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Cuba opens Washington embassy, urges end to embargo

Cuba opens Washington embassy, urges end to embargo

WASHINGTON: The Cuban flag was raised over Havana’s embassy in Washington for the first time…

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Community
Ont. mother grateful after strangers stop her car from being towed outside ER

Ont. mother grateful after strangers stop her car from being towed outside ER

BARRIE, Ont. — The last thing on Kaylee Goemans’s mind when she rushed her six-week-old son to the emergency room…

Ex-activist sued by company over opposition to wind farm despite giving up fight

Ex-activist sued by company over opposition to wind farm despite giving up fight

A former Ontario woman who made satirical postings criticizing wind turbine construction in her hometown says she is still facing…

Nexen says Alberta oil spill began as early as June 29

Nexen says Alberta oil spill began as early as June 29

ANZAC, Alta. — Nexen Energy said it can narrow down when a pipeline ruptured in northern Alberta to…

Tornado touchdown confirmed southwest of Calgary

Tornado touchdown confirmed southwest of Calgary

Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down not far from Calgary. The touchdown happened 10 kilometres north…

Tech

‘More air quality monitoring systems will be installed in NCR’

New Delhi: The government Friday said that more air quality monitoring systems will be installed…

Astronomers observe interiors of ancient galaxies

Berlin: Data obtained using the European Southern Observatory’s ALMA telescope in Chile has given astronomers their first glimpse at the…

NASA identifies haze, flowing Ice on Pluto

Washington DC: NASA’s New Horizons mission has made surprising new discovery, and found haze and flowing ice…

Expert’s tips to increase immunity during Monsoon!

New Delhi: Monsoon is here and yet, the rainy season can play havoc to your…

Indian and Pacific oceans hiding global warming: NASA

Washington: A layer of the Indian and Pacific oceans, between 100-300 metres below the surface, has been accumulating…

Scientists discover 5 billion light-years away galaxy

Melbourne: Scientists in Australia have discovered a galaxy as far as 5 billion light-years away…

Health
Drink up Jaljeera for good health

Drink up Jaljeera for good health

New Delhi: Jaljeera, a refreshing and natural drink, can help to fight intestinal gas and poor…

Know what stress can do to your skin and hair!

Know what stress can do to your skin and hair!

New Delhi: In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become a way of life for many people…

Business
Toshiba CEO, executives to step down over $1.2 billion accounting scandal

Toshiba CEO, executives to step down over $1.2 billion accounting scandal

TOKYO: Japan’s Toshiba Corp said its chief executive was stepping down after an independent investigation found…

BRICS bank launched in China as alternative to World Bank, IMF

BRICS bank launched in China as alternative to World Bank, IMF

SHANGHAI: A new USD 100 billion bank floated by BRICS nations, including India, as an alternative…

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
Sri Lanka probes first Lankan ISIS man

Sri Lanka probes first Lankan ISIS man

COLOMBO: A 37-year-old Sri Lankan, who graduated in Sharia Law from Pakistan, has reportedly died fighting…

North Korea upgrades missile tower for possible October launch

North Korea upgrades missile tower for possible October launch

SEOUL: North Korea has erected a new, taller launch tower at its missile base, possibly in…