EC plans smart voting

EC plans to use modern equipment at polling centres

Why it’s risky for the U.S. to label Iran’s IRGC a terror group

The IRGC could target U.S. forces without directly confronting them

Waterlogging upends life in Dhaka

A low pressure system has been dumping heavy rain since Sunday.

Manager of Brooklyn Vape store Mohammed Isa smokes an e-cigarette in Brooklyn, New York, US, Jan 18, 2017. Reuters File Photo

More smokers quit as US e-cigarette use rises

Users provided a strong case that e-cigarettes have helped to increase rates of smoking cessation, study says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili (not pictured) in his office in Jerusalem July 24, 2017. Reuters

Netanyahu threatens to expel al-Jazeera from Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the television news network of inciting recent violence in the city


We are all made of stardust, researchers find

Up to half the material in the Milky Way could have arrived from smaller galactic neighbours

People watch as excavators remove debris at the site of a collapsed building in the suburbs of Mumbai, Jul 26, 2017. Reuters

One arrested in Mumbai building collapse

Police arrested the landowner of the collapsed building that killed 17 for likely unauthorised renovation

A woman checks her mobile phone as she walks past a mobile store of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit, in Mumbai, India, Jul 11, 2017. Reuters

Reliance's 'free' JioPhone shakes up market

Analysts say Jio's crossover feature phone could be a boon to the lower end of the market and suppliers that feed it

Rahul to miss Galle Test

India opener is down with a fever

Zuckerberg naive about killer robots: Musk

"His understanding of the subject is limited," says Silicon Valley baron to spark a tech wizard war