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Stop pressurizing expats, US warns China

Stop pressurizing expats, US warns China

WASHINGTON: US diplomats have warned China to stop using covert law enforcement agents on US…

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Atheist United Church minister fights review that could lead to firing

Atheist United Church minister fights review that could lead to firing

TORONTO – An ordained United Church of Canada minister who believes in neither God nor Bible said she is prepared…

Halifax woman who led class action in blood transfusion case dies

Halifax woman who led class action in blood transfusion case dies

HALIFAX – A Halifax woman who led a $1.18 billion class-action settlement for those infected with hepatitis C has died.…

Alberta mom forced to pay for air ambulance after premature birth in Ontario

Alberta mom forced to pay for air ambulance after premature birth in Ontario

An Alberta mother is struggling to pay an air-ambulance bill for thousands of dollars after she gave birth…

Family of Canadian held in Indonesia hope related ruling will help his case

Family of Canadian held in Indonesia hope related ruling will help his case

The family of a Canadian teacher imprisoned in Indonesia on much criticized child-abuse convictions is hoping a related…

Tech

Now, buy products through Twitter

New York: One can now use online social networking service Twitter to buy products as well. Twitter is teaming…

Facebook’s live video streaming only for celebrities

London: Celebrities now have another reason to connect with their fans on social networking site Facebook through a…

Russian tycoon Yuri Milner seeks India help in alien hunting project

Bengaluru: Yuri Milner, the Russian billionaire investor, has sought India’s help in finding alien life…

NASA reveals ‘dark side’ of moon

Washington: From a million miles away, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a…

‘More air quality monitoring systems will be installed in NCR’

New Delhi: The government Friday said that more air quality monitoring systems will be installed…

Astronomers observe interiors of ancient galaxies

Berlin: Data obtained using the European Southern Observatory’s ALMA telescope in Chile has given astronomers their first glimpse at the…

Health
Overweight? Don’t ponder over it all the time

Overweight? Don’t ponder over it all the time

London: If you believe you are overweight or obese, chances are that rather than reducing weight, you…

Tips to control dandruff during Monsoon!

Tips to control dandruff during Monsoon!

New Delhi: Hair care during monsoon becomes a herculean task and one of the most common woes during…

Business
Apple hired 65% more women in the past year

Apple hired 65% more women in the past year

Apple Inc said it had hired over 11,000 women globally in the past year – 65%…

India, Canada working to boost economic ties

India, Canada working to boost economic ties

TORONTO: Seeking to provide “new impetus” to their economic relations, Canada and India are jointly working…

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
With high-profile help, Obama plots life after presidency

With high-profile help, Obama plots life after presidency

WASHINGTON: The dinner in the private upstairs dining room of the White House went so late…

Hundreds of US rabbis voice support for Iran nuclear deal

Hundreds of US rabbis voice support for Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON: More than 300 American rabbis wrote to members of Congress urging them to support the…