The cause of her death has not yet been revealed,
LONDON - UK-listed natural resources major Vedanta on Monday announced the appointment of Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as its new chief executive in place of the interim incumbent Kuldip Kaura. Vedanta Resources plc said in a statement that Venkatakrishnan, or Venkat as he is known, will take over as CEO as well as assume his membership in the board of directors on August 31.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump, who earlier criticised online retail giant Amazon and accused it of cheating the US Postal Service by taking advantage of bulk delivery rates, has issued an executive order demanding a sweeping overhaul of the Postal Services business model. Trump issued the order on Thursday forming an administration task force, to be chaired by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin,