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Six soldiers killed by Al Qaeda gunmen in Yemen

Sanaa , July 6 At least six Yemeni army personnel were killed in an ambush Sunday by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen in Yemen.

29 killed in twin attacks in Kenya (Lead)

Nairobi , July 6 At least 29 people were killed and a number of houses torched in twin attacks in two counties in Kenya, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Indian-American doctors to help India keep healthy

San Antonio/Washington , July 6 One of the largest ethnic organisations in the US, representing about 100,000 Indian doctors settled here, is working on a plan to help India improve its health services in a coordinated fashion.

App to tell you if your friend's smartphone on

New York , July 6 Here comes an app that determines if your phone or your friend's smartphone is on with over 99 percent accuracy.

NASA builds world's first flying observatory

New York , July 6 NASA has fitted a 17-tonne telescope with an effective diameter of eight feet on a modified Boeing 747 jetliner that the US space agency is using as a flying observatory to study stars.

Six held over Palestinian teenager's murder (Lead)

Jerusalem , July 6 Six people have been arrested over the murder of a Palestinian teenager here, media reported Sunday.

Nepal, India begin security talks

Kathmandu , July 6 Nepal's request for supply of arms and military stores and equipment from India was expected to figure prominently in talks on security issues between the two close neighbours that began here Sunday

Nepal warns using choppers above mountains

Kathmandu , July 6 Nepal's Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation has restricted the flying and takeoff of choppers above the base camp areas of all mountains in the Himalayan country, officials said Sunday.

Your old smartphone can help save forests

Washington , July 6 What if your old smartphone could hide in a forest, listen to poachers and illegal loggers and report incidents directly to the authorities?

Casual sex boosts your overall well-being

New York , July 6 Do not let that depression mount over your head if you have had a casual fling recently. Casual hookups are actually good for your overall well-being, researchers say.