Ronda Rousey’s UFC comeback loses in just 48 seconds
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Ronda Rousey’s UFC comeback loses in just 48 seconds

Rousey was stopped 48 seconds into her first fight in 13 months Friday night in Las Vegas, losing to bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Rousey (12-2) never managed to get her footing against Nunes (14-4), who rocked Rousey with her very first punches. Rousey showed little defensive acumen as she …

Angela Merkel says Germany is ‘stronger than terrorism’ in new year message
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Angela Merkel says Germany is ‘stronger than terrorism’ in new year message

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned in her new year’s address of the terrorist threat facing Germany, saying that her government will take whatever steps are necessary to ensure the country’s security. In her New Year’s speech, Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the past 12 months …

Israel issues warning against travel to India citing threat of attacks on tourist hotspots
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Israel issues warning against travel to India citing threat of attacks on tourist hotspots

Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau on Friday issued a travel warning for India, saying there was an immediate threat of attacks at tourist hotspots in the country, particularly in the south-western region. The country’s anti-terrorism directorate also asked families in Israel to contact their relatives in India and …

 ATM withdrawal limit raised to Rs 4,500/day from  Jan 1
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 ATM withdrawal limit raised to Rs 4,500/day from  Jan 1

The Reserve Bank on Friday late night increased the withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 4,500 per day from the current Rs 2,500 from January 1.  However, there has been no change in the weekly withdrawal limit, which stands at Rs 24,000, including from ATM, for individuals (Rs 50,000 in case of small traders). …

Recruitment for Engineers at Indian School of Mines (ISM)
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Recruitment for Engineers at Indian School of Mines (ISM)

The Indian School of Mines (ISM) has released an employment notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to apply for the positions of Research Associate, Project Assistant and Supporting Staff. Vacancy details Total posts: 3 Name of the posts: Research Associate: 1 Project Assistant: 1 Supporting Staff: …

Australia beats Pakistan in second Test by an innings and 18 runs
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Australia beats Pakistan in second Test by an innings and 18 runs

A rampant Australia beat Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs in the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to clinch the three-Test series 2-0 on Friday. Australia declared its first innings on 624-8, in response to Pakistan’s 443-8 declared, a lead of 181 runs. Mitchell Starc capped off a big-hitting 84 off …

US expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking
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US expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking

President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats from the U.S. and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies over their involvement in hacking US political groups in the 2016 presidential election.  It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken to date …

Syria ceasefire deal backed by Russia, Turkey takes effect
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Syria ceasefire deal backed by Russia, Turkey takes effect

A cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey went into effect in war-ravaged Syria at midnight Thursday, a potential breakthrough in the six years of fighting that have left more than a quarter-million people dead and triggered a refugee crisis across Europe, and, if it holds, will be followed by peace negotiations …