Olympic legend Michael Phelps races against CGI Great White Shark


Michael Phelps, the most celebrated Olympian in history and 28-time Olympic medalist was racing as part of the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. To avoid a celebrity being eaten on live television, the shark was computer-generated, with its time based on the speed of its real-life counterparts through the water. Because humans struggle to reach speeds More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

US House passes bill on defence cooperation with India

The US House of Representatives has passed a USD 621.5 billion defence expenditure bill that proposes to advance defence cooperation with India. An amendment in this regard, moved by Indian-American Congressman More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Informal BRICS Leaders Meeting in Hamburg

The leaders of the 5 BRICS countries held an informal meeting on the sidelines of G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was in run up to the forthcoming 9th BRICS Summit in September in Xiamen, China. President Xi More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

China acts tough, India-Vietnam mull ways to secure interest

Amid China’s aggressive posturing in the Asiatic region, India and Vietnam discussed “concrete and feasible” steps to protect their interests while seeking to bolster their strategic bilateral More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Tensions prevail as North Korea test fires intercontinental ballistic missile

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un vowed his nation would “demonstrate its mettle to the U.S.” and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

India must withdraw troops from Doklam to end stand-off in Sikkim: Chinese media

India acted recklessly by stopping China from carrying out construction activity on its own soil, Beijing’s official news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, accusing New Delhi of violating international law. The commentary More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

India contributes$100,000 to UN Tax Fund; 1st country to contribute

India has contributed USD 100,000 to a UN fund to help developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues, becoming the first country to make the contribution. The UN Trust Fund for International More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Indo-Nepal border sealed for Nepal election phase 2; to reopen on June 29

The SSB has sealed the pull and bridges on the India-Nepal border in order to ensure hassle free elections in the Himalayan nation. The movement for the two countries will be closed on the border for the next few More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 16th, 2017

India could get information on Black Money from Swiss banks by 2019

Switzerland ratified automatic exchange of financial account information with India and 40 other jurisdictions on Friday, which would facilitate immediate sharing of details about suspected black money even as it More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Huge fire engulfs residential tower in London leaving 6 dead

A number of people were killed, at least 50 injured and many others missing on Wednesday as a fire ripped through a high-rise apartment building in west London where residents had long warned of the potential risk More...