Islamic State terrorists shot dead 20 people in the Roman Theatre of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, forcing local people to watch the executions, a monitor said.
In an era of mobile internet, data is a key element in many fields. Now researchers say they can even use geographical data from mobile phones and Twitter to estimate the size of a large crowd.
English football club Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Wednesday took a swipe at Jose Mourinho after the Chelsea manager criticised Arsenal's season during a speech at the Blues' awards dinner.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique on Wednesday said he gets better with age and wants to stay at the Spanish club for the rest of his career.
State-run Engineers India Ltd reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.313 crore for fiscal 2014-15, a decline of 35 percent year-on-year (YoY) from Rs.483 crore posted in previous fiscal (2013-14).
Former British prime minister Tony Blair will step down from his post as representative of the Middle East Quartet in early June, a source close to the former British prime minister said.
France is looking to collaborate in a major way in India's sustainable urban development and smart cities projects, and has evinced interest in the phase II Metro projects in Bengaluru and Kochi as well as in the launch of Metro services in Nagpur, officials said here on Wednesday.
Tabu, who has replaced veteran actress Rekha in "Fitoor", will bring a whole new energy to her part in the movie, director Abhishek Kapoor said on Wednesday.
Godrej Industries Ltd. posted consolidated net profit of Rs.402 crore for fiscal 2014-15, registering 23 percent increase year-on-year (YoY) from Rs.326 crore in previous fiscal (2013-14).
The Rajasthan government on Wednesday told agitating Gujjars that it was committed to provide five percent reservation to the community under the special backward class category.