Trump Jr. to testify over Russian election meddling

Washington , July 20

Donald Trump Jr., the US President's eldest son, is slated to testify before a Senate judiciary committee on July 26 over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the media reported.

Mass cactus bloom attracts thousands to US desert

Washington , July 20

Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the beauty of "bloom night", an event in a US desert in which the flowers of hundreds of cacti appear almost in unison at dusk before wilting at sunrise.

Legal fight with Apple hurts Qualcomm's results

San Francisco , July 20

Saying that its Q3 results were negatively impacted by Apple's contract manufacturers not paying royalties, chip giant Qualcomm on Thursday reported its revenue down 11 per cent over the previous year.

Humans reached Australia 65,000 years ago: Study

Canberra , July 20

The first settlers of Australia reached the continent 65,000 years ago, about 15,000 years earlier than experts previously thought, a new archaeological study revealed on Thursday.

ADB projects 7.4% growth for India in 2017

Manila , July 20

The Asian Development Bank on Thursday predicted Asia's economy to expand faster in 2017; South Asia to remain the fastest growing of all sub-regions and India to achieve a 7.4 per cent growth due to strong consumption.

5.6 magnitude quake strikes Japan

Tokyo , July 20

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the Fukushima Prefecture and northeast Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.