India
PM Narendra Modi assures all support to ITBP to improve border infrastructure

PM Narendra Modi assures all support to ITBP to improve border infrastructure

NEW DELHI: In an indication of government’s continued focus on Sino-Indian border, Prime Minister Narendra…

USA
Nasa’s unmanned Antares rocket explodes on launch

Nasa’s unmanned Antares rocket explodes on launch

WASHINGTON: An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in…

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Community
Tina Fontaine ‘drifted away’ after her father’s death, court hears

Tina Fontaine ‘drifted away’ after her father’s death, court hears

WINNIPEG — Tina Fontaine — the Manitoba teenager whose death has prompted renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing…

Magnotta murder trial hears how homicide detectives tracked down victim’s head

Magnotta murder trial hears how homicide detectives tracked down victim’s head

MONTREAL — A cryptic fax from a Toronto lawyer helped homicide detectives find Jun Lin’s head a month after he…

Deadline passes, but tents remain at Vancouver homeless camp

Deadline passes, but tents remain at Vancouver homeless camp

VANCOUVER — Tents remained up in a homeless camp on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside early , following an emotional…

Murder charge withdrawn in N.S. case of missing woman in wake of ‘Mr. Big’ ruling

Murder charge withdrawn in N.S. case of missing woman in wake of ‘Mr. Big’ ruling

KENTVILLE, N.S. – The prosecution service in Nova Scotia withdrew a first-degree murder charge in the case of…

Tech

Samsung launches metal phones in China to take on Xiaomi

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics unveiled two new mid-tier handsets with a premium design as it prepared…

E-commerce companies wooing Indians in Silicon Valley to join

NEW DELHI: As e-commerce companies scale up their businesses dramatically, they’re being forced to look…

Scientists can now read robots’ minds

WASHINGTON: MIT scientists have developed a new system that can visually represent a robot’s decision-making…

3D printers shipments to cross 2.17 lakh in 2015 globally: Gartner

BANGALORE: Worldwide shipments of 3D printers (3DPs) will reach 217,350 units in 2015, up from…

Facebook sets up India Client Council

NEW DELHI: Social networking site Facebook has set up the India Client Council to better…

Google uncovers vulnerability in SSL web encryption technology

Washington: Three Google researchers have reportedly discovered a security bug in widely used web encryption…

Health
Signs that your blood sugar is on the higher side

Signs that your blood sugar is on the higher side

Do you feel thirsty all the time? Constant thirst and visiting the washroom repeatedly can indicate…

Why you should live in the present

Why you should live in the present

Feel your senses: Feel the breeze on your cheeks. Enjoy your cup of tea without bothering about…

Business
Gold set for weekly loss on dollar, strong data

Gold set for weekly loss on dollar, strong data

LONDON: Gold edged lower and was set to close down for the week due to a…

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture

SINGAPORE: Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building,…

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
Singapore upholds law that criminalizes gay sex

Singapore upholds law that criminalizes gay sex

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s highest court ruled  that a law that criminalizes sex between men is in line…

Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia: WHO

Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia: WHO

GENEVA/ACCRA: Liberia, the country worst-hit by an Ebola epidemic, may be seeing a decline in the…