North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Hails ‘Sacred Combat Mission,’ Gets Warm Words from World Leaders

After touring flood-hit sites over the weekend, Kim chaired on Tuesday the sixth enlarged meeting of the ruling Korean Workers’ Party’s Seventh Central Military Commission in Pyongyang in order to discuss “severe damage” dealt to the Komdok area of South Hamgyong Province by a major storm termed “Typhoon No. 9.” The devastation was enough to […]

On the 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima, Here’s Where the World Stands With Nuclear Weapons

Seventy-five years ago on Thursday, the U.S. became the first—and to this day the only—nation in the world to use a nuclear weapon against a foreign adversary when it dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Decades later, analysts warn that the world must do more to ensure that a nuclear weapon is never used […]

Covid vaccine: ‘8,000 jumbo jets needed’ to deliver doses around world

The International Air Transport Association warned of severe capacity constraints that could hamper efforts to get a vaccine out quickly around the globe. While drugmakers are racing to develop a vaccine and get it approved by regulators, the international aviation group is working with airlines, airports, health bodies and pharmaceutical firms to draft an airlift […]

‘Hottest gran in the world’ launches X-rated site after wowing fans with youthful look

“I also love hearing from women who say I inspire them because that’s so rewarding. I love lifting woman up and showing them that its possible and it’s ok to have kids and still have a sexy fun side. If you feel good, flaunt it. F**k what people think. Love what you see and know […]

Navy SEAL who helped kill Osama bin Laden reveals how the harrowing memory of people jumping out of the World Trade Center on 9/11 gave him the courage to go through with the mission he didn’t expect to survive

The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M.Graff, which was first published last year, is a retelling of the attacks from the perspective of those who lived them and the loved ones of those who perished. 

What is Mission Karmayogi, government’s new programme for an ‘ideal’ civil servant?

Mission Karmayogi, or the National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building, is, in  the words of Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Jitendra Singh, an ”endeavour to reincarnate a government servant as an ideal karmayogi to serve the nation, by enabling him to be creative, to be constructive, to be proactive, and technically empowered”.

Autonomous ‘Mayflower’ will start trial missions in coming weeks as it readies for the more than 3,000 mile journey the original ship took with 102 Pilgrims on board in 1620

IBM has its own experiment on the craft that is said to identify whales and the bod using the animals’ songs. And a third will analyze the shape of the Earth

Priscilla Chan’s $61 billion mission to help the next generation

CZI’s spokesperson said the couple chose to create an LLC because it allows them to invest in for-profit companies working on important projects that may not be happening at nonprofit organizations. Any profit made by CZI investments will go back into the organization, she said.

Vanessa Kirby looks chic in a monochrome ensemble as she attends The World To Come photocall at the 77th Venice Film Festival

The World To Come is set on the American East Coast in the mid-19th century, where two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, and is based upon Jim Shepard’s novel of the same name 

China’s UN mission rebuts US ambassador’s remarks

“The Communist Party of China comes from the people and serves the people wholeheartedly. Craft viciously attacked the Communist Party of China in the interview, and at the same time claimed to have friendly feelings towards the Chinese people. This kind of rhetoric is very hypocritical,” the spokesperson said.