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Canada deploys alternate numbers as secret weapon in defence-spending fight

Canada deploys alternate numbers as secret weapon in defence-spending fight

OTTAWA – The federal government has been using a secret weapon to fight back against pressure from NATO and some…

‘Final stretch’: Conservatives to gather Saturday to announce next leader

‘Final stretch’: Conservatives to gather Saturday to announce next leader

OTTAWA – Conservative leadership candidates are working on getting out any remaining votes ahead of final event in Toronto, at…

SCC to hear federal government’s appeal on residential school records

SCC to hear federal government’s appeal on residential school records

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada is set to hold a hearing on the federal government’s appeal…

Stripping people of Canadian citizenship without hearing unfair, judge rules

Stripping people of Canadian citizenship without hearing unfair, judge rules

TORONTO – Stripping new Canadians of their citizenship without giving them a proper chance to explain themselves is…

Tech

Twitter for Apple TV updated with live 360 degree videos

San Francisco: Expanding its features for big screens, Twitter has updated its Apple TV app…

Robotic spacecraft launch will take place a year ahead of original schedule, confirms NASA

New Delhi: In a recent announcement, NASA has said that it will launch its robotic…

US lawmakers seek review of Outer Space Treaty amid competition

Washington: Facing competition from countries like India and China, US lawmakers are exploring the possibility…

New Facebook update reduces links to low-quality web pages

San Francisco: In an effort to enhance the user experience, Facebook has rolled out an…

Reliance Jio is rolling out JioFiber ‘Preview offer’ in these places

New Delhi: As Reliance Jio is gearing up to launch its much-awaited Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband…

Expedition 51 astronauts perform 200th spacewalk outside International Space Station!

New Delhi: Expedition 51 commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer are performing a…

Health
Expecting mothers, beware! Preeclampsia may increase your risk of stroke by 6 times

Expecting mothers, beware! Preeclampsia may increase your risk of stroke by 6 times

New Delhi: Pregnancy, although an important stage in every woman’s life, comes with its own set…

Smoking doesn’t see how old you are: 23-year-old suffers severe heart attack

Smoking doesn’t see how old you are: 23-year-old suffers severe heart attack

New Delhi: Even as there has been a paradigm shift in the age groups suffering from…

Business
Bain Capital raises $720 million for life sciences fund

Bain Capital raises $720 million for life sciences fund

Private equity firm Bain Capital LP said it had raised $720 million for its first investment…

Altice to group all operations under a single brand by mid-2018

Altice to group all operations under a single brand by mid-2018

Telecoms and cable holding company Altice will group all its operations under its current name by…

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
New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

WELLINGTON: New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets…

Ousted South Korean leader Park goes on trial

Ousted South Korean leader Park goes on trial

SEOUL: South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-Hye went on trial over the massive corruption scandal that…