India
State power must for growth of religion: Badal

State power must for growth of religion: Badal

ANANDPUR SAHIB: With assembly elections in Punjab just 18 months away, chief minister  took many…

USA
Kerry urges Lavrov to respect Ukraine ceasefire

Kerry urges Lavrov to respect Ukraine ceasefire

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State pressed his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to ensure that Moscow respects…

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Decommissioned LAVs used in Afghanistan being turned into war monuments

Decommissioned LAVs used in Afghanistan being turned into war monuments

CALGARY – Light armoured vehicles that carried Canadians troops through wartorn Afghanistan are being turned into monuments. The LAV III,…

Standoff in Timmins, Ont. ends; suspect escapes

Standoff in Timmins, Ont. ends; suspect escapes

TIMMINS, Ont. - Police in Timmins, Ont., say a man remains at large following a day-long standoff at a Canadian…

Slain Edmonton officer remembered for ‘incredible depth of commitment’

Slain Edmonton officer remembered for ‘incredible depth of commitment’

EDMONTON – They came to honour a father, a husband, a son and a friend. But Const. Daniel…

McGill’s medicine program put on probation by governing body

McGill’s medicine program put on probation by governing body

MONTREAL – McGill University’s prestigious medical school has been placed on probation by the Canadian body that grants…

Tech

Facebook tests ‘See First’ which controls what’s top of News Feed

Washington:Facebook is testing a new feature called ‘See First’, which, when turned on, allows the user…

Cars threaten world`s most endangered feline

Mazarambroz: The world`s most endangered feline species, the Iberian lynx, is making a comeback in Spain after…

Scientists identify ‘active volcanism’ on Venus

Washington: Scientists have discovered hot lava flows on Venus, providing evidence for active volcanism on…

Venus, Jupiter to Converge in Night Sky on June 30

Washington: Venus and Jupiter, the second and fifth planets furthest from Sun respectively, are to converge on…

Largest turtle breeding colony found in Atlantic

Washington: Scientists have found that the Central African country of Gabon is providing an invaluable nesting…

Here’s the text string that can cripple your Skype

Washington: Days after a string of characters was discovered that could crash the Messages app…

Health
Drug with potential to reduce weight identified

Drug with potential to reduce weight identified

New York: In what could lead to anti-obesity treatment for the elderly who may not always have…

Aasanas for preventing grey hair!

Aasanas for preventing grey hair!

If grey hair causes stress and yoga relieves stress, is it a viable grey hair treatment? Some…

Business
Barclays eyes Kenyan asset management after insurance deal

Barclays eyes Kenyan asset management after insurance deal

NAIROBI: Barclays Africa Group plans to move into the asset management business in Kenya this year…

Oil prices fall as World Bank cuts economic growth outlook

Oil prices fall as World Bank cuts economic growth outlook

SINGAPORE: Crude oil futures fell as the World Bank cut its global economic growth forecast, ending…

Editorial

Confucian Constitution or convenient confusion?

China’s intellectuals and their sympathisers have begun to peddle a bold new argument. They have started…

How to turn the tide

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently took over the finance port-folio. One of his first announcements was…

World
Nine dead as white gunman opens fire on black US church

Nine dead as white gunman opens fire on black US church

CHARLESTON: A white gunman killed nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina,…

China restricts Ramzan fasting in far western region

China restricts Ramzan fasting in far western region

BEIJING: China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from…