In a major move aimed at grooming young scientists and boost Space research and development in the country, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced on Friday plans that it will undertake in 2019 to achieve the same.
ISRO announces programs to groom new generation of scientists
Several hundred protesters have marched in three cities in southern and eastern Afghanistan to call for a ceasefire and an end to the US-led war in the country.
Afghans march in cities to call for pullout of US troops
Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence in Myanmar, have reportedly left the South Asian country too, fearing continued harassment there and possible deportation.
Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution
Japan’s Hitachi Ltd decided on Thursday to freeze a 3 trillion yen ($28 billion) nuclear power project in Britain, dealing a blow to UK plans for the replacement of aging plants.
Hitachi freezes UK nuclear project as energy supply crunch looms
Tencent Holdings has released a test version of a third-party developed smartphone game in China based on the US hit television show Games of Thrones, bolstering its pipeline that has been hit by government curbs of online gaming.
China's Tencent releases test version of Game of Thrones smartphone game
Japan Tobacco Inc on Thursday unveiled two “heat-not-burn” products, as it races against market leader Philip Morris International Inc for a larger share of the vaping space with conventional cigarettes steadily falling out of favor.
Japan Tobacco ratchets up smokeless war with new products
The president of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Amit Shah, said on Wednesday he was being treated for swine flu, the second member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inner circle to be unwell this week.
Two top lieutenants of Indian PM's Modi unwell months before election
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a meeting with the newly-appointed Iran's Ambassador to Dhaka Mohammadreza Nafar on Wednesday called for expansion of relations and cooperation between the two countries.
Bangladesh calls for expansion of ties with Iran
Bangladesh factories making clothes for Western brands have sacked hundreds of workers after more than a week of strikes and clashes over wages, police and trade unions said Wednesday.
Hundreds sacked after Bangladesh garment strikes
Malaysia's foreign minister announced on Wednesday that his country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.
Malaysia says won't host any more events involving Israel

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