Weather Today

Toronto
08/16/2017
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
23°C
real feel: 24°C
humidity: 91%
More forecast...
 
Community
An issue for upcoming NAFTA talks: Getting Mexicans a pay raise

An issue for upcoming NAFTA talks: Getting Mexicans a pay raise

The cost of Mexican labour will be an issue in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, participants…

Canadian health advocates eye Portugal’s drug model to combat opioid crisis

Canadian health advocates eye Portugal’s drug model to combat opioid crisis

OTTAWA — Canadian health-care experts, including B.C.’s provincial health officer, want the federal government to strongly consider Portugal’s approach to…

Funding gap for Syrian refugees manifests in more kids working, marrying: UNICEF

Funding gap for Syrian refugees manifests in more kids working, marrying: UNICEF

OTTAWA — Observers see a growing number of Syrian child brides as a tangible impact of the $3…

Soldiers help deal with crush of asylum seekers entering Quebec

Soldiers help deal with crush of asylum seekers entering Quebec

SAINT-BERNARD-DE-LACOLLE, Que. — Teams of Canadian soldiers stretched canvas across the metal frames of tents at a camp…

Tech

Acer launches ‘Nitro 5’ gaming laptop on Flipkart, retail stores

New Delhi: Leading gaming PC maker Acer on Monday introduced the powerful Nitro 5 in…

Next Apple Watch likely to have LTE

New Delhi: Apple proposes to release Apple Watch with built-in LTE this year.Quoting Bloomberg, The…

New mini satellite can be propelled with water

Washington: Scientists have developed a new type of miniature satellite called CubeSat that can be…

ISRO prepares for spare navigation satellite launch by August-end

New Delhi: After establishing a pioneering position in the world with its game-changing space program,…

ISS becomes first ‘off planet’ addition to Google Maps

New Delhi: The International Space Station (ISS) has become the first off planet addition to…

NASA eyes solar eclipse to understand Earth’s energy system

New York: In a bid to learn more about Earth’s energy system, scientists at NASA…

Health
Common mosquito can transmit Zika virus too, say Brazilian scientists

Common mosquito can transmit Zika virus too, say Brazilian scientists

New Delhi: The Zika flavivirus that broke out as an epidemic in Brazil in 2015 and…

Get your creative juices flowing with a pint of beer, say scientists!

Get your creative juices flowing with a pint of beer, say scientists!

New Delhi: The discourse on the negative effects of alcohol on health is a long-standing, never-ending…

Business
1MDB gets another extension from Abu Dhabi for missed $603 mln payment-source

1MDB gets another extension from Abu Dhabi for missed $603 mln payment-source

Abu Dhabi has given scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) until August 31 to make a $603…

Turkey agrees to German lawmaker visit to troops, says Berlin

Turkey agrees to German lawmaker visit to troops, says Berlin

Turkey has agreed to let German lawmakers visit soldiers serving at an air base in Turkey…

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
North Korea’s Kim a ‘maniac’: Philippines’ Duterte

North Korea’s Kim a ‘maniac’: Philippines’ Duterte

MANILA: North Korean leader is a “maniac” who could destroy Asia by triggering a nuclear war,…

Japan PM Shinzo Abe seeks new start with cabinet revamp

Japan PM Shinzo Abe seeks new start with cabinet revamp

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dumped arch-conservatives and embraced critical voices in a cabinet revamp…