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Mayawati assails BJP for fanning Kairana exodus issue

Mayawati assails BJP for fanning Kairana exodus issue

LUCKNOW: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati charged the Bharatiya Janata Party with raking up the…

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Canada to begin collecting exit passport data

Canada to begin collecting exit passport data

Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale has announced that Canada will begin collecting passport data from people leaving the country.…

Halifax’s popular ‘HaliCop’ hospitalized while arresting alleged shoplifter

Halifax’s popular ‘HaliCop’ hospitalized while arresting alleged shoplifter

Halifax’s best-known police officer, who gained fame last month for a widely-circulated photo of him sitting on the sidewalk beside…

Calgary Police Service members charged after anti-corruption probe

Calgary Police Service members charged after anti-corruption probe

CALGARY - Current and former members of the Calgary Police Service are facing a bevy of charges after…

South African company says its firefighters were well paid for Fort McMurray work

South African company says its firefighters were well paid for Fort McMurray work

EDMONTON - The South African company hired to bring in a crew to help fight the Fort McMurray…

Tech

You could soon converse telepathically on Facebook

New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent live Q&A session was highly informative and entertaining…

ISRO all set to launch 20 satellites on June 22: Important things you should know!

New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch a record of…

NASA plans to build electric-powered airplane ‘Maxwell’

Washington: To bring more efficient, quieter and environmentally friendly aircraft, the US space agency NASA is planing…

Tourists sight 2 cubs at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve; authorities say there could be few more

New Delhi: In what could be termed as a joyous moment for all the wildlife…

Universe is expanding 5-9% faster than thought!

Washington: In a significant find, astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the universe is…

Juno mission arrival at Jupiter: NASA announces coverage, media activities

New Delhi: NASA’s Juno spacecraft is all set to make its rendezvous with Jupiter next month after an almost…

Health
Nutritional supplement could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Nutritional supplement could improve Parkinson’s treatment

New York: Oral nutritional supplement of a natural molecule has been found to benefit patients in a…

Four hours of physical exercise after learning boosts memory

Four hours of physical exercise after learning boosts memory

London: Are you unable to retain your memory? If yes, then start exercising as it might…

Business
China’s investment growth slows, bucking signs of stabilisation

China’s investment growth slows, bucking signs of stabilisation

Beijing, China’s fixed asset investment, an important gauge of infrastructure spending, slowed to its weakest pace…

Tokyo stocks dive 3.5% as Brexit fears spark yen rally

Tokyo stocks dive 3.5% as Brexit fears spark yen rally

Tokyo: Tokyo stocks dived to a two-month low as worries over Britain’s EU membership vote next…

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
Thai pilot jokes about crashing plane carrying ousted PM

Thai pilot jokes about crashing plane carrying ousted PM

BANGKOK: Thai budget airline carrier Nok Air apologised after one of its pilots joked about crashing…

Oscar Pistorius ‘must pay’, Reeva Steenkamp’s father says

Oscar Pistorius ‘must pay’, Reeva Steenkamp’s father says

PRETORIA: Reeva Steenkamp’s father broke down in court as he told a dramatic sentencing hearing that…