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Hong Kong holds its breath ahead of polls amid lull in violence

Hong Kong holds its breath ahead of polls amid lull in violence

Hong Kong is holding its breath ahead of elections on Sunday, which carry added significance after brutal attacks on candidates and months of unrest by protesters seeking the freedom to choose their own leader. Police appealed on Friday to protesters in the China-ruled city not to disrupt the lowest-tier, district council elections, held every four […]

NASA’s image of the day is a reflection of stars, planets and galaxies in the world’s largest natural mirror- Technology News, Firstpost

NASA’s image of the day is a reflection of stars, planets and galaxies in the world’s largest natural mirror- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffNov 22, 2019 13:16:12 IST NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day is a reflection of the Milky Way on what might be the largest natural mirror. The image was clicked by Peruvian photographer Jheison Huerta on the Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat in Bolivia. The picture is composed of 15 vertical frames taken consecutively over […]

Bison herds at Yellowstone National parks create greener, more nutrient rich grazing fields- Technology News, Firstpost

Bison herds at Yellowstone National parks create greener, more nutrient rich grazing fields- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov 22, 2019 14:13:31 IST A study of grazing in Yellowstone National Park found that bison essentially mow and fertilize their own food. This allows them to graze in one area for two to three months during the spring and summer while other hoofed mammals must keep migrating to higher elevations to follow […]

South Korea suspends notice to Japan on ending intelligence pact: report

South Korea suspends notice to Japan on ending intelligence pact: report

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has suspended the effectiveness of its notice given to Japan on terminating an intelligence sharing agreement, Yonhap news reported on Friday quoting an unnamed key ruling party official. The decision, which would effectively put on hold an earlier step by Seoul to terminate the intelligence agreement made after Japan’s move […]

Kazakhstan to host Syria talks on December 10-11

Kazakhstan to host Syria talks on December 10-11

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Kazakhstan will host a fresh round of Syria peace talks sponsored by Russia, Turkey and Iran on December 10-11, Kazakh foreign minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi told reporters on Friday. Tleuberdi provided no details about the agenda or participants in the talks. Reporting by Tamara Vaal; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov, Editing by William Maclean […]

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