Lastnight World: 2 Indians on Forbes list of education innovators

2 Indians on Forbes list of education innovators

New York: The Indian-origin CEO of Datawind, maker of India's low-cost tablet Aakash, Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal have been named by Forbes among the 15 "classroom revolutionaries" using innovative technologies to reinvent education for students and teachers globally.

Turkey: 17 soldiers killed in copter crash

ANKARA: A Turkish military helicopter carrying soldiers on a mission against Kurdish rebels crashed because of bad weather on Saturday, killing all 17 troops onboard, officials said.

25 dead, 100 injured in Myanmar train mishap

YANGON: Authorities said casualties from a fiery train accident here increased to 25, while more than 100 are injured. State television on Friday there was an explosion and fire after dozens of people rushed to skim fuel from a derailed tanker train's overturned carriages.

Iraq cancels $4.2 bn Russia arms deal

Baghdad: Baghdad cancelled a $4.2 billion weapons package with Russia Saturday citing graft concerns. Cancellation of the deal is a setback for Moscow's attempts to firm up its slipping foothold in the Middle East.

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