India
Mayawati speaks of PM dream in Punjab

Mayawati speaks of PM dream in Punjab

NAWANSHAHR: In her first rally in Punjab during the campaign for the Lok Sabha polls,…

USA
Boston remembers marathon victims one year on

Boston remembers marathon victims one year on

BOSTON: Boston paid solemn tribute  to the victims and survivors of the marathon bombings that…

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Community
Man charged in 2012 Quebec election shooting should get lawyer funding: judge

Man charged in 2012 Quebec election shooting should get lawyer funding: judge

MONTREAL – A judge ruled that the accused in Quebec’s 2012 election night shooting should have access to a state-funded…

Calgary stabbing suspect ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

Calgary stabbing suspect ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

The young man accused of stabbing five people to death at a Calgary house party has been transferred to a…

Energy prices push inflation up in March: StatsCan

Energy prices push inflation up in March: StatsCan

OTTAWA – A big jump in energy costs and cigarette prices helped push up Canada’s inflation rate to…

Hundreds flee homes as flooding hits Eastern, Atlantic Canada

Hundreds flee homes as flooding hits Eastern, Atlantic Canada

Flooding has prompted more communities in Eastern Ontario to declare states of emergency as communities in New Brunswick…

Tech

Reliance Jio reports net loss of Rs 6.45 cr for H2

New Delhi: Reliance Jio Infocomm, formerly known as Infotel Broadband Services, reported a net loss…

Samsung’s ”survival strategy” was to ”beat” Apple in mobile market

Washington: A top Samsung executive reportedly said in a 2012 memo that was revealed in…

New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft

San Francisco: Microsoft Corp needs a “data culture” to thrive in the new computing environment,…

Uninor opens 367 exclusive retail stores in one day

New Delhi: Mobile operator Uninor said it has opened 367 new exclusive retail stores in…

HP to pay $108 million in US to settle bribery probes

Washington: US computer giant Hewlett-Packard agreed to pay USD 108 million to settle investigations that…

One of iPhone founders leaving Apple

New York: One of the pioneers behind the iPhone, software engineer Greg Christie, is leaving…

Health
Weight loss surgery linked to appetite, taste change

Weight loss surgery linked to appetite, taste change

London: Gone through a weight-loss surgery recently? Expect changes in appetite and taste of food as…

How parents can help their toddlers learn verbs

How parents can help their toddlers learn verbs

Washington: While previous research has shown that verbs pose a challenge to toddlers as they describe…

Business
Asian stock markets boosted by US data, earnings

Asian stock markets boosted by US data, earnings

TOKYO: Asian shares edged higher after upbeat US data helped Wall Street bounce from a sharp…

Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth

Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth

TOKYO: Shares rose in Asia, led by Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, as investors largely shrugged off…

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
Algeria’s Bouteflika poised to win re-election

Algeria’s Bouteflika poised to win re-election

ALGIERS: Algerians vote  in an election President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is widely expected to win after 15…

Robot submarine makes first complete search for MH370

Robot submarine makes first complete search for MH370

PERTH, Australia: A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of…