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Hillary sizzles in Iowa, sets off president race talks

Hillary sizzles in Iowa, sets off president race talks

WASHINGTON: “Hello, Iowa! I’m baaack!” were ‘s opening words at the Harkin Steak Fry, an…

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Rob Ford diagnosed with ‘difficult’ malignant tumour; doctor optimistic about treatment

Rob Ford diagnosed with ‘difficult’ malignant tumour; doctor optimistic about treatment

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare and “fairly aggressive” type of malignant tumour, the doctor overseeing…

Douglas Garland’s preliminary hearing set for next May

Douglas Garland’s preliminary hearing set for next May

CALGARY– The man accused of killing a five-year-old Calgary boy and the child’s grandparents will have a preliminary hearing next…

Volunteers find bones after dragging Winnipeg’s Red River

Volunteers find bones after dragging Winnipeg’s Red River

Bones have been found after community volunteers dragged hooks along Winnipeg’s Red River in the search for missing…

Ottawa city buses to stop in memory of fatal crash one year ago

Ottawa city buses to stop in memory of fatal crash one year ago

OTTAWA – City buses in the nation’s capital will come to a halt morning in sombre tribute to…

Tech

The number of websites explodes past a billion

San Francisco: The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to…

Twitpic to stay alive with new owner

San Francisco: Twitpic is being acquired in a deal that will give renewed life to the widely…

Astronauts can run faster on moon surface than previously thought

Washington: Scientists have found that astronauts can actually walk faster on the moon than what…

Astronomers discover ‘tiniest’ galaxy that contains ‘giant’ black hole

Washington: Astronomers has recently found a smallest known galaxy that contains an enormous black hole.The…

Microsoft gifts @messenger to Facebook as it decides to shut down MSN Messenger

Washington: After deciding to shut down its MSN Messenger service, also known as Windows Live…

Facebook draws some of YouTube’s top content producers: WSJ

Washington: Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube`s biggest content producers to get them to…

Health
Dengue cases in Delhi, NCR rise to 55

Dengue cases in Delhi, NCR rise to 55

New Delhi: The number of dengue cases in the national capital and its adjoining areas has…

New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

New Delhi: Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunisation programme by the new government can bring…

Business
General Motors to launch hands-free driving

General Motors to launch hands-free driving

DETROIT: General Motors CEO Mary Barra has unveiled plans to make driving safer through hands-free technology,…

World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

SYDNEY: The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of re-igniting…

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
UN ‘taking lead’ on global fight on Ebola: Ban Ki-moon

UN ‘taking lead’ on global fight on Ebola: Ban Ki-moon

UNITED NATIONS: The head of the United Nations said that the world body is —taking the…

Fiji stages first election since 2006 coup

Fiji stages first election since 2006 coup

SUVA (Fiji): Fijians voted in the South Pacific nation’s first election since a 2006 coup, with…