Year: 2017

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Almost 100 major technology companies – including Facebook, LinkedIn and Intel – also opposed the administration’s travel ban in February. Technology CEOS are expected at the White House Monday for an event focused on modernizing government. Prior to the meeting, the administration sought to downplay tensions between Silicon Valley and the White House. “The U.S. […]

ZTE Nubia M2 Play

ZTE Nubia M2 Play

After launching the Nubia Z17 Mini and Nubia Z17 flagship smartphone, ZTE has now unveiled a low budget phone called the Nubia M2 Play. It is running on Android 7.0 Nougat OS that is overlaid with nubia UI 5.0 skin from the company. The Nubia M2 Play is now official after it was listed and […]

Kevin Durant will decline option but plans to re-sign with Warriors

Kevin Durant will decline option but plans to re-sign with Warriors

Kevin Durant is reportedly planning to turn down his player option with the Golden State Warriors for the 2017-2018 season and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but he will still sign and stay on with the team with whom he won his first-ever National Basketball Association championship. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin […]

22 held by police in Lucknow ahead of PM’s visit

22 held by police in Lucknow ahead of PM’s visit

This year, the United Nations will also issue special stamps commemorating Yoga Day. Aligarh: Despite hard weather conditions, the Department of Physical Education, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) continued with the sixth day of a special seven-day Workshop on Yoga, in which Aasnas, Pranayama and Kriyas as per the Yoga Protocol 2017 were demonstrated by scholars […]

After Otto Warmbier’s death, Prez Trump condemns brutality of North Korea

After Otto Warmbier’s death, Prez Trump condemns brutality of North Korea

US President Donald Trump condemned the “brutality of the North Korean regime”, noting that Warmbier underwent harsh conditions. Donald Trump has condemned North Korea, describing them as “brutal regime” following the death of a United States student who had been imprisoned there for 15 months. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States holds […]

Puerto Rico approves statehood in non-binding referendum

Puerto Rico approves statehood in non-binding referendum

Puerto Rico is set to vote on Sunday, June 11, 2017 on becoming the 51st state. The US Congress will now have to decide whether it wants to expand the nation’s borders and accept the poverty stricken Caribbean island into the Union. Puerto Ricans will be presented with three options: Statehood, Independence/Free Association and Current […]

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

The incident with the Syrian plane began after the USA -backed rebel fighters, called the Syrian Democratic Forces, were attacked by what the American military called “pro-Syrian regime forces”. Meanwhile, the us on Sunday shot down a Syrian aircraft for the first time, marking a new escalation of the conflict as Russian Federation warned it […]